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New York Times, Saturday, April 23, 2022

Hue made from limonite

Author:
Matthew Stock
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {QWX} Grid has diagonal symmetry. This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Stock. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
Jeff Chen notes:
Such a cool grid pattern! At first, it looked asymmetrical because those L-blocks looked like they were going every which way, but ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times4/23/22 ( No. 26,464 )
Across
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Colorful warning : CODERED
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Freedom cry, for some : TGIF
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Material for a child's necklace : MACARONI
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Rapper with the 2001 hit "Superwoman Pt. II" : LILMO
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They've got their own problems : MATHTESTS
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Off the mark? : ERASE
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Plus ___ (Spain's national motto) : ULTRA
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Software engineer's presentation : TECHDEMO
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"I ___ you!" : DARE
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Consolidate : MERGE
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Shot, e.g. : DOSE
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Departure announcement : BYE
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Much : FAR
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Clodpole : OAF
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Word with hot or fly : ROD
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Flexible positions : ASANAS
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Modern initialism for one skimming text : TLDR
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Something of miner interest : ORE
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Theia or Rhea : TITAN
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Joe carter? : COFFEEURN
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Lacks for nothing : HASITALL
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Like some gallery displays : ARTSY
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Molten pools : LAVALAKES
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Peter Pan competitor : JIF
42
Flavor of many Anglo-Indian chutneys : APPLE
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1978 hit whose title is spelled out in its chorus : YMCA
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"That's enough out of you!" : CANIT
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Spiritual wanderer : LOSTSOUL
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Aid for a breakfast chef : OMELETPAN
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Kelley of the U.S. women's national soccer team : OHARA
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Blow up : SUPERSIZE
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Step two in many skin-care routines : TONER
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Right on : APT
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Gram alternative : NANA
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Twitch : SPASM
Down
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They might smell fishy : CATTREATS
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Hue made from limonite : OCHRE
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What's spread on a spreadsheet : DATA
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Palindromic preposition : ERE
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Baseball team announcement : ROSTER
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Step in : ENTER
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Game with baskets : DISCGOLF
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Beat : TIRED
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All made up, perhaps : GLAMOROUS
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"How awful!" : IMSOSORRY
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Other side : FOE
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Land once known as the "peninsula of gold" : MALAYSIA
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Drove : LED
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Where to get down and dirty : MUDBATH
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They can have you going the wrong way : HEADFAKES
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Some advanced degs. : MAS
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Setting of the first panel in Hieronymus Bosch's "The Last Judgment" : EDEN
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Orange refreshment : FANTA
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Part of la famille : FRERE
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Digital tool : NAILFILE
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Turnpike feature : TOLLPLAZA
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It goes hand to hand : CLAP
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Online seller of specialty crafts : ETSYSHOP
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Pop singer ___ Max : AVA
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"___, I cannot be" (Emily Dickinson poem) : ALONE
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Block : JAMUP
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Like a schlemiel : INEPT
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Disney title girl : MOANA
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Fixes : CURES
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Part of some drills : ALARM
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Thing: Sp. : COSA
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Bird with a forked tail : TERN
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Playground denizens : TOTS
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Org. offering traveler's checks? : TSA
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Fix : PIN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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