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New York Times, Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Google returns ... or the answers to the four starred clues

Author:
Ross Trudeau
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ross Trudeau

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 77, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Trudeau. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Ross Trudeau notes:
This puzzle is trivia-based, but its main flaw isn't trivial. Last year I started offering crossword construction help to non-male, LGBT, and ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I thought for a long time about how these four SEARCH RESULTS might be related (other than being results of searches, of course). Aren't there ... read more
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© 2019, The New York Times4/3/19 ( No. 25,348 )
Across
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Goof : ERR
4
Mexican resort area, for short : CABO
8
Car body option : SEDAN
13
Bets everything one's got : GOESALLIN
16
Bond wore a white one in "Goldfinger" : TUXEDO
17
Commercial holiday mailing : GIFTGUIDE
18
Strands at a ski lodge, say : ICESIN
19
*Louis Pasteur, 1885 : RABIESVACCINE
21
Losing poker player's declaration : IMOUT
24
U2 can call it home : EIRE
25
*Roald Amundsen, 1906 : NORTHWESTPASSAGE
33
Street cleaning day event : TOW
34
"Stat!" : ASAP
35
Where Apia is found : SAMOA
36
Queens's Arthur ___ Stadium : ASHE
38
*William Herschel, 1781 : URANUS
42
Half of square dance participants, typically : GALS
43
One-named Latin singer : CHARO
45
"I'll do that job" : ONIT
47
Letter above a sleeping toon : ZEE
48
*Howard Carter, 1922 : TUTANKHAMENSTOMB
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Heart and ___ : SOUL
54
Ver-r-ry small : EENSY
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Google returns ... or the answers to the four starred clues : SEARCHRESULTS
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Partner of part : PARCEL
63
Enhances, as an original recording : REMASTERS
67
Old British biplanes with an apt name : AVIANS
68
Home of the Titans : TENNESSEE
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Pick on : TEASE
70
Unwanted blanket : SMOG
71
Chicken ___ : POX
Down
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Goose ___ : EGG
2
Reine's husband : ROI
3
One issuing red cards, for short : REF
4
The "C" of F.C. Barcelona : CLUB
5
Others, in a Latin list : ALII
6
Wait : BIDE
7
Length of a quick tennis match : ONESET
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Favorable outcome : SUCCESS
9
Prez or veep : EXEC
10
Lucy's man : DESI
11
Deuce follower : ADIN
12
Abstainer's portion : NONE
14
Peacock's walk : STRUT
15
Annual mystery writer's award : AGATHA
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Pageant topper : TIARA
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___ access : VIP
21
Still in one piece : INTACT
22
Kind of pork on a Chinese menu : MOOSHU
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"... am I right?!" : ORWHAT
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Sch. system with campuses in Pullman and Spokane : WSU
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Big part of an elephant : EAR
28
Aromatherapy spot : SPA
29
Droop : SAG
30
Seattle-based retail giant : AMAZON
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Magic creatures of Jewish lore : GOLEMS
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Pass slowly and carefully : EASEBY
37
Time to remember : ERA
39
Bit of Oscar recognition, informally : NOM
40
French article : UNE
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Something to confess at a confessional : SIN
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Where's it's happening : ONSCENE
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Kind of fly : TSETSE
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Competitor of Target : KOHLS
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"Ben-___" : HUR
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Bells and whistles, maybe : ALERTS
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Exams : TESTS
55
Dust-up : SPAT
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Overhang : EAVE
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Verdi's "La donna è mobile," for one : ARIA
58
Some HDTVs : RCAS
59
Appear : SEEM
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"Let me think ... huh-uh" : UMNO
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Helmut of fashion : LANG
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Topic in parapsychology, for short : ESP
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Vintage car inits. : REO
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Possible reason for an R rating : SEX

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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