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New York Times, Thursday, April 2, 2020

5-Down : Untagged

Author:
Evan Mahnken
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Evan Mahnken

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 43 Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Mahnken.
Evan Mahnken notes:

I hope this crossword can be a fun diversion in these troubling times. Stay safe and healthy, everyone!

Jeff Chen notes:
English majors and their willful ignorance of basic microeconomics! I doubt you could even buy a vowel for FIVE DOLLARs these days, ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times4/2/20 ( No. 25,713 )
Across
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Graphic in a weather report : MAP
4
High-hat : SNOOT
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Places for to-do lists : NOTEPADS
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Potential resource on an asteroid : ORE
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Dessert not for the diet-conscious : TORTE
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Things to memorize : LINES
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Social media fad that went viral in 2014 : ICEBUCKETCHALLENGE
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Animal also called a zebra giraffe : OKAPI
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Jack of "Rio Lobo" : ELAM
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"OMG, that is soooo funny!" : ROTFL
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Large-beaked bird found in Africa : HORNBILL
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Only card of its suit in a hand : SINGLETON
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Certain public transports : ELS
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Certain public transport : TRAM
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Golfer Aoki : ISAO
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Medal for bravery, perhaps : BRONZESTAR
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Network with the all-time greatest number of Emmys : NBC
38
Ado : CLAMOR
39
Run a fever, say : AIL
40
"There it is!" : AHA
41
Say "Yes, I did it" : TAKECREDIT
44
Made, as one's case : PLED
45
Philip who wrote "American Pastoral" : ROTH
46
Up to : TIL
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Poet's contraction : NEER
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Poke around : SNOOP
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Old PC software : MSDOS
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Sandwich alternative : WRAP
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"Star Wars" droid, informally : ARTOO
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Fancy-schmancy language ... or the contents of some special squares in this puzzle : FIVEDOLLARWORDS
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Love to death : ADORE
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Bloke : FELLA
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Chaotic situation, metaphorically : ZOO
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Jabber? : BOXER
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Analyze, in a way : ASSAY
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Top of a wizard's staff : ORB
Down
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Response when playing innocent : MOI
2
Gas brand that's also a musical direction : ARCO
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Something not to do before Christmas? : PEEK
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Trample : STEPON
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Untagged : NOTIT
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Elf's evil counterpart : ORC
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Whence the phrase "wear one's heart on one's sleeve" : OTHELLO
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Relative of turquoise : TEAL
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Tryst locale : NOTELLMOTEL
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Part of a diner showcase : PIE
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___ Wilson, lead singer of Heart : ANN
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M.B.A., e.g.: Abbr. : DEG
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Glasgow-to-Liverpool dir. : SSE
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Cowpoke : BUCKAROO
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"Well, ___-di-dah!" : LAH
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Animal often with a "mask" around its eyes : FERRET
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Monopoly quartet: Abbr. : RRS
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Christmas, in Italy : NATALE
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TV host once with an "Explaining Jokes to Idiots" segment : BILLMAHER
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Places where business is picking up? : SINGLESBARS
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Append : TACKON
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Slowpokes : SNAILS
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Abbr. on a bank statement : INT
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Manhattan, e.g.: Abbr. : BOR
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Spot on the face, informally : ZIT
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Dope : RAD
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Manhattan, for one : CLAMCHOWDER
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Ike's W.W. II command: Abbr. : ETO
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What smiles may make : DIMPLES
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Green sauce : PESTO
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Winter Olympics powerhouse : NORWAY
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For : PRO
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Alfalfa's love in "The Little Rascals" : DARLA
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Popular Italian car, informally : ALFA
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Ricelike pasta : ORZO
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Sign of rot : ODOR
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A-OK : FAB
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It's a promise : IDO
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Website with the slogan "Understand the news" : VOX
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Afore : ERE
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What 17-Across raised money for, in brief : ALS
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[Poor me!] : SOB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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