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New York Times, Saturday, August 2, 2014

Shakespeare character who asks "To whose hands have you sent the lunatic king?"

Author:
Kristian House
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. House. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Kristian House notes:
I had a lot of fun writing this puzzle. I started with MAN ENOUGH, TURDUCKEN, ROALD DAHL, and BUTT NAKED. I was concerned with that ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Neat how a single entry/clue pair can make a puzzle for me. Today, that was CLIP CLOP and its Monty Python reference. That movie ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times8/2/14 ( No. 23,643 )

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Across
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Not too wimpy : MANENOUGH
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Sensational effects : BANGS
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Begging, perhaps : ONONEKNEE
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David had him killed, in the Bible : URIAH
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Dish with crab meat and Béarnaise : VEALOSCAR
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Associate with : TIETO
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Allen in history : ETHAN
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Many an event security guard : RENTACOP
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Say you'll make it, say : RSVP
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They wrap things up : ENDERS
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Dangerous blanket : SMOG
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Craftsperson : ARTISAN
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Like a Big Brother society : ORWELLIAN
34
Food order from a grill : KEBAB
38
K'ung Fu-___ (Confucius) : TSE
39
Charge at a state park : USERFEE
41
Zenith competitor : RCA
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Hit the dirt hard? : SCRUB
44
Subject of the 2010 biography "Storyteller" : ROALDDAHL
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"Honest" : TRUSTME
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Regarded : EYED
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Knowledge: Fr. : SAVOIR
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The very recent past: Abbr. : YEST
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Sound reproducible with coconut shells : CLIPCLOP
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Left, on un mapa : OESTE
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Mall features : ATRIA
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Portmanteau bird? : TURDUCKEN
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Shakespeare character who asks "To whose hands have you sent the lunatic king?" : REGAN
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Left part of a map? : BLUESTATE
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Weather map feature : FRONT
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Smiley, e.g. : SPYMASTER
Down
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Shake a leg : MOVE
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Operating without ___ : ANET
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Webster's first? : NOAH
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Swell : ENLARGE
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Electric shades : NEONS
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They're not forbidding : OKS
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Perennial N.C.A.A. hoops powerhouse : UNC
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Stick selection : GEAR
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"This is yours" : HERE
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Completely bare : BUTTNAKED
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She came to Theseus' aid : ARIADNE
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___-in-law : NIECE
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Bayou snapper, briefly : GATOR
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Mall features : SHOPS
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Punch-Out!! platform, for short : NES
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Dance in triple time: Sp. : VALS
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Snoopy sorts : PRIERS
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They're often fried : SOTS
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Joanie's mom, to Fonzie : MRSC
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One in arrears : OWER
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Alternative to tea leaves : TAROT
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Opprobrium : INFAMY
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It helps get the wheels turning : LUBRICANT
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Act like a jackass : BRAY
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Really long : ACHE
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Completely bare : BALD
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Part of a C.S.A. signature : ELEE
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Perfect : UTOPIAN
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Uncovers : DETECTS
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It changes when you go to a new site : URL
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Bolt (down) : SCARF
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Let out, say : ALTER
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Labor Day arrival, e.g. : VIRGO
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"Semper Fidelis" composer : SOUSA
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Some parlors, for short : OTBS
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Trashy, in a way : PULP
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It uses sevens through aces : SKAT
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First of many body parts in "Alouette" : TETE
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Cabinet dept. since 1977 : ENER
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Chess's ___ Lopez opening : RUY
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Frequent winner in a 66-Across: Abbr. : DEM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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