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New York Times, Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Part of the Notre-Dame Cathedral destroyed by a 2019 fire

Author:
Eric Bornstein
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Bornstein.
Note: This was published as a uniclue puzzle in print. All the clues appear in a single list, combining Across and Down. When two answers share a number, they also share a clue.
Eric Bornstein notes:
My original seed for this puzzle was PRIDE and PREJUDICE, but unfortunately, I couldn't build a grid around that pair. I tried to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
When the uniclue first hit the crossworld, it was mind-blowing. I remember leafing through a book of Will Shortz's favorite ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times1/6/21 ( No. 25,992 )
Clues
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Rubberneck : STOPANDSTARE
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Lands heavily : THUDS
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Predators of penguins : ORCAS
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___ to shame : PUT
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Stiffly formal : PRIMANDPROPER
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Rice-A-___ : RONI
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Not reacting : INERT
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Raised one's spirits? : MADEATOAST
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Old Glory : STARSANDSTRIPES
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Past the point of being a joke, say : TOOFAR
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Best Picture winner directed by Ben Affleck : ARGO
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Fidel's brother and successor in Cuba : RAUL
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Take off : SHED
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No ___ traffic : THRU
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Author Jaffe : RONA
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Holy scroll : TORAH
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Sold at Sotheby's, say : AUCTIONED
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"Huh-uh!" : ISNOT
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Scoundrel : ROGUE
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Multivitamin fig. : RDA
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Part of the Notre-Dame Cathedral destroyed by a 2019 fire : SPIRE
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Remark from one who's obviously not going to call : IFOLD
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Ancient Jewish ascetic : ESSENE
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Emoji that can mean "Get a load of this!" : EYES
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East Coast city on a western coast : TAMPA
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60 secs. : MIN
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City near Leeds with historic walls : YORK
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"Quit fooling around!" : KNOCKITOFF
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Second-level : TIERTWO
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Counselor Deanna on the U.S.S. Enterprise : TROI
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Frayed so? : WORN
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Pen sound : OINK
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Kind of sauce in Chinese cuisine : SWEETANDSOUR
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Third and fourth word in many limericks : WASA
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French political division : ETAT
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Vivid colors : NEONS
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Game with antlers : ELK
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The last one was named Louis : ROI
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Breakfast grains : OATS
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Portuguese greeting : OLA
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Fully from, as a place : BORNANDBRED
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2019 FIFA Women's World Cup champs : USA
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Footwear fashion faux pas : SOCKSANDSANDALS
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Condition that can lead to repetitive behavior, for short : OCD
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Risk losing one's license, say : DRINKANDDRIVE
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1950s-'60s entertainment group : RATPACK
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Container at a bakery : PIETIN
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Button on a deli scale : TARE
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Houston team : ASTROS
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Country with 28 states : INDIA
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Enthusiasm : ARDOR
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Actor Poitier : SIDNEY
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"Gotcha" : NOTED
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Each : EVERY
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Exaggerated stories : YARNS
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Proven to be reliable : TRIEDANDTRUE
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Orange discard : RIND
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"No food for me, thanks" : IATE
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"Impractical Jokers" channel : TRUTV
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Italian man : UOMO
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Reproductive cells : OVA
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Cowboy's lasso : RIATA
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Sneaker insert : ODOREATER
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Former Japanese P.M. Shinzo ___ : ABE
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Store hours word : UNTIL
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Anxiety about being excluded from the fun, for short : FOMO
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"Feel the ___" (bygone political slogan) : BERN
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Paradises : EDENS
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The Jackson 5 had some big ones, informally : FROS
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"Slow Churned" ice cream brand : EDYS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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