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New York Times, Saturday, September 30, 2017

She's been on the cover of British Vogue more than anyone else

Author:
Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeff Chen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Ms. Guizzo. This is puzzle # 74 for Mr. Chen.
Constructor notes:
Mary Lou Guizzo: My seed entry for this themeless was the RIJKSMUSEUM, a place I hope to see in person someday. It was inspired by my ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
ML asked me to come on board with this one after an encouraging rejection from Will. It's so tempting to try to fix a few little spots ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times9/30/17 ( No. 24,798 )

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Across
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Swore : VOWED
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7 is in the middle of it : PHSCALE
13
Stomachs : ABIDES
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Be fleeced : GETTAKEN
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Was totally used up : RANDRY
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Fledgling feeder : MAMABIRD
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"Oh, come on" : IMEANREALLY
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"Yours truly," facetiously : MOI
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Reception figures? : EARS
22
Reception figures : DJS
23
Go up against : ABUT
24
Subject of a controversial tax, once : TEA
25
Best Picture after "The Artist" : ARGO
27
Flower whose name is Greek for "flame" : PHLOX
29
Plot progression : ARC
30
Sausage at an Oktoberfest : BEERBRAT
32
Hindu goddess of prosperity : LAKSHMI
34
Under the weather while above the clouds? : AIRSICK
38
Brand of machine that turns change into cash vouchers : COINSTAR
40
Crack team's initials? : DEA
41
Chain once self-styled as "the Saving Place" : KMART
43
Words before chagrin or surprise : TOMY
44
___ farm : ANT
45
Seat of Utah's Grand County : MOAB
46
Moving object? : VAN
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Musica o danza : ARTE
48
"Ask ___" (syndicated advice column) : AMY
49
Home of Rembrandt's "The Night Watch" : RIJKSMUSEUM
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Become lightheaded? : GOBLONDE
55
San Luis ___ : OBISPO
56
Substance obeying Boyle's law : IDEALGAS
57
Bicycling couple? : PEDALS
58
Dress-up at a comic con : COSPLAY
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Point ___ National Seashore : REYES
Down
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Chardonnay or merlot : VARIETAL
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It ended in January 2017 : OBAMAERA
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1-Down holder, often : WINERACK
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Norse mythology sources : EDDAS
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2013 Best Actor nominee for "Nebraska" : DERN
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Takes a toll? : PEALS
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WWW letters : HTML
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Not split : STAY
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Certain ride : CAB
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How Superman often stands : AKIMBO
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Gaston ___, Frenchman who wrote "The Phantom of the Opera" : LEROUX
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Split : ENDIT
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Like many asylum seekers in the 2010s: Abbr. : SYR
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Setting of "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" : GMAJOR
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Parallel-park, e.g. : EDGEIN
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Secondary personas, in role-playing game lingo : ALTS
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Execrate : ABHOR
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Mail it in? : REMIT
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Final Trojan king : PRIAM
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Badger : HARRY
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Marching band sights : BATONS
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Strike fear? : SCAB
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Words of speculation : IDARESAY
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Increase a hundredfold : CENTUPLE
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She's been on the cover of British Vogue more than anyone else : KATEMOSS
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Track prize : STAKES
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Island after which a lizard is named : KOMODO
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Some R.S.V.P.s : MAYBES
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Study at Hogwarts : MAGIC
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Time of surrender in '45 : VJDAY
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Something bracketed : ASIDE
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Monopoly action : ROLL
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"Young Frankenstein" assistant : INGA
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It can be hard to style : MOP
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9-Down alternative : UBER
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Pass on a track : LAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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