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Sep 22, 2018 - The New York Times

SATURDAY PUZZLE -- There are some fun little mini-patterns in Sam Trabucco's puzzle today; if you're cool and retro, or a foodie, you'll see what I mean. My solve was pretty ombre, which is unusual for me as I tend to pepper my answers and then fill in around them. I had the entire bottom third done before I'd cracked a single clue higher up, where filling in every box was an epic endeavor, let's say, albeit one far more pleasant than cleaning out the stables.

Tricky Clues

28A: W...