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New York Times, Thursday, November 12, 2020

Like the Beatles lyric "The girl with colitis goes by" for "The girl with kaleidoscope eyes"

Author:
Kristian House
Editor:
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. House.
Kristian House notes:
This puzzle started with 61-Across and I worked from there. I originally had a couple different theme answers that Will asked me to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
To be, or not to be … well, there is no question. The famous quote has been played upon over and over and over, not to mention time ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times11/12/20 ( No. 25,937 )
Across
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Spiritual leader : LAMA
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___ of all : MOST
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It's not C-worthy : DPLUS
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App image : ICON
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Parts of some circles, in France : AMIS
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Say nothin', say? : ELIDE
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Shelley ode that begins "Hail to thee, blithe spirit!" : AASKYLARK
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Scuttlebutt : RUMOR
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Like the Beatles lyric "The girl with colitis goes by" for "The girl with kaleidoscope eyes" : MISHEARD
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"See ya!" : IMGONE
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"___ at Home" (one of three special TV shows of 2020) : SNL
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Forearm bones : ULNAS
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Genre for the group Sublime : SKA
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"Bye for now" : TALKUULATER
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___ Alexander, historical mystery novelist : TASHA
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"The wild man of the snows" : YETI
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Use hip boots, maybe : WADE
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Craftsperson : ARTISAN
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Connective tissues along the outside of the leg, informally : ITBANDS
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Certain snow construction : FORT
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Smartphone precursors, for short : PDAS
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Vocalist Gorme : EYDIE
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Gently leaves shore : FLOATSOUTCC
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Even so : YET
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Ad infinitum : NOEND
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Dog show org. : AKC
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Unknown people, slangily : RANDOS
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Unmannerly : IMPOLITE
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Cancel, as a mission : ABORT
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Famous question first asked around 1600 : BBORNOTBB
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Vaudeville offering : REVUE
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Stamp collector? : VISA
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Serengeti sighting : ELAND
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Eugene V. ___, early American Socialist leader : DEBS
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Megan Rapinoe won one in 2018 : ESPY
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Youngest of the Hemsworth brothers : LIAM
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Fruit whose name is pronounced in three syllables : ACAI
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Terrarium growth : MOSS
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Key symbols : ANKHS
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Peace Nobelist Yousafzai : MALALA
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Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan : OMAR
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#1 Stevie Wonder hit that honors a music legend : SIRDUKE
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Sound of reproof : TSK
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Skinny? : DERMAL
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Doesn't give up on a hard task : PLUGSAWAY
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Wedding rental : LIMO
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Thick soup noodle : UDON
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Exceedingly dry : SERE
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Busybodies : YENTAS
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Native of the Land of the Midnight Sun : INUIT
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Many a troubadour : LUTIST
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Noted lines? : STAFF
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Pope John Paul II's first name : KAROL
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"The Jetsons" dog : ASTRO
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President between John and Richard : LYNDON
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Jessica who was the original Blanche DuBois on Broadway : TANDY
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Comic Murphy : EDDIE
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Stopwatch button : RESET
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Baseball strategy that starts with a stolen base attempt : HITANDRUN
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Alcoves that may have shrines : APSES
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Call : BECKON
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Last-second play change : AUDIBLE
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Honked : TOOTED
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Cropped trousers : CAPRIS
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Dried flower bud used as a spice : CLOVE
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"Still mooing" : RARE
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The brother in "Am I my brother's keeper?" : ABEL
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Sighting in a telescope : NOVA
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City near Canyonlands and Arches National Parks : MOAB
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Words on either side of "___ what ___" : ITIS
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One of 256 in a gal. : TBSP
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Site of some sniping : EBAY
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Past the expiration date, say : BAD

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle.

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