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New York Times, Friday, November 6, 2020

YouTube star Chamberlain, whom The Atlantic called "the most talked-about teen influencer in the world"

Author:
Aimee Lucido
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQW} This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Lucido.
Aimee Lucido notes:
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This is how expert solvers break into a themeless puzzle: 5-Down, [More urgent], has to end in ER. 22-Across, [Crafts created on a ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times11/6/20 ( No. 25,931 )
Across
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YouTube star Chamberlain, whom The Atlantic called "the most talked-about teen influencer in the world" : EMMA
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Abbr. on a family tree : DESC
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"Dirty Harry" org. : SFPD
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Loaded questions? : BARTRIVIA
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Reacted in wonderment : OOHED
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When it's all *finally* over : BITTEREND
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Grade A : PRIMO
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Hunches : SENSES
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Bunches : ALOT
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Crafts created on a rotating platform : SPINART
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Strip at the beach? : TANLINE
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Kind of code : PENAL
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Quarters abroad, maybe : HOSTELS
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Risen, in a way : LEAVENED
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Sides of a conversion : FAITHS
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German opposite of "junge" : ALTE
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"Thus ..." : ANDSO
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Hello or goodbye : CIAO
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Lipton competitor : TETLEY
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Easy-listening music : EARCANDY
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Take a good, long look at yourself? : EGOSURF
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Political ___ : ARENA
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Absolutely crazy : BANANAS
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Rutherford and Shackleton, for two : ERNESTS
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Figure skating maneuver : LUTZ
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Buckingham Palace attendant : YEOMAN
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Disney character who sings "Part of Your World" : ARIEL
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Really bothered : DROVENUTS
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Le ___ (French port) : HAVRE
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Satisfies, as with a small snack : TIDESOVER
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In case : LEST
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Gender-neutral possessive : ONES
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Pickup order? : TAXI
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Wane : EBB
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Month after avril : MAI
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Muscleman who co-starred in "Rocky III" : MRT
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Legal fig. : ATT
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More urgent : DIRER
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"Still ..." : EVENTHEN
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Makes a big mistake : SINS
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R.O.T.C. group : CADETS
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Soup-soaked bread, say : SOP
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Part of an apathetic remark : FORALLICARE
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Uncultured sorts : PHILISTINES
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Something summoned via a pentagram : DEMON
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___ value : RESALE
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Spoil, with "on" : DOTE
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Had done, as a portrait : SATFOR
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[Kerplop!] : SPLAT
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Director of "Get Out" and "Us" : PEELE
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Daydreaming, maybe : INATTENTIVE
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More familiar term for omphaloskeptics : NAVELGAZERS
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PBS-funding org. : NEA
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Stranger : ODDER
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Deny : NAYSAY
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"I ___ noticed" : HADNT
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Sources of tofu : SOYAS
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Diagnostic computer setting : SAFEMODE
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Length of time spent on hold, it often seems : EON
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Festival de ___ : CANNES
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No longer bothered by : USEDTO
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Bo-o-oring : BLAH
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Kind of medical exam : AURAL
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Parties with black lights, maybe : RAVES
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"... now ___ the future" : ORIN
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Rent out : LET
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!, in some programming languages : NOT
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A.C.C. basketball powerhouse : UVA
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Stereotypical cowboy nickname : TEX
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Tamil title : SRI

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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