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New York Times, Friday, May 3, 2019

Author:
Trenton Charlson
Editor:
Will Shortz
Automaker Bugatti who reportedly said "I make my cars to go, not to stop"
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Trenton Charlson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QW} Puzzle has duplicate clues This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Charlson.
Trenton Charlson notes:
This one takes me quite a ways back! Although this is my sixth themeless puzzle in the Times, it was the second one I constructed, ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Trenton is one of the few constructors I'd trust with a themeless grid featuring a lot of 7-letter answers. One of his previous ones ... read more
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© 2019, The New York Times5/3/19 ( No. 25,378 )
Across
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Sponsor's purchase : ADSPACE
8
Opportunities to watch the big game? : SAFARIS
15
"You said it!" : TRUEDAT
16
Befuddled : INAHAZE
17
Conversation, some say : LOSTART
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Potential consequence of time travel : PARADOX
19
Useful piece of code : APP
20
Dessert traditionally served with an RC Cola in the South : MOONPIE
22
"The Bottle ___" (short story by Robert Louis Stevenson) : IMP
23
Disappointing R.S.V.P.s : NOES
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Acts like an ass? : BRAYS
26
Ring site : LOBE
27
Some diving positions : TUCKS
29
F1 neighbor : ESC
30
As low as you can go : NADIR
31
Historical subject of a Verdi opera : ATTILA
33
Powerful engine : TURBOJET
35
Festival display : POMP
37
Bargain : PACT
38
No-goodnik : BADAPPLE
42
Impales : STICKS
46
Stopped lying : AROSE
47
In the style of : ALA
49
Treasure : VALUE
50
Staying power : LEGS
51
Virtual community admin : SYSOP
53
Zola title heroine : NANA
54
Long shot, typically : LOB
55
Emergency alert : CODERED
57
Classic sports cars : MGS
58
Titular woodcutter of a folk tale : ALIBABA
60
Bygone brand of weight-loss pills : TRIMSPA
62
Record collection? : DATASET
63
Increase in interest : ACCRUAL
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"Now you listen to me!" : SEEHERE
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Peacock feature : EYESPOT
Down
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"Driving Miss Daisy" setting : ATLANTA
2
One with no class? : DROPOUT
3
Any character with a token in Clue : SUSPECT
4
Doll : PET
5
Fall guy? : ADAM
6
Ingredient in some chips : CAROB
7
Automaker Bugatti who reportedly said "I make my cars to go, not to stop" : ETTORE
8
It might prevent a spill : SIPPYCUP
9
First name in erotica : ANAIS
10
Get on : FARE
11
Palindromic exclamation : AHA
12
Record holder : RADIODJ
13
CW sitcom/horror drama about a medical examiner who eats brains : IZOMBIE
14
Dr. Ruth, for one : SEXPERT
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Cartoonist Thomas : NAST
24
See 28-Down : SKIPASS
26
Kip spender : LAOTIAN
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Destination of one with a 24-Down : SLOPE
30
Its headquarters are at 30 Rockefeller Plaza : NBCTV
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Band aid : AMP
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Hall monitors, for short : RAS
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Recess appointment? : PLAYDATE
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"Yesterday" and "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," e.g. : BALLADS
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Biological rings : AREOLAE
40
Boxer rebellion? : DOGBITE
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If not : ELSE
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Zips one's lip : CLAMSUP
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Spicy Chinese dish with peanuts : KUNGPAO
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Ingredient in some chips : SEASALT
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Blood lines : AORTAE
51
Dry : SOBER
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Friend of Thomas the Tank Engine : PERCY
55
Instance : CASE
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"Bones" : DICE
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"Poppycock!" : BAH
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___ Peacock : MRS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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