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New York Times, Thursday, July 25, 2019

___ Railroad Co. v. Tompkins (landmark 1938 Supreme Court case)

Author:
Erik Agard and Andy Kravis
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 75, Blocks: 40 Missing: {F} This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Agard. This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Kravis. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
I've reworded my explanation of today's theme seven times now. You know what they say: the eighth time's a charm! Basketball JUMPERS ... read more
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© 2019, The New York Times7/25/19 ( No. 25,461 )
Across
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Last ___ : STRAW
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Stereo knob : BASS
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Franchise with a "Cyber" spinoff : CSI
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"... you sure about that?" : ORISIT
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Up to it : ABLE
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Kylo ___ (Adam Driver role) : REN
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iPhone download : MOBILEAPP
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2020, but not 2019 or 2021 : LEAPYEAR
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Most of Google's income : ADSALES
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Film not seen in theaters : TVMOVIE
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Rapper Nicki : MINAJ
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Deep : OCEAN
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1990s antidiscrimination law, for short : ADA
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90s kid? : ASTUDENT
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World : REALM
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Friends of Nancy : AMIS
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Cousin of a Drama Desk Award : OBIE
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Los Angeles neighborhood that includes Dodger Stadium : ECHOPARK
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Classic Dr. Seuss book : HOPONPOP
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C-worthy : SOSO
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Loading area : PIER
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Action figure with 21 moving parts : GIJOE
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Ventilated container : PETCRATE
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"Is there a point to all this?" : AND
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What may be found behind the appendix : INDEX
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Tony : SMART
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Flood : TORRENT
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Piece of hotel room furniture : ARMOIRE
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Mountain rescue group : SKIPATROL
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Flee to avoid obligations, say : SKIPTOWN
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It's in the pipeline : OIL
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___ Railroad Co. v. Tompkins (landmark 1938 Supreme Court case) : ERIE
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Gym pair, informally : SNEAKS
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Actor Penn : KAL
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Epitome of luxury, with "the" : RITZ
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Cousin of -ian : ESQUE
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"Brave New World" drug : SOMA
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Walked heavily : TROD
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Specialty of Kansas City cooks : RIBS
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2007 #1 Alicia Keys album : ASIAM
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British royal : WILLIAM
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American Pharoah or Citation : BAY
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Not on ___ : ABET
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Belarusian, e.g. : SLAV
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Sunday delivery : SERMON
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Thirst for : CRAVE
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Certain photo filter : SEPIA
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Unerasable, say : INPEN
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Winter temps, in many places : TEENS
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Mephistophelian : SATANIC
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Aquarium attractions : OCTOPI
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Some basketball shots ... and the theme of this puzzle : JUMPERS
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God often depicted with a shield : ARES
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Retro style : DECO
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Sounds at a fireworks show : AAHS
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Artistic school project : DIORAMA
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Possible response to "How did you know?" : ESP
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2012 time travel thriller : LOOPER
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Cabo's peninsula : BAJA
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Unwavering : IRON
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Managed to get, with "out" : EKED
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Not join, with "out" : OPT
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On topic : GERMANE
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New Hampshire academy locale : EXETER
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Sheets of rain? : TARPS
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"No worries" : ITSOK
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Finnish tech giant : NOKIA
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Dry run : DRILL
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Completely, in modern lingo : TOTES
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Edible algae used to wrap sushi : NORI
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Ninny : TWIT
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Neighbor of Turkey : IRAQ
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Popular streaming device : ROKU
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If-then-___ (kind of logic statement) : ELSE
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Part of the body between la bouche and les yeux : NEZ

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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