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New York Times, Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Person seeking damages

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 124 for Mr. Gordon.
Jeff Chen notes:
If you asked me, could Peter come up with four entries whose meanings change drastically with an apostrophe? I'd answer absolutely, ... read more
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R
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G
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U
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Z
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L
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P
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A
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S
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B
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S
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R
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D
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B
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S
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D
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C
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G
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A
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J
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M
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P
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M
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E
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S
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P
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M
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L
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K
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K
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K
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© 2022, The New York Times3/9/22 ( No. 26,419 )
Across
1
Italian sauce with meat and tomatoes : RAGU
5
Person seeking damages : SUER
9
Letter that's only 25% of the way through the Greek alphabet, surprisingly : ZETA
13
Cheers for banderilleros : OLES
14
Martial artist/actor who played the emperor of China in 2020's "Mulan" : JETLI
15
Good name for an ophthalmologist : IRIS
16
"You and I should eat that" : LETSHAVEIT
18
Salmon, e.g. : PINK
19
Force out : EXTRUDE
20
Flowering plants associated with the Augusta National golf course : AZALEAS
22
Utter : SAY
23
Actress Garr : TERI
25
Dating app description : BIO
26
Kid at a college bar who seems, to me as a bouncer, too young to allow in : STUDENTIDCARD
32
Palestinian president starting in 2005 : ABBAS
34
Place : SITE
35
Calendar box : DAY
36
Essential point : CRUX
37
Bill worth billions : GATES
39
When most Geminis are born : JUNE
40
Spoil : MAR
41
Dog breed whose coat resembles dreadlocks : PULI
42
Drinks at soda shops : MALTS
43
Easter item that the woman is going to decorate : EGGSHELLPAINT
47
More, in Mexico : MAS
48
Short johns? : LAVS
49
Nowhere to be found, informally : MIA
52
Risk territory bordering Siberia : YAKUTSK
56
Sponsored boys at baptisms : GODSONS
58
Desertlike : ARID
59
What the couple dressed in lupine costumes said : WEREWOLVES
61
It's worth zero in baccarat : KING
62
Gets wind of : HEARS
63
Land whose prime minister is known as the Taoiseach : EIRE
64
"For Pete's ___!" : SAKE
65
Stops waffling : OPTS
66
Licks, maybe : WETS
Down
1
Hats, so to speak : ROLES
2
Siri : Apple :: ___ : Amazon : ALEXA
3
Seat of Pennsylvania's Adams County : GETTYSBURG
4
Losing team in the "Miracle on Ice" hockey game : USSR
5
Harsh : SEVERE
6
Shoshonean language : UTE
7
Director Kazan : ELIA
8
Little Nabisco crackers : RITZBITS
9
Bag brand : ZIPLOC
10
Great Lakes port : ERIE
11
Mother of Beyoncé and Solange Knowles : TINA
12
Requests : ASKS
14
Affected by ennui : JADED
17
Most Rwandans and Burundians : HUTUS
21
Member of a support staff : AIDE
24
Impart, as values : INSTILL
27
Dodgers might not pay it : TAX
28
"Jeopardy!" impossibility : TIE
29
XXX film : ADULTMOVIE
30
Speak hysterically : RANT
31
Batiking needs : DYES
32
High point : ACME
33
Talk big : BRAG
37
"Tell me if you recognize me from just my voice and the feel of my hands over your eyes" : GUESSWHO
38
Last word of the Pledge of Allegiance : ALL
39
Middle Brady family daughter : JAN
41
Cool, in old slang : PHAT
42
Botch : MISDO
44
Photocopy flaw : SMUDGE
45
Waiters at busy restaurants might be handed them : PAGERS
46
Declares openly : AVOWS
50
Like helium : INERT
51
Sure-footed pack animals : ASSES
52
Sure-footed pack animals : YAKS
53
Number that's often in Italian : ARIA
54
Sharp twist, as in a hose : KINK
55
Remain fresh : KEEP
57
Whole bunch : SLEW
60
Tattletale : RAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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