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New York Times, Monday, January 17, 2022

One who worships the Triple Goddess and Horned God

Author:
Evan Mahnken
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Mahnken.
Evan Mahnken notes:

I spent way too long thinking of words that contain BUC or KET before I tweaked my theme just a bit. Happy solving!

Jeff Chen notes:
Today's crossword proves that sea levels are not rising, but are in fact falling. If it's in the New York Times, it must be true. Suck ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times1/17/22 ( No. 26,368 )
Across
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___ and downs : UPS
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John or John Quincy : ADAMS
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Off-the-wall : WACKO
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Org. for the Flyers and Red Wings : NHL
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First toy to be called an "action figure" : GIJOE
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Congresswoman ___ Omar : ILHAN
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Teenage military leader canonized in 1920 : JOANOFARC
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Country singer Patsy : CLINE
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___ Domini : ANNO
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Not inclined to reveal one's feelings : RETICENT
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"Goodness gracious!" : MYGOSH
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Sign of an old wound : SCAR
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Word before trap or prize : BOOBY
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Marx's collaborator on "The Communist Manifesto" : ENGELS
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Clown accessory that's often bright red : WIG
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Skin soothers : ALOES
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Furniture megastore : IKEA
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Insignificant amount ... or hint to this puzzle's shaded squares : ADROPINTHEOCEAN
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Genuine : REAL
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Actress Rigg of "The Avengers" : DIANA
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"___ sells seashells ..." : SHE
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Rachel of MSNBC : MADDOW
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Sign of fire : SMOKE
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Places where the cucumbers aren't for eating : SPAS
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Dragonlike creature of fantasy : WYVERN
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Big-dollar election-influencing grp. : SUPERPAC
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Smoothie berry : ACAI
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Deadly nerve gas : SARIN
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"Tell someone who gives a hoot" : ASIFICARE
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Use a stencil on : TRACE
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Instrument in Hindustani music : SITAR
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TV remote button : REC
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Turned white : PALED
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Major pipes : MAINS
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Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
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Dislodge, as printer paper : UNJAM
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Bogus : PHONY
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"Tea" for "gossip," e.g. : SLANG
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In the past : AGO
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"What's the ___?" : DIF
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Cracked, as a door : AJAR
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Glutton's demand : MORE
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Religious offshoots : SECTS
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One who worships the Triple Goddess and Horned God : WICCAN
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Itchy, say : ALLERGIC
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Keep this up when you're down : CHIN
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Philosopher Immanuel : KANT
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Number on a foam finger : ONE
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Beginner, in modern lingo : NOOB
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Rocks, in a drink : ICE
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Dove or Dial : SOAP
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Hindu festival of colors : HOLI
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"___, James ___" : BOND
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Himalayan cryptids : YETIS
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Scrapes (out) : EKES
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Jacob's first wife : LEAH
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Reasonable : SANE
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In the 70s or 80s, say : WARM
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Bit of inspiration : IDEA
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Mortarboard tosser : GRAD
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Bogus : SHAM
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Male grooming brand : OLDSPICE
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Sufficient, to Shakespeare : ENOW
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Describing chardonnay, e.g. : OAKY
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Uncorked : OPENED
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Mindless two-player card game : WAR
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Emergency relocation of people, for short : EVAC
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Twitch : SPASM
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Digital holiday greeting : ECARD
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Like uranium vis-à-vis carbon : RARER
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Aunt and uncle's little girl : NIECE
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___ Lee (dessert brand) : SARA
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Russian river : URAL
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Home to the Hang Seng and Nikkei 225 indexes : ASIA
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Commercial prefix with bank : CITI
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Indy 500 sponsor : STP
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Aid on a hot summer day : FAN
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1040 org. : IRS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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