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NY Times, Sun, Oct 18, 2020 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Alex Eaton-Salners
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 71, Blocks: 103, Across Lite, PDF
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© 2020, The New York Times
Across
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*Bit of pool table artistry : TRICKSHOT
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1960s British music "invasion" : BEATLEMANIA
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Device that measures change in velocity : ACCELEROMETER
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"Peacock" network : NBC
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Melodic songbirds : LARKS
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Sleep stage, for short : REM
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Wiimote batteries : AAS
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Seven up, e.g. : TIE
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Give a bad review : PAN
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A.C. measure : BTU
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Classic English roadsters : MGS
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Earth-friendly: Prefix : ECO
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Rowboat rower : OAR
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"That's the spot!" : AAH
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Canterbury can : LAV
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Food safety org. : USDA
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*"... unless I'm mistaken" : ORNOT
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Idris who played Nelson Mandela : ELBA
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Supposed bringer of a bundle of joy : THESTORK
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Stamp on a stamp : POSTMARK
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Inhaler target : ASTHMA
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Female surfer : WAHINE
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*Show no respect to : TREATLIKEDIRT
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Light brews : CREAMALES
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Greeting in Rio : OLA
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Mole, e.g. : SPY
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Computer pioneer Lovelace : ADA
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Struggles with sibilance : LISPS
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Take his word for it! : ROGET
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Coming-of-age ritual : DEBUTANTEBALL
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France's last emperor : NAPOLEONIII
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Celebration hinted at by the starts of the answers to the starred clues : HALLOWEEN
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Private eye, in dated slang : TEC
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Issa of "Insecure" : RAE
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"___ never work!" : ITLL
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It might be left in the dust : CLEATMARK
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Figure skater Nancy : KERRIGAN
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Place to buy tobacco : SMOKESHOP
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Overactors : HAMS
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Digit starting any teen : ONE
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Woodland songbird : TIT
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Email add-on : BCC
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___ Lingus : AER
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Most off-the-wall : ABSURDEST
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Insect spray : REPELLANT
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___ Fatale of "The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show" : NATASHA
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Fit for a King? : MACABRE
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More or less : ABOUT
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Tennis champ Djokovic : NOVAK
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Field of an observatory: Abbr. : ASTR
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Preach, e.g. : ORATE
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Health club amenity : TOWEL
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Qatari monarch : EMIR
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It was "rocked" in a 1982 Clash hit : THECASBAH
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Actor Epps : OMAR
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Marquis de ___ : SADE
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"Really, it's back?" : THISAGAIN
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Singalong syllables : LAS
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Mischievous sprite : IMP
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Mary ___ cosmetics : KAY
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No longer in use : OLD
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Security interest : LIEN
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Place to get cold cuts : DELI
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The Braves, on scoreboards : ATL
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Egg, larva, ___, imago : PUPA
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Mil. plane for short runways : STOL
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Painter Magritte : RENE
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Annual theater award : OBIE
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The whole kit and caboodle : ALL
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Modern: Prefix : NEO
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Drag along : TOW
Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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