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New York Times, Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Author:
David Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 99 for Mr. Steinberg. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
David Steinberg notes:
I'm always trying to think of new themes involving grid art. When I came up with the idea of gender pronouns — a topic I feel is ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Did you notice the big slash in the middle of the puzzle? What a fantastic way to make PERSONAL / PRONOUNS shine! I love the topical ... read more
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© 2020, The New York TimesNo. 0901 ( 25,865 )
Across
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Cocktail with a rhyming name : MAITAI
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Saturated ___ : FAT
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Enemies of hobbits : ORCS
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"Whatever you say" : OKTHEN
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Hubbub : BROUHAHA
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Finally arrived : MADEIT
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Like the 52-Across featured in this puzzle : PERSONAL
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Sorrow : WOE
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Prussia's ___ von Bismarck : OTTO
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Maker of the Telluride S.U.V. : KIA
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Eponym of a certain tennis stadium in Queens : ARTHURASHE
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Group of bison : HERD
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Snack cake with a swirly filling : HOHO
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Life, in Rome : VITA
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Bottoms of dogs' feet : PADS
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___ Max (subscription service) : HBO
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Round Table figures : SIRS
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End of many an email address : COM
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"Nevertheless ...," informally : BUTHEY
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N.Y.C. opera house : THEMET
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How oysters are often served : RAW
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"Yes, ___!" : MAAM
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Part of Lincoln's cabin : LOG
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Buildup in a fish tank : SCUM
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One always getting asked questions : SIRI
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Car sticker abbr. : MSRP
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Post-workout feeling : ACHE
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Cats with long hair and blue eyes : HIMALAYANS
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___ for the course : PAR
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Emilia's husband in "Othello" : IAGO
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Hubbub : ADO
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Gender identifiers often separated by slashes : PRONOUNS
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Capital of Kansas : TOPEKA
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Something good for a sore throat : LEMONTEA
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Roughly three-sided beef cut : TRITIP
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Setting for a scene in the Sistine Chapel : EDEN
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Listing on mastheads: Abbr. : EDS
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Set up tents : ENCAMP
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Tattoo subject who might disapprove of tattoos : MOM
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Letters on a "Wanted" poster : AKA
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"___ be an honor" : ITD
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Roger Daltrey's band : THEWHO
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Language quintet : AEIOU
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Part of a late-night talk show : INTERVIEW
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Social media things that can be liked, informally : FBPOSTS
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"Respect" singer Franklin : ARETHA
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Rich cake : TORTE
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"Looky here!" : OHO
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In order of preference, perhaps : RANKED
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Musical ___ : CHAIRS
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Introductory course? : SALAD
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Grp. with airport lounges for troops : USO
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Utterance from a hot bath : AHH
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Eldest Stark son on "Game of Thrones" : ROBB
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You, a long time ago : THOU
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Letting in a breeze, say : AIRY
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Soccer great Mia : HAMM
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Haiku, for one : POEM
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Pillow cover : SHAM
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Hot hybrid drink : CHAILATTE
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50-50 guess on a test : TRUE
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Actress Reid of "Sharknado" : TARA
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Singer of "Into the Unknown" in "Frozen II" : ELSA
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Unable to decide : TORN
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Brunch cocktails : MIMOSAS
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It might tell you where to get off : GPS
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Yellow, so to speak : SCARED
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Shiny bumper material : CHROME
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Like some memorabilia that usually costs extra : SIGNED
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Shortsighted : MYOPIC
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iPhone maker : APPLE
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___ couture : HAUTE
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Embellish : ADORN
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Particle such as Au+ : ION
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Refusal in Rouen : NON
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Late guest's guess, for short : ETA
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A Kardashian : KIM
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Tinder or Instagram : APP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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