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New York Times, Friday, April 22, 2022

After Kipling, the youngest-ever Literature Nobelist (1957, 44 years)

Author:
Daniel Sheremeta
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel Sheremeta

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sheremeta.
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© 2022, The New York Times4/22/22 ( No. 26,463 )
Across
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Cheap trick, perhaps : LIFEHACK
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Apply pressure to : LEANON
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"Stupid me!" : IMAMORON
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Recherché : ARCANE
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Food, water, a place to live, etc. : BARENECESSITIES
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Decreases? : IRONS
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Who wrote "The poetry of earth is never dead" : KEATS
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Drawing method : LOT
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"___ I do!" (informal assent) : DEED
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Rivals of the 1980s "Showtime" Lakers, to fans : CELTS
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Part of a pool : GENE
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Regulation followers, for short : OTS
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Cuts (down) : PARES
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"Wassup, my dude" : YODOG
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Intended : AIMED
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Winter slopes activity : TUBING
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One born in the wrong generation, maybe : OLDSOUL
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Expands : DILATES
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Works with 17 units : HAIKUS
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Like speeders, often : FINED
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Features of some glasses : STEMS
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Wade in the Baseball Hall of Fame : BOGGS
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Manhattan campus around Washington Sq. Park : NYU
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Where to set une couronne : TETE
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Name spelled with six dashes and six dots : MORSE
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Air : MIEN
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Where Wonder Woman first worked: Abbr. : OSS
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Words of agreement : SODOI
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"Gotcha" : ROGER
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Soak up the sun, say : PHOTOSYNTHESIZE
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What I might be in a lab? : IODINE
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Multiheaded dog guarding the gates of the underworld, in myth : CERBERUS
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Features of some accents : TWANGS
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James Baldwin, e.g. : ESSAYIST
Down
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What an aphrodisiac boosts : LIBIDO
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Eastern lodging : IMARET
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North Atlantic island group : FAROES
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Tweak : EMEND
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Sweeties : HONS
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Modern "art" : ARE
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Young male chicken : COCKEREL
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Prepared to propose, perhaps : KNEELED
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Holds up : LASTS
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Greek counterpart of Discordia : ERIS
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See 18-Down : ACT
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"Perfect!" : NAILEDIT
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Dealing directly (with) : ONEONONE
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They're saved for a rainy day : NESTEGGS
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High school alternatives to the 11-Down : SATS
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After Kipling, the youngest-ever Literature Nobelist (1957, 44 years) : CAMUS
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Turn : GOBAD
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Reverential : PIOUS
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Historically Germanic observances : YULES
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Offer to help : ASKME
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Shade : TINGE
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"You're such a tease!" : OHSTOPIT
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It ends after midnight in New York, with "The" : LATESHOW
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Pepsi Max, e.g. : DIETSODA
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Spots for archaeologists : DIGSITES
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As an exception : FORONCE
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Word with shop, shot or shape : BODY
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Sushi variety : NIGIRI
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2013 #1 album from Kanye West : YEEZUS
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Civil disturbance : UNREST
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Biblical figure with a large staff : MOSES
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Walk in a leisurely way : MOSEY
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Track, say : SONG
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"___: Duets" (2007 country album) : REBA
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Main component of britannium : TIN
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Invoice info: Abbr. : HRS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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