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New York Times, Saturday, June 25, 2022

Performer in both the Winter and Summer Olympics, in different sports

Author:
Adam Aaronson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Aaronson.
Adam Aaronson notes:
Happy to bring you another Saturday! This puzzle calls for a shoutout to my older sister Lindsey, who helped me brainstorm clues while ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
Jim here, sitting in for Jeff Chen who is performing in both the Winter and Summer Olympics, in different sports. This one is easy, ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times6/25/22 ( No. 26,527 )
Across
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Texter's preamble : IMHO
5
Branch of the U.S. military launched in 2019 : SPACEFORCE
15
Soft-soap : COAX
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Soap in Mexico : TELENOVELA
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Coveted object : ENVY
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Best Actor nominee for 2019's "Marriage Story" : ADAMDRIVER
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"A Dream Within a Dream" writer : POE
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Provider of a lift : CRANE
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___-purpose : DUAL
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King in "The Return of the King" : ARAGORN
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Rapper with the 1999 #1 album "I Am …" : NAS
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What investigators might do : PRY
28
Surname of a star-crossed lover : CAPULET
29
"What they said" : THAT
31
Slayed : KILLEDIT
33
Apple selection? : IMAC
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Stretches for a swimmer : LAPS
36
Camp sight : COT
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Squabble : SPAR
40
Singer/actress Carter : NELL
42
Talk, talk, talk : YAMMERON
45
Lectern locale : DAIS
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"Why, yes indeed!" : QUITESO
48
Where snorting isn't rude : STY
51
Supermodel Alek : WEK
52
Standing at home, say : UPTOBAT
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Course pro? : CHEF
55
What comes before a bet : ALEPH
57
Classic Vans sneaker model : ERA
58
"Oh, grow up" : REALMATURE
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Abandon ship : BAIL
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Comment from one who's moved on : IMSOOVERIT
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Brand name on Cakesters snack cakes : OREO
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They include satellite cities : METROAREAS
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Poke alternative, maybe : PSST
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Cold case? : ICEPACK
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Line at Disney World : MONORAIL
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Go in prepared : HAVEAPLAN
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Competitor of Stridex : OXY
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Like some book reviews : STARRED
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Like the grammar police : PEDANTIC
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"Succession" co-star Ruck : ALAN
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Place for a handprint, maybe : CEMENT
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Heel, e.g. : END
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Kind of loop in programming : FOR
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Pioneer of elegies : OVID
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Gun : REVUP
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Unblocked : CLEAR
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___ voting : EARLY
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In Germany it's "Krautsalat" : COLESLAW
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Chugged, with "down" : GULPED
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Source of protein in a poke bowl : AHI
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Pop singer who came out as nonbinary in 2019 : SAMSMITH
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Stick on, in a way : TAPETO
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Mess around (with) : TOY
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Playthings with "belly badges" : CAREBEARS
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Place where shells are put away? : TAQUERIA
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Chains of churches : ROSARIES
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Bit of mendacity : LIE
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Rowlf the Dog and Robin the Frog, for two : MUPPETS
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Few : NOTALOT
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Performer in both the Winter and Summer Olympics, in different sports : SKATER
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Certain curtain : SCRIM
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Party consideration : THEME
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Cause of an uprising? : YEAST
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Violeta o rosa : FLOR
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Draw : LURE
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Low call : MOO
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2020 thriller in which Jessica Chastain plays the title role : AVA
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Catchy song, in modern slang : BOP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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