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New York Times, Friday, September 16, 2022

Author:
Juliana Tringali Golden
Editor:
Will Shortz
Kate on the cover of Vanity Fair's 100th-anniversary issue
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Golden. Friday freshness: 45%
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© 2022, The New York Times9/16/22 ( No. 26,610 )
Across
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Poles have them : ICECAPS
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Dern of cinema : LAURA
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Sugar refinery byproduct : MOLASSES
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Tending to dominate : ALPHA
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Savor the moment : DRINKITIN
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___ finish : SATIN
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Fulani braid decoration : BEAD
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"I'll be with you in a jiffy" : ONESECOND
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"It could happen" : YOUNEVERKNOW
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Goal-oriented final match, in brief? : MLSCUP
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Vapor trail? : IZE
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In the altogether : AUNATUREL
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Like playing cards : DEALT
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Word with PET or CAT : SCAN
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Sounds of bells : PEALS
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Turning point : AXIS
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Driven, say : TYPEA
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Classic pop : CREAMSODA
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Dovish declaration? : COO
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Disco diva Gloria : GAYNOR
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Making paper flowers, e.g. : CRAFTPROJECT
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Thinks of something : HASANIDEA
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"Platoon," but not "Dunkirk" : IAMB
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Immediate threat to capture, in a game of Go : ATARI
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Exemplar of stick-to-itiveness : SUPERGLUE
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Battlefield figure : MEDIC
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Behold a sunrise, say : FACEEAST
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Essay writing, e.g. : PROSE
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Somewhat hard-boiled : NOIRISH
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Film site : IMDB
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Heart : CORE
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Actress Zoe Kazan's grandfather : ELIA
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Treat with a hook : CANDYCANE
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Pose : ASK
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Wave function symbol : PSI
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Committed to : SETON
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Used a cutting-edge surgical technique on : LASERED
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"Woe!" : ALACK
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Kate on the cover of Vanity Fair's 100th-anniversary issue : UPTON
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Music label named for a pachyderm : RHINO
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Oldest restaurant chain in America, founded in 1919 : AANDW
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___ wave : SINE
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Longbottom at Hogwarts : NEVILLE
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Mentions, casually : SEZ
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Proudly LGBTQ+ : OUT
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Toddler's "Carry me!" : UPUP
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Yawl pole : MAST
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Leading role in "Being the Ricardos" : LUCY
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[Like that!] : SNAP
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Unbeaten feats : RECORDS
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Knack for notes : EAR
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"Hey, hold your horses!" : EASYTIGER
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Nerve fiber : AXON
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Venetian resort : LIDO
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Bygone Winter Palace resident : TSAR
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Herb burned in a cleansing ritual : SAGE
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Be cordial : ACTNICE
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Monterey runner : MAC
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Big name in nail polish : OPI
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G.O.A.T. material : CHAMP
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Letterboxd or Yelp user, perhaps : RATER
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Roasted: Sp. : ASADO
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Anna of "Mom" : FARIS
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French egg : OEUF
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Country where almost half the world's zippers are made : JAPAN
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Ruffle : MUSS
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Chess prodigy protagonist of "The Queen's Gambit" : BETH
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Prefix with conscious : ECO
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Big name in outdoor gear : REI

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

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