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New York Times, Saturday, May 7, 2022

Nikkie ___, beauty vlogger with more than 13 million followers on YouTube

Author:
Rachel Fabi
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 41 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Fabi.
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© 2022, The New York Times5/7/22 ( No. 26,478 )
Across
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750-milliliter bottles : FIFTHS
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___ C. J. Walker, first American woman to become a self-made millionaire, per Guinness : MADAM
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Pretend : UNREAL
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Flowers known botanically as Leucanthemum vulgare : OXEYES
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Lady Gaga album named for her aunt : JOANNE
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Stops being stubborn : RELENTS
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"There's no accounting for taste" : ITTAKESALLSORTS
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Birthplace of Buddha : NEPAL
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More spacious : AIRIER
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Walks in the park : STROLLS
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Carries on : RAVES
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Up : RISEN
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Compliment to a chef : YUM
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Tartarus, by another name : HELL
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Prefix with night or day : MID
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Mimicked : DID
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Tepid assessment : MEH
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Actress whose nickname derives from her middle name, Stamatina : FEY
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Family prefix : STEP
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Make it, gamewise : TAG
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Eponym of a red-and-white heraldic rose : TUDOR
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Decorated athlete whose name could be parsed as "zero" + "loss" : NADAL
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Nikkie ___, beauty vlogger with more than 13 million followers on YouTube : DEJAGER
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"Way to go!" : BOOYAH
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Replenish : TOPUP
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Eliminate from contention : CROSSOFFTHELIST
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More affected : ARTSIER
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Outfit with flaps and snaps : ONESIE
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Pays in the Alps? : SUISSE
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Move around : ROTATE
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"The Divine Miss M" : BETTE
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Thought and thought and thought (about) : STEWED
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Challenging setting for the 2020 Olympics men's road cycling course : FUJI
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Playing past regulation, informally : INOT
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___ house : FRAT
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Letters : TENANTS
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Had a craving : HANKERED
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Take time to think about something : SLEEPONIT
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By ethical standards : MORALLY
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Cousin of a lutz : AXEL
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Reese in "Touched by an Angel" : DELLA
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Affirmative on the U.S.S. Enterprise : AYESIR
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State emblem of Israel : MENORAH
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Target : STRIVEFOR
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Member of the A.F.C. team with most division titles : STEELER
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___ y pimienta : SAL
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"4 real?!?" : SRSLY
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Lesser-used passages : SIDEDOORS
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Total : SUM
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British singer with the hits "How We Do (Party)" and "Your Song" : RITAORA
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They may be mixed : METAPHORS
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Network with Joy Reid's "The ReidOut" : MSNBC
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"I like telling ___ jokes. Sometimes he laughs!" : DAD
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French Calvinist : HUGUENOT
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Check attachment : PAYSTUB
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Escape : GETFREE
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Sap : DEPLETE
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Longhaired star of 1950s TV : LASSIE
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Quickly put down : JOT
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Give a lift : HOIST
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Suffix akin to "-o-rama" : FEST
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"You don't have to tell me!" : ISAW
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One of the few places where traffic is appreciated : SITE
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Ticked (off) : TEED

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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