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New York Times, Sunday, February 23, 2020

28-Down : Berate

Author:
Sophia and David Maymudes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Maymudes. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Maymudes.
Will Shortz notes:
Sophia Maymudes is a senior at Carleton College in Minnesota, studying computer science and math. This is her third crossword for The Times. Her father, David Maymudes, is a senior staff ... read more
Constructor notes:
DAVID: I have been test-solving Sophia's puzzles since she asked for crossword construction software six years ago and started making puzzles for her high school newspaper, but I had only ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
My first attempt at a Sunday puzzle was a RE- addition! Jill and I were in Guatemala, and I had my nose buried in our English to Spanish dictionary — the R section of the English side. ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
The other father/daughter puzzle that Will Shortz references in his notes is called Green Eggs and Hamlet. It's one of my all-time favorites. Added note: There's at least one more ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times2/23/20 ( No. 25,674 )
Across
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Feeling of hopelessness : DESPAIR
8
Julius Erving, to fans : DRJ
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Calendar abbr. that's also a French number : SEPT
15
"Your choice - him ___" : ORME
19
Early online encyclopedia : ENCARTA
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"___-hoo!" : YOO
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The Powerpuff Girls, e.g. : TRIO
22
Fantasy author Gaiman : NEIL
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Going MY way? : EGOTRIP
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What's up? : SKY
25
Wagner opus : RINGCYCLE
27
"Stop rolling sevens!"? : REPRESSYOURLUCK
30
Southeast Asian ethnic group : HMONG
31
Princess in a galaxy far, far away : LEIA
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Lady bird : HEN
33
Org. in charge of Tokyo 2020 : IOC
34
Suffix with expert : ISE
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"Oy ___!" : VEY
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Bay window : ORIEL
39
Home of Mount Rushmore: Abbr. : SDAK
40
Bobby of the Black Panthers : SEALE
42
Spew out : EMIT
45
Build rapport like a presidential candidate? : RELATETOTHEPARTY
50
"Livin' la ___ Loca" : VIDA
51
Celery unit : STALK
52
"Hmm, that's odd!" : HUH
53
Dance craze of the early 2010s : DOUGIE
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Right on : EXACT
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Spot for a laundromat? : STAIN
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Color akin to cyan : TEAL
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Anger : RILE
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Word with pop or crop : TOP
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Subject of gossip : ITEM
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Dance class garments : UNITARDS
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Matter of survival : AIR
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Hate getting ready to move? : RESENTPACKING
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___-di-dah : LAH
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Children's book made into a 2012 3-D animated film : THELORAX
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Singer Bareilles : SARA
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Grunts : GIS
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Tempo : PACE
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Ran : FLED
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Fancy rides : LIMOS
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Cy Young Award winner Hernandez : FELIX
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Requite : AVENGE
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Board pick : CEO
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Kind of scholarship : MERIT
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Dunce cap, basically : CONE
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Makes friends while working retail? : RESTOCKSANDBONDS
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Accepts responsibility for : OWNS
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"More or less" : SORTA
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Model and TV host Banks : TYRA
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Billionaire Carl : ICAHN
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Trickster : IMP
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Understood : GOT
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Today, to José : HOY
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Train schedule abbr. : STA
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Dutch cheese town : EDAM
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This may be at the end of one's rope : NOOSE
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Event planner's post-banquet task? : RETURNTHETABLES
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Winter athlete, not a summer one : SNOWSKIER
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Turnabout : UIE
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Where first tracks are found : SIDEONE
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Wrinkled fruit : UGLI
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"To Live and Die ___" : INLA
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Wichita-to-Omaha dir. : NNE
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Christie's event : ARTSALE
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Start of a Guinness record : MOST
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Rough talk? : RASP
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Our sun : SOL
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Cheer on : ROOTFOR
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Pullers of Artemis's chariot : DEER
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Georgia of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" : ENGEL
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Extent : SCOPE
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Antiterrorism law : PATRIOTACT
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Unpaid debt : ARREAR
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"Indeed" : ITIS
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Bad records to have : RAPSHEETS
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Company that makes products that suck : DYSON
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Streaming media device : ROKU
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Thrill-seeker's action : JOYRIDE
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Utterly failed : STRUCKOUT
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Prince in "The Little Mermaid" : ERIC
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Like medium-rare steak : PINKISH
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Dress (up) : TOG
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Ending with pseud- or syn- : ONYM
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Young woman to call when your data gets deleted? : RECOVERGIRL
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Pooh creator : MILNE
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Formal lament : ELEGY
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Miser, colloquially : CHEAPO
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Berate : YELLAT
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Reluctant (to) : LOATH
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Baby plant : SEEDLING
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Letters before ".gov" : IRS
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Island neighbor of Guadeloupe : STKITTS
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___ Ingalls Wilder, author of "Little House on the Prairie" : LAURA
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Second person? : EVE
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Be sociable : MIX
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State in both the Mountain and Pacific time zones: Abbr. : IDA
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Locke who was called "The Father of the Harlem Renaissance" : ALAIN
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Brexit exiter : THEUK
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Actress Swinton : TILDA
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"Ooh, that's bad!" : YEESH
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Runner in Pamplona : TORO
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One side of Mount Everest : NEPAL
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What many Latin plurals end in : ANI
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"Bull's-eye!" : PERFECTO
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Relative of a xylophone : MARIMBA
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End-of-the-week expression : TGIF
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For face value : ATPAR
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Whitney Houston hit "___ Nothing" : IHAVE
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Places to swim during school? : RECESSPOOLS
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___ soda : SAL
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Suits : EXECS
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Brief glimpse of a star : CAMEO
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Slow, musically : LENTO
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Runner-up : SECONDBEST
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Car with faulty brakes, e.g. : DEATHTRAP
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Study of birds: Abbr. : ORNITH
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Star of "Your Show of Shows" of 1950s TV : SIDCAESAR
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Way down : LOW
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Travel stop : INN
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Deletes, with "out" : XES
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Canyons : GORGES
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"The joke's ___!" : ONYOU
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Screening org. : TSA
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Subject of the 2006 documentary "When the Levees Broke" : KATRINA
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Rehearsals : DRYRUNS
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Move in the direction of : HEADTO
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"Overall ..." : INSUM
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Home planet of Ming the Merciless : MONGO
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Gird (oneself) : STEEL
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"Half ___ is better ..." : ALOAF
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___ Park, home of Facebook : MENLO
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"M*A*S*H" actress Loretta : SWIT
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Wrigglers : EELS
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Spanish youngster : NINO
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Neophyte: Var. : TIRO
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Visionary : SEER
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Cassis cocktail : KIR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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