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ALL-ENCOMPASSING

New York Times, Sunday, September 7, 2014

Author:
Tracy Gray and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeff Chen

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 85 Missing: {X} Grid has supersymmetry. There are unchecked squares This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Gray. This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Chen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
Tracy: I am very excited to have my first collaborative puzzle with Jeff Chen published in the NYT today! Jeff and I teamed up in early April 2014 to brainstorm new possibilities on a ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
A delight working with Tracy. She's creative, thoughtful about entry selection, skilled, and most importantly, willing to go the extra mile to create the best experience possible for the ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
This is the third NYT crossword with cardinal points in unchecked squares. Patrick Merrell did it in 2002 with N W E S near the center, and then in 2009, Joe Krozel put his points around ... read more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0907 ( 23,679 )
Across
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Loaded, in Lyon : RICHE
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Hosiery hue : TAUPE
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Eagles, Falcons and Cardinals : TEAMS
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Last place : CELLAR
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"No lie!" : ISWEAR
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Move out : VACATE
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Some politicians' trips : JUNKETS
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Cub Scout leader : AKELA
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Salt away : STOREUP
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Shrinks' org. : APA
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What discoveries may yield : AHAS
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"Right you ___!" : ARE
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Abbr. not found on most smartphones : OPER
29
JFK alternative in N.Y.C. : LGA
30
Nasty storm, e.g. : FOULWEATHER
33
Film director who said "I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time" : ORSONWELLES
36
"___ be praised" : ALLAH
37
Paradoxical figure? : ZENO
38
Fraternity member or muscle, briefly : DELT
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Mary who introduced the miniskirt : QUANT
40
Outs, in a way : RATSON
42
"Law & Order" spinoff, informally : SVU
43
"Yes" : IDO
44
Ornery sorts : CUSSES
45
Didn't take it lying down, say : SUED
47
___ child (playful side) : INNER
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Ayatollah predecessor : SHAH
49
Indiana Jones menace : ASP
52
Lathered (up) : SOAPED
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Game with falling popularity? : TETRIS
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Native Oklahoman : OTO
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Hit from behind : REARENDED
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"Eh, any one is fine" : WHICHEVER
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Fan of pop's One Direction, maybe : TWEEN
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Veered off course : YAWED
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Many Winslow Homer works : SEASCAPES
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Some holiday greenery : MISTLETOE
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The dark side : YIN
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Kidnapping, e.g. : ORDEAL
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Island in Pacific W.W. II fighting : BORNEO
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"The cautious seldom ___": Confucius : ERR
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Stone of "The Help" : EMMA
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Atomic clock part : MASER
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Flog : LASH
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Hightails it : SCRAMS
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Figure on Argentina's flag : SUN
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Charge : FEE
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Period of inactivity : STASIS
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Last Oldsmobile : ALERO
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Took after : APED
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Org. that implemented the Food Stamp Act : USDA
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Former Mrs. Trump : IVANA
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Southern farm concern : BOLLWEEVILS
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"No need to worry" : DONTSWEATIT
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"Die Meistersinger" soprano : EVA
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Brio : ELAN
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___ lamp : LED
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On : ATOP
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Wyo. neighbor : IDA
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Kind of scan : RETINAL
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HBO comedy/drama : GIRLS
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Way to storm off : IRATELY
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Begins, as work : SETSTO
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Marketing news magazine : ADWEEK
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Rattle off, say : RECITE
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Dutch Golden Age painter : STEEN
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Actress Brandt of "Breaking Bad" : BETSY
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Them, with "the" : ENEMY
Down
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He walked away with Blaine in "Casablanca" : RENAULT
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Type : ILK
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Kicks everyone out, say : CLEANSHOUSE
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Yoga variety : HATHA
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Synthetic : ERSATZ
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___ Maria : TIA
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Get several views : ASKAROUND
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Big name in auto racing : UNSER
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Trendy food regimen : PALEODIET
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Long span : ERA
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Expensive Super Bowl purchase : TVSPOT
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Polished off : EATEN
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Cousin of a zucchini : ACORNSQUASH
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Boca Del ___, Fla. : MAR
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Certain bar orders, informally : STELLAS
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Rounded roof : CUPOLA
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West Coast city where Nike had its start : EUGENE
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Aladdin's adversary : JAFAR
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Times gone by : PASTS
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"___ Mine," 1984 Steve Perry hit : SHES
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Winter Olympics site after St. Moritz : OSLO
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Bonny miss : LASS
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Like lottery winners, typically : ENVIED
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Gerrymandered, e.g. : REDREW
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Verdant : LUSH
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Bright light : NEON
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In vogue : CHIC
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X or Y supplier : DAD
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Mister, in Mumbai : SRI
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Creative, in a way : ARTSY
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Karate instructor : SENSEI
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Joyous song : PAEAN
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Small flycatcher : PEWEE
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"___ Satanic Majesties Request" (Rolling Stones album) : THEIR
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Eggy? : OVATE
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Stretching muscle : TENSOR
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Court cry : ORDER
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E.R. figures : RNS
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Inspect : EYE
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Dodo's lack : COMMONSENSE
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Weaponry : ARMS
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Bussing on a bus, briefly? : PDA
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Barber who wrote "Adagio for Strings" : SAMUEL
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To a greater extent : MORESO
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Sketch show, briefly : SNL
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Caddy's choices : TEAS
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1960s sci-fi series : LOSTINSPACE
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Blowout win : LANDSLIDE
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Discombobulates : BEFUDDLES
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N.B.A. Hall-of-Famer Monroe : EARL
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"___ Nagila" : HAVA
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Light ___ : SABER
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Garlic segments : CLOVES
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Empathizes : RELATES
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P.R. firm's job : SPIN
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Principal Seymour's girlfriend on "The Simpsons" : EDNA
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Fullness : SATIETY
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Not going anywhere? : INIDLE
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Stick on the grill? : SATAY
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Where Excalibur was forged : AVALON
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Threads : ATTIRE
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Delight : ELATE
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Philosopher Kierkegaard : SOREN
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Noted Dadaist : ERNST
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___ Technical Institute : ITT
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Yammer : GAB
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Britain's ___ News : SKY
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"Monty Python and the Holy Grail" enchanter : TIM

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

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