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If at First You Don't Succeed...

· By Kjersti Chippindale · Published about 1 year ago

Constructor's Note: This shares some similarities to today's NYT crossword gimmick, but I promise I started working on this before that was published! :)
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  • Mike D 6:47 · about 1 year ago
    Nice one Kjersti!
    • David Turner 🤓15:30 · about 1 year ago
      Bravo, Kjersti. I love when the personality of the constructor comes through and yours really does.
      • Mateo Cruzas 🤓9:41 · 3 months ago
        Fun fun
        1AFeed where you may find your podcasts
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        Across
        1. 1A
          Feed where you may find your podcasts
        2. 4A
          Mischievous tyke
        3. 9A
          Could be high or low, depending on the card game
        4. 12A
          Behaves
        5. 14A
          One who casts judgement
        6. 15A
          Could be White or Red, depending on the metro area
        7. 16A
          "___ Nelly!"
        8. 17A
          Referee at a 15A
          Could be White or Red, depending on the metro area[---]
          game
        9. 18A
          Abb. for popular YG and Nipsey Hussle song (the unabbreviated version would be inappropriate for the NYT)
        10. 19A
          *Hearing*
        11. 21A
          "Book of __", 2010 film with Denzel Washington
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          Fly freely
        13. 23A
          *What many conservatives thing libs are, constantly*
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          Could be major or minor, depending on the constellation
        15. 26A
          "Dude, just take ___", slangy word of advice to someone is definitely not going to win
        16. 27A
          Mischievous tyke
        17. 29A
          Arthur, of tennis fame
        18. 32A
          Immigration papers
        19. 35A
          Vietnamese soup that is pronounced as if it had a different vowel at the end
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          With 39A
          See 38A[-------]
          , 1980 Stephen King film adaptation
        21. 39A
          See 38A
          With 39A, 1980 Stephen King film adaptation[---]
        22. 41A
          I am once again asking for a 3 letter word for paddle
        23. 42A
          "Lend me your __!"
        24. 43A
          "It still ___ sunk in..."
        25. 44A
          When repeated, New York prison oft referenced in Law and Order
        26. 45A
          Could be A, B or C, depending on the strain of virus
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          Captain whose arch nemesis is an unaging teenager who can fly
        28. 49A
          A rhinoplasty changes it's shape
        29. 52A
          *Snazzy suit style*
        30. 57A
          Like a style for an iPad, perhaps
        31. 58A
          Actress Longoria
        32. 59A
          *Wind instrument technique that requires fast fingers, and sounds harder than it is*
        33. 60A
          Through
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          "Just five more minutes!" button
        35. 63A
          Close at hand
        36. 65A
          Tolkien tree herder
        37. 66A
          Lightner who is widely regarded as the father of clinical psychology
        38. 67A
          Could be a suffix for deflate or Water, depending on the scandal
        39. 68A
          Could be low- or hi-, depending on the TV definition
        40. 69A
          "___ a million", as in special
        41. 70A
          Who may be 23A
          *What many conservatives thing libs are, constantly*[---------]
          , according to a Rep.
        Down
        1. 1D
          How Gollum likes his fish, with wriggling
        2. 2D
          Orson __ Card, author of the Enders Game books
        3. 3D
          Band mate of Lennon, Harrison, and McCartney
        4. 4D
          Official corporate name for Sallie Mae
        5. 5D
          Escapade involving a heist, perhaps
        6. 6D
          "Hush! I could have heard you from ____ away!"
        7. 7D
          The Prime one passes through Greenwich, England
        8. 8D
          Before
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          "And ___ you, your punishment will be worse!
        10. 10D
          Musical indications to jump to a special marked section, usually an ending
        11. 11D
          Over the top
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          One follower of a major denomination of Islam
        13. 14D
          "Battle of the ___", a real conflict that sounds like a post-Thanksgiving effort not to unbutton too-tight pants
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          Cry of exasperation
        15. 22D
          How a very cool person might ask how you are doing
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          You might find his impersonators in Las Vegas or at conventions
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          Asian flavoring that has no negative health side effects
        18. 29D
          Consumed
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          "__-na na-na-na live for today!"
        20. 31D
          2013 Spike Jonze sci-fi film
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          "We at the hotel, motel, Holiday __", fun Pitbull lyric
        22. 34D
          Star Wars characters with the title Darth are likely to be these
        23. 35D
          Performance with weighted balls, sometimes on fire, you might see at a luau
        24. 36D
          Partner of Chewy, who begrudgingly joinces the fight against 34D
          Star Wars characters with the title Darth are likely to be these[-----]
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          Adress ender for a non-profit
        26. 39D
          "Isn't __ Lovely", Stevie Wonder hit
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          Slangy way to describe a function that is popping off
        28. 44D
          Could be water- or jet-, depending on whether you are sitting or standing
        29. 45D
          Mother ___
        30. 47D
          Monteray Bay Aquarium's punny mascot, a sea mammal wearing glasses and a scar
        31. 48D
          Protagonist in Ursula K Le Guin's The Lathe of Heaven
        32. 49D
          "__ give up, __ surrender!" quote from Galaxy Quest; or, sentiment expressed in this puzzles theme
        33. 50D
          Offer an opinion
        34. 51D
          Could be nose-bleed or box, depending on the cost of the ticket
        35. 53D
          "_____ yes!", as casting a ballot in favor
        36. 54D
          Actress Watts
        37. 55D
          What the defendent does in a 19A
          *Hearing*[-----]
        38. 56D
          Bring joy
        39. 61D
          Abb. for SeaWorld in Florida
        40. 62D
          Japanese __ Garden
        41. 64D
          "Losing my Religion" band
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