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New York Times, Friday, September 4, 2020

Congresswoman who said "I want to be remembered as the only woman who ever voted to give women the right to vote"

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Brian Thomas
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {HQWZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Thomas.
Brian Thomas notes:
Very, very excited to seed this puzzle with the first female congresswoman in US history. JEANNETTE RANKIN is fascinating to read ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
JEANNETTE RANKIN crossing ROSA PARKS! I didn't know who the former was, but I did enjoy reading up on her — the clue sure enticed me ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times9/4/20 ( No. 25,868 )
Across
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Meme you've seen a thousand times, maybe : REPOST
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Theater section : ACT
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Adele or Ed Sheeran : BRIT
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Nobel Prize winner whose name should ring a bell? : IVANPAVLOV
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What a lock on a bridge can symbolize : LOVE
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Trucker's tracker : MILEAGELOG
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In deep water : ASEA
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___ class (provider of an aerobic workout) : STEP
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128 oz. : GAL
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Many June celebrants : GRADS
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Land east of the Eastern Desert : ARABIA
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Drink that may contain aspartame : DIETPOP
27
Sleep inits. : REM
28
First winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel, 1965 : DUNE
29
Year, in Portuguese : ANO
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Vanilla-flavored drink : CREAMSODA
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Golden ___ (vanilla-flavored snack) : OREO
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Congresswoman who said "I want to be remembered as the only woman who ever voted to give women the right to vote" : JEANNETTERANKIN
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"I got this!" : ONIT
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"Hold your horses!" : NOTSOFAST
38
They might come in saucers, for short : ETS
39
Notice : ESPY
40
Athlete in the N.B.A.'s Southwest Div. : MAV
41
Largest order of animals on earth, with over 350,000 species : BEETLES
43
Tears : SPREES
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Puget Sound predators : ORCAS
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___ + Shay, Grammy-winning country duo : DAN
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"Shoot!" : RATS
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Easternmost point of the Silk Road : XIAN
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Vacation destination : RESORTAREA
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Juul, e.g., informally : ECIG
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High-level criminal? : CATBURGLAR
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Seat of Washoe County : RENO
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Hubbub : ADO
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Nutritious breakfast cereal : MUESLI
Down
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Lips : RIMS
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"Oh What a Circus" musical : EVITA
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Less bright : PALER
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Like the families portrayed on "Gilmore Girls" and "Full House" : ONEPARENT
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Vacation destination : SPA
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It is avoided while playing it : TAG
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___ prima (painting technique) : ALLA
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Hipsters : COOLDUDES
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Rating for "Full House" : TVG
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Movie mall cop : BLART
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She took a seat to take a stand : ROSAPARKS
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"Ta-da!" : IVEDONEIT
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One of about 500 million needed to fill an Olympic swimming pool : TEASPOON
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Brightest star in Lyra : VEGA
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"Shucks!" : GEE
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Noodle : BEAN
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Very big : IMMENSE
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Going away : INAROMP
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A bit crazy : DOTTY
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Hockey face-off site : CENTERICE
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Hoot and holler : RAISECAIN
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Doesn't move another inch : STOPSDEAD
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In a mean way? : ONAVERAGE
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Underwear brand : JOEBOXER
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Way off : AFAR
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Letters typed with the right ring finger : ELS
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Dance seen in 2-Down : TANGO
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Expensive beer chaser? : SNOB
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Counts' counterparts : EARLS
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Lift : STEAL
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About : ASTO
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Wedding dress that's often red : SARI
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DVR manufacturer : RCA
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Main ingredient in a hurricane cocktail : RUM
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___TV (WarnerMedia channel) : TRU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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