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New York Times, Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Author:
Finn Vigeland
Editor:
Will Shortz
Blog:
"Heidi" author Johanna
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Finn Vigeland

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {VZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Vigeland. Tuesday freshness: 90%
Finn Vigeland notes:
This was a fun theme set to develop — it felt too perfect when two pairs of same-length answers emerged. I like that one pair is of ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I've seen a lot of FRUIT-filled crosswords, from top to bottom, but I enjoyed Finn's additional layer, BEAR FRUIT = parents bearing ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times6/1/21 ( No. 26,138 )
Across
1
Poetry showdown : SLAM
5
Third word in many limericks : WAS
8
URL opener : HTTP
12
Placed a curse on : HEXED
14
"Let's do the Time ___ again" (campy 1970s lyric) : WARP
15
Prominent elephant features : EARS
16
First African-American to win the Oscar for Best Actress : HALLEBERRY
18
Greenish blue : AQUA
19
He might have done it with the candlestick in the study : PROFESSORPLUM
21
Figure skating biopic of 2017 : ITONYA
22
Game console that sounds like a pronoun : WII
23
Wall St. debut : IPO
25
"No bid," in bridge : PASS
26
Blanket ___ (bad bed partner) : HOG
29
"See ya!" : LATER
31
Broke bread : ATE
32
User of the Force : JEDI
33
Signify : DENOTE
34
Turned out successfully ... or what the parents of 16-, 19-, 52- and 57-Across did? : BOREFRUIT
36
Titular Mozart opera character : FIGARO
39
Better ___ ever : THAN
40
Computer addresses, for short : IPS
43
Had a taste of : TRIED
44
Note after fa : SOL
45
"Hurry!" : CMON
46
Like a floor with a "Caution" sign : WET
47
Reddit Q&A : AMA
50
Mideast country west of 32-Down : ISRAEL
52
Mario's love interest in Super Mario games : PRINCESSPEACH
56
Unexciting, as a bar scene : DEAD
57
Pop star with the 1996 3x platinum album "Tidal" : FIONAAPPLE
59
Second word in many limericks : ONCE
60
Cuckoo : LOCO
61
Spending jag : SPREE
62
"Tell Mama" singer James : ETTA
63
Laugh for a corny joke : YUK
64
Part of N.Y.U. : YORK
Down
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Library caution : SHH
2
Accepted without hesitation : LEAPTAT
3
Rocker who sang "Paradise City" : AXLROSE
4
Cantaloupes and such : MELONS
5
Subjects of many epics : WARS
6
Symbol on a One Way sign : ARROW
7
"Heidi" author Johanna : SPYRI
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Get better, as a wound : HEAL
9
Mexican food similar to a flauta : TAQUITO
10
Jazz band instrument : TRUMPET
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"Here's some important info ...," in brief : PSA
13
Resist, as orders : DEFY
14
Director Anderson : WES
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Save the day : BEAHERO
20
Enter en masse, as a car : PILEIN
21
Choice at a microbrewery, for short : IPA
24
Get a lode of this! : ORE
27
Wordsworth work : ODE
28
ESP and photographic memory, for two : GIFTS
30
Carpenter ___ : ANT
32
Mideast country east of 50-Across : JORDAN
33
Singer with the 2019 #2 hit "Don't Start Now" : DUALIPA
34
Modern term of endearment : BAE
35
Letter after pi : RHO
36
Online initialism of rejoicing : FTW
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"Forgive me, Father" : IREPENT
38
Part of the digestive system, in brief : GITRACT
40
Tech release of 2017 : IMACPRO
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Amy who achieved fame on 42-Down : POEHLER
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See 41-Down : SNL
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Lousy : CRAPPY
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Marty ___, "Back to the Future" protagonist : MCFLY
49
Letters in a so-called "supervocalic" word : AEIOU
51
Aegean and Baltic, for two : SEAS
53
It's a thought : IDEA
54
Fashion no-no with a flip-flop : SOCK
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___-Cat (ski resort vehicle) : SNO
56
John or Jane, in court : DOE
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Cartoonish shriek : EEK

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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