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New York Times, Monday, September 26, 2016

Author:
Timothy Polin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Timothy Polin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Polin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Timothy Polin notes:
Today's revealer was originally going to be GET STUFFED ... good thing I checked out Urban Dictionary and Wiktionary first. Research ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Talk about STUFFing IT! Tim appropriately stuffs seven themers into his grid, a very challenging task. Nice work in intersecting OLIVE ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 0926 ( 24,429 )
Across
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Diminishes in intensity : ABATES
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Resident of Oman or Yemen : ARAB
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Breaks you wish would end? : ADS
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"Sweetheart" : MYLOVE
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Protein-rich vegan staple : TOFU
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"Do ___ disturb" (motel sign) : NOT
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*Iron Man's love interest : PEPPERPOTTS
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___ Jima : IWO
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Mean dog sound : SNARL
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Hit one out of the park : HOMER
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Trim, as a photograph : CROP
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*Intimate chitchat : PILLOWTALK
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Old-fashioned address organizer : ROLODEX
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Most correspondence nowadays : EMAIL
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Unsettled feeling : AGITA
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Actor McKellen : IAN
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Display : SHOW
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Ford Escape or Jeep Cherokee, for short : SUV
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"Shut up already!" ... or what you can do to the start of the answer to each starred clue : STUFFIT
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Cheer at a fútbol match : OLE
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Goes out with : SEES
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Slip-___ : ONS
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Mistreat : ABUSE
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Disney fawn : BAMBI
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Diminished in value, as a currency : DEBASED
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*Annual Thanksgiving Day run : TURKEYTROT
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Refuse to admit : DENY
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Copper + zinc : BRASS
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Came to light : AROSE
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"Deadly" offense : SIN
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*Knit headwear that may have a tufted ball at its end : STOCKINGCAP
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Stephen Colbert's Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow, e.g. : PAC
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Part of the roof where icicles form : EAVE
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___ Beach, Calif. : LAGUNA
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Admonition in a movie theater : SHH
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Shadowbox : SPAR
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Former celebrity : EXSTAR
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Concert haul? : AMP
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"Ciao" : BYE
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Swiss mountain : ALP
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Number one position : TOPSPOT
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Fair and balanced : EVEN
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Mexican shawl : SERAPE
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Ring-shaped reef : ATOLL
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Spoil : ROT
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Sternward : AFT
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Complete rubbish : BUSHWA
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*Classic comedy set at the fictional Faber College : ANIMALHOUSE
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Carpentry pin : DOWEL
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Bird on a birth announcement : STORK
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___ fixe (menu notation) : PRIX
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Soul singer Redding : OTIS
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Lacking refinement : CRASS
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Charming scoundrel : ROGUE
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*Offer of reconciliation : OLIVEBRANCH
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Page (through) : LEAF
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All: Prefix : OMNI
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Prosecutors, briefly : DAS
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"No ___, ands or buts" : IFS
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Jimmy ___, reporter for the Daily Planet : OLSEN
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Like overgrown gardens : WEEDY
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___ Keith, singer with 20 #1 country hits : TOBY
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Gram or dram : UNIT
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Indenting computer key : TAB
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Fifth Avenue retailer : SAKS
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Perpetual troublemakers : BADEGGS
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Pigsties : MESSES
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Nerd : DORK
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Prima ballerina : ETOILE
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Cookbook amts. : TBSPS
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Dickens's ___ Heep : URIAH
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Indy 500 car : RACER
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Chips and popcorn, in commercialese : SNAX
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"Singin' in the Rain" dance style : TAP
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Fertilizable cells : OVA
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Sever : CUT
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Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
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72, for many golf courses : PAR

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

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