New York Times - Dec 7 2022

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Clues Answers
'Because that's what I want!' SAYSME
'___ you serious?' ARE
Amaze WOW
An identical one isn't 100% identical TWIN
Big name in hardware stores ACE
Blog, perhaps JOURNAL
Boosted RAISED
Casey in the National Radio Hall of Fame KASEM
Certain real estate purchase LOT
Competition, in French ... or agreement, in English CONCURRENCE
Current unit AMPERE
Do something ACT
Engrave with an acid ETCH
Exhausts TIRES
Famine's counterpart FEAST
Flying a commercial airline, often ORDEAL
G.I. food packs MRES
Get all A's, say EXCEL
Get out fast FLEE
Glasses annoyance SMEAR
Grade school subj SCI
H.S. exam org ETS
Hall's partner in pop OATES
High school, in Danish ... or building for indoor sports, in English GYMNASIUM
Hummer maker GMC
Iconic sportswear logo that was commissioned for $35 in 1971 SWOOSH
In a spooky way EERILY
Inflame ENRAGE
Ingredient in some holiday cookies GINGER
It might say 'Scam Likely' CALLERID
Jon who played Don in 'Mad Men' HAMM
Light punch LOVETAP
Little ___, who sang 'The Loco-Motion' EVA
Northernmost capital in continental South America CARACAS
One hearing things? EAR
Clues Answers
Overheat, as a circuit FRY
Place for some bills WALLET
Plywood, in Dutch ... or theater with several screens, in English MULTIPLEX
Queens stadium eponym ASHE
Regard EYE
Reina's chess 'mate' REY
Rejections NOES
Relatives, slangily FAM
Savory South Asian pastry SAMOSA
Says 'Hah!,' say SCOFFS
Scarfed down ATE
Scrooge McDuck vis-à-vis Donald UNCLE
Set up a temporary base ENCAMP
Sheeran and Sullivan EDS
Six-time M.L.B. All-Star Mookie BETTS
Smidgen SKOSH
So-called 'wisdom-keepers' ELDERS
Some med. plans HMOS
Something grown in a lab CULTURE
Something to pass, legally THEBAR
Spend a lot of time in front of the mirror, say PREEN
Stories that can get pretty hot ATTICS
Teeny WEE
That is to say NAMELY
The Cards, on scoreboards STL
Tibetan ethnic group SHERPA
Tooth holder JAW
Twilled suit fabric SERGE
Unspecified amount ANY
Vacation, in Swedish ... or half of an academic year, in English SEMESTER
Vegas casino with bars named Dublin Up, Lucky and Blarney OSHEAS
Verizon sale of 2021 AOL
Vintage car, in German ... or veteran, in English OLDTIMER
Was defeated by LOSTTO
When doubled, like a good situation WIN
___ Achebe, 'Things Fall Apart' author CHINUA
___ Gatos, Calif LOS