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New York Times, Wednesday, September 6, 2017

22-Down : One-named Swedish singer with the 1997 hit "Show Me Love"

Author:
Daniel Raymon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel Raymon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {K} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Raymon.
Daniel Raymon notes:
This theme lingered a while because it wasn't so easy for me to find words that turn into other words when you add a 'y' sound after ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I'm not sure how to describe today's sound change theme. FORD to FJORD, BOOTY to BEAUTY, FOOD to FEUD, COUP to QUEUE … the last three ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

Not only did Mr. Raymon find four different ways to add the Y sound after the first letter, none of those ways needed the letter Y.

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C
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H
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E
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R
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I
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M
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H
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O
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T
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P
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A
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U
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L
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H
A
Z
E
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M
A
O
R
I
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O
G
R
E
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E
D
I
T
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P
R
O
A
M
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L
G
B
T
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F
J
O
R
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D
E
X
P
L
O
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R
E
R
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I
I
I
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R
O
M
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R
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O
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P
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I
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L
A
F
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S
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M
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S
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B
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G
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F
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R
O
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L
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B
E
A
U
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T
Y
C
A
L
L
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E
N
O
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C
A
R
T
M
A
N
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T
I
A
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F
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N
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G
E
R
F
E
U
D
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M
O
N
T
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A
Z
T
E
C
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S
O
P
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B
A
R
G
E
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B
E
A
T
I
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T
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B
B
C
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M
I
L
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T
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A
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R
Y
Q
U
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E
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U
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E
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G
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W
E
N
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D
O
G
I
T
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S
A
R
A
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P
O
R
T
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A
G
A
V
E
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V
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S
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S
O
S
O
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L
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© 2017, The New York Times9/6/17 ( No. 24,774 )
Across
1
Female singer with a hit album in every decade since the 1960s : CHER
5
"It's boiling in here!" : IMHOT
10
House speaker Ryan : PAUL
14
Confused state of mind : HAZE
15
New Zealand native : MAORI
16
Folklore fiend : OGRE
17
Pare a phrase? : EDIT
18
Many a charity golf tourney : PROAM
19
Rainbow flag letters : LGBT
20
One traveling around Scandinavia? : FJORDEXPLORER
23
Senior's grandson : III
24
Cesar who played the Joker on TV : ROMERO
27
Rice-and-broth dish : PILAF
30
Texting format, in brief : SMS
33
Significant qualification : BIGIF
34
Stir up : ROIL
35
Visit to the salon? : BEAUTYCALL
37
Rock's Brian : ENO
38
"South Park" kid : CARTMAN
39
Ana's aunt : TIA
40
Argument that involves pointing? : FINGERFEUD
42
France's Pic de Rochebrune, e.g. : MONT
43
Ancient worshiper of Huitzilopochtli : AZTEC
44
Drench : SOP
45
Trash hauler : BARGE
46
End of the sentence "Make like a drum and ..." : BEATIT
48
___ America : BBC
49
Soldiers in line formation? : MILITARYQUEUE
56
Late journalist Ifill : GWEN
58
Shirk one's responsibilities : DOGIT
59
Grammy and Tony nominee Bareilles : SARA
60
Part of a cruise itinerary : PORT
61
Mojave plant : AGAVE
62
Mendes and Longoria : EVAS
63
Comme ci, comme ça : SOSO
64
Like early computer graphics : LORES
65
Be dependent : RELY
Down
1
Course designer : CHEF
2
Muslim pilgrimage : HADJ
3
Pinza of "South Pacific" : EZIO
4
Result of a deadlocked jury : RETRIAL
5
Noted architect who turned 100 in 2017 : IMPEI
6
Who said religion "is the opium of the people" : MARX
7
Piece of equipment for 29-Down : HOOP
8
Kind of history or hygiene : ORAL
9
___ Sea (body north of Australia) : TIMOR
10
Controversial argument : POLEMIC
11
News site like the Drudge Report : AGGREGATOR
12
Metro area : URB
13
Authorize to : LET
21
"What's the ___?" : DIF
22
One-named Swedish singer with the 1997 hit "Show Me Love" : ROBYN
25
Annoying : RILING
26
These days : OFLATE
27
Not made from scratch, say : PREFAB
28
Give a charge to : IONIZE
29
Dangerous circus jobs : LIONTAMERS
30
Drudges : SERFS
31
San ___, Calif. : MATEO
32
Encapsulate : SUMUP
35
Setting for many a joke about a priest, a rabbi and a minister : BAR
36
Small amount : TAD
38
Rhodes of the Rhodes scholarship : CECIL
41
Begin to enjoy : GETINTO
42
Apple consumer : MACUSER
45
Many a Labor Day event, for short : BBQ
47
Kind of wave : TIDAL
48
Gig parts : BYTES
50
Not for here : TOGO
51
Gelatin substitute : AGAR
52
Split : RIVE
53
Shade provider : EAVE
54
River forming part of the boundary between Europe and Asia : URAL
55
"Not so fast!" : EASY
56
Car speaker : GPS
57
Romance : WOO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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