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New York Times, Friday, September 1, 2017

Newspaper columnist who wrote the book "Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball"

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQVZ} This is puzzle # 225 for Mr. Berry.
Jeff Chen notes:
SMORGASBORD of great answers jam-packed into that wide-open middle, MONKEY BARS, GEORGE WILL, the CASPIAN SEA, and a LAYWAY PLAN doing ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times9/1/17 ( No. 24,769 )

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Across
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What the earliest cars used as antifreeze : METHANOL
9
Name of England's Nine Days Queen : JANE
13
Period ushered in by Augustus : PAXROMANA
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Format too big for conventional reels : IMAX
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Without wasting a word : SUCCINCTLY
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Joey's portrayer on "Friends" : MATT
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Clytemnestra's half sister : HELEN
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Shaggy mammal : YAK
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Join : TIE
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Object at the center of St. Peter's Square : OBELISK
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Passed slowly : WOREON
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Word of resignation : ALAS
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Work without accomplishing much : MESSAROUND
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Great deal : TON
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Another name for a horizontal ladder : MONKEYBARS
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Soft-headed writer? : MARKERPEN
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Newspaper columnist who wrote the book "Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball" : GEORGEWILL
35
Very cool : RAD
38
What the ancient Greeks called the Hyrcanian Ocean : CASPIANSEA
39
Pacific island Magellan visited in 1521 : CEBU
40
Ones trembling not out of fear : ASPENS
41
Become tangled : SNARLUP
43
Court org. : NBA
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Presidential nickname : ABE
46
Pick on : TEASE
47
Nonstandard negative : AINT
49
What a theater's grand tier is divided into : OPERABOXES
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John Deere creation : PLOW
54
Verified the count of : RETOTALED
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"___ Enchanted," 1998 Newbery Honor book : ELLA
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Hit makers? : DEADEYES
Down
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Alistair ___, "The Guns of Navarone" novelist : MACLEAN
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Distinguishes oneself : EXCELS
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Certain Caribbean islander, informally : TRINI
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Snookums : HON
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Cable channel for cinephiles : AMC
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Player in Washington, familiarly : NAT
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Nothing but : ONLY
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The seller takes no interest in it : LAYAWAYPLAN
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Huck's pal : JIM
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Unlikely winner at the Masters : AMATEUR
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Lands : NATIONS
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Hold out : EXTEND
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Native of the Southwest : PUEBLO
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Little swine : SHOAT
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Big name in sparkling wine : KORBEL
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Choice meal? : SMORGASBORD
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Math puzzle : KENKEN
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Dappled horse : ROAN
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Depicts misleadingly : SKEWS
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Show that goes on : SERIES
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Place to dock : MARINA
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Feel sorry for oneself : MOPE
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It may go up in winter : GASBILL
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Lengua with the word "lengua" : ESPANOL
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Hangs loose : RELAXES
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Took unfair advantage of : ABUSED
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Easy marks : DUPES
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Party platter tidbit : CANAPE
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Like étouffée : CREOLE
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Cornered : ATBAY
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Weapon with a bell guard : EPEE
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Howard Hughes acquisition of 1939 : TWA
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GPS guess : ETA
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Clothes closet fixture : ROD
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Put away : ATE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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