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New York Times, Thursday, January 13, 2022

Temporarily out

NOTE: This is the syndication date. The puzzle was published in the New York Times on Thursday, December 9, 2021.
Author:
Alexander Liebeskind
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebut
112/9/2021
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Alexander Liebeskind

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {HQXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Liebeskind.
Alexander Liebeskind notes:
Delighted to make my debut for the NYT! I'm a college student studying Computer Engineering at Columbia University, though I'm ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Alexander! I've had the pleasure of working with him on a few constructions. He comes up with interesting seed ideas that are fun to ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times12/9/21 ( No. 26,329 )
Across
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Brave ___ lion : ASA
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Still on the line, perhaps : DAMP
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Hallucinogen from a cactus : PEYOTE
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Part of a range: Abbr. : MTN
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Word that becomes its own opposite when "n" is added to the front : EVER
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Temporarily out : LOANED
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Blackjack ___, source of dense wood : OAK
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Film adaptation with ... a choir arriving at the airport? (2016) : LALALANDING
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Brand of light-colored cookie : NILLA
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Nonfiction film, in brief : DOC
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Minute, informally : ITTY
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... a room in an environmentally friendly hotel? (2018) : GREENBOOKING
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Leave in a huff, with "out" : STORM
29
Carb- follower : IDE
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Govt. org. that had the same leader for its first 48 years (1924-72) : FBI
33
Follower of John : ACTS
35
Japanese carrier : ANA
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Alphabetically first of the 100 most popular boys' names in the U.S. : AARON
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... a triceratops trying to find a spot for its car? (1993) : JURASSICPARKING
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Let up : ABATE
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You might need this to go on : CUE
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"Mm-hmm ..." : ISEE
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Kind of battle : RAP
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Ginger ___ : ALE
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Rob with four Super Bowl rings, familiarly : GRONK
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... a quick trip to purchase cutlery? (2019) : KNIVESOUTING
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The duck, in "Peter and the Wolf" : OBOE
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Pizzeria order : PIE
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Skin-care application : TONER
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... a movement to make invoices illegal? (2003) : KILLBILLING
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Prefix with system : ECO
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In a daze : ADDLED
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Biblical progenitor of the Edomites : ESAU
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___-core (punk offshoot) : SKA
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"Absolutely, will do" : YESYES
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Feeling sad : DOWN
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Govt.-issued ID : SSN
Down
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___ friends : AMONG
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One on the case? : STAIR
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High-heel shoe attachment : ANKLESTRAP
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Presidential middle name : DELANO
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Pop singer ___ Max : AVA
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Brooks with Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards : MEL
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Home to the largest Goya collection in the world : PRADO
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Tranquil : PLACID
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Geology interval : EON
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"Catch my drift?" : YADIG
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Getting the job done : ONIT
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You might have a stake in this : TENT
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Experimental, say : EDGY
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Disney+ series set after "Avengers: Endgame" : LOKI
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Unleashes on : LETSAT
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Things with hooks : BRAS
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Hyatt alternative : OMNI
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"Warm" : NEAR
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Quality of a playful kitten : FRISKINESS
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Something to chew on : BONE
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Playwright William : INGE
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Cracked a bit : AJAR
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Home of the 62-Down hummingbird, the world's smallest bird : CUBA
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Louisville is in it, in brief : ACC
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Like : AKINTO
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John, abroad : SEAN
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Dogs in Tibetan monasteries, once : PUGS
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Sleekly designed, informally : AERO
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Cell membrane makeup : LIPIDS
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Iniquitous : EVIL
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Surpass in strength : OUTGUN
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Clarkson with the 2004 hit "Since U Been Gone" : KELLY
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Set certain underwater traps : EELED
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Makes out : NECKS
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[What a joke!] : GROAN
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Sign off on : OKAY
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Hold tight : BIDE
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One's parents, slangily, with "the" : OLDS
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See 34-Down : BEE
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Cousin of equi- : ISO
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"Yer wrong" : NAW

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle.

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