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New York Times, Monday, January 11, 2021

Author:
Martha Kimes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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11/11/20210
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Martha Kimes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQVZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Kimes. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Martha Kimes notes:
I started constructing a little over a year ago and have published puzzles in USA Today, Universal, and American Values Crossword ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
This was such an easy "Name That Theme." PARTY, CIGARS, HOPPING … post-game celebration! You know, how people hop up and down after ... read more
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© 2021, The New York TimesNo. 0111 ( 25,997 )

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Across
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Periodically sold fast-food item : MCRIB
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What melting ice cream cones do : DRIP
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Swindle : SCAM
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Actress Donovan of "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" : ELISA
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"Othello" villain : IAGO
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House in Mexico : CASA
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Less risky : SAFER
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Cast celebration at the end of filming : WRAPPARTY
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Feelers : ANTENNAE
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Frozen expanse : TUNDRA
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Olive ___ (Popeye's sweetie) : OYL
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It can be used for welcoming or wrestling : MAT
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Charged particle : ION
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Souvenirs from Havana : CUBANCIGARS
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Loosen, as laces : UNTIE
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CPR performer : EMT
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Occupants of kennels : DOGS
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Subjects in which women have traditionally been underrepresented, for short : STEM
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Letters between thetas and kappas : IOTAS
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Human rights attorney Clooney : AMAL
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FX network's "___ of Anarchy" : SONS
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Mediterranean, e.g. : SEA
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Prenatal test, for short : AMNIO
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Going from nightspot to nightspot : CLUBHOPPING
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Soccer star Hamm : MIA
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Buffoon : OAF
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"___ you serious?" : ARE
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Worker just for a summer, maybe : INTERN
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Source of healthful fat and fiber : FLAXSEED
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Certain online board for discussion of a topic : SUBREDDIT
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Like an angle less than 90° : ACUTE
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Old Russian ruler : TSAR
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Brontë's "Jane ___" : EYRE
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Ethical : MORAL
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Divisions of tennis matches : SETS
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Rocker Lou : REED
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Popular vodka brand, for short : STOLI
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Flat-topped hill : MESA
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Extended family : CLAN
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Break in relations : RIFT
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"Understood" : ISEE
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Without exception ... as in dry counties? : BARNONE
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Hindu festival of lights : DIWALI
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Hard to find : RARE
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Supermarket chain that's big in small towns : IGA
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Breakfast treats from a toaster : POPTARTS
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Read over : SCAN
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Rap's ___ B : CARDI
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Member of a major-league team with a name that's out of this world? : ASTRO
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Like an early Central American civilization : MAYAN
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"Nobody ___ Baby in a corner" (line from "Dirty Dancing") : PUTS
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Big Apple inits. : NYC
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One of a baby's first words : MAMA
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Talk a blue streak? : CUSS
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"Do ___ others ..." : UNTO
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Vitamin also known as PABA : BTEN
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Goals : AIMS
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Do better than average, gradewise : GETAB
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Like a just-used towel : DAMP
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Hilton alternative : OMNI
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Profit : GAIN
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Trudge : SLOG
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Bahamian or Fijian : ISLANDER
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Egg: Fr. : OEUF
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Ways to earn college credits while in H.S. : APEXAMS
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Part of a reactor : CORE
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Stopped : HALTED
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60 minuti : ORA
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Sprays : MISTS
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Occupied : INUSE
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Chance for a hit : ATBAT
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Blunders : ERRS
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Command to a cannoneer : FIRE
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Edinburgh native : SCOT
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Continental currency : EURO
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Where you might find the starts of 18-, 26-, 44- and 59-Across : DELI
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Easter egg colorer : DYE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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