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New York Times, Friday, October 8, 2021

Words before "Yes, I cried, yes I cried" in "Return of the Mack"

NOTE: This is the syndication date. The puzzle was published in the New York Times on Friday, September 3, 2021.
Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley and Paolo Pasco
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1898/7/19969/3/202119
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385152019502715
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.635214
Brendan Emmett Quigley
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
217/17/20159/3/20218
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2300079
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.61021
Paolo Pasco

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 189 for Mr. Quigley. This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Pasco.
Constructor notes:
BEQ: This one came from an IM with Paolo. I don't remember what we were talking about, and I'm too lazy to even look it up. But I know ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
There are few constructors out there who regularly debut material that's not already on the XWord Info Word List. BEQ and Paolo happen ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

The clue for HELLCAT at 37-Down was corrected from "aircraft carrier" to "fighter plane."

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© 2021, The New York Times9/3/21 ( No. 26,232 )

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Across
1
Covered up : CLAD
5
Robinson of TV's "I Think You Should Leave" : TIM
8
Charity bowling event, e.g. : PROAM
13
Home to Waianuenue Falls : HILO
14
0, for 0° : SINE
15
Conspicuously unfamiliar party guest, informally : RANDO
16
One-___ punch (kung fu technique) : INCH
17
Frequent rock soloist : LEADGUITAR
19
Liberal leader? : NEO
20
Words before "Yes, I cried, yes I cried" in "Return of the Mack" : YOULIEDTOME
21
"When has that ever been true?" : ONWHATPLANET
23
Amusement, online : LOLS
24
Trash collector : BIN
25
___ theory : SET
28
Filter feeder's fodder : KRILL
30
"In that case, move on!" : SOLETITGO
33
Table salt is made of them : IONS
34
Some natural history museum exhibits, for short : DINOS
35
Brand image : LOGO
36
Create a diversion from a damaging issue, in politics : WAGTHEDOG
38
Podcaster Marc : MARON
39
Names : IDS
40
Senegal-to-Togo dir. : ESE
41
Actress Chaplin : OONA
42
Show of hands? : CLOSEUPMAGIC
47
Collection of 10 directives written by Vladimir Lenin : APRILTHESES
50
Animal whose name sounds like you? : EWE
51
Place to get a cold brew : BEERCOOLER
52
"Bearing gifts we traverse ___" ("We Three Kings" lyric) : AFAR
53
Mohawk Valley city : UTICA
54
"Now ___ even" : WERE
55
Took off : WENT
56
2020 Christopher Nolan sci-fi thriller : TENET
57
Yearbook grp. : SRS
58
Licks, say : WETS
Down
1
Pants material : CHINO
2
Pants material : LINEN
3
Role for Malcolm-Jamal Warner on "The People v. O. J. Simpson" : ALCOWLINGS
4
"Gah!" : DOH
5
Keep busy : TIEUP
6
On the whole : INALL
7
Site for a movie poster? : MEDIABLOG
8
Commonsensical : PRUDENT
9
Actor John of Broadway's "Carousel" : RAITT
10
Unfooled by : ONTO
11
Congressman Kinzinger : ADAM
12
"Gimme, gimme, gimme!" : MORE
14
Casino game that's 100% luck : SLOTS
18
Beings made from smokeless fire, in the Quran : GENIES
20
Elided pronoun : YALL
22
British composer Gustav : HOLST
25
Warehouse cost : STORAGEFEE
26
Brand whose last letter is in the shape of its product : EGGO
27
Saturday morning character : TOON
28
Christchurch resident : KIWI
29
Spot for a hairpin : ROAD
30
They're not the main event : SIDESHOWS
31
Artist in the avant-garde Fluxus movement : ONO
32
Actress Glazer : ILANA
34
Old automaker with the models Firedome, Fireflite and Firesweep : DESOTO
37
W.W. II aircraft fighter plane : HELLCAT
38
May celebrants : MOMS
41
___ citato (in the work quoted: Lat.) : OPERE
42
Enchantress in Greek myth : CIRCE
43
Fisher with a stownet : EELER
44
FAQ checkers : USERS
45
"Gimme, gimme, gimme!" : IWANT
46
Longtime mint brand that doesn't contain any mint : CERTS
47
Appear alongside : ABUT
48
Sneaky ___ : PETE
49
Line from a bit? : REIN
52
[So adorable!] : AWW

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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