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Get Over It

New York Times, Sunday, December 17, 2023

Author:
Jeremy Newton
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeremy Newton

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 82 This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Newton. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. Sunday freshness: 69%
Will Shortz notes:
Jeremy Newton, of Austin, Tex., is an engineering manager for a mobile games company. This is his 26th crossword for The Times — mostly Sundays, and most of these having visual ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
Cross each bridge with the word BRIDGE. Skip a square on the water crossing under the bridge. Add the letters B-Y-G-O-N-E-S under each bridge in turn to make BOG, BAY, GULF, OCEAN, LAGOON, ... read more
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© 2023, The New York Times12/17/23 ( No. 27,067 )
Across
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Delights : JOYS
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Seesaw-powered vehicle on railroad tracks : HANDCAR
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They may be wireless : BRAS
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Mass approvals : AMENS
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Bay Area start-up mecca : PALOALTO
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Powered (by) : FUELED
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Where Lords Byron and Tennyson studied : CAMBRIDGEUNIVERSITY
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Site of a claw machine : ARCADE
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Private meeting : ONEONONE
25
Add, as cilantro to guacamole : MASHIN
27
"___ of course!" : BUT
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Alternative to Google : BING
29
Failed web venture, in slang : DOTBOMB
33
Previously, in poetry : ERE
34
Biggest club in Vegas? : ACE
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Flabbergast : ASTOUND
36
Real dump : STY
38
Features of Russian Orthodox churches : DOMES
40
Trekker to Mecca : HAJI
43
Org. that employed W.W. II-era Donald Duck as a spokesperson : IRS
44
Murals or graffiti, e.g. : URBANART
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How one might sing an R&B ballad : SOULFULLY
50
It might make your hair stand on end : MOUSSE
51
Whales swim in them : PODS
52
Declaration upon arrival : IMADEIT
55
Mormon Church inits. : LDS
56
Sensational reading material : PULP
60
___-repeated : OFT
61
Longstanding rivalries : FEUDS
62
Stir up : ROIL
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Expansive : AMPLE
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Recreational ___ : USE
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1937 Steinbeck novella : OFMICEANDMEN
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Pedicure target : TOE
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Count on one hand? : SIXTY
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Airer of the morning show "Get Up" : ESPN
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Do the bare minimum : COAST
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Olive in old comics : OYL
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"You!?," whimsically : ETTU
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Former M.L.B. left-handed pitchers Jackson and Leiter : ALS
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Like the moon in a solar eclipse : REARLIT
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Malicious Mr. of fiction : HYDE
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A regular in Italian clubs? : SALAMI
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2002 hit song for No Doubt : HELLAGOOD
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Cry for a spell? : ALAKAZAM
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Angsty and brooding : EMO
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Significant piece : OPUS
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In the heart of, poetically : MIDST
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Due ÷ due : UNO
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Fast-food chain with a sunrise in its logo : DELTACO
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Call in a ring, for short : TKO
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Dweller in a tree hollow : OWL
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Obnoxiously fratty sort : DUDEBRO
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"Allow me to demonstrate?" : MAYI
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Be an ambassador for, in brief : REP
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"It all makes sense now" : OHISEE
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Like some economies and moisturizers : OILBASED
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Left-wing protest group : ANTIFA
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Past disagreements that are no longer of concern ... or each block of shaded squares in this puzzle? : WATERUNDERTHEBRIDGE
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Don't give up on : KEEPAT
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How ancient mariners relied on the stars : ASAGUIDE
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Actress Witherspoon : REESE
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Sport : WEAR
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Apt word spelled from this puzzle's "covered" letters, top to bottom : BYGONES
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Office monitor, in brief : OSHA
Down
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Son of Isaac : JACOB
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Citizen neighboring 3-Down : OMANI
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Nation across the Bab el-Mandeb Strait from Djibouti : YEMEN
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Make out, in London : SNOG
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Must : HAVETO
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Drink from the tap? : ALE
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Negative connector : NOR
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They often need new suits for work, for short : DAS
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Move up : CLIMB
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"___ girl!" : ATTA
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"Succession" TV family : ROYS
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Left jobs on bad terms, say : BURNEDBRIDGES
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Remote button : REC
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Home of the Rosa Parks Museum : ALABAMA
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Siren, for one : SEDUCER
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Space heater? : SUN
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Alternative to a cab : PINOT
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"Sounds reasonable" : FAIR
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Abominate : DETEST
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Go-aheads : NODS
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"Hi there, friend" : HEYBUD
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Practices diplomacy : BUILDSBRIDGES
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How Reubens are made : ONRYE
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O.R. V.I.P.s : MDS
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Suffer : AIL
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Put together : SUM
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Fad figurine with colorful unkempt hair : TROLLDOLL
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What takes a toll? : ONEPM
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Chooses sidewalk over subway, say : HOOFSIT
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Long story short? : ABRIDGEDTEXT
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Au ___ (menu phrase) : JUS
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Dum-dum : ASS
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Life partner : SPOUSE
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It's a lot for a lord to manage : FIEF
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"I mean ... uh ... it's just ..." : UMUM
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Don Juan : LADIESMAN
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Adler who outwitted Sherlock Holmes : IRENE
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Worn ___ frazzle : TOA
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"Go ahead and decide" : UPTOYOU
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Co-star of "Airplane!" and "Hot Shots!" : LLOYDBRIDGES
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Left quickly, with "out" : PEELED
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"The Crown" actress Claire : FOY
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How some Cajuns converse : INCREOLE
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Crumb lugger : ANT
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Required E.M.T. skill : CPR
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Much of it is junk : MAIL
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"Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
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Mastodons' defenses : TUSKS
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Taking after : ALA
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Lapis ___, blue gem pulverized for paint during the Renaissance : LAZULI
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"Arabian Nights" prince : AHMED
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1950s school dance : HOP
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Over the line, so to speak : ABRIDGETOOFAR
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Texter's "To me ..." : IMO
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Sludge : GOO
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Operator of the Texas Eagle and Southwest Chief : AMTRAK
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Perfectly refurbished : LIKENEW
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Rescue dog, e.g. : ADOPTEE
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School email ender : EDU
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Some low-risk government issues, informally : TBONDS
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Take for ___ (bamboozle) : ARIDE
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Natalie with 12 Top 40 hits : COLE
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"Are you serious?!" : WHAT
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Unlink from a social media post, say : DETAG
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California's San ___ County : MATEO
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Barbecue leftovers : ASHES
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"Hoo-boy!" : YEESH
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Brainstorm : IDEA
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Lowly deckhand : SWAB
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What one star may mean : EASY
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[shiver] : BRR
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Bitter brew, in brief : IPA
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Cause of a swollen head : EGO
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Air ... or chair : RUN
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Illegal car maneuver, often : UIE

Answer summary:
16 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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