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New York Times, Thursday, July 15, 2021

Author:
Max Carpenter
Editor:
Will Shortz
Southern newspaper that William Faulkner once contributed to, with "The"
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 77, Blocks: 40 Spans: 1 Puzzle has duplicate clues This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Carpenter.
Max Carpenter notes:
This puzzle was simple and fun to make. I remember having the initial thought of doing a "YU" rebus as a spin on "Why you little!," then ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
WHY YOU LITTLE is a perfect rebus revealer. Not only is it a phrase evoking all sorts of vivid images (why is it that an adult choking a kid ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
Since Mr. Carpenter brought it up, here's the relevant excerpt from the XWord Info Word List FAQ: DO NOT DISTRIBUTE OUR WORD LISTS. The XWord ... read more
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YU
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YU
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M
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I
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M
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O
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P
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C
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C
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K
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B
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A
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C
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YU
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A
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F
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O
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L
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L
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H
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A
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N
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S
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L
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YU
K
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G
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O
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P
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O
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P
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L
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YU
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O
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W
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K
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N
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D
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C
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© 2021, The New York Times7/15/21 ( No. 26,182 )
Across
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"Delish!" : YUMYUM
5
"___ Sexy" (1991 dance hit) : IMTOO
10
Single at a bar, perhaps : TIP
13
Brown powder : COCOA
15
Brown powder : CAROB
16
Costa ___ : RICA
17
Popular pops : COKES
18
Point a finger at : BLAME
19
Fan fave : IDOL
20
Kennel sound : ARF
21
Southern newspaper that William Faulkner once contributed to, with "The" : TIMESPICAYUNE
24
Prefix with beat or futurism : AFRO
26
Toy dog from Tibet : LHASAAPSO
27
Sport with Native American origins : LACROSSE
30
Melodramatist : HAM
31
Kind of saxophone : ALTO
32
Rapper for whom Harvard's Hip-Hop Fellowship is named : NAS
34
Get cozy : NESTLE
39
Cultivars known for their yellow flesh : YUKONGOLDPOTATOES
43
"Excuse me" : PARDON
44
Do some patching, say : SEW
45
Book after Joel : AMOS
46
Compadre : PAL
48
Quantity that's tied to one's carbon footprint : ENERGYUSE
51
Second way of viewing things, figuratively : OTHERHAND
56
Appear : SEEM
57
What a solver might growl after catching on to this puzzle's theme? : WHYYOULITTLE
59
Genre for the Mighty Mighty Bosstones : SKA
62
Mine find : LODE
63
Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
64
Motorola smartphone : DROID
66
Flubs it : ERRS
67
Not using profanity, as a comedian : CLEAN
68
"___ is easily deceived, because it is quick to hope": Aristotle : YOUTH
69
Central concept of philosopher Zhuangzi's teachings : TAO
70
Repeatedly comments (on) : HARPS
71
The first one in The New York Times appeared in 1970 : OPED
Down
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Southwest desert plant : YUCCA
2
Dock : MOOR
3
Metric of grossness : YUCKFACTOR
4
Classic comedy figure who sported a bowl cut : MOE
5
Certain warhead transport, in brief : ICBM
6
Phoenix and Washington, e.g. : MALELEADS
7
Low culture, disparagingly : TRASH
8
Brass band sound : OOMPAH
9
Showily deferential : OBEISANT
10
Neaten : TIDYUP
11
Clickable things : ICONS
12
Prefix with -lithic : PALEO
14
Lone Star State athlete : ASTRO
16
Certifier of music sales, for short : RIAA
22
Apple devices run on it : IOS
23
"Along ___ spider ..." : CAMEA
25
Palm part : FROND
27
Easy two-pointer : LAYUP
28
___-Seltzer : ALKA
29
Not Ready for Prime Time Players show, for short : SNL
33
Where a zipper gets caught? : SPEEDTRAP
35
Put on : STAGE
36
Popular hot-and-sour Thai dish : TOMYUMSOUP
37
Some summer babies : LEOS
38
To be: Lat. : ESSE
40
Headgear for many an extreme athlete : GOPRO
41
Using intuition : ONAHUNCH
42
Have : OWN
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Syllables said with fingers in one's ears : LALALA
49
Night sch. class : ESL
50
Thin, as a voice : REEDY
51
Small screech, for example : OWLET
52
Actress Birch : THORA
53
Green power option, informally : HYDRO
54
A scallop has up to 200 of these : EYES
55
Not so cold : NICER
58
Second place at a math competition? : TENS
60
Symbol of highness : KITE
61
Focus problem, for short : ADHD
65
Joey of children's fiction : ROO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle.

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