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New York Times, Friday, November 13, 2020

"___ From Queens," comedy series co-created by Awkwafina

Author:
Sawyer Tabony and Ashton Anderson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ashton Anderson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Tabony. This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Anderson.
Constructor notes:
SAWYER: I met my wife Natalya in 2012. We established a tradition of solving the Saturday NYT crossword. After deciding to propose, my ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times11/13/20 ( No. 25,938 )
Across
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Words that might accompany an outstretched hand : LETSDANCE
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Wikipedia articles that need expanding : STUBS
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"Look at me go!" : IMONAROLL
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"Dear Mama" rapper : TUPAC
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"You're good" : NOWORRIES
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Excited : ASTIR
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Letter after 53-Across : ETA
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"___ From Queens," comedy series co-created by Awkwafina : NORA
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Physicist Tesla : NIKOLA
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Japanese electronics company bought by Sony in 2002 : AIWA
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Soup dumpling : WONTON
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"That smarts!" : YOW
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Pan ... or a word that follows pan : ROAST
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Soft, squishy material : NERF
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"Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the ___": Pope : SOUL
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Word often said after a wild tangent : ANYWAY
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Songs by a recording artist that aren't well known : DEEPCUTS
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Key of Dvorak's "Serenade for Strings": Abbr. : EMAJ
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"Think so?" : YEAH
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Full throttle : WHOLEHOG
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Toasts, say : SINGES
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Place for a monitor : HALL
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Cousin of "OMG!" : WHOA
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Disappointing turnout : NOONE
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Park in N.Y.C.: Abbr. : AVE
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Afresh : DENOVO
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Letter before 19-Across : ZETA
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Soy product originally from Indonesia : TEMPEH
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___ ceiling : DEBT
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Mend, in a way : SEW
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I-, for one : ANION
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Line upon arrival : HEREWEARE
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Early tablet user : MOSES
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Like a cakewalk : EASYASPIE
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Response to "Who's there?" that may be unhelpful : ITSME
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Stop tinkering with an email : PRESSSEND
Down
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Ancient undeciphered writing system : LINEARA
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Heart : EMOTION
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Take to a pound : TOWAWAY
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___ Balls : SNO
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Mend, in a way : DARN
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Straight shooter? : ARROW
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Wrinkle-resistant : NOIRON
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Hit the jackpot, with "up" : CLEANED
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They're high up in Chi-Town : ELS
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Risk of drinking coffee or wine : STAIN
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Prominent feature of a babirusa ("deer-pig") : TUSK
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"I'm good with whatever" : UPTOYOU
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Financial rescue : BAILOUT
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Chicken scratchings, say : SCRAWLS
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Credit card come-on : NOFEES
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Too : ASWELL
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Successful shot from downtown, in basketball lingo : TREY
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Subdue : TAME
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Honker : SCHNOZ
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Name so sacred that some refuse to speak it : YAHWEH
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Total inconvenience : PAIN
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Most common papal name : JOHN
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End of a riddle : WHATAMI
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Lack : HAVENOT
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College football rival of 'Bama : OLEMISS
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Trait of a talented musician : GOODEAR
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Wigs out : GOESAPE
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Provide, as a password : ENTERIN
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Hijiki or arame, in a Japanese restaurant : SEAWEED
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Opposed : AVERSE
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Like some forests and fog : DENSE
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Conforms : OBEYS
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It may be measured in feet : POEM
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"___ brillig ..." : TWAS
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Not square, once : HEP
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Shape that is both concave and convex : ESS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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