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New York Times, Monday, February 13, 2023

Author:
Eric Rollfing
Editor:
Will Shortz
Shiny bicycle attachment
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Eric Rollfing

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Rollfing. Monday freshness: 52%
Eric Rollfing notes:
I can't recall the exact moment that sparked this puzzle, but I do remember being excited when I couldn't find any hits for ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
When Tess was three, my wife wanted to try serving dessert on the dinner plate, saying that nutritionists had advocated for letting ... read more
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© 2023, The New York Times2/13/23 ( No. 26,760 )
Across
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Channel for "Mad Money" : CNBC
5
Hoarse vocal quality : RASP
9
Eponymous prize awarded by the Mystery Writers of America : EDGAR
14
Lyft competitor : UBER
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Ireland, to the Irish : EIRE
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Frontline health care professional : NURSE
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Computer input : DATA
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*Colorful cereal with the mascot Toucan Sam : FROOTLOOPS
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Omani currency : RIAL
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King: Fr. : ROI
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Successor of Nintendo's GameCube : WII
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*"Uh-oh, ___!" (classic line in commercials) : SPAGHETTIOS
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Catering container : URN
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Contents of a farmyard stack : HAY
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Sound represented by an upside-down "e" : SCHWA
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Capture on cassette : TAPE
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Star of the Disney animated short "Once Upon a Snowman" : OLAF
35
___-state area (N.Y., N.J. and Conn., e.g.) : TRI
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Coop resident : HEN
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Nutritionist's recommendation … or what the answers to the starred clues make up, to an overly literal person? : WELLROUNDEDDIET
43
Big part of a basset hound : EAR
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Korean automaker : KIA
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Memo starter : INRE
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Radio button that's handy on a road trip : SCAN
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Food strainer : SIEVE
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24 horas : DIA
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New ___ smell : CAR
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*Bulk purchase of Gouda, e.g. : CHEESEWHEEL
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Climbing vine : IVY
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Weeding tool : HOE
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Wildly bright, as a color : NEON
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*"Ice Cream of the Future" since 1988 : DIPPINDOTS
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Something to make when tossing a coin into a fountain : WISH
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Singer and AIDS charity founder ___ John : ELTON
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Genesis backdrop : EDEN
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With 41-Down, Buffalo's body of water : LAKE
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Corporate shake-up, for short : REORG
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Sales pitch display, informally : DEMO
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Slender : SLIM
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Twice-chewed food : CUD
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Sports org. for Bill Russell : NBA
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Backstabber's forte : BETRAYAL
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Former late-night host Ferguson : CRAIG
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Shiny bicycle attachment : REFLECTOR
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Broadcast : AIR
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Sold-out theater inits. : SRO
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Illinois city that's a symbol of Middle America : PEORIA
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Signed up : ENLISTED
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Bert and Ernie, for one : DUO
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"Quit being so immature!" : GROWUP
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Shoot for the stars : ASPIRE
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Sticky secretion : RESIN
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Excessively : TOO
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Sounds during a dental exam : AHS
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Exhibit : SHOW
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Drained of color : PALE
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Drive-___ window : THRU
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Alternative to a Ho Ho : TWINKIE
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"___ will always love you" (Whitney Houston lyric) : ANDI
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Target of a medicated dog collar : FLEA
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"Goodness me, absolutely not!' : HEAVENSNO
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Major Texas industry : RANCHING
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Goes pffft : DIES
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Refusing to accept reality : INDENIAL
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See 67-Across : ERIE
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Color akin to turquoise : TEAL
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___ Row (London street known for its tailors) : SAVILE
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Modern lead-in to currency : CRYPTO
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Like some watermelons or brackets : SEEDED
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Subject of many baa-a-ad puns? : EWE
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Orchard beverage : CIDER
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Babe : HON
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Roars with laughter : HOWLS
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___ favor (Spanish "please") : POR
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Praiseful poem : ODE
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President pro ___ : TEM
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Bit of Winter Olympics equipment : SKI
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Folded edge : HEM

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

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