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New York Times, Sunday, July 3, 2016

5-Down : Bit of summer wear

Author:
Samuel A. Donaldson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Samuel A. Donaldson

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 69 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Donaldson.
Samuel A. Donaldson notes:
As the first person ever to publish an "add-a-sound" theme puzzle in the NYT, I want to take this chance to thank... Wait, what? You mean this gimmick isn't entirely novel? Oh. Well, then. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Some fun results in Sam's sound changes. I particularly like the ones involving 1.) an interesting spelling change, 2.) a strong base phrase, and 3.) a humorous result. TRICKY DICTION is ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times7/3/16 ( No. 24,344 )
Across
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Carol opening : ADESTE
7
Unable to make a mess? : AWOL
11
"Yeah, same here" : ANDSODOI
19
Crankcase base : OILPAN
20
Rib-eye alternative : TBONE
21
"S.N.L." cast member, 1985-90 : NORADUNN
22
Emmerich who directed "Independence Day" : ROLAND
23
Portrayer of Buffett in "Too Big to Fail" : ASNER
24
Doesn't cool down : STAYSMAD
25
What's involved in a tongue twister? : TRICKYDICTION
28
Alternative to "la" : UNE
29
School leader? : PRE
30
Good looks or a nice personality : ASSET
31
Who said "If you even dream of beating me, you'd better wake up and apologize" : ALI
32
Very, very top of the earth's crust? : DIRTPORTION
35
Outback baby : JOEY
37
___ Na Na : SHA
39
Subject of many an internet meme : CAT
40
Did some housecleaning : SWEPT
41
Internet annoyances : POPUPS
44
Handler of many trays, for short : TSA
45
Unit of bricks, so to speak : TON
47
Beryl and bornite : ORES
48
Mary Kay rival : AVON
49
First home of the three rich little pigs? : STRAWMANSION
55
Sporty Spice of the Spice Girls : MELC
56
We all do it : AGE
57
Recently retired Laker great, to fans : KOBE
58
Green Day drummer : TRECOOL
63
Gussying up : PRETTYING
66
Wally's bro, on '50s-'60s TV : BEAV
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Raw footage? : PORNO
69
Counting rhyme start : EENIE
70
Bank window letters : FDIC
72
Donald Duck's nephews, e.g. : TRIO
74
___ Barkley, Truman's vice president : ALBEN
75
Sing about? : RATON
76
Dixie term of address : YALL
78
Curt ___, 2001 World Series M.V.P. : SCHILLING
80
Suffragist Elizabeth Cady ___ : STANTON
83
Polish site : NAIL
85
Entrance requirements, informally : TIX
86
The first step : ATOB
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Two things the candy lover took to the beach? : SWEETNLOTION
90
Going ___ : RATE
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Still quite red : RARE
95
Abbr. on a copier tray : LTR
96
Every leader of North Korea so far : KIM
97
Like supermarkets, theaters and planes : AISLED
99
Sci-fi-inspired toys of the 1980s : EWOKS
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Suffix with Darwin : IAN
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Point : AIM
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Peer onstage : GYNT
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What an overbearing sergeant causes? : BASETENSION
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Green org. : EPA
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Actress Hayek : SALMA
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..., to Samuel Morse : ESS
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Spirits: Abbr. : ALC
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What improved tire tread produces? : BONUSTRACTION
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Something you might have a handle on : CHATROOM
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New Mexico natives : ZUNIS
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Ruin, as a parade : RAINON
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IMAX predecessor : CINERAMA
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Cousin of an impala : ELAND
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Seinfeld's "puffy shirt," e.g. : BLOUSE
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Painkillers : ANODYNES
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Spine part : DISK
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Detects : SENSES
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It helps get the blood flowing : AORTA
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Some gowns : DIORS
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"American Psycho" author : ELLIS
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The cantina in "Star Wars," e.g.? : SPACEJUNCTION
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Bit of summer wear : TANKTOP
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Onetime Expos/Mets outfielder Chávez : ENDY
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X-coordinate : ABSCISSA
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Custom : WONT
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New York native : ONEIDA
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"Vive ___!" : LEROI
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Response: Abbr. : ANS
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Too tired for the task, say : NOTUPTOIT
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Product that works, and is stored, under the sink : DRANO
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Mystery writer Dorothy : SAYERS
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"___ bodkins!" : ODS
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More run-down : DUMPIER
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Like some soap : ONAROPE
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Shifts to the right : INDENTS
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Follow : TAIL
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Appointment book page : DAY
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Fed. reactor monitor : NRC
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Ink : TATS
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Wee hour : TWO
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Will work : ESSAY
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Peddle : HAWK
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Coddles : PAMPERS
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Have thirds, say : OVEREAT
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Cornmeal dish : POLENTA
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Hot : TRENDY
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Winter Olympics powerhouse: Abbr. : NOR
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"Glad the week's almost over!" : TGIF
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Pitchfork-wielding group : MOB
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Help illegally : ABET
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Narrows the gap with : NEARS
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Only country with a nonrectangular flag : NEPAL
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Where they sell accessories at a pet shop? : COLLARSTATION
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Like a satellite's path : ORBITAL
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Unvarying in tone : ONENOTE
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Kind of truck : LONGBED
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Red Cross setup : TENTS
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Humongous : GIANT
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Mark : VICTIM
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Group sharing a tartan : CLAN
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Only state with a nonrectangular flag : OHIO
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Rap epithet : LIL
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"Nope, huh-uh" : IXNAY
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Night ___ : OWL
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Bottom-line figure : NETINCOME
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Villain in "The Avengers" : LOKI
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Historic blocks : ERAS
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Internet surfing, often : TIMESINK
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Daphne du Maurier novel made into a Best Picture : REBECCA
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Flooded with : AWASHIN
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"South Pacific" star ___ Brazzi : ROSSANO
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Squeak (by) : EKE
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Proportionate : INSCALE
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Like a clear night sky : STARRY
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Quill tip : NIB
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Yearly tree growths : ANNULI
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Long-nosed fish : GAR
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Online finance firm : ELOAN
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Moved like sap : OOZED
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Concern for vets : PTSD
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"Peanuts" thumb-sucker : LINUS
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North Woods denizen : MOOSE
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Queen ___ lace : ANNES
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Some, to Spaniards : UNAS
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Some Wall St. traders : ARBS
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"Ideas worth spreading" grp. : TED
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"Live ___" (Taco Bell slogan) : MAS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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