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New York Times, Thursday, September 1, 2022

Author:
John Wrenholt
Editor:
Will Shortz
Device that turns plastic into paper?
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John Wrenholt

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JVXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Wrenholt.
Jeff Chen notes:
NINETY-ONE … equals TWO TIMES / FIFTEEN, TRIPLED / PLUS ONE? Double-checking … (2 x 15) x 3 + 1 = 91. Yup, that works. The real ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times9/1/22 ( No. 26,595 )
Across
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Mitts : PAWS
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Short-term employment : GIG
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Edible part of a nut : MEAT
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With 68-Across, co-creator of the British parody band the Rutles : ERIC
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Land next to the Land of Nod : EDEN
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Super-super : ULTRA
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This puzzle's solution : NINETYONE
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Schnozzola : SNOUT
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Actress Mireille ___ of "Good Omens" : ENOS
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Cheats on : TWOTIMES
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What comes after love : FIFTEEN
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Terminate from an agency, in spy lingo : BURN
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___-foot (volume measure) : ACRE
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Claptrap : ROT
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Strip lights : NEONS
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Juicers use them : ROIDS
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Opera character whose first name is Floria : TOSCA
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Device that turns plastic into paper? : ATM
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Front or back : END
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Didn't quite make it home, say : TRIPLED
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The 2 in 1/2, e.g. : DAY
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Groove on : DIG
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Relationship with a statistics teacher? : RATIO
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Blading need : SKATE
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Relinquished : CEDED
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Biz bigwig, in brief : COO
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___-deucey (backgammon variety) : ACEY
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Check, with "in" : REIN
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Date for a party : PLUSONE
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Aid in some problem-solving : EQUATION
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"The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me" author, 1985 : DAHL
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Head-to-toe garment : BURKA
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"Figure it out!" … or how to arrive at this puzzle's solution, using the answers to italicized clues : DOTHEMATH
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Part of R.B.G. : BADER
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One branch of Islam : SHIA
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See 12-Across : IDLE
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Storm cloud? : DUST
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Go (for) : OPT
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Not G-rated, say : RACY
Down
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What may be filled with ink … or oink : PEN
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M.L.B. team that plays at Chase Field, in brief : ARI
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Vintage appliance? : WINEFRIDGE
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Like some love letters and candles : SCENTED
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Jumbo jet? : GEYSER
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Phrase with a hand raise : IDO
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Fellow : GENT
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Bibliophile's recommendations : MUSTREADS
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Current phenomenon : ELNINO
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High school model, maybe : ATOM
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"That's right" : TRUE
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Novice, informally : NEWB
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Symbols used for tagging : ATS
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Corn spot : TOE
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Someone might order cannabis by this : OUNCE
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Managed : FARED
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Widely recognized : ICONIC
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Playground cry : NOTIT
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It's up for debate : TOPIC
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Mocktail with a rhyming name : NADACOLADA
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___ Island : STATEN
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Work on the side of a building, perhaps : STREETART
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Sailing vessel : SLOOP
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"Poppycock!" : MYEYE
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Bicycle spokes, e.g. : RADII
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Disputed region between India and Pakistan : KASHMIR
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Ducks that don't lay eggs : DRAKES
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Trite : OLDHAT
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Indicators of acknowledgment : NODS
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Persian Gulf land: Abbr. : UAE
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Go back : EBB
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Certain leg muscle, familiarly : QUAD
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Origin of the words "khaki" and "pajama" : URDU
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N.Y.C. neighborhood bounded by the Bowery to the east : NOHO
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Help line? : TIP
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Special treatment, for short : TLC
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"Listen here!" : HEY

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

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