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New York Times, Monday, October 3, 2022

Author:
Sarah Sinclair
Editor:
Will Shortz
Gives the Anne Boleyn treatment
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Sinclair.
Sarah Sinclair notes:
This puzzle is the culmination of an unexpected journey from designing crossword-themed knitting patterns to constructing actual ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Things have changed since I was single. I thought being on half a dozen dating sites was extensive, but that would only cover a ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
Anne Boleyn was Henry VIII's second wife (of six!), and if you recall the poem — Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times10/3/22 ( No. 26,627 )
Across
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"The Fresh Prince of ___-Air" : BEL
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Icy ocean hazards : BERGS
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Less than 90º, as an angle : ACUTE
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Down Under bird : EMU
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State known for potatoes : IDAHO
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Pirate's pal : MATEY
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Be determined by : HINGEUPON
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Lying facedown : PRONE
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Encourage, as in behavior : EGGON
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Small drink : SIP
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School fig. that might be weighted : GPA
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Geometry calculation : AREA
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Critical moment in tennis : MATCHPOINT
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Sort who tells no tales, per an old saying : DEADMAN
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Argue : DEBATE
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Wimbledon unit : SET
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Garlicky sauce : AIOLI
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Ballet, e.g., in French : DANSE
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Extremely flammable, as vegetation : TINDERDRY
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Certain wedding hairstyles : UPDOS
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Apt vowels missing from this phrase: TH_ L_TTL_ K_DS' S_NG : EIEIO
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Mac alternatives : PCS
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Vampire vanquisher, e.g. : SLAYER
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"Don't worry about it" : NOSWEAT
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Fuzzy buzzers : BUMBLEBEES
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Keen on : INTO
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Engineered crop letters : GMO
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Repair : FIX
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"Thus ..." : ANDSO
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Chinese or Lao : ASIAN
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Modern medium for meeting someone … or what each of the starts of 17-, 25-, 37- and 50-Across is : DATINGAPP
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Like the taste of Tic Tacs : MINTY
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Give the most votes, as a candidate : ELECT
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D.C. baseballer : NAT
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Common teenage emotion : ANGST
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Vampire-vanquishing weapon : STAKE
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First clue number in this puzzle that doesn't have an Across answer : TWO
Down
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Gives the Anne Boleyn treatment : BEHEADS
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Many an expat : EMIGREE
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Attack, as in fencing : LUNGEAT
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Good, in Guatemala : BIEN
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School website ending : EDU
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Genre for Nicki Minaj : RAP
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Stop replying to, as on a 59-Across : GHOST
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Video game hedgehog : SONIC
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Hype (up) : AMP
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Storage spot in a ship : CARGOBAY
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Perfect : UTOPIAN
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Ones with leases : TENANTS
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One of up to 200(!) on a scallop : EYE
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Provoke : GOAD
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Hood wearer at a graduation, for short : PHD
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Common street name : MAIN
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Battery terminal : ANODE
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Five Portuguese kings : PEDROS
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Bit of concert merch : TEE
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"The Marvelous Mrs. ___" : MAISEL
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Hawaiian garland : LEI
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Adler in the Sherlock Holmes canon : IRENE
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Playthings in bathtubs : TOYBOATS
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"Ay ___ mío!" (Spanish "OMG!") : DIOS
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Car-to-phone connection option : USB
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Connects to an electrical outlet : PLUGSIN
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Beaver's job : DAMMING
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Necklace dangler : PENDANT
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Person being used by another : CATSPAW
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Go as low as : STOOPTO
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Whistle blower : REF
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Common eyeliner shape : WING
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___ one's time (waits) : BIDES
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Laud : EXALT
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Starting poker payment : ANTE
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Doctor's org. : AMA
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Longtime media inits. : NYT
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Green or black beverage : TEA
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"Gross!" : ICK

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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