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New York Times, Friday, September 29, 2017

Gabriel García Márquez called him "the greatest poet of the 20th century, in any language"

Author:
Damon Gulczynski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Damon J. Gulczynski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQWXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Gulczynski.
Damon J. Gulczynski notes:
One Sunday afternoon, I went to a bar to watch football with some pals. Naturally, the conservation turned to poetry and trans rights. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Eleven-letter answers can be so problematic in themelesses. They aren't nearly as awkward as 12s, 13s, or 14s, but they're not nearly ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times9/29/17 ( No. 24,797 )
Across
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Sushi bar fish : AHI
4
English socialite Middleton : PIPPA
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Slack-jawed : AGAPE
14
Zinger : MOT
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Yo-yo : IDIOT
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Contrail contents : VAPOR
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They have tubes attached : IVS
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Gabriel García Márquez called him "the greatest poet of the 20th century, in any language" : PABLONERUDA
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Male-or-female : GENDERBINARY
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Electrify : AROUSE
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Stationary basketball attempt : SETSHOT
26
Puny arms? : BBGUNS
28
Takes off : LEAVES
30
Slightly fermented baked dish : POI
31
Appropriate game : POACH
34
Type of property, in real-estate lingo : RELO
35
Streaming hiccups : LAGS
37
Band of scouts : TROOP
39
French 101 word or, with a different meaning, Spanish 101 word : TRES
40
Consequently : ERGO
41
Sushi bar beverage, perhaps : ASAHI
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M.M.A. stoppage : TKO
44
Parent company of Reebok : ADIDAS
47
Image on many a rupee banknote : GANDHI
49
Grouper, for one : SEABASS
52
Greatly regret : LAMENT
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Brand of fruit-flavored hard candy : JOLLYRANCHER
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"Call sometime" : GIVEMEARING
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Cable channel owned by NBCUniversal : USA
60
Sharp : ACERB
61
Burn a bit : SINGE
62
Item that names a person holding it when its middle letter is removed : MIC
63
Math whizzes, stereotypically : GEEKS
64
Bill of 2015's "Trainwreck" : HADER
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University department, in course descriptions : PSY
Down
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Female friend, to Felipe : AMIGA
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Modern transports used while standing : HOVERBOARDS
3
"Nothing to get worked up about" : ITSNOBIGGIE
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Interjects something : PIPESUP
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Words from the chickenhearted : IDARENOT
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___ Xtra (Coca-Cola product) : PIBB
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Ancient Greek city-state : POLIS
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Make a right turn? : ATONE
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Opposed : AVERSE
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Onetime presidential candidate with a divinity degree from Yale : GARYHART
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"The Simpsons" character who claims he can recite pi to 40,000 places : APU
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Sheller's discard : POD
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Baseball's dead-ball ___ : ERA
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Like some monuments: Abbr. : NATL
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Really liked : DUG
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No longer struggling : OVERTHEHUMP
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Brain power like you can't believe? : TELEKINESIS
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"Sweet love of my life," in a 1976 Bob Dylan song : SARA
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Fair : SOSO
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Prayer, e.g. : PLEA
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What's not a sin in math class? : COS
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Judith of TV's "Nashville" : HOAG
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Float fixer : SODAJERK
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Bone of the hand or foot : PHALANGE
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Lividly : INANGER
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Mushroom producers : ABOMBS
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Point of ___ : SALE
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Rap's Run-___ : DMC
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Division indicator : SLASH
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Home to Raqqa : SYRIA
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"30 Rock" character with the same first name as its actor : TRACY
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Peel : RIND
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Silence : GAG
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Home ___ advantage : ICE
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Certain neckline : VEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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