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THAT'S ANOTHER STORY

New York Times, Sunday, March 17, 2019

Author:
Sophia Maymudes and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QZ} Grid has mirror symmetry. This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Maymudes. This is puzzle # 96 for Mr. Chen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Will Shortz notes:
Sophia Maymudes is a junior at Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., studying computer science and math. She's been making crosswords since high school. For this one, her first Sunday ... read more
Constructor notes:
SOPHIA: Jeff and I connected after I sent him a crossword I'd written about our other mutual passion: bridge. When we decided to try co-constructing, I sent him this theme. It's one I'd ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Great fun to help Sophia develop this idea. When she came to me with a couple of themers, I wasn't sure there would be enough material. Or whether it'd be more fun to have VENUS DE MILO in ... read more
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0317 ( 25,331 )
Across
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Most popular baby girl's name of the 1960s, per the Social Security Administration : LISA
5
Squealer : FINK
9
Inside info : POOP
13
For fear that : LEST
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Juul, e.g., for short : ECIG
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Old-time "The Price Is Right" announcer Johnny : OLSON
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Bit of greenery : SHRUB
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Palindromic boy's name : OTTO
22
Ward of cinema : SELA
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Biography of Ebenezer Scrooge? : MARLEYANDME
25
"Castaway" director Nicolas : ROEG
26
Bond tightly : CEMENT
28
Colleague of Gorsuch : ALITO
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Big name in chicken : PERDUE
31
Biography of Amelia Earhart? : GONEGIRL
33
"Decorates" on Halloween, say : TPS
34
Biography of Archimedes? : LIFEOFPI
36
Beep-booping droid, for short : ARTOO
37
Two-year degrees, briefly : AAS
39
Tricked : GOT
40
Took out : OFFED
41
Some endangered ecosystems : REEFS
42
One-fifth of the Jackson 5 : TITO
44
Jesus on the diamond : ALOU
45
Note taker : STENO
46
Tip-off for an exam proctor : PSST
47
What the "sans" refers to in Comic Sans : SERIF
48
Diaper : U.S. :: ___ : U.K. : NAPPY
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Oil magnate Leon who once owned the New York Jets : HESS
51
"Girls" home : HBO
53
Only mildly sweet : SEMIDRY
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Get a Venmo request, say : OWE
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Go through a window? : SCROLL
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Obvious answer : GIMME
61
Recreational sailboats : SKIFFS
64
Excelled : STOODOUT
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British miler Sebastian : COE
67
Diner sign : OPENLATE
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Shrewd : CANNY
70
Winged Greek goddess : NIKE
72
Highest hand value in baccarat : NINE
74
Capital of France's Côte d'Or : DIJON
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High points : ACMES
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Credit score, for short? : GPA
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One side of the G.W. Bridge : NYC
78
Clever move : FEINT
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___ monkey : RHESUS
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Swimsuit material : SPANDEX
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"Step on it!" : FASTER
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Have a ___ for : YEN
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Good name, informally : REP
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Xenophobe's fear, with "the" : OTHER
90
Pro : FOR
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Verb that's a homophone for a letter : ARE
92
Biography of the Venus de Milo? : AFAREWELLTOARMS
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One using a heater, say : GANGSTER
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Sound effects after some one-liners : RIMSHOTS
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Dramatic award : OBIE
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Pair of hearts? : ATRIA
107
Loudly project : BLARE
109
Adidas competitor : AVIA
110
With 112-Across, biography of Elvis? : THEONCEAND
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See 110-Across : FUTUREKING
114
With passion : HOTLY
115
Gate expectations, briefly? : ETDS
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Big dos : FROS
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Quad/glute exercise : LUNGE
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Wear away : ERODE
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Dramatic rebuttal : NAY
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Poetic conjunction : ERE
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Lets go of : FREES
Down
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Picasso's "___ Demoiselles d'Avignon" : LES
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Some Antarctic samples : ICECORES
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They create soft c's and g's : SILENTES
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Biography of Thomas Crapper? : AGAMEOFTHRONES
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Unvarying charge : FLATRATE
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Its national anthem is "Hatikvah": Abbr. : ISR
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Home to Bourbon St. : NOLA
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Showed allegiance, in a way : KNELT
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Some H.S. exams : PSATS
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"Yikes!" : OHNO
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Airport code for O'Hare : ORD
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Elvis Costello hit that starts "I've been on tenterhooks / Ending in dirty looks" : PUMPITUP
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Biography of Willie Mays? : LORDOFTHEFLIES
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Cajun dish of shellfish over rice : ETOUFFEE
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Increases in price : STEEPENS
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Dress (up) : TOG
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Prefix with present : OMNI
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Major Argentine export : BEEF
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Chihuahua's sound : YIP
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Big features of reality TV : EGOS
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Model T competitors : REOS
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John Irving title character : GARP
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Retreats : LAIRS
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Like the signatures of outgoing people, it's said : LOOPY
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Altar exchange : IDOS
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Author Larsson : STIEG
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Fiery look : GLARE
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With 44-Down, biography of Walt Disney? : OFMICE
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See 43-Down : ANDMEN
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Star turn : SOLO
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Hitch together : YOKE
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Doesn't go overboard? : BODYSURFS
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"You may not have asked me, but ..." : IMO
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Certain green energy producers : WINDFARMS
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Part of a Vandyke, informally : STACHE
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The title characters of 1988's "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," e.g. : CONMEN
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Iron ___ : LUNG
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Kind of sheet : SPEC
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Tex-Mex offering : FAJITA
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Stereotypical High Times reader : STONER
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Lovecraftian : SCARY
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Pointers : TIPS
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Inky stone : ONYX
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Between: Fr. : ENTRE
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Wham! : KAPOW
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Nonreactive : INERT
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Alaska Airlines hub : SEATAC
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Suffix with doctor : ATE
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Montreal is part of it: Abbr. : NHL
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State on the Atl. coast : DEL
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Onetime : FORMER
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Like the phase ending after 12 : PRETEEN
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Why parodies can't be sued for copyright infringement : FAIRUSE
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Classic : AGEOLD
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Corrigenda : ERRATA
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Daniel Webster, notably : ORATOR
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Artist with seven posthumous platinum albums : SHAKUR
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___ distance : GOTHE
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Detest : ABHOR
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Grandchild: Sp. : NIETO
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Like some flocks : OVINE
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Blush, e.g. : TINGE
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Seven ___ of Ancient Greece : SAGES
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Midwest capital, informally : INDY
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Revenue alternative to subscriptions : ADS
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Bosom buddy : BFF
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Anglerfish's light, e.g. : LURE
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The Science Guy : NYE
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Giant's opposite : ELF

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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