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New York Times, Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Roman philosopher who said "Life is never incomplete if it is an honorable one. At whatever point you leave life, if you leave it in the right way, it is whole"

Author:
Eric Bornstein
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Bornstein.
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© 2021, The New York Times8/31/21 ( No. 26,229 )
Across
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Metallic fasteners on envelopes : CLASPS
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"The Office" network : NBC
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Decorative container : VASE
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Repeated World Cup cry : OLEOLE
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Constitutional measure passed in '72 but never ratified : ERA
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Brother of Cain : ABEL
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Vestal virgin, e.g. : MAIDEN
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Good snack for a pilot? : WINGNUTS
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Ambient musician Brian : ENO
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Leans : TENDS
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Thin and graceful : LITHE
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Good snack for a gangster? : TOUGHCOOKIES
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Money to tide one over : LOAN
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"Act your age!" : BEHAVE
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Run up, as expenses : INCUR
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Elizabeth Warren, by birth : OKIE
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One-named singer with the 2014 #1 album "1000 Forms of Fear" : SIA
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Good snack for a flea market dealer? : BARGAININGCHIPS
43
When a plane is due in, in brief : ETA
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Horned farm animal : GOAT
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Like the comment "Oh no, you didn't!," say : SASSY
46
Caribbean island NE of Trinidad : TOBAGO
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At any point : EVER
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Good snack for an arsonist? : FIRECRACKERS
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Wryly humorous : DROLL
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Fancy car maneuver that might leave skid marks : DONUT
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Dye holder : VAT
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Good snack for an optometrist? : EYECANDY
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Sexual appetite : LIBIDO
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Second-largest Hawaiian island : MAUI
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Not feel so good : AIL
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Keep musical time, in a way : TOETAP
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Data : INFO
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"You there!" : HEY
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Mocking smiles : SNEERS
Down
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Competitor of Ajax and Bon Ami : COMET
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Grassy South American plain : LLANO
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Linguistic quintet : AEIOU
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Turf : SOD
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Overabundance : PLETHORA
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Roman philosopher who said "Life is never incomplete if it is an honorable one. At whatever point you leave life, if you leave it in the right way, it is whole" : SENECA
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A cut above? : NEWDO
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Cold and enlivening, as a wind : BRISK
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Pink-slip : CAN
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Go poof! : VANISH
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Border : ABUT
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Brother of Cain : SETH
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"What ___ is new?" : ELSE
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Fox series about musical high schoolers : GLEE
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"Wrong! All wrong!" : NONONO
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Sound of drinking : GLUG
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"___ to differ!" : IBEG
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Yard sale caveat : ASIS
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Bigwigs : VIPS
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Rated 1 out of 4 stars, as a sudoku : EASY
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"Yeah, right!" : IBET
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Grp. with peacekeeping operations : NATO
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Constant complainer : CRAB
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Sportage maker : KIA
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Summer helper, say : INTERN
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Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
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Delivery option : CSECTION
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Quaint "Listen!" : HARK
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U.S.'s largest alliance of trade unions : AFLCIO
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___ monster : GILA
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Big safes : VAULTS
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Murphy of "Dreamgirls" and "Trading Places" : EDDIE
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With false shyness : COYLY
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You'd probably R.S.V.P. to it online : EVITE
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Speeder catcher : RADAR
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Pulls over, as a speeder : STOPS
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Prefix with john or god : DEMI
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Actor Reynolds : RYAN
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Egg: Fr. : OEUF
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"I don't think so" : NAH
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Proverbial symbol of busyness : BEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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