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New York Times, Thursday, August 19, 2021

Home to the golden pavilion known as Kinkaku-ji

Author:
Oliver Roeder
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Oliver Roeder

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Roeder.
Oliver Roeder notes:
I'm chuffed to bits to have my first puzzle published in the Times. I constructed this one in a rare fit of lucidity in the early days ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I had the pleasure to hang out with Ollie at the ACPT a few years ago. I've rarely met anyone with such a wide range of interests — ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

MOIL will be familiar to Robert W. Service fans thanks to The Cremation of Sam McGee.

You can learn a lot from poetry. Pro tip: that's an excellent one to read aloud.

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© 2021, The New York Times8/19/21 ( No. 26,217 )
Across
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Vaping device, informally : ECIG
5
___ Roy, patriarch on HBO's "Succession" : LOGAN
10
Successfully solicit, with "up" : DRUM
14
Arizona city near the California border : YUMA
15
Where Dalmatia is : CROATIA
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NPR's ___ Totenberg : NINA
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Stand-in for the unnamed : ETAL
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Monopoly cards : DEEDS
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Buffalo Bill's surname : CODY
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Walked : TROD
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End : CEASE
24
It has a cedar tree on its flag: Abbr. : LEB
25
World's highest-paid actor in 2021, familiarly : THEROCK
27
2007 Nobel Peace Prize winner : ALGORE
29
Brand of taco kits and sauces : ORTEGA
30
Mobile homes of a sort : HOUSEBOATS
32
Castle defenses : MOATS
33
Bargain bin abbr. : IRREG
35
N.Y.C. nabe near N.Y.U. : NOHO
36
Life preserver? ... or a hint to six squares in this puzzle : CEREALBOX
39
___ Romeo : ALFA
42
Starting lineup : ATEAM
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Dispirit, with "out" : BUM
46
Heraldic symbol : COATOFARMS
49
Noted Venetian bridge : RIALTO
51
Separate seed from : THRESH
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Be perfectly sized : FITTOATEE
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The "e" of "i.e." : EST
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Home to the golden pavilion known as Kinkaku-ji : KYOTO
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Planted : SOWN
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___ Jones, former Alabama senator : DOUG
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Best ever, in sports slang : THEGOAT
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Org. known for counting backward : NASA
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"Yeah ... I don't think so" : UMNO
65
Fresh blood : HIREE
66
Mobile home? : CRIB
67
Actress Amanda : PEET
68
Works hard, old-style : MOILS
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Some creatures in the ocean's "midnight zone" : EELS
Down
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___ of Ra, symbolic depiction in Egyptian art : EYE
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Dog-eat-dog : CUTTHROAT
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Turkish inns : IMARETS
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In large numbers : GALORE
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Flat-screen option, for short : LCD
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Rival of Hoover : ORECK
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Facial feature named for an animal : GOATEE
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Operatic daughter of the king Amonasro : AIDA
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World capital on the island of New Providence : NASSAU
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Blues org.? : DNC
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1970 John Wayne film : RIOLOBO
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Sworn : UNDEROATH
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"It's possible" : MAYBESO
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Prairie stray : DOGIE
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Chicago conveyances : ELS
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Waits on an album release? : TOM
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Late media columnist David : CARR
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Cohort before millennials, for short : GENX
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Begins to get exciting, with "up" : HEATS
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It's not a good look : OGLE
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Chew (out) : REAM
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Spot of espresso? : CAFE
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Italian home to the Basilica of St. Nicholas : BARI
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Excludes : OMITS
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Misbehaved : ACTEDUP
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Repulsive : LOATHSOME
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Magazine with an annual Investor's Guide : FORTUNE
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Extraneous computer programs that slow down a system : BLOATWARE
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Part of a place setting : UTENSIL
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Rapper Kool ___ Dee : MOE
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Pose : ASK
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Beat : RHYTHM
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Immediately : ATONCE
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Economics Nobelist Robert : FOGEL
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Where I-70 meets I-71 : OHIO
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Polo on TV : TERI
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Snookered : GOT
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National Book Award winner for "Them," 1970 : OATES
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They're used in a crunch : ABS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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