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NY Times, Sun, Apr 07, 2019 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Fraser Simpson
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 30, Blocks: 67, Across Lite
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© 2019, The New York Times

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Across
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Not up to par, truant soldier retreats into drink (5,7) : BELOWAVERAGE
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Summon Spanish gent boxing outside Dusseldorf (4,3) : SENDFOR
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Japanese meal includes large eastern drink made with ice (7) : SLUSHIE
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Swear nothing's inside a car (4) : AVOW
12
Dear Rev. Spooner's rabbit intuition (10) : HONEYBUNCH
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Runs through underground network carrying potassium (7) : SKEWERS
15
Mind after football supporter giggled (3-4) : TEEHEED
17
Some singers met an aria composer (7) : SMETANA
19
Risky venture: art in backward places (7) : STARTUP
21
Thrill the soccer fans: whip up cooler saga (5,1,4) : SCOREAGOAL
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Church song that guy heard (4) : HYMN
25
Rubber pile heading to Europe (7) : MASSEUR
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Gossip about Torah repository needing better illumination (7) : DARKISH
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Expensive rental document covers church racing event (12) : STEEPLECHASE
Down
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One way to get around kiss outside spa (3,4) : BUSPASS
2
Big Ferris wheel completed in Lyon, broken by end of June (6,3) : LONDONEYE
3
Cafe offering short spouse first of items (4) : WIFI
4
Virginia Republican with debts of different sorts (7) : VARIOUS
5
Most reckless, she's taken in by double-crosser (7) : RASHEST
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Grouses about Albert's gum being all chewed up (8,2) : GRUMBLESAT
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Avoid sidetrack almost completely (4) : SHUN
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The changes in trendy procedure (6) : METHOD
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Doctor set at ease about new Washington position (6,4) : SENATESEAT
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Navies try forged embassy authorization (5,4) : ENTRYVISA
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Endlessly see identical bagel choice (6) : SESAME
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Camper covered in seaweed somewhere in Portugal (7) : ALGARVE
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Scrutinize boy turning up outrageous wrongdoing (7) : SCANDAL
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Chum skipping university, sitting in tree - am I just dreaming this? (5,2) : PINCHME
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You stopped hiding boot (4) : OUST
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Swamp thing, mostly nonsense (4) : CROC
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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