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New York Times, Wednesday, September 14, 2016

12-Down : Triangular chip

Author:
Dan Schoenholz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BQZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Schoenholz.
Dan Schoenholz notes:
This is my second attempt at a puzzle with perimeter answers. My first one required a lot of dodgy fill, and was difficult enough to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
PICTURE / FRAME telling us that all perimeter answers are motion PICTUREs. At first I felt like the revealer was inelegant, placed ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times9/14/16 ( No. 24,417 )
Across
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Gamer's representation : AVATAR
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"We choose to go to the moon" speech giver, informally : JFK
10
Wines said to go well with steak : REDS
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Make do : MANAGE
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Granola morsel : OAT
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Emollient source : ALOE
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Wrangled : ARGUED
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Words on a pink cigar band : ITSAGIRL
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Losing effort? : DIET
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Cacophony : DIN
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"Money talks," e.g. : MAXIM
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Fish that may be jellied or smoked : EEL
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With 36-Across, what this puzzle features, literally : PICTURE
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Give ___ go : ITA
29
Gas or water : UTILITY
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College player, e.g. : NONPRO
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Yemeni capital : SANAA
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A vital sign : PULSE
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"Wee" fellow : LAD
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See 25-Across : FRAME
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Japanese masked drama : NOH
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Respected tribesman : ELDER
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Faux money : SCRIP
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Appear gradually, on film : FADEIN
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It occurs twice in "chalk talk" : SILENTL
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Miracle-___ (garden care brand) : GRO
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Organization that honored those referenced in the 25-/36-Across, with "the" : ACADEMY
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"Bingo!" : AHA
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Angels' instruments : HARPS
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Camcorder brand : RCA
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"How ___ Your Mother" : IMET
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En route : ONTHEWAY
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"O tempora! O mores!" orator : CICERO
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Whole bunch : SCAD
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The whole shebang : ALL
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Willing to try : OPENTO
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___ Trueheart, Dick Tracy's sweetheart : TESS
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Bit of hope, in an expression : RAY
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U.S. general who was a pentathlete in the 1912 Olympics : PATTON
Down
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Mozart's middle name : AMADEUS
2
Wine from a single type of grape : VARIETAL
3
Jolie of "Maleficent" : ANGELINA
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Ready to snap, maybe : TAUT
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Match.com datum : AGE
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Website with "Ask Me Anything" interviews : REDDIT
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Like some custody or tax returns : JOINT
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Budgetary excess : FAT
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Jewelers' purity measures: Abbr. : KTS
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Ravi Shankar's music : RAGA
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Magic potion : ELIXIR
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Triangular chip : DORITO
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March locale of note : SELMA
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Cries from a flock : AMENS
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Very standoffish : ICY
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Actress Zadora : PIA
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"One," in a coin motto : UNUM
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Auditioner's hope : ROLE
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Put on, as cargo : LADED
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2016 running mate : PENCE
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72, on many courses : PAR
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Savings acct. protector : FDIC
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Sofer of "General Hospital" : RENA
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The jaguar on a Jaguar's hood, e.g. : ORNAMENT
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Thus far : HITHERTO
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Paper for a pad : LEASE
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Like a fox : SLY
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It's smaller than a company : PLATOON
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New Caledonia is a territory of it : FRANCE
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Major vessels : AORTAS
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Brief time, in brief : SEC
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Sgt. Friday's introduction : IMACOP
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Quickie Halloween costume : GHOST
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In a deadpan manner : DRYLY
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Degs. for many professors : PHDS
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"Law & Order: SVU" co-star : ICET
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Subject of 12/8/1941 headlines : WAR
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Reminiscent of : ALA
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Bitter brew, briefly : IPA

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