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New York Times, Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Netflix debut, perhaps

Author:
Jennifer Lee and Victor Galson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Lee. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Galson. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
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© 2021, The New York Times11/9/21 ( No. 26,299 )
Across
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Analyze grammatically : PARSE
6
Extreme devotee, informally : FIEND
11
Org. for Pistons and Rockets : NBA
14
Overact : EMOTE
15
Egypt's Sadat : ANWAR
16
Common street name in the Northeast : ELM
17
"God in his wisdom made the fly / And then forgot ..." : TOTELLUSWHY
19
___ Sports (video game) : WII
20
Card in Uno : SKIP
21
Word after square or plus : ONE
22
Brings home : EARNS
24
"Tell me, O Octopus, I begs, / Is those things arms ...?" : ORISTHEYLEGS
28
Festival that awards the Palme d'Or : CANNES
31
Best possible : IDEAL
32
Eschew : AVOID
33
Voiced, as grievances : AIRED
35
Something often lent, but never returned : EAR
38
Eye of ___ (part of a witch's brew) : NEWT
39
Poet Nash, who wrote the lines in 17-, 24-, 47- and 58-Across : OGDEN
40
Long part of a horse, short part of a giraffe : MANE
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Places with frontline workers, for short : ERS
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Vibes : AURAS
43
Parts of a Facebook feed : POSTS
44
Bring out : EDUCE
46
"Let's be real" : FACEIT
47
"The cow is of the bovine ilk; / One end is moo, ..." : THEOTHERMILK
51
Alternative to Google or AOL : YAHOO
52
One-named singer born Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson : HER
53
Straw, basically : TUBE
57
Thanksgiving dinner ending : PIE
58
"The trouble with a kitten is that / Eventually it ..." : BECOMESACAT
62
Flub : ERR
63
They protect the QB : OLINE
64
Beth Harmon's weakness in "The Queen's Gambit" : PILLS
65
"Yes, captain" : AYE
66
Ocean's motions : TIDES
67
Like a good biscuit : FLAKY
Down
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Adoptees from the A.S.P.C.A. : PETS
2
One way to run : AMOK
3
Indian flatbread : ROTI
4
"Go, go, go!" : STEPONIT
5
Fish that may have only vestigial fins : EEL
6
Mr. Tumnus in the "Narnia" books and others : FAUNS
7
Zoomed-in map : INSET
8
"Blech!" : EWW
9
"I'll pass" : NAH
10
Impassive : DRYEYED
11
Netflix debut, perhaps : NEWRELEASE
12
Ice you can wear : BLING
13
Not quite right : AMISS
18
Lowry who wrote "The Giver" : LOIS
23
___ mode : ALA
25
Like a low battery icon : RED
26
Puts on the payroll : HIRES
27
Genesis garden : EDEN
28
Walking aid : CANE
29
Profess : AVER
30
"Listen, bub!" : NOWSEEHERE
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What the nouns and verb in this clue doesn't do : AGREE
34
Civil rights activist ___ B. Wells : IDA
36
Prefix with inflammatory : ANTI
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Doctor's generic recommendation : REST
39
"That's gotta hurt!" : OUCH
40
Shirley Temple, e.g. : MOCKTAIL
42
Decepticon's enemy in the "Transformers" films : AUTOBOT
43
Chum : PAL
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Scooby-___ : DOO
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Something said to be in the eyes or belly : FIRE
47
Like an overachieving personality : TYPEA
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Dangerous, as a situation : HAIRY
49
French wine valley : RHONE
50
Much internet humor : MEMES
54
Home of the Bruins : UCLA
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Refuse to continue : BALK
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E-commerce site for homemade goods : ETSY
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One of the Manning brothers : ELI
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El ___ (Spanish hero) : CID
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UV blocking measure : SPF

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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