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New York Times, Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Legendary Himalayan humanoid

Author:
Jared Goudsmit
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jared Goudsmit

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Goudsmit.
Jared Goudsmit notes:
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© 2022, The New York Times6/29/22 ( No. 26,531 )
Across
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Cardamom-infused tea : CHAI
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Not give up, say : FIGHT
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Pronoun before "it may concern" : WHOM
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Partner of raised : BORN
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China's Zhou ___ : ENLAI
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Place that generates buzz : HIVE
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Ate and ran, say : GRABBEDABITE
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Almost closed : AJAR
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___ on actual events : BASED
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Fit to live in : INHABITABLE
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"The Goldfinch" writer Donna : TARTT
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Some E.R. cases : ODS
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Make a scapegoat of : BLAME
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Kigali resident : RWANDAN
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Title of respect : SRI
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Unclear mental state : HAZE
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Throw with force : HEAVE
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Legendary Himalayan humanoid : ABOMINABLESNOWMAN
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Capacious : ROOMY
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Not falling for : ONTO
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Play for a sucker : USE
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Place to pitch a product : ADSPACE
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Entice : TEMPT
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Amber quaff : ALE
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Catherine of "Beetlejuice" : OHARA
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The magic word? : ABRACADABRA
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Japanese automaker : ISUZU
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Jabba the ___ ("Star Wars" meanie) : HUTT
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Core exercises … or a hint to eight squares in this puzzle : ABCRUNCHES
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Relative of a cor anglais : OBOE
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Consumes, in a way : READS
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Sharer's word : OURS
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Tear to bits : REND
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Food service giant : SYSCO
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Norse god of thunder : THOR
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N.Y.C. venue for the Ramones and the Cramps : CBGB
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Sesenta minutos : HORA
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Certain horses : ARABS
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Still being debugged : INBETA
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Gave sustenance : FED
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"Not right this second" : INABIT
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Flicker of light : GLINT
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"Thirty days ___ September …" : HATH
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Finish gift-wrapping, say : TIEABOW
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"How've you been?" : WHATSNEW
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Muslim headscarf : HIJAB
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The earth's path around the sun, e.g. : OVAL
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Little more than : MERE
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Neighbor of Montana : IDAHO
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Fix up again, as a house : REHAB
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Hen's hatchlings : BROOD
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V.I.P. conveyances : LIMOS
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Staff break? : REST
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Block, as a stream : DAMUP
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"Stop!," at sea : AVAST
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State bird of Hawaii : NENE
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Hummus brand : SABRA
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Prickly plant with healing qualities : ALOE
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___ garden : ZEN
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Affected : IMPACTED
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Spiral-horned antelope : NYALA
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The "N" of N.B. : NOTA
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Aromatic evergreens : CEDARS
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Dublin's land, to poets : ERIN
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Poppin' Fresh or Tony the Tiger : MASCOT
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Arctic predators : ORCAS
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Cool head? : HARDC
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Dislike with a passion : ABHOR
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Cartoonist Goldberg who drew contraptions like the "Self-Operating Napkin" : RUBE
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Gobs : ATON
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Friar's home : ABBEY
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"Think again!" : UHUH
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Bit of binary code : ZERO
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Geographical inits. until 1991 : USSR
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Troop troupe, for short : USO

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