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New York Times, Tuesday, February 23, 2021

One using crude language ... or one saying the last parts of the answers to the starred clues?

Author:
Kate Hawkins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kate Hawkins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Hawkins.
Kate Hawkins notes:
I'm thrilled to have another puzzle in The New York Times, and less than two weeks after my last one to boot. My favorite clues that I ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
A dose of POTTY MOUTH wordplay today, THRONE, HEAD, JOHN, LOO, disguised at the end of themers. I used to find potty humor so much ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times2/23/21 ( No. 26,040 )
Across
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"Stat!" : ASAP
5
Long, loose dress : CAFTAN
11
"___ NewsHour" : PBS
14
Lady ___, anthem singer at Biden's inauguration : GAGA
15
Like the first "d" in "Wednesday" : SILENT
16
Ad ___ : HOC
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Leader of an oil-rich land, maybe : EMIR
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*Seat for the ruler of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros : IRONTHRONE
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T, in a sorority : TAU
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Poem of tribute : ODE
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"Movin' ___" ("The Jeffersons" theme) : ONUP
24
*Devotee of Jerry Garcia's band : DEADHEAD
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Pants measurement : WAIST
29
Craftsperson : ARTISAN
30
Bride-to-be : FIANCEE
32
Honeybunch? : BEES
33
Makes plenty angry : STEAMS
35
Map abbr. until 1991 : SSR
36
*"Can You Feel the Love Tonight" singer/composer : ELTONJOHN
39
Home of the N.B.A.'s Thunder, for short : OKC
42
Submit : SENDIN
43
Delays no more : ACTS
47
Canadian city whose name consists of two consecutive boys' names : CALGARY
49
"Hot" place for a cat in theater : TINROOF
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Attribute : TRAIT
52
*Decisive defeat : WATERLOO
53
Word after wild or rolled : OATS
54
I : EGO
56
Key near Caps Lock : TAB
57
One using crude language ... or one saying the last parts of the answers to the starred clues? : POTTYMOUTH
61
Life is a long one : TERM
64
Lanai strings : UKE
65
"The ___ Show" (best-selling album of 2002) : EMINEM
66
County name in New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania : ERIE
67
To be, in Spanish : SER
68
Like some truck trailers : TANDEM
69
Stash : STOW
Down
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What a tot might indicate by holding up fingers : AGE
2
Dr. Seuss' ___-I-am : SAM
3
Stir up : AGITATE
4
Heaven : PARADISE
5
CBS forensic series : CSI
6
Space shuttle supply : AIR
7
Inundate : FLOOD
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Be in charge of, as a bar : TEND
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Kick in seed money : ANTE
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Last in a mathematical series : NTH
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Subject that teaches the varying "ch" sounds of "cheap," "chaos" and "charade" : PHONICS
12
Add-ons : BONUSES
13
King's rod : SCEPTER
19
Speckled horse : ROAN
21
Speech fillers : UHS
24
Little bit, as of cream : DAB
25
Before, in poetry : ERE
26
Day for an egg hunt : EASTER
27
Lover of Cleopatra : ANTONY
28
Laundry : WASH
30
Tex-Mex dish served in a soft tortilla : FAJITA
31
"Just leave the job to me" : IMONIT
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Last part : END
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Exam for a future D.A. : LSAT
38
Does voice work for a documentary, say : NARRATES
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Creature that might squirt ink and use tools : OCTOPUS
40
Activity done while reading a screen : KARAOKE
41
Apt anagram of RATTLE + C : CLATTER
44
Late-night rival of Kimmel and Fallon : COLBERT
45
Exceedingly : TOO
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Hub NW of LAX : SFO
48
Heart : GIST
50
Court divider : NET
52
Concern for a medic : WOUND
54
Actress Watson of the "Harry Potter" films : EMMA
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Enter : GOIN
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Although : YET
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Shirt named for its shape : TEE
60
"I dunno ..." : HMM
62
___ Grande : RIO
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Kitten's sound : MEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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