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New York Times, Tuesday, August 17, 2021

___ Zor-El (Supergirl's real name)

Author:
Ruth Bloomfield Margolin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ruth B. Margolin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Ms. Margolin.
Ruth B. Margolin notes:
Each winter, in the depths of January, my family attempts to gather for Fondue Night. First, we dip all manner of vegetables along ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Neat that all four dipped things cross the substance they dip into. That hadn't occurred to me during my solve, so I highlighted the ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times8/17/21 ( No. 26,215 )

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Across
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Anger : IRE
4
Theda of silent films : BARA
8
"Three ___!" (1986 western comedy) : AMIGOS
14
Parts of clown costumes : REDNOSES
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Raiser of alarm in a coal mine : CANARY
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You might dip a 15-Down in this before writing something : INDIAINK
18
Small part in a superhero film? : ANTMAN
19
Wild guess : STAB
20
Baseball's Slammin' Sammy : SOSA
22
Take care of, as a task : SEETO
23
Gaping mouth : MAW
24
Ruined, as a martini, per 007 : STIRRED
26
You might dip a 25-Down in this to test the water : SWIMMINGPOOL
31
Had words (with) : ARGUED
32
Performs, as a historical event : REENACTS
36
Things set on windowsills to cool : PIES
37
Forbid : BAN
38
___ Zor-El (Supergirl's real name) : KARA
39
Candy ___ (hospital volunteers) : STRIPERS
42
Shakespeare's fairy king : OBERON
44
You might dip 37-Down in this at a dinner party : CHEESEFONDUE
46
Sweet Italian wine : MARSALA
49
LAX's counterpart in northern California : SFO
50
Thrill : ELATE
51
One getting suckered : DUPE
53
Japanese speaker brand : AIWA
57
Luxury watch brand : MOVADO
59
You might dip a 55-Down in this to make a candle : PARAFFIN
61
Short-story writer famous for twist endings : OHENRY
62
Basic pizza serving : ONESLICE
63
Strappy footwear : SANDAL
64
Zippo : NADA
65
B'way buy : TKT
Down
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Tall purple flower : IRIS
2
Flat fee? : RENT
3
Classic Icelandic saga : EDDA
4
Showy bit of neckwear : BOA
5
"To repeat myself ..." : ASISAID
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Fame : RENOWN
7
Inquires : ASKS
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Landmark health legislation of 2010, for short : ACA
9
Many a home with a circular driveway : MANSION
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Swiss tourist destination : INTERLAKEN
11
Xbox expert, say : GAMER
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Speak grandly : ORATE
13
Church council : SYNOD
15
See 17-Across : NIB
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Western resort town on the Roaring Fork River : ASPEN
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Married mlle. : MME
25
See 26-Across : TOE
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Drains : SAPS
27
___ large : WRIT
28
Robert ___, longtime Disney C.E.O. : IGER
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Score keeper? : MUSICSTAND
30
Blades that don't cut ... but that are themselves cut : GRASS
33
King or queen : CARD
34
Pants, in slang : TROU
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Levelheaded : SANE
37
See 44-Across : BREAD
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Wife of Theseus : PHAEDRA
41
Fish that's poisonous unless cooked : EEL
42
Made a bid of : OFFERED
43
"That's not fair!" : BOO
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Neighbor of Francia : ESPANA
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Office notes : MEMOS
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Hi, in HI : ALOHA
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Bird that "quoth" in a Poe poem : RAVEN
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Atop : UPON
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Inits. in a 1955 union merger : AFL
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"___ walks like a duck ..." : IFIT
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See 59-Across : WICK
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Working without ___ : ANET
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Popeye's Olive : OYL
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Simile's center : ASA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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