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New York Times, Friday, May 1, 2020

___ Lovelace, computing pioneer who was the daughter of Lord Byron

Author:
Trenton Charlson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trenton Charlson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 Scrabble average: 1.91 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Charlson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2020, The New York Times5/1/20 ( No. 25,742 )
Across
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Cocktail often garnished with a lemon twist : GINSLING
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Israeli port mentioned in the Bible : JAFFA
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Paul McCartney wrote one about Liverpool : ORATORIO
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1898 chemistry discovery : RADIUM
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Show promise : BODEWELL
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Square : PIAZZA
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More than impressed : INAWE
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Execrate : DAMN
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Only three-letter word in Scrabble that requires both blank tiles : ZZZ
22
Strategy game with disks : REVERSI
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Basic cleaner : LYE
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Chess maneuver with a French name : ENPASSANT
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Host : SLEW
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Herb often used with potatoes : DILL
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Half brother of Tom Sawyer : SID
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City north of Baghdad : MOSUL
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Palm that produces berries : ACAI
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Turned up : ONEND
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Give a powerful impression of : OOZE
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1968 swimming gold medalist Debbie : MEYER
43
___ Henry Hoover, former first lady : LOU
44
"The Last Don" author : PUZO
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"I forgot what I'm supposed to say here!" : LINE
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It always goes to hell : RIVERSTYX
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Co. behind the podcast "The Daily" : NYT
49
Math subj. : PRECALC
51
Parts of a Facebook feed : ADS
52
First name at Woodstock : RAVI
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George who composed "Give My Regards to Broadway" : COHAN
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Celebrate with sprightly dancing : DOAJIG
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Study for the bar? : OENOLOGY
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Soak : INFUSE
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Members of the lute family : UKULELES
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Eponym in a candy store : REESE
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Reserve : SETASIDE
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Home to Bactrian camels : GOBI
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___ horse : IRON
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Zilch : NADA
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Fretful thing to be in : STEW
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Turns down : LOWERS
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Cause of an explosion : IRE
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Zilch : NIL
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Apple variety : GOLDENDELICIOUS
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Faith that preaches nonviolence to all living creatures : JAINISM
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___ Lovelace, computing pioneer who was the daughter of Lord Byron : ADA
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Ends weakly : FIZZLESOUT
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Hairless creature in a nursery rhyme : FUZZYWUZZY
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Floor : AMAZE
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Engine stats : RPMS
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"The proper task of life," per Nietzsche : ART
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Brand on the Alaska Highway : ESSO
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Fruitless : VAIN
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Red-cased import : EDAM
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"Good going!" : NICELYDONE
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Avoid taking unnecessary risks : PLAYITSAFE
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Down-to-earth type? : ALIEN
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Air show highlights : LOOPS
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16th-century pope who owned a pet elephant : LEOX
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Massive explosion : NOVA
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Face-off : DUEL
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Closing number of a musical, often : REPRISE
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Accelerate : REV
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"Great taste since 1905" sloganeer : RCCOLA
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Depths of despair : NADIR
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Boil over : RAGE
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Accented cheers : OLES
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Hindu festival of colors : HOLI
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Venerable : AGED
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Where Harley-Davidson is HOG : NYSE
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French menu word : JUS
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Squeak (by) : EKE
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Bit of hardware : NUT

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

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