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New York Times, Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Author:
Rebecca Goldstein and Rachel Fabi
Editor:
Will Shortz
Verbal disapproval of a boy king?
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Rebecca Goldstein
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Rachel Fabi

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Goldstein. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Fabi.
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A
2
T
3
O
4
M
5
A
6
L
7
G
8
A
9
A
10
R
11
U
12
B
13
A
14
L
A
C
E
15
P
E
L
T
16
S
I
P
O
N
17
T
U
T
T
18
U
T
T
U
T
19
K
A
P
U
T
20
A
P
A
R
T
21
S
T
A
22
R
E
23
E
T
S
24
R
E
D
I
A
25
L
26
C
E
D
27
A
R
28
C
H
O
29
W
30
C
H
O
W
C
H
31
O
32
W
33
C
34
M
35
A
S
36
B
A
H
37
H
E
A
V
E
38
H
O
T
39
L
E
D
A
40
W
41
A
Y
42
N
I
B
43
E
N
N
44
U
I
45
R
I
P
46
A
D
D
S
47
Z
O
O
M
Z
48
O
49
O
M
Z
O
50
O
M
51
P
A
L
E
R
52
P
R
O
53
F
54
I
55
T
56
B
57
I
O
58
E
R
A
59
S
60
E
61
C
U
O
C
O
62
I
D
I
63
O
M
64
C
A
N
65
C
A
N
C
A
N
66
K
E
N
D
O
67
L
I
D
S
68
T
A
R
O
69
E
A
T
E
N
70
E
L
S
A
71
S
L
E
W
© 2022, The New York Times9/20/22 ( No. 26,614 )
Across
1
A little bit of everything? : ATOM
5
Growth in an aquatic bloom : ALGA
9
The "A" of the ABC Islands : ARUBA
14
Shoestring : LACE
15
Hit, as with snowballs : PELT
16
Drink slowly : SIPON
17
Verbal disapproval of a boy king? : TUTTUTTUT
19
Beyond repair : KAPUT
20
Not together : APART
21
Participate in a playground "contest" : STARE
23
U.F.O. pilots : ETS
24
Call again : REDIAL
26
Fragrant conifer : CEDAR
28
Food for a sturdy Chinese dog? : CHOWCHOWCHOW
33
Accolades presented in Nashville, for short : CMAS
36
Expression of contempt : BAH
37
Hurl : HEAVE
38
Megan Thee Stallion's "___ Girl Summer" : HOT
39
Ushered out : LEDAWAY
42
Pen tip : NIB
43
Lack of joie de vivre : ENNUI
45
Common "wardrobe malfunction" : RIP
46
Puts two and two together, e.g. : ADDS
47
Conference call for Mazda's marketing team? : ZOOMZOOMZOOM
51
Less tanned, say : PALER
52
Revenue minus costs : PROFIT
56
Prefix with chemistry : BIO
58
Shake an Etch A Sketch, say : ERASE
61
Actress Kaley : CUOCO
62
Put two and two together, e.g. : IDIOM
64
Glutes developed while dancing at the Moulin Rouge? : CANCANCAN
66
Martial art with bamboo swords : KENDO
67
Jar toppers : LIDS
68
Tropical root vegetable : TARO
69
Consumed : EATEN
70
Animated princess voiced by Idina Menzel : ELSA
71
Staked, as a vampire : SLEW
Down
1
Spot for some sacraments : ALTAR
2
Neutral tone : TAUPE
3
Group of eight : OCTAD
4
Standards for measuring : METRICS
5
Like the name Bell for the inventor of the telephone : APT
6
"It's a date!" : LETS
7
Overabundance : GLUT
8
Email action with a paper clip icon : ATTACH
9
Tried to find a reason : ASKEDWHY
10
Coastal inlet : RIA
11
Advantage, so to speak : UPPERHAND
12
Boxing match : BOUT
13
Uninvited picnic guests : ANTS
18
Four-letter member of the Four Corners : UTAH
22
___ Speedwagon : REO
25
Brain section : LOBE
27
Part of 10-J-Q-K-A : ACE
29
Stack of bills : WAD
30
Bracelet dangler : CHARM
31
"The Art of Love" poet : OVID
32
Productions of Spider-Man : WEBS
33
French word in many bistro names : CHEZ
34
Lead-in to syllabic or chromatic : MONO
35
Not even once : ATNOPOINT
39
Tina Fey's "30 Rock" role : LIZLEMON
40
Musical set in Oz, with "The" : WIZ
41
Per person : APOP
44
Thurman of "The Producers" : UMA
46
Dollars and cents, e.g. : AMOUNTS
48
Anthem contraction : OER
49
All-seeing being : ORACLE
50
Mammal made from the first four letters of 49-Down : ORCA
53
Central : FOCAL
54
"You've got a friend in me" : ICARE
55
As of yet : TONOW
56
Go 10+ miles in a triathlon, say : BIKE
57
"The faintest" thing : IDEA
59
Take to the seas : SAIL
60
Termini : ENDS
63
Praiseful poem : ODE
65
Local produce org. : CSA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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