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New York Times, Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Animal that, despite popular belief, is usually lactose intolerant

Author:
Amanda Chung and Karl Ni
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Amanda Chung
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Karl Ni

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 14 Words: 73, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 1 Grid has mirror symmetry. This is puzzle # 13 for Ms. Chung. This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Ni. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
Whoa Nelly, it took me fifteen minutes of searching to find even one more exclamation that could fit into this theme! I so ... read more
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© 2021, The New York TimesNo. 0406 ( 26,082 )
Across
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___ Technica (popular website with tech news) : ARS
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Place for meals on wheels : BARCAR
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Org. since Nixon's presidency : EPA
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Chest muscle, for short : PEC
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Demi with the 2017 hit "Sorry Not Sorry" : LOVATO
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Kind of story : SOB
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"Omigosh, girl!" : HEAVENSTOBETSY
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"Reckon so" : ISPOSE
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Quagmire : MORASS
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Specifics, in slang : DEETS
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"Uh, yeah!" : TOTES
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"Dang, girl!" : GEEZLOUISE
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Scare word : BOO
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Northwest airport, familiarly : SEATAC
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"To ___ by silence, when we should protest, makes cowards out of men": Ella Wheeler Wilcox : SIN
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Hand grenade, in slang : FRAG
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Important part of a bloodhound : NOSE
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Figure in Final Fantasy : MAGE
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Camera setting : FSTOP
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Grain storage spots : SILOS
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"Leaving already?" : SOSOON
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Supports for choirs : RISERS
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Inhabitants : DWELLERS
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Problem that's holding things up : SNAG
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Little croaker : TOAD
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Newsstand display, for short : MAGS
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City whose first two letters are its state's postal abbreviation : HILO
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Longhorns, e.g. : COWS
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Place for a pizza : OVEN
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New York theater on the National Register of Historic Places, with "the" : APOLLO
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Food critic's asset : PALATE
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Romantic composer Gustav : MAHLER
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Do a favor : OBLIGE
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Remained : STAYED
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Swift to soar to the top of the charts? : TAYLOR
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Gardener's annoyance : APHID
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Actress Witherspoon : REESE
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They're not really to blame : SCAPEGOATS
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Says a prayer over : BLESSES
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Steak sauce brand : AONE
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Some mobile homes, for short : RVS
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Animal that, despite popular belief, is usually lactose intolerant : CAT
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Manhattan Project subject : ATOM
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Herky-jerky, as movements : ROBOTIC
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Event for antique lovers : ESTATESALE
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Crew : POSSE
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Mariana Trench, e.g. : ABYSS
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Get out the ___ : VOTE
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One who takes a bow before success rather than after? : EROS
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___ garden : ZEN
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Language akin to Thai : LAO
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Ends of some exciting games, for short : OTS
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Persian Gulf land, in brief : UAE
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Inseparable buds : BFFS
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Approximately : ORSO
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Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
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"Untouchable" agent : NESS
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With 37-Down, "Wow, girl!" : GOODGOLLY
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See 35-Down : MISSMOLLY
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"Wham!" : POW
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Follower of yes or no : SIR
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Place for a sensor in tennis : NETCORD
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Jupiter has a "great" one : REDSPOT
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Facilities in England : LOO
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It's just an act : LAW
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Fakes : SHAMS
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Gently sting, as with cold : NIPAT
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Welcome in Waikiki : ALOHA
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To no ___ : AVAIL
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Very beginning : GETGO
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Unattractive facial expression : SNEER
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Dungarees brand : LEE
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Defense org.? : ABA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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