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New York Times, Friday, August 27, 2021

Stuck-up couples at weddings?

Author:
Robyn Weintraub
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 37 for Ms. Weintraub. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
Jeff Chen notes:
Another delightful puzzle from one of my favorite themeless constructors. There's so much emotion tied up in OH, IS THAT SO?, ranging ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times8/27/21 ( No. 26,225 )
Across
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What takes a licking and keeps on sticking? : STAMP
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Bars that close : CODA
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Sandpaper specification : GRIT
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Choreographer who posthumously received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014 : AILEY
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Scores : ATON
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Greek goddess who could turn water into wine : OENO
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Stargazer's need : CLEARSKIES
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Chef Lewis who wrote "The Taste of Country Cooking" : EDNA
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Hookups for a camera? : SEXTAPES
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Over the hill, with "up" : WASHED
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Something you might flip over : MAT
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Rock on the edge : TEETER
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What can follow "+/-" : MARGINOFERROR
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Not just in one's head : ALOUD
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You might get a date from it : PALM
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Objects of stargazers' gazes : ORBS
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"So," in Italian : COSI
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Shopping ___ : SPREE
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Mandate : FIAT
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Follow : HEED
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Unit of measure in a tongue twister : PECK
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Product whose name comes from the French for "without caffeine" : SANKA
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"As long as we're on the subject ..." : BEFOREIFORGET
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"Daniel in the Lions' Den" painter, 1615 : RUBENS
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A new beginning? : NEO
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Fundamental particles : BOSONS
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Sings to the rafters : BELTSOUT
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Preface to sharing one's P.O.V. : IMHO
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"Hmm ... really?" : OHISTHATSO
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Vegetable related to garlic : LEEK
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Bread whose name derives from the Sanskrit for "bread" : ROTI
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Chemistry lab compound : ESTER
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Certain tax write-off : LOSS
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San Francisco-based candy brand : SEES
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Missing funds : SHORT
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Ink containers : SACS
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Mahjong piece : TILE
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Middle child on ABC's "Modern Family" : ALEX
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Supermarket section : MEAT
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The only remaining wonder of the ancient world, for one : PYRAMID
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Stuck-up couples at weddings? : CAKETOPPERS
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Company that makes moving walkways : OTIS
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First word in a classic song from "The Sound of Music" : DOE
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"Hey, I'm talking to you!" : ANSWERME
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Crosses a line : GOESTOOFAR
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Don't be misled by this : REDHERRING
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Kind of circle : INNER
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Resident of Nintendo's Mushroom Kingdom : TOAD
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Run from here to there? : SPAN
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___ Lingus : AER
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Brain power : TELEKINESIS
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It's calculated relative to the speed of sound : MACH
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Ingredient in the skin-care aisle : ALOE
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View from the Oval Office : ROSEBUSHES
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Tourists' reading : GUIDEBOOKS
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Ludicrous display : FARCE
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Make a turnover, say : BAKE
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Turnovers, e.g. : STAT
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Logos on Little League uniforms : SPONSORS
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Applies a salve to : SOOTHES
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Swamp : FEN
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Bowler material : FELT
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"Oh, I am fortune's fool!" speaker : ROMEO
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Send an invoice : BILL
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Take the bait : BITE
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Bit of ceremonial attire : SASH
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Name that has left/right symmetry : OTTO
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___ ID : USER
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Civil offense : TORT
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Tool that makes the sound "scr-r-ritch, scratch, scratch, scritch" in "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" : HOE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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