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New York Times, Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Author:
Aaron M. Rosenberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
Apt recourse for a deal gone sour?
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Aaron M. Rosenberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Rosenberg. Wednesday freshness: 73%
Aaron M. Rosenberg notes:
The inspiration for this puzzle came from Carl Larson's Queen puzzle from 2021. I solved it just after 10 p.m. the night it came out ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
With two elementary schoolers, we're in the depths of a bathroom humor phase in my household ... who am I kidding? I've been in a ... read more
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© 2023, The New York Times3/1/23 ( No. 26,776 )
Across
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Like some plants that don't need watering : FAKE
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"G'day, ___!" : MATE
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French destination that's one of UNESCO's "Great Spa Towns of Europe" : VICHY
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October birthstone : OPAL
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Bun holder, so to speak : OVEN
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Allergic reaction : ACHOO
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Hark! And hear of the vengeful ruler who took great pleasure in expelling disloyal subjects, for he was the … : PERSONALBANKING
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Apt recourse for a deal gone sour? : LEMONLAW
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Lead-in to an alias : AKA
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Kind of computer port : USB
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Tiny tunneler : ANT
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What a pitcher allows in a baseball shutout : NORUNS
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Listen now! And I shall relate the story of the curious sovereign who adorned his castle with images of red fruit, for he was the … : CHERRYPICKING
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Common theme park sight : LINE
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"Au contraire, ___ frère" : MON
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CPR provider : EMT
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___ Day (Down Under holiday) : ANZAC
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Young seal : PUP
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Longtime "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat : SAJAK
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Sellout sign : SRO
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Glimpsed : SAW
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Walker's aid : CANE
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Lend me your ear! And I will speak of the clumsy monarch who took twice as many golf strokes as his opponents, for he was the … : DOUBLEPARKING
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Ice cream order : SUNDAE
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Fury : IRE
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Guitarist Paul : LES
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Quaint lodging : INN
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Letter opening : MAILSLOT
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Give heed! And listen to my tale of the mad tyrant who decreed that all toilets in his realm be installed the wrong way, for he was the … : BACKWARDLOOKING
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Worrier's words : IFEAR
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Element of the Vegas strip? : NEON
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French girlfriend : AMIE
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Like many attics : DUSTY
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Zesty flavor : TANG
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Holler : YELL
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Dandy : FOP
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Donkey Kong, e.g. : APE
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German engineer who designed and built the first practical automobile (1885) : KARLBENZ
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Cher or Madonna, e.g. : MONONYM
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Experimental-but-accessible music genre : AVANTPOP
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What a poker player wears shades to hide : TELL
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With all judges present : ENBANC
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Mobile dwelling for modern nomads : VAN
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"So gross!" : ICK
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Award-winning science fiction writer Ted : CHIANG
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Din from a gaggle : HONKS
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Class with mats : YOGA
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___ Little, "The Wire" antihero : OMAR
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Came to : AWOKE
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Sch. whose newspaper is the Daily Bruin : UCLA
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Knee/ankle connector : SHIN
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Parts of glasses : RIMS
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Remove from a bulletin board, say : UNTACK
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What "Why?" tries to uncover : REASON
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Occupied : INUSE
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Gunk : CRUD
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French for "butterfly" : PAPILLON
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Certain legal consequence : JAILTIME
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Actress Hathaway : ANNE
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Beer holders : KEGS
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With Springsteen, co-host of the podcast "Renegades: Born in the USA" : OBAMA
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"Over There," for one : WARSONG
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Chowderheads : DUNCES
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Discovered, British-style : LEARNT
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Move, in real estate jargon : RELO
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Screw-up : SNAFU
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Footnote abbr. : IBID
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It's just a thought : IDEA
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Verbal thumbs-up : OKAY
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Dennings of "2 Broke Girls" : KAT
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Ironically humorous : WRY
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Zilch : NIL
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Come together, as plans : GEL

Answer summary:
8 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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