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Candy Bars
It's so hot. Candy bars were a bad choice: they're melting into the perfectly good entries on all sides.
Finn Vigeland
Time Limit 45 minutes
Size 20x19
Words 132
Fillable squares 310
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Clues and Answers
ACROSS
1
Pat gently
DABAT
6
Bra spec
DCUP
10
With 10-Down, it preserves preserves
JAM
13
Pearl-clutching noises
GASPS
18
"Send me!"
ILLGO
19
Flirtatious admonition from Austin Powers
OHBEHAVE
21
Skip ___
ABEAT
22
Done in, by a sword
SLAIN
23
Balanced on the edge
TEETERED
24
Still life, for one
GENRE
25
Last day of the Tour de France?
CLINGWRAP
27
Dilemma, to Hamlet
RUB
29
Kudrow of "The Comeback"
LISA
30
Do some yardwork
RAKE
32
Platform for accessing the App Store
IOS
33
Since
ASOF
35
Multivolume ref.
OED
36
The 1 in the Bronx and most of the 7 in Queens, e.g.
ELS
37
Former "Jersey Shore" airer
MTV
38
Indy 500 sponsor
STP
41
Character who would have pretty dramatically changed the ending of "Pride and Prejudice"?
GAYDAR
43
Faaaaahncy accessories
STOLES
45
Bring back on board
REHIRE
47
Tempt with, in a way
DANGLE
50
Burdened
TAXED
51
See 64-Down
MORENO
52
Great-grandmother of Athena
GAEA
53
Action taken during crunch time?
SITUP
55
Setting for a boozy Fest
OKTOBER
60
Back muscle, familiarly
LAT
61
What an empathetic math teacher might show to a student who's having trouble carrying the one?
MIDSUMMER
65
Conflicts with huge blows?
CLONEWARS
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Lloyd's boss on "Entourage"
ARI
68
Subject of a 1960s crisis
MISSILE
71
Diminish over time
ERODE
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Yuppie D.C. metro area
NOVA
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Unanimously
TOAMAN
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A.V. Club offering
RECAP
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"Outrageous!"
INEVER
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Play a game of Telephone
PASSON
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"Gypsy" Tony winner
LUPONE
85
eNewt?
BEREFT
87
"Do I really need to keep talking?": Abbr.
ETC
88
Arse
BUM
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Often-protested intl. commerce assn.
WTO
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Character on "The West Wing" or "Seinfeld"
LEO
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Big hunk
GLOB
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Lake Mead creator
DAM
94
P.R. flack's expertise
SPIN
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Alpo rival
IAMS
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"Bed-in" participant
ONO
98
Tenure of a self-satisfied pontiff?
PROUDPAPA
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Carrie's man on "Sex and the City"
MRBIG
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Satirical cross-dressing Australian character
DAMEEDNA
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Like some hipster style
RETRO
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Wish the best for
BLESS
110
Romantic visionaries
UTOPIANS
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Genghis Khan, e.g.
TATAR
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Part of ISIS, often
SYRIA
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37-Down's gift
ESP
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Pre-Easter purchases
DYES
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Site for many a job interview, now
SKYPE
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Checker, for one
DIS
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Word after straight or male, in social justice conversations
ALL
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Bribe-accepting Chicago athletes of 1919
BLACKSOX
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Dexterous
AGILE
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Morrison who wrote "Beloved"
TONI
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End of many a political address?
DOTGOV
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Reams (out)
CHEWS
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Modern replacement for a much-hailed service?
UBER
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Org. responsible for a lot of nudity in advertising
PETA
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See 10-Across
JAR
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Split the difference
AVERAGE
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Greek figure who's always having a bad hair day?
MEDUSA
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S&M accoutrement
GAG
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First martyr
ABEL
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Swanky dinner-and-dance event just before graduation
SENIORGALA
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Interstellar distance
PARSE
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Unwavering
STEAD
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Cool, to a cat
HEP
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Quibbles
NITS
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Martha ___, U.S. ambassador to Pakistan on "Homeland"
BOYD
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Rooster feature
REST
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Where a major conference took place in 1945
ALTA
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Big Pharma watchdog
FDA
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Séance figure
MEDIUM
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Knight's title, in the book "A Game of Thrones"
SER
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'00s TV series set in Newport Beach that debuted singles by Gwen Stefani, Coldplay, and Imogen Heap
THEO
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You might extend it while drinking tea
PINK
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Best Director Oscar winner between Clint and Martin
ANG
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More, it's said
LESS
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Vets show them to you
ROPES
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Org. that returned to some college campuses after the repeal of DADT
ROTC
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Acne-free
LEAR
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"The Tower" poet
EATS
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Good flowers for Mother's Day?
MUMS
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Cry of disgust to an oversharer
TMI
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Ersatz fat brand
OLEAN
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Originated
BORN
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Brian who crosswords would have you believe is the only musician worth knowing (other than 97-Across, maybe)
ENO
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Repeated word in "The Shining" whose meaning is discovered in a mirror
REDRUM
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Crazed
MANI
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Twisted humor
IRON
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Kind of assault aircraft
DIVEBOMBER
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With 51-Across, first Hispanic person to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony
RITA
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Break down
WEEP
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Getting warmer
LOSE
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Need for a vintner or a baker
EAST
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Virginia in D.C., e.g.
AVE
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Casual shoe
MOC
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It's a load of bullshit
COWPATTY
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Caper
ANTI
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Indiana state flower
PEON
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Small amount of work
ERG
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Quick change?
RELO
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They were nicknamed "the mosquito fleet"
PTBOATS
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Stocking stuffer, sometimes
LUMP
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Cheese dish that even your cheese-idolizing constructor thinks has just too much cheese
FONDUE
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"Ultra-cool motherf*****," per Urban Dictionary
BADASS
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Emulates Hillary
LIMBS
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Every May, e.g.
EARLY
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"I Remember Mama" star Irene
DUNNE
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"Spit it out!"
SPEAK
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"Of course, señor"
SISI
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Word before talk or squad
PEP
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Tara of "Sharknado 2: The Second One"
REID
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Chanteuse Anita
ODAY
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Sorely underfunded school subject
ARTS
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Tagalong profiteers?: Abbr.
GSA
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Messy hair, metaphorically
MOP
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"Ugh!"
RAP
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Times past
ORE
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Stats
Puzzle 1
20:00
15x15
Puzzle 2
30:00
15x15
Puzzle 3
45:00
20x19
Puzzle 4
15:00
15x15
Puzzle 5
40:00
17x17
Mean percent correct 95.39% 93.91% 95.34% 96.66% 81.36%
Mean error count (incorrect or empty squares) 8.34 11.03 14.44 6.38 44.74
Mean incorrect (but filled) squares 1.87 3.33 3.48 1.54 12.17
Mean empty squares 6.47 7.7 10.96 4.84 32.57
Mean allotted time used 61.0% 55.8% 50.7% 55.1% 67.7%
Mean solve time 12:12 16:43 22:49 8:16 27:05
Mean time per correct square 4.24s 5.91s 4.63s 2.69s 8.32s
Fastest solve 4:20 5:47 8:08 3:05 7:32
Fastest error-free solve 4:20 5:49 8:08 3:05 7:32
Mean score 1196.9 1606.9 1999.4 835.1 3235.2
Best score 260 349 488 185 452
Worst possible score 7130 7730 12500 7130 10100
Number of error-free grids 52 39 56 67 40
Number of unfinished grids 25 23 15 16 40
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Solve Times and Scores
Rank Competitor T R Score Time
1 joon pahk i 488 (0) 8:08
2 Trip Payne i 528 (0) 8:48
3 Al Sanders i 538 (0) 8:58
4 Eric Maddy i 601 (0) 10:01
4 Andrew Feist i 601 (0) 10:01
5 Scott Weiss i 610 (0) 10:10
6 Jesse Lansner i 619 (0) 10:19
7 Avram Gottschlich i 642 (0) 10:42
8 Doug Peterson i 643 (0) 10:43
9 Glen Ryan i 660 (0) 11:00
10 Jeff Dubner i 665 (0) 11:05
11 Amy Reynaldo i 743 (0) 12:23
12 Roberta Strauss i 756 (0) 12:36
13 Sam Ezersky i 777 (0) 12:57
14 Peter Rimkus i 806 (0) 13:26
15 Josh Himmelsbach o R 826 (0) 13:46
16 Jeremy Horwitz i 879 (0) 14:39
17 Erin Milligan-Milburn i 880 (0) 14:40
18 Doug Hoylman i 882 (0) 14:42
19 Louis Kesten i 887 (0) 14:47
20 Jan O'Sullivan i 933 (0) 15:33
21 Michael Sharp i 934 (0) 15:34
22 Ron Osher i 942 (0) 15:42
23 Peter Gordon i 960 (0) 16:00
24 Amy Paepke o 977 (0) 16:17
25 Robert T. White i 1020 (0) 17:00
26 Andrew Laurence i 1034 (0) 17:14
27 Ben Jones o R 1087 (0) 18:07
28 Joe Cabrera i 1117 (0) 18:37
29 Phoebe McBee i 1162 (0) 19:22
30 Michael Megargee i 1221 (1) 11:31
31 Craig Harman i 1230 (0) 20:30
32 Steve Tice i 1233 (0) 20:33
33 Jeffrey L. Schwartz i 1234 (1) 11:44
34 Vega Subramaniam i 1238 (0) 20:38
35 Andrew Miller o R 1275 (1) 12:25
36 Rob Tricchinelli i 1280 (1) 12:30
37 Matt Gaffney o 1295 (4) 11:15
38 Thomas Silverstein o 1298 (0) 21:38
39 George Tolley i 1317 (0) 21:57
40 Ray Hunley o R 1395 (0) 23:15
41 Mary Stackhouse o 1412 (0) 23:32
42 Ben Dwertman o 1445 (0) 24:05
43 Ken Levin o 1454 (0) 24:14
44 Joe Bockskopf o 1467 (0) 24:27
45 Todd Dashoff i 1470 (0) 24:30
46 Steve Langer i 1482 (0) 24:42
47 Christine Quinones o 1499 (0) 24:59
48 Derek Allen i 1503 (1) 16:13
49 David Heinick i 1516 (1) 16:26
50 Gabriel Gonzalez o 1561 (0) 26:01
51 Bruce Ryan o 1589 (0) 26:29
52 Tony Orbach o 1590 (0) 26:30
53 Angela Olson Halsted o 1610 (1) 18:00
54 Andy Gefen o R 1640 (0) 27:20
55 Adam Jackson o 1661 (0) 27:41
56 Carol Levin o 1669 (0) 27:49
57 David Schooler o 1670 (0) 27:50
58 Steve Smith i 1788 (2) 20:28
59 Alex Jeffrey i 1803 (2) 20:43
60 Joe Miller o 1910 (0) 31:50
61 Penelope Harper o 1955 (0) 32:35
62 Bret Martin o 1995 (1) 24:25
63 David Stein o 2000 (2) 24:00
64 Susan Losher o 2021 (0) 33:41
65 Michael Miyazaki o R 2047 (0) 34:07
66 Damon Gulczynski o R 2074 (1) 25:44
67 Dan Felsenheld o 2158 (2) 26:38
68 Brayden Burroughs o R 2185 (0) 36:25
69 Miriam H. Nadel o 2209 (1) 27:59
70 Tom Quigley o R 2324 (2) 29:24
71 Neil Fitzpatrick o 2365 (0) 39:25
72 Terry Bunton o 2444 (1) 31:54
73 Jared Dashoff o 2493 (1) 32:43
74 Jim Quinlan o 2513 (2) 32:33
75 Ian Livengood o 2551 (3) 32:41
76 Laura Zipin o 2565 (1) 33:55
77 Cathy Sacks o 2611 (3) 33:41
78 Mark Samburg o R 2649 (5) 33:19
79 Zoe Jacoby o 2650 (1) 35:20
80 pamela feiring o 2660 (1) 35:30
81 Christopher King o R 3068 (6) 39:48
82 Robert Russell o 3259 (5) 43:29
83 Trey Runnion o 3410 (7) 45:00
84 Lena Webb o 3710 (17) 45:00
85 john connelly o 3860 (22) 45:00
86 Peter Jones o R 3890 (23) 45:00
87 Joanne Sullivan o 3980 (26) 45:00
88 Michael Solberg o R 4310 (37) 45:00
89 Howard Flax o R 4340 (38) 45:00
90 Gilda Turitz o 4700 (50) 45:00
91 Kat Benesh o R 5960 (92) 45:00
92 Debbie Myers o 6140 (98) 45:00
93 Matt Zipin o R 6320 (104) 45:00
94 Michael Rosen o 6650 (115) 45:00
95 Owen Paepke o 7329 (142) 42:49
96 Megan Beresford o R 7880 (156) 45:00
97 Marion Shields o 8600 (180) 45:00
98 Mani Subramaniam o R 9920 (224) 45:00
99 Jennifer Allen o R 10190 (233) 45:00