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New York Times, Monday, October 17, 2022

Author:
Caryn L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
Having a concern for wealth and respectability, in slang
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Robbins.
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© 2022, The New York Times10/17/22 ( No. 26,641 )
Across
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Cain's brother : ABEL
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Like a stereotypical fairy-tale stepmother : EVIL
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Not sleeping : AWAKE
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Kind of list with check boxes : TODO
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"S.N.L." alum Carvey : DANA
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For real, colloquially : LEGIT
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One who asks "Ehh … What's up, doc?" : BUGSBUNNY
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Flying solo : ALONE
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Feeling of anxiety : AGITA
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Latin singer ___ Anthony : MARC
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Casualty of casual Fridays : TIE
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Cartoon character who once had a "Club" named after him : MICKEYMOUSE
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Citizen of Belgrade : SERB
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John who wrote the sonnet "Death Be Not Proud" : DONNE
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Served as the host for, informally : MCED
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Serving a purpose : UTILE
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Race with a baton : RELAY
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Iconic magazine cover figure who asks "What, me worry?" : ALFREDENEUMAN
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Terrible mistake : SNAFU
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Magna ___ : CARTA
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Response to a relatable meme, in internet slang : ITME
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South and Central American mammal related to the raccoon : COATI
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Snare : TRAP
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Second-in-command on the U.S.S. Enterprise : MISTERSPOCK
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Mother of 1-Across : EVE
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Baseball legend Willie known as the "Say Hey Kid" : MAYS
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Infuriate : ANGER
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Send elsewhere, as to a specialist : REFER
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"You have my full attention" … or something 17-, 24-, 38- and 51-Across might say? : IMALLEARS
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Hollywood representative : AGENT
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Golfer's warning shout : FORE
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In addition : ALSO
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Mocking retort to Captain Obvious : NODUH
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Village People classic with a pantomimed chorus : YMCA
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Many a new driver : TEEN
Down
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Opportunities to face a pitcher : ATBATS
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Having a concern for wealth and respectability, in slang : BOUGIE
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Like humor that's even more far out : EDGIER
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Like Bo-Peep's sheep : LOST
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College URL ender : EDU
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Vehicle for moving day : VAN
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Traveler's stopover : INN
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Nonexperts : LAYMEN
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Jarring noise at 6 a.m. : ALARM
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Something just outside the front door : WELCOMEMAT
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Back in time : AGO
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Family members : KIN
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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Comic book sound effect : BAM
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Popeye's assent : AYE
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"This'll be the day that ___" (final words in the song "American Pie") : IDIE
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Icy : COLD
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Middle of the leg : KNEECAP
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The Bruins of the N.C.A.A. : UCLA
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Connery who played James Bond seven times : SEAN
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Ice cream mogul Joseph : EDY
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Bill of fare at a smorgasbord : BUFFETMENU
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Author Capote, to friends : TRU
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"Same old" place to be stuck : RUT
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Prefix with lock or freeze : ANTI
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Hasty escapes : LAMS
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Peacekeeping grp. since 1949 : NATO
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Obama attorney general ___ Holder : ERIC
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Resident of a virtual "City" : SIM
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Weep : CRY
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Harden into bone : OSSIFY
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Entertain lavishly : REGALE
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Opposed (to) : AVERSE
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___, place or thing : PERSON
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You are here : EARTH
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___ Kan (dog food brand) : KAL
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Served without ice, at a bar : NEAT
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Participated in a marathon, e.g. : RAN
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Cause of a swelled head : EGO
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Put coins into, as a meter : FED
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Honoree of many classic tattoos : MOM
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Season-long story line : ARC
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Meadow : LEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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