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New York Times, Monday, January 6, 2020

Woodrow Wilson was the only U.S. president to have one

Author:
Tess Davison and Kathy Lowden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tess Davison
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Davison. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Lowden.
Constructor notes:
We are a mother/daughter team. Tess, the millennial, does the Times puzzle online, while Kathy, the boomer, prefers pencil and paper. ... read more
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I suppose I'll have to settle for my daughter being the second Tess published in the NYT crossword. Get your butt in gear, said the ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times1/6/20 ( No. 25,626 )
Across
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Leave empty : VACATE
7
Fellow : GENT
11
One of 17-, 18-, 37-, 60- or 62-Across : GEM
14
Saudi ___ : ARABIA
15
Director Kazan : ELIA
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"Pick a card, ___ card" : ANY
17
JULY : RUBIES
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MAY : EMERALDS
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Pistol, slangily : GAT
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Upper-body garment that's not tucked in : TUNIC
23
Surfeit : GLUT
24
Source of solar energy : SUN
25
Trap : SNARE
26
Zipped ... or ripped : TORE
27
Like the waistband on underwear : ELASTIC
30
___ rule (typically) : ASA
32
The "p" of r.p.m. : PER
33
Like driftwood or a has-been : WASHEDUP
35
Ill-tempered, as a baby : FUSSY
37
FEBRUARY : AMETHYSTS
40
Rascal : SCAMP
43
Lessen : DECREASE
47
Gear tooth : COG
48
Brain test, for short : EEG
51
More protected by a tree's leaves : SHADIER
52
The "A" in DNA : ACID
54
Beat poet Ginsberg : ALLEN
56
Fall behind : LAG
57
Post-W.W. II alliance : NATO
58
___ Gorbachev, former first lady of the Soviet Union : RAISA
59
Hi-___ monitor : RES
60
APRIL : DIAMONDS
62
JUNE : PEARLS
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Termite look-alike : ANT
66
Mark left by a whip : WELT
67
Be successful in the end : PANOUT
68
Director Spike : LEE
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Breyer's competitor : EDYS
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Miserly : STINGY
Down
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Spelling of a word that's not the usual: Abbr. : VAR
2
Salad green : ARUGULA
3
Beach huts : CABANAS
4
Not much : ABIT
5
Make a knot : TIE
6
Part of Manhattan where the United Nations is located : EASTSIDE
7
Actress Davis : GEENA
8
Upstate New York city south of the Finger Lakes : ELMIRA
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Nephews' counterparts : NIECES
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Part of a cigarette rating : TAR
11
Runs, as a horse : GALLOPS
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Puts up with : ENDURES
13
Genre of the Edgar Awards : MYSTERY
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Actor's representative: Abbr. : AGT
22
Rough, as an 11-Across : UNCUT
24
Stitch : SEW
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Phony : SHAM
29
Home of Arizona State University : TEMPE
31
SAG-___ (Hollywood union) : AFTRA
34
Woodrow Wilson was the only U.S. president to have one : PHD
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Not new : USED
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Noes' opposites : YESES
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Alcoholic drink that's often flavored with fruit : SCHNAPPS
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Event ending in -gate : SCANDAL
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Illegal import from Colombia : COCAINE
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Shake up : AGITATE
44
Airplane wing feature : AILERON
45
Shell-less marine invertebrate : SEASLUG
46
Unit of energy : ERG
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Made, as an income : EARNED
50
"With pleasure" : GLADLY
53
___ Pérignon : DOM
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Top 10s, e.g. : LISTS
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Hindu queen : RANI
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Be in debt : OWE
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"Let's ___!" (cry after grace) : EAT
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Hog's home : STY

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