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New York Times, Monday, January 18, 2021

54-Down : ___ Pictures, one of Hollywood's Big Five studios

Author:
Jeff Stillman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Stillman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Stillman notes:
This puzzle combines two of my loves: puzzling and traveling. This puzzle was born on a RyanAir flight back from Athens, Greece. As an ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I know a ridiculous amount of factoids about TOLEDO, OHIO, because I grew up watching M*A*S*H reruns. Klinger — you and your wild ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times1/18/21 ( No. 26,004 )
Across
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Get ready to hem, say : PINUP
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Hankering : ITCH
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Thomas Edison's middle name : ALVA
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Boxing venue : ARENA
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___ Hari (W.W. I spy) : MATA
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Russian "no" : NYET
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City where you won't find the Eiffel Tower : PARISTEXAS
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Cotton processors : GINS
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Not to mention ... : AND
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Org. for which Jason Bourne works in "The Bourne Identity" : CIA
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Author Charlotte, Emily or Anne : BRONTE
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City where you won't find the Parthenon : ATHENSGEORGIA
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1965 Alabama march site : SELMA
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Saintly "Mother" : TERESA
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Utopian : IDEAL
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Plant on a trellis : VINE
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1950s White House nickname : IKE
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"Nuts!" : DARN
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Gets ready, as for surgery : PREPS
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Insect flying in a cloud : GNAT
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CPR pro : EMT
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Sound made by helicopter rotors : WHIR
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Rings, as a church bell : PEALS
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Yasir of the P.L.O. : ARAFAT
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What the back of a store might open onto : ALLEY
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City where you won't find Virgil's Tomb : NAPLESFLORIDA
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Pal of Jerry on "Seinfeld" : ELAINE
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Driveway material : TAR
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QB successes : TDS
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Excessive drinking or gambling : VICE
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City where you won't find the El Greco Museum : TOLEDOOHIO
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Neck and neck : EVEN
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Cousin of "Kapow!" : WHAM
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Refrigerator compound : FREON
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Cincinnati squad : REDS
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"Well, that was stupid of me!" : OOPS
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Commuter boat : FERRY
Down
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Owner of the first bed that Goldilocks tested : PAPA
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Tehran's land : IRAN
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"Here comes Poindexter!" : NERDALERT
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Prefix with lateral or cellular : UNI
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Easter-related : PASCHAL
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"Let me rephrase that ..." : IMEANT
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Receipt line just above the total : TAX
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Org. that runs Windy City trains : CTA
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Fading stars : HASBEENS
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Kind of goat that's the source of mohair : ANGORA
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Not upstanding, in either sense of the word : LYING
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20-ounce size at Starbucks : VENTI
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Confounded : ATSEA
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Bit of attire you might learn how to put on while using a mirror : TIE
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Valentine's Day flower : ROSE
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I.R.S. agent, quaintly : TMAN
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More than a couple : SEVERAL
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Part of a golf club : GRIP
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Pro or con, in a debate : SIDE
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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All riled up : INALATHER
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Curly-leafed cabbage : KALE
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Online market for craftspeople : ETSY
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What follows the initial part of a master plan : PHASETWO
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Repeated bit in jazz : RIFF
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Neuter, as a horse : GELD
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Small, brown bird : WREN
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Join in couples : PAIROFF
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1986 sci-fi sequel set in deep space : ALIENS
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Venerated symbols : TOTEMS
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"Not a chance!" : NEVER
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Still surviving : ALIVE
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Walked nervously back and forth : PACED
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Far out : RAD
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Designer Christian : DIOR
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___ Pictures, one of Hollywood's Big Five studios : SONY
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Cry of surprise : OHO
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Drink like a cat : LAP
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Bauxite, e.g. : ORE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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