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New York Times, Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Kind of headlight on older cars

Author:
Sam Buchbinder
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 79, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Buchbinder.
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© 2021, The New York Times7/20/21 ( No. 26,187 )
Across
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Part of a sandal : THONG
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Dampens : WETS
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Camera type, for short : SLR
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Canadian boor : HOSER
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Marisa of "My Cousin Vinny" : TOMEI
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Principle of Confucianism : TAO
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"I give up!" : UNCLE
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"Grrrr!" : IMMAD
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Rock music style : EMO
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Kind of headlight on older cars : SEALEDBEAM
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One way around Disneyland : TRAM
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Earn copious amounts of : RAKEIN
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Still-life vessels : EWERS
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___ Arbor, Mich. : ANN
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Observation deck feature not for the squeamish : GLASSFLOOR
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Almost unfathomably large number : GOOGOL
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Stay outdoors overnight with some of the comforts of home : GLAMP
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Brought to a close : ENDED
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City on the Rhône : LYON
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Bread producers? : ATMS
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One of the R's in R&R : REST
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Nincompoop : SIMP
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Pair of cymbals in a drum set : HIHAT
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Like a landscape after a volcanic eruption : ASHEN
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High-flying sharpshooter : AIRACE
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Stored deeply and securely : INTHEVAULT
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President pro ___ : TEM
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H.S. class for science whizzes : APBIO
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Leaves ... or cleaves : SPLITS
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Fellow : CHAP
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Chocolaty treats that you might "break me off a piece of" : KITKATBARS
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Jerry's partner in cartoondom : TOM
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One who says "You wish!"? : GENIE
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"The Jungle Book" bear : BALOO
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Off-roader, in brief : ATV
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___ Jackson, title character in Rick Riordan books : PERCY
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It's a long story : ILIAD
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Soak (up) : SOP
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Chimps and bonobos : APES
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Secluded valleys : GLENS
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So : THUS
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Perfect, as skills : HONE
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Leonardo DiCaprio received four of them before winning : OSCARNODS
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___ Larsen, Harlem Renaissance novelist : NELLA
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Uranus, but not Neptune : GREEKGOD
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Olympic sport whose all-around competition is composed of the last parts of 19-, 26-, 44- and 52-Across : WOMENSGYMNASTICS
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Actress Watson of the Harry Potter films : EMMA
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___ U.S.A. : TEAM
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Old-time comic Caesar : SID
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Something a couple of speakers can provide : STEREO
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Actress Hedy of old Hollywood : LAMARR
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Parts of accusations in Clue : ROOMS
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Shinbone : TIBIA
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Farmer's place? : DELL
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It loses to three of a kind : TWOPAIR
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Furniture wood : ELM
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Golden ___ : AGER
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Zero : NONE
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Hog food : SLOP
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Cheery sort? : FAN
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Be rewarded, as for waitressing : GETATIP
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Actor Schreiber : LIEV
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"Untrue!" : THATSALIE
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Defensive spray : MACE
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Academic acronym : STEM
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"That's all ___ wrote" : SHE
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Became a huge success : HITITBIG
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HBO competitor : SHO
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Penne ___ vodka : ALLA
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Bygone holder of Apple pics : IPHOTO
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LeBron James or Stephen Curry, once, in brief : NBAMVP
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Aid in scrolling to the top : UPKEY
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Play the role of : ACTAS
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Kids' batting game : TBALL
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Retain : KEEP
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Concerning : INRE
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Equine color : ROAN
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Lays the groundwork? : SODS
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4.0 is a good one : GPA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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