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New York Times, Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Khan who founded Khan Academy

Author:
Margaret Seikel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Margaret Seikel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Seikel.
Margaret Seikel notes:
I am humbled and thrilled to have a second puzzle in The Times. I started working on this theme during a lecture on constitutional ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
SPOILED BRAT, HEAD BANGER … I can Name That Theme in two entries, boo-yah! The third themer had to end in FRANK. What FRANK sells ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times5/18/21 ( No. 26,124 )
Across
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Hospital scan, for short : MRI
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Word before line or hose : PANTY
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Joins a rendition of "If You're Happy and You Know It," say : CLAPS
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___ Lingus : AER
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Fish tank buildup : ALGAE
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It clutches arrows and an olive branch on the Great Seal : EAGLE
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Fish eggs : ROE
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Rotten kid : SPOILEDBRAT
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Reason for an Olympic diving demerit : SPLASH
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Birthday staple : PRESENT
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Heavy metal fan : HEADBANGER
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Opposite of WSW : ENE
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Bother : ANNOY
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New England catch : COD
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Poet's cadence : METER
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Trippy drug : LSD
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Khan who founded Khan Academy : SAL
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What the letters of "Roy G. Biv" stand for : COLORS
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Brand of school supplies known for its dazzling rainbow designs : LISAFRANK
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What a lot of office work is spent on nowadays : EMAILS
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Highest point value for a Scrabble tile : TEN
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Ideology suffix : ISM
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Old battle clubs : MACES
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Sleep preventer, in a fairy tale : PEA
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Seasonal delivery driver? : SANTA
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Loop in on the DL : BCC
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Certain emotional support animal : THERAPYDOG
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2016 film starring Amy Adams as a linguist who communicates with aliens : ARRIVAL
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Yellow henchman in "Despicable Me" : MINION
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Breakfast side order ... or a hint to the last words of 18-, 23-, 34- and 49-Across : SAUSAGELINK
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What tree rings indicate : AGE
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Process, as ore : SMELT
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Spirit in a bottle : GENIE
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"Nothing but ___!" : NET
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Affirmatives : YESES
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Mythical king of Crete : MINOS
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Braying animal : ASS
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Chief of a fire department : MARSHAL
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Gets back in business : REOPENS
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Where the band U2 hails from : IRELAND
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Elapse : PASSBY
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Pack leader : ALPHA
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Doctors Without Borders, e.g., for short : NGO
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___ chi (martial art) : TAI
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Left a restaurant review, in a modern way : YELPED
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Hand over : CEDE
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Workplaces where white coats are worn : LABS
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Shake on, say : AGREETO
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Datebook : PLANNER
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Some volleyball players : SETTERS
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Blunder : ERR
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Fuss : ADO
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Org. for the Big East and Pac-12 : NCAA
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Driver's prop : GOLFTEE
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M.L.K. Day, e.g.: Abbr. : MON
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Cousin of a caribou : ELK
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Radiator noise : SSS
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Soup container : CAN
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Tell a whopper : LIE
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French pronoun : ILS
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Tush : REAR
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___ Row, part of Washington, D.C. : EMBASSY
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Craft with knotted cords : MACRAME
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Builds up, as interest : ACCRUES
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The Hoosier State : INDIANA
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Iggy Pop's band, with "the" : STOOGES
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Aids for affixing messages on refrigerators : MAGNETS
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Cough it up! : PHLEGM
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Hard volleyball shots : SPIKES
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Writer Rand : AYN
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Underwear irritant, at times : TAG
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Prenatal test, for short : AMNIO
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Dot in the ocean : ISLE
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Fixtures in a chocolate factory : VATS
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Hawaiian garland : LEI
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Overnight stop on a road trip : INN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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