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New York Times, Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Author:
Bruce Haight
Editor:
Will Shortz
Fashionable, in France
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 71, Blocks: 41 Missing: {QX} Grid has mirror symmetry. This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Haight.
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© 2022, The New York Times8/9/22 ( No. 26,572 )
Across
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Put in stitches : SEW
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Medicinal liquid : TINCT
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Premium subscriptions often remove them : ADS
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___ Today : USA
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Stands the test of time : ENDURES
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Party bowlful : DIP
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Blemish : MAR
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One known for living large and getting stoned? : GOLIATH
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Monkey business? : ZOO
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Defeat by a show of hands, say : OUTVOTE
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Tony ___, tennis champ of the 1950s : TRABERT
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Espresso diluted with hot water : AMERICANO
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La ___ (neighborhood of San Diego) : JOLLA
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Sorta : ISH
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Works and works and works : TOILS
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1st-yr. law students : ONELS
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Forensic TV franchise : CSI
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"Catch my drift?" : YKNOW
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Carnival offerings : RIDES
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What "C" faucets are in Italy, confusingly : HOT
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High-calorie dessert : TORTE
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April Fools' exclamation : GOTYA
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Serviceable : OFUSE
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Fashionable, in France : ENVOGUE
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Issue for a punter or field goal kicker : LOWSNAP
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Own (up) : FESS
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Tolstoy's Karenina : ANNA
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Neighbors to keep up with : JONESES
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Polite assent : YESMAAM
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Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
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Classic underdog : DAVID
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Big Ten addition announced in 2022 : UCLA
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Facebook's parent company : META
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Lace work? : TYING
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Give off : EMIT
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Luxurious : POSH
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Missouri River tributary : OSAGE
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"Sure … why not!" : LETS
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Kind of wrestling : SUMO
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Twin in Genesis : ESAU
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Blemish, so to speak : WART
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Govt. security : TNOTE
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Wealthy nonworkers : IDLERICH
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Rapa ___ (Easter Island) : NUI
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Scrooge's clerk : CRATCHIT
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Four: Prefix : TETRA
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Tool that's a homophone of 9-Across : ADZE
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Big name in French fashion : DIOR
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Catch sight of : SPOT
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Flatters in order to boost self-esteem : EGOMASSAGES
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Hoovervilles during the Great Depression, e.g. : SHANTYTOWNS
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Biblical site for the battle depicted in this puzzle : VALLEYOFELAH
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Hebrew Bible text with the story depicted in this puzzle : BOOKOFSAMUEL
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"This ___ unfair!" : ISSO
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Argentine writer ___ Luis Borges : JORGE
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Guacamole ingredient : ONION
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Certain flat screen, in brief : LEDTV
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Ramp taken by a skier : INRUN
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Many, informally : LOTSA
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Win every game of a series : SWEEP
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Familiar with : USEDTO
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Makeup of Joan Didion's "Slouching Towards Bethlehem" : ESSAYS
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Wrong thing to say when you're actually lying? : LAYING
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Anxious : ONEDGE
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Van Halen song that starts "I get up, and nothin' gets me down" : JUMP
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Cookie in cookies 'n cream ice cream : OREO
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Washington M.L.B.ers : NATS
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Pinnacle : ACME
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Touched down : ALIT
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Yoga class accessories : MATS
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Routing word : VIA

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

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