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New York Times, Saturday, April 15, 2023

Author:
Kameron Austin Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
Field of computing
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246/6/20148/18/20232
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1.5717390%
Kameron Austin Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Collins. Saturday freshness: 24%
Jeff Chen notes:
Unicorn … MEANING WHAT? I love that word usage, referring to the incredibly rare TECH START-UP that's still privately held yet worth ... read more
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© 2023, The New York Times4/15/23 ( No. 26,821 )
Across
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Field of computing : ADDRESSBAR
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Clips, in brief : VIDS
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Sketchy boardwalk offering? : CARICATURE
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G, as for Google : ICON
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Ones tracking disc-overies? : UFOLOGISTS
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Remoulade ingredient : MAYO
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Plane, e.g. : TOOL
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Note taker? : THIEF
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Grp. influenced by the 1963 book "The Feminine Mystique" : NOW
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Food traditionally eaten on Japan's Doyo no Ushi no Hi ("Midsummer Day of the Ox") : EEL
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Many a unicorn : TECHSTARTUP
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Smoking : REDHOT
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Word with party or park : THEME
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Words on the street : SLANG
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Impressive hire, in business lingo : GET
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Shoe brand whose name evokes flight : AVIA
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Spread : SCATTER
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Company with longtime links to Westinghouse : SIEMENS
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Some short-lived particles : TAUS
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Fam figure : SIB
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Update, maybe : AMEND
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Fluff : ERROR
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Frank ___, Progressive-era novelist who wrote "The Octopus" and "McTeague" : NORRIS
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"Your point being ...?" : MEANINGWHAT
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___ life (nomadism popular on social media) : VAN
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Sleazo : CAD
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State line? : MOTTO
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Barrier island that hosts the Venice Film Festival : LIDO
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Millions of Ghanaians, ethnically : EWES
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Payment standards : GOINGRATES
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Boris Pasternak heroine : LARA
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Flash event in a clothing store, say : ONEDAYSALE
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Red ___, another name for a bobcat : LYNX
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Bun topper : SESAMESEED
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Sharp : ACUTE
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Actor in "American Psycho" and "Nightmare Alley" : DAFOE
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[I'm so-o-o hungry] : DROOL
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Little brook : RILL
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Lead-in to toxicology : ECO
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Not look fresh, in a way : SAG
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Hilarious person, colloquially : STITCH
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Land-clearing tractor attachment : BUSHHOG
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Virtuosi : ARTISTES
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Kind of button : RESET
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Brio : VIM
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Words said when one is speechless : ICANTEVEN
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"May I sit here?" : DOYOUMIND
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Produce in pods : SNOWPEAS
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Nickname for France's Louis VI, with "the" : FAT
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It may have a mess in the Army : TENT
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Barely beats : EDGES
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Ving of "Mission: Impossible" movies : RHAMES
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Sings about : RATSON
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Shoo with a "Boo!" : SCAREAWAY
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Best Supporting Actress winner whose parents have each been nominated for "Supporting" Oscars, but never won : LAURADERN
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Papal topper : TIARA
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Subject of modern medical research : STEMCELL
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Phone number? : RINGTONE
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Let out : EMIT
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Some pasta : BOWTIES
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Part of a crater : RIM
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___ Vincent, bluegrass singer inducted into the Grand Ole Opry : RHONDA
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Cancellations : NOGOS
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Curriculum ___ : VITAE
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Who had us at "Hello"? : ADELE
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Poked (into) : NOSED
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Miss : LASS
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Follower of alto or tenor : SAX
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School of whales : GAM
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Bakery buy : RYE

Answer summary:
4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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