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New York Times, Thursday, July 30, 2015

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
University that was originally the Medical College of Louisiana
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQWZ} This is puzzle # 166 for Mr. Quigley.
Brendan Emmett Quigley notes:
So I was making this puzzle last fall and I fielded a question to my Facebook friends (real and otherwise) as to whether or not the ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Well-executed "Little Women" theme, MEG AMY BETH and JO tossed into normal phrases to produce wackiness. I've seen a lot of "Little ... read more
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© 2015, The New York Times7/30/15 ( No. 24,005 )
Across
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Chronicler of the English Restoration : PEPYS
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Open a crack : AJAR
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Player for big laughs : HAM
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Crack, as a code : UNLOCK
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Baby ___ : MAMA
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Back : AGO
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Hardy brown spice? : TOUGHNUTMEG
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Tell : RAT
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Shambles, e.g. : GAITS
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Bring to light : UNEARTH
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Many homecoming attendees, informally : ALUMS
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Booster for a band : AMP
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Not just deception : LIES
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Company that will get you a second spouse? : BIGAMYBUSINESS
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Corn ___ : BELT
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School closing? : ELL
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Deli stock : LOX
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"Take your pick" : ANY
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Rang : KNELLED
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Real blast : GAS
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Deal maker: Abbr. : AGT
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Like some baseball : AAA
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Lexington's ___ Arena : RUPP
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Extremely tacky production of a Shakespeare play? : MACBETHNCHEESE
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Ill-looking : PALE
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Network with "Suits" and "Royal Pains" : USA
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Whaling ship that inspired "Moby-Dick" : ESSEX
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Increase in interest : ACCRUAL
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Pop-___ : TARTS
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Man cave invitee : BRO
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Country instrument played by a migrant? : TRAVELBANJO
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Rummy : SOT
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Actress Gunn of "Breaking Bad" : ANNA
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Calm swimming spot : LAGOON
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Sticks in an abandoned building? : TNT
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"Follow" : HEEL
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Don't bother : LETBE
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Situate : PUT
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Musician who coined the term "ambient music" : ENO
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Downright homely : PLUGUGLY
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Something to meditate on : YOGAMAT
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Deep divide : SCHISM
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Small price to pay? : AMT
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Printing problems : JAMUPS
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Revival reply : AMEN
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What's really hot : RAGE
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TV news host Melissa ___-Perry : HARRIS
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Swirly-colored marbles : AGATES
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Ones in the closet? : MOTHS
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Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
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Worth keeping : USABLE
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To whom "I'll take ..." is often said : ALEX
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"Rock Me" group, 1975 : ABBA
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What a title may come with : LIEN
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Muslim V.I.P.s : MULLAHS
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One doing the dishes? : YENTE
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Relating to part of the small intestine : ILEAC
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Quick approval : NOD
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Source of some shadows, for short : KGB
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Woolly : LANATE
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"Looks like I was wrong" : GUESSNOT
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Vault locale : APSE
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Glasses, informally : SPEX
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Taiwan-based computer giant : ACER
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Put on again : RESTAGE
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Long vowel indicator : MACRON
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Creator of the characters added in 17-, 28-, 44- and 57-Across : ALCOTT
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University that was originally the Medical College of Louisiana : TULANE
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Like some tea : HERBAL
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"The way beer was meant to be" sloganeer, once : PABST
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Home of Bountiful : UTAH
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Duncan of Obama's cabinet : ARNE
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"___ I'm saying is ..." : ALL
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Cartoonist Mayerik who co-created Howard the Duck : VAL
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Book before Psalms : JOB
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Last ___ : ONE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle.

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