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New York Times, Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Author:
Zachary David Levy
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Zachary David Levy

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QWYZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Levy. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Zachary David Levy notes:
Like most of us (I think), I'm constantly turning over phrases in my head to see what can be parsed into 15 letter entries, and when ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Little known fact: my friends call me "The Notorious J.Y.C." Little known to my friends, that is. Years ago, I went through a similar ... read more
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© 2020, The New York TimesNo. 0630 ( 25,802 )
Across
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Segment of the Constitution that starts "We the People" : PREAMBLE
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YouTube postings : VIDEOS
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Goes wild : RUNSRIOT
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___ Marcos, longtime first lady of the Philippines : IMELDA
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2018 biopic about 54-Across : ONTHEBASISOFSEX
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"Yep, I took care of it!" : SUREDID
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Early Beatle Sutcliffe : STU
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Some hoppy drafts, for short : IPAS
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Brooklyn neighborhood where 54-Across grew up : FLATBUSH
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About 5 mL : TSP
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Saves to discuss later : TABLES
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1952 Winter Olympics host : OSLO
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Prefix with economics : SOCIO
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Subatomic particle named for an Indian physicist : BOSON
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Tongue-in-cheek nickname for 54-Across : THENOTORIOUSRBG
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Archcompetitor : RIVAL
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Terse turndown to an invitation : ICANT
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Start of the Arabic alphabet : ALIF
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Birch relatives : ALDERS
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Newspaper, disparagingly : RAG
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Law school where 54-Across finished at the top of the class : COLUMBIA
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Emmy-winning Ward : SELA
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Inquire : ASK
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Burst : POPOPEN
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Subject of this puzzle, who once said "Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you" : JUSTICEGINSBURG
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Air carrier based in Seoul : ASIANA
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Sweet liqueur : ANISETTE
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What to do "and weep," in an expression : READEM
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King or queen : MATTRESS
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Oktoberfest toast : PROSIT
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Prologues : RUNUPS
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Snare : ENTRAP
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Furnace residue : ASHES
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Talking horse of old TV : MRED
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Israel's Netanyahu, familiarly : BIBI
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Whites or darks for laundry, say : LOAD
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Many "Men in Black" characters, informally : ETS
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Scenic views : VISTAS
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"You all can keep playing" : IMOUT
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Assuredly, in slang : DEF
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Golfer nicknamed "The Big Easy" : ELS
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A famous one by Percy Bysshe Shelley begins "Hail to thee, blithe spirit!" : ODE
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"Wailing" instrument : SAX
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Key : ISLE
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___ Keys : FLORIDA
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Help by speaking well of : BOOST
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Geographical inits. until 1991 : USSR
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Pig : SLOB
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___ Kong : HONG
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Level or lathe : TOOL
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Not sit idly by : ACT
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Bit of dust jacket info : BIO
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Reason for an apology, maybe : SNAFU
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Places dogs go at cookouts : BUNS
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Gillette brand name : TRAC
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Biggest city on the island of Hawaii : HILO
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Satanic : EVIL
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Word repeated in "___ or no ___?" : ICE
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It makes stroke after stroke : OAR
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Sting that was the inspiration for the 2013 film "American Hustle" : ABSCAM
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What a thumbs-up icon might represent : LIKE
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Standing : REPUTE
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Warnings : ALERTS
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River to the Bay of Bengal : GANGES
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Northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail : MAINE
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Clearheaded : SOBER
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___ colada : PINA
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Words after get or sleep : ONIT
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[Over here!] : PSST
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Holder of jelly beans in a guessing contest : JAR
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Take advantage of : USE
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Singer with the 2016 #1 hit "Cheap Thrills" : SIA
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Bit : TAD
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Group of whales : GAM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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