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New York Times, Friday, March 22, 2019

First woman to win a Grammy for Best Rap Album as a solo artist

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FGZ} This is puzzle # 181 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2019, The New York Times3/22/19 ( No. 25,336 )

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Across
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Some toddler sizes : TWOS
5
Biblical city on the plain of Jordan : SODOM
10
Sarcastic response : IBET
14
Sound from a pen : OINK
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President who resigned during the fall of Saigon : THIEU
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Place for a medallion : TAXI
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Dish that's both hot and cold : PIEALAMODE
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Brian who was the 1980 N.F.L. M.V.P. : SIPE
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Lousy floor contractor : MISLAYER
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Climbed : SCALED
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Fighting : ATODDS
24
Ex amount : ALIMONY
25
Unleashes (on) : SICS
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Theory that many different realities are happening at once : MULTIVERSE
29
"You should know better" : TSK
30
___ discussion : PANEL
31
Auctor ___ (authorize, in legalese) : ESSE
32
Reasons for redos : BADSTARTS
34
Construction piece with wide flanges : HBAR
36
Certain gardening supplies : HOSES
37
"Facts First" sloganeer : CNN
40
Producer of 1965's "Doctor Zhivago" : CARLOPONTI
42
Easter Island statues : MOAI
43
Served : AVAILED
44
Some displays of power, for short : NTESTS
46
Brought (in) : REINED
47
Record-holding Italian soccer club whose name means "youth" : JUVENTUS
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[mic drop] : DONE
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Detective in an aloha shirt : ACEVENTURA
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Santa ___ (virgin martyr in the Italian Catholic Church) : INES
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Goes down : LOSES
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"Couldn't agree more" : AMEN
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Sainted English historian : BEDE
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Leg exercise : SQUAT
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Minus : LESS
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Something sailors may see over the horizon : TOPMAST
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Joint pain from playing too many video games : WIIITIS
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Laundry leftover : ONESOCK
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Old Scandinavian poets : SKALDS
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Refuses to cool down : STAYSMAD
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World-weary exclamation : OHME
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Big name in handbags : DIOR
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Masterwork in philology, for short : OED
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Healthful bowlful for breakfast : MUESLI
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"Everything's fouled up" : ITSAMESS
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Helps in getting out of jail : BAILORS
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___ report : EXPENSE
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Article of apparel for a jam band : TIEDYE
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Fellow at a pub : LAD
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Old World animals sometimes called toddy cats : CIVETS
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After a long wait : ATLAST
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Footloose? : UNSHOD
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Make public : LETON
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Can opener? : PAROLE
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Long-haired cat with sapphire-blue eyes : BALINESE
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Put back into the market : REINVEST
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"Try it!" : HAVEONE
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Whopped on the head : BRAINED
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It's a put-on : COSTUME
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Dispositions : NATURES
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Rogue and Armada : NISSANS
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First woman to win a Grammy for Best Rap Album as a solo artist : CARDIB
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Bikes : PEDALS
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Rational : MENTAL
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Perfect representation : TEN
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Figure in some hymns : JESU
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Pacific island that's also the name of part of the body : UVEA
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Brasserie entrée : COQ

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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