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New York Times, Friday, August 12, 2022

Author:
Trent H. Evans
Editor:
Will Shortz
"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" song
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 48 Missing: {JQZ} Puzzle has duplicate clues This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Evans.
Trent H. Evans notes:
It's been ten years since Wynton Marsalis was in a New York Times crossword. While playing in the jazz ensemble during my college days ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Been a while since we've had a themeless featuring symmetrical black square chunks in each of the four corners. I like the spherizing ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times8/12/22 ( No. 26,575 )
Across
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Summer program in Huntsville, Ala. : SPACECAMP
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Poor excuse for a student : THEDOGATEIT
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Making one's bed, taking a shower and solving a crossword, say : MORNINGRITUAL
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Bronze from a bottle : FAKETAN
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Common bug : FLU
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Fella : BUB
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Cut off : AXED
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Means of communication with Commissioner Gordon : BATPHONE
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___ blanc : VIN
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Position in an array, to a computer scientist : INDEX
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You might bend over backward for it : YOGA
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Gets the heck out of odgeday : AMSCRAYS
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Fictional weapon of the 23rd century : PHASER
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Give updates on in real time, perhaps : LIVETWEET
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Comfortable : ATEASE
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"Clearly, you'd like me to leave that topic alone" : IWONTASK
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Quick study? : CRAM
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Some frigid temps : TEENS
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The Bengals, on scoreboards : CIN
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Trumpeter Wynton : MARSALIS
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___ noire : BETE
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Outer: Prefix : ECT
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Study : DEN
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"Less is more," for one : PARADOX
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"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" song : THEDOCTORISIN
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Response to someone who got the answer instantly : YOUNAILEDIT
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SoulCycle offering : SPINCLASS
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Bit : SHRED
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Confined : PENT
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1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
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Part of New England: Abbr. : CONN
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___ salad : EGG
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Site that offers vehicle history reports : CARFAX
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Crooked : ATILT
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Got together : METUP
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More, on a score : PIU
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Mere placeholders : TOKENS
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Some unmentionables : TABOOS
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"Less is more," for one : MAXIM
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Quad-strengthening exercise move : LUNGE
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Kind of bean that can be used to make falafel : FAVA
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Camping danger : BEAR
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Friends 4ever : BESTIES
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Radisson competitor : HYATT
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Messenger for the gods in the "Iliad" : IRIS
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Basilica section : NAVE
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Curl Up and ___ (punnily named hair salon) : DYE
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Digger's harvest : CLAMS
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Drudge : PEON
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No cock-a-doodle-doo-ers : HENS
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Former employer of Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, for short : WWE
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Maker of a jet-propelled pogo stick : ACME
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Pamphlet : TRACT
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Like loam and humus : EARTHY
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Crushed a test : ACEDIT
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Suppress : SITON
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Building toy brand : KNEX
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Naval destroyer, in old slang : TINCAN
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Make sense : ADDUP
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Téa of CBS's "Madam Secretary" : LEONI
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Grounds : BASIS
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Election season news : POLL
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Grounds : AREA
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Purges : RIDS
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Brand of camera or lip balm : EOS
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Idiosyncrasy : TIC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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