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New York Times, Monday, February 27, 2023

Author:
David Rockow
Editor:
Will Shortz
Maker of instant pictures since 1948
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David Rockow

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 14 Words: 71, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Rockow. Monday freshness: 49%
David Rockow notes:

Look at me crossing SIENA/RENI on a Monday. I am a bit of a bad boy if I do say so myself.

Jeff Chen notes:
In her retirement, my mom has taken an affinity to Taiwanese black bears . This would be all well and good, but she's what's ... read more
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© 2023, The New York Times2/27/23 ( No. 26,774 )
Across
1
Viewer-supported TV network : PBS
4
Insect whose name sounds like a letter of the alphabet : BEE
7
Single-masted boat : SLOOP
12
"___ missing something?" : AMI
13
Electric guitar accessory : AMP
14
Film sections : SCENES
15
Maker of instant pictures since 1948 : POLAROIDCAMERA
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Nights before holidays : EVES
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Capital of Egypt : CAIRO
20
Washes without soap : RINSES
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Borrower's limit : LOANCAP
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Filming location : SET
28
1997 Will Smith/Tommy Lee Jones blockbuster : MENINBLACK
30
Captain Hook's henchman : SMEE
31
"As I was going to St. ___ …" : IVES
32
"Please be patient" … or a literal description of 15-, 28-, 39- and 52-Across? : BEARWITHME
36
Patron saint of Norway : OLAV
38
Pouting expression : MOUE
39
"The Godfather of Soul" : JAMESBROWN
43
State of matter with the lowest density : GAS
46
Co-creator of Black Panther, Iron Man and the Hulk : STANLEE
47
Arrived, as inspiration : STRUCK
49
Major city in Tuscany : SIENA
51
Abominable Snowman, by another name : YETI
52
Brief time to shine : MOMENTINTHESUN
57
Rest periods : BREAKS
58
Fish in a Japanese garden : KOI
59
Sandy shade : TAN
60
Prone to creative expression : ARTSY
61
Move like a bunny : HOP
62
Like a fox : SLY
Down
1
Times, Post, Daily News, etc. : PAPERS
2
Schlocky film like "Killer Klowns From Outer Space" : BMOVIE
3
Phone mode for a theater : SILENT
4
Tavern : BAR
5
Angsty music genre : EMO
6
Grander than grand : EPIC
7
Egyptian symbol of growth and rebirth : SCARAB
8
Sprite flavor : LEMONLIME
9
Number of Q tiles in Scrabble : ONE
10
"___ the ramparts we watched …" : OER
11
Free ad, for short : PSA
14
Descendant : SCION
16
Donkey : ASS
17
Surrealist with a trademark mustache : DALI
21
1815 novel on which the film "Clueless" was based : EMMA
22
One reading tea leaves, say : SEER
24
Site of an ancient painting, perhaps : CAVE
25
Top card : ACE
26
Tie-breaking soccer shots: Abbr. : PKS
29
The "N" of N.Y.C. : NEW
30
Earth's oceans, so to speak : SEVENSEAS
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Tuscaloosa school, informally : BAMA
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Texter's "I think …" : IMO
34
Takes to the impound lot : TOWS
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Scavenger ___ : HUNT
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Drinks you can get with or without pulp, for short : OJS
37
Back muscle, in brief : LAT
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Classic toy with the jingle lyric "a spring, a spring, a marvelous thing!" : SLINKY
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Red root vegetables : BEETS
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Italian painter Guido : RENI
43
Those whom a host hosts : GUESTS
44
Real : ACTUAL
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Very thin : SKINNY
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Dark loaf, often : RYE
50
Egyptian symbol of life : ANKH
52
Deg. for an exec : MBA
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Bobby of the Boston Bruins : ORR
54
Largest art museum in the Americas, with "the" : MET
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Overly : TOO
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With it : HIP

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