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New York Times, Tuesday, August 20, 2019

5-Down : More unusual

Author:
Evan Kalish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Kalish. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Evan Kalish notes:
This puzzle is a par 4. I wanted it to have a narrative progression when all was said and done, so I hope you enjoyed the order of the ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
When I played golf, my thematic sequence would have been: TEE SHIRT WHIFF ENPOOF ROUGH PATCH ROUGH CUT ROUGH HOUSE SHANK BONES Ending ... read more
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© 2019, The New York Times8/20/19 ( No. 25,487 )
Across
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School grp. that doesn't include children : PTA
4
Amazement : AWE
7
"You flatter me!" : OHSTOP
13
Museum holdings : ART
14
Disney collectibles : CELS
16
Coastal city SE of Roma : NAPOLI
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Souvenir from a concert tour : TEESHIRT
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Intense rant : TIRADE
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Lug : HAUL
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Cavalryman under Teddy Roosevelt during the Spanish-American War : ROUGHRIDER
23
March parade honoree, colloquially : STPADDY
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At ___ (stationary) : REST
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Signal to start : CUE
27
Clear (of) : RID
28
Concerns for a dermatologist, informally : ZITS
32
Revolutionary War battle in Boston : BUNKERHILL
36
Ingredient in jelly beans and M&M's : DYE
37
"The Road Not Taken" poet : FROST
38
Class for citizens-to-be, in brief : ESL
39
Part of a squirrel's stash : ACORN
41
Prez who established Social Security : FDR
42
Leafy course : GREENSALAD
44
Totals : SUMS
46
"___ Misérables" : LES
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It's mostly nitrogen : AIR
48
Without ice, at a bar : NEAT
50
Washington peak named after the second U.S. president : MTADAMS
54
Hot order with marshmallows : CUPOFCOCOA
58
"Ah, gotcha" : ISEE
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Late Swedish electronic musician with the 2013 hit "Wake Me Up" : AVICII
60
Sports item that can be found at the starts of 17-, 21-, 32-, 42- and 54-Across : GOLFBALL
62
Entertain, as with stories : REGALE
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Monogram component: Abbr. : INIT
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Suffix with star or tsar : DOM
65
Spring celebration : EASTER
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Jiffy : SEC
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Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
Down
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Network in a park : PATHS
2
Real pleasure : TREAT
3
Bought completely : ATEUP
4
German cry : ACH
5
More unusual : WEIRDER
6
"The Jetsons" son : ELROY
7
Hush-hush : ONTHEDL
8
Split ___ (nitpick) : HAIRS
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Small squirt, as of perfume : SPRITZ
10
Relative of a frog : TOAD
11
Ye ___ Shoppe : OLDE
12
Waterfront projection : PIER
15
Disco ___ (character on "The Simpsons") : STU
18
Semiformal pants : SLACKS
22
Feature on the front of a car : GRILLE
24
Song that can't be sung alone : DUET
27
Goes up : RISES
29
Worshiped one : IDOL
30
Host Banks of "America's Next Top Model" : TYRA
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Mail : SEND
32
Closest of pals, informally : BFFS
33
Language of Pakistan : URDU
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It's to be expected : NORM
35
Regarding this point : HERETO
39
Home of the Himalayas : ASIA
40
Rapper with the 2018 #1 album "Invasion of Privacy" : CARDIB
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Montana's ___ National Park : GLACIER
43
Actress Portman : NATALIE
45
Ski resort vehicle : SNOCAT
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Modern I.R.S. submission option : EFILE
50
Deimos and Phobos, for Mars : MOONS
51
Carne ___ (burrito filling) : ASADA
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Cantaloupe or honeydew : MELON
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Site of a 1965 civil rights march : SELMA
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Part of T.L.C. : CARE
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Iris's place in the eye : UVEA
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In a ___ eye : PIGS
57
Some special FX : CGI
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U.S. consumer watchdog, for short : FTC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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