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New York Times, Monday, May 9, 2022

Author:
August Miller
Editor:
Will Shortz
Uncle "we don't talk about" in Disney's 2021 film "Encanto"
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August Miller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 41 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Miller. Monday freshness: 81%
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© 2022, The New York Times5/9/22 ( No. 26,480 )
Across
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Pace set by a metronome : TEMPO
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Ewe's mate : RAM
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Percolate : SEEP
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Measure of gold's purity, not its weight : KARAT
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Cause of a laugh : JOKE
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Bone parallel to the radius : ULNA
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Closing bit of music : OUTRO
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In memoriam piece : OBIT
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Doe or buck : DEER
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"Have another round - my treat!" : THISONESONME
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___-bitsy : ITSY
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Private eye, in old slang : TEC
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C-worthy : OKAY
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Gloating words of mock consolation : TOOBADFORYOU
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Wretched : AWFUL
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Amanda of "Sleeping With Other People" : PEET
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Texter's "Hold that thought" : BRB
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Revealed accidentally : LETSLIP
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Once-standard feature not found in most newer vehicles : ASHTRAY
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greenpeace.___ : ORG
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Trolley : TRAM
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Blow, as a volcano : ERUPT
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Invitation to a prospective waltz partner : SHALLWEDANCE
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Actress Rudolph of "Bridesmaids" : MAYA
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Feathery accessory : BOA
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Lays down turf : SODS
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Empower a successor, metaphorically : PASSTHETORCH
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"Dagnabbit!" : DRAT
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Decorated, as a cake : ICED
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In a good mood : HAPPY
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Rough patch in adolescence? : ACNE
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Rainy day hue : GRAY
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Full of fury : IRATE
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Bogus : SHAM
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Make music on a kazoo, say : HUM
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Sufi poet thought to have coined the adage found at the starts of 19-, 27-, 45- and 52-Across : ATTAR
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Boxing ring ruling, in brief : TKO
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___ de toilette : EAU
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Mohawked star of "The A-Team" : MRT
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Transport built for revelry : PARTYBUS
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Tweeter's "alternatively" : OTOH
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Title cyborg in a 1987 sci-fi flick : ROBOCOP
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Similar (to) : AKIN
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Distribute, with "out" : METE
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Puzzle with a 9 x 9 grid : SUDOKU
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Justice Kagan : ELENA
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Foe : ENEMY
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Peel ... or, phonetically, a fruit you might do this to : PARE
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___ K. of Kafka's "The Trial" : JOSEF
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"___ be a big help" : ITD
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Solaced : SOOTHED
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Author Calvino : ITALO
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The ___ of Babel : TOWER
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Sound heard twice in "George" : SOFTG
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Something special : ALLTHAT
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Stephen of "The Crying Game" : REA
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"You bet!" : YES
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Uncle "we don't talk about" in Disney's 2021 film "Encanto" : BRUNO
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Bygone music collection from Nas or Lil' Kim : RAPCD
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Computer memory units : BYTES
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Good name for a financial planner? : IRA
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Buddy : PAL
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Sculptures made of found objects and scraps : TRASHART
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The Reds or the Red Sox, for short : MLBTEAM
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The "S" in iOS : SYSTEM
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Folk icon Guthrie : WOODY
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Anatomical canal locale : EAR
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1963's ___ on Washington : MARCH
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Cat pose or downward dog : ASANA
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BlackBerrys and PalmPilots, for short : PDAS
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Low's opposite : HIGH
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Hosiery shade : ECRU
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___ Pet (onetime fad item) : CHIA
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Small butter unit : PAT
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School fund-raising grp. : PTA
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"Oh, quit ___ bellyachin'!" : YER

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