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New York Times, Tuesday, March 1, 2016

1950 Bette Davis film hinting at something found 15 times in this puzzle

Author:
Freddie Cheng
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Cheng. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Freddie Cheng notes:
This puzzle, which I like to call "Eve All About", was submitted 2 years ago in March 2014, aiming for a Monday audience (I missed). I ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Freddie interprets ALL ABOUT EVE to mean "place 15 instances of EVE in the puzzle." I often have trouble with this sort of concept, as ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times3/1/16 ( No. 24,220 )
Across
1
"Put a tiger in your tank" brand : ESSO
5
One watching very, very closely : HAWK
9
Egyptian vipers : ASPS
13
Theater ticket price factor : TIER
14
Bread spread : OLEO
15
Like the Parthenon : GREEK
16
Tri and tri again? : HEXA
17
Ooze : SEEP
18
Fine Cremona violin : AMATI
19
2000-03 Disney Channel series with Shia LaBeouf : EVENSTEVENS
22
Pink Floyd's "The Dark Side of the Moon" and "The Wall" : LPS
23
Pigeon's perch : LEDGE
24
High-stress hosp. area : ICU
25
Follower of wye : ZEE
26
Daredevil who survived more than 400 bone fractures : EVELKNIEVEL
31
Not socially acceptable : UNPC
35
Dawn goddess : EOS
36
Advil competitor : ALEVE
37
Oil-producing matter in shale : KEROGEN
39
User names on Twitter : HANDLES
41
Each and ___ : EVERY
42
Extension for the White House website : GOV
43
Number two: Abbr. : ASST
44
Place to buy a Slurpee : SEVENELEVEN
48
Like most Twizzlers : RED
49
Accept, as losses : EAT
50
"Eek!" : YIPES
55
Watergate monogram : RMN
56
1950 Bette Davis film hinting at something found 15 times in this puzzle : ALLABOUTEVE
59
Chat up at a bar, say : HITON
61
Missing, militarily : AWOL
62
W.W. II British gun : STEN
63
56-Down opener : ENERO
64
Some shortening : LARD
65
___ Health magazine : MENS
66
Throws in : ADDS
67
Affirmations to captains : AYES
68
Art Deco designer of the 1920s and '30s : ERTE
Down
1
Merman of song and stage : ETHEL
2
Forty-niner's tool : SIEVE
3
Birds-and-the-bees class : SEXED
4
Sumatran swinger, informally : ORANG
5
Chris Rock, for the 2016 Oscars : HOST
6
Sailor's heading : ALEE
7
Plantation pests : WEEVILS
8
Fraction of a ruble : KOPECK
9
Fjord vis-à-vis an ocean : ARM
10
Things that are rising globally, according to scientists : SEALEVELS
11
Personal annoyances : PETPEEVES
12
Super G needs : SKIS
15
"What a ___!" : GAS
20
"Get it?" : SEE
21
Certain rosary counter : NUN
25
Nintendo video game princess : ZELDA
27
Shape of some shirt necks : VEE
28
It's been a long time : EON
29
Sir ___ McKellen (Gandalf portrayer) : IAN
30
For fear that : LEST
31
Luau music makers, for short : UKES
32
"Forget I said that" : NEVERMIND
33
Stopped : PREVENTED
34
Hollowed out, as an apple : CORED
38
Ob-___ : GYN
39
Kind of lane for car-poolers : HOV
40
"___ Maria" : AVE
42
Quick vacation : GETAWAY
45
Prey for a barracuda : EEL
46
Syllables delivered with fingers in the ears : LALALA
47
Greenwich Village sch. : NYU
51
Response to "Who's there?" : ITSME
52
Flying Pan : PETER
53
High jump or 4 x 100-meter relay : EVENT
54
Brains : SENSE
55
Cousin of an ostrich : RHEA
56
Year, in Uruguay : ANO
57
Snoozer : BORE
58
Bygone G.M. car, appropriately enough : OLDS
60
Surgery sites, briefly : ORS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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