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BARISTA TRAINING DAY

New York Times, Sunday, April 12, 2020

Moore whom Sports Illustrated called the "greatest winner in the history of women's basketball"

Author:
Joel Fagliano
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Fagliano

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Will Shortz notes:
Joel Fagliano is the digital puzzles editor for The New York Times and creator of the daily Mini. He sold his first crossword to the paper when he was 17. He graduated from Pomona College ... read more
Joel Fagliano notes:
One inspiration for this puzzle was the great Merl Reagle, who used to do a lot of this sort of story crossword in his Sunday syndicate. The theme type isn't done much anymore, but I like ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
My editor over at HarperCollins is so tactful with his critiques. He does everything right, from starting and ending with positives to framing the ugly aspects as room for improvement. ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times4/12/20 ( No. 25,723 )
Across
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Book that's out of this world? : ATLAS
6
Illuminating point : APERCU
12
Gilda Radner character on "S.N.L." : BABAWAWA
20
Took the plunge : LEAPT
21
Ladies' men : ROMEOS
22
April 22 : EARTHDAY
23
Gray with a tinge of brown : TAUPE
24
Things got off to a bad start when one trainee tripped and ... : SPILLEDTHEBEANS
26
___ on the side of : ERR
27
Father on "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" : ABE
29
Doctor Zhivago, in "Doctor Zhivago" : YURI
30
Flock : SWARM
31
Part of a Parisian address : RUE
32
Roofed patio : LANAI
35
1099-___ (I.R.S. form) : MISC
37
Company with a Gigafactory : TESLA
40
The carton leaked milk everywhere when another trainee accidentally ... : SPLITHALFANDHALF
45
___ sci, college major related to psych : COG
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Kitchen bulb : SHALLOT
47
Put back in place, as measures : REIMPOSE
50
Overly sentimental : SAPPY
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The drip coffee tasted grainy because they ... : LACKEDAFILTER
57
Company whose Nasdaq symbol is its name : EBAY
58
Having colors in blotches : PIED
61
Steinbrenner who took over the Yankees in 2010 : HAL
62
Moves like Jagger : STRUTS
63
Box score stat : RBI
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It follows more or less : THAN
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Draft choice : LAGER
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Nonkosher meat : HAM
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In fact, every cup they served was ... : FARFROMYOURAVERAGEJOE
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Writer Rand : AYN
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"This is the worst!" : AWMAN
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Flier for a magic show : DOVE
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Internet address, in brief : URL
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Lifesavers : HEROES
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Headed up : LED
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"Oh, so that's how it's going to be" : ISEE
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Comfort : BALM
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To make matters worse, the espresso machine ... : RANOUTOFSTEAM
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Some TVs and cameras : SONYS
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Fully : INDETAIL
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Home to many Berbers : MOROCCO
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"Surely you don't mean me!?" : MOI
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They worried about their jobs -- these mistakes were ... : GROUNDSFORFIRING
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Snitches : SINGS
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Attendee : GOER
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Stereotypical dogs : FIDOS
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Weak ___ (unconvincing argument) : TEA
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"Give it ___!" : AREST
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Polite title : MAAM
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Either weekend day, symbolically : ESS
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Sound from a fan : HUM
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Sure enough, when the boss showed up, everyone ... : GOTINTOHOTWATER
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Speak grandly : ORATE
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Bit of contingency planning : RAINDATE
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Pal of Pooh : EEYORE
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Soap Box Derby entrant : RACER
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Reporter's vantage point : PRESSBOX
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Adult : RRATED
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Critics' awards : STARS
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Makes fit : ALTERS
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Get misty : TEARUP
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Source of bay leaves : LAUREL
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Offering in the Google Play store : APP
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Like ninjas : STEALTHY
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Premier League rival of Tottenham Hotspur : ARSENAL
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Really stand out : POP
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Onetime label for Radiohead : EMI
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Depend : RELY
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Spreadsheet part : COLUMN
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Log-in need : USERID
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Make things interesting, so to speak : BET
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Sounds of satisfaction : AAHS
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Be in the works : BREW
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When you might run away from home : ATBAT
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Info on an invitation : WHERE
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Player of Ben Wyatt on "Parks and Recreation" : ADAMSCOTT
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Unnaturally pale : WAN
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Shakespearean affirmatives : AYS
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Trade gossip : DISH
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___ Men ("Who Let the Dogs Out" group) : BAHA
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Purely : ALL
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"You win this hand" : IFOLD
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Valentine's Day purchase : CARD
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Takes an "L" : LOSES
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Constant stress or heavy drinking : AGER
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Popular children's book series with hidden objects : ISPY
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___ glance : ATA
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Grazing spots : LEAS
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N.Y.C. shopping mecca : FIFTHAVE
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Optical illusion : MIRAGE
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Showy feather : PLUME
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Drudge : SERF
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So-called "enclosed" rhyme scheme : ABBA
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It beats nothing : PAIR
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Absurd pretense : CHARADE
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Justice nominated by Obama : KAGAN
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Your highness?: Abbr. : ELEV
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Series of missed calls : PHONETAG
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"Do you know who ___?" : IAM
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Singer born Eithne Ní Bhraonáin : ENYA
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Team-building activity? : TRYOUT
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"The Wiz" director Sidney : LUMET
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N.L. Central team : REDS
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___ Islands, archipelago between Iceland and Norway : FAROE
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They give a hoot : OWLS
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Kind of deer : ROE
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Explorer Ponce de León : JUAN
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Nail polish brand : ORLY
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Trees that line the National Mall : ELMS
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Asian city with a monument to John McCain : HANOI
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Finish 0-0, say : ENDINATIE
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Matin's opposite : SOIR
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"See you later" : IMOFF
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Crass, classless sort : BOOR
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Custom auto accessories : RIMS
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Excessively promote : FLOG
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Pro-___ : AMS
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They usually make the cut : SCISSORS
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French chess piece : ROI
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Got takeout, say : ORDERED
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Ones concerned with cash flow, for short : CFOS
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Man, in Italian : UOMO
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More nifty : NEATER
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Part of a cash register : DRAWER
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Destination in the "Odyssey" : ITHACA
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Render ineffective : NEUTER
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Many Twitch streamers : GAMERS
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D and ), in texts : GRINS
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Ships : SENDS
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Sharp pain : STAB
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Escapee from Miss Gulch's bicycle basket : TOTO
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Moore whom Sports Illustrated called the "greatest winner in the history of women's basketball" : MAYA
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Org. : GRP
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Dinghy thingy : OAR
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Spell the wrong way? : HEX
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Small fry : TOT
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Lead-in to long : ERE
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Snitch : RAT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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