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New York Times, Sunday, July 12, 2020

59-Down : Redundant name for a drink

Author:
Samuel A. Donaldson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Samuel A. Donaldson

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Donaldson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Will Shortz notes:
Sam Donaldson is a law professor at Georgia State University, teaching Contracts to first-year students and Wills, Trusts and Estates to upper-division ones. He is the author or co-author ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Can you imagine how much it would stink, being an employee at a bowling alley, being told to go CLEAN OUT THE GUTTERS? Both the inside and outside ones, seriously? Talk about doing double ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times7/12/20 ( No. 25,814 )
Across
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"The King of Latin Pop" : IGLESIAS
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"The Tale of ___ Puddle-Duck" (Beatrix Potter children's book) : JEMIMA
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Give an address : ORATE
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Onscreen twins, often : DUALROLE
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Ruler of the afterlife, in Egyptian mythology : OSIRIS
22
Benefit of some online purchases : NOTAX
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Chore for a censor? : TAKEOUTTHETRASH
25
LaBelle or LuPone : PATTI
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With, at a café : AVEC
27
The Cards, on scoreboards : ARI
28
Chore for a satellite TV technician? : DOTHEDISHES
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Wayne's sidekick in old "S.N.L." skits : GARTH
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What a digital subscription might end : ADS
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Current location : SEA
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Certify formally, with "to" : ATTEST
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Scientist who said "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious" : EINSTEIN
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Wet weather wear : PONCHO
42
Chore for a security guard? : SWEEPTHEFLOOR
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Notch-like : VSHAPED
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Wildcatter's target : OIL
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___ Na Na : SHA
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"Othello" setting : VENICE
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Like a list of lists of lists : META
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Kristen of "Bridesmaids" : WIIG
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___ Verde National Park : MESA
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Having zero talent for : POORAT
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Wisconsin senator Johnson : RON
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Person to look out for : NUMEROUNO
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Chore for a rower? : GOTOTHEBANK
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"Chandelier" singer, 2014 : SIA
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"Be honest!" : ADMITIT
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Hoppy medium? : ALE
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Chore for a knight? : SORTTHEMAIL
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Eats daintily : NIBBLESON
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Japanese vegetable : UDO
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Icy moon of Jupiter : EUROPA
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Author James : AGEE
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Air Force 1 maker : NIKE
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Calf-length skirt : MIDI
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Bakery enticements : AROMAS
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"Come to think of it ..." : SAY
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Proven postulate : LAW
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Zen principle : ONENESS
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Chore for a dog-walker? : PICKUPTHETOYS
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More watered down : WEAKER
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Statement before a demonstration : HERESHOW
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Children's author Richard : SCARRY
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Insurance giant : AIG
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It's spotted at the craps table : DIE
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Fool, in Canadian slang : HOSER
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Chore for an N.F.L. owner? : PAYTHEBILLS
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Pro at deductions : CPA
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Daughter of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise : SURI
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"The Princess Bride" character ___ Montoya : INIGO
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Chore for a bowling alley employee? : CLEANTHEGUTTERS
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Carrying a key? : TONAL
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Forthcoming : CANDID
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Goes wild : RUNSAMOK
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Horse ___ : SENSE
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Double-black diamond section of a ski mountain, with "the" : STEEPS
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With a firm grip : SECURELY
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Conference attendee's clip-on : IDTAG
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Tropical sorbet flavor : GUAVA
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Magic, once : LAKER
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The people's choice : ELECTEE
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B'way posting : SRO
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Kitty paper : IOU
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Utah resort town : ALTA
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Fixed charge : SETRATE
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Average guy : JOE
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Abbr. on a city limits sign : ESTD
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Certain Spanish Surrealist paintings : MIROS
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Ticked off : IRATE
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Cause of a small setback : MISHAP
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World's largest tennis stadium, familiarly : ASHE
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Hitting the right note : ONPITCH
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Common Christmas entree : ROASTHAM
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Where Groucho, Chico and Harpo spent a night : ATTHEOPERA
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Crispy cookie brand : TATES
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Live : EXIST
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Like most modern TVs, informally : HIDEF
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Judo levels : DANS
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Coxae, familiarly : HIPS
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Most common surname in Brazil : SILVA
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Math degree : NTH
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Former SeaWorld attraction : SHAMU
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San Francisco's ___ Valley : NOE
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Patent : OVERT
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Scattered about : SOWN
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Nintendo gaming console with a pileup of vowels : WIIU
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Tourney format, for short : ELIM
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Baked : ONPOT
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Potential result of social unrest : RIOTING
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___ mess (traditional English dessert) : ETON
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Cold and humid : DANK
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"Germ" that's passed from one child to another : COOTIE
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Heroic exploit : GEST
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Bewitch : ENAMOR
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Redundant name for a drink : SODAPOP
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Captain with a whalebone leg : AHAB
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Bad thing for a bluffer : TELL
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Ceremony : RITE
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Home to the landmark Koko Crater : OAHU
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Poet ___ Scott-Heron : GIL
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Served as : BEEN
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It's due south of Hollywood : MIAMI
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Shoving match, in a way : SUMO
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Thor's father : ODIN
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Motel 6 alternative : RODEWAYINN
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Strike : ERASE
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Tops : BESTS
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Isolated team of workers, in business-speak : SILO
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"I guess" : OKAY
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6:00 broadcast : NEWS
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Didn't just assume : ASKED
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Noble thing : INERTGAS
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German exclamation : ACH
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"That hits the spot" : AHH
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Michelle of "Crazy Rich Asians" : YEOH
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Helmet opening : EARHOLE
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Scottish terrier type : SKYE
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Actor Robert of "Spenser: For Hire" : URICH
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Eyes, informally : PEEPERS
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Like the rank of major general : TWOSTAR
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Lambaste : RAILAT
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Barbecue rods : SPITS
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Vessel whose name anagrams to where it might be used : CANOE
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Woods who voiced Cinderella : ILENE
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Open space in a forest : GLADE
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Snarky challenge : SUEME
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Swashbuckling Flynn : ERROL
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Like investing in a start-up : RISKY
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Loops in, in a way : BCCS
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Small cut : SNIP
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Bad fit : AGUE
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Six-pt. plays : TDS
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Chapel Hill sch. : UNC
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Houston sch. : TSU

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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