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New York Times, Friday, June 3, 2022

Jimi Hendrix vis-à-vis the Monkees, in 1967

Author:
Robyn Weintraub
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 41 for Ms. Weintraub. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
Robyn Weintraub notes:
I hope you enjoyed today's puzzle; it has a few fun facts (yes, Jimi Hendrix really did open for the Monkees!), a few misdirects, a ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Another beauty from Robyn — you bet I FANCY THAT! Not many constructors can work with 14 long slots (8+ letters) and convert them into ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times6/3/22 ( No. 26,505 )
Across
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Puzzle genre : LOGIC
6
Company with the motto "When you rise, we shine" : OTIS
10
Arcade game ender : TILT
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Jimi Hendrix vis-à-vis the Monkees, in 1967 : OPENINGACT
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Eastern leader : EMIR
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Supplied with dough, as a bakery : BANKROLLED
18
Giving chocolate to the dog, e.g. : NONO
19
"Woo-hoo!," in Oaxaca : OLE
20
Proceed during rush hour, say : CREEP
21
It's down in France : DUVET
22
Totals : SUMS
23
Graham of "Gilmore Girls" : LAUREN
25
Plant with oily seeds : CANOLA
28
Give and take : BARTER
29
African river with a notorious name : EBOLA
30
"Well, who'da thunk it!" : FANCYTHAT
33
Actor Burton : LEVAR
34
Hot flash? : IRE
35
One of three brothers in a Puzo best seller : FREDO
36
Employer of Kirk and Spock : STARFLEET
38
Like O negative vis-à-vis O positive : RARER
39
Hucksters have them : SPIELS
40
Dressed, so to speak : DECENT
41
Went up : SCALED
42
Magazine with the slogan "All you need to know about everything that matters," with "The" : WEEK
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The average American spends over four hours a day on it : PHONE
44
All 12 Disney princesses, e.g. : TEENS
46
Small-business partner, perhaps : MOM
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Clip : RATE
50
Period before a big deadline : CRUNCHTIME
52
It's not good : EVIL
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Buildings with many wings : BIRDHOUSES
54
Ingredients in mattar paneer : PEAS
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Place to park : SPOT
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Hoi polloi : PEONS
Down
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Endangered Western wolf : LOBO
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Olympic Australis is a noted one : OPAL
3
Tiny inheritance : GENE
4
It commonly comes in black and blue : INK
5
Trash can, jocularly : CIRCULARFILE
6
Looks like a jerk : OGLES
7
Chronicle : TALE
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Hoth, in "The Empire Strikes Back" : ICEPLANET
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Regular: Abbr. : STD
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Path at a university : TENURETRACK
11
Comment made while waving in a crowd : IMOVERHERE
12
Wrinkle-prone fabric : LINEN
13
Parade, with "out" : TROT
15
Designer Kamali who made Farrah Fawcett's iconic red swimsuit : NORMA
21
Non-taxing part of airline travel? : DUTYFREESHOP
22
They work using photovoltaic cells : SOLARPANELS
24
Bow : ARC
25
Images of Pluto, perhaps : CELS
26
Assist on the job : ABET
27
Part of Canada named for part of Europe : NOVASCOTIA
28
Shows : BARES
30
Reason some kids won't go to class : FIELDTRIP
31
Yemeni seaport : ADEN
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It may be part of a suit : TORT
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Abstract artist Krasner : LEE
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Actress who played Queens Elizabeth and Victoria in film : DENCH
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Take a plane to : SHAVE
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"Cheers" actor George : WENDT
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Gear up : PREP
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Dollar alternative : EURO
46
Paste in soup : MISO
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Dark clouds, e.g. : OMEN
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Private dining room : MESS
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"The Carol Burnett Show" network : CBS
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Day associated with Mars, in astrology: Abbr. : TUE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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