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New York Times, Thursday, August 27, 2020

Halima Aden became the first Sports Illustrated model to wear one in 2019

Author:
Nancy Stark and Will Nediger
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Stark
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1.77133
Will Nediger

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Stark. This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
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© 2020, The New York TimesNo. 0827 ( 25,860 )
Across
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Halima Aden became the first Sports Illustrated model to wear one in 2019 : HIJAB
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Luxuriate : BASK
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Animal tracker's clue : SCAT
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Romance, in one of the Romance languages : AMOUR
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Sch. with the song "Hail to the Hills of Westwood" : UCLA
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"Thirty days ___ September ..." : HATH
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Discussing : TALKINGABOUT
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Resounding comeback? : ECHO
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CPR pro : EMT
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Entry-level workers? : DOORMEN
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Nest egg source : HEN
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British nobility title : BARON
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Squeezing : EKING
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Drive : IMPEL
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Dubuque residents, e.g. : IOWANS
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Comportment : MIEN
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"Imagine that!" : WHADDAYAKNOW
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The Admiral Benbow in "Treasure Island," e.g. : INN
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"All will be well" : FEARNOT
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"Just like I told you!" : AHA
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Obstacle-based competition show, informally : NINJAWARRIOR
42
Reply to "Can this be true?" : ITIS
43
Term for a naval builder that looks like an aquatic insect : SEABEE
44
Like some medical tests, briefly : PREOP
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Drink once advertised as "Twice as much for a nickel" : PEPSI
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Generation ___ (cohort born in the early 2010s) : ALPHA
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Stat for a starter : ERA
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Staple breakfast in Scotland : OATMEAL
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Cream ___ : ALE
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Galileo's birthplace : PISA
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Windbag, as seen three times in this puzzle? : CHATTERBOX
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Strokes : PETS
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Painted Desert feature : MESA
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What usurers do : GOUGE
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Urgent order : ASAP
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The right way? : EAST
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Small particles : MOTES
Down
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Not at all fancy : HATE
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Certain religious leader : IMAM
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Unpleasant surprise : JOLT
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Cousin of a puffin : AUK
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Word with party or shower : BRIDAL
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Cause of dread : BUGABOO
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Something to squirrel away? : ACORN
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Dickensian setting : SLUM
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Writer DiCamillo with two Newbery Medals : KATE
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"Murder, ___ Wrote" : SHE
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Laugh uproariously : CACHINNATE
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U.S. city named for a European capital : ATHENSOHIO
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It doesn't cover much : THONG
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Word between here and there : NOR
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Just starting to learn : NEWAT
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Soul singer ___ E. King : BEN
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White-water rental : KAYAK
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"Fold" opposite : IMIN
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Show in parts : MINISERIES
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Food that's cut diagonally : PENNEPASTA
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Security fig. : IDNO
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Cause for nose-pinching : ODOR
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"Would that it ___" : WERE
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Main ingredient in the German stew hasenpfeffer : HARE
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Cable news host Melber : ARI
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Participant in a sting? : WASP
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One-named Italian male model : FABIO
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Scavengers on Luke Skywalker's home planet : JAWAS
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Plan with a "Simple" variety : IRA
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One of the four humors : PHLEGM
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"___ Pig" (children's TV show) : PEPPA
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Stockpile : AMASS
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Unleash upon : LETAT
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Overly rehearsed : PAT
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Top : ACME
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Fritz Lang collaborator ___ von Harbou : THEA
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Share a side : ABUT
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Elite seats : LOGE
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Members of a defunct union : EXES
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Reptile with a bad bite : ASP
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Joey who's friends with Owl : ROO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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