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New York Times, Friday, July 10, 2015

Film title character who says "This is the part where you run away"

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 87 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Barry C. Silk notes:
FIBEROPTICS crossing CHARMCITY (Baltimore's nickname) were my seeds for this puzzle. Will had rejected a previously submitted puzzle ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
When a themeless puzzle goes up to the maximum 72 words, I'm pretty strict with my criteria: no more than five-ish liability entries, ... read more
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© 2015, The New York Times7/10/15 ( No. 23,985 )

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Across
1
Tycoon with the middle name Socrates : ARIONASSIS
11
Advantage : PLUS
15
When it's acceptable to start downing brews : BEEROCLOCK
16
Pen sound : OINK
17
Vacation spot : RESORTAREA
18
Dog command : COME
19
Away from the nose : AFT
20
See 38-Across : MINED
21
Response to an unrevealing revelation : IKNEW
22
Point of a vampire story? : FANG
23
Bikini blasts, briefly : NTESTS
24
Not going swimmingly? : WADING
27
Ice cream purchases : QUARTS
29
Many Israelis : ARABS
30
Carriage driver? : BUGGYWHIP
33
Complexion changer : ACNE
34
Cousins of husks : ARILS
35
High Rhine feeder : AARE
36
Nickname for Baltimore : CHARMCITY
38
With 20-Across, scratched the surface for resources? : STRIP
39
Squeeze : COERCE
40
Get to : ACCESS
41
Become attentive : SNAPTO
43
David of "Rhoda" : GROH
44
Frequency unit : HERTZ
45
German architect who spent 19 years in Spandau Prison : SPEER
47
Freon letters : CFC
50
Shankar at Woodstock : RAVI
51
1920 birthplace of the N.F.L. : CANTONOHIO
53
Like some fans and fences: Abbr. : ELEC
54
Where Cal Ripken broke Lou Gehrig's consecutive games record : ORIOLEPARK
55
Piano pieces : KEYS
56
6 or 7 p.m., for many : DINNERTIME
Down
1
Aron's girlfriend in "East of Eden" : ABRA
2
Bikini feature : REEF
3
Superlative ending : IEST
4
Precious thing in Montana's motto : ORO
5
11th-century conquerors : NORMANS
6
Histrionic skill : ACTING
7
It may be thrown around at a party : SLANG
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Put out : SORE
9
Sewn up : ICED
10
Relative of calypso : SKA
11
Item often with a hinged lid : POCKETWATCH
12
Hog's portion : LIONSSHARE
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Not yet realized : UNMET
14
Presents unfairly : SKEWS
21
Humble response to a compliment : ITRY
22
Laparoscopy technology : FIBEROPTICS
23
Rides : NAGS
24
Certain W.W. II enlistee : WAAC
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One may be built to commemorate triumph : ARCH
26
Noted Ross Perot impersonator : DANACARVEY
27
Pretty : QUITE
28
Unpretty : UGLY
30
___-a-brac : BRIC
31
What surrounds an aperture : IRIS
32
Energizes, with "up" : PEPS
34
Top: Prefix : ACRO
37
Capital of Lorraine : METZ
38
One delivering raspberries : SCORNER
40
Round bump on a cactus : AREOLE
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Film title character who says "This is the part where you run away" : SHREK
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Hall-of-Fame football coach Greasy : NEALE
43
Board : GETON
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Asian wear with pleats : SARI
46
Nabokov novel : PNIN
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Vanilla ___ (hot drink) : CHAI
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Unvarying : FIRM
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Vanilla ___ (cold drink) : COKE
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Trawler's catch : COD
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Elect : OPT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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