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New York Times, Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Author:
John Hawksley
Editor:
Will Shortz
Para alpine sport equipment
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Hawksley.
John Hawksley notes:
The word MANDUCATING was the genesis of this theme, after noticing the similarity to MANSPLAINING. I thought it could be fun to clue ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
Jim here, sitting in for Jeff Chen who is dealing with a flurry of transcription errors. We sometimes see complicated words in clues ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times11/16/22 ( No. 26,671 )
Across
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Title for Geraint or Gawain : SIR
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"A Thousand ___" (1992 Pulitzer winner) : ACRES
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Doesn't wax : WANES
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Here, in Saint-Tropez : ICI
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Feature of many a sit-in : CHANT
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Paper-saving invoice : EBILL
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Obsession with being published … NOT a flurry of transcription errors : TYPOMANIA
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Term of address for a young man : BUCKO
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Biblical unit of weight : SHEKEL
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Venue with a token-based currency : ARCADE
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Donkey ___ : KONG
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Lover of teddy bears … NOT a devotee of polar regions : ARCTOPHILE
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"Don't reach for your wallet!" : ITSONME
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Staycation option : SPADAY
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"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" author : AESOP
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One crying to Mami or Papi : BEBE
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Fear of everything … NOT a fear of trousers : PANTOPHOBIA
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Common burrito topping, informally : GUAC
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Journalist/podcaster Rehm : DIANE
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Ill-advised : UNWISE
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Fun find for a bargain hunter : SALETAG
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Chews … NOT elaborates condescendingly to a female : MANDUCATES
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"For here" alternative : TOGO
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Walked in long steps : STRODE
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Having a metal coating : PLATED
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Earthy color : OCHRE
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Science of measurement … NOT the study of urban areas : METROLOGY
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Go bad : SPOIL
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Small box on a map : INSET
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"Norma ___" : RAE
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Like many a rom-com or maple tree : SAPPY
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Tots : TYKES
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Coin-___ (some laundromats) : OPS
Down
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Para alpine sport equipment : SITSKI
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Balm with a paradoxical name : ICYHOT
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Gets ready to eat? : RIPENS
4
Fictional manufacturer of giant rubber bands and cactus costumes : ACME
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Timothée of "Beautiful Boy" and "Dune" : CHALAMET
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Tried to get elected : RAN
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"Giant Brain" in 1946 news : ENIAC
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Button next to "Select" on old game controllers : START
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Google Sheets, e.g. : WEBAPP
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Capital near Dubai : ABUDHABI
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"Ooh, that could work!" : NICEIDEA
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Big game : ELK
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___-mo : SLO
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Indie band known for their high-concept, viral music videos : OKGO
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Sin : y-axis :: ___ : x-axis : COS
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Fix up, as a lawn : RESOD
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Word with chocolate or crime : LAB
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Peer at suspiciously : EYE
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Mum's mum : NAN
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Nail polish brand with the shade "I'm Not Really a Waitress" : OPI
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Step for clinical trials : PHASE
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Fast cash establishment : PAWNSHOP
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What might change your mind, in a way : ACIDTRIP
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Going wild : ONASPREE
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___-Air (upscale L.A. neighborhood) : BEL
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What might accompany a baseball card : GUM
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"De ___ Vez" (first Spanish-language single by Selena Gomez) : UNA
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"___ you jest!" : SURELY
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Green: Prefix : ECO
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"... and others too," more officially : ETAL
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"My Neighbor ___," acclaimed 1988 Japanese animated film : TOTORO
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A big one may be hard to overcome in a relationship : AGEGAP
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Resounding agreement : GODYES
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Accept, as a college applicant : ADMIT
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Itty-bitty : TEENY
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Concerns for property developers : LOTS
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Bygone spy grp. : OSS
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Expert in filing : CPA
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Syllable of disapproval : TSK

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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