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New York Times, Thursday, March 4, 2021

10-Down : Some Outback entrees

Author:
Blake Slonecker
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Slonecker. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2021, The New York Times3/4/21 ( No. 26,049 )
Across
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Taradiddle : FIB
4
Russian country house : DACHA
9
Swiss bread : FRANC
14
Nail : ACE
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Out and ___ : ABOUT
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Out now, in a way : AIRED
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"___ Crossroads" (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony hit that got a Grammy) : THA
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They're swaddled and coddled : NEWBORNBABIES
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Regain, as affection : WINBACK
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Like games decided by buzzer beaters : CLOSE
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Contests : ARGUES
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City stray : ALLEYCAT
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One of a pair that often goes missing : SOCK
30
Run out of Time? : LAPSE
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Spot for an icicle : EAVE
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Birds with S-shaped necks : HERONS
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Male actor with the most Primetime Emmys (7) : ASNER
36
Org. for drivers : PGA
38
With 39-Across, classic sports video game ... or a hint to four squares in this puzzle : NBA
39
See 38-Across : JAM
41
Something to take on a date? : ARM
42
Retired pugilist Ali : LAILA
44
Gave a bit of lip? : POUTED
46
Folklore fiend : OGRE
47
14 pounds, in England : STONE
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All alternative : TIDE
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Stamp collector? : PASSPORT
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Not forget : RETAIN
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Devout : PIOUS
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Some measures championed by the March for Our Lives movement : GUNBANS
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Co-founder of the women's rights newspaper The Revolution : SUSANBANTHONY
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Still making cartoons? : CEL
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Bad way to run : AFOUL
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Supercharge : HOPUP
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Divisions of a krone : ORE
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"___ thank me later" : YOULL
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Tour of duty : STINT
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Country that uses the krone: Abbr. : NOR
Down
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Mufti's decrees : FATWAS
2
All-time single-season hits leader in M.L.B. history (262) : ICHIRO
3
Seats that sink : BEANBAGCHAIRS
4
Counterpart of "Bitte" : DANKE
5
Tony Shalhoub's character on "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" : ABE
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Lower? : COW
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Where some car logos appear : HUBCAPS
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Lagoon encirclers : ATOLLS
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Beliebers or the Beyhive, for instance : FANBASE
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Some Outback entrees : RIBEYES
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Shapiro of "All Things Considered" : ARI
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Michelle Obama ___ Robinson : NEE
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Stack on a rack, maybe : CDS
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Part : ROLE
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Garden item that can be brined, informally : CUKE
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Annoying roommate, maybe : SLOB
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Eggs Benedict component : CANADIANBACON
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State : AVER
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Word with paper or limit : TERM
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Actress de Armas of "Knives Out" : ANA
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Subj. in biochemistry : RNA
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Qty. : AMT
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When repeated, start of an old antacid slogan : PLOP
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Very enthusiastic : GAGA
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Georgia senator Ossoff : JON
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Violinist Leopold : AUER
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Electric guitar pioneer : LESPAUL
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Random criticism : POTSHOT
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Words immediately after Casca cries "Speak, hands, for me!" : ETTU
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Any day now : SOON
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Tough pills to swallow, at times : TRUTHS
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Bread : DINERO
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Eve of "The Vagina Monologues" : ENSLER
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Bumper-to-bumper activity? : PINBALL
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Origin of water clock technology : EGYPT
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For instance : SAY
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Space oddity : UFO
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Not worth a ___ : SOU
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Nail polish brand : OPI
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"Sister of God" : NUN

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