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New York Times, Saturday, August 8, 2015

"Do not deny to him that you love me" speaker, in literature

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 109 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2015, The New York Times8/8/15 ( No. 24,014 )
Across
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As expected : ACCORDINGTOPLAN
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Game with an oxymoronic name : DOUBLESOLITAIRE
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Within a stone's throw, perhaps : ACROSSTHESTREET
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Spread out on a table : PATE
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Cookie or pumpkin : HON
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Hot star : IDOL
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Keeps busy : TIESUP
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Become helpless? : GOSOLO
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Nation's boundaries? : ENS
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Dry : SAHARAN
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"Never ___" : WAS
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"The Shield" fig. : DET
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Light cotton fabric : ETAMINE
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Old Tetris runner, briefly : NES
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Fashion show collection : DESIGNS
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What factoring is a factor in: Abbr. : ALG
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Do some fancywork : CROCHET
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It's often preceded by "&" in Fr. : CIE
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Cutting class, for short? : BIO
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O'Toole of TV's "Smallville" : ANNETTE
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The Golden Eagles of the Summit League, in brief : ORU
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Italian food court staple : SBARRO
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Fire up : SPURON
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Heraldic border : ORLE
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Response to an overly personal comment : TMI
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Lower-class, to Brits : NONU
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1976 novel featuring adventurer Dirk Pitt : RAISETHETITANIC
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Get bad marks? : BREAKOUTINARASH
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Some techies : SYSTEMSANALYSTS
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Like many screenplays : ADAPTED
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Ingredient in a Brompton cocktail : COCAINE
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Maximally short : CURTEST
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Woods in a pit : OBOES
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Creator of Jim Hawkins and Ben Gunn, briefly : RLS
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Some Parisian? : DES
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Neck: Abbr. : ISTH
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Big Apple neighborhood : NOHO
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Secluded stream site : GLEN
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Sole word in the last chapter of "Angela's Ashes" : TIS
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He hit 35 in '34 : OTT
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"Do not deny to him that you love me" speaker, in literature : PARIS
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Prepare for a time out? : LIEDOWN
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Eye parts bordering on pupils : AREOLAE
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What might be shown for a quarter : NETLOSS
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Any Olds, now : USEDCAR
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Winningest coach in college football history : PATERNO
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Plunge-diving seabirds : GANNETS
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Simple in the extreme : ONESTEP
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Sports : HASON
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Garment worn partly under an alb : AMICE
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"Bingo!" : RIGHT
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Doesn't merely listen to : ABSORBS
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Where many spines are visible : LIBRARY
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Players with saving accounts? : GOALIES
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Heavenly rings : CORONAS
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One who's full of surprises? : IRONIST
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Ineffectual sorts : EUNUCHS
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Convened anew : RESAT
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Involving a single element, as a math operation : UNARY
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As follows : THUS
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Like the "Scream" horror films : META
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Mail or phone follower : ITIN
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Stretch (out) : EKE
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Waits on a CD : TOM
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Concert closing? : INA
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Chess champion of the early 1960s : TAL

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

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