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New York Times, Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Rapper with the 3x platinum single "Hold On, We're Going Home"

Author:
Jean O'Conor
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. O'Conor.
Jean O'Conor notes:
This was a fun theme for me. Shortly after submitting my PESTO recipe puzzle two years ago, I decided to continue to follow the advice ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Wacky interpretations of normal kitchen items today, for example COOKIE SHEET being clued to tracking cookies on a web browser. I ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times7/30/14 ( No. 23,640 )
Across
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Sandwich usually served with mayo : BLT
4
Like messy beds : UNMADE
10
Scott Pelley's network : CBS
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Tyler of "The Lord of the Rings" : LIV
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April to September, for baseball : SEASON
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Stadium closed in 2008 : SHEA
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Like some stocks, for short : OTC
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List of user IDs? : COOKIESHEET
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"I'm surprised to see you!" : OHHI
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Run some water over : RINSEOFF
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Undergarment fitting device? : MEASURINGCUP
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Tag ... or a word that can precede tag : NAME
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Plains Indians : OSAGES
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Jailer with a key ring? : CANOPENER
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The Rosetta Stone is one : STELA
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Massachusetts or Connecticut in D.C. : AVE
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Was livid : FUMED
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Cowboy moniker : TEX
40
Card combinations : MELDS
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Hardly an attraction for a surfer? : MICROWAVE
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Impersonate : POSEAS
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"... ducks in ___" : AROW
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Directors in charge of downsizing? : CUTTINGBOARD
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Elementary start : GRADEONE
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Textile artist, perhaps : DYER
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Attractive but annoying date? : CHAFINGDISH
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TurboTax alternative, for short : CPA
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Features of many late-1950s cars : FINS
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___ greens : TURNIP
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Vessel that was 300 cubits long : ARK
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Poison ___ : OAK
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Jerks : SPASMS
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Fish eggs : ROE
Down
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What century plants do only once : BLOOM
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Limber : LITHE
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Just 2 to 13, once : TVCHANNELS
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Sch. with a noted marching band : USC
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Opposite of paleo- : NEO
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Most Cook Islanders : MAORI
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Welcome at the door : ASKIN
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"___ anything later?" : DOING
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"Romanian Rhapsodies" composer : ENESCO
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Food Network V.I.P. : CHEF
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Gripe : BEEF
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College Board creation : SAT
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Patronize, as a store : SHOPAT
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Noted children's "doctor" : SEUSS
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Golfer Aoki : ISAO
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One crouching at home : UMP
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Snorkeling spot : REEF
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Aid for a bank heist : GETAWAYCAR
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Peak figure: Abbr. : ELEV
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___-Coburg (former German duchy) : SAXE
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Summer getaway : CAMP
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Former Chevy subcompact : AVEO
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Book before Deut. : NUM
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British record giant : EMI
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Cam button : REC
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Bummer : DRAG
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Some coffee orders : DECAFS
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Arab kingdom native : SAUDI
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Planet, e.g. : ORB
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Pinocchio material : WOOD
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Hospital implants : STENTS
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Dress smartly, in old parlance : TOGUP
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Hindu warrior king : INDRA
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German refusals : NEINS
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Not an original : REPRO
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Rapper with the 3x platinum single "Hold On, We're Going Home" : DRAKE
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Karmann ___, classic German sports car : GHIA
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Arrange in order : RANK
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Exec in charge of $$$ : CFO
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___ card : SIM
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Some PCs and printers : HPS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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