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New York Times, Friday, March 26, 2021

Amazon comedy/drama set in a New Jersey country club in the 1980s

Author:
Daniel Larsen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel Larsen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Larsen.
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© 2021, The New York Times3/26/21 ( No. 26,071 )

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Across
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Parts of a leak : SECRETFILES
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Pop around a lot? : STAYATHOMEDAD
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"Whoa, there!" : WHATSTHEBIGIDEA
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One with a nest egg : HEN
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They provide added height for a swing : TEES
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Achieved success : GOTFAR
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Where to find the Whiffenpoofs, who have been singing since 1909 : YALE
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Like sauces in French cuisine, typically : RICH
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Result of a good pitch : SALE
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Seafarer's patron : STELMO
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Darth Vader, e.g. : SITH
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Org. with 1-Across : CIA
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Voluptuary : HEDONIST
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Warms up the crowd, say : OPENS
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Steadiness : EVENTENOR
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Stravinsky's "Le ___ du Printemps" : SACRE
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Loser that loses it, say : BADSPORT
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Club club, for short : PGA
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Assist with some heavy lifting : SPOT
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Like a tingly foot, maybe : ASLEEP
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Composer's "forte" : LOUD
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V.P., e.g. : EXEC
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"Cimarron" novelist Ferber : EDNA
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Animator Klasky who co-created "Rugrats" : ARLENE
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Water under the bridge? : MOAT
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Zonked : OUT
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"Stop ... don't panic" : TAKEADEEPBREATH
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Phil Silvers character of 1950s TV : SERGEANTBILKO
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Place for a hot date? : DESERTOASIS
Down
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Provenance of many superheroes : STANLEE
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Not fast : EAT
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Dermatologist's concern : CYST
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Going amount : RATE
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Fifth element, to Aristotle : ETHER
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Heart of an academic paper : THESISSTATEMENT
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Key ___ : FOB
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"We'll see" : IMIGHT
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Kind of block : LEGO
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Corrects copy : EDITS
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:( : SADFACE
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Place to store a weapon : SHEATH
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Give a hand : DEALIN
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Reasons : WHYS
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Spaces : AREAS
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Matriarch, for example : ELDER
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Gave credit : CITED
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Rolls the dice, say : MOVES
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What a raised index finger may stand for : ONE
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Stud alternatives : HOOPS
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___ zero (status of no unanswered emails) : INBOX
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Member of the working class : PROLE
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Org. with 1-Across : NSA
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Sound associated with rotten tomatoes : SPLAT
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Ancient markets : AGORAS
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Filled in some gaps : CAULKED
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Amazon comedy/drama set in a New Jersey country club in the 1980s : REDOAKS
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"Hold it," in music : TENUTO
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River through the Carolinas : PEEDEE
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Track : PATH
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Mower handle? : DEERE
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Admit : COPTO
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Bugs : NAGS
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Group with a member-centric acronym : ABBA
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Push-up targets, for short : TRIS
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Distinctive part of a Batman costume : EAR
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Restaurateur Zabar : ELI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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