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New York Times, Tuesday, April 7, 2020

___ Calrissian, member of the Rebel Alliance in "Star Wars"

Author:
Trent H. Evans
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Evans.
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© 2020, The New York Times4/7/20 ( No. 25,718 )
Across
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Measure of time or airplane wings : SPAN
5
Makeup of the first house in "The Three Little Pigs" : STRAW
10
A tall one is exaggerated : TALE
14
Fabled race loser : HARE
15
Boxer Ali : LAILA
16
Big name in skin care : OLAY
17
Taiwanese PC maker : ACER
18
Fred's neckwear on "Scooby-Doo" : ASCOT
19
Time long past : YORE
20
Dreaming state : HEADINTHECLOUDS
23
Lavish celebration : FETE
24
Like the summer sun : HOT
25
Knights' mounts : STEEDS
28
Big name in smoothies and juices : ODWALLA
32
Beats again and again, in slang : OWNS
33
"Tippy" craft : CANOE
35
Relative of a paddle : OAR
36
Practical state : FEETONTHEGROUND
40
Sleeve's contents : ARM
41
Takeaway of a fable : MORAL
42
Coif that might use pins and spray : UPDO
43
Classic catalog for air passengers : SKYMALL
45
Symbol of sudden, brilliant success : METEOR
47
It ends with diciembre : ANO
48
Dalai ___ : LAMA
49
Crass state : MINDINTHEGUTTER
57
Like dissertation defenses : ORAL
58
In adulthood : GROWN
59
Early stop for presidential candidates : IOWA
60
Indian flatbread : ROTI
61
Like unexplained house creaks, say : EERIE
62
Big name in bubbly : MOET
63
Door handle : KNOB
64
Televised comedy event : ROAST
65
Otherwise : ELSE
Down
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Ousted Iranian leader : SHAH
2
Duel unit : PACE
3
Researcher's specialty : AREA
4
Comic con, e.g., stereotypically : NERDFEST
5
Viewpoints : SLANTS
6
Refinement : TASTE
7
Like Mr. Moneybags : RICH
8
Plant that yields a salve : ALOE
9
OSHA or the F.C.C. : WATCHDOG
10
"Let's Go Places" sloganeer : TOYOTA
11
Felipe or Moises of major-league baseball : ALOU
12
Grease for baking : LARD
13
The ___ (apt anagram for "they see") : EYES
21
Iraq War danger, for short : IED
22
Bring down, as a flag : LOWER
25
TV viewers' vantage points : SOFAS
26
Bring up the rear? : TWERK
27
The Joker, to Batman : ENEMY
28
Student in a Contracts class, typically : ONEL
29
Jeweler's instrument : LOUPE
30
___ Calrissian, member of the Rebel Alliance in "Star Wars" : LANDO
31
Fire in the belly : ARDOR
33
Abbr. before C, F, V or X : CTRL
34
Sound of insight : AHA
37
Muscat resident : OMANI
38
Opposite of "from here on" : NOLONGER
39
DeLorean license plate in "Back to the Future" : OUTATIME
44
Fill-in-the-blanks story : MADLIB
45
Note holder on a refrigerator : MAGNET
46
Big bird Down Under : EMU
48
Puppeteer Shari : LEWIS
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Breakout role for Robin Williams : MORK
50
Soldering device : IRON
51
Defense alliance since 1949 : NATO
52
Bygone smartphone : TREO
53
Jewish wedding dance : HORA
54
Soldering 50-Down, e.g. : TOOL
55
She sheep : EWES
56
$100/night, e.g. : RATE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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