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New York Times, Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Author:
Gabrielle Friedman and Jakob Weisblat
Editor:
Will Shortz
2013 film for which Judi Dench received a Best Actress nomination
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111/12/20191
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1.5688%
Gabrielle Friedman
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211/12/20199/9/20201
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ScrabbleFresh
1.6670%
Jakob Weisblat

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJKQWZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Friedman. This is the debut puzzle for Jakob Weisblat. Tuesday freshness: 100%
Constructor notes:
GABI: I'm a senior at UChicago, majoring in Chemistry. I write and help edit crosswords for my student newspaper, The Maroon , which ... read more
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© 2019, The New York Times11/12/19 ( No. 25,571 )
Across
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Egyptian snakes : ASPS
5
Optimistic : ROSY
9
Travels here and there : ROVES
14
"Roger ___" : THAT
15
One of three on a semi : AXLE
16
The Devil's doings : EVILS
17
Interested in experimenting sexually, maybe : BICURIOUS
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Opposite of ushered out : LEDIN
20
Madison Square Garden and United Center : ARENAS
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What the thunk of a watermelon indicates : RIPENESS
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Experimental setting, as for a new initiative : TESTBED
25
Avis competitor : ALAMO
26
Stick with U.S.-made products : BUYAMERICAN
30
Scottish funeral accompanist : BAGPIPER
34
College course in one of the social sciences, informally : ANTHRO
35
"This looks like trouble!" : UHOH
36
Roman 502 : DII
38
Lots of ink, in slang : TATS
39
Activity before a graduation ceremony : ROBING
42
Soldier-to-be : ENLISTEE
45
Easily : BYALONGSHOT
47
Feature of e-cigarettes : NOTAR
48
Soldiers' IDs : DOGTAGS
53
Colonial grievance that was a cause of the Revolutionary War : STAMPTAX
56
Sikh headwear : TURBAN
57
Top thing filled in on an I.R.S. form : LINEA
58
2000 'N Sync hit ... or a hint to 17-, 26- and 45-Across : BYEBYEBYE
60
Bob ___ (restaurant chain) : EVANS
61
Et ___ (and others) : ALIA
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River that's home to 1-Across : NILE
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Indian crepes : DOSAS
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Half of a salad bar implement : TONG
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Bucks, does and fawns : DEER
Down
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Diamond opportunity : ATBAT
2
English county : SHIRE
3
A dueler may take 10 of them : PACES
4
Many a "Jackass" segment : STUNT
5
Elevate, redundantly : RAISEUP
6
Big brand of kitchenware : OXO
7
Shtalk like thish : SLUR
8
Personal affirmation : YESIAM
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Brush up on : RELEARN
10
Things to keep on hand to prevent burns? : OVENMITTS
11
Skype call, say : VIDEOCHAT
12
Yale students : ELIS
13
Figs. on tax forms : SSNS
18
Bar mitzvah officiant : RABBI
22
Kind of bargain : PLEA
24
Like pink or purple hair : DYED
27
Zodiac ram : ARIES
28
Contents of el Prado : ARTE
29
Prominent part of Snoopy : NOSE
30
Where many a commuter lives, informally : BURB
31
Greeting at sea : AHOY
32
Flip out : GOBANANAS
33
2013 film for which Judi Dench received a Best Actress nomination : PHILOMENA
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Shown crisply on TV : INHD
40
Get an F : NOTPASS
41
Tiny buzzer : GNAT
43
Item with a dollar sign on it, in cartoons : LOOTBAG
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Certain computer whiz : ITGUY
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Reach aggressively for : GRABAT
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One might be inferred from a chart : TREND
50
1960s activist Hoffman : ABBIE
51
Newswoman King : GAYLE
52
Look with an upturned lip : SNEER
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Iditarod vehicle : SLED
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Save for later viewing, in a way : TIVO
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Prefix with -phone : XYLO
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German "a" : EIN

Answer summary:
6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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