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New York Times, Monday, March 23, 2020

It "cannot stand" per 1-Down ... or a hint to 20-, 25- and 47-Across

Author:
Ed Sessa
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Sessa.
Jeff Chen notes:
I know that "shelter in home" is the right thing to do; that we all need to do it to slow the spread of coronavirus. It sure isn't ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times3/23/20 ( No. 25,703 )
Across
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Run ___ (go wild) : AMOK
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Channel for renovators and remodelers : HGTV
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Flat-bottomed boat : SKIFF
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Sleep-inducing pill? : BORE
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Smallest Great Lake by volume : ERIE
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Japanese watch brand : CASIO
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Website for craftspeople : ETSY
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"___ No Mountain High Enough" : AINT
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African animal that charges : RHINO
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What a last true believer might believe in : HOPELESSCAUSE
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Pantry pests : ANTS
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"To thine ___ self be true" : OWN
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"Don't clap yet" : HOLDTHEAPPLAUSE
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Get rid of, as pencil marks : ERASE
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Took a chair : SAT
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Bogus : SHAM
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Georgia's capital: Abbr. : ATL
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Founder of the McDonald's empire : RAYKROC
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Tar Heels' sch. : UNC
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Cuisine featuring drunken noodles : THAI
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Home of Montreal: Abbr. : QUE
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Teeming throng : HORDE
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"There was no choice but for me to say yes!" : HOWCOULDIREFUSE
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Smog-monitoring org. : EPA
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Medieval worker : SERF
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It "cannot stand" per 1-Down ... or a hint to 20-, 25- and 47-Across : AHOUSEDIVIDED
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Poles or Czechs : SLAVS
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Dress that ends above the knee : MINI
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Israeli submachine guns : UZIS
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[So funny!] : TEHEE
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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What may descend before the moon? : TROU
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What tree rings represent : YEARS
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Put in a plane's overhead compartment, say : STOW
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Ball that might attract a cat : YARN
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President Lincoln, informally : ABE
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Closet pest that loves wool : MOTH
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Approximately : ORSO
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Features of touch-tone phones and A.T.M.s : KEYPADS
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Physical well-being : HEALTH
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Dolphins Hall-of-Fame QB Bob : GRIESE
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Metal food containers : TINS
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Docs for dogs : VETS
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Illegible writing : SCRAWL
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Big cheeses : KAHUNAS
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Egyptian goddess of life : ISIS
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Parking ticket penalty : FINE
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Rock's ___ Fighters : FOO
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Input, as data : ENTER
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Acknowledge as true : COPTO
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___ bar (Hershey toffee confection) : HEATH
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Lead-in to -dontist : ORTHO
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1980s-'90s NBC legal drama : LALAW
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Popped the question : ASKED
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Four, on many a golf hole : PAR
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Swahili for "freedom" : UHURU
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Smooths the surface of, as wood : SANDS
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Show host : EMCEE
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Light blue shades : AQUAS
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Brynner of stage and screen : YUL
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Dear: Fr. : CHERI
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Freeze, as a pond : ICEOVER
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Not on the clock : OFFDUTY
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Grand works : OPUSES
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Really digs : ISINTO
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Go over again, as notes : REVIEW
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Opposite of aweather, to a sailor : ALEE
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[So funny!] : HAHA
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CPR experts : EMTS
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Insects, berries and worms, for a robin : DIET
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Old Testament book next alphabetically after Ezekiel : EZRA
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Designer Christian : DIOR
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Where pigs wallow : STY
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Center of the solar system : SUN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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