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New York Times, Thursday, August 25, 2022

Author:
Olivia Mitra Framke and Andrea Carla Michaels
Editor:
Will Shortz
Prefix with particle
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
114/23/20178/25/20221
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4150100
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21.584
Olivia Mitra Framke
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
796/12/20009/19/202248
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757102300
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241.636
Andrea Carla Michaels

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Framke. This is puzzle # 78 for Ms. Michaels.
Constructor notes:
OLIVIA: It has been such a pleasure to work with Andrea on my first ever NYT collab! When I started in the biz, Andrea provided me ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
If VERMONTANA is half as eye-popping as a VERMONSTER sundae, I'd gladly search for Green Mountain Treasure! I treasured learning why ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times8/25/22 ( No. 26,588 )
Across
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Prefix with particle : ANTI
5
Assess, with "up" : SIZE
9
Lustful : RANDY
14
Device for Arachne, in Greek myth : LOOM
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Corporation that acquired the Gateway computer hardware company in 2007 : ACER
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Antipasto bit : OLIVE
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Smooth, in a way : SAND
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Disruptive moviegoers, perhaps : LATECOMERS
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Buckeye-Hawkeye-Yellowhammer : OHIOWALABAMA
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Espouse : WED
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Spec for computer cables : USB
24
Part of some Arabic names : ABU
27
Pine Tree-Cornhusker-Sunflower : MAINEBRASKANSAS
33
Windy City airport code : ORD
34
Mold for a castle, maybe : PAIL
35
Buddhist scripture : SUTRA
36
There's one every second : TICK
38
Hammock composition, perhaps : ROPES
41
Sweetheart : BEAU
42
"To repeat …" : ISAID
44
Stat on a baseball card : HITS
46
Some colas : RCS
47
Green Mountain-Treasure-Last Frontier : VERMONTANALASKA
51
Put the kibosh on : END
52
"Well, I'll be!" : GEE
53
Do crew : ROW
54
U.S. geographical grouping … or a hint to 20-, 27- and 47-Across : TRISTATEAREA
60
Cocktail made with gin, soda, lemon juice and sugar : TOMCOLLINS
63
Easy victory : ROMP
64
Covid test components : SWABS
65
Patsy Cline, for one : ALTO
66
Feature of many a beehive : DOME
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How ham might be served : ONRYE
68
Spotted : SEEN
69
Infernal river : STYX
Down
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As well : ALSO
2
Rider of the lost ark? : NOAH
3
Nobelist Morrison : TONI
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"Sounds like a plan!" : IMDOWN
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Place to pick some vegetables? : SALADBAR
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Suffix with period : ICAL
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Greek letter (but not the last one) : ZETA
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Deity born from Chaos : EREBUS
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What cats ride around on in some internet videos : ROOMBAS
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___ mater : ALMA
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Never: Ger. : NIE
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Smart TV feature : DVR
13
"Excellent!" : YES
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Wine container in a Poe title : CASK
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Tear a lot : WEEP
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Butterfly-attracting flowers : ASTERS
25
Presidential first name : BARACK
26
Chant for the Dream Team : USAUSA
27
Whodunit plot element : MOTIVE
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Like a phoenix from the ashes : ARISEN
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Item checked by a bouncer : IDCARD
30
Home to Maracanã Stadium : RIO
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Greek letter (definitely not the last one) : ALPHA
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Well-used pencil, say : NUB
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"Sex and the City" actress Cattrall : KIM
39
Aachen article : EIN
40
Begins : STARTSON
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Flower with a canine-sounding name : DOGROSE
45
Fruity liqueur base : SLOE
48
Astrophysicist ___ deGrasse Tyson : NEIL
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Units of magnetic flux density : TESLAS
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Oscar and Edgar : AWARDS
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Dairy Queen competitor : TCBY
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Tessellation piece : TILE
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A couple of chips, perhaps : ANTE
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Turnip or beet : ROOT
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Primetime ___ : EMMY
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Ne plus ultra : APEX
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General name on a menu : TSO
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Have free and clear : OWN
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Scratch : MAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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