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New York Times, Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Author:
Rich Proulx
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Proulx

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Proulx. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Rich Proulx notes:
I had been wanting to do a puzzle about SEVEN WONDERS for quite a while. I just couldn't figure out how to squeeze "Mausoleum at ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
That feeling of déjà vu … I liked today's execution better than the FOURTEEN / POINTS one. Enough theme density to feel solid, but not ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
Until Jeff highlighted the theme answers, I didn't realize they were distributed symmetrically in the grid. Nice touch. In 1989, Kazuo ... read more
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0605 ( 25,411 )

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Across
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Variety show lineup : ACTS
5
Home shopping channel : QVC
8
Longtime product with a "Classic White" variety : BREAD
13
Weight of an empty container : TARE
14
Mideast federation, for short : UAE
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Ancient source of prophecy : ORACLE
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Exceed the capacity of : OVERFILL
18
Doze : NODOFF
19
2005 dystopian novel adapted into a 2010 film : NEVERLETMEGO
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Pastries with a portmanteau name : CRONUTS
22
Intoned : CHANTED
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Tick off : ENRAGE
27
Not backing, in the backwoods : AGIN
28
Loan letters : APR
29
Arp and Duchamp output : DADAART
31
In ___ of : LIEU
32
Place for a pin : LAPEL
35
Popular lingerie item owned by HanesBrands : BRA
36
Co-owner of the Pequod : PELEG
37
Word with rain or rock : ACID
38
Mellow R&B tune : SLOWJAM
40
Range org. : NRA
41
"I'd consider ___ honor" : ITAN
42
Legal rights, in France : DROITS
46
Graffitist, e.g. : DEFACER
48
Expanse far from ports : OPENSEA
49
Monuments of classical antiquity ... or what literally is missing from this puzzle : SEVENWONDERS
51
The People's Princess, familiarly : LADYDI
54
English churchyard flora : YEWTREES
55
Title girl in a 2001 Oscar-nominated French comedy : AMELIE
56
Beehive State native : UTE
57
River of northern France : OISE
58
Big superhero film of 2017 : WOMAN
59
It's divided by the 38th parallel: Abbr. : KOR
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Some fund-raising grps. : PTAS
Down
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Without delay : ATONCE
2
Setting for a Pirates of the Caribbean ride : CAVERN
3
___ Noah, host of "The Daily Show" : TREVOR
4
Wooed à la Don Giovanni : SERENADED
5
Participated in a bee : QUILTED
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Low-lying areas : VALES
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European of the Iron Age : CELT
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Heavy ankle-high shoe : BROGAN
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Danger in a uranium mine : RADON
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Prefix with conscious or catastrophe : ECO
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Landon who lost to F.D.R. in 1936 : ALF
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Surely, informally : DEF
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Bad artist to re-sign to a record deal : ONEHIT
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Thrifty : FRUGAL
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Quick Draw ___ (Hanna-Barbera character) : MCGRAW
23
Follow : TAIL
24
Blade with a bell guard : EPEE
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Miraculously effective medicine : DRUG
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Brother of Moses and Miriam : AARON
30
Loud, as trumpets : ABLARE
31
Sour candy : LEMONDROP
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Domain of the Queen of Hearts : LAND
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Subdivision of a subdivision : ACRE
34
"La Vie en Rose" singer : PIAF
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Raise : PARENT
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He said "Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn't mean he lacks vision" : STEVIE
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Big name in customer satisfaction surveys : JDPOWER
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Stranded during the winter, say : ICEDIN
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Response to "Look!" : ISEEIT
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Mother of Calcutta : TERESA
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Gives some lip : SASSES
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Havens : ASYLA
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Have a loan from : OWETO
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Three Stooges laugh sound : NYUK
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Counselor's subject : LAW
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"I love," to a Latin lover : AMO
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Like F.D.R.: Abbr. : DEM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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