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New York Times, Tuesday, August 24, 2021

*Iconic photograph taken by Voyager 1 at the request of Carl Sagan

Author:
Jessie Bullock and Ross Trudeau
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
212/14/20208/24/20212
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0110000
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.60000
Jessie Bullock
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
442/9/20179/15/202115
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761711300
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.62181
Ross Trudeau

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Bullock. This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Trudeau.
Constructor notes:
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© 2021, The New York Times8/24/21 ( No. 26,222 )
Across
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Bath powders : TALCS
6
Wry reply to "How'd you do that?" : MAGIC
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Mean marks, for short? : GPA
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Luminous : AGLOW
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Santa ___, Calif. : CLARA
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"That's gotta hurt!" : OOF
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*Miniaturized reference : POCKETATLAS
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Go (for) : OPT
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"Same here" : IDOTOO
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Pyramids typically have eight of them : EDGES
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___ review : PEER
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Tree with durable wood : REDELM
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Class for some immigrants, in brief : ESL
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Late-blooming flower : ASTER
31
"The Matrix" protagonist : NEO
32
With 39- and 44-Across, promise that Aladdin sings to Jasmine (and a hint to the answers to the starred clues) : ICANSHOW
35
Single-celled creature : AMOEBA
38
Went too long, as a sentence : RANON
39
See 32-Across : YOU
41
Prove useful : AVAIL
42
Heretofore : ERENOW
44
See 32-Across : THEWORLD
46
Info texted to an airport pickup driver : ETA
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Admission of defeat : ILOST
49
Gossip that gets "spilled" : TEA
50
Estimate from an insurance adjuster : DAMAGE
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"Zip your lip!" : HUSH
55
Features of some Norse funerals : PYRES
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Separate wheat from chaff : THRESH
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Here, in Paris : ICI
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*Iconic photograph taken by Voyager 1 at the request of Carl Sagan : PALEBLUEDOT
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Letter before upsilon : TAU
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Dish that may burn your mouth : CHILI
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Orchestra section : REEDS
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Deli fixture with a store of bread? : ATM
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Polite announcements of one's presence : AHEMS
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"The Devil Wears ___" : PRADA
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Dance genre : TAP
2
In the past : AGO
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Cousin of Inc. : LLC
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Newswoman Roberts : COKIE
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Greta Thunberg, by nationality : SWEDE
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Future doc's exam : MCAT
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Amy Winehouse, vocally : ALTO
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Coming out the ears, so to speak : GALORE
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Glass of "This American Life" : IRA
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Surveilled before a heist : CASED
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*Computer program that blurs out military installations : GOOGLEEARTH
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Vehicle with Vatican City registration plates : POPEMOBILE
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Periods just past noon, informally : AFTS
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It has its genesis in Genesis : TORAH
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Starting from the beginning : DENOVO
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*Facility where things are always looking up? : PLANETARIUM
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Period with start and end dates : ERA
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Land of Blarney : EIRE
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The Cowardly Lion, literally : SCAREDYCAT
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Kind of sauce that may come in packets : SOY
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58 minutes past the hour : TWOTO
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Brand X : NONAME
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___-cone : SNO
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Gaping mouth : MAW
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Alan of "The Aviator" : ALDA
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Verbal stumbles : UHS
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Locks that are picked : WIG
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"I Love Lucy" landlady : ETHEL
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Not disturb, as sleeping dogs : LETLIE
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Org. with a staff of veterinarians : ASPCA
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Take by force : USURP
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Like many a cliff or coincidence : SHEER
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Bread that can be split open to contain a filling : PITA
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Captain's place : HELM
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A grand slam nets four of these, for short : RBIS
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"I see now" : AHH
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Antinarcotic org. : DEA
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Peculiar : ODD
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A long line may be waiting for this, in brief : TSA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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