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New York Times, Saturday, October 2, 2021

Pearl Harbor hero for whom a future U.S. aircraft carrier is scheduled to be named

Author:
Wendy L. Brandes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wendy L. Brandes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Brandes.
Wendy L. Brandes notes:
In January 2020, I saw a piece in the NYT announcing that the U.S. Navy was going to name an aircraft carrier in honor of Doris ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Three outstanding feature entries with clues elevating them even further: I fall for the cab(ernet) misdirect every time, but I still ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times10/2/21 ( No. 26,261 )
Across
1
Bagel choices : SESAMES
8
Info on a medicine bottle : DOSAGE
14
How a first date is experienced : ONLYONCE
16
___ d'état : RAISON
17
Penalty for a polluter : GREENTAX
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Biased : ASLANT
19
Sprout : LAD
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Pearl Harbor hero for whom a future U.S. aircraft carrier is scheduled to be named : DORISMILLER
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Student in College Station, Tex. : AGGIE
24
Some bags in boxes : TEAS
25
New Deal program, for short : WPA
26
Judge : DEEM
27
Props for some plays? : OBIES
29
"The Godfather" actor : CAAN
30
Accords, e.g. : SEDANS
32
Date you might not put on the calendar : TRYST
33
Ate the last cookie, say : COULDNTRESIST
36
Goes bad : SOURS
37
Intensify : DEEPEN
38
Big name in Deco : ERTE
39
What's the big deal? : CARDS
40
Subjects of the 2018 book "Seeds of Science," for short : GMOS
44
At least one : ANY
45
Item of prison contraband : SHIV
46
Was serious about : MEANT
47
Like mysterious matters, often ... or hotels : CHECKEDINTO
51
Dr.'s order : MRI
52
Cigarette that's assembled by hand, informally : ROLLIE
53
Cost-effective : ECONOMIC
55
Filers of amicus briefs, often : ALLIES
56
Place to get a cab : WINERACK
57
Feel it the next day : BESORE
58
Goes gently to the bottom : SETTLES
Down
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"Great news!" : SOGLAD
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Bring to a boil : ENRAGE
3
Heavy hitter : SLEDGE
4
Floor support : AYE
5
Café du ___ (landmark shop in New Orleans's French Quarter) : MONDE
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Within: Prefix : ENTO
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Leave a mark : SCAR
8
Most Best Picture winners : DRAMAS
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Refueling spot : OASIS
10
Window part : SILL
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Invariably : ASALWAYS
12
Lapped, e.g. : GONEPAST
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One in the running : ENTRANT
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Canned lines? : EXITINTERVIEW
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Blows a gasket : SEESRED
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"Uh-huh" : IMSURE
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Like the years of most presidential inaugurations : ODD
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Quick fix : BANDAID
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[awkward] : CRINGE
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Pair seen three times in "All's Well That Ends Well" : ELS
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Lao-___ : TSE
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Lawn game seen regularly on ESPN beginning in 2017 : CORNHOLE
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Screams over : OUTYELLS
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Mini-albums, for short : EPS
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Alaskan king, e.g. : SEACRAB
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Posers are forever saying it : CHEESE
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The hare, but not the tortoise : MAMMAL
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One way to serve chili : ONRICE
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Nowheresville, with "the" : STICKS
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Lift user : SKIER
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Painter with a famous garden : MONET
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Muse of history : CLIO
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TV series with Agt. Leroy Jethro Gibbs : NCIS
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Something you might watch with your parents : TONE
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Leftover morsel : ORT

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