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New York Times, Saturday, June 13, 2020

Source of the line "Let us not speak of them, but look, and pass on"

Author:
Trenton Charlson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Charlson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Trenton Charlson notes:
The inspiration for this puzzle was noticing that although SHOGI has been in the NYT crossword multiple times, XIANGQI had yet to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Such a Charlsonesque way to kick off a puzzle, a Z in the first square. [Hyperbolic figure] had me fooled for a while, thinking about ... read more
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Z
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I
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L
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L
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O
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N
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X
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C
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T
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R
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O
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O
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R
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M
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L
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L
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D
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B
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R
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X
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W
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L
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K
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G
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M
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P
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M
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© 2020, The New York Times6/13/20 ( No. 25,785 )
Across
1
Hyperbolic figure : ZILLION
8
Je ne sais quoi : XFACTOR
15
Quite a lot? : ONEACRE
16
Home of Velázquez's "Las Meninas" : ELPRADO
17
"And so it begins!" : OFFWEGO
18
The Pantheon in Rome has one : ROTUNDA
19
Satisfied : MET
20
Pokes around : SNOOPS
22
Kick in : ADD
23
Postgraduate hurdles : ORALS
26
Takes evening courses? : SUPS
27
Bad fit : AGUE
28
"No way!" : UNREAL
30
Not forward : SHY
31
Roaring Twenties style : DECO
32
Classic bit of groanworthy wordplay : TOMSWIFTY
34
Speaks sharply : BARKS
35
Opera with a noted triumphal march : AIDA
36
Power ___ : TRIP
38
Like some private eyes : EXFBI
41
Cajolery : SWEETTALK
46
Pseudologist : LIAR
47
Car that's "really lookin' fine," in song : GTO
48
Trade : METIER
49
Alma mater of Samuel Morse : YALE
50
___ vez (again: Sp.) : OTRA
52
To some extent, informally : SORTA
53
Aspiration for many Second City performers, in brief : SNL
54
Stationary : ATREST
56
Vowelless interjection : TSK
57
"Roger that" : IGOTCHA
59
Screenwriter's pitch : PREMISE
62
Marine, say : AQUATIC
63
Club owners? : CAVEMEN
64
Split hairs : NITPICK
65
High points : APOGEES
Down
1
Try to see the whole picture : ZOOMOUT
2
Source of the line "Let us not speak of them, but look, and pass on" : INFERNO
3
Shield bearer, typically : LEFTARM
4
Regulation : LAW
5
Word before pick or pack : ICE
6
Sch. yearbook section : ORGS
7
Hard-to-miss signs : NEONS
8
Plant suited to an arid environment : XEROPHYTE
9
One of Peter Rabbit's sisters : FLOPSY
10
Complex units: Abbr. : APTS
11
Grand finale? : CRU
12
Relative of the honeycreeper : TANAGER
13
Weird type : ODDDUCK
14
Motor contests with a portmanteau name : ROADEOS
21
Bounce : OUST
24
Bygone Buick : LESABRE
25
2005 horror sequel : SAWII
27
Eventually accept : ADAPTTO
29
Ceiling : LID
33
Accelerate in the process : FASTTRACK
34
Snacks : BITES
37
Ad ___ : REM
38
Heavenly : ELYSIAN
39
So-called "Chinese chess" : XIANGQI
40
Kind of shelter : FALLOUT
42
Abraded : WORE
43
Station slot : AIRTIME
44
"Decisions, decisions ..." : LETSSEE
45
Supposed sightings off the coast of Norway : KRAKENS
47
Kind of type used in the Gutenberg Bible : GOTHIC
51
Shelter grp. : ASPCA
54
Prologue follower : ACTI
55
Cakehole : TRAP
58
Dance genre : TAP
60
Annual e-sports competition since 1996 : EVO
61
One of the March sisters : MEG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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