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New York Times, Monday, September 30, 2019

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 89 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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Den : LAIR
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Some HP products : PCS
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Wardrobe supplies for Batman : CAPES
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___ vera : ALOE
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"Like I told you!" : AHA
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Player at Baltimore's Camden Yards : ORIOLE
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Bash some tobacco holders? : PANPIPES
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Name on a 24-Across container : MORTON
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Bash some small trucks? : TRASHPICKUPS
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Something a prospector stakes : CLAIM
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NaCl : SALT
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"O.K., got it" : ISEE
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$ : DOLLAR
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Functions : USES
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Went on horseback : RODE
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Small town : BURG
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Winner's two-finger gesture : VSIGN
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Ace's value, at times : ONE
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Bash a laundry room brand? : RIPTIDE
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Down Under hopper : ROO
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Rachel Maddow's channel : MSNBC
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Bills with Alexander Hamilton : TENS
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Actionable misdeed : TORT
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Diamond Head's island : OAHU
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Some hearty steaks : TBONES
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Strikebreaking worker : SCAB
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Slices of time : ERAS
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Calf-roping rope : LASSO
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Bash an Alex Haley classic? : PUTDOWNROOTS
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Peter of "Lawrence of Arabia" : OTOOLE
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Bash a bug repellent brand? : BLASTOFF
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Prepared for planting : TILLED
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Tibetan beast of burden : YAK
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Lake ___ (what separates Ohio and Ontario) : ERIE
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Monica in the International Tennis Hall of Fame : SELES
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Sophs. in two years : SRS
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Disavow : DENY
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You need to sit down for this : LAP
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Brownie ___ mode : ALA
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Particle that's positive or negative : ION
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Chameleon or iguana : REPTILE
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Biggest of the Three Bears : PAPA
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Game on an 8x8 board : CHESS
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Malia Obama's sister : SASHA
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Gator's cousin : CROC
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Action accompanied by a "Mwah!" : AIRKISS
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White House V.I.P. : POTUS
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Marry on the cheap, say : ELOPE
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Have a feeling : SENSE
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Skips over : OMITS
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Woman whose name is an anagram of MIRA : IRMA
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Connect to an electrical outlet : PLUGIN
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Data holder put into a drive : CDROM
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Water birds with haunting cries : LOONS
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John who arrived on the Mayflower : ALDEN
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Slugging stat : RBI
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Adam's madam : EVE
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Improvement, as in the economy : UPTURN
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GPS suggestion: Abbr. : RTE
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Clubs at a country club : IRONS
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Vice-presidential family of the 1990s : GORES
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"That's just wrong!" : NOTSO
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Classic TV brand : RCA
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Cause of a Mar. clock change : DST
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Bill Clinton's 1996 opponent : BOBDOLE
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Like some bagels and newlyweds : TOASTED
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Chopped : HEWED
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Nonkosher sandwiches, for short : BLTS
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Features of peacock tails : SPOTS
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Adorable sort : CUTIE
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Island with a lagoon : ATOLL
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Fast-food chain with a cowboy hat logo : ARBYS
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Type of clean energy : SOLAR
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Bullring cheers : OLES
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Acorn-producing trees : OAKS
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Mined find : ORE
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Telltale evidence of a shark : FIN
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"Sisters" co-star Tina : FEY

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