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This and That

New York Times, Sunday, March 12, 2023

Author:
David Tuffs
Editor:
Will Shortz
Many a 21st-century liberal
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David W. Tuffs

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Tuffs. Sunday freshness: 17%
Will Shortz notes:
David Tuffs, of Pacific Grove, Calif., is a master's student in Linguistics at the University of California Santa Cruz. He's writing a thesis on negative verb forms in Mixtec, an ... read more
David W. Tuffs notes:
Excited to have another Sunday crossword in the New York Times! Hopefully having circled words AND shaded words in the theme entries was a nice Sunday bonus and avoided turning into too ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Awesome find in BACK and FORTH within BLACK FOREST HAM. As if the meats weren't tasty enough! It's impressive enough to find two halves of a common "X and Y" phrase within another ... read more
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© 2023, The New York Times3/12/23 ( No. 26,787 )
Across
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Turn off : REPEL
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Make a trade : SWAP
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Emulate Rockin' Robin, in a 1958 hit : BOP
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Poke : JABAT
18
"Go me!" : IRULE
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Somewhat, musically : POCO
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Hemingway's home for over 20 years : CUBA
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Skate park trick : OLLIE
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One in charge of Brownies and cookies? / Easy to understand : GIRLSCOUTLEADER
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Put away for now : STORE
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Drink with a domed lid : ICEE
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More than just compact : MINI
28
"Consequently …" : ANDSO
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Feature of an ungulate : HOOF
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Dance move used to teach children how to limit spreading germs while sneezing : DAB
31
Post-dryer chore / Splendid : FOLDINGTHELAUNDRY
35
Game stoppers : RAINS
37
Shawkat of "Arrested Development" : ALIA
38
It's a stretch : ERA
39
Steamed Chinese bun : BAO
40
Apt name for a horticulturist? : LEIF
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Wispy, as hair : FINE
43
Buzzer : BEE
44
Ring or belt, essentially : BAND
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One whom the bride and groom didn't invite / Steal a meal : WEDDINGCRASHER
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Now : ATONCE
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Traveled on horseback : RODE
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Predators whose genus name translates to "of the kingdom of the dead" : ORCAS
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Moonfish : OPAH
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Speaker of the catchphrase "Did I do that?" on 1990s TV : URKEL
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Inoffensive : ANODYNE
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Deep cut? : CREVASSE
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Brit's clothespin : PEG
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Utopia / Occasionally, poetically : HEAVENONEARTH
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With 72-Across, post-sledding mugful : HOT
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Settles the score : GETSEVEN
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Potential result of a strike : PAYHIKE
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See 66-Across : COCOA
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Green isle : ERIN
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Plus : ASSET
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Akbar's tomb locale : AGRA
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Despises : ABHORS
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German deli meat / Discussion : BLACKFORESTHAM
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One might be raised on a farm : BARN
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"Washboard" features : ABS
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M.L.B. player with over 600 career home runs, to fans : AROD
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Mushy ___ (British side dish) : PEAS
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Poehler of "Inside Out" : AMY
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Palm product : OIL
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Mexican capital : PESO
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Some steel beams : IBARS
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They might result in booby prizes / Physical discomforts : LASTPLACEFINISHES
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"Sportsman of the Century," per Sports Illustrated : ALI
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Stop running, in a way : CLOT
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Words with motion or stone : SETIN
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___-do-well : NEER
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"Don't Matter" singer, 2007 : AKON
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Arduous journeys : TREKS
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Issue featuring celebrity issues / Repeatedly : TABLOIDMAGAZINE
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"Bloody" English monarch : MARYI
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"Gotcha" : ISEE
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John known as the "Father of the National Parks" : MUIR
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More adorable : CUTER
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Fightin' words : ITSON
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2012 Seth MacFarlane film with a 2015 sequel : TED
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Vocal nudge : PSST
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Notification : ALERT
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Unyielding : RIGID
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Feminist writer Jong : ERICA
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Westminster competitor : PUREBREDDOG
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Popular French periodical : ELLE
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Article in a French periodical : LES
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Stolen goods : SPOILS
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Like yarn and old film : WOUND
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Intermission follower, often : ACTII
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Party person, informally : POL
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Siddhartha Gautama by another name : BUDDHA
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Like Nero Wolfe : OBESE
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One getting out early : PAROLEE
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California's ___ Tree National Park : JOSHUA
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Brown of the Food Network : ALTON
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Donation center : BLOODBANK
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Paris-based carrier : AIRFRANCE
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Tiny prop : TEE
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"Pleeease?" : CANTI
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Impatient contraction : CMON
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National birds of Germany, Egypt and Mexico : EAGLES
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Stereotypical name for a female poodle : FIFI
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Grannies : NANAS
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Calculus calculation : AREA
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It might end on a high note : YODEL
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Lent a hand : AIDED
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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TV monitor, in brief? : FCC
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Glass of "This American Life" : IRA
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Praise for a diva : BRAVA
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Tedious sort : BORE
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Lettuce, in many a low-carb recipe : WRAP
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Big jazz combo : NONET
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It smooths the way : GREASE
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Part of a goat or Africa : HORN
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Weapon with a spring : EPEE
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Behind, in slang : TUSHY
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Lee who wrote "Go Set a Watchman" : HARPER
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"Am I understood?" : YHEAR
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Grift : CON
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Assert : STATE
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What gerunds are formed from : VERBS
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Not just bad : EVIL
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"99 Luftballons" singer : NENA
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Three sheets to the wind : HIGHASAKITE
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Gumbo vegetables : OKRAS
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"Go, ___!" : TEAM
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Continue : GOON
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Modern lead-in to -ade : HATER
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Coup group : CABAL
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Many a 21st-century liberal : OBAMACRAT
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PT Cruisers, e.g. : CHRYSLERS
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Ohio site of the first Quaker Oats factory : AKRON
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NorCal hub : SFO
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Grassy surface : SOD
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Go with the wind, in a way : SAIL
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Where you hope to get a good deal : CASINO
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Spots to relax : SPAS
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"Fiddlesticks!" : BLASTIT
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Clicks "I agree," maybe : OPTSIN
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Where to let a sleeping dog lie : PETBED
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Do some taxing work online? : EFILE
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Start of many a T-shirt slogan : IHEART
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Most of it is found underwater : BERG
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Home of the world's busiest train station (3.5 million daily commuters) : TOKYO
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Come to an end : CEASE
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River through Pakistan : INDUS
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Many interstate vehicles : SEMIS
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No party person : LONER
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Like noble gases : INERT
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Blue: Sp. : AZUL
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"Am I oversharing?" : TMI
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Childish nuisance : IMP
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Major health legislation of 2010, in brief : ACA

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

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