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New York Times, Saturday, February 22, 2020

Only inductee into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Author:
Trenton Charlson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trenton Charlson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JVX} Scrabble average: 1.96 This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Charlson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Trenton Charlson notes:
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© 2020, The New York Times2/22/20 ( No. 25,673 )
Across
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Senator who wrote "Faith of My Fathers" : MCCAIN
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Bound for : OFFTO
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Expression of one at sea, perhaps : QUIZZICALLOOK
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What two fingers on each hand can represent : QUOTATIONMARKS
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Part of a hot plate : BURNER
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"Uncle Tom's Cabin" girl : TOPSY
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Energizer choice : AAA
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Some radio antennas : DIPOLES
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Something instructors explain : HOW
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Member of the starling family : MYNA
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Going by : NAMED
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Sweets : BABE
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"Lido Shuffle" singer Boz : SCAGGS
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Itinerant sort : NOMAD
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Emulate a 30-Across, say : TRAIPSE
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Negotiation talks : PARLEYS
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Imagist poet Doolittle : HILDA
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"Little help here" : BEAPAL
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Getaway locale : ISLE
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Energize : HOPUP
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Tesla, e.g. : SERB
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Jamaican genre : SKA
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To the nth degree : ROYALLY
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Extinct bird that grew as tall as 12 feet : MOA
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Takes the high way? : FLIES
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Creature with eyespots on its wings : IOMOTH
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Summer cocktail that sometimes has a strawberry garnish : FROZENDAIQUIRI
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Place characterized by ill repute : DENOFINIQUITY
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Marsh flora : REEDS
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"___ Lupin Versus Herlock Sholmes" (1910 story collection) : ARSENE
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Unstable subatomic particle : MUON
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Made an example of : CITED
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Bygone sovereigns : CZARINAS
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The F.D.A. approved it in 1987 : AZT
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First Super Bowl to be called "Super Bowl" : III
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Base fig. : NCO
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"Stand and Deliver" star, 1987 : OLMOS
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Tent feature : FLAP
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"Bad, bad, bad!" : FORSHAME
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Yokohama is on it : TOKYOBAY
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Clears : OKS
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What a hafiz has memorized : QURAN
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Put up : ANTED
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Landing spot : QUAY
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Sound made by a slug : BAM
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Hairstyle associated with Prince Valiant : PAGEBOY
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Texter's exclamation : OMG
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Only inductee into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the National Inventors Hall of Fame : LESPAUL
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Binds : WEDS
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Digression : ASIDE
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Weevils' targets : BOLLS
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No. brain? : CPA
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New Deal org. : NRA
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"Get ___!" : THIS
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100% guaranteed : RISKFREE
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Lacking support : ALLALONE
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Quilting technique with patches : APPLIQUE
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UV index monitor : EPA
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Egypt's Mubarak : HOSNI
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Virginia's ___ & Henry College : EMORY
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Indian flatbread : ROTI
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"Poppycock!" : BAH
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Perils for mariners : REEFS
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Dealer's quick query : YOUIN
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Men's sportswear brand : IZOD
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Tiny amount : MITE
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Prez who said "Repetition does not transform a lie into the truth" : FDR
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___ test : DNA
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Put on : AIR
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Certain test subjects : IQS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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