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New York Times, Tuesday, August 7, 2018

What's found hidden inside 16-, 23-, 47- and 59-Across

Author:
Alex Eaton-Salners
Editor:
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Eaton-Salners.
Alex Eaton-Salners notes:
The inspiration for this puzzle was BEER BELLY. My original submission featured that phrase as the central revealer rather than the ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Welcome to day 2 of LAUGH AT MYSELF (LAM-poon) week! Some A+ finds today — I would never have imagined that WATER or YEAST could be ... read more
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© 2018, The New York Times8/7/18 ( No. 25,109 )
Across
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Snake charmer's snake : COBRA
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Smile from ear to ear : BEAM
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Preceder of "two, three, four" : HUP
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Geographer's reference : ATLAS
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Middle-earth area under the Misty Mountains : MORIA
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Volcanic debris : ASH
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Union representative : SHOPSTEWARD
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Pi follower : RHO
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Car-pool lane designation : HOV
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Manning manning the Giants' backfield : ELI
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Mature : RIPEN
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Louisiana Purchase region from 1838 to 1846 : IOWATERRITORY
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Savory taste of MSG : UMAMI
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Lends a hand : AIDS
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Seize, as formerly held land : RETAKE
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Samovar : URN
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"Mr. Robot" network : USA
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What's found hidden inside 16-, 23-, 47- and 59-Across : BEERINGREDIENTS
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A&E, in D.C.? : STS
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Onetime Mets manager Hodges : GIL
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Navigated against, as the current : SWAMUP
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Barely gets (by) : EKES
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Fixtures in Pillsbury facilities : OVENS
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Job at a circus : ANIMALTRAINER
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How a dying machine goes : KAPUT
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Path of the moon through the sky : ARC
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Glass of public radio : IRA
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Prelude to a kiss : IDO
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Spring greeting : HAPPYEASTER
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Clear (of) : RID
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Sri Lanka's nearest neighbor : INDIA
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"Muy ___!" : BUENO
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___ Technica, website with gadget news : ARS
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"Holy Toledo!" : EGAD
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Brought to a conclusion : ENDED
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Dollars and cents : CASH
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Roman emperor of A.D. 69 : OTHO
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Goes on and on about nothing : BLOVIATES
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Genre for DJ Khaled : RAP
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Beast of burden : ASS
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Kind of knife : BOWIE
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Victorian ___ : ERA
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Scuba tankful : AIR
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Home of the Prado Museum : MADRID
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___ Productions, Oprah Winfrey enterprise : HARPO
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One walking down the aisle : USHER
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Faker : PHONY
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Hot sandwich : MELT
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Darjeeling, for one : TEA
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"___ a beautiful day in the neighborhood": Mr. Rogers : ITS
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General Bradley, W.W. II commander : OMAR
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Collaborative online site : WIKI
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Still red in the middle : RARE
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Fruit roll-ups? : RINDS
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Cities, informally : URBS
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Bump into : MEET
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Georgia of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" : ENGEL
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Internet address : URL
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Not deserved : UNMERITED
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Bring to a standstill, say : STUN
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"Raiders of the Lost Ark" menaces : ASPS
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General idea : GIST
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"Victory is mine!" : IWON
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Window shade? : EAVE
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Runner with wings : EMU
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TV host ___ Lee Gifford : KATHIE
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Director Kurosawa : AKIRA
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Lowest point : NADIR
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Music players of the 2000s : IPODS
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Word before fire or transit : RAPID
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___ Stark, "Game of Thrones" protagonist : ARYA
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Makeup of Saturn's rings, mostly : ICE
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Philosopher Descartes : RENE
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Former Yank with 25 career grand slams : AROD
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Director Lee : ANG
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Holding hands or kissing on the street, in brief : PDA
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Vigoda of old TV and movies : ABE
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Morning riser : SUN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle.

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