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New York Times, Tuesday, September 15, 2020

25-Down : "Goodness me!"

Author:
Amanda Rafkin and Ross Trudeau
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Amanda Rafkin
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381.6211
Ross Trudeau

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Rafkin. This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Trudeau.
Constructor notes:
If you're interested in learning how to make crosswords, feel free to reach out to Amanda and Ross via their Twitter accounts ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I've learned a ton about Will Shortz's editorial preferences over the years; what entries he will and won't accept. One curiosity is ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times9/15/20 ( No. 25,879 )
Across
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Orchestra site : PIT
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Ritzy : POSH
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Big name in lawn care : SCOTTS
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Rumpus : ADO
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Giant in media streaming : ROKU
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World's most-visited art museum : LOUVRE
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Who says "Th-th-th-that's all, folks!" : PORKYPIG
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Extend beyond : OUTLIE
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Inter ___ (among others) : ALIA
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Damage badly : MAUL
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"Gross!" : ICK
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Disney character based on a Dickens character : SCROOGEMCDUCK
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Drive-___ window : THRU
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Like gunpowder and the seismometer, by origin : CHINESE
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Treacherous, as winter roads : ICY
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Little more than : MERE
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How many shows are broadcast : INHD
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"Be patient!" ... or advice seemingly ignored by 17-, 24-, 52- and 62-Across : KEEPYOURPANTSON
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Jazz's Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Naïve sort : RUBE
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It may be affected by traffic, in brief : ETA
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Actress Janney who won an Oscar for "I, Tonya" : ALLISON
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Part of many a rocking chair : SLAT
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"Hunny"-loving A. A. Milne character : WINNIETHEPOOH
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When doubled, a dance : CAN
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Brand of shoes or handbags : ALDO
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Talking horse of a '60s sitcom : MRED
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Vice president who won a Nobel Peace Prize : ALGORE
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Jellystone Park "pic-a-nic basket" thief : YOGIBEAR
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Buffy, to vampires : SLAYER
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Ireland, to poets : ERIN
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Ocean, e.g., in Santa Monica, Calif.: Abbr. : AVE
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Some fall blooms : ASTERS
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Cold and damp, as a cellar : DANK
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Morning coat : DEW
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Family man : PAPA
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People with stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame : IDOLS
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Doughnut-shaped : TORIC
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Snoop : PRY
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Alley-___ : OOP
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Take to the slopes : SKI
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Message on a candy heart : HUGME
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Hunch over : SLOUCH
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Question of possibility : COULDI
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No longer in the closet : OUT
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Authority to broadcast : TVLICENSE
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Entertainment by a pool player : TRICKSHOT
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Look for : SEEK
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Mario ___ (video game) : KART
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"The Walking Dead" network : AMC
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"Goodness me!" : OHMY
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Cookie that may be pulled apart or dunked : OREO
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Expert : GURU
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Apartment or condo : UNIT
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Poet ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
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Ready-to-assemble furniture giant : IKEA
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They provide structure, biologically : CELLWALLS
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Berating at high volume : YELLINGAT
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Mess up : ERR
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Pill ... or a reason to take a pill : PAIN
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Instruction on a door : PUSH
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Up to the task : ABLE
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Kind of tide : NEAP
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One catching the game? : SNARER
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Edmonton athletes : OILERS
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Mr. Flanders of "The Simpsons" : NED
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___ of the Unknowns : TOMB
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Played (with) : TOYED
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Release, as a sigh : HEAVE
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Spanish abode : CASA
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Doodled, e.g. : DREW
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"Hey!," in Jalisco : OYE
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60 minuti : ORA
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Tom Collins ingredient : GIN
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Tattoo, slangily : INK

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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