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New York Times, Friday, July 29, 2022

Dishes served in the final scene of "Titus Andronicus"

Author:
Robyn Weintraub
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQUXZ} This is puzzle # 42 for Ms. Weintraub.
Robyn Weintraub notes:
Hi solvers, IT'S ME AGAIN. I hope you enjoyed today's puzzle. My favorite clues I contributed are the ones for TOGA PARTIES (fun times ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
Attend the tale of Titus Andronicus. Jim here, sitting in for Jeff Chen who is unsuccessfully skipping stones. I'm excited (well, ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times7/29/22 ( No. 26,561 )
Across
1
Breakout company of the 1970s : ATARI
6
What 7-Down is pig Latin for : BEE
9
Unpopular worker : SCAB
13
What often has Fox, but not FX : BASICCABLE
16
Machete-like knife : BOLO
17
Comment upon calling back : ITSMEAGAIN
18
"Ma Belle ___" (1970 #5 hit) : AMIE
19
Pics on pecs, say : TATS
20
Rogers of old westerns : ROY
21
Employment history : CAREER
23
One of two : HALF
25
___ Hall, former "Today" host with a self-titled daytime talk show : TAMRON
26
"Well, my comment sure sounds dumb now ..." : ISPOKETOOSOON
30
Area around the mouth : DELTA
31
Blows wildly : RAGES
32
Tooth driller's deg. : DDS
35
God often represented as a beautiful winged youth : EROS
36
Falafel shop stock : PITAS
37
Prohibition of Leviticus 11 : PORK
38
Not forward : AFT
39
It looks better with curls : BICEP
40
"You must be dreaming" : NOWAY
41
Remark from one who gets a round : DRINKSAREONME
44
Judged to be : SEENAS
45
Retirement plan, informally : ROTH
46
Strip : DIVEST
47
World's busiest airport: Abbr. : ATL
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Sound of an unsuccessful attempt at stone skimming : PLOP
52
French liqueur flavoring : ANIS
53
Cry after pulling a prank : APRILFOOLS
56
Liquid weapon, or a solid one : MACE
57
Sole proprietors? : SHOESTORES
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Dishes served in the final scene of "Titus Andronicus" : PIES
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Cards, say : IDS
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Coffer, e.g. : CHEST
Down
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Some : ABIT
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"Cheerio!" : TATA
3
One who helps out briefly? : ASST
4
Acoustic flourishes during a comic's set : RIMSHOTS
5
Something can't be neat if you add this : ICE
6
Motley skill set : BAGOFTRICKS
7
Where a town in Wyoming was once sold (for $900,000) : EBAY
8
Man found within state lines? : ELI
9
Uno alternative : SBARRO
10
Daytime TV catchphrase : COMEONDOWN
11
Xenomorph, more familiarly : ALIEN
12
Dutch for "farmer" : BOER
14
Eric ___, author of "The Very Lonely Firefly" : CARLE
15
Wraps up : ENCASES
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First Hebrew prophet to have a biblical book named for him : AMOS
24
Lead-in to a street name, perhaps : AKA
25
Fun times between the sheets? : TOGAPARTIES
26
Impression : IDEA
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Feudal underling : SERF
28
Red herring, for one : PLOTDEVICE
29
Hall of fame collaborator? : OATES
33
1/8 oz. : DRAM
34
Isle along the Sound of Sleat : SKYE
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They're broken just for fun : PINATAS
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Dismiss : POOHPOOH
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Stack at a T.S.A. checkpoint : BINS
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Bun holder : NET
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Candy brand with autumn-colored packaging : REESES
43
Takes a turn, in a way : ROLLS
44
Land between the Gulfs of Aqaba and Suez : SINAI
46
Still not done in the dryer, say : DAMP
47
M.L.B. all-time leader in grand slams (25), informally : AROD
49
Legends : LORE
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Cries during a match : OLES
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Secret indication : PSST
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It's written as a vertical line bisecting a circle : PHI
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Org. with trust issues? : FTC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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