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New York Times, Monday, October 5, 2020

10-Across : Banking org. founded during the Great Depression

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Evan Mahnken
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Mahnken.
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Access code to use an A.T.M. : PIN
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Inventor's goal : PATENT
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Banking org. founded during the Great Depression : FDIC
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Opposite of WNW : ESE
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Dickens's "___ Twist" : OLIVER
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Actress Garr of "Tootsie" : TERI
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Unedited film : RAWFOOTAGE
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Degs. for entrepreneurs : MBAS
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Marie Curie's research partner and husband : PIERRE
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In accordance with : ASPER
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Dress in India : SARI
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East Coast rival of Caltech : MIT
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Sam who directed the "Evil Dead" series : RAIMI
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Off-the-wall concepts : HALFBAKEDIDEAS
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Worker for a feudal lord : LIEGE
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In a sorry state : WOEFUL
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Director Lee : ANG
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"Gross! Nobody wants to hear that!" : TMI
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___ Majesty the Queen : HER
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One-named singer with the 2014 hit "Chandelier" : SIA
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Beer brand whose popularity didn't drop during the 2020 pandemic, surprisingly : CORONA
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"Dead ___ Society" : POETS
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Committed accounting fraud : COOKEDTHEBOOKS
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Bind tightly : TRUSS
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Newsroom figs. : EDS
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Equipment in Monopoly and Yahtzee : DICE
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Like Galileo, by birth : PISAN
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Make calm : SOOTHE
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Uptight sort : PRIG
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Shade of brown : BURNTUMBER
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"East of ___" (Steinbeck novel) : EDEN
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Supreme Court justice Stephen : BREYER
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Friend in France : AMI
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"No thanks" : PASS
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Extends, as a subscription : RENEWS
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"Golly!" : GEE
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People in police "walks" : PERPS
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Book after Song of Solomon : ISAIAH
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What a revolution may usher in : NEWERA
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Rich's opposite : POOR
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___ vera : ALOE
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Relative of a chickadee : TIT
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"Little" girl in "Uncle Tom's Cabin" : EVA
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Nullify : NEGATE
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Number between dos and cuatro : TRES
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Md. home to the U.S. Cyber Command : FTMEADE
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Gets intel from after a mission : DEBRIEFS
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$$$ put away for old age : IRA
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Opposite of trans, in gender studies : CIS
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Bit of embellishment : FRILL
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Before : PRIORTO
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Travelers to Bethlehem, in Matthew : MAGI
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"I Like ___" (1950s political slogan) : IKE
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Hawaii surfing destination : MAUI
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Majorca, e.g.: Sp. : ISLA
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Kind of center with exercise machines : FITNESS
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"Fine, stay angry!" : BEMAD
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Nerd : DWEEB
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No. on a bank statement : ACCT
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Koh-i-___ diamond : NOOR
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Band hangers-on : GROUPIES
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Tools for tilling : HOES
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Gestures of approval : OKSIGNS
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Goal after a master's, for short : PHD
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Gomorrah's sister city : SODOM
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Professor's goal : TENURE
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Army knapsack : KITBAG
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Devious plot : SCHEME
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Spooky : EERIE
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Dict. tag : ABBR
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Dish from a crockpot : STEW
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Not mine alone : OURS
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Vim : PEP
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Nutrition fig. : RDA
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Kylo ___, Jedi-in-training seduced to the dark side : REN
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Bill, the Science Guy : NYE

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