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New York Times, Friday, January 14, 2022

44-Across : Stir-fry recipe step

Author:
Matthew Stock and Sid Sivakumar
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sid Sivakumar

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Stock. This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Sivakumar.
Jeff Chen notes:
Fantastic clue for the headline entry, WIRELESS CHARGER. [Modern source of juice] ... given that Matthew and Sid are two headliners of ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times1/14/22 ( No. 26,365 )
Across
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One playing second fiddle, perhaps : BANDMATE
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St. Louis clock setting, briefly : CST
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Move a cursor across : MOUSEOVER
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Burn : CHAR
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Where to try out some gunpowder? : TEATASTING
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Italian verse form : RIMA
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"Cars 2" competitor ___ Bonn : OTTO
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___ Academy, organization for self-paced education online : KHAN
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Kicked butt : RULED
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They can be friendly while patronizing : GUESTS
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Not allowed to go back, say : INEXILE
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Author of "What I Know for Sure," familiarly : OPRAH
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Place of rest away from everything : OASIS
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___ Jones : DOW
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What purple prose and technical jargon have in common : VERBIAGE
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Donations for life? : OVA
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Modern source of juice : WIRELESSCHARGER
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Summer sip suffix : ADE
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Build-your-own IHOP order : OMELETTE
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"Coolio!" : RAD
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Responds to an alarm, in a way : RISES
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They outrank viscounts : EARLS
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Dandy accessories : CRAVATS
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Stir-fry recipe step : ADDOIL
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"Cool it!" : RELAX
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Abbr. near zero : OPER
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Doing : UPTO
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Assents asea : AYES
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Sith superpower : EVILEMPIRE
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Stronghold : FORT
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"This better not get out" : TELLNOONE
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When repeated, an expression of disapproval : TUT
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Playing God? : CREATING
Down
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Headwear for many a barbershop quartet singer : BOATER
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Google Docs feature : AUTOSAVE
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Org. whose initials are found in "unsafe," ironically : NSA
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Hotels have ones in front : DESKS
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One who's light-headed? : MOTH
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Footwear brand : AVIA
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Osaka and others : TENNISACES
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Bit of work : ERG
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Hybrid fair fare : CHILIDOG
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2013 Macklemore/Ryan Lewis hit with the lyric "And I can't change, even if I tried" : SAMELOVE
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Conflict that may involve sanctions : TRADEWAR
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Got together : METUP
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Heart : CRUX
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DoorDash designation : TOGO
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Shifted in a theater, say : RESEATED
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Once-ler's opponent in a Dr. Seuss book : THELORAX
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When repeated, call to someone going to bed : NIGHT
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Go gaga for : OBSESSOVER
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Choice in a cabin : AISLE
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"Please ___" (printed request) : REMIT
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World of ___ : WARCRAFT
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It's a challenge : IDAREYOU
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"Warning!" : REDALERT
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Study : READUPON
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Skill event that might follow barrel racing : ROPING
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Bath water unit : LITRE
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Blackthorn : SLOE
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Like the universe : VAST
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Fail to be : ARENT
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Accumulation : PILE
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"___ Enchanted" (2004 romantic comedy) : ELLA
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...: Abbr. : ETC
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Miroir image? : MOI

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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