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New York Times, Saturday, February 13, 2021

With 16-Across, championship-winning head coach of the Golden State Warriors

Author:
Will Nediger
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Nediger.
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© 2021, The New York Times2/13/21 ( No. 26,030 )
Across
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Like the emo genre : ANGSTY
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Chocolate or caramel : HUE
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Contretemps : SPAT
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Wait here! : RESTAURANT
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See 4-Down : KERR
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Holiday production? : BLUESMUSIC
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Really feeling : INTO
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Item on a toothpick : OLIVE
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Insects that may lack mouths : MOTHS
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Subject of many a conspiracy theory : UFO
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Hajj, e.g. : RITE
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"And ... we're ___!" : LIVE
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Overplay : HAMUP
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Word with red or reason : SEE
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The Atlantic, but not the Pacific, for short : ZINE
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Devour, with "up" : GOBBLE
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Metaphorical setting in which everything is inverted from the norm : BIZARROWORLD
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Be peevish with : SNAPAT
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Sometime : ONEDAY
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Many are under the influence of this at college parties : PEERPRESSURE
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Covered with fat : LARDED
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"Sure, I'm game" : LETS
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Breathing exercises, in brief? : CPR
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Vehemence : ARDOR
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Bottom lines : SUMS
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Mind : CARE
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Sorting label for a Twitter search : TOP
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Jazzman who was a pioneer of Afrofuturism : SUNRA
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Thoroughly examined, in a way : CASED
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Couple's word : OURS
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Upbraids : REPROACHES
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Texted lead-in to an alternative : OTOH
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"Thanks, Captain Obvious!" : GEEYATHINK
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Literary member of the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen : NEMO
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"Why, every fault's condemn'd ___ it be done": "Measure for Measure" : ERE
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Minute : TEENSY
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Shady spots : ARBORS
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Bly who traveled around the globe in 72 days : NELLIE
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Set of programs including Drive and Docs, once : GSUITE
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With 16-Across, championship-winning head coach of the Golden State Warriors : STEVE
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Stun, in a way : TASE
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Compliment to the chef : YUM
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Entertains : HASOVER
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Bond : UNITE
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Really impress? : ETCH
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Emulate Olympian Lindsey Vonn : SKI
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Visual effect from a partial eclipse : PENUMBRA
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With cunning : ARTFULLY
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Moved en masse : TROOPED
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Brood : RUMINATE
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Springtime forecast : SHOWERS
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Monitor, e.g. : LIZARD
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Digs, so to speak : ABODE
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They have many small teeth : ZIPPERS
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Freak out : GONUTS
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"Lincoln in the ___" (2017 best-selling novel) : BARDO
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Stuff in stuffing : ROSEMARY
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Main course? : SEAROUTE
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Nickname for the White House Correspondents' Dinner : NERDPROM
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Part of a company : PLATOON
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Popular ice drink : SLURPEE
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Redeem, as at a casino : CASHIN
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Gets ready for a date, maybe : PREENS
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Morning omen for sailors : REDSKY
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It's not a good look : SNEER
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Apt rhyme for "stash" : CACHE
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Something an ascetic might fight : URGE
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Actress Blanchett : CATE
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Sister channel of Flix, for short : SHO
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Kind of milk : OAT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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