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New York Times, Monday, June 8, 2015

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BKQZ} This is puzzle # 88 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Peter A. Collins notes:
MAN movies. There certainly are a lot of them. I restricted myself to films with titles that go ____ MAN -– no hyphen (sorry, ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
MAN oh MAN, eight words which form a movie title when followed by MAN. Well, seven words and one phrase. That felt a bit like "one of ... read more
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 0608 ( 23,953 )
Across
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Pill bottle contents, informally : MEDS
5
City across the bay from St. Petersburg : TAMPA
10
Lose in a dice game, with "out" : CRAP
14
Mine, in Marseille : AMOI
15
Adage : AXIOM
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Seizure in a driveway, maybe : REPO
17
Glass slipper wearer in a fairy tale : CINDERELLA
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"Oh, were it not so!" : ALAS
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Control the wheel : STEER
21
___-mo replay : SLO
22
Les ___-Unis : ETATS
23
Pugs and poodles : DOGS
25
Valentine's Day message : ILOVEYOU
27
Illegal substance for athletes : STEROID
30
(5 x 3) - (7 x 2) = ? : ONE
31
Personal ad abbr. : SWM
32
Out of juice, as a battery : DEAD
33
Mexican city across the border from San Diego : TIJUANA
36
Witch trials city : SALEM
38
Word that follows each shaded answer to complete a film title : MAN
39
Roofing material : SLATE
43
Cake batter ingredients : RAWEGGS
46
Fe, in chemistry : IRON
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Nile snake : ASP
50
Took part in a 53-Across : RAN
51
Special ___ (movie budget expense) : EFFECTS
53
26-mile race : MARATHON
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Actress Chaplin of "Game of Thrones" : OONA
57
Nail file material : EMERY
58
Brewery container : VAT
60
Half-diameters : RADII
63
Alaskan city on the Seward Peninsula : NOME
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Job done with a wrecking ball : DEMOLITION
66
Drought ender : RAIN
67
Last Oldsmobile model : ALERO
68
Has supper : EATS
69
On the ocean : ASEA
70
Windows forerunner : MSDOS
71
"___, crackle, pop" : SNAP
Down
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Non-Windows computers : MACS
2
Give off : EMIT
3
Fait accompli : DONEDEAL
4
Fries or coleslaw, typically : SIDEORDER
5
Roofing material : TAR
6
x and y, on a graph : AXES
7
Prefix with liter : MILLI
8
Noted watering hole in Beverly Hills : POLOLOUNGE
9
Grp. of docs : AMA
10
Container for oranges : CRATE
11
Track races with legs : RELAYS
12
Judd who directed "Knocked Up" : APATOW
13
Play ___ (feign sleep) : POSSUM
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Therefore : ERGO
22
2, 4, 6, 8, etc. : EVENS
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Canine command : SIT
26
Bon Jovi's "Livin' ___ Prayer" : ONA
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Radical '60s org. : SDS
28
Tetley product : TEA
29
Old pulp reading : DIMENOVELS
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Pricey sports car, informally : JAG
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Estranges : ALIENATES
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Country crooner Robbins : MARTY
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Peaceful, as the simple rural life : ARCADIAN
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Preschooler : TOT
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Rank above midshipman: Abbr. : ENS
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Baby's cry : WAH
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Bay Area airport inits. : SFO
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Egyptian king of the gods : AMENRA
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Coconut-flaked Girl Scout cookies : SAMOAS
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Incubator baby, informally : PREMIE
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"Forgive me, Father, ___ have sinned" : FORI
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Big rock concert venue : ARENA
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Appointed : NAMED
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Bullfight bull : TORO
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Tiny bit : IOTA
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Police rank: Abbr. : INSP
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Beaver's construction : DAM
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The "L" in L.A. : LOS

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

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