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New York Times, Sunday, October 11, 2020

92-Down : Symbol meaning "still typing"

Author:
Gary Larson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary Larson

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Larson.
Will Shortz notes:
Gary Larson, of Edmonds, Wash., is a retired comedian. He spent the last 15 years of his career entertaining on cruise ships, where crosswords were a way to pass the time between shows. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Little known fact: my first NYT puzzle submission was a PI rebus. I thought it was a shoo-in — what more could you want than a bunch of PI squares that formed the shape of an upper-case ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times10/11/20 ( No. 25,905 )
Across
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Examples of attention to detail : DOTTEDIS
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Yearbook award word : MOST
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Lift weights : PUMPIRON
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Gingerbread man, often : ORNAMENT
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British pop singer Lily : ALLEN
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In the Caribbean it's known as "the chicken of the trees" : IGUANA
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"The government has discovered aliens but isn't telling us," e.g. : CONSPIRACYTHEORY
25
Port on the Loire : NANTES
26
Missouri site of the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival : SEDALIA
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Applications : USES
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Actress Ward : SELA
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Acronym for a North American quintet : HOMES
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Intertwine : ENLACE
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Pains in the neck : PESTS
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Spanish article : UNA
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Power of a square : TWO
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Mrs. Addams, to Gomez : TISH
43
Nocturnal bloodsucker : VAMPIREBAT
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Steal : BARGAIN
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Stuff : SATE
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It requires no oxygen for growth : ANAEROBE
50
Pants with baggy legs : CULOTTES
52
Task : ASSIGN
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Noodles often eaten cold in the summer : SOBA
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Square things : ATONE
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Cause of joint pain : GOUT
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Relatively new relative, maybe : INLAW
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Small songbird : TIT
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Cornmeal bread : PONE
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Wood for violin-making : SPRUCE
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Brian who co-founded Roxy Music : ENO
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"You rang?" : YES
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Means of breathing : RESPIRATORYSYSTEM
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Calming retreat : SPA
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Subject of 199 silkscreen paintings by Warhol : MAO
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Present from birth : INNATE
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Activist ___ Alamuddin Clooney : AMAL
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Hesitating sound : HAW
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Unremarkable : USUAL
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Goes out for a bit? : NAPS
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Valorous : BRAVE
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Specialty : AREA
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The continents, e.g. : SEPTET
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His resignation triggered the first invocation of the 25th Amendment : SPIROAGNEW
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Start up again : REIGNITE
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Wacky : LOCO
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Like some flights : INBOUND
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Triangular flags : PENNANTS
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Aerial maneuver : LOOP
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Kiddy litter? : TOY
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Mature : AGE
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Power issue : SURGE
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Computer image format : BITMAP
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More up to it : ABLER
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South American mammals with trunks : TAPIRS
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Introductory course? : SOUP
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Brand of allergy spray : FLONASE
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Lime and rust : OXIDES
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It was known by the Algonquin as the "Father of Waters" : MISSISSIPPIRIVER
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Extends : RENEWS
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Similar : ALIKE
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Castle in "Hamlet" : ELSINORE
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More out there : EDGIER
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"May God bless and keep the ___ ... far away from us!" (line from "Fiddler on the Roof") : TSAR
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Return to the fray : REENGAGE
Down
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Grumpy co-worker : DOC
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Spanish gold : ORO
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Old country music channel : TNN
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French for "cup" : TASSE
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Locale of Kings County and Queens County, fittingly : EMPIRESTATE
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Like some batteries and parties : DEAD
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Sapa ___ (title for Atahualpa) : INCA
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Not merely cut : STYLE
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Gospel singer Jackson : MAHALIA
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Fútbol cheer : OLE
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Doesn't sit right? : SLOUCHES
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Snippy, in a way : TERSE
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Spare part? : PIN
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Sch. for Bulldogs : UGA
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'60s sitcom family : MUNSTERS
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What "X" marks on a treasure map : PIRATESBOOTY
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First-year law student : ONEL
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Mission-driven org. : NASA
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"Science Guy" Bill : NYE
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Shades : TINTS
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Glittery glue-ons : SPANGLES
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Wheel cover : HUBCAP
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Acting mindlessly : ONAUTO
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"___ Brando: Larger Than Life" (1994 biography) : MARLON
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Dog in classic films : ASTA
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Flowing forth : EMANANT
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Steeple feature : SPIRE
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Cleverness : WIT
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Universal donor's blood type, for short : ONEG
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Peacockish : VAIN
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Activist Hoffman : ABBIE
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Milk dispensers : TEATS
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Lost cause : GONER
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Only player with three 60+ home run seasons : SOSA
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Rest of the afternoon? : SIESTA
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Slant skyward : UPTILT
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2010 sci-fi film subtitled "Legacy" : TRON
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Trouble : WOE
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Catering container : URN
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Color for the right eye of a pair of 3-D glasses : CYAN
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Only bird with calf muscles : EMU
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Talking back : SASSING
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Graceful spins : PIROUETTES
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Informal assents : YEPS
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Country singer Price : MARGO
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# : SHARP
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When doubled, 1934 Cole Porter comedy short : PAREE
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Absolutely dazzling : AWEINSPIRING
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Book that's rarely read cover-to-cover : MANUAL
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Right, as a wrong : AVENGE
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More N.S.F.W., maybe : LEWDER
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Mimics : APES
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Vodka or gin : SPIRIT
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Low-dose pain reliever : BABYASPIRIN
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Mass recitation : AGNUSDEI
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Symbol meaning "still typing" : ELLIPSIS
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Tugboat sound : TOOT
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Dedicatee of the 1980 song "Woman" : ONO
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Opposite of wide: Abbr. : NAR
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Like slippers versus dress shoes : COMFIER
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Milky gems : OPALS
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Muscly : BUILT
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Stumper question : POSER
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Life form : BEING
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Went like the dickens : TORE
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Got rid of : AXED
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German granny : OMA
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Where the infant Moses was found : NILE
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Cathedral recess : APSE
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Maa, in 1995's "Babe" : EWE
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Ukr., e.g., once : SSR
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Genre pioneered in 1950s-'60s Jamaica : SKA
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U.S. overseas broadcaster : VOA
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Unit of work : ERG
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Food writer/TV personality ___ Drummond : REE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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