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New York Times, Thursday, November 5, 2020

45-Down : What takes a toll?

Author:
Jeremy Newton
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Newton. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
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© 2020, The New York Times11/5/20 ( No. 25,930 )
Across
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Product that's available on tap? : APP
4
Ship guarded by Hera : ARGO
8
Fixates (on) : DWELLS
14
Rocker Reed : LOU
15
Band of ore : SEAM
16
"Hey, check that out!" : OHLOOK
17
Translation of the Latin phrase "ceteris paribus" : ALLTHINGSBEINGEQUAL
20
What you're doing right now : SOLVING
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Never-before-seen : NEW
22
Game-ending shout : GIN
23
Expert : ACE
24
Dallas sch. : SMU
26
Part of a party : WING
27
Doctrine that was found unconstitutional in Brown v. Board of Education : SEPARATEBUTEQUAL
32
It can be substituted for Gouda : EDAM
33
What the sun and Sunoco have in common : GAS
34
Gourd : NOGGIN
38
Locale where the French may take des vacances : MER
39
Symbol formed by four crossings in this puzzle : HASHTAG
41
Angst-ridden and moody : EMO
42
How promgoers typically arrive : INTWOS
44
Thank you for waiting : TIP
45
Bluesy Redding : OTIS
46
Fair for everybody : EQUALOPPORTUNITY
49
They might create divisions in the board : SAWS
52
Copy : APE
53
Former monetary unit in Japan : SEN
54
Break up a plot? : HOE
55
Very, informally : WAY
57
Severely criticizes : SAVAGES
61
Organized effort for justice under the law : EQUALRIGHTSMOVEMENT
64
Side of a square, say : STREET
65
Drop : OMIT
66
"I'm for it!" : AYE
67
Drama that's credited with boosting sales of Lucky Strike cigarettes : MADMEN
68
Inn capacity : BEDS
69
Unpracticed : RAW
Down
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"That's life, I guess" : ALAS
2
Water ___ : POLO
3
Rend : PULLAPART
4
More pallid : ASHIER
5
Check, with "in" : REIN
6
"___ Paradise," 1995 #1 hit for Coolio : GANGSTAS
7
"Wowie!," to Gen Z : OMG
8
"___ careful, will you?" : DOBE
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"Barely made it!" : WHEW
10
Drugmaker Lilly : ELI
11
White noise? : LONGI
12
Enter one's user name and password : LOGIN
13
Traveling between the poles? : SKIING
18
Accompanier of a roving reporter, for short : TVCAM
19
Affront : SNUB
25
See-through garment : MESHTOP
26
Kristen formerly of "S.N.L." : WIIG
27
Formal introduction? : SEMI
28
Fall setting : EDEN
29
Audibly floored : AGASP
30
Inappropriate : UNAPT
31
Dress (up), old-style : TOG
35
Start working more energetically : GETINGEAR
36
"Just me!" : IMIT
37
Digging too deep : NOSY
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Playful suffix with "any" : HOO
40
Growing old : TIRESOME
43
Some Nintendo consoles : WIIS
45
What takes a toll? : ONEAM
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Is worthwhile : PAYS
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Nov. 11 honorees : USVETS
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Branch of Islam : SHIISM
50
Vital vessel : AORTA
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Odd : WEIRD
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"How fun!" : WHEE
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Package directive: Abbr. : ATTN
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Voracious : AVID
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"Shepherd Moons" singer, 1991 : ENYA
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Worry : STEW
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Standout : GEM
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Pride : lions :: ___ : emus : MOB

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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