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New York Times, Saturday, July 23, 2022

Opposite of cut

Author:
John Lieb
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Lieb.
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© 2022, The New York Times7/23/22 ( No. 26,555 )
Across
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"Braveheart" villain : EDWARDI
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Shoddy treatment : RAWDEAL
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Monodon monoceros, more familiarly : NARWHAL
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Qatar, e.g. : EMIRATE
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"Eh? Eh?" : AMIRITE
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Defense secretary under Obama : PANETTA
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Día después de hoy : MANANA
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Utah home of Weber State University : OGDEN
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Shell game? : EGGTOSS
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___ es Salaam : DAR
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Ending with love or tap : INS
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Bottom of the barrel : LEES
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Marion ___, Best Actress winner for "La Vie en Rose" : COTILLARD
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20th-century map inits. : SSR
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First person to fly solo around the world (1933) : WILEYPOST
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Gesture signifying perfection : CHEFSKISS
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Part of a plan? : PHONELINE
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Tip of a writing implement : NIB
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Circuit building block : LOGICGATE
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Cash crop of South America : COCA
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Use curlers on, say : SET
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Match : SEE
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Like many a chute in Chutes and Ladders : SSHAPED
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Poorly suited : UNFIT
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Some grilled meat dishes : KABOBS
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Ground : GNASHED
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___ Command (classic arcade game) : MISSILE
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Small plane for short flights : AIRTAXI
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Entourage : RETINUE
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Things sometimes lost in sofa cushions : REMOTES
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Brought (out) : TROTTED
Down
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Smooth veneers : ENAMELS
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Award in a lawsuit : DAMAGES
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Metaphor for a difficult ordeal : WRINGER
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"Oh, darn!" : AWRATS
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Animal whose name means, literally, "nose" : RHINO
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Field of informatics : DATASCIENCE
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___ du Diable (notorious French penal colony) : ILE
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Status, informally : REP
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Org. with a snake in its logo : AMA
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No matter what : WINORLOSE
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Remnant : DREG
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Suffer abject humiliation : EATDIRT
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Opposite of cut : ATTEND
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Has a list : LEANS
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Method of music education : SOLFEGE
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Aids in making craft projects, in brief : DIYKITS
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Super-G competitor : ALPINESKIER
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A.C. : ___ :: D.C. : Edison : TESLA
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Doofus : ASS
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Question asked when going through an old family photo album, perhaps : WHOISTHAT
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Abbr. on a receipt : CHG
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Joint venture? : POTFARM
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What a circular argument has : NOPOINT
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Color of a glacier : ICEBLUE
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Person who's corrupt by nature : BADSEED
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Detective ___ Briscoe of "Law & Order" : LENNIE
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Pays a fare to get there, say : CABSIT
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Atkins diet no-no : SUGAR
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Must : HASTO
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Relationship phrase : ISTO
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Program file suffix : EXE
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Lead-in to course : DIS
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1980s TV celeb with a role in "Rocky III" : MRT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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