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New York Times, Monday, August 17, 2020

Property along the ocean ... or a hint to the starts of 18-, 23-, 36- and 47-Across

Author:
Alan Massengill and Andrea Carla Michaels
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andrea Carla Michaels

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Massengill. This is puzzle # 70 for Ms. Michaels.
Constructor notes:
ALAN: This idea came out of another collaboration with Andrea. I kept trying to work WAVES into our hair theme puzzle, and Andrea kept ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
MC: It's time to play … Name That Theme! MC: WAVES HELLO … MC: SURF THE NET … Ooh, ooh! Surfing terms! MC: Seriously? You think ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times8/17/20 ( No. 25,850 )
Across
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Goes a-courting : WOOS
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Buddies : PALS
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Off-the-cuff remark : ADLIB
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Em, to Dorothy, in "The Wizard of Oz" : AUNT
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Openly acknowledge : AVOW
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Garlic-flavored mayonnaise : AIOLI
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"In ___ of flowers ..." : LIEU
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Greets from across the way, say : WAVESHELLO
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Lollygags : LOAFS
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That is to say, in Latin : IDEST
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Casually browse online : SURFTHENET
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Word before taught or effacing : SELF
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"Tiny" Dickens boy : TIM
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Drop of golden sun : RAY
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Skin care product : TONER
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Extremes of the earth : POLES
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Time of lament : SADDAY
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Spends moolah : SHELLSOUTCASH
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Little VW : BEETLE
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Displays of huffiness : SNITS
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Fruit-filled pastries : TARTS
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Illusionist Geller : URI
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Modern term of endearment : BAE
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___ ID : USER
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Demonstrates some sleight of hand : PALMSCARDS
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Should arrive any minute now : ISDUE
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Ice cream serving : SCOOP
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Property along the ocean ... or a hint to the starts of 18-, 23-, 36- and 47-Across : BEACHFRONT
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Dance at Jewish weddings : HORA
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Hanukkah potato treat : LATKE
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Again : ANEW
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Shooting star, some might think : OMEN
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Lock of hair : TRESS
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___ lily : SEGO
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Greek peak in Thessaly : OSSA
Down
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Financial ctr. in Manhattan : WALLST
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"Most definitely, monsieur!" : OUIOUI
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Feature of a Las Vegas "bandit" : ONEARM
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Things, collectively : STUFF
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Dog's foot : PAW
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Director DuVernay of "Selma" : AVA
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The ___ Spoonful (1960s pop group) : LOVIN
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Stockholm native : SWEDE
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Companion of "oohs" : AAHS
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Low-calorie drinks : DIETSODAS
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Ha-ha, online : LOL
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Sick : ILL
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Info in a Who's Who listing : BIO
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Cry between "Ready" and "Go!" : SET
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Leisurely walks : STROLLS
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Actress Berry : HALLE
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Centers of hurricanes : EYES
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Extremities : ENDS
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Jacob's first wife, in the Bible : LEAH
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Cook in oil : FRY
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Elements of a strategy : TACTICS
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"Stupid" segments on old David Letterman shows : PETTRICKS
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"We need help!" : SOS
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Mixes with a spoon, say : STIRS
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Caspian and Caribbean : SEAS
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Reply in a roll call : HERE
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E pluribus ___ : UNUM
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Air-conditioning meas. : BTU
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Needs for playing Quidditch : BROOMS
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Is gaga over : ADORES
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Madrid's land, to locals : ESPANA
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File shareable on a PC or Mac : PDF
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Psychic glows : AURAS
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Sierra ___ (African country) : LEONE
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Sound preceding "Gesundheit!" : ACHOO
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The Beatles' "___ Leaving Home" : SHES
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Sandwich inits. : BLT
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Put a ring on it! : EAR
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Gobbled up : ATE
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Less than zero: Abbr. : NEG
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What it takes to tango : TWO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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