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New York Times, Wednesday, September 22, 2021

___ Page, N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer turned justice on the Minnesota Supreme Court

Author:
Grant Boroughs
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Boroughs.
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© 2021, The New York Times9/22/21 ( No. 26,251 )
Across
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Indian wedding garb : SARI
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Show of shock : GASP
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Trophy, e.g. : AWARD
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"It's showtime for me!" : IMON
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Calculus calculation : AREA
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___ City (nickname for Detroit) : MOTOR
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Much of Roy Lichtenstein's work? : DOTCOMICS
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Hip-hop's Public ___ : ENEMY
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Get out : ESCAPE
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Milky Way bit : STAR
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Observe : SEE
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9/ : SEPT
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High flier : AVIATOR
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Euclid's "Elements," Descartes's "La Géométrie," etc.? : MATHCLASSICS
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In the fashion of : ALA
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Display at the Getty : ART
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Target : AIMAT
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Wacky shenanigans of a woodworker? : CARPENTERANTICS
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Major mix-up : SNAFU
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Knock on the door : RAP
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"Beats me," in textspeak : IDK
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Frights upon waking up from sunbathing naps? : FRYINGPANICS
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"SpongeBob SquarePants," e.g. : CARTOON
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Fitzgerald of jazz : ELLA
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___ de la Cité, one end of Paris's Pont Neuf : ILE
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Annoyingly slow : POKY
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Madrid's land, to locals : ESPANA
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Chalkboard material : SLATE
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Things that dad likes to discuss? : POPTOPICS
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Tiramisu topper : COCOA
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Ship built with the help of Athena : ARGO
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Deal with issues at work? : EDIT
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In many cases : OFTEN
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Chair's superior : DEAN
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Member of the South Asian diaspora : DESI
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Word before dish or effect : SIDE
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Book after Joel : AMOS
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Campus military org. : ROTC
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Not by check or credit card, say : INCASH
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Coach's strategy : GAMEPLAN
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Shapiro of NPR : ARI
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Brief periods of time : SECS
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They can be shaped like tubes or wheels : PASTAS
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Dweller west of the North Atlantic : AMERICAN
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Got the gold : WON
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"This is only ___" : ATEST
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"Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon" speaker : ROMEO
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Black hole for socks, facetiously : DRYER
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International grp. founded in 1960 in Baghdad : OPEC
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Bird: Prefix : AVI
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Like key lime pie : TART
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"___ just so happens ..." : ASIT
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Raincoats, to Brits : MACS
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___ Page, N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer turned justice on the Minnesota Supreme Court : ALAN
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Skater Lipinski : TARA
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Like the tone of a talking-to : STERN
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1,003, in Roman numerals : MIII
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"Thunderstruck" rock band : ACDC
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Sounds of disapproval : TSKS
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Sound of dismissiveness : PFFT
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Dweller east of the North Atlantic : EUROPEAN
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All the ___ : RAGE
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Wisconsin city that's home to Lawrence University : APPLETON
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___-hoo : YOO
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You might put your stamp on it : INKPAD
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"And another thing ..." : ALSO
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Snoozed : NAPPED
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Computer networking company : CISCO
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"___ the other reindeer ..." : ALLOF
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Respond to a stimulus : REACT
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Long ago : YORE
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Many an anonymous source on Capitol Hill : AIDE
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CBS police procedural : NCIS
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Italian wine region : ASTI
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Low digit? : TOE
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Sports org. with the Ryder Cup : PGA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle.

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