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New York Times, Thursday, January 13, 2022

Standing like Wonder Woman, say

Author:
Karen Lurie
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen Lurie

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Lurie.
Karen Lurie notes:
I'm very excited to make my New York Times debut — many thanks to everyone involved! I'm a comedy and game show writer, and in March ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
SPOILER ALERT, the revealer comes first! The theme purposefully spoiled by an early revealer? Something so cheeky about that; I love ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times1/13/22 ( No. 26,364 )
Across
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Urgent order : ASAP
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Alternatives to dogs : BRATS
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Winter hrs. in Seattle : PST
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"Mas Que ___" (classic Brazilian song from the 1960s) : NADA
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Certain bite risk : RABIES
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Quizzical cries : OHS
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Striped polecat's defense : ODOR
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___ pan (kitchen utensil) : OMELET
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"The sweetest joy, the wildest ___ is love": Pearl Bailey : WOE
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Important warning before you answer 32-, 40- and 52-Across? : SPOILERALERT
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Maneuvered (for) : ANGLED
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Skyline features : SPIRES
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Skyline feature : TOWER
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Top suit : CEO
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Interruption : LAPSE
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2003 Pixar animated adventure : THEYFOUNDNEMO
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Start to profit? : NON
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Pad, so to speak : ABODE
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Pirates' domain : SEA
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2004 Quentin Tarantino martial arts film : SHEKILLEDBILL
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Suburb about 20 miles WNW of Boston : ACTON
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Low island : CAY
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Birthplace of Pythagoras : IONIA
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Petitions : PLEADS
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"___? We don't need no stinking ___!" : BADGES
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1993 Warner Bros. family drama : HEFREEDWILLY
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Investment inits. : IRA
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Disinclined : AVERSE
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Texas is the largest U.S. producer of these : OATS
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Hullabaloo : DIN
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Makes merry : REVELS
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Thought : IDEA
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Acoustics, for one: Abbr. : SCI
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Striped yellow balls, in pool : NINES
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Stretch in logic : LEAP
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Year in Brazil : ANO
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Word before case or sack : SAD
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Flurry : ADO
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Chimichurri ingredient : PARSLEY
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Chicks, say : BROOD
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Actor Malek : RAMI
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___ Tesfaye, a.k.a. The Weeknd : ABEL
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Flooring option : TILE
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Some card readers : SEERS
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Standing like Wonder Woman, say : POWERPOSING
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They're constantly lapped : SHORES
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Kind of fly : TSETSE
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Jump scares, in horror movies : STAPLE
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Ideal, informally : PERF
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Gallagher of rock's Oasis : LIAM
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Subject line abbr. : ATTN
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Home of N.Y.C.'s Public Theater : NOHO
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Singer with the 2016 #1 album "This Is What the Truth Feels Like" : GWENSTEFANI
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Apt rhyme for "Rubik" : CUBIC
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"The ___ Holmes Mysteries," young adult series about a 14-year-old detective : ENOLA
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Not as expected : ODDLY
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Kind of branch depicted on German euro coins : OAK
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Formerly known as : NEE
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Political correspondent Mystal : ELIE
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[Sigh] : ALAS
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Rime : HOAR
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Cause to be admired : ENDEAR
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Anachronistic verb in the age of smartphones : DIAL
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Lotion alternative : BODYOIL
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Green bugs : APHIDS
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One of a character class in Dungeons & Dragons : CLERIC
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Upside-down L, on a calculator : SEVEN
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Approve : BLESS
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Goddess in the Hindu pantheon : DEVI
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Small bird with a loud song : WREN
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Man, for one : ISLE
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Ending with Gator or hater : ADE
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Rooibos, e.g. : TEA
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Exhaust : SAP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle.

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