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New York Times, Sunday, January 13, 2019

Females whose gender identities match their gender assignments at birth

Author:
Andy Kravis
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andy Kravis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 65 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Kravis.
Andy Kravis notes:
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© 2019, The New York Times1/13/19 ( No. 25,268 )
Across
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Locale for a bottom feeder : SEABED
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Relinquish : CEDE
11
Total nerdburger : DWEEB
16
The Mormon Church, for short : LDS
19
Having come apart : UNDONE
20
Company with a Roman centurion logo, informally : AMEX
21
Name shouted at the end of the "Flintstones" closing theme song : WILMA
22
I.S.P. option : AOL
23
At the ice cream parlor, the grand marshal ordered a ... : PARADEFLOAT
25
R&B's ___ Brothers : ISLEY
26
Effort : TRY
27
Atoms : BITS
28
Weak-minded type : DOTARD
30
Something lost in old literature : PARADISE
32
Airline to Ben Gurion Airport : ELAL
33
Water : IRRIGATE
35
Sites with corporate names, often : ARENAS
36
Low-status, as work : MENIAL
38
Govt. org. under Homeland Security : ICE
39
The confirmed bachelor ordered a ... : SINGLEMALT
42
The crossing guard ordered a ... : TRAFFICCONE
45
See 46-Across : DEADAIM
46
With 45-Across, focus directly on hitting someone : TAKE
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Accident investigation org. : NTSB
49
Navigational aid, for short : GPS
50
Actress Aniston, in the tabloids : JEN
52
God, in Rastafarianism : JAH
55
"Get ___!" : REAL
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Winds, as videotape : SPOOLS
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Frequent co-star of Mastroianni : LOREN
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"Frozen" snowman : OLAF
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Question of doubt : ISIT
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How many verbs in Esperanto are irregular : NONE
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Premium Cuban cigar brand : COHIBA
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The amateur singer ordered a ... : KARAOKEBAR
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The dental hygienist ordered a ... : SUCTIONCUP
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Radicchio relative : ENDIVE
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Smelly : RIPE
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Amtrak stops: Abbr. : STNS
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What an auctioneer's gavel indicates : SALE
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In a way : SORTA
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Home planet of TV's ALF : MELMAC
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Planted : SOWN
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Rapper who founded the record label Mass Appeal : NAS
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Japanese drama : NOH
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Slippery, say : WET
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___-free : SCOT
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Friendly greeting on the highway : TOOT
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Wine from central Tuscany : CHIANTI
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The Apollo Theater usher ordered a ... : HARLEMSHAKE
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The pastry chef ordered a ... : BAKINGSODA
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Eastern philosophy : TAO
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Ocular socket : EYEPIT
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Simpson with the 2004 hit "Pieces of Me" : ASHLEE
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Arthur who composed "The Yeomen of the Guard" : SULLIVAN
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Approximately : ORSO
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All out : WHOLEHOG
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Won : GAINED
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Without alteration : ASIS
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Filming locale : LOT
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Places for cheap drinks : DIVES
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And the homebody ordered an ... : INSIDESCOOP
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"We'll teach you to drink deep ___ you depart": Hamlet : ERE
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Stores with Småland play areas : IKEAS
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Perspicacious : KEEN
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Fishing sites : WHARFS
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Director Guillermo ___ Toro : DEL
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Earth : TERRA
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Beaux-___ : ARTS
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Vaporize : AERIFY
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Elided greeting : SUP
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One who facilitates self-destructive behavior : ENABLER
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Supermodel Lima : ADRIANA
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Marina apparatus : BOATLIFT
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Stops : ENDS
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It can symbolize an open mouth in an 8-Down : DEE
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Kind of intake, to a nutritionist : CALORIC
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See 6-Down : EMOTICON
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Some narcs : DEAAGENTS
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What "X" may stand for : EXTRA
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Bad thing on a motorist's record, for short : DWI
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Pufflet : WISP
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First name of the First Lady of Song : ELLA
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Some sights in Oz : EMERALDS
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Where many Golden State Warriors fans live : BAYAREA
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Like much of the Western Hemisphere : LATINAMERICAN
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Along the back : DORSAL
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Most foxy : SLYEST
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Pres. who signed the Glass-Steagall Act : FDR
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Rehab affliction, for short : DTS
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Bulbous, narrow-necked bottles : DEMIJOHNS
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Lifesaver, for short : EMT
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Successful presidential slogan of old : ILIKEIKE
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___ al-Fitr (holiday marking the close of Ramadan) : EID
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Miles away : AFAR
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Fails (to) : NEGLECTS
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Problems of amnesia : GAPS
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Stop : CEASE
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Channel with highlights : ESPN
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Angry chorus : BOOS
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Annual science fiction award : NEBULA
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Isn't serious : JOKES
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Family support group : ALANON
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Vegas establishment with a giant guitar sign : HARDROCKHOTEL
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Writing of W. S. Gilbert : LIBRETTO
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Weight : ONUS
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English facilities : LOO
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Scruffs : NAPES
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Country singer with the #1 albums "Breathe" and "Cry" : FAITHHILL
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Follow closely : TAIL
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Females whose gender identities match their gender assignments at birth : CISWOMEN
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Some gametes : OVA
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Tach readings : RPMS
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Savings vehicle, in brief : TNOTE
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A pop : EACH
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___ rea (intent to commit a crime) : MENS
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Winter garment insert : COATLINER
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Likely to butt in : NOSY
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Pay up? : WAGEHIKE
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Toy to keep track of? : TRAINSET
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What "goes to" a movie star : THEOSCAR
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"That's really important to me" : INEEDIT
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T.S.A. requirements : IDS
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Some counterculture gatherings : LOVEINS
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Theoretical : APRIORI
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Dismissal, slangily : KISSOFF
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W.W. II arena : ETO
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Had a good cry : BAWLED
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Like sailors on leave : ASHORE
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8: Abbr. : AUG
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Soviet space dog of 1957 : LAIKA
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Contribute : ADD
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No longer bothered by : OVER
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Manual selection : GEAR
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Eponym of the Courage Award given at the ESPYs : ASHE
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Fed. agcy. founded by 24-Down : SSA
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___ Beach, Hawaii : EWA
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"Gangnam Style" rapper : PSY

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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