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New York Times, Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Simon & Garfunkel hit in which "Lie-la-lie, lie-la-lie la lie-la-lie" is repeatedly sung

Author:
Simon Marotte
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Marotte. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
Simon Marotte notes:
It is such a joy to be making my NYT debut! I am a 16-year-old from Conway, Arkansas, and I am actually pretty new to the crossword ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Fantastic debut! Will Shortz isn't taking many "hidden words" puzzles these days due to oversupply, so you must present an amazing one ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times3/9/21 ( No. 26,054 )
Across
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Mockumentary Kazakh journalist : BORAT
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"The Avengers" franchise, e.g. : SAGA
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Spring dance : PROM
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Luck o' the ___ : IRISH
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Treats, as a swollen ankle : ICES
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Domain of Venus and Aphrodite : LOVE
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They often come out at night : FALSETEETH
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"Couldn't have said it better!" : AMEN
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Run-down hotels : FLEABAGS
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Modern birthday greeting : ECARD
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Antiquity : YORE
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Shave : PARE
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Hospital glove material : LATEX
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First lady of 2001 to '09 : LAURABUSH
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Like the "f" replaced by an apostrophe in "man-o'-war" : ELIDED
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Prefix with athlete : TRI
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___ and for all : ONCE
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Mo. with Earth Day : APR
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Certain auto gear ... as suggested by the circled letters : REVERSE
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Sacred animal to Hindus : COW
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"Can't You See That ___ Mine" (1964 hit) : SHES
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Lucy of "Elementary" : LIU
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Make certain : ENSURE
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Was destined to fail : HADNOHOPE
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Ponied up, in poker : ANTED
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Wickedness : EVIL
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Wickedness : VICE
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Problem for sleepers : APNEA
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What might hold little suckers? : TENTACLE
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Darling : DEAR
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Host of Marco Polo : KUBLAIKHAN
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Female equivalent of a knight : DAME
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Words to an "old chap" : ISAY
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"Super!" : NEATO
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Transport down a hill : SLED
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"Phooey!" : DARN
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Part of G.D.P. : GROSS
Down
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"Back to the Future" bully : BIFF
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Kind of test it's hard to cheat on : ORAL
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Irritate : RILE
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Tested, as ore : ASSAYED
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Simon & Garfunkel hit in which "Lie-la-lie, lie-la-lie la lie-la-lie" is repeatedly sung : THEBOXER
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Longtime "All Things Considered" host Robert : SIEGEL
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"Pocket rockets," in poker : ACES
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Understand : GET
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___ Wednesday : ASH
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Pill in experimental studies : PLACEBO
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The Eternal City, to natives : ROMA
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Finished : OVER
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Repair : MEND
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Stuff in cigarettes : TAR
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Victorian ___ : ERA
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Car or cat sound : PURR
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Emerge, as a problem : ARISE
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Dog collar attachment : LEASH
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___ wolf (pack leader) : ALPHA
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Weary : TIRED
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Consumed quickly and fully : ATEUP
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Raw, as a gem : UNCUT
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Movie music : SCORE
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Chopped : HEWED
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National Capital Territory of India : DELHI
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One of a family of stringed instruments : VIOL
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Passing, as laws : ENACTING
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Smiled disparagingly : SNEERED
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Adidas or Air Jordan : SNEAKER
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Some gametes : OVA
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___ Ashford, National Track and Field Hall of Famer : EVELYN
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Like peas ___ pod : INA
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Tacks on : ADDS
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Sound of church bells : PEAL
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What every make of auto has : NAME
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Skier's conveyance : TBAR
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Former transportation secretary Elaine : CHAO
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Back muscles, in brief : LATS
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First son of Seth : ENOS
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Joke (with) : KID
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"Suits" network : USA

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

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