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New York Times, Thursday, July 8, 2021

Creature whose eyesight has four to five times the acuity of humans

Author:
John Lampkin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Lampkin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
John Lampkin notes:
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John's comment about the AM/FM button amused me. I can imagine younger solvers coming to the end of their solve, wondering, what's ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times7/8/21 ( No. 26,175 )
Across
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Slip : BOOBOO
7
Sections of online dating profiles : BIOS
11
Baseball, e.g. : ORB
14
Wrap up : ENFOLD
15
"Hamilton" won one in 2015 : OBIE
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Very beginning? : VEE
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Fashionable : ALAMODE
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"Look what we have here!" : WELLWELL
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Some change : COINS
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Coffee liqueur originally from Jamaica : TIAMARIA
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Symbol of strength : OAK
23
St. ___, neighborhood in north London : ANNS
27
Creature whose eyesight has four to five times the acuity of humans : EAGLE
28
Nashville-to-Louisville dir. : NNE
29
Jules who lent his name to an article of attire : LEOTARD
31
Some women's donations : OVA
33
Standing : STATUS
34
Slipped : ERRED
36
Like tom yum soup : THAI
39
It can be two-way ... with a hint to four squares in this puzzle : RADIO
41
Puts on top of : ADDS
42
"Antiques Roadshow" determination : WORTH
44
It's always getting into hot water : TEABAG
46
Eroded, with "away" : ATE
47
Thor, for one : AVENGER
49
Dazzle : WOW
52
Funny Poundstone : PAULA
54
Libel or slander : TORT
55
"___ Father ..." : OUR
56
2001 Broadway hit with an exclamation mark in its name : MAMMAMIA
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Conductor Georg : SOLTI
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Frenzied : INAPANIC
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Something to meditate on : YOGAMAT
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Big speedway sponsor : STP
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"Buona ___" : SERA
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Intertwine : ENLACE
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Sound a biker doesn't want to hear : SSS
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Basket made from behind the arc : TREY
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Progressive people? : AGENTS
Down
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Guiding light : BEACON
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Like some museum exhibits : ONLOAN
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Not amplified, in a way : OFFMIKE
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Windfall : BOON
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One who has spent years at sea : OLDSALT
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Onetime record label with a poetic name : ODE
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Salaam, e.g. : BOW
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"Su-u-u-ure" : IBET
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More slick, in a way : OILIER
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Rich, but not born that way : SELFMADE
11
Oppressive boss : OVERLORD
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Feeling "Whew, that was close!" : RELIEVED
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Composer Bartók : BELA
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Wit : WAG
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"Warm" : NEAR
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Set down on paper, as music : NOTATE
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Beethoven, to Haydn : STUDENT
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Cheese that's often grated : ASIAGO
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Things that may be classified : ADS
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Collect dust : SIT
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Piano performance in an old music hall : RAG
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One of the "Big Four" domestic carriers, once : TWA
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Short shorts : HOTPANTS
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Town tour guides : AREAMAPS
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Upper: Ger. : OBER
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Certain flag position : HALFMAST
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Specialty of Franz Schubert : ARTSONG
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More egocentric : VAINER
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Figure in a horror film : WOLFMAN
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Best in a film audition, say : OUTACT
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Sets down on paper : WRITES
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Strike caller : UMP
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Not catch : MISS
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Ending with some large numbers : AIRE
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Look lecherously : OGLE
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Low island : CAY
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A word in passing? : YEA

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