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New York Times, Saturday, May 28, 2022

It's often found on bow ties

Author:
Joseph Greenbaum
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Greenbaum.
Joseph Greenbaum notes:
Thrilled to be back in the NYT for another Saturday! This was my first attempt at a triple stack, and I am pretty thrilled with how it ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
Jim here, sitting in for Jeff who is rewinding his overdue Blockbuster tapes. ASAP at 1-Across is an "Order with four periods." ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times5/28/22 ( No. 26,499 )
Across
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Order with four periods : ASAP
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Relative of mustard : OCHRE
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Worked a reception, say, informally : DJED
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What might be followed in an investigation : PAPERTRAIL
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Kind of pants : YOGA
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It's often found on bow ties : PASTASAUCE
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Booted up, say? : SHOD
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Nickname in 1950s-'60s TV : BEAV
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Some members of a blended family : STEPSONS
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River of Hades : LETHE
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Back : HIND
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"___ America (And So Can You!)" (Stephen Colbert best seller) : IAM
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Name names : RAT
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Salon offering : WAX
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Tease, with "on" : RAG
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Flew private, for instance : TRAVELEDINSTYLE
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Is super-punctual : ARRIVESONTHEDOT
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Make no plans : LIVEINTHEMOMENT
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It traditionally starts with a strophe : ODE
40
Saucer contents, for short : ETS
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Terence ___, Fields Medal-winning mathematician : TAO
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Prefix with cortex : NEO
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Things sometimes named after scientists : LAWS
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Secret ___ : SANTA
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Loves, and then some : WORSHIPS
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Cusps : EVES
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Low joint : DIVE
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In a manner of speaking? : ORATORICAL
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Company that uses about 1% of the world's wood supply annually : IKEA
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It ends with a big splash : WATERSLIDE
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Distinguished fellows : SIRS
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Mortimer ___, famed ventriloquy dummy of old : SNERD
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Longevous : AGED
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Twitch, say : APP
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Onetime subsidiary of G.M. : SAAB
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Word that sounds like a plural of 1-Down : APSE
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Corolla part : PETAL
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Decisive periods, in brief : OTS
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Activities for dummies : CRASHTESTS
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High-end : HAUTE
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It may be served in a bed : RICE
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1980 black-and-white film that was nominated for Best Picture, with "The" : ELEPHANTMAN
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Maker of the Supersonic hair dryer : DYSON
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England's first poet laureate (1668) : JOHNDRYDEN
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They're big in Hollywood : EGOS
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TV's "American ___" : DAD
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Glowing things : RAVEREVIEWS
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Staples of old westerns : SIXSHOOTERS
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Gifts are displayed in these : TALENTSHOWS
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___ disco (European music genre) : ITALO
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Secret alternative : ARRID
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Look at with awe : MARVELOVER
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Port authority? : WINETASTER
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Uniquely : ALONE
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Reach : GETTO
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Focus of une biographie : VIE
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Oafish outburst : DOH
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Pro follower : TEM
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Spots : AREAS
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Avalanche : SPATE
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St. Teresa's birthplace : AVILA
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It means "be quick" in Hawaiian : WIKI
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Where zardozi embroidery is prevalent : IRAN
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Juul, e.g., informally : ECIG
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"Soldier of Love" singer, 2009 : SADE
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An opening to "closing" : DIS
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Chi-Town airport code : ORD
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Championed : LED

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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