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New York Times, Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Author:
Andrea Carla Michaels
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andrea Carla Michaels

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {FJQVX} Grid has repeated answers This is puzzle # 54 for Ms. Michaels. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: The ninth annual Lollapuzzoola crossword tournament, directed by Brian Cimmet and Patrick Blindauer, will take place Saturday, Aug. 13, at All Souls Church in Manhattan. Information appears at bemoresmarter.com. This puzzle appeared in a prior tournament and had a 15-minute time limit.
Andrea Carla Michaels notes:
Made this years ago when Brian Cimmet and Patrick Blindauer were nice enough to ask me to create something for Lollapuzzoola. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I love hanging out with crossworld people, so I'm sad that I haven't ever been able to make Lollapuzzoola. Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 0809 ( 24,381 )
Across
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Computers that are un-PC : MACS
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With 9-Across, an auto ad slogan : ZOOM
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With 5-Across, quickly : ZOOM
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Workplace protection agcy. : OSHA
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"My Heart Can't Take ___ More" (1963 Supremes song) : ITNO
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Two cents, so to speak : INPUT
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"Pay me later" marker : CHIT
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Sly look : LEER
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Salon jobs, for short : PERMS
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Casino game that looks like a thou in reverse : KENO
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Grouches : CRANKS
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Lawyer's org. : ABA
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With 26-Across, 1982 Al Pacino film : AUTHOR
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With 24-Across, 1962 P. G. Wodehouse book : AUTHOR
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Bonkers : BATTY
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Horsefeathers : TRIPE
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Spanish treasure : ORO
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Ottoman bigwigs : PASHAS
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Colors, as Easter eggs : DYES
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With 42-Across, Frank Sinatra signature song : NEWYORK
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With 40-Across, where Broadway is : NEWYORK
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Hamlet or Ophelia : DANE
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Scanty, in London : MEAGRE
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Prefix with lateral : UNI
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They turn litmus paper red : ACIDS
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Monk's superior : ABBOT
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With 55-Across, town crier's cry : HEARYE
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With 52-Across, Aaron Copland ballet : HEARYE
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Pipe fitting : ELL
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Equivalent of C natural : BSHARP
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___ A Sketch : ETCH
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Samuel on the Supreme Court : ALITO
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Cross inscription : INRI
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Final Four grp. : NCAA
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River near the Vatican : TIBER
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British prep school : ETON
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Resistance units : OHMS
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With 72-Across, noted maximum security prison : SING
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With 71- and 72-Across, classic Louis Prima tune : SING
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"___ ME" (phrase written on dirty cars) : WASH
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Poke fun at : MOCK
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Tennis legend Arthur : ASHE
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Neighborhood south of SoHo : CHINATOWN
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Skipped, as a dance : SATOUT
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Bubkes : ZILCH
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County in Colorado or New Mexico : OTERO
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"... ___ as it is in heaven" : ONEARTH
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Daybreak, to Donne : MORN
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Closes, as a fly : ZIPSUP
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Ironically, the last song in "A Chorus Line" : ONE
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She's got her OWN network : OPRAH
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___ jumbo : MUMBO
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Old Russian ruler : TSAR
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Old German ruler : KAISER
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Exmaple for example, for example : TYPO
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Former New England Patriot Bruschi whose name is a bear to pronounce? : TEDY
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"GoldenEye" spy : BOND
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Vicinity : AREA
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Called : RANG
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What generals keep up their sleevies? : ARMIES
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Program listings, briefly : SKED
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"Damn right!" : YOUBETCHA
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"Um ... sorry!" : ERNO
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"Saturday Night Live" sketch : SKIT
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687 days, on Mars : YEAR
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"I haven't a thing to ___!" : WEAR
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She had a hit with "Foolish" : ASHANTI
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RoboCop, e.g. : CYBORG
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"Toodles!" : BYENOW
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You can pack it : HEAT
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___ Island (immigrants' site) : ELLIS
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Excuse : ALIBI
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___ the side of caution : ERRON
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Mimicking : APING
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Hurries : HIES
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Skyping needs : CAMS
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Dish made of leftovers : HASH
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Word after Big or top : TEN

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