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New York Times, Thursday, July 30, 2020

Author:
Joel Fagliano
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Fagliano

This puzzle:

Rows: 14, Columns: 15 Words: 59, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JQVXYZ} This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Joel Fagliano notes:
This puzzle's publication is gratifying, because it seemed close to impossible to make. I had the idea for it back in 2015, but only ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I've been trying to construct something like this for ages — my concept is that all entries in a row could take the same clue — but ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

Paper solvers don't see cross-referenced clues. We've tried to duplicate the print experience here.

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© 2020, The New York TimesNo. 0730 ( 25,832 )
Across
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& 5. Fiancée : WIFETOBE
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& 14. Recyclable metal : SCRAPIRON
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& 16. Real estate showing : OPENHOUSE
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& 18. It's all downhill from here : FALLLINE
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& 20. Graphic artist's medium : INDIAINK
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& 22. Something neat, with "the" : BEESKNEES
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& 25. Pasties, e.g. : MEATPIES
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& 27. Close with a handle : PULLSHUT
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& 32. Partisan divide, so to speak : THEAISLE
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& 35. Exhausts : TIRESOUT
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& 37. Bunny hill, for one : SKISLOPE
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& 41. "Hang on ..." : WAITASEC
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& 43. Some perfume ingredients : ROSEOILS
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& 46. What a considerate speaker tries to strike : GOODTONE
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& 49. Toppled by the wind : BLOWNDOWN
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& 54. Appropriate ratio for this puzzle? : TWOTOONE
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& 56. Raised one's paddle, say : MADEABID
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& 58. Quaker in the woods : ASPENTREE
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& 60. Ones whose livelihoods are derived from agriculture or forestry work : LANDUSERS
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& 62. Some retirement savings : NESTEGGS
Down
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Connection you might miss while flying? : WIFI
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Charter member of OPEC : IRAN
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Genre for Joni Mitchell and Joan Baez : FOLKMUSIC
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Photo lab request: Abbr. : ENL
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Rental availability sign : TOLET
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Boy on "The Andy Griffith Show" : OPIE
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$100 bills, in slang : BENS
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Chemical suffix that's also a direction : ENE
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Perform brilliantly : SHINE
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Items set up in agility drills : CONES
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"Wow, no manners!" : RUDE
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Warts and all : ASIS
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Smallest hail size, about a quarter-inch in diameter : PEA
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Hayride seats : BALES
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High flier : KITE
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Approximate shape of the British pound sign : ELL
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Baby food form : PUREE
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Fish with a pointed snout : PIKE
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Remained in effect : STOOD
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Source of power for a golf swing : HIPS
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Holder of a toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, etc. : TOILETBAG
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Shacks : HUTS
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Ticket abbr. that's found inside "ticket abbr." : ETA
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Buffoon : ASS
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Faint from emotion : SWOON
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___ Hubbard, Scientology founder : LRON
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French department that borders Switzerland : AIN
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Sort who's lost all hope : GONER
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Jesse who broke three world records in 45 minutes : OWENS
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Message that can be favorited : TWEET
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"Like a ___!" : BOSS
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Easy run : LOPE
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Choice in a sleepover game : DARE
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Extolling poetry : ODES
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Turkey piece : WING
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Casino calculation : ODDS
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Greek consonant : TAU
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Any of the Sierra Nevadas: Abbr. : MTN
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Sierra Nevada, e.g. : ALE

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

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