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New York Times, Friday, November 25, 2022

Author:
Simon Marotte
Editor:
Will Shortz
Funny bones?
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Simon Marotte

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKVX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Marotte. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. Friday freshness: 15%
Simon Marotte notes:
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© 2022, The New York Times11/25/22 ( No. 26,680 )
Across
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Book of legends : ATLAS
6
Site of 2022's "Woman, Life, Freedom" protests : IRAN
10
Biryani base : RICE
14
Funny bones? : LOADEDDICE
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Green giant, maybe : OGRE
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Cheesy snack pockets : PIZZAROLLS
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___ party : POOL
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Artful : SLY
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List of players : LINEUP
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Site for artisans : ETSY
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Expressed joy, in a way : WEPT
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The Mayans' Chichén Itzá, e.g. : RUINS
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Sour : GOBAD
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Port authorities? : WINESNOBS
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Touch, for one : IPOD
33
Actress Tomei : MARISA
34
Upper arm muscle, for short : TRI
35
Ohio sluggers : REDS
36
Canoodles, in England : SNOGS
37
"___ Gone," Hall & Oates hit : SHES
38
Sample : TRY
39
Garment that's pulled over the head : PONCHO
40
Quiches, e.g. : PIES
41
Enjoyed oneself tremendously : HADABLAST
43
Tan : SANDY
44
Rocking toy, to a tot : HORSY
45
Film about fish tanks? : SCUM
47
Sulk : POUT
48
Some coffee or ice cream orders : MOCHAS
51
Parrot : APE
54
Barbecue blends : RUBS
55
Animal that's more akin to a squirrel than a canine, despite its name : PRAIRIEDOG
57
Cruise stop, often : ISLE
58
Bond issuer? : IANFLEMING
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Heated competition? : MEET
60
Came down : ALIT
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Campus squares : QUADS
Down
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Range across eight countries : ALPS
2
Travail : TOIL
3
Like a ne'er-do-well : LAZY
4
Shaping tool : ADZ
5
Closed up : SEALED
6
Whiner's "You can't make me!" : IDONTWANNA
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Tick off : RILE
8
Org. originally founded to support conscientious objectors : ACLU
9
Coffee-brewing portmanteau : NESPRESSO
10
Enlist : ROPEIN
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"Beats me" : IGOTNOTHIN
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Mule, e.g. : CROSSBREED
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Wriggly : EELY
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Problem for a plumber : DRIP
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Balls (up) : WADS
24
Megan Rapinoe's team : USA
25
Costumer's measurement : GIRTH
26
London has a "Royal" one : OPERAHOUSE
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Performer whose face is rarely seen : BODYDOUBLE
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Classic Camaros : IROCS
30
Late assignment : NIGHTSHIFT
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Actress Spacek : SISSY
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Annual bodybuilding competition won 10 times by Iris Kyle : MSOLYMPIA
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___ folder : SPAM
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"Reading Rainbow" airer : PBS
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Purchase for a creative kid : ARTSET
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Title girl of a 1957 Dale Hawkins hit : SUSIEQ
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Psychologist Jung : CARL
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Puritanical : PRIM
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Like some contraceptives : ORAL
50
"Please?" : CANI
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___ Victoria, singer known for her "gothic blues" style : ADIA
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Setting for many a Monet painting : POND
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They're fit to be dyed : EGGS
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Creature frequently depicted in Indigenous Australian art : EMU

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