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New York Times, Friday, August 24, 2018

Real-life villain who was an antagonist in Robert Ludlum's "The Bourne Identity"

Author:
Roland Huget
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QWX} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Huget. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Roland Huget notes:
This puzzle was constructed in May 2017 and accepted for publication in July. This version is my fourth attempt at this grid. The ... read more
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Sometimes a single feature entry can make an entire themeless worth it for me. ACE UP ONE'S SLEEVE did the trick for me! Thank ... read more
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© 2018, The New York Times8/24/18 ( No. 25,126 )
Across
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Coolest thing about a train? : REFRIGERATORCAR
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Secret advantage : ACEUPONESSLEEVE
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Caribbean home of Blackbeard's Castle : CHARLOTTEAMALIE
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Divided land: Abbr. : KOR
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Amenable sorts : AGREERS
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Bucko : LAD
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Modifier of a low price : ONLY
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Most of an S O S : DITS
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Crude shelter : SHANTY
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Quidditch position in the Harry Potter books : SEEKER
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Correo ___ : AEREO
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Accolade for "Mad Men" in four consecutive years : BESTDRAMA
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Agouti relative : PACA
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"That ___!" : BITES
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WordPress creation : BLOG
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Like most theater popcorn containers : OVERSIZED
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St. Peter's Basilica attraction : PIETA
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Sale indicator : REDTAG
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Sweeps the board? : ERASES
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Ian of "Alien" : HOLM
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College town east of Greensboro : ELON
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"___ Walks in Beauty" (Byron poem) : SHE
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Part of a racing bike : TOECLIP
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Swimming center? : EMS
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Real-life villain who was an antagonist in Robert Ludlum's "The Bourne Identity" : CARLOSTHEJACKAL
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Neil Armstrong or Jesse Owens, say : ALLAMERICANHERO
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Flirt with disaster : TEETERONTHEEDGE
Down
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One of four in a Scrabble set : RACK
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Repercussion : ECHO
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"The foundation of most governments," per John Adams : FEAR
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Futuristic play of 1921 : RUR
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"That's my intention" : IPLANTO
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___ eyes : GOOGLY
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Log unit : ENTRY
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Bundle of nerves : RETE
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Plant ___ : ASEED
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Foes of the Bolsheviks : TSARISTS
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Frederick Law ___, designer of New York's Central Park : OLMSTED
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1978 Grammy nominee Chris : REA
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Honeycomb component : CELL
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Big name in athletic footwear : AVIA
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Accordion part : REED
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Here : ONEARTH
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Like Novak Djokovic, by birth : SERBIAN
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Palate stimulus : SAPOR
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Cast with difficulty : HEAVE
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Went like a birdie : ARCED
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Vegetables high in beta carotene : KALES
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Act unprofessionally? : EMOTE
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Eastern melodies : RAGAS
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Trade, in brief : BIZ
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Printemps follower : ETE
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Latin conjunction : SED
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Zero : BIGLOSER
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Island just north of the Equator : SAOTOME
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C3H8, familiarly : PROPANE
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Biblical prophet who was fed by ravens : ELIJAH
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One way to the Smithsonian : METRO
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Governor or senator follower : ELECT
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"Out!" : SCAT
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In good shape : HALE
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Director ___ C. Kenton : ERLE
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Hitchcock double feature? : CHIN
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Scratched (out) : EKED
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Helgenberger of "CSI" : MARG
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Liqueur flavor : SLOE
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You'd expect to see it before long. : LAT
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"Evita" narrator : CHE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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