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New York Times, Saturday, August 17, 2019

Classic poem with the lines "Did you want to see me broken? / Bowed head and lowered eyes?"

Author:
Michael Hawkins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Hawkins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Michael Hawkins notes:
Seeing this puzzle publish as a Saturday surprised me, not only because it was accepted as a Friday but also because some of the clues ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
FOLIE A DEUX, I just added that to our word list last month! The author of "Bad Blood" used the term to describe the amoral pair of ... read more
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© 2019, The New York Times8/17/19 ( No. 25,484 )
Across
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Maternity option involving a pool : WATERBIRTH
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Imposture : SHAM
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"Not pulling my leg?" : AREYOUSURE
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Scour : COMB
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Modern young person vis-à-vis video games and smartphones : SCREENAGER
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Seton who wrote "Dragonwyck" : ANYA
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Egyptian pyramid, e.g. : TOMB
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To-dos : TASKS
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Gym count : REPS
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Baldwin sometimes seen on stage : ALEC
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Trunk : TORSO
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Day of a hunt : EASTER
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Followers : ACOLYTES
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Pliant : LITHE
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It might start as a shadow : BEARD
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Start of many a "Jeopardy!" response : WHO
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Divine messenger : IRIS
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With 39-Across, 1970s-'80s fashion icon : PERRY
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Farm delivery : CALF
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"That is ___" : ALL
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See 36-Across : ELLIS
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Author who wouldn't let bygones be bygones? : ROGET
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Quartz, e.g. : SILICATE
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Ingredient in V8 juice : CELERY
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Sci-fi star who hosted the documentary series "In Search of ..." : NIMOY
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Something scratched : NOGO
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Blackbird : MERL
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Washington State's ___ Island ... or some things seen off its shore : ORCAS
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Appropriates inappropriately? : ROBS
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University in Athens : OHIO
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Corn or rice : FOODSTAPLE
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Dishevel : MUSS
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Shared delusion, from the French : FOLIEADEUX
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Help badly : ABET
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Good bet : SMARTMONEY
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Biblical verb : WAST
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With the bow, in music : ARCO
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Bring to ___ : TERM
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Removers of some irritants : EYEBATHS
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Tiny spoonful, of a sort : ROE
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Hardly a swinger : BUNTER
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Man's name that comes from the Hebrew for "laughter" : ISAAC
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Some throws : RUGS
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Peregrination : TREK
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Part of some gender studies : HERSTORY
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Like Al Capone's face : SCARRY
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Fair pay : HONESTWAGE
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"Weekend Update" co-host for four seasons : AMYPOEHLER
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Grads who've demonstrated firm knowledge? : MBAS
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One side of a ship : LEE
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Hackneyed : OLD
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___ Canetti, 1981 Literature Nobelist : ELIAS
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Seattle, to Alaska : AIRLINEHUB
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Classic poem with the lines "Did you want to see me broken? / Bowed head and lowered eyes?" : STILLIRISE
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Soaring real estate? : AERIE
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Sleepers, e.g. : CARS
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Pushover : SOFTY
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Hit hard : BELT
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Semis are found in them : PLAYOFFS
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Boulder locale : COLORADO
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Prefix with -logical : ECO
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Std. : REG
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"Start from the beginning" : IMLOST
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Pamper : COSSET
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Bottom : NADIR
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Attraction in midtown N.Y.C. : MOMA
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Latitude : ROOM
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Pop, maybe : COLA
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Sign with the times : OPEN
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Risqué : BLUE
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Risqué, say : SEXY
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Poofy bit of headgear : TAM

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle.

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