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New York Times, Thursday, May 28, 2020

Final words of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech

Author:
Tracy Bennett
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Bennett.
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© 2020, The New York Times5/28/20 ( No. 25,769 )
Across
1
Get back (to) : RSVP
5
Hunk : GOB
8
Trim : SVELTE
14
Totally trounced : ATEALIVE
16
Yellow creature in a series of hit animated films : MINION
17
Profit column figure : NETSALES
18
On a par with, in terms of tidiness : ASNEAT
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What to do if you want to win bar trivia? : GETSMARTFRIENDS
21
Cause of swollen feet and ankles : EDEMA
22
:-O !! : OMG
23
Depleted : USEDUP
27
Habitually : OFTEN
32
Iowa State city : AMES
35
"Olé!" cousin : RAH
36
Flasher at a rock concert : STROBE
37
Medical professional with a passion for pep rallies? : DOCTORWHOCHEERS
40
Golden rule word : OTHERS
41
Flagship sch. with famed serpentine garden walls : UVA
42
Those, in Quito : ESOS
43
Electrical problem : SHORT
44
"Scandal" creator Rhimes : SHONDA
46
Confucian scholar Chu ___ : HSI
48
Community spirit : ETHOS
52
Predictable result of a choir's Barry White singing contest? : THESOPRANOSLOST
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Compound like NaCl or HCl : HALIDE
60
Cause of just deserts : BADKARMA
61
Fortune 500 company that started out selling books : AMAZON
62
Commencement week tradition at many colleges : CLASSDAY
63
"My turn now" : IMNEXT
64
For example : SAY
65
Striped blue balls : TENS
Down
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Actor's asset : RANGE
2
Snorty ride : STEED
3
Sporty ride, informally : VETTE
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Measure up : PASSMUSTER
5
___ monster : GILA
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The boss of : OVER
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Alternative to "Yours truly" : BEST
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Insincere charm : SMARM
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Moor's foe in the early eighth century : VISIGOTH
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Suffix similar to -ess : ENNE
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Property interest : LIEN
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Pride : lion :: knot : ___ : TOAD
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Specialist M.D.s : ENTS
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Teachers of the dharma : LAMAS
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Dandy : FOP
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Goes wrong : ERRS
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Crow relative : DAW
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"Yup" : UHHUH
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Final words of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech : FREEATLAST
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Tips for a shoeshiner : TOES
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River through Spain : EBRO
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Playable kid in the Super Smash Bros. games : NESS
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Bustles : ADOS
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Bulb circler : MOTH
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Resound : ECHO
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Checkers do it : SCAN
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Keenly observant : ORTHODOX
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Ab ___ (from the beginning) : OVO
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British title : SIR
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Things many people work on all day long : DESKS
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Depleted : SPENT
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Marauding group : HORDE
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Ottoman Empire founder : OSMAN
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Corset bones and collar stiffeners : STAYS
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Popular takeout option : THAI
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Mia who appeared on a Wheaties box in 1999 : HAMM
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Style : ELAN
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Order specification : SIZE
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Intro-level info : ABCS
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"The Lion King" queen : NALA
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Jazz vocalist Anita : ODAY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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