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New York Times, Thursday, October 19, 2023

Author:
Colin Ernst
Editor:
Will Shortz
Blog:
Musicians that play with mallets
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Colin Ernst

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 40 Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Ernst. Thursday freshness: 78%
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© 2023, The New York Times10/19/23 ( No. 27,008 )
Across
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___ no good : UPTO
4
Shelfmate of Chips Ahoy! and Oreo : NILLA
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Actor Abe : VIGODA
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Give quite a shock : STUN
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Bolt at great speed? : USAIN
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Notify : INFORM
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Group in a roundup : HERD
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Knowledgeable, with "in" : CLUED
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Hit film whose narrator humorously remarks "Thanks to [her], all problems of feminism and equal rights have been solved" : BARBIE
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Did some metalworking on : ANNEALED
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French automaker : CITROEN
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Tent with smoke flaps, in an anglicized spelling : TEEPEE
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Derbies, e.g. : RACES
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Longtime sneakers brand : KEDS
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Column style : DORIC
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Hasn't been hoodwinked by : ISONTO
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___ Claus : MRS
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Food regimens : DIETS
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Counterfeit coins : SLUGS
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Senate majority leader during most of Obama's presidency : REID
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Pyramid ___ : SCHEME
42
Space chimp of 1961 : ENOS
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One hanging around a kennel? : IDTAG
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Britain's historic Lady ___ : ASTOR
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Broadway's ___-Manuel Miranda : LIN
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Egyptian temple site : KARNAK
49
Bother : EATAT
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"___ a fool not to!" : IDBE
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Insurance or tax figures : RATES
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California o Nueva York : ESTADO
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Certain volleyball players : SETTERS
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It has reading assignments : BOOKCLUB
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"Yoo-hoo! This way!" : INHERE
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Modern-day sort of provocateur : TROLL
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Golfer's target : HOLE
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Equally quickly : ASFAST
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What's found in the center of a prune? : LONGU
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Prefix with -scopy : ENDO
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High-end fashion house : HERMES
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End notes? : CODAS
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Like a quilt : SEWN
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Makes things more interesting : UPSTHEANTE
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Was visibly embarrassed : TURNEDRED
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Taken into account? : ONDEPOSIT
4
Cellular centers : NUCLEI
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Tropical resort locale, maybe : ISLE
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Praise : LAUD
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Risky thing to do in an affidavit : LIE
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"What happened next?" : AND
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Musicians that play with mallets : VIBISTS
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___ the kill : INAT
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Risk it all : GOFORBROKE
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Partner of cut : DRIED
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Religious agreements? : AMENS
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___ Lingus : AER
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100 yrs. : CEN
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Make things more interesting : RAISETHESTAKES
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Hearst mag : COSMO
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Round items in square cases : CDS
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Flamenco dancer's cry : OLE
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Internal review, for short? : MRI
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"Sorry, my schedule's packed" : ICANT
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Opens, as some doors : UNLATCHES
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Ditch assistance : GOITALONE
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You might provide the "last four" of this, in brief : SSN
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Territory divided into two states: Abbr. : DAK
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How English poets wrote previously? : ERE
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Top-floor spaces : GARRETS
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Univ. staffers : RAS
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Greek god of the winds : AEOLUS
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Finger-wagging accompaniment : TSK
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Basketball great Thomas : ISIAH
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Mentally slow : DENSE
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Risk it all : BETTHEFARM
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Gamble boldly, in a way … or a hint to the answers to this puzzle's italicized clues : DOUBLEDOWN
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Language akin to Manx : ERSE
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Get tight (with) : BOND
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Apparel competitor of Playtex : OLGA
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Special attention, in brief : TLC
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Critter that grows by leaps and bounds? : ROO

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