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New York Times, Monday, August 18, 2014

53-Across : Shiner

Author:
Ian and Katie Livengood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Livengood. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Livengood.
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© 2014, The New York Times8/18/14 ( No. 23,659 )
Across
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Rude dude : CAD
4
Trash-hauling boat : SCOW
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Rigid : STIFF
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"___ wide" (dentist's directive) : OPEN
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Skye of "Say Anything ..." : IONE
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English Channel port town : POOLE
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Film designed to attract Academy Awards consideration : OSCARBAIT
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BMW and VW : AUTOS
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"Orange" tea : PEKOE
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Like most TV shows starting in the 1960s : COLORCAST
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War-torn part of Russia : CHECHNYA
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Ninny : ASS
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Fireplace residue : ASH
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Go out, as a fire : DIE
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Cable TV's Heartland, formerly : TNN
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Relative of a frog : TOAD
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"Now!," on an order : ASAP
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Liability's opposite : ASSET
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Misfit ... or what you get after the sequence described by the ends of 17-, 21-, 57- and 63-Across? : AFISHOUTOFWATER
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Pub game : DARTS
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___ Grant (college financial aid) : PELL
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Like him but not her : MALE
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Colorado tribe : UTE
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"___ so-o-o-o sleepy!" : IAM
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"For shame!" : TSK
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Feeling blue : SAD
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Shiner : BLACKEYE
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Problem with teeth alignment : UNDERBITE
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Jobs to do : TASKS
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River flowing beneath Paris's Pont Neuf : SEINE
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Projection room item : MOVIEREEL
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Swimming competitions : MEETS
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Country whose name sounds like a Jamaican's cry : OMAN
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Hamlet, for one : DANE
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Pizza part often eaten last : CRUST
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I.R.S. IDs : SSNS
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Quiet fan setting : LOW
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Home for hens : COOP
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Vaulted church area : APSE
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Piece of patio furniture : DECKCHAIR
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Brother or sister, for short : SIB
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Instructs, informally : COACHESUP
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Chopping one might bring a tear to your eye : ONION
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How sloppy kisses are given : WETLY
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Practice boxing : SPAR
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Avian Froot Loops mascot : TOUCANSAM
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Specks : IOTAS
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Dental string : FLOSS
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Suffix with Oktober or Ozz : FEST
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Chemical formula for sodium hydroxide : NAOH
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Bassoon, e.g. : REED
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Quaker cereal grain : OAT
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Informal goodbye : CIAO
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Only minimally : ATAD
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Furniture item that might seat three : SOFA
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Opposite of "Yep!" : NAW
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Pupils who score in the 60s : DSTUDENTS
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Chowed down : ATE
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Paddy wagon : POLICEVAN
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Louisiana's has a nesting pelican with three chicks : STATESEAL
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Morays, e.g. : EELS
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Long, long hike : TREK
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D.D.E.'s predecessor : HST
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___ jacket (protective wear) : FLAK
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Recede, as the tide : EBB
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Pass (out) : METE
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Villain's look : SNEER
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Formal goodbye : ADIEU
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Wheels for big wheels : LIMOS
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Molecular bits : ATOMS
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One of 10 in a series of football downs : YARD
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"Semper Fi" org. : USMC
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A little shuteye : REST
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Gambling game whose name spells a gambling town when the first letter is changed : KENO
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Killed, as a dragon : SLEW
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Tie-___ (commercial promotions) : INS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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