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New York Times, Wednesday, February 20, 2019

URL ending associated with the beginnings of the answers to the six starred clues

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 75, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 93 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Byron Walden notes:
This puzzle has a pretty unusual set of theme entries: two 12's, two 13's and two 14's. The sensible thing would be to blow it up to a ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I hit EDU early on in my solve — seemed like an odd place for a revealer (pointing to the fact that the starts of the themers are ... read more
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© 2019, The New York Times2/20/19 ( No. 25,306 )

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Across
1
"Not so!" : ITSALIE
8
Modifier for "film" or "pinot" : NOIR
12
*Instructions for premade dinner rolls : BROWNANDSERVE
14
*Noble couple : DUKEANDDUCHESS
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With 4-Down, each year : PER
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Election day in the U.S.: Abbr. : TUES
17
Workplaces for scrub nurses, for short : ORS
18
Wrestling combos : TAGTEAMS
21
Come through in the ___ : CLUTCH
24
Completely mistaken : ALLWET
25
With 38-Across, hex that's hard to shake : BAD
26
Cotton gin inventor Whitney : ELI
27
Have the wheel : STEER
28
Holier-___-thou : THAN
30
Partiality : BIAS
31
*Latin American side dish that combines two food staples : RICEANDBEANS
34
*Title pair in a 2004-07 Nickelodeon sitcom : DRAKEANDJOSH
37
Practically an eternity : EONS
38
See 25-Across : MOJO
39
Set aside for later : TABLE
43
Bath tissue layer : PLY
44
Earth Day's mo. : APR
45
Word of caution : CAVEAT
46
Items scattered on bridal paths : PETALS
48
Almond-flavored liqueur : AMARETTO
50
Cool, in dated slang : HEP
51
Ancient kingdom in modern-day Jordan : EDOM
52
Sn, to chemists : TIN
53
*Eponymous founders of a Massachusetts-based firearms manufacturer : SMITHANDWESSON
58
*Duo of magicians who are the longest-running headliners in Las Vegas history : PENNANDTELLER
59
Bit of pond scum : ALGA
60
Mark ___, longtime game show partner of Bill Todman : GOODSON
Down
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Rankle : IRK
2
Sock tip : TOE
3
Try to hit, as a fly : SWATAT
4
See 15-Across : ANNUM
5
Fills a cargo hold : LADES
6
Unaffiliated voters: Abbr. : INDS
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URL ending associated with the beginnings of the answers to the six starred clues : EDU
8
P.M. who inspired a 1960s jacket : NEHRU
9
Trilogy of tragedies by Aeschylus : ORESTEIA
10
I.C.U. drippers : IVS
11
Hi-___ monitor : RES
12
Enter to steal from : BURGLE
13
Upbraid : SCOLD
14
Gave out hands : DEALT
15
School support grps. : PTAS
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Shakes one's booty : TWERKS
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Unnervingly strange : EERIE
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Positive kind of attitude : CANDO
22
Extended family : CLAN
23
Sound of contemptuous disapproval : HISS
25
Hootenanny instrument : BANJO
28
Barbershop quartet voice : TENOR
29
Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
30
"Act like you're supposed to!" : BEHAVE
32
Sleeps in a tent, say : CAMPS
33
Rigel or Spica, by spectral type : BSTAR
34
Johnny of 2005's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" : DEPP
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Part to play : ROLE
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"Can I get you ___?" : ANYTHING
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Casino patron : BETTOR
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Language of 15-Across 4-Down : LATIN
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School founded by Henry VI : ETON
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___ male : ALPHA
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Caravan animals : CAMELS
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Insurance giant based in Hartford : AETNA
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Supplement : ADDTO
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Cut the lawn : MOWED
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Prefix meaning "within" : ENDO
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Employer of a masseur : SPA
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Brooks with Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards : MEL
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"Brokeback Mountain" director Lee : ANG
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___-pitch softball : SLO
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One of 100 in D.C.: Abbr. : SEN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle.

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