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New York Times, Monday, August 30, 2021

One who might have a contract with a sandal manufacturer

Author:
Brooke Husic
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Husic.
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© 2021, The New York Times8/30/21 ( No. 26,228 )
Across
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Mongolian desert : GOBI
5
Eggplant ___ (cheesy dish, informally) : PARM
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___ vera : ALOE
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Either separately ___ combination : ORIN
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Plagued : ATEAT
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Wander : ROAM
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Leave in a hurry : BOLT
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Doesn't have fortitude : LACKSHEART
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Winged cupids in art : AMORS
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Enter, as a foyer : STEPIN
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Home of the University of Kentucky : LEXINGTON
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Longtime name on "Wheel of Fortune" : VANNA
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"Why are you telling me this?" : DOICARE
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Fury : IRE
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Big part of a dachshund : EAR
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Coach Parseghian in Notre Dame history : ARA
34
The "A" of A-K-Q-J : ACE
35
Sorority's counterpart, informally : FRAT
36
Finishes eating ice cream or soup, say : LICKSTHESPOON
40
Word before language or temperature : BODY
41
One running for office, for short : POL
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"Xanadu" grp. : ELO
43
End of a shoe : TOE
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Means of communication in "A Quiet Place," in brief : ASL
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Voyage by boat : SEATRIP
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Escargot : SNAIL
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Rescuer for when you've lost your key : LOCKSMITH
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Jose ___ (tequila brand) : CUERVO
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Mix of coffee and chocolate : MOCHA
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Tiny neighbor of France : LUXEMBOURG
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Performs : DOES
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Buffalo's lake : ERIE
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Seats at a hoedown : BALES
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She: Fr. : ELLE
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Deliver a burn to : DISS
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"Wild" actress Laura : DERN
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Units in track or swimming : LAPS
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Develop a chrome dome : GOBALD
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Start of a Juliet soliloquy : OROMEO
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Mississippi city on the Gulf of Mexico : BILOXI
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Complexity : INTRICACY
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Friend : PAL
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Barely any, as food or drink : ATASTE
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Right-hand page of a book : RECTO
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Show friendliness, despite ill feeling : MAKENICE
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Setting for a rock concert : ARENA
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Hawaii's Mauna ___ : LOA
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Rower's implement : OAR
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CPR pro : EMT
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1/48 of a cup: Abbr. : TSP
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Where everything's abuzz? : HIVE
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Sarcastic criticism : SNARK
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Gets hold of : GRASPS
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Roman emperor who succeeded his adoptive father : NERO
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Tandoor bread : NAAN
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Grade school class with crayons : ART
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Hunt for again : RESEEK
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Calder Cup rink org. : AHL
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One who might have a contract with a sandal manufacturer : FOOTMODEL
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Bird on the Canadian dollar : LOON
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Something that might pop into your head : IDEA
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Opposite of a freeway : TOLLROAD
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Suffix with cyto- or proto- : PLASM
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First K-pop group to have a #1 Billboard hit : BTS
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Grad : ALUM
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Player making a basket or goal : SCORER
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Swiss cough drop brand : RICOLA
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Need after a computer crash, informally : ITHELP
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New moon, full moon and others : PHASES
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Some frozen drinks : ICEES
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Female flower part : OVULE
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Flow out : EBB
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Headed : LED
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New England state sch. : URI
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Letters between nus and omicrons : XIS
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Airer of "Family Feud" reruns : GSN

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

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