Word "TIC" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a local and habitual twitching especially in the face

Crossword Clues for TIC

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Quirk Thomas Joseph 09 Aug 2022
___-tac-toe Universal 09 Aug 2022
Twitch seen regularly The Times Cryptic 04 Aug 2022
Quirk Thomas Joseph 28 Jun 2022
__-tac-toe LA Times Daily 26 Jun 2022
A convulsive muscular twitch The Times Specialist Sunday 05 Jun 2022
Quirky habit Wall Street Journal 04 Jun 2022
Twitch Eugene Sheffer 26 May 2022
Twitch, regularly observed? The Times Cryptic 16 May 2022
Peculiarity Thomas Joseph 11 May 2022
Nervous twitch Universal 29 Apr 2022
___-tac-toe The Washington Post Sunday 17 Apr 2022
Eye twitch, maybe LA Times Daily 07 Apr 2022
Eye twitch, maybe The Washington Post 07 Apr 2022
It can precede or follow tac The Washington Post 05 Apr 2022
It can precede or follow tac LA Times Daily 05 Apr 2022
First X, in a common game Family Time 21 Mar 2022
Spasm Eugene Sheffer 16 Mar 2022
Idiosyncrasy New York Times 13 Mar 2022
Twitch Canadiana 28 Feb 2022
Third of a game? The Washington Post 25 Feb 2022
Third of a game? LA Times Daily 25 Feb 2022
Twitch Eugene Sheffer 31 Jan 2022
Recurring facial twitch Family Time 31 Jan 2022
Peculiarity Thomas Joseph 26 Jan 2022
___-tac-toe Universal 20 Jan 2022
The odd twitch or peculiarity Irish Times Crosaire 01 Jan 2022
Facial spasm LA Times Daily 31 Dec 2021
___-tac-toe USA Today 30 Dec 2021
Tiny involuntary convulsion, primarily The Times Cryptic 20 Dec 2021
Involuntary twitch Irish Times Simplex 08 Dec 2021
Idiosyncrasy Wall Street Journal 07 Dec 2021
Tac and Toe's buddy Family Time 06 Dec 2021
Involuntary twitch Irish Times Simplex 01 Dec 2021
Quirk Thomas Joseph 01 Dec 2021
Partner of tac and toe Canadiana 29 Nov 2021
Nervous habit Wall Street Journal 24 Nov 2021
Recurring habit The Washington Post Sunday 21 Nov 2021
Muscle jerk Premier Sunday 21 Nov 2021
Spasm Eugene Sheffer 04 Nov 2021
Spasm Eugene Sheffer 23 Oct 2021
Behavioral quirk Universal 25 Sep 2021
Half a mint? The Washington Post 08 Sep 2021
Half a mint? LA Times Daily 08 Sep 2021
Facial twitch Canadiana 06 Sep 2021
Verbal ___ The Washington Post Sunday 05 Sep 2021
Behavioral quirk New York Times 07 Aug 2021
Quirky habit Newsday 22 Jul 2021
Muscle spasm The Washington Post 14 Jul 2021
Muscle spasm LA Times Daily 14 Jul 2021
Facial twitch Family Time 12 Jul 2021
*Strategic maneuver LA Times Daily 02 Jul 2021
*Strategic maneuver The Washington Post 02 Jul 2021
Tourette's symptom Universal 09 Jun 2021
Nervous twitch The Telegraph Quick 18 May 2021
The first 'X' of X-X-X New York Times 03 May 2021
Muscle twitch Universal 23 Apr 2021
Quirky habit Newsday 11 Apr 2021
Facial twitch Family Time 29 Mar 2021
Involuntary spasm The Sun Two Speed 25 Mar 2021
Apprentice hides nervous twitch The Sun Two Speed 25 Mar 2021
Quirky habit Wall Street Journal 15 Mar 2021
Odd habit Newsday 26 Feb 2021
Game's first X or O Newsday 22 Feb 2021
___-tac-toe Universal 19 Feb 2021
Personal quirk New York Times 10 Feb 2021
'___-Tac-Dough' (game show) USA Today 02 Feb 2021
Peculiarity Thomas Joseph 01 Feb 2021
Spasm geneticist conceals The Sun Two Speed 27 Jan 2021
Nervous twitch The Sun Two Speed 27 Jan 2021
Nervous twitch Universal 23 Jan 2021
Syllable before 'tac' in a game USA Today 12 Jan 2021
Quirk Newsday 09 Jan 2021
___-tac-toe USA Today 05 Jan 2021
Personal quirk LA Times Daily 04 Jan 2021
Personal quirk The Washington Post 04 Jan 2021
___ Tacs USA Today 25 Dec 2020
Spasm Eugene Sheffer 14 Dec 2020
The X of X-O-O in a losing game Family Time 22 Nov 2020
Part of OOO, in a game Family Time 15 Nov 2020
Muscle convulsion The Times Concise 13 Nov 2020
Nervous habit Wall Street Journal 10 Nov 2020
Twitch Eugene Sheffer 02 Nov 2020
Antichrist hides nervous twitch The Sun Two Speed 15 Oct 2020
Spasm The Sun Two Speed 15 Oct 2020
Nervous twitch Wall Street Journal 05 Oct 2020
Check mark* Newsday 02 Oct 2020
Idiosyncrasy LA Times Daily 11 Sep 2020
Idiosyncrasy The Washington Post 11 Sep 2020
Eccentricity Newsday 10 Sep 2020
Muscle spasm Universal 10 Sep 2020
Idiosyncrasy Wall Street Journal 02 Sep 2020
Idiosyncratic twitch The Washington Post 01 Sep 2020
Idiosyncratic twitch LA Times Daily 01 Sep 2020
Syllable before 'Tac' or '-tac-toe' USA Today 24 Aug 2020
Little jerk LA Times Daily 19 Aug 2020
Little jerk The Washington Post 19 Aug 2020
Twitch Canadiana 17 Aug 2020
First of three game X's Newsday 29 Jul 2020
What the odd letters in "twitch" spell Universal 16 Jul 2020
Muscle twitch Newsday 12 Jul 2020
Wrinkling one's nose, perhaps New York Times 02 Jul 2020
First O of O-O-O Family Time 22 Jun 2020
Involuntary spasm The Times Concise 17 Jun 2020
Idiosyncrasy New York Times 14 Jun 2020
With 50 and 55 Across, the ''central'' theme Newsday 12 Jun 2020
Behavioral quirk Wall Street Journal 06 Jun 2020
Nervous twinge Wall Street Journal 01 Jun 2020
Little bit of personality New York Times 16 Apr 2020
Spasm The Telegraph Quick 28 Mar 2020
Nervous habit New York Times 25 Mar 2020
Bit of a jerk Wall Street Journal 24 Mar 2020
Muscle spasm The Times Concise 20 Mar 2020
Word one of three involving X's and O's Family Time 09 Mar 2020
First syllable of a kids' menu game Universal 22 Feb 2020
Nervous twitch LA Times Daily 18 Feb 2020
Nervous twitch The Washington Post 18 Feb 2020
First "O" in a game Family Time 19 Jan 2020
Sign of anxiety, perhaps The New Yorker 06 Jan 2020
Quirk Thomas Joseph 16 Dec 2019
Quirky habit The Washington Post Sunday 15 Dec 2019
Muscular spasm The Times Concise 12 Dec 2019
Start of a simple game name Family Time 09 Dec 2019
___-tac-toe Family Time 08 Dec 2019
Idiosyncratic quirk The Washington Post Sunday 08 Dec 2019
Muscle contraction Jonesin 12 Nov 2019
"___-Tac-Dough" (quiz show) Family Time 13 Oct 2019
Constant lip-chewing, e.g USA Today 07 Oct 2019
Constant knuckle-cracking, e.g USA Today 04 Oct 2019
With 3 Down, Certs alternative Newsday 26 Sep 2019
Constant grimacing, e.g USA Today 13 Sep 2019
Quirky habit Premier Sunday 25 Aug 2019
Personal quirk The Washington Post Sunday 11 Aug 2019
Poker game tell, perhaps New York Times 26 Jul 2019
Facial spasm The Washington Post 24 Jul 2019
Facial spasm LA Times Daily 24 Jul 2019
The first O of O-O-O The Washington Post Sunday 14 Jul 2019
Involuntary habit LA Times Daily 16 Jun 2019
Involuntary habit The Washington Post 16 Jun 2019
Nose twitch, e.g USA Today 06 Jun 2019
X-X-X part USA Today 05 Jun 2019
Sudden spasm Newsday 16 May 2019
Nose scrunching, e.g USA Today 12 May 2019
Idiosyncratic habit New York Times 16 Apr 2019
___ Tac mints Universal 27 Mar 2019
Behavioral quirk The Washington Post Sunday 27 Jan 2019
__-tac-toe Newsday 21 Jan 2019
Involuntary habit
Facial spasm
Nose scrunching, e.g.
Constant lip-chewing, e.g.
___ Tac mints
Nervous twitch
Idiosyncratic habit
Poker game tell, perhaps
Nose twitch, e.g.
Constant knuckle-cracking, e.g.
Constant grimacing, e.g.
X-X-X part
Twitch The Telegraph Quick 29 Dec 2018
Little jerk New York Times 19 Dec 2018
Muscular jerk Premier Sunday 16 Dec 2018
First of a game's three-in-a-row Family Time 09 Dec 2018
Personal hallmark Newsday 17 Nov 2018
Nervous habit Eugene Sheffer 15 Nov 2018
Quirky habit USA Today 09 Nov 2018
Start of a paper-and-pencil game Family Time 05 Nov 2018
Uncontrollable spasm USA Today 22 Oct 2018
Sign of nerves, maybe The Washington Post 05 Oct 2018
Sign of nerves, maybe LA Times Daily 05 Oct 2018
Nervous twitch Jonesin 25 Sep 2018
Habitual response to gum without protection? The Telegraph Cryptic 19 Sep 2018
Part of XXX New York Times 19 Sep 2018
Nervous mannerism Newsday 30 Aug 2018
Throat clearing, perhaps Newsday 25 Aug 2018
Breath mint word Universal 21 Aug 2018
Idiosyncrasy The Washington Post Sunday 05 Aug 2018
Idiosyncrasy Universal 05 Aug 2018
___ Tac (breath mint) Family Time 05 Aug 2018
Repetitive throat-clearing, e.g USA Today 01 Aug 2018
-- -tac-toe Premier Sunday 22 Jul 2018
Periodically tugging on one's ear, say New York Times 10 Jul 2018
Rapid blinking, e.g USA Today 11 Jun 2018
Muscle spasm LA Times Daily 29 May 2018
Muscle spasm The Washington Post 29 May 2018
Involuntary movement The Telegraph Quick 21 May 2018
Convulsive spasm The Times Concise 10 May 2018
Spasm New York Times 10 Apr 2018
Idiosyncratic contraction The Washington Post 30 Mar 2018
Idiosyncratic contraction LA Times Daily 30 Mar 2018
Little spasm Universal 17 Mar 2018
-- Tac Premier Sunday 11 Mar 2018
Nervous motion Thomas Joseph 02 Mar 2018
Was on first New York Times 01 Mar 2018
Nervous twitch New York Times 07 Feb 2018
First O of OOO Family Time 04 Feb 2018
Rapid eye blinking, e.g USA Today 23 Jan 2018
With 40- and 43-Across, game that's been played in each of this puzzle's corners Wall Street Journal 11 Jan 2018
Nervous twitch
Little jerk
Sign of nerves, maybe (2)
Personal quirk
Nervous twitch
Muscle spasm
Little jerk
Idiosyncrasy
Idiosyncratic contraction
Idiosyncrasy
Uncontrollable spasm
Rapid eye blinking, e.g.
Rapid blinking, e.g.
Quirky habit
Repetitive throat-clearing, e.g.
Idiosyncrasy
Breath mint word
Spasm
Periodically tugging on one's ear, say
Part of XXX
One might be nervous
Facial spasm The Sun Two Speed 28 Dec 2017
Twitch of insect, say The Sun Two Speed 28 Dec 2017
Spasm Universal 24 Dec 2017
It may be nervous The Washington Post 10 Dec 2017
It may be nervous LA Times Daily 10 Dec 2017
Nervous habit Thomas Joseph 06 Dec 2017
Twitch The Washington Post 05 Dec 2017
Twitch LA Times Daily 05 Dec 2017
First X, say New York Times 15 Nov 2017
Nervous mannerism The Washington Post 17 Oct 2017
Nervous mannerism LA Times Daily 17 Oct 2017
Obsession Newsday 08 Sep 2017
Sign of nervousness New York Times 27 Aug 2017
Part of O-O-O Universal 26 Aug 2017
One may be nervous The Washington Post 11 Aug 2017
One may be nervous LA Times Daily 11 Aug 2017
Twitch Premier Sunday 23 Jul 2017
___-tac-toe New York Times 10 Jul 2017
Behavioral oddity LA Times Daily 04 Jun 2017
Behavioral oddity The Washington Post 04 Jun 2017
'__-Tac-Dough': TV game show The Washington Post 29 May 2017
"__-Tac-Dough": TV game show LA Times Daily 29 May 2017
Recurrent behavior LA Times Daily 19 May 2017
Recurrent behavior The Washington Post 19 May 2017
Muscle jerk Premier Sunday 09 Apr 2017
Sudden facial contraction Universal 31 Mar 2017
Muscular twitch USA Today 25 Mar 2017
An habitual twitch Canadiana 27 Feb 2017
Involuntary muscular spasm The Times Concise 20 Feb 2017
Involuntary twitch, e.g Universal 23 Jan 2017
Nervous twinge Jonesin 10 Jan 2017
One may be nervous
Sign of nervousness
Recurrent behavior
Twitch
It may be nervous
Nervous mannerism
___-tac-toe
Spasm
Part of O-O-O
"__-Tac-Dough": TV game show
First X, say
___-tac-toe
Behavioral oddity
Hold 'em tell, maybe LA Times Daily 28 Oct 2016
First syllable of a simple game Universal 19 Sep 2016
Recurring twitch The Washington Post 09 Sep 2016
A twitch, every now and again The Telegraph Toughie 26 Aug 2016
Habitual idiosyncrasy Premier Sunday 21 Aug 2016
Brief movement Wall Street Journal 19 Aug 2016
Muscle twitch The Washington Post 10 Aug 2016
Involuntary twitch Irish Times Simplex 09 Aug 2016
Facial twitch Canadiana 08 Aug 2016
Spasm LA Times Daily 05 Aug 2016
Sudden movement Wall Street Journal 08 Jul 2016
It can be an X or an O Universal 20 Jun 2016
Quirk Wall Street Journal 16 Jun 2016
Quirk Premier Sunday 12 Jun 2016
Constantly adjusting one's glasses, e.g New York Times 03 Jun 2016
Involuntary response The Times Concise 27 Apr 2016
With 48-Across, Altoids alternative Universal 24 Apr 2016
Habitual spasm USA Today 09 Apr 2016
It may be a sign of stress LA Times Daily 03 Apr 2016
Involuntary response The Telegraph Quick 16 Feb 2016
Tourette's symptom New York Times 24 Jan 2016
'___ Tac Dough' (old game show) The Washington Post 07 Jan 2016
Tourette's symptom
It can be an X or an O
First syllable of a simple game
Constantly adjusting one's glasses, e.g.
Spasm
Muscular twitch
Pencil twirling, e.g.
Small spasm Universal 31 Dec 2015
First "O" of O-O-O USA Today 18 Dec 2015
-tac-toe Eugene Sheffer 17 Dec 2015
Quirk of behavior Premier Sunday 29 Nov 2015
Facial twitch USA Today 31 Oct 2015
Idiosyncrasy Newsday 30 Oct 2015
Sudden spasm Wall Street Journal 19 Oct 2015
First X in a game USA Today 07 Oct 2015
Small jerk Premier Sunday 20 Sep 2015
Muscular twitch Wall Street Journal 14 Sep 2015
Part of X-X-X New York Times 26 Aug 2015
First X or O? Eugene Sheffer 18 Aug 2015
Facial spasm Canadiana 17 Aug 2015
Mannerism or spasm Universal 29 Jul 2015
Neurotic spasm USA Today 28 Jul 2015
Involuntary wink, maybe Premier Sunday 26 Jul 2015
Twitch oddly visible? The Times Cryptic 14 Jul 2015
Mannerism LA Times Daily 11 Jul 2015
Partner of toc Canadiana 01 Jun 2015
First of three-in-a-row, in a game Family Time 06 Apr 2015
Little jerk Premier Sunday 05 Apr 2015
Behavioral quirk Universal 01 Apr 2015
Part of O-O-O USA Today 23 Mar 2015
Personal quirk Newsday 01 Feb 2015
Spasm USA Today 09 Jan 2015
Constantly twirling a lock of hair, e.g New York Times 07 Jan 2015
Idiosyncrasy Thomas Joseph 06 Jan 2015
Convulsive muscular motion The Telegraph General Knowledge 04 Jan 2015
Small jerk
Part of X-X-X
Personal quirk
Idiosyncrasy
Personal quirk
Quirk
__-tac-toe
Mannerism
Hold 'em tell, maybe
-- -tac-toe
Involuntary wink, maybe
Little jerk
Quirk of behavior
Twitch
Spasm
Spasm
Personal quirk
Behavioral quirk
Mannerism or spasm
Small spasm
Nervous twitch
Facial twitch
First "O" of O-O-O
First X in a game
Neurotic spasm
Part of O-O-O
Spasm
Constantly twirling a lock of hair, e.g.
Start of a successful line
Muscular twitch
Sudden movement
Sudden spasm
Not too big a jerk
Minor facial spasm, say
Personality quirk
Odd mannerism
Behavioral quirk
Tiny spasm
Start of a grid-based game
Square one?
Child's game opening
First of three-in-a-row
Involuntary muscular contraction
Little spasm
Quirk
___-tac-toe
Jerk or quirk
Peculiarity
Repetitive throat-clearing, e.g.
Little spasm
Fixation
Odd mannerism
Odd habit
Idiosyncrasy
Poker game tell, maybe
Poker table tell, maybe
Involuntary wink, e.g.
Twitch
Behavioral quirk
Involuntary movement
First correct "Hollywood Squares" square
Involuntary sign of nerves
Quirky habit
First X or O
One of the X's in XXX
Small jerk
Certain X or O
Recurring blink, say
Start of a grid-based game
Nervous mannerism
Muscle spasm
Involuntary sign of nerves
Involuntary movement
Poker table tell, maybe
Muscle jerk
Personal quirk
Unconscious quirk
Twitch
Recurring blink, say
Involuntary movement
Muscular contraction
Start of a pencil-and-paper game
One of the X's in X-X-X
Square one of a child's game?
Twitch
Idiosyncrasy
Personal quirk
Muscular twitch
Persistent personal quirk
Unconscious quirk
Nervous reaction
Muscular twitch
First X, say
Mannerism
First X, say
"___ Tac Dough" (old game show)
First X or O
Personal quirk
Involuntary muscle movement
With 24- and 45-Across, game represented by this completed puzzle's grid
Starting O, maybe
Foible
Nervous reaction
___ Tac (breath freshener)
"___-Tac-Dough"
-- Tac
Quirk or jerk
Nervous mannerism
First "O" of O-O-O
First O of O-O-O
First X or O, say
First correct "Hollywood Squares" square
Personality quirk
Behavioral oddity
The first O of O-O-O
First of three X's or O's
First O, say
Nervous movement
First O, say
Peculiarity
Odd mannerism
Start of a simple game
First X or O, say
Muscle spasm
Personality quirk
Bad liar's giveaway
Start of a simple game
Nervous twinge
Unconscious quirk
Mannerism
Start of a simple game
Opening in "Hollywood Squares"
Twitch
Mannerism or spasm
Peculiarity
Nervous twitch
Contraction of a sort
Contraction of a sort
Bad liar's giveaway
"___-Tac-Dough" (quiz show)
An X could represent it
Certain X or O
First X, potentially
Quirky habit
Recurrent twitch
Sign of stress
First X or O
Twitch
Nervous reaction
Little jerk
Quirk
Small spasmodic reaction
Muscle spasm
Spasm
First X or O
Start of a winning combination
Start of a grid-based game
Start of a grid game
Opening in "Hollywood Squares," essentially
Quirky habit
Small spasmodic reaction
Habitual spasm
-- Tac (breath mint)
Nervous mannerism
Behavioral quirk
First of three O's, perhaps
Muscle spasm
X or O, in a game
"___ Tac Dough" (game show)
It can't be helped
It can't be helped
Odd habit
Recurrent twitch
Sign of nerves
Quirk
Small throe
Uncontrollable movement
A little jerk?
Sudden contraction
Start of a simple game
Personal quirk
Quirk
Behavioral aberration
Twitch
First of a game trio
Involuntary muscular contraction
First X
First O
Facial twitch
One-third of a child's game
Habit, of sorts
"A Nervous ___ Motion of the Head to the Left" (Andrew Bird song)
Behavioral quirk
Quirky behavior
Spasmodic movement
Quirk
Sign of guilt, perhaps
Sign of nerves, perhaps
Unconscious quirk
Quirky habit
'-- Tac Dough'
Foible
Foible
Quirk
Habit, of a sort
Quirky trait
Game opener
Mannerism
Half a mint
Sign of nerves, perhaps
Twitch
Jerk
Tourette's movement
One X of XXX
Spasm
Half a miniature mint?
Personal quirk
Small spasm
Persistent personal quirk
Game name start
Sign of nerves, perhaps
Half a mint
Certain X or O
___ Tacs (breath mints)
X-X-X part
Half a mint?
First X, maybe
Start of a winning combination
Muscle movement
Spasm
Idiosyncrasy
The first X of XXX
Twitch
Unconscious quirk
___ Tac (breath freshener)
Jitter
First correct Hollywood Square
The first O of O-O-O
Quirky behavior
Part of three-in-a-row
One might be verbal
Annoying facial movement
Twitch
Square one?
Involuntary muscle movement
Behavioral quirk
Muscle spasm
Recurring blink, say
Muscular contraction
Muscle spasm
Can be facial
Game opener?
Uncontrolled contraction
First of three in a pencil/paper game
Muscle phenomenon
Sign of nerves
Personal quirk
It could be represented by an "X"
Personal quirk
Muscle spasm
Habitual jerk
Little spasm
Muscle movement
Hitler had one
Foible
Muscle spasm
Start of a pencil-and-paper game
Sign of nerves
Small spasm
Spasm
_____ -tac-toe
Muscle spasm
Recurring blink, maybe
Eccentricity
Quirk
"__ Tac Dough"
Unconscious quirk
Nervous quirk
An X could represent it
Quirk
Habitual spasm
Eccentricity
First X
Twitch
"___ Tac Dough"
Mannerism or spasm
Sudden contraction
Start of a simple game
Quirk of behavior
First X, maybe
Muscular contraction
Muscle problem
Jitter
"___ Tac Dough"
Facial trouble
Hitler's was facial
Twitch
Mini-spasm
First X, potentially
Uncontrollabel movement
Odd mannerism
Nervous reaction
Quirky habit
Involuntary contraction
Facial spasm
The first X?
First X?
Sign of stress
Game opener?
Facial spasm
Tiny spasm
Twitching
"___ Tac Dough" (quiz show)
Start of a three-word game
Game opener
___-tac-toe
Muscle spasm
Recurrent twitch
Nervous mannerism
Facial spasm
Facial movement
Eccentricity
___-Tacs (Certs competitor)
Involuntary spasm
Tac toe starter
The first X of X-X-X
Sign of nervousness
Certain X
Twitch
Part of a child's game
Behavioral trait
First of three-in-a-row
Opening in "Hollywood Squares"
Involuntary muscle spasm
Particularity
Start of a winning line
_____-tac-toe
Fixation
Mannerism
Oddity
Muscle contraction
Muscular contraction
Facial problem
Muscular spasm
Twitching
Obsession
Minor facial malady
Nerve spasm
Twitch
One of a game trio
Neuralgic symptom
Twitching
Muscular twitch
Facial twitch
Start of O and X game
Contraction
Involuntary wink
Sign of stress, sometimes
First of the toe trio
Sign of nerves
Minor spasm
Adjective suffix
Fixation.
Adjective suffix.
Obsession: Colloq.
Twitching.
Obsession.
Twitch.
Nervous symptom.
Muscular spasm.
Involuntary reaction.
Involuntary twitch.
Nervous affliction.
Habitual response: Colloq.
___, tac, toe.
Neuralgic symptom.
Muscular symptom.
Relative of a quirk.
Neural symptom.
Habitual mental reaction.
Muscular contraction.
Spasm.
Muscle spasm.
Twitch in a muscle.
Nervous twitch.
Vellication.
Neurotic spasm.
Quick contraction
Involuntary contraction
Uncontrollable spasm
Slight jerk
Nervous reaction
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