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New York Times, Wednesday, July 20, 2022

"Sounds about right"

Author:
Josh Kindler
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Josh Kindler

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kindler.
Josh Kindler notes:
Hi everyone! I'm from Woodcliff Lake, NJ, and soon to begin my second year at the University of Chicago, where I study philosophy. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Boston, Mass, our fair city — the memories of Car Talk bring me such joy. Even decades later, I'm still MISSING THE MOCK that the ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times7/20/22 ( No. 26,552 )
Across
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Alternative to manicotti : ZITI
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Fountain offering : MALT
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Poem with about 16,000 lines : ILIAD
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U.S. ___ : OPEN
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Service with surge pricing : UBER
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There might be a good one on top of a mountain : VISTA
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Jokes at Massachusetts General Hospital? : DOCCOMEDY
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Grads, now : ALUMS
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Some natural fences : SHRUBS
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Doing some mess hall duty, in army lingo : ONKP
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Apt name for a financial planner? : IRA
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Sch. with the most Pac-12 football championships : USC
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___ jure (by the law itself: Lat.) : IPSO
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Late to a Harvard Lampoon meeting? : MISSINGTHEMOCK
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Hubs of activity : LOCI
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Catherine of "Home Alone" : OHARA
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___ story : SOB
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"Uncle" in chess : IRESIGN
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Part of a botanical garden : FERNERY
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X-ray alternative : MRI
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After-dinner drink : DECAF
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"Noted" : ISEE
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Invitation at Beantown fish markets? : PICKACODANYCOD
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Oracle : SEER
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Autobahn units: Abbr. : KMS
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Abu Dhabi's land: Abbr. : UAE
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Buffoon : BOZO
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Waves, perhaps : SAYSHI
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Certain Arabian Peninsula resident : OMANI
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Unexpectedly high interest rate for a borrower from a Boston bank? : LOANSHOCK
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Herky-jerky dance, with "the" : ROBOT
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Beyond great : EPIC
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___ O's (breakfast cereal) : OREO
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Chasm : ABYSS
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Bit of chicanery : WILE
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Some body art, informally : TATS
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General ___, "Superman" villain : ZOD
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Alibaba and Grubhub had them in 2014, for short : IPOS
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Big field for start-ups, informally : TECH
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Facing ruin, say : INCRISIS
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Center of Bollywood : MUMBAI
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You can get two for a sawbuck : ABES
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Spearheaded : LED
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Don't give up, say : TRY
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Nobelist Pavlov : IVAN
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Rapper with the double-platinum album "Hard Core" : LILKIM
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"Sounds about right" : ISUPPOSESO
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Convenience often promoted in store windows : ATM
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"___ Rheingold" (Wagner opera) : DAS
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"Animal Farm" pronoun : OURS
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Earthy tone : OCHRE
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[groan] : UGH
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Scottish island home to Fingal's Cave : STAFFA
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Got the point? : SCORED
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"Well, see you later then!" : OKBYE
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"Tuesdays With ___," Mitch Albom best seller : MORRIE
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1990 #1 rap hit that ends "too cold, too cold" : ICEICEBABY
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Corporal or sarge : NONCOM
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Body part that "pops" : EAR
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Hobbles : LIMPS
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___ Lupino, first woman to direct a classic noir film : IDA
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Commercial mascot whose name sounds like that of its company : GECKO
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Comment after a swish : NICESHOT
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Podcast interruptions : ADS
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King of the Titans, in Greek mythology : KRONOS
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Subtlety : NUANCE
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Cries of glee : YAYS
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Popular comic strip about a 17-year-old high school student : ZITS
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It's rigged! : SAIL
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What often includes a chairlift? : HORA
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"Law & Order: SVU" co-star : ICET
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British pop star Rita : ORA
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Soprano's group? : MOB
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___ Wallace, author of "Ben-Hur" : LEW
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Nail polish brand with the color "Espresso Your Inner Self" : OPI
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Wallops : KOS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle.

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