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New York Times, Friday, November 18, 2022

Author:
Robyn Weintraub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Raccoon, humorously
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Robyn Weintraub

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BJQXZ} This is puzzle # 43 for Ms. Weintraub.
Robyn Weintraub notes:
I hope you enjoy my latest contribution to the New York Times puzzleverse. My favorite entry today has to be the debut of TRASHPANDA. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
TRASH PANDA is so hilarious that it could earn a POW! all on its own. This is the kind of delightful entry that makes me smile with ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times11/18/22 ( No. 26,673 )
Across
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Nickname for the Los Angeles Angels : HALOS
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Part of a watch : FACE
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Part of many commands: Abbr. : CTRL
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"Great job you did for me," sarcastically or not : THANKSALOT
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Resort hotel with the slogan "This is how we Vegas" : ARIA
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Bill collectors? : MONEYCLIPS
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Woodworking tool similar to a kitchen zester : RASP
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Compound used to make soft pretzels : LYE
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Eccentric : DOTTY
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Monitor locales : DESKS
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Selfish toddler's cry : MINE
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It's equivalent to a cup : TROPHY
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Here, there and everywhere : ALLOVERTHEMAP
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Twin daughter on "Black-ish" : DIANE
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Put in the paper : RAN
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"Old Possum's Book of Practical ___" (T. S. Eliot collection) : CATS
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Torah holders : ARKS
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Malice : SPITE
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Where a doctor might check for a monosynaptic reflex : KNEE
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Arrive at the same point : MEET
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A glengarry is one in the shape of a boat : HAT
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Specialized group : CADRE
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"I've heard this a thousand times already!" : HEREWEGOAGAIN
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Gray in a picture? : DORIAN
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Word that can follow anything : ELSE
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Curmudgeon : GRUMP
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Foundation specification : SHADE
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Stockholder? : POT
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"The Horse Fair" artist Bonheur : ROSA
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Time spent on land, maybe : SHORELEAVE
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St. ___ (destination in a rhyming riddle) : IVES
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Toy from a place that no longer exists : POMERANIAN
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Work harmoniously : MESH
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Made like : APED
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Sci-fi author's creation : WORLD
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Web code inits. : HTML
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Call of port? : AHOY
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One of 26 in Texas's Katy Freeway : LANE
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What a raised index finger might represent : ONE
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Get out while you're still up? : SKYDIVE
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Hesitate : FALTER
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Hit the ground : ALIT
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Roger's relative? : COPYTHAT
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They left behind one of their own in a 1982 film : ETS
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Shipment that might include a note saying "Miss you!" : CAREPACKAGE
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Raccoon, humorously : TRASHPANDA
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Fit for a daredevil : RISKY
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Goes around in circles? : LAPS
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Cafe offering : SCONE
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Title for a Benedictine monk : DOM
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1962 #1 hit that's a Halloween favorite : MONSTERMASH
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La Rana ___ (Kermit's name in the Latin American version of "Sesame Street") : RENE
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Guy at the front of a long line : ADAM
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Pre-euro currency : LIRE
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Superior dwellings, say : LAKEHOUSES
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Stale : TRITE
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Polo on television : TERI
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Spotted : SEEN
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Kind of butter used in skin cream : SHEA
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Lender requiring collateral up front : PAWNSHOP
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It follows precedent : CASELAW
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Current phenomenon : RIP
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Outfitted, with "up" : GEARED
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What you always get on your birthday : OLDER
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Spent some time in the Outback, perhaps : DROVE
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Ominous : GRIM
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Browser button : HOME
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Dice in Monopoly, e.g. : PAIR
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Like zeroes : OVAL
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Watch over : TEND
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Where you might get cucumbers and oil : SPA
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"Ambient 1: Music for Airports" artist, 1978 : ENO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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