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New York Times, Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Author:
Scott Graham
Editor:
Will Shortz
57-Across : Tiger's slot on the schedule, e.g.
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Scott Graham

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Graham.
Scott Graham notes:
Ta-da! Totally thrilled to toss this "T" theme to the Times! 'Twas tricky to tackle the teeming T's that this Tuesday theme took. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
TEE TIME today! Great first impression; the grid art jumping out at me. The unusual pattern of black squares Ts is mesmerizing. ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
Hey, constructors, are you looking for phrases where each word starts with T? A regular T*T* search will clutter up results with words ... read more
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S
2
C
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O
4
O
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P
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S
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C
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H
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A
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T
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T
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Y
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T
O
P
T
H
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S
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T
E
A
T
R
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E
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A
C
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H
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G
H
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H
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R
R
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G
O
N
E
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N
O
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S
E
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M
A
U
R
A
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E
N
T
R
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S
W
A
P
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N
I
N
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D
U
O
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E
R
E
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B
28
C
C
E
D
29
T
E
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A
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S
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E
R
T
R
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A
I
L
E
R
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H
O
T
C
O
F
F
E
E
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T
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R
E
A
S
U
R
E
T
R
O
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V
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E
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S
H
E
M
P
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R
I
C
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O
D
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S
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H
O
W
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T
A
T
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E
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S
T
A
T
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A
R
O
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A
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R
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A
L
F
A
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M
E
M
O
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F
E
R
R
A
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R
I
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I
M
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M
O
R
A
L
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T
A
K
E
T
E
N
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T
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T
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M
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S
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© 2022, The New York Times6/28/22 ( No. 26,530 )
Across
1
Typical ice cream servings : SCOOPS
7
Talkative : CHATTY
13
"Try and do better!" : TOPTHIS
15
Traditional medicine uses its oil : TEATREE
16
Two pair beats it in poker : ACEHIGH
17
Terrible things : HORRORS
18
Totally vanished : GONE
19
Tip of a plane : NOSE
21
Tierney of "The Affair" : MAURA
22
Theater's ___'acte : ENTR
23
Trade : SWAP
24
"Trapeze: The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs ___" : NIN
25
Twosome : DUO
26
"Take heed, ___ summer comes, or cuckoo-birds do sing": "The Merry Wives of Windsor" : ERE
27
Tagged surreptitiously, as on an email : BCCED
29
Tantalizing film preview : TEASERTRAILER
34
Tipplers drink this in the belief it helps sober them up : HOTCOFFEE
35
Thieves' stash, maybe : TREASURETROVE
39
Three Stooges member, for a time : SHEMP
40
"Touch and Go" singer Ocasek : RIC
41
Toxicological E.R. cases : ODS
43
To what effect? : HOW
44
Thames-side art gallery : TATE
46
TDs or FGs : STAT
47
Thunderous, as a crowd : AROAR
50
Turin-based automaker ___ Romeo : ALFA
51
"To: All Staff" note : MEMO
52
Testarossa or Portofino : FERRARI
54
Transgressive, say : IMMORAL
56
Table the rehearsal for a bit, say : TAKETEN
57
Tiger's slot on the schedule, e.g. : TEETIME
58
Thought through, with "out" : SUSSED
59
Third-largest country in the European Union, after France and Spain : SWEDEN
Down
1
Theatrically presented : STAGED
2
Tropical source of milk : COCONUT
3
Type of sandal : OPENTOE
4
Turn the ___ cheek : OTHER
5
The Eagles, on scoreboards : PHI
6
Taurus, Virgo, Libra, etc. : SIGNS
7
Top dog at a corp. : CEO
8
Tort basis : HARM
9
Twin-blade razor brand : ATRA
10
Thrash : TROUNCE
11
Toto in "The Wizard of Oz," e.g. : TERRIER
12
Two-word tenet of improv comedy : YESAND
14
Tub accessory : SHOWERCURTAIN
15
This is what a tailor seeks to provide : THEPERFECTFIT
20
Tailoring-related : SARTORIAL
27
Tall one or cold one, in Germany : BIER
28
Title role for Liz Taylor, in brief : CLEO
30
Throat-clearing sound : AHEM
31
Telenovela, e.g. : SOAP
32
Travelers from afar, for short : ETS
33
Toward the stern : AFT
35
Transcendentalist who wrote "Walden" : THOREAU
36
Thoroughly overhauls : REWORKS
37
Thing checked at a polling station : VOTERID
38
Teriyaki appetizer, maybe : EDAMAME
39
Treats very unfairly, in slang : SHAFTS
42
Taken dishonestly : STOLEN
45
Type of chair : EAMES
46
Thwacked, biblically : SMOTE
48
Trojan War god : ARES
49
Tempo : RATE
53
Tomato shade : RED
55
Tabby's cry : MEW

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

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