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New York Times, Thursday, June 8, 2017

Author:
David Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 41 Missing: {JKXZ} This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. Steinberg. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
David Steinberg notes:
This puzzle is dedicated to my dad, so I love how it happens to be running close to Father's Day! I started solving crosswords soon ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
What a neat idea! David found four nine-letter words such that 1.) they split up into three valid three-letter words, and 2.) the ... read more
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© 2017, The New York TimesNo. 0608 ( 24,684 )
Across
1
Ultracool person : BADASS
7
Moneybags : FATCAT
13
Queen of rap : LATIFAH
14
Penguin species : ADELIE
15
Diffuse through : PERMEATE
16
They make waves in the ocean : SONARS
17
Hollywood V.I.P.s: Abbr. : AGTS
18
Roomba, for one : ROBOT
20
Bar at a roast : SPIT
21
Called for : WARRANTED
22
Sounded off : RANTED
23
Bear in a 2012 film and its 2015 sequel : TED
24
Not much : ATAD
26
With 45-Across, not be direct ... or what four groups of black squares in this puzzle do? : MINCE
28
Parks who stood up for the right to sit down : ROSA
29
Sequoia, e.g. : TOYOTA
31
Financial promise : GUARANTY
33
Certain lighters : BICS
35
Actor Peters of "American Horror Story" : EVAN
36
MapQuest feature : CAPITALQ
40
Impressionist artist? : ETCHER
44
Letter before Peter in the Joint Army/Navy Phonetic Alphabet : OBOE
45
See 26-Across : WORDS
47
Scam : HOSE
48
Just fine : COPACETIC
49
___ acid : ACETIC
50
Little jerk : TIC
51
Alien such as Jabba : HUTT
53
Methuselah's father : ENOCH
55
Best Picture partly adapted from a C.I.A. operative's book : ARGO
56
Breakout consoles : ATARIS
58
"Grease" actress whose first name consists of the same two letters twice : DIDICONN
60
"Let's call it a day!" : IMBEAT
61
Eight-time Gold Glove winner Jim : EDMONDS
62
Forward : RESEND
63
Nets with weights : SEINES
Down
1
It might hold your glasses : BARTRAY
2
Security cam sites : ATMS
3
Certain nutritionist : DIETITIAN
4
"Our deeds still travel with us from ___, / And what we have been makes us what we are": George Eliot : AFAR
5
Zen enlightenment : SATORI
6
"Whole" amount : SHEBANG
7
Word before food, paradoxically? : FAST
8
Extreme fandom : ADORATION
9
Treasury bills? : TENS
10
#2 on Rolling Stone's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists" : CLAPTON
11
Most open : AIRIEST
12
Stressful time for a student : TESTDAY
13
Played smoothly : LEGATO
15
Handle roughly : PAWAT
19
Well-timed : ONCUE
25
"The Many Loves of ___ Gillis" : DOBIE
26
Relative of a cockatoo : MACAW
27
Provider of protection from the rain : EAVES
28
Dressing choice : RANCH
30
Red hair tint : TITIAN
32
Allowance : RATION
34
Penn : Wharton :: M.I.T. : ___ : SLOAN
36
Jointly run : COCHAIR
37
Personal website section : ABOUTME
38
Soda can features : POPTABS
39
Scannable black-and-white boxes : QRCODES
41
They have souped-up engines : HOTRODS
42
Endorses digitally : ESIGNS
43
Drone's job, maybe : RECON
46
Stop waffling : DECIDE
52
Sequoia, e.g. : TREE
53
Abbr. before a year : ESTD
54
___ cable (computer/TV connector) : HDMI
55
Embarrassing spots? : ACNE
57
John, in Scotland : IAN
59
Na+ or Cl- : ION

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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