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New York Times, Saturday, September 10, 2022

Author:
Kameron Austin Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
When one might start to make a scene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQ} Puzzle has duplicate clues This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Collins.
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Jim here, sitting in for Jeff Chen, who is co-hosting the 1970s program "People Are Talking." Kameron Austin Collins aims for ... read more
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© 2022, The New York Times9/10/22 ( No. 26,604 )
Across
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Now or never : ADVERB
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Does like : MIMICS
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One of many for Penelope in the "Odyssey" : SUITOR
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Crammed : BONEDUP
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One of five official languages of Ethiopia : SOMALI
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"Now wait one dang second ..." : LOOKHERE
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Jukebox crooner with the 1965 hit "1-2-3" : LENBARRY
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Absolutely loved, with "up" : ATE
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Calendar abbr. : MAR
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Sports event that notably declines to drug-test its participants : XGAMES
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Covered : CLAD
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Qualified "yes" : IMAY
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Home by : INAT
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Shield for Zeus : AEGIS
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Bottommost check box, perhaps : NONE
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Tea brand with Wild Sweet Orange and Refresh Mint flavors : TAZO
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Bad thing to draw when you're taking a test : BLANK
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Yank slightly : TUGON
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Acquire : NET
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Blues singer ___ Monica Parker : SISTA
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Espresso foam : CREMA
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Primo : ACES
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Settled (on) : ALIT
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Co-host of the 1970s program "People Are Talking" : OPRAH
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"What's the ___?" : PLAN
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Inherited, with "into" : CAME
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Smooth, in a way : IRON
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Be relevant to : BEARON
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___ Studi, first Native American man to receive an Oscar (2019) : WES
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Calendar abbr. : NOV
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Writer's block? : PRESSBOX
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They're not usually offered : SPECIALS
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Like idols : ADORED
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Taken care of business? : ERRANDS
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High-end : LUXURY
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Lineup at a charging station : TESLAS
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In descending order: Mount Everest, K2, Kangchenjunga, ___ : LHOTSE
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Something you might haul : ASS
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Lead-in to decimal : DUO
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Brio : VIM
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Among others : ETAL
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Big sponsor of golf, sailing, tennis, motorsport and equestrian events : ROLEX
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"You're on!" : BRINGIT
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Makes fast : MOORS
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Jet : INKY
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Comme ci, comme ça : MEH
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PV = nRT : IDEALGASLAW
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When one might start to make a scene : CURTAINTIME
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Sporting blades : SPEEDSKATES
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Interest not at all : BORETOTEARS
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Recommended labor practice : LAMAZECLASS
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Yellow slippers? : BANANAPEELS
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Case made for significant change? : MINTCOINSET
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Self-esteem, from the French : AMOURPROPRE
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Vehicle models Velar and Evoque, e.g. : RANGEROVERS
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Cause of some belly-aching : CELIAC
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Attendant in a noble household : YEOMAN
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Midsection, in brief : ABS
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"Pass" : NAH
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Hostess offering : SNOBALL
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Carpentry supply : BRADS
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"Oh, you think?!" : NODUH
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Tropical fruta : PINA
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Affectionate sign-off : XOXO
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Home of the Golden Bears, informally : CAL
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Groove : RUT
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Settings for some TV dramas, in brief : ERS
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What gray is usually not : DYE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle.

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