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New York Times, Monday, August 29, 2022

Author:
Chase Dittrich and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
Environment that reinforces one's biases
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Dittrich. This is puzzle # 136 for Mr. Chen.
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© 2022, The New York Times8/29/22 ( No. 26,592 )
Across
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Gadot of "Wonder Woman" : GAL
4
Annoying reflections while driving : GLARES
10
Nasty cut : GASH
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___ Max (popular streaming service) : HBO
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Root vegetable that's red on the outside and white on the inside : RADISH
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Well-qualified : ABLE
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"Well, look at that!" : OHO
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Environment that reinforces one's biases : ECHOCHAMBER
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Seating that might be L-shaped : SOFA
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Young 'un : TOT
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Does some gardening work : WEEDS
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Major thoroughfare : TRAFFICARTERY
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Video camera button : REC
29
Bungee jumper's attachment : CORD
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Bread for a pastrami sandwich : RYE
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Skedaddle : SPLIT
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Excessively : TOO
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Joint ailment : GOUT
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With 41-Across, classic love song suggested by the ends to 18-, 24-, 50-, and 60-Across : PIECEOF
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See 38-Across : MYHEART
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Utah ski town : ALTA
44
Robotic villain in "2001: A Space Odyssey" : HAL
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Home to more than 350 million vegetarians : INDIA
47
"For sure" : YES
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Two-liter bottle contents, often : SODA
49
Wrath : IRE
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"Similarly …" : INTHESAMEVEIN
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Clarinetist Shaw : ARTIE
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Corp. money overseer : CFO
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Does some mental math : ADDS
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Precautionary device in a pneumatic machine : SAFETYVALVE
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Home project inits. : DIY
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Newspaper covering Congress, with "The" : HILL
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Filled French pastry : ECLAIR
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Positive or negative particle : ION
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Big name in ice cream : EDYS
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Inquiry for a lost package : TRACER
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And so on: Abbr. : ETC
Down
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Blinky, Pinky, Inky or Clyde, in Pac-Man : GHOST
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Hate, hate, hate : ABHOR
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Scrubber in the tub : LOOFA
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Test for some coll. seniors : GRE
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Obtained from milk : LACTIC
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For a single purpose, as a committee : ADHOC
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It's "read" to an unruly crowd : RIOTACT
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Top-left keyboard key : ESC
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"Quiet!" : SHH
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Esports competitor : GAMER
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Beatles album whose cover shows the band using a crosswalk : ABBEYROAD
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Snow day conveyance : SLED
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That woman's : HERS
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Wonderstruck : AWED
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Kilimanjaro is its highest point : AFRICA
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Big party : FETE
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Word after elbow, escape and emergency : ROOM
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Helen of ___ : TROY
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___ Gagarin, first person in space : YURI
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James who sang "Tell Mama" : ETTA
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Fix, as a pet : SPAY
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Heap : PILE
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Doesn't hold back one's emotions : LETSITFLY
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Swiss city that's home to the International Red Cross : GENEVA
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"Pick me! Pick me!" : OHOH
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Haircut common in the Marine Corps : FADE
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Put on the payroll : HIRE
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Famed Milan opera house : LASCALA
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"Leave in," to a copy editor : STET
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Video editing program from Apple : IMOVIE
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Nobelist Bohr : NIELS
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Company whose name gets quacked in ads : AFLAC
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Oscar winner Redmayne : EDDIE
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Moron : IDIOT
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"Bye Bye Bye" boy band : NSYNC
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___ Stadium, U.S. Open tennis locale : ASHE
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Apt rhyme for "invade" : RAID
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Until now : YET
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Once-popular device in a den, in brief : VCR
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Blunder : ERR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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