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New York Times, Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Author:
Katherine Baicker and Adam Wagner
Editor:
Will Shortz
Blog:
Biblical patriarch who had "ha" added to his name when he was 99 years old
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34/17/20233/26/20243
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0120000
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1.471130%
Katherine Baicker
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204/20/20215/23/20244
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281.6313359%
Adam Wagner

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GJQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Baicker. This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Wagner. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. Tuesday freshness: 88%
Constructor notes:
KATE: I reached out cold to Adam, whose puzzles I love, to see if he'd be interested in collaborating. He asked if I had any theme ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Hopefully finding "39-Across" left you COMBOBULATED. Secret additional Across entries like "60-Across" are not easily BEKNOWNST to ... read more
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© 2023, The New York Times5/16/23 ( No. 26,852 )
Across
1
"Ripped" muscles : ABS
4
Instagram, Twitter and TikTok, informally : SOCIALS
11
High-chair wear : BIB
14
Poet who quoth "Nevermore" : POE
15
Big opportunity for scoring in hockey : OPENNET
16
Green: Prefix : ECO
17
Casualness … even though 18-Across doesn't mean urgency : NONCHALANCE
19
Farm bales : HAY
20
[Puh-lease!] : EYEROLL
21
Wyoming range : TETONS
23
Texas city where Dr Pepper was invented : WACO
24
Lazy … even though 26-Across doesn't mean active : INDOLENT
27
Formed : SHAPED
30
Bruins legend Bobby : ORR
31
Egotist's concern : SELF
33
First Black Disney princess : TIANA
35
Actress Fisher of "Eighth Grade" : ELSIE
36
Flustered … even though 39-Across doesn't mean poised : DISCOMBOBULATED
41
Edible that's been squirreled away? : ACORN
42
Gets up : RISES
43
First thing a waiter brings to the table, usually : MENU
44
Dads : PAS
45
Gossipy types : YENTAS
50
Wrong name … even though 51-Across doesn't mean the right name : MISNOMER
53
Actress Elisabeth of "Leaving Las Vegas" : SHUE
54
Tex-Mex snacks named after their inventor, Ignacio Anaya : NACHOS
55
"Don't wait!" : ACTFAST
58
Letters before a criminal's alias, maybe : AKA
59
Not yet discovered … even though 60-Across doesn't mean discovered : UNBEKNOWNST
62
The "p" of m.p.g. : PER
63
Sushi wrapper : SEAWEED
64
Medium for van Gogh : OIL
65
You ___ here (words on a mall map) : ARE
66
Che Guevara's given name : ERNESTO
67
Understand : SEE
Down
1
Big name in nonprofit journalism : APNEWS
2
"In your face!" : BOOYAH
3
___ Falls Convention (milestone in the women's suffrage movement) : SENECA
4
Neighborhood in N.Y.C. and London : SOHO
5
Fiery gem : OPAL
6
Large stringed instruments : CELLI
7
Once ___ blue moon : INA
8
Advice columnist Landers : ANN
9
Podium speaker : LECTOR
10
"Stainless" metal : STEEL
11
"Tell me what you really think" : BEHONEST
12
"Gotta tell you …" : ICANTLIE
13
Lost ___ ("Peter Pan" group) : BOYS
18
Photo editing command : CROP
22
Maker of Models S, X and Y : TESLA
25
Result of complete sound cancellation : NONOISE
26
Dribs and ___ : DRABS
28
School near Windsor Castle : ETON
29
De-lighted? : DIM
32
Cooked for : FED
34
Biblical patriarch who had "ha" added to his name when he was 99 years old : ABRAM
35
Otherwise : ELSE
36
Reservoir producer : DAM
37
Feature of many modern refrigerators : ICEMAKER
38
Big name in electric toothbrushes : SONICARE
39
Prospective sweetheart, say : CRUSH
40
Driver's one-eighty : UEY
44
Mike with the 2015 hit "I Took a Pill in Ibiza" : POSNER
46
[Warning: Explicit content!] : NSFW
47
Marvel supervillain : THANOS
48
Dweller Down Under : AUSSIE
49
Agree out of court : SETTLE
51
"Don't waste your time" : NOUSE
52
Zen garden tools : RAKES
54
California wine valley : NAPA
56
Tech site since 1994 : CNET
57
Heading on a list of errands : TODO
60
Prohibition : BAN
61
She that may be sheared : EWE

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

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