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Hold Your Doze

New York Times, Sunday, May 19, 2024

Author:
Christina Iverson and Katie Hale
Editor:
Joel Fagliano
Blog:
Treats that Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith picked as runner-up to Doritos for "best snack in America"
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 77 Missing: {JQX} Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 29 for Ms. Iverson. This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Hale. Sunday freshness: 19%
Joel Fagliano notes:
Christina Iverson, of Ames, Iowa, is an associate puzzle editor at The New York Times. Katie Hale, of London, England, is an assistant crossword editor for The L.A. Times. This is their ... read more
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© 2024, The New York Times5/19/24 ( No. 27,221 )
Across
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End of the line? : BAIT
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Agnus ___ (motif in Christian iconography) : DEI
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French companions : AMIS
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Hubris : PRIDE
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Lead-in to marine or marathon : ULTRA
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The house, to a blackjack player : OPPONENT
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1993 Beck single : LOSER
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Break up the band, say : GOSOLO
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Charades, but not chess : TEAMGAME
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Certain wedding role : USHER
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"If that missing house title ever does show up …" : SHOULDTHEDEEDARISE
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Grunting ox, by another name : YAK
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Poetic preposition : OER
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Show with the Church Lady and Target Lady, for short : SNL
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Bill in a till : TEN
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Change for a 32-Across, perhaps : ONES
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Having a studious appearance : OWLISH
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Treats that Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith picked as runner-up to Doritos for "best snack in America" : OREOS
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Tiniest amount : IOTA
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Question from someone with a lot of outstanding debt? : WHATELSEISDUE
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"No promises ..." : ILLTRY
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Biblical king of Judea : HEROD
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Spice Girl Halliwell : GERI
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Oversight : LAPSE
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Over which announcements about pep rallies might be heard, for short : PAS
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One of many in the Colosseum : ARCH
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Teacher's instruction in a class on pointillism? : DOASISAYDOTASIDO
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Grass : POT
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"Bye Bye Birdie" actress ___-Margret : ANN
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Salt-N-Pepa hit with the refrain "___, ___ ba-doop" : SHOOP
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Weaknesses : VICES
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How one might punnily define "Saran" or "sari"? : ITSAWRAP
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Cheeky : INSOLENT
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Follows a recipe direction : DICES
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Actress McDonald : AUDRA
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Underwater steerer : FIN
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DHL competitor : UPS
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Stevedore's complaint? : ITSAHARDDOCKLIFE
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Champagne specification : BRUT
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Whitman of TV's "Parenthood" : MAE
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Chocolate mint brand : ANDES
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Paper pack : REAM
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Like a redhead's temperament, it's said : FIERY
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South ___, river through Denver : PLATTE
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"No need to find a professional illustrator!" : USEYOURDOODLE
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Name that means "night" in Arabic and "purple" in German : LILA
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Change form : MORPH
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Utensil drawer compartment : SPOONS
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What "Eat" stands for in the mnemonic "Never Eat Soggy Waffles" : EAST
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Post-op locale : ICU
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NASA shorthand for a spacewalk : EVA
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Gym rat's focus : BOD
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___-weekly : ALT
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Tour guide's remark at the challah factory? : THATSADOUGHBRAIDER
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Out the ___ : WAZOO
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"Hmm, hard to say …" : OHIDUNNO
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Fictional dog with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame : SNOOPY
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Cry of delight : WHOOP
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Supporter of the arts? : PEDESTAL
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Lazy river conveyances : TUBES
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Question of ownership : WHOSE
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Checked the license of, informally : IDED
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Farm home : STY
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Spreadsheet button : SORT
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1991 crime drama starring Warren Beatty and Annette Bening : BUGSY
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Luau greeting : ALOHA
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"No worries" : ITSOK
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Pants, informally : TROU
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Biblical verb : DOTH
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Olympic event with masks : EPEE
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Giveaways in some common scams of the 2010s : IPADS
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"And Still I Rise" writer : ANGELOU
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Drink for which Pliny the Elder recorded a recipe : MEAD
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Con : INMATE
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Coming from both sides : STEREO
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Sum thing : PLUS
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Fragrant additive to beauty products : ROSEOIL
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It's like "-like" : ISH
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Kaitlin Olson's role on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" : DEE
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Do wrong : ERR
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Kosher : ALLOWED
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Sign : OMEN
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Wide receiver ___ Beckham Jr. : ODELL
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Certain arm muscles, in brief : TRIS
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Not accept a refusal : INSIST
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Caption for an absent student, say : NOTPICTURED
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Morgan Stanley subsidiary : ETRADE
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Official OKs : SAYSOS
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"Then again ...," in text messages : OTOH
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Video game company that published Frogger : SEGA
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Goes in a hurry : HIES
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Trust in : RELYON
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Give a sharp hit : WHAP
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Widely admired person : HERO
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Prey of polar bears : ARCTICSEALS
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___ Lanka : SRI
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"You have a face for radio," for one : DISS
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Cause to rise : LEAVEN
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Fusses : ADOS
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Perform very well, in modern slang : POPOFF
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Makeup of a tiny twisting ladder : DNA
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"Keep going!" : ONWARD
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Tuna type : AHI
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Do wrong : SIN
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Nincompoop, more vulgarly : ASSHAT
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Matcha, e.g. : TEA
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Like cutting the line : RUDE
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Makes sense : ADDSUP
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For : PRO
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Where a golf ball sits : LIE
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Golf ball indentation : DIMPLE
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Home to Firenze : ITALIA
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About 40% of a hectare : ACRE
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Knitting stitch : PURL
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Small, painful bump : STYE
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Lack of energy : ANEMIA
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What context is, in a saying : KEY
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Country that becomes a language if you remove its last letter : LAOS
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"My turn" : IMUP
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Info in an "About Us" section : BIOS
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Frosting alternative : FONDANT
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They might cover your back : TATTOOS
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Stored for the night, as a bus : SHEDDED
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One of the Starks on "Game of Thrones" : ROBB
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Hatches, e.g. : DOORS
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Masters of underwater camouflage : OCTOPI
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Sent express : RUSHED
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"Parlez-___ français?" : VOUS
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Some godmothers : AUNTS
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National dish of the Philippines : ADOBO
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Member of an isolated colony, once : LEPER
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Meeting for two : TRYST
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A "waking dream," per Aristotle : HOPE
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Senate staffer : AIDE
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Little annoyance : GNAT
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Sacred : HOLY
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Promises to pay : IOUS
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URL starter : WWW
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Gratified groan : AHH
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Metaphor for a house with young children, perhaps : ZOO

Answer summary:
9 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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