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New York Times, Saturday, July 25, 2020

Retailer that hired its first openly transgender model in 2019

Author:
Royce Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Royce Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 8, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Ferguson.
Royce Ferguson notes:
On the first iteration of this puzzle I received feedback that the editorial team liked the top half, but not the bottom. Sadly, this ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Triple-stacks! In our usual weekly shelter-in-place call, Jim Horne and I noted that it's been a while since we've seen grid-spanning ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times7/25/20 ( No. 25,827 )

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Across
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Retailer that hired its first openly transgender model in 2019 : VICTORIASSECRET
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From day one : ALLALONGTHELINE
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Props at the Oscars : SEALEDENVELOPES
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Nose-dive : TANK
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Top of a face : XII
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"You can't make me!," e.g. : SASS
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Certain Indian wedding garb : SARI
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Puff, perhaps : TOKE
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Image on the back of a $50 bill : CAPITOL
30
Boundaryless : UNEDGED
34
Kind of shoe that shouldn't be worn in a factory : OPENTOE
35
Aqua : SEABLUE
36
___ Mountains, range in Russia and Mongolia : ALTAI
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Certain upholstery fabric : TOILE
38
Simple cable binder : TIEWRAP
41
Was on eggshells? : BROODED
43
Cry upon spotting a new package delivery : ITSHERE
44
Pigs, jocularly : OINKERS
45
One of many writings by Theocritus : IDYL
46
Artist once called "The President Maker" : NAST
47
Parent company of Zipcar : AVIS
50
Computer addresses, for short : IPS
52
Bounce off the walls : ECHO
56
Trifecta : WINPLACEANDSHOW
61
Like opportunities that might be hard to decline : ONCEINALIFETIME
62
Know for the future : LEARNONESLESSON
Down
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Oceanic : VAST
2
Intestinal neighbors of jejuna and ceca : ILEA
3
What a coat of arms might represent : CLAN
4
Doesn't project one's voice, say : TALKSINAWHISPER
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It's a big whoop : OLE
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Bit of lakeside equipment : ROD
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Like the Dalai Lama since 1959 : INEXILE
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Hindu god of fire : AGNI
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One of the Fourteen Holy Helpers in Roman Catholicism : STVITUS
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Pronoun with a slash in it : SHE
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Main ingredient in unadon : EEL
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Things for which you must memorize information : CLOSEDBOOKTESTS
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"Live With Kelly and Ryan" co-host : RIPA
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Spanish letters with (or without) tildes : ENES
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Julia Roberts's character in the "Ocean's" films : TESS
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Opposite of naked : ATTIRED
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Down Under critter : ROO
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Whole : ONE
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Hollywood's Diane, Buster and Michael : KEATONS
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Animal with a long snout and striped tail : COATI
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H.S. English course, for short : APLIT
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For whose sake? : PETES
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Smooth move : GLIDE
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Introducer of the math symbol "e" : EULER
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Exploits : DEEDS
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Ending with legend or second : ARY
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Prominent feature of Louisiana's state flag : PELICAN
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Some small Asian exports : BONSAIS
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Coastal waterway : RIA
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Completely missing, informally : AWOL
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Tree hugger, as it were : VINE
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Speakers of Quechua : INCA
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Three-time World Cup champion : PELE
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XXX : CHIS
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Part of who you are? : HOMO
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Good name for a debtor? : OWEN
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The "L" in the Broadway monogram "L.M.M." : LIN
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Spanish 101 word with a tilde : ANO
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Its members have plenty of down time: Abbr. : NFL
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Ruby ___ : DEE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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