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New York Times, Monday, July 8, 2024

Author:
Daniel Bodily and Andrea Carla Michaels
Editor:
Joel Fagliano
Blog:
Busiest time to travel
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Andrea Carla Michaels

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Bodily. This is puzzle # 86 for Ms. Michaels. Monday freshness: 14%
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Daniel Bodily: I sat on this idea for a while, wondering if it needed some kind of Thursday-level trickery. After all, shouldn't a ... read more
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© 2024, The New York Times7/8/24 ( No. 27,271 )
Across
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Surveys of public opinion : POLLS
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Comedian Poundstone : PAULA
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"Eureka!" or "Ouch!" : CRY
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Farewell, in France : ADIEU
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"My guess is ..." : IDSAY
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Fishy topping : ROE
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Decorator's suggestion : COLORSCHEME
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Actress Thurman of "Pulp Fiction" : UMA
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"You'll never know until you ___!" : TRY
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Currency of Mexico : PESO
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More levelheaded : SANER
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Garment that usually clasps in the back : BRA
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Gathering for superhero fans : COMICCON
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Calf-length slacks : CAPRIS
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Capital city of Western Australia : PERTH
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Carpet calculations : AREAS
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Fishing rod attachment : REEL
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"___ Te Ching" : TAO
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Kickflip or heelflip, for example : SKATEBOARDTRICK
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Tongue-clicking sound : TSK
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Taj Mahal's city : AGRA
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Father of Bart, Lisa and Maggie : HOMER
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Say "cheese" for the 48-Across : SMILE
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Shutterbug's device : CAMERA
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Hazard near a hive : BEESTING
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Oomph : ZIP
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Pants that are often blue : JEANS
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Kind of exam that would be apt in dental school? : ORAL
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Nickname consisting of the 19th–21st letters of the alphabet : STU
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Surgery sites, for short : ORS
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"Boy, is that loud!" ... or a hint to the ends of 17-, 25-, 38- and 49-Across : WHATARACKET
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City that's home to Copacabana Beach, familiarly : RIO
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Tax cheat's dread : AUDIT
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Commotion : NOISE
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"Jeopardy!" host Jennings : KEN
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Takes five : RESTS
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No-nos : DONTS
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International treaty : PACT
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Skunk's defense : ODOR
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Flower in an Easter bouquet : LILY
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August baby, perhaps : LEO
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Word yelled in unison by party guests : SURPRISE
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Photos : PICS
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Created for a specific purpose, as a committee : ADHOC
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"Oh, what's the ___?" : USE
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Hasty escape : LAM
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"Yes, cap'n!" : AYESIR
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Do-or-die moment : CRUNCHTIME
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Titular Shakespearean teenager : ROMEO
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Hanker (for) : YEARN
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Blue expanses on maps : SEAS
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Do something : ACT
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Kid with an attitude : BRAT
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Puccini's "La Rondine" or "Turandot" : OPERA
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Fuse together : MELD
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Who's who in a movie : CAST
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Synagogue chests : ARKS
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Busiest time to travel : PEAKSEASON
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Actor Seth of "Superbad" : ROGEN
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Mr. Potato Head attachment : EAR
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Laptop brand : ACER
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Vegetable in Creole cuisine : OKRA
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"___ Ha'i" ("South Pacific" song) : BALI
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Where things can be bought with baht : THAILAND
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Easy victory : ROMP
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Yahoo competitor : MSN
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Fighting words : ITSWAR
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White House policy chief : CZAR
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One-named singer from Iceland : BJORK
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Almost too coincidental : EERIE
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"OK, understood" : GOTIT
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"Phooey!" : RATS
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Fuzzy part of a kiwi : SKIN
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Put through the paces : TEST
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Salt Lake City collegians : UTES
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Shade : HUE
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What cover the outfield walls of many baseball stadiums : ADS
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Dove's sound : COO

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