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New York Times, Friday, July 16, 2021

14-Across : Band featured in Disney World's Rock 'n' Roller Coaster

Author:
Sophia Maymudes and Kyra Wilson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {KQWX} This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Maymudes. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Wilson.
Constructor notes:
SOPHIA: While bored in an online class last spring, I texted Kyra to ask for a good themeless seed entry. She suggested 33-Down, and ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
This is such a useful themeless layout, allowing for a balance of decent solving grid flow, and potential sectioning for constructors. ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times7/16/21 ( No. 26,183 )
Across
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Cases of false incrimination : FRAMEUPS
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Groom : PRIMP
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Band featured in Disney World's Rock 'n' Roller Coaster : AEROSMITH
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Bumper adornment : DECAL
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Last of the Ptolemys : CLEOPATRA
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Train through eight states : ACELA
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Thin in tone : TINNY
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Supporting : FOR
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"Alas ..." : SADLY
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Ford vehicle, familiarly : INDY
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Black Sea resort town : YALTA
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Splitting of hairs? : PART
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Word with over 400 definitions in the O.E.D. : SET
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Sweat ___ : BULLETS
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When doubled, a 2010s hip-hop fad : NAE
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Draws : PULLS
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Bites, in a sense : REACTS
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Gaffer's supply : ZIPTIES
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Most sacred : HOLIEST
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Low draw : ONEALL
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Scholarly work : PAPER
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O'er and o'er : OFT
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Big name in pizza rolls : TOTINOS
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Cardinal pts.? : TDS
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Thick manes : MOPS
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Certain gown wearers : GRADS
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River past Louisville : OHIO
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Rolls, e.g. : BREAD
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Partner of all : ANY
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Heard, but not seen : AURAL
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Last of the Greeks : OMEGA
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She's the responsible one in the group, colloquially : MOMFRIEND
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Whiz : MAVEN
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Not the glamorous sort : PLAINJANE
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Sanctify : BLESS
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Animal in the suborder Vermilingua ("worm tongue") : ANTEATER
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"Truth be told ..." : FACTIS
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Fix, as a winter coat : RELINE
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Hannah who wrote "The Human Condition" : ARENDT
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Distracted, as with romantic feelings : MOONY
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Best Driver, for one : ESPY
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Hidden dangers : PITFALLS
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Perambulates : STROLLS
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Palms, e.g., for short : PDAS
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Run through : RECAP
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Winter Olympics pairs event : ICEDANCE
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1995 cult classic directed by Kevin Smith : MALLRATS
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Try out before release, as a game : PLAYTEST
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Short-story writer Bret : HARTE
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Holiday hearth feature : YULELOG
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One of the Fates : ATROPOS
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Muscly : BUILT
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Tennis great Monica : SELES
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Home-school link, for short : PTA
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Word with hot or fresh : AIR
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Make an unwanted appearance in a video call : ZOOMBOMB
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Not requiring a suit, say : INFORMAL
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Loud chewing, for many : PETPEEVE
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Mr. Fixit : HANDYMAN
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Roll player : PIANOLA
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March : TRAMP
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"If you don't tell them, I will," e.g. : THREAT
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Senator Feinstein of California : DIANNE
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Do some bonding : SOLDER
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Wise guys : SAGES
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Spirited message board? : OUIJA
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Dojo levels : DANS
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"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
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Muscly, say : FIT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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