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New York Times, Monday, November 13, 2017

With 37- and 52-Across, #11 on the American Film Institute's "100 Years ... 100 Movie Quotes" list

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 101 for Mr. Collins.
Peter A. Collins notes:
Well, I'm serving up a pretty standard tribute puzzle today. It's in honor of my favorite movie! I recommend sitting down with a bowl ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
COOL / HAND / LUKE, one of the classics! Pete gives us the (oft-misquoted) WHAT WE HAVE / HERE IS (a) FAILURE TO / COMMUNICATE. ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times11/13/17 ( No. 24,842 )
Across
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Things kindergartners learn : ABCS
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In addition : ALSO
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"The Naked ___" (Goya painting) : MAJA
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Bit of snow : FLAKE
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What some bills become : LAWS
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Burden : ONUS
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Dog-___ (like some old book pages) : EARED
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"Told ya!" : ICALLEDIT
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With 37- and 52-Across, #11 on the American Film Institute's "100 Years ... 100 Movie Quotes" list : WHATWEVEGOT
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Freezerful : ICE
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Put in a bibliography : CITE
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Have the wheel : STEER
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"Rebecca" author Du Maurier : DAPHNE
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The "Homo" in Homo sapiens : GENUS
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In the past : AGO
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Former lovers : OLDFLAMES
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See 20-Across : HEREISFAILURETO
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Accepts begrudgingly, as a minor flaw : LETSSLIDE
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___TV (Time Warner channel) : TRU
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Casting assignments : PARTS
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Meryl who portrayed Margaret Thatcher : STREEP
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43rd U.S. president, informally : DUBYA
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One of 18 on an 18-wheeler : TIRE
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Bear: Sp. : OSO
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See 20-Across : COMMUNICATE
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Make over : REFASHION
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Winter drink : COCOA
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Data : INFO
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Plains tribe : OTOE
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Drug bust units : KILOS
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With 66- and 67-Across, source of this puzzle theme's quote : COOL
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See 65-Across : HAND
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See 65-Across : LUKE
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Two or three : AFEW
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Ho-hum : BLAH
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___ mia (Italian term of endearment) : CARA
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Quick drawing : SKETCH
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___ and kicking : ALIVE
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One poked through the eye? : LACE
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Free goodies at an event : SWAG
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Nobel Peace Prize city : OSLO
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"The Simpsons" bartender : MOE
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Actress MacDowell of "Four Weddings and a Funeral" : ANDIE
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Electricity, slangily : JUICE
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Fall bloomer : ASTER
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Olympic hurdler Moses : EDWIN
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Shipmate of Capt. Kirk and Mr. Spock : LTSULU
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Summer in France : ETE
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Peter the Great, e.g. : TSAR
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Author Roald : DAHL
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author James : AGEE
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City with piers : PORT
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Alternatives to mums : GLADS
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"The Sopranos" Emmy winner Falco : EDIE
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Packers' and Panthers' org. : NFL
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"Make ___ what you will" : OFIT
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Portion (out) : METE
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Campbell's product : SOUP
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Athletic achievement award : ESPY
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Susan with the 1978 best seller "Compromising Positions" : ISAACS
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Camera type, for short : SLR
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Something confessed in a confessional : SIN
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Pulling a rabbit out of a hat, e.g. : TRICK
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Pull back, as in horror : RECOIL
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Kind of column in architecture : DORIC
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"___ hooks" (shipping caution) : USENO
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Highly successful, in theaterspeak : BOFFO
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Readied, as a musical instrument : TUNED
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Cry of anticipation : OHOH
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Big name in photocopiers, once : MITA
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Where the U.S. flag has flown since 1969 : MOON
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Anticensorship org. : ACLU
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Swiped : TOOK
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Abate : EASE
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"You've got mail" co. : AOL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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