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New York Times, Monday, April 1, 2024

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Joel Fagliano
22-Across : Deep-fried Indian pastry
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 133 for Mr. Arbesfeld. Monday freshness: 99%
Jim Horne notes:
April Fool's Day crosswords are bound to include some sort of trickery. (See past April 1 puzzles here.) I have reversed the theme ... read more
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© 2024, The New York Times4/1/24 ( No. 27,173 )
Across
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Floats like a scent on the breeze : WAFTS
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___ Grand (Vegas casino) : MGM
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Grandmother, affectionately : NANA
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Look forward to : AWAIT
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Obsessive to a fault : ANAL
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Spoken : ORAL
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Farm equipment company with an antlered logo : DEERE
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Bite-size treat with a hole : MINIDONUT
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Ogle rudely : LEERAT
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Deep-fried Indian pastry : SAMOSA
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Waste time : DAWDLE
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Matthew Perry's role on "Friends" : CHANDLER
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Nabisco cookie : OREO
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Italian goodbye : CIAO
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Triumphant cries at a magic show : TADAS
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Fled : RANFROM
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U.K. news source, with "the" : BEEB
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Deg. for a suit : MBA
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"Give us this day ___ daily bread" : OUR
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Lingerie purchase : BRA
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Scot's denial : NAE
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Super-cool, in slang : DOPE
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Capital of Michigan : LANSING
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Ones in a financial hole : OWERS
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Greek god of war : ARES
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Zesty flavor : TANG
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Speak dismissively of : BELITTLE
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Behaves theatrically : EMOTES
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Alex of "Jeopardy!" fame : TREBEK
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Asset of a successful entrepreneur : VISION
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Up in the air : UNCERTAIN
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Cowboy boot attachments : SPURS
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Late-night host Meyers : SETH
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Missile housing : SILO
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Portly : STOUT
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Quaint lead-in to while : ERST
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Put on, as clothing : DON
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Mother, affectionately : MOMMY
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Thick stack of cash : WAD
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Blown-away feeling : AWE
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Start behaving more responsibly, literally? : ANEWLEAF
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Bored with : TIREDOF
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Iron/carbon alloy : STEEL
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Who "said there'll be days like this," in a 1961 hit : MAMA
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Malfunctioning, literally? : ACTING
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Homo sapiens : MAN
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Lunar omen in a 1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival hit, literally? : BADMOON
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Actor Schwarzenegger : ARNOLD
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Queasy feeling : NAUSEA
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Places to exchange wedding vows : ALTARS
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Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona ___" : LISA
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Reminiscent of work by the 14th-century author of "Inferno" : DANTEAN
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Win back, as losses : RECOUP
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Campus residence : DORM
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United ___ Emirates : ARAB
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Walk with difficulty : HOBBLE
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Jennifer Lopez #1 hit with the lyric "What you get is what you see" : IMREAL
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Cock-a-doodle-dooer : ROOSTER
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Wipes clean : ERASES
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Alpinist's activity, literally? : MOUNTAIN
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Oscar winner Hathaway : ANNE
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Dairy aisle dozen : EGGS
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Make a rude gesture with one's finger, literally? : THEBIRD
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Go as low as : STOOPTO
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Like an angle between 90° and 180° : OBTUSE
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Film director Herzog : WERNER
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Votes into office : ELECTS
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Former N.S.C. staffer at the center of the Iran-Contra affair, literally? : OLIVER
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Broadway purchases: Abbr. : TKTS
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Bette Midler's "Divine" nickname : MISSM
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Privy to : INON
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Financial support : AID
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Liquor in a mai tai : RUM
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Pig's spot to wallow : STY

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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