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New York Times, Thursday, June 9, 2022

Genderqueer identity

Author:
Dan Ziring
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 35 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ziring.
Dan Ziring notes:
I'm thrilled to be making my NYT crossword debut! This puzzle was inspired by the March 3rd, 2021 crossword as I started thinking of ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
SHORT FILM (title)S indeed! I've seen ET and UP, and I know of IT. A decade ago, Jill attempted to break me of my horror movie horror, ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times6/9/22 ( No. 26,511 )
Across
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Some sleeveless undergarments, informally : CAMIS
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It may result in damages : TORT
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Hip-hop subgenre in Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" : TRAP
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Creature whose saliva acts as a blood thinner : LEECH
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One side of a bet : OVER
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[giggle] : HEHE
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"Queen" of 40-Down : ARETHA
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CeeLo Green's "Forget You" and the Black Eyed Peas' "Don't Mess With My Heart" : RADIOEDITS
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Egg holder : SAC
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Shade : HUE
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Distribute, as pineapples? : DOLEOUT
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"Rugrats" dad : STU
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Scatter : STREW
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Irene of old Hollywood : DUNNE
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Trace : IOTA
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Sanctuary scrolls : TORAHS
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Place for a hammer and anvil : EAR
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Christmas display : CRECHE
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Wheelhouses : AREAS
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With 39-Across, some Sundance submissions … or a hint to four squares in this puzzle : SHORT
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See 37-Across : FILMS
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Comedian who said "Embrace who you are. Literally. Hug yourself," familiarly : ELLEN
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Popular urban hangouts : STOOPS
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Cold War inits. : KGB
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Sappho, for one : LYRIST
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Spiritual teacher : GURU
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Steamed : IRATE
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Best Actor winner for "Bohemian Rhapsody" : MALEK
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Grist for a mill : LOG
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Sisterly : SORORAL
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Journalist ___ B. Wells : IDA
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Underground N.Y.C. group : MTA
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Increasingly common weather event akin to a hurricane : SUPERSTORM
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One with Windows : PCUSER
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Come out of one's shell, say : MOLT
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Word after G : MAIL
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One-named former wrestler who twice won the W.W.E. Divas Championship : PAIGE
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"A Day Without Rain" singer : ENYA
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Genderqueer identity : ENBY
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Like a comet's path : ARCED
Down
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"Old Coke" vis-à-vis New Coke, in marketing : CLASSIC
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Faucet accessory : AERATOR
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Rom-com staples : MEETCUTES
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I, to Einstein : ICH
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Bygone rulers : SHAHS
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One wearing a traje de luces ("suit of light") in the ring : TORERO
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Eggs : OVA
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Star with low luminosity : REDDWARF
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The Minutemen, e.g. : TRIO
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What Britain left in 2020, in brief : THEEU
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Fixed up : REDONE
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Ingredient in sushi rolls and poke bowls : AHITUNA
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Bother persistently : PESTER
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Seasoned sailor : OLDSALT
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Ridiculous introduction? : UTTERLY
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___ Now (onetime political button) : ERA
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Place for icing : ACHE
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Did a job on : HEISTED
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Calls : HOLLERS
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Urban ill : SMOG
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Bank offering with a fixed payment schedule : TERMLOAN
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Otis Redding's genre : SOULMUSIC
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Actress Long : NIA
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Mentored one : PROTEGE
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Powdered, in a way : SUGARED
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Words on a candy heart : KISSME
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E-commerce site with a portmanteau name : GROUPON
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By a narrow margin : BARELY
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By a narrow margin : SLIMLY
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Mexican sandwich : TORTA
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Italian sportswear brand named after a Greek letter : KAPPA
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"Look ___!" : ATME
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Bone to pick at dinner, say : RIB
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Tesla, for one : CAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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