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New York Times, Friday, August 13, 2021

Author:
John Guzzetta and Michael Hawkins
Editor:
Will Shortz
Blog:
Father of Hecate
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
4010/9/20123/9/20249
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15635119
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141.6222068%
John Guzzetta
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241/23/201410/30/20218
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1215186
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11.6314763%
Michael Hawkins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Spans: 2 Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Guzzetta. This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Hawkins. Friday freshness: 23%
Constructor notes:
JOHN: Normally, it would be a safe bet that two grid spanners are seed entries. But in this case, Michael started us off with the ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Beautiful NW seed corner. OH BOO HOO is so dramatic, and I love having to mentally add the ellipses to WAIT … WHAT? I've seen the ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times8/13/21 ( No. 26,211 )
Across
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Breakout performance : STARTURN
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Some diner orders : HASHES
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Mocking response to whining : OHBOOHOO
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Stick : ADHERE
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"Did you really just say that?" : WAITWHAT
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Midwest city that shares its name with a suburb of Phoenix : PEORIA
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One way to take a stand, ironically? : SITIN
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End up choosing : SETTLEON
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Close : SHUT
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Speeds : HIES
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Serves the purpose of : ACTSAS
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Brand with the flavors Grabbin' Grape and Blazin' Blueberry : HIC
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Active ingredient in marijuana, for short : THC
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They might claim that things are fixed : SORELOSERS
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Bay ___ (certain horse) : ROAN
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Bit of metal texturing : KNURL
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Follower of twenty- or thirty- : ODD
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Hint : TINGE
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Org. behind the Carl Sagan Center : SETI
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Hardly a cheapskate : BIGSPENDER
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Cardi B's "___ Bad" : SHE
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Choler : IRE
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Setting in Marvel Comics : ASGARD
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Wind with a three-octave range : OBOE
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Where majors have majors, in brief? : ROTC
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Track #1 on the Beatles compilation album "1" : LOVEMEDO
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That's a wrap! : SARAN
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Pioneering Ford auto : MODELA
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Ticket line? : ADMITONE
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Handsome guy : ADONIS
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When Harry first shared a ride with Sally, e.g. : MEETCUTE
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Father of Hecate : PERSES
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Person who is willfully alone? : SOLEHEIR
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Plants : SOWS
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Neighbor of a Malay : THAI
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___ much : ABIT
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Revolutionary inventions in the cooking world? : ROTISSERIEOVENS
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Campaign Q&A : TOWNHALL
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[Thinking ...] : UHH
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Put down, in a way : ROAST
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Put down, in a way : NOTE
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Study of touch, as with smartphone screens : HAPTICS
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Artist behind the best-selling album of the 21st century (30+ million units) : ADELE
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Close-to-the-ground sports feat : SHOESTRINGCATCH
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"My ___!" : HERO
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Pseudonymous children's author Hunter : ERIN
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With 55-Down, oceanographer's aid : SEA
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Even more, perhaps : THIRDS
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Camp show grp. : USO
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Bidding considerations : ASKS
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Traffic directors? : CONES
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It's "rarely pure and never simple," Oscar Wilde once wrote : TRUTH
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Target of some trimming : HEDGE
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Insight offerer : HONDA
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Baller, in old lingo : CAGER
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Do in the evening : SOIREE
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Lead-in to core or fest : NERD
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Bikini, e.g. : TESTSITE
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Natural material used for fuel : BIOMASS
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Kung ___ : PAO
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Refute : BELIE
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Title of hits by Garth Brooks and Lil Nas X : RODEO
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Rich source : LODE
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Something carbon monoxide lacks : ODOR
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Blocks : DAMS
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Philanderer : ROUE
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The "A" of A.D.L. : ANTI
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"I ___ saw true beauty till this night": Romeo : NEER
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See 14-Down : MAP
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Brooks of "Spaceballs" : MEL

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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