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New York Times, Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Author:
Kyle T. Dolan
Editor:
Will Shortz
Long-running game show with a feature spelled out clockwise by this puzzle's circled letters
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Dolan.
Kyle T. Dolan notes:
I began making this puzzle on January 12, 2013, two days after Kevan Choset's "Wheel of Fortune"-themed puzzle appeared in the Times. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
As a latchkey kid, I watched an embarrassing amount of terrible TV (which was *ahem* incredibly enjoyable). Sometimes I wonder what I ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times9/30/14 ( No. 23,702 )
Across
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Friend of Gandalf : BILBO
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Put ___ disadvantage : ATA
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Microwaves, informally : NUKES
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Like a whole lot : ADORE
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___ Chemical (Fortune 500 company) : DOW
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NATO alphabet letter between Alfa and Charlie : BRAVO
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Mars explorer : ROVER
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Modern host of 35-Across : DREWCAREY
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Erupted : BLEW
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Aplomb : POISE
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"Peter Pan" dog : NANA
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Proctor's command : BEGIN
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Touches : ABUTS
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King with a golden touch : MIDAS
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Reliever's stat : SAVES
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Air Force One occupant, acronymically : POTUS
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Shopping ___ : SPREE
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Ad Council output, for short : PSA
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Long-running game show with a feature spelled out clockwise by this puzzle's circled letters : THEPRICEISRIGHT
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Dummkopf : ASS
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Its chips aren't for eating : INTEL
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Device read with a laser : CDROM
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How some home videos are stored : ONDVD
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Food that gets tossed? : SALAD
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___ Madness (Snapple flavor) : MANGO
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Principle : TENET
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Father-___ : TOBE
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Exudes : OOZES
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Crumble under pressure : WILT
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Longtime host of 35-Across : BOBBARKER
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Sal of "Exodus" : MINEO
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"O, I am ___!" (Polonius's last words) : SLAIN
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___ fly (R.B.I. producer) : SAC
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___ Marbles (British Museum display) : ELGIN
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Unhealthily pale-skinned : PASTY
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Flamenco shout : OLE
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"In my opinion ..." : IDSAY
Down
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Zinger : BARB
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Winner of a popular TV talent show : IDOL
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Red marks of affection : LOVEBITES
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Fomented, as trouble : BREWEDUP
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Anthem preposition : OER
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Append : ADDON
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Doughnut shapes : TORI
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Leaves slack-jawed : AWES
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Jimmy Fallon's home : NBC
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Planet with 27 moons : URANUS
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One of 14 in a gold chain : KARAT
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18 of 38 roulette numbers : EVENS
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___ bean : SOYA
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Drives recklessly : WEAVES
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Rho preceders : PIS
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Blue circle on a range : GASRING
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Fraternity party detritus : BEERCAN
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Mineralogist for whom a scale is named : MOHS
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Drive recklessly, maybe : SPEED
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Seed coat : ARIL
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Bake sale grp., perhaps : PTA
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Canadian comedy show of the 1970s-'80s : SCTV
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They may be given for rude humor : PGRATINGS
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Like many horses' feet : SHOD
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Banking convenience, for short : ATM
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Like many rainy-day activities : INDOOR
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Original name for J.F.K. Airport : IDLEWILD
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At all : ONEBIT
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Parisian possessive : SES
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Dinero : MOOLA
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Palestinian leader Mahmoud ___ : ABBAS
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Canonical hour before sext : TERCE
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Recipe amt. : TBSP
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"Your point being ...?" : OKSO
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Enthusiasm : ZEAL
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Luke Skywalker's twin : LEIA
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Broadway honor : TONY
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"___ questions?" : ANY
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"Don't tell ___ can't!" : MEI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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