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New York Times, Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Physician who was once a regular on "The Oprah Winfrey Show"

Author:
Scot Ober and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.67000
Scot Ober
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1.639302
Jeff Chen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQWX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Ober. This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Chen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
SCOT: My inlaws were Jewish immigrants, and my wife and I bar mitzvahed three sons, so coming up with Yiddish expressions was not a ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Truthfully, I wasn't hot on the idea itself at first, as it felt like an unspecific hodgepodge of Yiddish words that have made their ... read more
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© 2018, The New York Times9/19/18 ( No. 25,152 )
Across
1
Hosp. hookups : IVS
4
Sneaky scheme : RUSE
8
Two-by-four, for one : BOARD
13
Part of XXX : TIC
14
Churchill prop : CIGAR
15
Not so cordial : ICIER
16
Knickknack : TCHOTCHKE
18
Painter's primer : GESSO
19
Accustom (to) : INURE
20
Excessive sentimentality : SCHMALTZ
22
The Falcons, on a scoreboard : ATL
23
Some steak orders : TBONES
24
Shameless audacity : CHUTZPAH
29
Yes, to Yvette : OUI
30
"Frank, ___ & Sammy: The Ultimate Event" (1989 documentary) : LIZA
31
Response to an affront : SLAP
33
Follower of "Twice-Told" or "old wives'" : TALES
37
Sí, at sea : AYE
38
Source of the six longest Across answers in this puzzle : YIDDISH
40
One of the Gulf states: Abbr. : ALA
41
Italian city known for its cheese : PARMA
43
Girl or boy intro : ATTA
44
Rose Bowl, e.g. : OVAL
45
Severe displeasure : IRE
47
"Jeez!" : OYGEVALT
49
Two- or three-ring holder : BINDER
52
"Cool" amount of money : MIL
53
Long, involved account : MEGILLAH
55
Mount that Moses mounted : SINAI
57
Suspect's out : ALIBI
58
Choked up with emotion : VERKLEMPT
61
Backless sofa : DIVAN
62
Naïvely optimistic Muppet : ERNIE
63
For whom the Edgar Award is named : POE
64
John who invented the steel plow : DEERE
65
Old TV's "Guiding Light," for one : SOAP
66
W-2 datum: Abbr. : SSN
Down
1
Cousin of Gomez Addams : ITT
2
End of Caesar's boast : VICI
3
Dog with a bearded muzzle : SCHNAUZER
4
Crosstown rival of the University of Houston : RICE
5
"That's disgusting!" : UGH
6
Noted Fifth Avenue emporium : SAKS
7
Standing tall : ERECT
8
Sort who can't keep a secret : BIGMOUTH
9
Locale of Tuvalu and Nauru : OCEANIA
10
Separator of some rows : AISLE
11
Snoozes, e.g. : RESTS
12
Physician who was once a regular on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" : DROZ
14
"Undo" shortcut in Microsoft Word : CTRLZ
17
"I'm ___ here!" : OUTTA
21
TV debut of 1972 : HBO
24
Give someone a hand : CLAP
25
Informal greeting : HIYA
26
Tire gauge meas. : PSI
27
Actor nominated for 34 Emmys : ALDA
28
Couldn't help but : HADTO
32
"Too bad!" : PITY
34
1960s fad light sources : LAVALAMPS
35
Alternative to Israir Airlines : ELAL
36
What "S" may stand for on a dinner table : SALT
38
Gridiron marker : YARDLINE
39
Yield to gravity : SAG
42
Fancy hotel room amenity : MINIBAR
44
Sheeplike : OVINE
46
Sushi roll fish : EEL
48
Author Zola : EMILE
49
Misrepresent : BELIE
50
"Uncle!" : IGIVE
51
Opposite of pans : RAVES
53
Org. advocating highway safety : MADD
54
Bolívar, in much of South America : HERO
55
Problem with a 45-r.p.m. record : SKIP
56
Major N.Y.S.E. events : IPOS
59
Genetic inits. : RNA
60
Half a score ... or a perfect score : TEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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