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New York Times, Saturday, February 23, 2019

Hit 2010s sci-fi series in which a single actress plays multiple clones

Author:
Sam Ezersky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sam Ezersky

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Ezersky. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2019, The New York Times2/23/19 ( No. 25,309 )

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1
Web and TV broadcast about celebrities : TMZLIVE
8
String of churches? : ROSARY
14
Many an American Legion member of the '50s-'60s : WWIIVET
15
"I wouldn't do that" : BADIDEA
16
Hometown of Kamala Harris : OAKLAND
17
Mob rule? : RIOTACT
18
"Yes, that's it!" : AHA
19
Best-selling compact S.U.V. introduced in 2007 : NISSANROGUE
21
N.B.A. Western Conference team, familiarly : MAVS
23
Blocked from view : HID
24
Captures : NETS
25
Rushes : HIES
27
DSL device : MODEM
29
Evidence of eligibility for senior discounts : AARPCARD
31
Milk-derived : LACTIC
36
Dweller in the Eastern Himalayas : BHUTANI
37
Sticking out : SALIENT
38
Fruit with a yellow rind : CASABA
39
Evergreens whose leaves are used culinarily : BAYTREES
40
Tightly packed, disorderly crowd : SCRUM
42
What ancient Egyptians treated with honey : ACNE
43
Important word in both physics and religion : MASS
47
Conjunction in a rebus puzzle : OAR
48
New contacts, informally : ADDS
50
Hit 2010s sci-fi series in which a single actress plays multiple clones : ORPHANBLACK
55
Shout of support : RAH
56
___ rights : MIRANDA
57
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band named after its leader : SANTANA
59
Prey for a jackal : MEERKAT
60
Exceptional athlete : IRONMAN
61
Hebrew leaders : ALEPHS
62
Celebrity embarrassment, maybe : SEXTAPE
Down
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Wee hour : TWOAM
2
Villain's cackle : MWAHAHAHA
3
Mosquito-borne danger in 2016 news : ZIKAVIRUS
4
Wee wee? : LIL
5
Man's name that spells a fictional people backward : IVAN
6
Start of an old boast : VENI
7
Strong winds may push them back, in brief : ETDS
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Disappointing news at an outdoor sports event : RAINDELAY
9
Stink : ODOR
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Not publicize for now : SITON
11
Words to live by : ADAGE
12
Did a film editing job on : RECUT
13
Sally of the Obama administration : YATES
15
Rope, essentially : BRAID
20
Did a farrier's job on : SHOD
22
Anatomical dividers : SEPTA
26
Hard covers : SCABS
27
Dr.'s order : MRI
28
First-time Winter Olympics participant of 2014 : MALTA
29
Multiple choice choices : ABC
30
Predators of the Amazon : ANACONDAS
32
Around : CIRCA
33
"Riverdale" or "The O.C." : TEENDRAMA
34
Words yawned in the afternoon : INEEDANAP
35
Price abbr. : CTS
37
Uncle's name : SAM
39
Bump on a log : BURL
41
Capital NNE of Marrakesh : RABAT
43
Parental nickname : MOMMA
44
Red-haired film princess : ARIEL
45
Bender : SPREE
46
Spiffy : SHARP
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Western on A.F.I.'s "100 Years ... 100 Movies" list : SHANE
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Symbol of life : ANKH
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Unchanged : ASIS
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Customer ___ : CARE
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Name attached to a Southeastern "-ville" : KNOX
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Supply during a boom? : TNT

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