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New York Times, Friday, October 16, 2020

Author:
Damon Gulczynski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Damon J. Gulczynski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Gulczynski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Damon J. Gulczynski notes:
The three greatest BAT FLIPS of all time (as ranked by me): 3. Bret Boone off Mark Wohlers, Game 3 2001 ALCS 2. Jose Bautista off Sam ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Now, this is the way to use long feature entries to your advantage! THEMS THE BREAKS, ACCIDENTS HAPPEN, JUST AS I THOUGHT, such ... read more
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© 2020, The New York TimesNo. 1016 ( 25,910 )
Across
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Graduation props? : HONORS
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Where gowns are worn, for short : ORS
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Eponymous Dutch town : EDAM
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One of a tribe of mythical warriors : AMAZON
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Showboaty home run celebrations : BATFLIPS
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The People's Princess, to the people : LADYDI
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Statement of readiness : IMALLSET
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"Win some, lose some" : THEMSTHEBREAKS
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Singer Bareilles : SARA
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Key chain? : ISLES
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It's not merely a yen : NEED
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Actor in "The Office" and "The Hangover" : EDHELMS
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Mentally exhilarating experience : HEADTRIP
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Seconds, say : MORE
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"It's nobody's fault" : ACCIDENTSHAPPEN
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Inits. at the top of some brackets : NCAA
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Conclusive proof provider : ACIDTEST
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Enormous in proportion : SEISMIC
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Place to buy and sell online : ETSY
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Jazz fan, presumably : UTAHN
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Cheek or lip : SASS
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"Called it!" : JUSTASITHOUGHT
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Bygone mode of transportation : ZEPPELIN
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Defector, perhaps : EMIGRE
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What keywords are used for : ENCODING
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Starter follower : ENTREE
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Big ___ (40-Across conference) : EAST
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Number often seen before a plus sign : AGE
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Repudiate : DISOWN
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Shuts down : HALTS
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City in which Malcolm X was born : OMAHA
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Former presidential candidate who wrote "Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!" : NADER
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The "king of kings," per a famous sonnet : OZYMANDIAS
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Nuclear fuel containers : RODS
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Huff : SNIT
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Most valuable player awards? : OBIES
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Go on tangent after tangent : RAMBLE
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Didn't merely peek : STARED
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"We All Love ___: Celebrating the First Lady of Song" (2007 tribute) : ELLA
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Plate, e.g. : DISK
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Brutes : APES
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Winter hrs. in Yellowstone : MST
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Peach part : FLESH
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Used as a lair : HIDIN
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A few minutes after your Lyft arrives, say : ETD
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What can come before long : ERE
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Incompetent execs : EMPTYSUITS
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Easy pace : LOPE
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G.I. rations, for short : MRES
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Text message status : SENT
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Prince in "Frozen" : HANS
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Latin "Lo!" : ECCE
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Smoothie bar stock : ACAI
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Group electing officers in Sept., maybe : PTA
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Whiff : SCENT
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Sellout : HIT
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"Remove ___" (in-app come-on) : ADS
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Zoom call status : MUTED
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Lago di Como locale : ITALIA
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Door or window frame : CASING
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Depend (on) : HINGE
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Belligerent, in British slang : AGGRO
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Cousin of a mole : SHREW
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Dutch painter Jan : STEEN
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Actress Malone of the "Hunger Games" films : JENA
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Supermarket IDs : UPCS
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Word before check ... or a pattern alternative to a check : SPOT
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Opposite of disregard : HEED
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Hilton competitor : OMNI
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Half of a jazz duo : ZEE

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