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To Be Continued

New York Times, Sunday, October 23, 2022

Author:
Daniel Bodily and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 150, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Bodily. This is puzzle # 138 for Mr. Chen.
Will Shortz notes:
Daniel Bodily, of Woodbury, Minn., is a robotics research engineer. Jeff Chen, of Seattle, is a professional writer and crossword constructor. Previously they collaborated on the Lincoln ... read more
Constructor notes:
DAN: Bonus puzzle for the day: [Attire, 4] + [Spearheaded, 3] + [Soldier's meal, 4] + [A long, long time, 4] = [Some of the entries in today's puzzle?, 7,8] In the summer of 2021, I wrote ... read more
Theme Answers notes:
If you haven't figured it out yet, here are the seven theme answers: [Shops] + {Peddling] + [Collectibles] = ANTI / QUEST / ORES = ANTIQUE STORES [Historic] + [Hockey] + [Upset] = MIRA / ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
When Dan approached me with his awesome BET / WEE / NTH / ELI / NES finding, I was enthralled … and skeptical. Laying out a grid that clearly shouted THESE SETS OF BLACK SQUARES ARE LINES, ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times10/23/22 ( No. 26,647 )
Across
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Shops : ANTI
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Peddling : QUEST
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Collectibles : ORES
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A kitchen might have a good one : AROMA
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Instrument for Arachne, in mythology : LOOM
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Natural instincts : URGES
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Word on the street, perhaps? : TAXI
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Like Superman, but not Spider-Man : CAPED
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Symbol of bravery : LION
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Nephew of Abel : ENOCH
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One-eyed war god : ODIN
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African animal that may be spotted or striped : HYENA
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Armed force at sea? : OCTOPUS
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"Person of the Year" magazine : TIME
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Big froyo franchiser : TCBY
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When said three times, "Get off my case!" : NAG
34
White terrier, informally : WESTIE
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Historic : MIRA
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Hockey : CLEO
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Upset : NICE
38
___ Toy Barn (where Emperor Zurg chases Buzz Lightyear) : ALS
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"I," in the "Iliad" : IOTA
40
You'll have to pull some strings to play this : HARP
41
Low-scoring Yahtzee category : ONES
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Lower back bones : SACRA
45
Downsides : CONS
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How many U.N. members have names starting with "W" : NONE
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Lionel Messi's homeland: Abbr. : ARG
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Standoffish : ALOOF
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Whiz : ACE
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Promotional overkill : HYPE
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Capital on the Arabian Peninsula : MUSCAT
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Waste : GARB
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Disposal : AGED
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Locations : UMPS
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Things believers believe : CREEDS
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The "A" in A.D. : ANNO
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Racket : DIN
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Children's book series akin to "Where's Waldo?" : ISPY
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Word with nursing or training : BRA
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N.I.H. standard : RDA
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Read : BET
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Here : WEE
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To : NTH
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Understand : ELI
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23 answers in today's puzzle that don't seem to match their clues : NES
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The "P" of E.P.S. ratio, on Wall Street : PER
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Adverb repeated in the "Star Wars" prologue : FAR
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Calvin and Hobbes, e.g. : PALS
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Head, in slang : NOB
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Onetime radio host Don : IMUS
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"Mad" figure of fiction : HATTER
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Dazzling : KALE
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Pattern : IDOS
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Generator : COPE
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Like some care services : INHOME
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Purplish blue : IRIS
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1998 film "Waking ___ Devine" : NED
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Al ___ (pasta specification) : DENTE
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Initialism aptly found in "timetable" : ETA
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Thief's haul : TAKE
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Xmas, for Justin Trudeau : BDAY
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Synthetic fiber : RAYON
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Tiptop : ACME
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City east of Phoenix : MESA
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D-worthy : POOR
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Sweetie pie : HON
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Classes : DRAM
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For : ALES
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Actors : SONS
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Get off berth control? : UNDOCK
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Tarnish, e.g. : MAR
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Crossed out : EXED
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Apt rhyme for "pyre" : FIRE
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Revitalize : FRESHEN
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Finalized, as a contract : INKED
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Safe harbor : COVE
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"Let me repeat …" : ISAID
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Put cargo on : LADE
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She might cry "Uncle!" : NIECE
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Last "O" in YOLO : ONCE
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Rough rug fiber : SISAL
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Unwritten, say : ORAL
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Didn't make public for a while : SATON
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Home : MART
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Decorating : HASTE
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Guru : WART
Down
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"I'll ___ it" : ALLOW
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"Hold the rocks," at a bar : NOICE
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Blows one's horn : TOOTS
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Captcha confirmation : IMNOTAROBOT
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Adds to a playlist, e.g. : QUEUES
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Sights in a funeral home : URNS
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"I", in the "Aeneid" : EGO
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Partitioned : SECTIONED
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Product launches made during sporting events? : TSHIRTS
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Chiwere-speaking tribe : OTOE
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"Stellar!" : RAD
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They can help you get out of jams : EXITLANES
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Real : SINCERE
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Having overexercised, maybe : ACHY
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___ gun (alien zapper) : RAY
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When the lighting of the Olympic cauldron happens : OPENINGCEREMONY
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Wolf, to a shepherd : MENACE
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"A penny saved is a penny earned" and others : ADAGES
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Rice dish : PILAF
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Sound of shear terror? : MAA
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Go lightly, with "along" : BOP
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Epoch when the Mediterranean Sea nearly dried up : MIOCENE
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Like difficult water for boating : CHOPPY
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Like Thor : NORSE
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It's a long story : SAGA
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Fourth man to walk on the moon : ALANBEAN
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Gain exclusive control, business-wise : CORNERTHEMARKET
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More wary : CAGIER
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Female nature deities : NYMPHS
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A charismatic person has one : AURA
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Gets a move on : HUSTLES
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Some BBQ-flavored fast-food sandwiches : MCRIBS
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Totals : ADDSUPTO
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Letters near a conveyor belt : TSA
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Online pop-up generator : ADWARE
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How perjurers might be caught : INALIE
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___ Mary : BLOODY
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Makes beloved : ENDEARS
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How Usher wants to take it in a 1998 #1 hit : NICEANDSLOW
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The 76ers, on scoreboards : PHI
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Disaster response org. : FEMA
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Arctic coats : PARKAS
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In the public eye : SEEN
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Headset? : TOTEM
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Popular Korean minivan : KIASEDONA
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Country with more than 100 active volcanoes : INDONESIA
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Device providing oversight? : DRONE
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Verizon, for one : TELECOM
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Hardly genteel : BOORISH
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Website overseers : ADMINS
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Brain cases : CRANIA
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1600 for the SAT, informally : MAX
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No. listed on the inside of car doors, often : PSI
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Get over it! : HURDLE
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Actress Catherine who starred as Kevin's mom in "Home Alone" : OHARA
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"Red" or "white" wood : CEDAR
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Prepared to pray, say : KNELT
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Idyllic spot : EDEN
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Stocking stuffers : FEET
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Italian automaker : FIAT
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___ mode (fuel-saving feature in newer cars) : ECO
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Tape player of a sort, in brief : VCR
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Dunderhead : ASS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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