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New York Times, Thursday, September 28, 2017

Widely played sport developed at Amherst College in the 1960s

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 47 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 2 Grid is asymmetric. There are unchecked squares This is puzzle # 85 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: Two letters of the alphabet are missing from the main, connected portion of the completed grid. What are they? The answer goes, appropriately, at 35-Across.
Joe Krozel notes:
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© 2017, The New York Times9/28/17 ( No. 24,796 )
Across
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Fair : EQUITABLE
10
Hale ___, House majority leader of the 1970s : BOGGS
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Regal Entertainment Group facility : MULTIPLEX
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"Get ___, you two!" : AROOM
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Hierarchical structure, metaphorically : TOTEMPOLE
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"Fighting man from head to toe" : GIJOE
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Cave-___ (mining hazards) : INS
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What naphthalene is distilled from : TAR
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Mild cheese : GOUDA
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Where some bills originate, for short : ATM
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Letters on a cartoon stick : TNT
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First name in "wabbit" hunting : ELMER
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Org. with millions of members HQ'd in Fairfax, Va. : NRA
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Consumes too much, informally : ODS
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Agent, for short : REP
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Historical ___ : SITE
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Stock opportunity, in brief : IPO
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Well-planed : EVEN
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Likely contents of a 44-Down : CANDY
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Nibble (on) : GNAW
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Connector of English stories : LIFT
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French 101 verb : ETRE
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No Triple Crown winner ever : MARE
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Exhaust : USEUP
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Comparison word : THAN
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Enliven, with "up" : GIN
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Kind of scheme : PONZI
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Shaver's option : GEL
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Word repeated in "What's ___ is ___" : PAST
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"Eat up!" : DIGIN
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Bullring shouts : OLES
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Light brown brew : AMBERALE
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Hard, pungent cheese : ASIAGO
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Melania Trump ___ Knauss : NEE
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"Hooked on Classics" label : KTEL
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Some toy trucks : TONKAS
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Lao-___ : TSE
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Library references, briefly : OEDS
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San ___, Tex. : ANGELO
Down
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Defib user : EMT
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Where: Lat. : QUO
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Widely played sport developed at Amherst College in the 1960s : ULTIMATEFRISBEE
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Cross-country route, informally : ITEN
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Popular beige work boots, colloquially : TIMS
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Silicon Valley product : APP
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Trashed : BLOTTO
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University founder ___ Stanford : LELAND
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Wields : EXERTS
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Supermarket assistant : BAGGER
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Brooks Robinson was one : ORIOLE
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"Take a hike!" : GOJUMPINTHELAKE
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"Johnny B. ___" (Chuck Berry hit) : GOODE
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Lipstick problem : SMEAR
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New Hampshire's Saint ___ College : ANSELM
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Home version of "Jeopardy!" and others : TRIVIAGAMES
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Agreement : ENTENTE
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Law office worker : PARALEGAL
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Actor Wilson : OWEN
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"Move it!" : GETGOING
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Software vendor's recommendation : UPDATE
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In need of laundering : SOILED
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Marx collaborator : ENGELS
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Israeli gun : UZI
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Party item depicted in the middle of this puzzle's grid : PINATA
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What dogs do in lieu of sweating : PANT
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Middlin' : SOSO
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Old-time film studio : RKO
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Royal wish, once : SON

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

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