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NY Times, Sun, Nov 01, 2020 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
John Forbes
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 65
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© 2020, The New York Times
Across
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Recipes confused bores (7) : PIERCES
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Where to find fruit or leafy vegetable (7) : ORCHARD
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Warmest lake screened by bureau (9) : CHEERIEST
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Have last two missing in search party (5) : POSSE
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Delayed consuming true Starbucks product (5) : LATTE
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Left a group of players I finally liked (9) : ABANDONED
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Daughter in a relationship progressed slowly (7) : DALLIED
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Suspect Teheran is made of clay (7) : EARTHEN
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Costs mother lots of time (7) : DAMAGES
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Opposes sisters horsing around (7) : RESISTS
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Unfortunately, in dens, see poverty (9) : NEEDINESS
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Get sharper in pursuit of red European flower? (5) : RHONE
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Leader of lions exposes hideouts (5) : LAIRS
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Related salesperson sent west, intent on getting new order (9) : PERTINENT
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Sound from young swans and seals (7) : SIGNETS
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Catch Serena playing, winning opening at net (7) : ENSNARE
Down
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Preserved choice and went first (7) : PICKLED
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Standing up before court (5) : ERECT
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Vehicle with engine malfunction running out of control (9) : CAREENING
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Conveyor of drinks set out beside room in hospital (7) : STEWARD
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Lack of power concealing Republican anger (7) : OUTRAGE
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Love god's name on back of trophy (5) : CUPID
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Contributing to tabs in these drinks not often permitted (9) : ABSINTHES
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Doctor needs new place to live in Germany (7) : DRESDEN
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Asleep, not at first sawing logs, perhaps (9) : LUMBERING
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Limits showers following nap (9) : RESTRAINS
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Swings around 500 corners (7) : DANGLES
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Lady's found in resorts with Himalayan aides (7) : SHERPAS
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Substitute's about to start game (7) : RESERVE
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Cover girl next to boy (7) : SHEATHE
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Starts to impose some sanctions upon English kids (5) : ISSUE
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In recession, a way to lose auto works (5) : OPERA
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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