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New York Times, Friday, January 8, 2021

Home to the so-called "Silicon Docks," a European equivalent to Silicon Valley

Author:
Evan Kalish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Evan Kalish

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Kalish.
Evan Kalish notes:
It's always an honor to get to share a themeless crossword with you. A freestyle grid is a blank canvas for a fireworks display, and ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Two amazing entry/clue pairings: BIENVENUE is a delightful word. Not as delightful as the misdirect in [Welcome abroad], leading me ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
I was surprised to see ["The Gray Lady": Abbr.] as a clue for NYT. When I started Wordplay years ago, I was given two rules to follow ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times1/8/21 ( No. 25,994 )
Across
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Longtime soft drink slogan : DOTHEDEW
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Cosmetics brand owned by Revlon : ALMAY
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Simply not done : UNHEARDOF
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Make one's hair stand on end? : TEASE
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Welcome abroad : BIENVENUE
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Rage : MANIA
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Tours can be found on it : LOIRE
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Like una montaña : ALTA
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Drop a line, say : FISH
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Brook no refusal : INSIST
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Locale in a children's song title : DELL
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Lead-in to brain or body : PEA
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"The Gray Lady": Abbr. : NYT
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Curry on TV : ANN
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Fabric choice for a gown : SATEEN
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Signal : DENOTE
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Award-winning architect Zaha ___ : HADID
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"See, SOMEONE understands what I'm saying!" : THISGUYGETSIT
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Blackens : CHARS
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A real head-scratcher? : NOOGIE
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Void, in a way : REPEAL
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Team ___ : USA
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Pro in Ohio, in brief : CAV
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Saharan menace : ASP
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Whom Grogu resembles on "The Mandalorian" : YODA
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Actress Kidman : NICOLE
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"___ that?" : WHYS
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Weighs (down) : BOGS
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Cozy spots : NOOKS
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Algerian currency : DINAR
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Token reprimand : WRISTSLAP
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Whiff, say : AROMA
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Resolve : DETERMINE
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Loser to Roosevelt in 1944 : DEWEY
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Rechargeable city transport : ESCOOTER
Down
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Home to the so-called "Silicon Docks," a European equivalent to Silicon Valley : DUBLIN
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Like the taste of a bialy : ONIONY
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Muslim or Christian, e.g. : THEIST
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Milliner Bendel with a bygone chain of women's accessories stores : HENRI
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Rain gutter locales : EAVES
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Dr. ___ : DRE
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Chef Lewis who wrote "The Taste of Country Cooking" : EDNA
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"Right?" : WOULDNTYOUAGREE
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This can help you find your balance : ATM
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Part of some tables : LEAF
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Digital filing service? : MANIPEDI
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Lead-in to an opinion : ASISEEIT
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"Your point being ...?" : YEAHAND
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Bash : FETE
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Ice Bucket Challenge cause, for short : ALS
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Sharp quality : TANG
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"Chicago Hope" actress Christine : LAHTI
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Friend or foe : NOUN
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Stun, in a way : TASE
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Pressing : DIRE
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Assignment that sounds like its third and fourth letters : ESSAY
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Headaches for talent agents : EGOS
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Setting with hobbit-holes : THESHIRE
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"See what you've started?" : HAPPYNOW
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Pulitzer-winning author Jennifer : EGAN
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Cajun cuisine catch : CRAWDAD
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Really easy question : LOB
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Order to stop : COOLIT
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Certain hydrocarbon : ALKANE
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Evening prayer : VESPER
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Columnist Maureen : DOWD
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First class : INTRO
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Pink drink, for short : COSMO
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Uniform : SAME
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Doesn't go anywhere : SITS
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Good name for a marine biologist? : RAY
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Jiffy : SEC

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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