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New York Times, Saturday, February 27, 2021

Two-time FIFA Women's World Player of the Year (2001, 2002)

Author:
Yacob Yonas
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Yonas. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2021, The New York Times2/27/21 ( No. 26,044 )
Across
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Hoopster's mantra : BALLISLIFE
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Two-time FIFA Women's World Player of the Year (2001, 2002) : HAMM
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"My point is ..." : IMEANTOSAY
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Like castaways, before being cast away : ASEA
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Set for the afternoon? : TEASERVICE
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Clinches : ICES
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A couple of dollars? : ELS
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Material whose name is a Scandinavian country in French : SUEDE
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Moves like a butterfly : FLITS
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Countenance : MIEN
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Stingray feature, once : TTOP
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Pioneer in 35mm cameras : LEICA
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School softball? : EASYA
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Singer Braxton, sister of Toni : TRACI
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Its birthstone is peridot: Abbr. : AUG
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"Let's get ___!" (party cry) : LIT
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Individually : ALACARTE
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In the cloud, say : STORED
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Title character in a "Sgt. Pepper" song : MRKITE
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Night light : MOONBEAM
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Wiz Khalifa's "We ___ Boyz" : DEM
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Ron who played Tarzan on old TV : ELY
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Moving : ASTIR
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Some didy changers : DADAS
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Fare from some bars : TAPAS
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Smart ___ : ALEC
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"Au revoir!" : TATA
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Letter to the editor, often : GRIPE
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Atomic clock timekeeper : MASER
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Prefix with binary : NON
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Kind of bowl ordered at a juice bar : ACAI
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Opposite of cheap eats : FINEDINING
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Actress/YouTube star ___ Condor : LANA
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Whole : INONEPIECE
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"East of Eden" twin : ARON
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#1 on a list, maybe : BESTSELLER
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"Buzz off!" : BITEME
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Renato's wife in Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera" : AMELIA
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Some deals from dealerships : LEASES
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"___ Mañanitas" (Mexican birthday song) : LAS
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Woman's name that's also a plural suffix : INES
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Work it, on the runway : STRUT
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Four-time Grammy winner Lyle : LOVETT
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George Sand title heroine : ISIDORA
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[I'm such an idiot!] : FACEPALM
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Inspect : EYE
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Selassie of Ethiopia : HAILE
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What this is an example of: \_(^.^)_/ : ASCIIART
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Trope seen in rom-coms : MEETCUTE
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Rub the right way? : MASSAGE
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Switched (on) : FLICKED
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Alternative to polyester : NYLON
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Home for a drone : AIRBASE
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Jokester : CARD
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Props of sorts : TEES
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Target : AIMAT
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Vehicle equipped with photovoltaic cells : SOLARCAR
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Schroeder plays one, in the comics : TOYPIANO
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Dig for insights, digitally : DATAMINE
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Annual N.Y.C. event hosted by Vogue : METGALA
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Some Pepperidge Farm cookies : MILANOS
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Begrudge : RESENT
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"Get Out" star Kaluuya : DANIEL
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Like, now : ATONCE
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Birth control pioneer Margaret : SANGER
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Like some drones : APIAN
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Forfeits : CEDES
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What comes before old age? : RIPE
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"Of course it looks good on you!," maybe : FIB
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Zip : NIL

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