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New York Times, Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Author:
Victor Barocas
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Victor Barocas

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQVXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Barocas.
Victor Barocas notes:
I don't watch a ton of TV anymore, but when I do, I often watch crime/courtroom procedurals, so I get a lot of lying-under-oath ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I love making crossword sausage. There's so much blood and guts that solvers never see, words crammed into tight spaces, yanked back ... read more
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© 2023, The New York Times1/11/23 ( No. 26,727 )
Across
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Runs recreationally : JOGS
5
Some hotel room amenities : SAFES
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The "Toreador Song," for one : ARIA
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From the top : ANEW
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Fulfill mundane but necessary responsibilities, in modern lingo : ADULT
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Sift (through) : COMB
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Software prototype : BETA
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Vessels with large containers : CARGOSHIPS
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Does pranks with rolls, informally : TPS
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Connecticut Ivy Leaguer : YALIE
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Nail polish brand : OPI
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Pursue romantically : WOO
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Actor/comedian Lil ___ Howery : REL
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Talking item in Dora the Explorer's backpack : MAP
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Oceanfront district of Los Angeles : SANPEDRO
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Manhattan neighborhood next to SoHo : NOLITA
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Front-page mergers and acquisitions, e.g. : MEGADEALS
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Grayish : ASHY
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Skateboarding jump : OLLIE
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Neckwear that smells nice : LEI
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Photographer Adams : ANSEL
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Difficult, unfun chore : SLOG
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Investment guide calculation : BONDRATIO
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Props for presentations : EASELS
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Most reptilian, in a way : SCALIEST
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"Spring forward" or "fall back" letters : DST
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Electrical unit with a Greek letter symbol : OHM
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London ___ (landmark observation wheel) : EYE
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Beings not (yet) proven to exist : ETS
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Thundering : AROAR
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Trinity member : SON
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Exclamation point inside a yellow triangle, for one : DANGERSIGN
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"Only Murders in the Building" airer : HULU
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Nobel laureate Wiesel : ELIE
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Longtime Jay Silverheels role : TONTO
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Ankh-carrying goddess : ISIS
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With 71- and 72-Across, commits perjury … or what can be found four times in this puzzle : LIES
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See 70-Across : UNDER
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See 70-Across : OATH
Down
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Sharp punch : JAB
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"!" keymate : ONE
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Scramming : GETTINGLOST
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Exchange : SWAP
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___ fly (baseball occurrence, informally) : SAC
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Org. promoting canine care : ADA
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Spleen : FURY
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"Enigma Variations" composer : ELGAR
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Lifted : STOLEN
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Be sore : ACHE
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Pépin le Bref, par exemple : ROI
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Troublesome sort : IMP
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Muscles tightened by planking, in brief : ABS
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Skyline feature in farm country : SILO
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Greta Garbo, by birth : SWEDE
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Absorbed gradually : OSMOSED
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Saffron-flavored dishes : PAELLAS
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Horatian creation : ODE
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Big name in brushes : ORALB
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Beauty pageant founded in 1959 as a mail-in photo contest : MISSTEENUSA
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One who doesn't have a prayer? : ATHEIST
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Alternatives to street parking : PAYLOTS
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Negro leagues great Satchel : PAIGE
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Some spreads for toast, informally : OLEOS
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Hawaiian island shaped like an apostrophe : LANAI
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Considering the fact that : SINCE
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French setting for many van Gogh works : ARLES
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It'll dawn on you : DAY
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Communal knowledge : LORE
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Up-start? : SHORTU
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Worker with a trowel : MASON
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A long, long time : AGES
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Food part that's usually not eaten : RIND
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Home of Denison University : OHIO
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Tierra ___ Fuego : DEL
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Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year in 1974 (10 years after he first became world champion) : ALI
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German "never" : NIE
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Bell Atlantic merger partner of 2000 : GTE
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Repeated word in the U.S. postal creed : NOR
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Buzzing … or, in a different sense, buzzed : LIT
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Do a wedding task, informally : USH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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