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New York Times, Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Author:
Andrew Kingsley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andrew Kingsley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 44 Missing: {FJQVXYZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Kingsley. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Andrew Kingsley notes:
When I realized that the phrase "great minds think alike" consists of four five-letter words, I knew I had to make a crossword around ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Day 3 of LAUGH AT MYSELF (LAM-poon) week! The old Jeff would scoff at the uber-long clue at 1-A and whine about how much ... read more
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© 2018, The New York TimesNo. 0808 ( 25,110 )

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Across
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With 27-, 49- and 66-Across, phrase applicable to five innovations in this puzzle (as suggested by the starred clues) : GREAT
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Newspaper strip : COMIC
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System for the deaf, for short : ASL
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Heat setting : MIAMI
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Maytag alternative : AMANA
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Teammate of Babe on the 1920s Yankees : LOU
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Word with Peace or press : CORPS
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*Thomas Edison and Joseph Swan : LIGHTBULB
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Like margarita glasses : SALTED
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Friend to a Frenchman : AMIE
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*Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and Isaac Newton : CALCULUS
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See 1-Across : MINDS
28
Piled carelessly : INAHEAP
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"In other words ..." : THATIS
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Stadium attendance : GATE
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Not very likely : SLIM
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*Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev and Julius Lothar Meyer : PERIODICTABLE
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Countenance : MIEN
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Radames's love, in opera : AIDA
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Camden Yards athlete : ORIOLE
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Astronomer's aid : STARMAP
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See 1-Across : THINK
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*Leo Szilard and Joseph Rotblat : ATOMBOMB
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Wage ___ of words : AWAR
52
Odd duck : WEIRDO
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*Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray : TELEPHONE
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An ever-increasing amount of an office workday, it seems : EMAIL
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Key also known as "Option" : ALT
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Emulates a Disney princess : SINGS
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Disney princess played in film by Emma Watson : BELLE
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___-mo replay : SLO
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Notre Dame nooks : APSES
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See 1-Across : ALIKE
Down
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Sierra maker : GMC
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Carnival setting, informally : RIO
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It's found behind a temple : EAR
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Band aid? : AMP
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Tear wiper : TISSUE
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Bring to the majors : CALLUP
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Fails to mention : OMITS
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Dungeons & Dragons figure : MAGE
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Very pixel-dense, as a TV picture : INHD
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Felix or Fritz : CAT
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Some college building dedicatees : ALUMNI
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They go well with plaids : SOLIDS
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Garage jobs : LUBES
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Worms and flies : BAIT
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In the style of : ALA
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Smoke, for short : CIG
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Take ___ (doze) : ANAP
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How the fashionable are said to arrive : LATE
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The Goddess of Pop : CHER
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Papa's mate : MAMA
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"Say Yes to the Dress" airer : TLC
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Google search results unit : HIT
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Eating the forbidden fruit, e.g. : SIN
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"Don't worry about me!" : IMOK
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Nigeria's biggest export : OIL
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When repeated, one of the Ramones : DEE
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Fishhook feature : BARB
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Transport to a red carpet : LIMO
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Big cheese in the Netherlands : EDAM
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L.A.P.D. alert : APB
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"C'est la vie" : OHWELL
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Venetian marketplace : RIALTO
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Concerning, to attorneys : INRE
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Drive home : STRESS
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Director Browning of the original "Dracula" : TOD
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Blob on a slide : AMOEBA
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Quaint farewells : TATAS
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Longtime Boston Celtics executive Danny : AINGE
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Congressional vote wrangler : WHIP
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Ages and ages : EONS
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"Don't drink and drive" ad, e.g. : PSA
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Actor Gibson : MEL
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Who said "Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up" : ALI
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Class : ILK
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Second-most common Korean surname, after Kim : LEE

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