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New York Times – Sep 1 2018

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1. Lively dances in 2/4 time : SAMBAS
7. Smallest country in mainland Africa : GAMBIA
13. Had a fit? : TRIEDON
15. Indian or Mexican : CUISINE
16. Frazzled commuter’s comment : ITSAZOO
17. One getting on : OLDSTER
18. How someone may be interrupted : MIDSENTENCE
20. Country club figure : PRO
21. Language with a trilled “r” : SCOTS
22. Verb in the first telegraph message : HATH
23. They’re encouraged on a ketogenic diet : FATS
24. Encouraging words : OLES
25. Japanese stock holder : MISO
26. Lead-in to comic : SERIO
27. “Super” thing in games, once : NES
28. Force of nature? : CENTRIPETAL
30. Bit of belt-tightening : BUDGETCUT
31. Longtime talk show host with a degree from Harvard : CONANOBRIEN
34. Ethnic group that makes up about 18% of the world’s population : HAN
37. Silly tricks : APERY
38. Ones on Telemundo : UNOS
39. Athlete known as “The Black Pearl” : PELE
40. “What, will these hands ___ be clean?”: Lady Macbeth : NEER
41. Wee warbler : WREN
42. Luxurious Italian house : PRADA
43. Abbr. for those who don’t like parties : IND
44. Bisector of the Fertile Crescent : TIGRISRIVER
46. Road Runners’ race classification : TENMILE
48. Neighbor of an Austrian : SLOVENE
49. Part of an oven : BROILER
50. Money in the Bible : TALENTS
51. What’s left : ESTATE
52. Prepare to go : GETSET
1. Secretary of war to Taft, Roosevelt and Truman : STIMSON
2. First word of the Constitution after the preamble : ARTICLE
3. Messes up : MISDOES
4. Wild things : BEASTS
5. Shop shapers : ADZES
6. Any minute : SOON
7. Mean Miss of “The Wizard of Oz” : GULCH
8. Second : AIDE
9. Ed.’s inbox filler : MSS
10. Cameo : BITPART
11. Resistance to change : INERTIA
12. Kind of can : AEROSOL
14. Overhyped event, in slang : NOTHINGBURGER
15. One who gets bent out of shape : CONTORTIONIST
19. Connecticut Yankee, e.g. : EASTERNER
23. Pedal pushers : FEET
25. “Love ___” : MEDO
26. Emulated Rumpelstiltskin : SPUN
28. Hunter College is part of it, in brief : CUNY
29. Summer coolers : ICES
30. Attorney general before Reno : BARR
31. Disbeliever’s question : CANITBE
32. Prelims : OPENERS
33. Is unobliged to : NEEDNOT
34. “My word!” : HEAVENS
35. Chewy, in a way : ALDENTE
36. Proximate : NEAREST
39. Dividing shrub : PRIVET
41. Toon with a middle initial : WILEE
42. Drudge : PROLE
44. List : TILT
45. Smeltery refuse : SLAG
47. Nowhere to be found, for short : MIA