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New York Times, Friday, March 11, 2022

Show on which Mariska Hargitay stars as Olivia Benson, informally

Author:
Robyn Weintraub
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 40 for Ms. Weintraub.
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© 2022, The New York Times3/11/22 ( No. 26,421 )
Across
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Parent company of Stroh's and Schlitz : PABST
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Acronym on a pay stub : FICA
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Many Kellogg School grads : MBAS
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"Sorry, can't stay" : IHAVETORUN
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Lake bordering four states : ERIE
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It's a blank : TABULARASA
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Key ___ : LIME
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"The Simpsons" grandfather : ABE
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Name of a family that took in an extraterrestrial : KENT
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Some tributes : ODES
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Kvetcher's list : WOES
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Like a screwdriver : ORANGE
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Noncommittal committal : DEFINITEMAYBE
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Dolly-esque, say : OVINE
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Gave a "ta-da" moment : REVEALED
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He's no scoundrel : GENT
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Company whose corporate logo is known as "the Fuji" : ATARI
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Points on a math test : LOCI
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Approved : GREENLIT
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Freak out : ALARM
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Website space-savers : DROPDOWNMENUS
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Largest digit in a set : BIGTOE
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What noise cancelers may cancel : ROAR
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Scourge of the 2020s, colloquially : RONA
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Propose (to) : PLAN
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Smattering : FEW
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Get in the ___ : SWIM
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Characters at checkout : COUPONCODE
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Pumpkin, e.g. : VINE
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Opportunity to rack up extra points, perhaps : BONUSROUND
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Features of stringed instruments : PEGS
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Major affront : SLAP
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World-weary sort? : ATLAS
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Moussaka go-with : PITA
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"Grand, ungodly, god-like" man of fiction : AHAB
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Term of endearment : BABE
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Show on which Mariska Hargitay stars as Olivia Benson, informally : SVU
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No. to call : TEL
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Common setting for a Grimm tale : FOREST
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Land south of the Caspian Sea : IRAN
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Tough ___ : CUSTOMER
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Actress de Armas : ANA
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Kitchen gadget also known as a Parisienne scoop : MELONBALLER
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Short-term financing option : BRIDGELOAN
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Rocker Mann : AIMEE
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Goes with : SEES
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Cho's predecessor in the "Star Trek" franchise : TAKEI
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Multiweek quadrennial event : WINTERGAMES
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Marine ___ : ONE
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Shankar with a Lifetime Achievement Grammy : RAVI
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Agreement between mates : AYE
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Tha ___ Pound (hip-hop duo) : DOGG
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Permanently : EVER
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It rarely includes chains : FINEDINING
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Muse of love poetry : ERATO
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Color whose name comes from the French for "unbleached" : ECRU
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Becomes less sharp : DIMS
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Pedigree alternative : ALPO
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Ecosystem that comes and goes : TIDEPOOL
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Word often contracted in contractions : NOT
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Org. with a Morning Rounds daily briefing : AMA
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Finish : WRAPUP
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Some etiquette rules : NONOS
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Singer with the alter ego Ziggy Stardust : BOWIE
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"Regrets," perhaps : RSVP
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1960s-'70s Soviet space program : LUNA
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Unfair? : FOUL
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___ Turnblad, John Travolta role in "Hairspray" : EDNA
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Joins a union : WEDS
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James Corden's network : CBS
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Org. targeted by Moms Demand Action : NRA
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Military crashing site : COT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle.

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