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New York Times, Thursday, September 15, 2016

Author:
Ian Livengood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ian Livengood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Ian Livengood notes:
I made the grid earlier this year, and like many of my completed puzzles, it sat unclued for months. When I finally got around to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I'll admit, I was one of the DNFs (did not finishes) Ian mentioned — I stopped doing this puzzle about a quarter of the way through ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
Here are the anagrams: Across: 1. Tori 5. Teen's 10. Neuter 14. Kin 15. Nation 16. Drove 17. Part 19. Jihad 20. Top 21. Region 22. ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 0915 ( 24,418 )
Across
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Trio who released the 1994 album "Under the Pink" : AMOS
5
Tense talk, often : SLANG
10
Tenure : SPAY
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Ink of elite type : PICA
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Anoint in the western Pacific : PALAU
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Roved unpredictably : WOVE
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Trap #1 to solving this puzzle : ANAGRAMTHE
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Hadji group, briefly : ISIS
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Pot ___ : TEN
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Ignore : AREA
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Visa offering : RENTAL
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Heads seen on Halloween : ORANGE
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Hips that can move quickly : FRIGATE
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Logs through water : WADE
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Gilded smoothly : SAILED
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Rescued : GOT
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Pacer : LARK
34
Pan sound : SNORE
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Gaiter locales, for short : ERS
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Trap #2 : FIRSTWORD
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Wand representer, in myth : EOS
42
Mane seen around the farm : DEERE
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Pipes purchase of 2001 : SOBE
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Paid purchase, perhaps : APP
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Shop houses : MANORS
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Regal volume : TOME
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Clan from the ocean : SEASALT
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Isabel of mathematics fame : PASCAL
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Stingray : ERRANT
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Stops to get a massage : SPAS
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Stew ___ : END
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Nights that high schoolers obsess over : SATS
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Trap #3 : INEACHCLUE
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Steered, today : UTAH
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Never : MOXIE
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Insets may be filled with them : ALES
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Reform transportation secretary : PENA
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Dairy unit : ENTRY
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Slit : TILT
Down
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Procured for many big 2000s comedies : APATOW
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Manila alternative, in a guessing game : MINERAL
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Trains for an N.H.L. game, say : OCANADA
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Plums : SAG
5
Hassles in a bowling alley : SPARES
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Wake : LAME
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Roster in 63-Across : ALTA
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Causal negative : NAH
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Taste of Mexico : GUERRERO
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Folgers concern : SWING
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Lima expense : POSTAGE
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Nepal V.I.P. : AVIATOR
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"Geared!" : YESLETS
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Time for a grease monkey : RAG
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Courses that get you down? : EIDERS
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Abhors material for making toys : NERF
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Drainage, e.g. : FLOWER
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Eager (to) : ASSENT
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Nailed, for short : INTRO
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Curie's partner, once : KIDMAN
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Harem show on HBO : REALTIME
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Medical points, e.g. : DOTS
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Nestler : EASESUP
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Urn : OPERATE
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Freight of ancient Greece : SPARTAN
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Reigns at a music hall : BOCELLI
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Harm in Democratic politics : EMANUEL
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Croat who won an Academy Award in 1999 : SPACEY
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Rifts in the family, say : ELDEST
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Resist in the White House : SASHA
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Tab material : ASH
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Squire message : SEXT
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Hose purchase : PAIR
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Veto in the French legislature : NON
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"Loco" sort : CAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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