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New York Times, Monday, November 1, 2021

Inuit boat

Author:
Fiona Taylor
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Taylor.
Fiona Taylor notes:
Excited to be making my New York Times debut! A couple of years back, I crossed paths with a crossword constructor who gave me a crash ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
DAAAAA … GUMMY BEARS! I used to love the "Gummi Bears" cartoon as a kid and was glued to NFL PrimeTime in my 20s. I'd totally watch a ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times11/1/21 ( No. 26,291 )
Across
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"No need to say it again" : IKNOW
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Group of criminals : GANG
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Father on a stud farm : SIRE
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Tennis star Osaka : NAOMI
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Cookie whose packaging shows a splash of milk : OREO
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What might give "caws" for concern for a farmer? : CROW
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"Cómo ___?" ("How are you?": Sp.) : ESTAS
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Droplet of happiness or sadness : TEAR
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Assistant : AIDE
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Things modern travelers pack : PHONECHARGERS
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Woodman's makeup in "The Wizard of Oz" : TIN
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Auto tankful : GAS
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Dickens's Oliver Twist or Kipling's Mowgli : ORPHAN
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In the year of ___ Lord : OUR
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Decrease in size, as the moon : WANE
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NNW's opposite : SSE
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Forms of some kids' multivitamins : GUMMYBEARS
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Direction after adding sugar : STIR
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Stockpile : AMASS
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___-tac-toe : TIC
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Road Work ___ (highway sign) : AHEAD
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Ice hockey venue : RINK
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Breakfast side at a diner : HASHBROWNS
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"___, humbug!" : BAH
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Exam : TEST
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One who cries "Yer out!" : UMP
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Ice hockey player : SKATER
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Ironically humorous : WRY
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Score 100% on : ACE
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Government-backed investments : TREASURYBILLS
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B# or B♭ : NOTE
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The Cowboys' five-pointed star or the Colts' horseshoe : LOGO
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Listings on an actor's IMDb page : ROLES
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Melee : FRAY
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Idiot : DOLT
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Cognizant (of) : AWARE
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Camera's "eye" : LENS
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Ocular swelling : STYE
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Items on a to-do list : TASKS
Down
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Like a butterfingers : INEPT
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Healthful Kellogg's cereal brand : KASHI
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Off, palindromically : NOTON
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"Toe" of the Arabian Peninsula : OMAN
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Smart alecks : WISEGUYS
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High schoolers who dress in black, maybe : GOTHS
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Calculation in calculus : AREA
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In the neighborhood : NEAR
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Mythological monsters with snakes for hair : GORGONS
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Steep embankment : SCARP
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Traditional St. Patrick's Day dish : IRISHSTEW
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Support for a shower curtain : ROD
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Farm animal that sounds like a letter of the alphabet : EWE
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Low-___ diet : CARB
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"Able was I ___ I saw Elba" : ERE
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Like Russia, east of the Urals : ASIAN
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Jocks' counterparts, stereotypically : NERDS
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Southern Siberian city : OMSK
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Dress part that may be taken in : WAIST
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St. Louis landmark : ARCH
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Clothes : GARBS
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Inuit boat : UMIAK
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Whiskey cocktail ... or where it was invented : MANHATTAN
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When planes are due in, for short : ETAS
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Engage in some "retail therapy" : SHOP
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Kid with military parents : ARMYBRAT
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Some angels ... or some newspapers : HERALDS
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Hide in a hard-to-find spot : BURY
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Prop for a football kickoff : TEE
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Three-point shots, informally : TREYS
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Jotted down : WROTE
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Star student's report card, maybe : ALLAS
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Worker for a Supreme Court justice : CLERK
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Twisty curves : ESSES
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Chimney buildup : SOOT
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Pretty ___ (oxymoron) : UGLY
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Hawkeye State : IOWA
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Org. that's home to the ends of 20-, 32-, 41- and 52-Across : NFL
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Mineral-bearing rock : ORE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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