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New York Times, Thursday, November 25, 2021

Place to get paper with plastic?

NOTE: This is the syndication date. The puzzle was published in the New York Times on Thursday, October 21, 2021.
Author:
Michael Lieberman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Lieberman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Lieberman.
Michael Lieberman notes:
I hope you enjoyed this one. This was my first attempt at making something tricky, and I liked this particular idea because it allowed ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
X UNDER Y phrases, expressed literally as YX. I like the vertical nature of the themers; so appropriate for this concept. Four ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times10/21/21 ( No. 26,280 )
Across
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Home of many Zoroastrians : IRAN
5
No. on the back of a baseball card : STAT
9
Jazz drummer Jimmy : COBB
13
"Awkwafina Is ___ From Queens" (Comedy Central series) : NORA
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Help when things are too hot to handle : POTHOLDER
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"Tell me more ..." : GOON
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Where to find Amazon's streams : PRIMEVIDEO
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Tombstone site, once : OKCORRAL
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Number of Emily Dickinson poems, out of the 1,700+ she wrote, that were published during her lifetime : TEN
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Terse reprimand : TSK
22
Queen ___ (pop nickname) : BEY
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Urban obstacle course activity : PARKOUR
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Things you saw while asleep? : LOGS
29
Window components : TABS
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Reddit Q&A : AMA
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Type of angular momentum, in physics : SPIN
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Noodle container? : SKULL
35
Animal on a Jägermeister bottle : STAG
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Queen's domain : HIVE
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Let loose : UNTIE
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Words said with a sigh : AHME
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x, for one : AXIS
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Pub purchase : ROUND
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Instruction in risotto recipes : STIR
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Connect four in the game Connect Four, e.g. : WIN
43
Throws cold water on, say : WETS
44
Shine's partner : RISE
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Fail to maintain : NEGLECT
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Word before Kim, Wayne and Baby : LIL
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Prone to blushing, say : SHY
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It may be used to get away from a bank : OAR
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Small digit : PINKYTOE
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Stretch one's legs : GOFORAWALK
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Request at a consulate : VISA
60
"You up?" text, maybe : BOOTYCALL
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Little salamanders : EFTS
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"___ Gotta Have It" (Spike Lee film) : SHES
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Something taken in protest : KNEE
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Part of GPS: Abbr. : SYST
Down
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Fort Knox block : INGOT
2
Accompaniers of knights : ROOKS
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Clueless about current trends : AROCKLIVING
4
One-billionth: Prefix : NANO
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Many a cologne : SPRAY
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Word in a Shakespearean incantation : TOIL
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Place to get paper with plastic? : ATM
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Take more shots than : THETABLEDRINK
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Toast sound : CLINK
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What "10" is not : ODD
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Busy one : BEE
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Familial term of address : BRO
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Cricket segments : OVERS
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"Notorious" justice : RBG
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Ferraro : Mondale :: ___ : McCain : PALIN
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Give a sworn statement in court : OATHTESTIFY
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Taste common in tomatoes and mushrooms : UMAMI
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Blowout : RAGER
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Scoreboard numbers when a baseball team puts up a "picket fence" : ONES
29
Attire seen in many Degas paintings : TUTUS
31
William ___, editor of The New Yorker for 35 years : SHAWN
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Kind of short cut : PIXIE
34
Berry farm eponym : KNOTT
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Freshness : SASS
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Far from fresh : WEARY
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Variety : ILK
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Sacks : LOOTS
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French city nicknamed "The Capital of Flanders" : LILLE
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Big "S.N.L." announcements : HOSTS
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It's bred for bread : YEAST
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Word before "Blue Eyes" or "Blue Dot" in titles : PALE
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Jacques-___ Cousteau : YVES
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"Arms and the Man" monogram : GBS
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"Incredible!" : OOH
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Hostile party : FOE
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Ashen : WAN

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

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