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New York Times, Monday, February 1, 2021

"Early in life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better ___ some noise": Malcolm X

Author:
Soleil Saint-Cyr
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JX} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Saint-Cyr. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2021, The New York Times2/1/21 ( No. 26,018 )

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Across
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Entry in a doctor's calendar: Abbr. : APPT
5
Thanksgiving vegetable : YAM
8
100, gradewise : APLUS
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Rage : FURY
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"Early in life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better ___ some noise": Malcolm X : MAKE
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Take care of : SEETO
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Journey : TRIP
17
Jessica of "Fantastic Four" : ALBA
18
Reeves of "The Matrix" : KEANU
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One on the front lines during a crisis : ESSENTIALWORKER
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Do a new production of, as a recording : REMASTER
23
Alternative to carpeting : RUG
24
"You bet!" : YES
25
Became a millionaire, say : GOTRICH
29
"It's ___ of the times" : ASIGN
33
Finish first in a race : WIN
34
Factory-inspecting org. : OSHA
35
Crown wearer at a fall football game : HOMECOMINGQUEEN
39
Bullets and such : AMMO
40
Since, informally : CUZ
41
Turn topsy-turvy : UPEND
42
Tight embrace : BEARHUG
44
Advanced deg. for a writer or musician : MFA
46
Hair tamer : GEL
47
___ Trench (deepest point on earth) : MARIANAS
52
Unmanned Dept. of Defense aircraft : USMILITARYDRONE
56
Rob : STEAL
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With 58-Across, collective consciousness ... or a hint to the ends of 19-, 35- and 52-Across : HIVE
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See 57-Across : MIND
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"Beats me!" : DUNNO
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Qatari leader : EMIR
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Lake bordering Cleveland : ERIE
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Kick up ___ (be unruly) : AFUSS
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Web portal with a butterfly logo : MSN
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Bucks and does : DEER
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"... happily ever ___" : AFTER
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Prize money : PURSE
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Light beam splitter : PRISM
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Like a go-go-go personality : TYPEA
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Certain New Haven collegians : YALIES
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"Allahu ___!" (Muslim cry) : AKBAR
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Brunch, e.g. : MEAL
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Invite on a date : ASKOUT
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One's equals : PEERGROUP
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Faucet problem : LEAK
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___ Reader (magazine with the slogan "Cure ignorance") : UTNE
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Like lemons : SOUR
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Dull photo finish : MATTE
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"Bye Bye Bye" boy band : NSYNC
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Incorrect : WRONG
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___ and tonic : GIN
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"Understood" : ISEE
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Fifth-most-common family name in China : CHEN
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Round of applause : HAND
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"Moby-Dick" captain : AHAB
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A few : SOME
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"___ Be" (2010 #1 hit by the Black Eyed Peas) : IMMA
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Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, for two : GEORGIANS
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Rapper ___ Khalifa : WIZ
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Circular windows : OCULI
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Popular gift shop purchase : MUG
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Actor Dennis : QUAID
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Greetings : HELLOS
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Singer Gaye : MARVIN
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Cooking device in a fast-food restaurant : FRYER
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Injures : MAIMS
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Ready for battle : ARMED
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Bête ___ : NOIRE
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"Little Orphan ___" : ANNIE
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Passover observance : SEDER
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___-certified organic : USDA
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Double ___ Oreos : STUF
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DoorDash list : MENU
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Not us : THEM

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