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NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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No. 0830 MUSICAL INTERLUDE

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BY BARBARA LIN / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ 19 Barbara Lin is a computer engineer in West Chester, Pa. She says her work is like constantly solving puzzles. ‘‘The difference is that in engineering, there’s no answer key.’’ She has been constructing crosswords for about a year and a half. This is her third puzzle for The Times and her first Sunday. — W.S.

52 Set on edge 1 Enjoy the sun 53 Having the least give 5 Completely committed 54 Large in scope 10 One to whom you tell 55 It’s sometimes everything covered in velvet 13 Hit show with the 56 William who wrote series finale ‘‘One ‘‘Shrek!’’ for the Road’’ 57 Not on point 19 Predator of the Pacific 59 Slip of the fingers Northwest 61 Angsty genre 20 ____-Grain 62 Cocaine and guns, in (breakfast-bar a Pacino movie? brand) 67 What Consumer 21 Singer Carly ____ Reports lacks, Jepsen unlike most other 22 ‘‘Give me a minute’’ magazines 23 Iditarod, for one? 69 Buzz Lightyear and 26 Intertwine Woody, e.g. 27 Show stoppers? 70 Massive, in poetry 28 German ‘‘please’’ 71 Whine connoisseurs? 29 Bronze that’s not 74 Party symbol since winning any 1870 awards? 76 ‘‘Is that really 30 Station necessary?’’ 31 One driving kids 78 Jackson known as the around in a Subaru? ‘‘Queen of Gospel’’ 33 B-side to the Beatles’ 80 Sidestep ‘‘Ticket to Ride’’ 81 Troops who are 36 Ginger, e.g. worried about sun 37 Turn down protection? 40 Longtime home for 84 Like this clue Terry Gross 85 Basketball player, in 41 Boasts old slang 43 In the same family 86 Brain wave chart, for 47 Letting out all the short stops to drown 87 Like most prime out the other numbers instruments? 88 All right Online subscriptions: Today’s 89 New York’s iconic puzzle and more ____ Building than 4,000 past puzzles, nytimes.com/crosswords 93 Give mom’s mom the ($39.95 a year). stink eye? AC R O S S

99 Decorative pillowcases 104 Sorry state 105 Juuls and such 106 Bug 108 Quick tennis match 109 ‘‘Twelve Days of Christmas’’ musician who invites sympathy? 111 When 13-Across aired for most of its run 112 Stick in a boat 113 Land in the so-called ‘‘Roof of the World’’ 114 Take into account? 115 Affectionate refusal 116 Fade away 117 Morning ____ 118 Where a sloth spends most of its life

RELEASE DATE: 9/6/2020

15 ‘‘Oklahoma!’’ aunt 16 Excel function that uses a calendar 17 Puerto ____ 18 Medical tube 24 Teeny 25 GPS suggestions: Abbr. 29 What a left parenthesis suggests in an emoticon 31 Resolute 32 Suffix with switch 34 Wraps up 35 Big name in music streaming 37 ‘‘Fiddlesticks!’’ 38 ‘‘So much for that’’ 39 Suffix with auto41 Middle: Abbr. 42 Where Simone Biles won four golds DOWN 43 Creative class 1 Meals 44 Crunchy green side dish 2 French Foreign Legion, par exemple 45 Part of an agenda 3 Scallywag 46 Infamous emperor 4 Hummer’s instrument 47 Tiebreakers, briefly 5 Poet Carson 48 Canceled out 6 Totes 49 Apple variety 7 Inc., in London 50 A collar might hide it 8 Classic Isaac Asimov 51 Winters or Somers collection of short 52 Italian dumplings stories 55 Busy time at the 9 Ball of vinegared rice I.R.S.: Abbr. topped with raw fish 58 ‘‘One Mic’’ rapper 10 Angels’ opposites 59 Non-U.S. M.L.B. team, 11 Side of a diamond on sports tickers 12 Charge 60 More scrumptious 13 Penny pinchers 63 Arundhati ____, winner of the 1997 14 Express displeasure Booker Prize with on the road

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64 Inner: Prefix 65 What orchids may grow without 66 Lyre player of myth 67 Michelangelo’s ‘‘The Creation of ____’’ 68 Peacenik 72 What might come down to the wire? 73 Opinion 75 Sorento or Sedona 76 G.I. fare 77 Former Mideast grp.

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79 It helps turn a pond green 81 Word-processing command 82 On tenterhooks, maybe 83 The ‘‘M’’ of MHz 85 Bar freebie 88 The A.P.’s Female Athlete of the Decade for the 2010s, familiarly 89 Trim

90 Trim 91 Dutch brewery 92 Car-sticker fig. 93 [Not again!] 94 Slowly, in music 95 Correct 96 Perez of ‘‘Do the Right Thing’’ 97 Nurse back to health 98 Mouth-puckering 100 Focus of ‘‘Ocean’s Eleven’’

101 How some bonds are sold 102 Irish novelist ____ Binchy 103 Bender 106 Gradual deterioration 107 Without much thought 109 ____ hook (rock climbing technique) 110 Big step for a startup, in brief

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