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New York Times, Friday, April 26, 2019

Who wrote "I am two fools, I know, / For loving, and for saying so / In whining poetry"

Author:
Kyle Dolan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kyle T. Dolan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Dolan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Kyle T. Dolan notes:

My fiancée's love of Taylor Swift inspired me to seed this themeless grid with 1-Across, which makes its New York Times debut today.

Jeff Chen notes:
Finally, the NYT allows HARDASS! Some longtime solvers frown upon the NYT crossword becoming the NYT crassword, but I'm personally ... read more
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© 2019, The New York Times4/26/19 ( No. 25,371 )
Across
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#1 Taylor Swift song about defying one's critics : SHAKEITOFF
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Make out : ESPY
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Where a hand might be raised : POKERTABLE
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Mother of Hermes : MAIA
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Bakery item with a Mediterranean flair : OLIVEBREAD
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Smacker : BUCK
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___ Kukoc, 6'11" N.B.A. star of 1993-2006 : TONI
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Usually illegal maneuvers : UEYS
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Place for an anchor : DESK
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Wonkish sort : NERD
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Tough, demanding type : HARDASS
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Suck up : SIPHON
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Longtime cartoon business : ACME
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___ pal : GAL
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Beverage brand with a wave in its logo : OCEANSPRAY
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Knight in a popular film franchise : JEDI
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"Where America shops for value," per an old slogan : SEARS
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Eight-time Norris Trophy winner : ORR
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Scene of biblical destruction : SODOM
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Ancient dweller beyond Hadrian's Wall : PICT
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Where you might be given the third degree : GRADSCHOOL
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Peak service? : ACE
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"What a ___" : PITY
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Cranky due to lack of food : HANGRY
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Holds for a while : DETAINS
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Make, as one's way : WEND
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See 45-Down : BONE
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Pacific island capital : APIA
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It may precede "copy" : OVER
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Goggle : GAWK
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Bushes are found on both sides of it : CLINTONERA
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Biblical brother : ABEL
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About to start the workday, say : PUNCHINGIN
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Flammable structure : PYRE
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"If nothing else ..." : ATTHELEAST
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Help out, in a gym : SPOT
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Prefix with -gram : HOLO
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Related : AKIN
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Comedian who starred in 2014's "About Last Night" : KEVINHART
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Lead-in to long : ERE
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Shout of pain : ITBURNS
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Like goods weighed on scales : TARED
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Not question : OBEY
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Classic bit of study material : FLASHCARD
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Put change into : FED
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One reporting a fight : EMBED
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Pet with short legs and a long body, slangily : SAUSAGEDOG
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Chooses at the request of Monty Hall, say : PICKSADOOR
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Not shut up : YAK
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Rap mogul of the highest degree? : DRE
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Ages and ages : EONS
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Funny Schumer : AMY
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By a narrow margin : SLIMLY
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Scrubber sold in a yellow box : SOSPAD
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First hip-hop single to top the Billboard Hot 100 (1990) : ICEICEBABY
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Ottawa landmark completed just after W.W. I : PEACETOWER
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Impressive display : ARRAY
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Mild cheese with an orange rind : PORTSALUT
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Who wrote "I am two fools, I know, / For loving, and for saying so / In whining poetry" : JOHNDONNE
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Get a good look at : SCAN
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Artificially stir (up) : GIN
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Cover in a protective layer : SHEATHE
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What "pizza" means in Italian : PIE
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With 47-Across, talus : ANKLE
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Machine that pulls : WINCH
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Draft amount, maybe : PINT
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Fifth-brightest star in the night sky : VEGA
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Harmonia's opposite in Greek myth : ERIS
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Go on (about) : RANT
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Chain with more than 3,500 stores worldwide : GAP
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One doing a balancing act, say : CPA
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Coconut ___ : OIL

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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