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New York Times, Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Julia Child's PBS show, with "The" ... or one associated with the answers to the starred clues

Author:
Jeffrey Wechsler
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeffrey Wechsler

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQX} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Wechsler. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2018, The New York TimesNo. 0912 ( 25,145 )
Across
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North Carolina county ... or lead-in to "-ville" : ASHE
5
Family member, endearingly : PAPA
9
Produced : BEGAT
14
Keep away from : SHUN
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Attribute for "my girl" after "Five Foot Two" in a 1920s tune : EYESOFBLUE
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Notable feature of Chicago : WIND
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*Literally, "small ovens" : PETITFOURS
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Pricey bar : INGOT
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CPR provider, for short : EMT
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"That's quite a trick!" : NEAT
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Philosopher Lao-___ : TZE
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Throw in : ADD
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Its first vol., A-Ant, was published in 1884 : OED
29
Slick : SLY
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*Literally, "outside the works" : HORSDOEUVRES
34
Toward the rudder : AFT
35
___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
36
Eponymous naturalist of a California woods : MUIR
39
*Literally, "boil and lower" : BOUILLABAISSE
43
Slips up : ERRS
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Sir, to a Brit : GUV
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Ad follower : HOC
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*Literally, "thousand-leaf" : MILLEFEUILLE
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Succor, briefly : TLC
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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Notable feature of San Francisco : FOG
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Org. that monitors gas prices : AAA
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Prefix with -nautic : AERO
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What the V sign can also represent : TWO
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Question after a bad pun : GETIT
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Julia Child's PBS show, with "The" ... or one associated with the answers to the starred clues : FRENCHCHEF
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Example of change : DIME
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Ritzy hotel accommodations : TOWERSUITE
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Ending with evil : DOER
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Actress Spacek : SISSY
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Contemptible sort : TOAD
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Capp of classic comics : ANDY
Down
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Just like : ASWITH
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Historic political visitor to Pearl Harbor on 12/27/16 : SHINZOABE
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Want really badly : HUNGERFOR
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Inner: Prefix : ENDO
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Energy : PEP
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"Roger" in the Navy : AYE
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Rose no longer seen in fields : PETE
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Writer after whom an asteroid and Mars crater are named : ASIMOV
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#1 pal : BFF
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Jet-black : EBON
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Secures, as scrapbook photos : GLUES
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Like an otologist's exam : AURAL
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Irascible : TESTY
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River gamboler : OTTER
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Small amount : TAD
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"Guest" at a child's tea party : DOLL
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Negotiation goal : DEAL
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50% to start? : DEMI
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___ und Drang : STURM
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Grammarian's concern : USAGE
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Food that comes in rolls : SUSHI
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A quarantined person is kept in it : ISOLATION
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Like about 17% of the land in Holland : RECLAIMED
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Org. with a feared black-and-white flag : ISIS
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Muscular : BUFF
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Old Chevy model renamed the Sonic : AVEO
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Certain trellis components : LATHS
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Revealing, in a way : LOWCUT
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Big name in comfy footwear : UGG
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Cafe : EATERY
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White House family of the early 1910s : TAFTS
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"Vive ___!" : LEROI
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Work groups : CREWS
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Word sometimes substituted for "your" : ONES
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Interstates 70 and 71 cross in its capital : OHIO
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Ancient Icelandic literary work : EDDA
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"___ 'Havoc,' and let slip the dogs of war": Mark Antony : CRY
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J.F.K. stat : ETA
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Provided sustenance : FED

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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