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New York Times, Friday, June 26, 2020

Author:
Robyn Weintraub
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robyn Weintraub

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 28 for Ms. Weintraub. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Robyn Weintraub notes:
Another puzzle from me already? It's only been two weeks since my last one. I cranked up production last year, so I have a bunch of ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Another lovely Weintraub product. A couple of great colloquial phrases in YOU'VE CHANGED and DON'T LOOK AT ME, and a bevy of colorful ... read more
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© 2020, The New York TimesNo. 0626 ( 25,798 )
Across
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Revlon subsidiary : ALMAY
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Accumulate, with "up" : PILE
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Return some calls? : ECHO
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They're full of endless drama : SOAPOPERAS
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Response to "Are we there yet?" : SOON
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Like some cleaners : ALLPURPOSE
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"Join us!" : COME
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Bucko : PAL
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Acclaim : VAUNT
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Low-lying areas : DALES
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Running mate in the 1996 presidential election : KEMP
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Visit : STOPBY
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Dishes usually served on cold plates : ASPICS
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One taking the high road? : STONER
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Place to sleep on the go : BERTH
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Unexpected delight : RARETREAT
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Big name in water filters : BRITA
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___ mission : ONA
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"Gigi" composer : LOEWE
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Hogwarts house whose emblem is, surprisingly, an eagle : RAVENCLAW
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Greek spirits : OUZOS
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Country whose currency is the kwanza : ANGOLA
40
Some TripAdvisor listings : MOTELS
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Who turned Medusa's hair to serpents, per Ovid : ATHENA
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Hawaiian raw fish dish : POKE
43
Hit below the belt : KNEED
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___ Davis Institute on Gender in Media : GEENA
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Ganders, e.g. : HES
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"Let ___" : ITBE
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Honored newlyweds, say : MADEATOAST
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Something not much worn in the summer : WOOL
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Furry little pest : FIELDMOUSE
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"Need You Tonight" band, 1987 : INXS
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Mother of Hamnet Shakespeare : ANNE
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Key for a high-pitched clarinet : EFLAT
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Rush order : ASAP
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Lover of Tony in a hit 1978 song : LOLA
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Sheltered walk : MALL
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What many use to solve the New York Times crossword : APP
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"I hardly recognize the person I see" : YOUVECHANGED
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Enliven : PEPUP
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One letting off steam : IRON
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Limit of one's patience : LASTSTRAW
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Ian's relative? : ESE
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Part of an exit strategy : ESCAPEROUTE
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Summer refresher : COOLBREEZE
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Comfortably inviting : HOMEY
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Lowest notes : ONES
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Strollers through Covent Garden : PRAMS
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"Not my problem" : DONTLOOKATME
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They can give you a bit of a lift : KITTENHEELS
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The hallux is the big one : TOE
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Ph.D., for one : ABBR
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Liquids in shots : SERA
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Luxury stadium seating : PRIVATEBOX
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Capital on the Arabian Peninsula : SANAA
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Board game bonus : ROLLAGAIN
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Unaccounted for : AWOL
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Hardy heroine : TESS
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Kind of artist who's not very good? : CON
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Indivisible entity : MONAD
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Dramatist Chekhov : ANTON
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"Get Out" director : PEELE
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Bird with nostrils at the tip of its beak : KIWI
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Garden with fruit trees : EDEN
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Booty : HAUL
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Pronoun for Florence in Venice, say : ESSA
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Decide to keep after all : STET
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Program that might request a portfolio, in brief : MFA
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[That is ... rough!] : OOF

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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