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New York Times, Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Founder of Zoom

Author:
Zhouqin Burnikel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Zhouqin Burnikel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 39 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 73 for Ms. Burnikel. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
Zhouqin Burnikel notes:
This theme came to me while I was brainstorming a Carnegie Great Immigrants theme for Crosswords With Friends, edited by Amy Reynaldo ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
AWED is a perfect 1-Across for this delight. Money is a common theme in crosswords (except for constructor pay, i.e. micropennies per ... read more
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XWord Info started 14 years ago today.

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© 2021, The New York Times9/7/21 ( No. 26,236 )
Across
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Truly amazed : AWED
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Christina of 2003's "Monster" : RICCI
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Pot covers : LIDS
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Spread on a banh mi : MAYO
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Protective wear for a grillmaster : APRON
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Corn maze measure : ACRE
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Last step in telephone instructions, often : PRESSPOUND
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Jessica of "Valentine's Day" : BIEL
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Bend at the barre : PLIE
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"Can this be happening?" : ISITREAL
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Registration table items : IDTAGS
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Most Valuable Player and others : AWARDS
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Prefix with technology : NANO
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"Steady as ___ goes" : SHE
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Actor Beatty : NED
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Versatile blackjack card : ACE
32
Quintet on a Chinese flag : STARS
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Seemingly forever : EONS
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Not easily achieved : HARDWON
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"The Fountainhead" author : AYNRAND
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"Ah, gotcha" : ISEE
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Greek god after whom an ocean is named : ATLAS
45
Fish in an ornamental pond : KOI
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Butter serving : PAT
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Official with a protective vest : UMP
49
November parade participants, informally : VETS
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Danny of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" : DEVITO
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Spoke hoarsely, like a blacksmith? : RASPED
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Founder of Zoom : ERICYUAN
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Partner in battle : ALLY
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What "V" may stand for in electronics : VOLT
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What the ends of 17-, 21-, 37-, 39- and 55-Across are : CURRENCIES
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Just sitting around : IDLE
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Absolutely loved : ATEUP
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Bring in from the field : REAP
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One getting top billing : LEAD
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Junction points : NODES
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Hazmat regulator : OSHA
Down
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Sound system component : AMP
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Bend out of shape : WARP
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Mascara shelfmates : EYELINERS
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Square dance maneuver : DOSIDO
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Music genre for 21 Savage and 42 Dugg : RAP
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2019 event for Zoom, in brief : IPO
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Police car : CRUISER
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Bamboozles : CONS
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Third-largest of the world's oceans : INDIAN
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Many a guide dog : LABRADOR
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Less cordial : ICIER
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Anticipate with trepidation : DREAD
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Is a success on the market : SELLS
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Theatrical backdrop : SET
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Some TikTok users : TWEENS
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Regarding : ASTO
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Country separating Togo from Ivory Coast : GHANA
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"I'm gonna pass" : NAH
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Kind of palm tree in Central and South America : ACAI
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Like a post-workout CrossFitter : SWEATY
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Hayek of 2002's "Frida" : SALMA
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Out-and-out falsehoods : NAKEDLIES
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Obnoxious sort : SNOT
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Described vividly : DEPICTED
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Talks one's mouth off : YAPS
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Say something not nice about : DIS
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Ripen, say ... or show embarrassment : TURNRED
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You might see a big bill from this at a pet shop : TOUCAN
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Alternative to shoelaces : VELCRO
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Angel's opposite : DEVIL
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Wash away gradually : ERODE
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Fancy Mediterranean estate : VILLA
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Scathing review : PAN
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What thoughtless people may be on? : AUTO
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"That's right!" : YEAH
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Regret : RUE
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Short albums, for short : EPS
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Nail ___ : SPA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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