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New York Times, Thursday, July 22, 2021

Home to Planck, Einstein and Heisenberg when they won their Nobel Prizes

Author:
John Guzzetta
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 75, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQV} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Guzzetta. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
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© 2021, The New York Times7/22/21 ( No. 26,189 )
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Bad singer? : RAT
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Start (with) : OPEN
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Thingy : WIDGET
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"I kissed thee ___ I kill'd thee": "Othello" : ERE
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T, as in tests : TRUE
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Cause to boil : ENRAGE
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Ones sporting man buns and ironic T-shirts, say : HIPSTERS
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Early 1900s kitchen appliance : ICEBOX
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Closest living relatives of whales : HIPPOPOTAMUSES
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Land of plenty? : ASIA
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Strikebreakers : SCABS
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It may get pushed back on the weekend : BEDTIME
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Aggressive campaign : CRUSADE
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Pelvic joints : COXAE
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Finely ground quartz : SILEX
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They enforce discipline among legislators : PARTYWHIPS
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Gusto : ZEST
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"Where'd you get that ___?" : IDEA
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Locations of some dives : SHIPWRECKS
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Like park ranger's pants, often : KHAKI
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___ Ziff, Marge's ex-boyfriend on "The Simpsons" : ARTIE
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Kind of gland : ADRENAL
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Three sheets to the wind : SMASHED
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Bob of "Full House" : SAGET
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Common bit of golf attire : POLO
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Inseparable ... or like three pairs of answers in this puzzle? : JOINEDATTHEHIP
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Quiet : DEADEN
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Little dipper? : PITACHIP
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Can't stand : DETEST
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Maker of Brownie Brick Road ice cream : EDYS
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4 x 4 : UTE
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Meetings for two : TRYSTS
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Muscle targeted by military presses, in brief : DELT
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Get back into shape : REHAB
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Come up : ARISE
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Lukewarm : TEPID
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___ the Autopilot, inflatable balloon character in "Airplane!" : OTTO
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Dicing onions, mincing garlic, etc. : PREP
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Symbol that Mac users get by pressing Option + Shift + 2 : EURO
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Contents of birdhouses : NESTS
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Home to Planck, Einstein and Heisenberg when they won their Nobel Prizes : WEIMAR
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Nightmare personified : INCUBUS
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Petite, for one : DRESSSIZE
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TV journalist Pressman with a Peabody and 11 Emmys : GABE
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Freudian topics : EGOS
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State since 1845: Abbr. : TEX
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Dust-up : SPAT
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Admits : ACCEPTS
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Noticeably unfriendly : ICY
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Does a groundskeeper's job : MOWS
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Exhibited relief, in a way : EXHALED
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Smart ___ : ALEC
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Dorm room feature : DESK
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Tel. number add-ons : EXTS
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It can be heavier in the summer : AIR
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Rodentlike relative of a rabbit : PIKA
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Condition that fidget tools can help with, for short : ADHD
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Bring up : REAR
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Not stay neutral : TAKESIDES
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Compete in a Summer Olympics event : SWIM
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Stephen of "The Crying Game" : REA
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Most asinine : INANEST
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Deal sealers : AGENTS
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Particular, for short : SPEC
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Run-of-the-mill : HOHUM
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Upper echelon : ELITE
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Took performance-enhancing drugs : DOPED
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Caught on audio : TAPED
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Taunt : JEER
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Like some high-fiber cereal : OATY
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Changing fortune, metaphorically : TIDE
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Texter's farewell : TTYL
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Biblical verb with "thou" : HAST
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E.P.A.-banned pesticide : DDT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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