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New York Times, Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Author:
Aimee Lucido
Editor:
Will Shortz
Gas station conveniences
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Aimee Lucido

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QWZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Lucido. Tuesday freshness: 86%
Aimee Lucido notes:
I'd been trying to figure out a way to make a puzzle about "shaken martinis" for a while and I'm really glad that I finally figured it ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I loved when Daniel Craig shook up the world of James Bond. Shaken or stirred? Damn straight , Bond shouldn't care about those ... read more
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© 2023, The New York Times5/2/23 ( No. 26,838 )
Across
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Destination for NASA's Perseverance rover : MARS
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Rolls up, as pant legs : CUFFS
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Singer/actress Lady ___ : GAGA
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In a wild way : AMOK
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Final Oldsmobile model : ALERO
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Thick noodles in Japanese soups : UDON
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Woman who might wield a whip : DOMINATRIX
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"Famous" cookie guy : AMOS
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Shape of this answer's third letter : ARC
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Art form from Japan : ANIME
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Fanatical : AVID
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Pioneering synthesizers introduced in the 1960s : MOOGS
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Gas station conveniences : MINIMARTS
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Eastern island on the Equator : SUMATRA
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Stuff spliced in a lab : DNA
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Poetry palindrome : ERE
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I.R.S. identifier, for short : SSN
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Greek "H" : ETA
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Decorate colorfully, in a way : TIEDYE
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Character associated with the beverage "shaken" in this puzzle's circled letters : JAMESBOND
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Shelter by the beach : CABANA
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Simple shelter : HUT
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Name that's also a major Australian airport code : SYD
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Tempe sch. : ASU
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Meme that moves, maybe : GIF
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Weathered, as a storm : RODEOUT
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Tallest peak in the Cascades : MTRAINIER
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Pond buildup : ALGAE
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___ Stanley Gardner, creator of Perry Mason : ERLE
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Last name of two brotherly fairy tale writers : GRIMM
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In the style of : ALA
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Modern checkout device in lieu of a cashier : IPAD
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British author known for his 1984 novel "Money" : MARTINAMIS
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Zoom button you might click when your dog barks : MUTE
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Treelike member of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy : GROOT
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Record, in a way : TAPE
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Practice boxing : SPAR
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Man with a code : MORSE
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Common flag symbol : STAR
Down
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Counterparts of sirs : MADAMS
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Full of love : AMOROUS
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"50 First Dates" and "27 Dresses," for two : ROMCOMS
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Enjoy the slopes : SKI
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Sonny Corleone portrayer in "The Godfather" : CAAN
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Sport played with a Frisbee : ULTIMATE
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Physicist Enrico : FERMI
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Certain status on social media : FRIEND
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"Red" or "White" team : SOX
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Tropical fruit often found in smoothies : GUAVA
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Regarded with respect : ADMIRED
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"At least you did your best!" : GOODTRY
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Ques. counterpart : ANS
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Tammany Hall caricaturist Thomas : NAST
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At full speed, nautically : AMAIN
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Weed : GANJA
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Completely : INTOTO
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"Get it?" : SEE
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Stick around : REMAIN
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Result of burnout? : ASH
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Famous Ford flop : EDSEL
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Titular woman in a #1 Rolling Stones hit : ANGIE
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They might be full of beans : BURRITOS
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Recording device, informally : CAM
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Slightly better : ASTEPUP
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Mozzarella-and-cream cheese often served as an appetizer : BURRATA
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Posing surface : YOGAMAT
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First female singer to have multiple albums exceed 10 billion streams on Spotify : DUALIPA
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Opera's "barber of Seville" : FIGARO
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"I don't give a ___!" : DAMN
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Preview : TEASER
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Birch relative : ALDER
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Mistake : ERROR
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Tiny arachnid : MITE
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Sends a ping, in brief : IMS
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Studio with a lion mascot : MGM
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Symbols for tagging on Twitter : ATS

Answer summary:
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