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New York Times, Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Nickname for the 1967 N.F.L. Championship Game, famously played at about -15°

Author:
Adam Vincent
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Adam Vincent

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Vincent.
Adam Vincent notes:
I'm so excited to make my debut in The New York Times! I started seriously constructing in August 2018 and racked up seventeen ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Today's theme sounds like a joke my kids would tell: a Boston cabbie picks up a reporter and asks, "Where to?" The person replies, ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times12/15/20 ( No. 25,970 )
Across
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All-encompassing : ATOZ
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Wear, as something snazzy : SPORT
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Bag with an NPR logo, maybe : TOTE
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Parisian priest : PERE
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Comic Fields on old Ed Sullivan shows : TOTIE
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Well-ventilated : AIRY
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Sleeping spot for a baby : CRIB
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Stars-and-stripes land, informally : USOFA
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Something dropped in a mystery novel : CLUE
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Where one might find Boston news reporters? : AROUNDTHEGLOBE
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"You crack me up," in a text : LOL
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With 25-Across, "___ saying ..." : ASI
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See 24-Across : WAS
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Use a "+" sign : ADD
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Sound from a floorboard : CREAK
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Bronze finisher's place : THIRD
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British rule in India : RAJ
33
PBS-funding org. : NEA
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"___ be an honor!" : ITD
36
Crab traps : POTS
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Where a Baltimore news reader's desk might be found? : UNDERTHESUN
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Go for the gold? : MINE
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Prefix with political or physics : GEO
43
Org. for Kings and Senators : NHL
44
U.N.C. and Clemson are in it : ACC
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Lowest workers : PEONS
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Talk show queen named after a figure in Ruth : OPRAH
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Bit of animation : CEL
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What a boater might have hands-on experience with? : OAR
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Annual video game competition, for short : EVO
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Beaten to a news scoop in Los Angeles? : BEHINDTHETIMES
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Bright part of Rudolph : NOSE
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Welcome at the door : SEEIN
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Short, quick breath : PANT
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The ugly duckling, eventually : SWAN
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Start over on a blackboard : ERASE
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Together, in music : ADUE
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Donations to the poor : ALMS
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"___ anything" : ASKME
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One of 28 in Monopoly : DEED
Down
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H.S. math for some college-bound students : APCALC
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Misbehaving toddler : TERROR
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Cal Ripken, for his entire major-league career : ORIOLE
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Indian ox : ZEBU
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Male calendar figures : STUDS
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Sticky note : POSTIT
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"But then again ...," in a text : OTOH
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Permeated by : RIFEWITH
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Locale for an outdoor Japanese party : TEAGARDEN
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___ Bell : TACO
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John D. Rockefeller, for one : OILBARON
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"Yup, absolutely right" : TRUEDAT
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See 21-Down : EYE
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With 13-Down, means of viewing sans telescope : NAKED
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"Acid" : LSD
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Record spinners, informally : DJS
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Diarist Frank : ANNE
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Try to pick up : HITON
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Greece/Turkey separator : AEGEANSEA
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Part of orange juice that's not juice : PULP
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Bearded figure in a classic poster : UNCLESAM
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Stocks up on again : REORDERS
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"Darn it!" : SHOOT
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Cheese go-with : MAC
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Nickname for the 1967 N.F.L. Championship Game, famously played at about -15° : ICEBOWL
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Hawaiian taro dish : POI
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Sharp split : SCHISM
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Like "A Star Is Born," repeatedly : REMADE
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One of 17 in Monopoly : AVENUE
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Threw, as a party : HOSTED
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Actress Zellweger : RENEE
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Female grouses : HENS
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Cutting board wood : TEAK
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Surface competitor : IPAD
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Source of information leaked by Edward Snowden, for short : NSA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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