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New York Times, Friday, August 14, 2020

His sister, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, was the first female president of the U.N. General Assembly

Author:
Nam Jin Yoon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Yoon.
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© 2020, The New York Times8/14/20 ( No. 25,847 )

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Across
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Noted work in which many different positions are discussed : KAMASUTRA
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Teen spirit, perhaps : ANGST
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Up to one's old tricks : ATITAGAIN
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You might sleep on it : SERTA
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Coffee order similar to a latte : FLATWHITE
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Title lyric before "ba-doop" in a 1993 Salt-N-Pepa hit : SHOOP
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Comic McKinnon : KATE
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Get ready to battle in court : LAWYERUP
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Cat pose and crane pose, e.g. : ASANAS
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Loses one's temper : ERUPTS
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Hit after hit for a rock band? : DRUMBEAT
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Spiritual force : CHI
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Parodies : LAMPOONS
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Other ___ : THAN
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Choices for Negroni cocktails : GINS
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Thelma and Louise, e.g. : DUO
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Fancy serving platter at a sushi restaurant : BOAT
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Mad : DAFT
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"Wheel of Fortune" spin on either side of "ONE MILLION" : BANKRUPT
40
Something to raise a glass for : ALE
41
Continues doggedly, with "on" : SOLDIERS
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Dominated : BOSSED
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Having one on the way, slangily : PREGGO
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Final act : SWANSONG
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French term of endearment that literally means "cabbage" : CHOU
53
Agenda for a vet visit, maybe : SHOTS
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Student financial aid option : PELLGRANT
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Chilling : EERIE
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Bombshell : EYEOPENER
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"Who ___ you?" : ASKED
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"Be polite!," in a way : DONTSTARE
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"A Hunger Artist" writer : KAFKA
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One for the road? : ATLAS
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Chicago Auto Show debut of 1989 : MIATA
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Emilia vis-à-vis Desdemona, in "Othello" : ATTENDANT
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Caught : SAW
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"Eww!" : UGH
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Be just behind : TAIL
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Former U.S. poet laureate Dove : RITA
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From scratch : ANEW
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Not just suggest : ASSERT
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His sister, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, was the first female president of the U.N. General Assembly : NEHRU
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Words with friends on one's phone, say : GROUPCHAT
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"Enough already!" : STOPTHAT
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Opposite of bottled : TAP
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Green lights in D.C. : YEAS
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Sets, as a security system : ARMS
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"Heyo" : SUP
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Do something wrong : SIN
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Kind of verb in grammar : MODAL
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Headed : BOUND
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Mushroom eaten in ramen : ENOKI
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It takes years and years to complete : LIFESWORK
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Upper-level security clearance status : TOPSECRET
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Some wet weather attire : GALOSHES
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One singer of "Dear Theodosia" in "Hamilton" : BURR
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Cream quantity : DAB
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Some might be sculpted, informally : BODS
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Serve as an agent (for) : REP
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Picked up : SENSED
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"Gymnopédies" composer : SATIE
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Modern-day home of the Ashanti empire : GHANA
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Toast, with "a" : GONER
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Bizarre : OUTRE
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___ page : OPED
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"So Sick" hitmaker of 2006 : NEYO
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___ Oaks, neighborhood in eastern Queens : GLEN
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Word before god or devil : SEA
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Fate : LOT
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Alternative to a 2-Down, today : GPS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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