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New York Times, Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Foreigner's obstacle ... or a hint to hidden words in 17-, 29-, 37- and 49-Across

Author:
Dan Schoenholz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Schoenholz.
Dan Schoenholz notes:
After noticing the contents of AN(GER MAN)AGEMENT, I made several iterations of a puzzle containing different European nationalities ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
I debated for a long time whether or not to highlight the four hidden language names in this puzzle's grid ... but ultimately decided ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Nice "hidden words" theme today, one I didn't see coming. I liked how each language runs across two words, breaking the LANGUAGE ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times8/13/14 ( No. 23,654 )
Across
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Eurasian plain : STEPPE
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Sugary punch, slangily : BUGJUICE
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Like McJobs : MENIAL
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Worker's advocate, in brief : UNIONREP
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Class for the hotheaded : ANGERMANAGEMENT
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Deliver by wagon, say : CARTIN
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Storage buildings with elevators : SILOS
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H.R.H. part : HER
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___-a-brac : BRIC
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Cirrus cloud formation : WISP
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"... ___ can't get up!" : ANDI
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Covered with goose bumps : ALLATINGLE
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Cardiologist's insert : STENT
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One with a habit : USER
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Partner of then : NOW
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Result of a buzz cut : SHORTHAIR
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___ rule : MOB
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Veterinary school subj. : ANAT
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"I'm outta here!" : SEEYA
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Miller Park crew : THEBREWERS
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Tended to, as a strain : ICED
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They know beans : GOYA
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Loser to paper : ROCK
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Something to trip on : LSD
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___ year (annually) : ONCEA
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NBC anchor before Williams : BROKAW
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Foreigner's obstacle ... or a hint to hidden words in 17-, 29-, 37- and 49-Across : LANGUAGEBARRIER
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Transpired : OCCURRED
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Nutbag : WEIRDO
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Diving board locales : DEEPENDS
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Ropes in : LASSOS
Down
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Diminutive, in Dundee : SMA
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Like variety stores of old : TENCENT
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Fighting words, of sorts : ENGARDE
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Fishing place : PIER
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Medicare component : PARTB
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Twain's New York burial place : ELMIRA
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Brat holder : BUN
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Señora's "some" : UNAS
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Caron title role of 1958 : GIGI
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Billy a.k.a. the Piano Man : JOEL
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Like golf course roughs, typically : UNMOWN
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Work stoppage declaration? : IRESIGN
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2000s, e.g.: Abbr. : CEN
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Competent, facetiously : EPT
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Indigo source : ANIL
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Is down with : HAS
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Desktop problem : CLUTTER
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___ Poke (classic candy) : SLO
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Seat for a service : PEW
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Good folks to know : INS
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Volcanic spew : ASH
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White-glove affair : TEA
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Body part used in some recognition systems : IRIS
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Seafarer's adverb : THAR
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Exclamation point's key-mate : ONE
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Lacking polish : RAW
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Big name in outdoor gear : REI
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Get-together: Abbr. : MTG
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"Well, well!" : OHO
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Music star with an accent in her name : BEYONCE
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Oblong pastries : ECLAIRS
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"You take credit cards?" response : YESWEDO
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Interpose : ADD
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Excellent, as a job : BANGUP
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L.B.J. in-law : ROBB
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Doctor's penmanship, stereotypically : SCRAWL
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Home to Samsung : KOREA
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Smoke or salt : CURE
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Bring in : EARN
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Kept in the cellar, maybe : AGED
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Jenner of reality TV : KRIS
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Israeli air hub locale : LOD
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Big club? : ACE
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Times V.I.P.'s : EDS
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Children's author Asquith : ROS

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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