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New York Times, Monday, November 21, 2022

Author:
Brandon Koppy
Editor:
Will Shortz
South African horn that produces only one note
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJKQ} Spans: 2 Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Koppy.
Brandon Koppy notes:
I had GOOOOOOOOOOOOAL in my list of potential themeless seeds, but pivoted after noticing WORLDCUP and VUVUZELA are the same length. ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times11/21/22 ( No. 26,676 )
Across
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Purges (of) : RIDS
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Teensy bit : TAD
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Largest of the Greek islands : CRETE
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Give off, as light : EMIT
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Tilling tool : HOE
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"Be quiet!" : HUSHUP
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South African horn that produces only one note : VUVUZELA
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Whole : ENTIRE
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Zoned (out) : SPACED
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Having a thermal exhaust port lead straight to the reactor of your Death Star, e.g. : FLAW
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California's ___ Fernando Valley : SAN
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Musical symbol resembling an ampersand : CLEF
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Victory of all victories : EPICWIN
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Repetitive cry of encouragement : OLEOLEOLEOLEOLE
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Word before or after spa : DAY
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List-ending abbr. : ETAL
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Cheadle of the Avengers films : DON
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The "E" of 27-Down, for short : EXEC
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Air pollution portmanteau : SMAZE
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Mythical river of the underworld : STYX
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Small but important machine part : COG
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Inquisitive to a fault : NOSY
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Rock's ___ Leppard : DEF
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Reeeeeeeeally long celebratory cry : GOOOOOOOOOOOOAL
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Harrison Ford's "Star Wars" role : HANSOLO
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Shock : STUN
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Football stat: Abbr. : ATT
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Salsas, e.g. … or salsa moves : DIPS
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Puts in office : ELECTS
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Kevin ___, former "Weekend Update" anchor on "S.N.L." : NEALON
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International event where 17-, 28- and 48-Across can be heard : WORLDCUP
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Requiring rare knowledge : ARCANE
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Yellowfin tuna : AHI
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Rowlands of "Gloria" : GENA
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Some eye sores : STYES
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Big name in S.U.V.s : GMC
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What was all about Eve? : EDEN
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Races, as an engine : REVS
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"My turn!" : IMUP
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Goddesslike pop or opera star : DIVA
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It means "plaster" in Italian : STUCCO
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Particulars, slangily : THEDEETS
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N.Y.C.-based pioneer in instant messaging : AOL
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Like many sign language users : DEAF
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Pennypincher : CHEAPO
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Go crazy : RUNWILD
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Superlative suffix : EST
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"Unacceptable!" : THISWONTDO
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Train service to 33 countries : EURAIL
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___ alla vodka : PENNE
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Alternative to Venmo : ZELLE
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Author Harper ___ : LEE
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Latte art medium : FOAM
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Co. honchos : CEOS
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Sappho's "___ to Aphrodite" : ODE
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Far from strict : LAX
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Something to maintain during a conversation : EYECONTACT
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Grassy plain in South America : LLANO
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Sounds from babies and pigeons : COOS
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Places to find lions, tigers and bears : ZOOS
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Requiring rare knowledge : ESOTERIC
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Vote in favor : YEA
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Athletic org. with a 2020 reboot : XFL
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Exclamation of approval : GOODONE
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"___ regret that!" : YOULL
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Accra's country : GHANA
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Old westerns, informally : OATERS
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QB protection squads : OLINES
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Alley ___ : OOP
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Feeling anxious : ONEDGE
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Branded freebies at an event : SWAG
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Included on an email, briefly : CCED
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Ditty : TUNE
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Wingtip-to-wingtip measurement : SPAN
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"___ it on me!" : LAY
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Unit of resistance : OHM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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