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New York Times, Thursday, July 28, 2022

Author:
Bill Pipal and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
9-Across : Class now known as Family and Consumer Sciences, informally
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Pipal. This is puzzle # 134 for Mr. Chen.
Constructor notes:
BILL: Hello from my corner of the universe in Chicago! The gimmick for this puzzle landed in my brain after loving Caitlin Reid's ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Crosswords are usually built around a set of three to six long theme phrases, taking up a ton of the grid's real estate. Once you ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times7/28/22 ( No. 26,560 )
Across
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Like some face creams and serums, supposedly : ANTIAGING
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Cost for a commercial : ADRATE
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Class now known as Family and Consumer Sciences, informally : HOMEEC
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W.N.B.A. star Taurasi with five Olympic gold medals : DIANA
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"___ qué?" : POR
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Over : ABOVE
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Strip, as a ship : UNRIG
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Extravagantly emotional : RHAPSODIC
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Rouse to action : BESTIR
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Close behind, as a canine : TOHEEL
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N.L. West team, on scoreboards : ARI
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Dearest partner? : NEAREST
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Plant used to make mescal : AGAVE
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"Go ahead, try this!" : HAVEONE
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Pear cultivar : BOSC
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Rumble in the Jungle promoter : DONKING
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Gal in Hollywood : GADOT
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Tube rider, e.g. : BRIT
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Port of Alaska : SITKA
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Word with memory or bike : LANE
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Antilles resident : CARIB
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Finish off : DOIN
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Sign : OMEN
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1985 benefit concert watched by nearly two billion people : LIVEAID
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Fastidious roommate of classic TV : UNGER
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One way to administer a tranquilizer : DARTGUN
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To boot : ASWELL
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Electronics whiz : TECHIE
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Opposite of ruddy : SALLOW
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Engaged in some amorous behavior : CANOODLED
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Creator of Heffalumps and Woozles : MILNE
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Sing ___ : ALONG
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Swear words? : IDO
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It has options for "cc" and "bcc" : EMAIL
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Newsroom positions : DESKS
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With the circled letters, a hint to solving seven Across clues : CUT
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True-blue : LOYAL
Down
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Actress Uzo : ADUBA
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Montana, once : NINER
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Ankle bones : TARSI
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Still a contender : INIT
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Putting in an enclosure : CAGING
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Loan letters : APR
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"Why did I do that?!" : DOH
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Exhibit grandiloquence : ORATE
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Character that's popular on social media : HASHTAG
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Instrument with a bell : OBOE
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Most frequent number, in math : MODE
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"May the forces of ___ become confused on the way to your house": George Carlin : EVIL
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Partner of Parks : REC
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Ritzy : POSH
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Has a novel experience? : READS
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Sidestep : AVOID
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Lease : RENTOUT
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End of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," e.g. : ACTIV
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Courage under fire : VALOR
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Cheese wrapped in wax : EDAM
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Abstainer's amount : NONE
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Largest TV network in the world, by number of employees : BBC
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Word-of-mouth : ORAL
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Cortana : Microsoft :: ___ : Apple : SIRI
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Scraping (out) : EKING
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What you get when you put your hands together? : TEN
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Scottish noble in "Macbeth" : ANGUS
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Ones always taking cover? : BEDHOGS
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Military move : RAID
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Crown covering : ENAMEL
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One of many in Indiana Jones's possession : RELIC
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Quell, as concerns : ALLAY
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First name on the Supreme Court : SONIA
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"Just peachy" : SWELL
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Chaucer chapter : TALE
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Chimp who orbited Earth in 1961 : ENOS
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Go kaput, with "out" : CONK
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"The Beast" for the U.S. president, for one : LIMO
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No-goodnik : CAD
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See 63-Down : EDU
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With 62-Down, end of a college address : DOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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