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New York Times, Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Author:
Adam Wagner
Editor:
Will Shortz
Greek city renowned for its olives
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Adam Wagner

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Wagner. Wednesday freshness: 58%
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© 2023, The New York Times2/22/23 ( No. 26,769 )
Across
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Bird's sound : CHEEP
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Lion's sound : ROAR
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Dog's sound : BARK
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Recovers : HEALS
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The "A" in A.D. : ANNO
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"I wish I had more thumbs to put up!," e.g. : RAVE
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Diplomat : ENVOY
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Tamagotchis are digital ones : PETS
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"Don't overdo it" : EASY
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Region in South America that's technically part of Europe : FRENCHGUIANA
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Malia, to Sasha Obama, for short : SIS
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"Next time someone tells Bronx girls to take off their ___, they can just say they're dressing like a congresswoman": A.O.C. : HOOPS
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Saharan vipers : ASPS
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Hang in the balance : PEND
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Southeast Asian noodle dish invented in a nationalist recipe contest : PADTHAI
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Stayed in neutral : IDLED
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Greek city renowned for its olives : KALAMATA
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Brown University's mascot Bruno, for one : BEAR
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Be cheap, say : SKIMP
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"Really, though?" : ISIT
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African country with its own 13-month calendar : ETHIOPIA
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TV producer Chaiken : ILENE
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Loses one's temper : GETSMAD
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Refuse to proceed : BALK
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Costa ___ : RICA
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Unappetizing drink : SWILL
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Utmost : NTH
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Word sounded out by the ends of 20-, 35- and 40-Across : ONOMATOPOEIA
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"So much for that!" : WELP
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"This register's now open!" : NEXT
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Amy of "Arrival" : ADAMS
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Burn soother : ALOE
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It's bent while genuflecting : KNEE
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Hold off from publishing, as a scoop : SITON
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Snake's sound : HISS
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Cat's sound : PURR
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Pig's sound : SNORT
Down
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Ones who will give you a mouthful? : CHEFS
2
Painter Matisse : HENRI
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Pronounced features of American Craftsman-style houses : EAVES
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Musk of new cars? : ELON
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Pumped : PSYCHED
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Eminem song with a Guinness world record for "most words in a hit single" (1,560 in six minutes) : RAPGOD
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Extra life, in video games : ONEUP
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Like some email filters : ANTISPAM
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Activist Parks : ROSA
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Liquid that may be pumped : BREASTMILK
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Small battery : AAA
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Some music festival lodgings : RVS
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Shift or Enter : KEY
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Sweetie : HON
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"De ___" ("You're welcome," in Spanish) : NADA
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Terrible twos, e.g. : PHASE
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Lustrous fabric : SATIN
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They help you see at sea : PERISCOPES
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Mont Blanc, for one : ALP
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"Must be something ___" : IATE
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"___ of you!" : IBEG
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Dissuade : DETER
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"Chicago Hope" actress Christine : LAHTI
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Car company whose name roughly translates to "rising out of Asia" : KIA
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There's the rub! : SPA
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It might be printed on a placemat : KIDSMENU
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Arab nation that's a top exporter of gypsum : OMAN
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"None for me, thanks" : ILLPASS
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Like grapefruit or arugula : BITTER
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Teléfono greeting : ALO
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Salon specialist : WAXER
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"Swell!" : NEATO
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Island shared by two countries : TIMOR
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"It ___ sunk in yet" : HASNT
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Peeling potatoes, perhaps : ONKP
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Thor's father : ODIN
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Half a trombone sound : WAH
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Horror director Roth : ELI
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Part of L.A. : LOS

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