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New York Times, Tuesday, July 30, 2019

With 40-Across, money required to open a business ... or a hint to 18-, 24-, 47- and 57-Across

Author:
Christina Iverson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQVZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Iverson.
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© 2019, The New York Times7/30/19 ( No. 25,466 )
Across
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What a coin may go in : SLOT
5
___ & Allies (classic board game) : AXIS
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Lies lazily in the sun : BASKS
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Stun with a gun : TASE
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Brad of "Fight Club" : PITT
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Someone's in the kitchen with her, in an old song : DINAH
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Wreck : RUIN
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Petty set of procedures : RIGAMAROLE
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Woman who's bid good night in an old song : IRENE
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"___, old chap!" : ISAY
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"With this ring, I thee ___" : WED
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Local officials in dioceses : PARISHPRIESTS
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Seats in many bars : STOOLS
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Car : AUTO
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Car with a meter : CAB
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Sites of biceps and triceps : ARMS
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More cunning : FOXIER
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With 40-Across, money required to open a business ... or a hint to 18-, 24-, 47- and 57-Across : STARTUP
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See 38-Across : CAPITAL
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Permeates : IMBUES
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Feature of many an old car : DENT
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Cunning : SLY
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Some beans : SOYS
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"Here's how experts handle this" : PROTIP
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Longest-serving Independent member of Congress in U.S. history : BERNIESANDERS
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Vaccine target : FLU
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Greeting in Guatemala : HOLA
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Generate by dubious means : GINUP
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Part of a Juliet soliloquy : ROMEOROMEO
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Crème ___ crème : DELA
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Juiced (up) : AMPED
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Noted terrier in a 1939 film : TOTO
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Scott of an 1857 Supreme Court case : DRED
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Inventor with a coil named after him : TESLA
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Lead-in to chat or dragon : SNAP
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Time long past : YORE
Down
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Unit of bacon : STRIP
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Actress Linney of "The Truman Show" : LAURA
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Common basket-weaving material : OSIER
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Something you'll have to go to court for? : TENNIS
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Financing letters : APR
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Midnight, on a grandfather clock : XII
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Edie Sedgwick and Kendall Jenner, for two : ITGIRLS
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Condition of inactivity : STASIS
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They're almost always shared by twins, informally : BDAYS
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Televise : AIR
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Winter play outfits : SNOWSUITS
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Leafy vegetable that can be green or purple : KALE
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Place to store a lawn mower : SHED
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Fannie ___ : MAE
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Locale for a manor : ESTATE
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Falcon-headed Egyptian god : HORUS
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Circumstance's partner : POMP
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Car with a meter : TAXI
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Blue-green shade : TEAL
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Alternative to Charles de Gaulle : ORLY
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Some CBS police dramas : CSIS
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Prefix with sphere : ATMO
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Obvious signs of pregnancy : BABYBUMPS
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Fruity soda brand : FANTA
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Selecting, with "for" : OPTING
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Ploy : RUSE
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Tops of corp. ladders : CEOS
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"That'll never happen!" : DREAMON
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Ones doing loops and barrel rolls : PILOTS
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Onetime stage name of Sean Combs : PDIDDY
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"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" spinoff : RHODA
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___'easter : NOR
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Month after diciembre : ENERO
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Side of many a protractor : RULER
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Garden tool : SPADE
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___ row (some blocks in a college town) : FRAT
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Togolese city on the Gulf of Guinea : LOME
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Fish that can be electric : EEL
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Second letter after epsilon : ETA
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"Alley ___!" : OOP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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