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New York Times, Thursday, July 13, 2023

Author:
Hanh Huynh
Editor:
Will Shortz
Blog:
"This statement is false," for one
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Hanh Huynh

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Huynh. Thursday freshness: 86%
Hanh Huynh notes:
The inspiration for this theme was this puzzle from Andrew Ries from February 2021. The PARADOX wordplay was fun, so I tried to see if ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Clever concept; a new and interesting way to play on the old "para words" trope. DIE + DIE = DICE as a phonetic part of PARADISE takes ... read more
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© 2023, The New York Times7/13/23 ( No. 26,910 )
Across
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Pataky of the "Fast & Furious" franchise : ELSA
5
Scot's "not" : NAE
8
Sound from a note passer : PSST
12
Agua fresca fruit : GUAVA
14
Ctrl+F action : FIND
15
Mayberry boy of classic TV : OPIE
16
1995 Coolio song featured in the film "Dangerous Minds" : GANGSTASPARADISE
18
Offenses : SINS
19
Upstaged : OUTSHONE
20
Group of computers commandeered in a cyberattack : BOTNET
22
Org. protecting U.S. information systems : NSA
23
"This statement is false," for one : LOGICALPARADOX
25
Some bills : TENS
26
Summer mo. : AUG
27
Shirt or blouse : TOP
30
A "full" one can be very revealing : MONTY
33
Enjoyed a dinner date with oneself, perhaps : ATEALONE
35
Heed : OBEY
36
Like Canadian provinces vis-à-vis U.S. states : FEWER
38
Squid predator : ORCA
39
End-of-season sports event : BOWLGAME
41
School lineup : BUSES
42
What a nod usually means : YES
43
Genetic messenger : RNA
44
"Mmm-hmm. If you say so" : IBET
46
"The Good Samaritan" and "The Prodigal Son," for example : PARABLESOFJESUS
49
"___ Poetica" : ARS
52
Promise : PLEDGE
54
"What's in a name?" name : MONTAGUE
56
Self- : AUTO
57
Effecting fundamental changes to perceptions : SHIFTINGPARADIGMS
59
Pre-calc course : TRIG
60
Territory : TURF
61
Comedic actor Wilson who wrote the 2023 best-seller "Soul Boom" : RAINN
62
Brooding sorts : HENS
63
Canal and Mott, in N.Y.C. : STS
64
Dweller on the Baltic Sea : LETT
Down
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Incite : EGGON
2
Feasts where kalua pua'a might be served : LUAUS
3
Noted coal provider : SANTA
4
Batting stats: Abbr. : AVGS
5
American-born Japanese : NISEI
6
Actress MacDowell : ANDIE
7
J.Crew competitor : EDDIEBAUER
8
Fellowship recipient at a research lab, perhaps : POSTDOC
9
Pros at redirecting the narrative : SPINDOCTORS
10
0, for 180 degrees : SINE
11
Word with run or drive : TEST
13
Scarlett's first love in "Gone With the Wind" : ASHLEY
14
Part of a vampire costume : FANGS
17
Drawn-out character : TOON
21
Korbut of gymnastics : OLGA
24
Oscar-winning Blanchett : CATE
25
Texter's "Bye for now" : TTYL
28
"Back in my day …" : ONCE
29
Pod set : PEAS
30
Name before Dick : MOBY
31
A woodwind : OBOE
32
Program interrupter, perhaps : NEWSBULLETIN
33
Leave thunderstruck : AWE
34
Boor : LOUT
36
New York Comic Con and Treklanta, for two : FANFESTS
37
Key of Rossini's "William Tell" Overture: Abbr. : EMAJ
40
Diluted rum : GROG
41
Rouse to action : BESTIR
44
Seems suspect : ISOFF
45
Hit without swinging : BUNT
47
University of Georgia athletes : BULLDOGS
48
Mideast leaders : EMIRS
49
Texas A&M athlete : AGGIE
50
Basic principle : RUDIMENT
51
River deposit : SEDIMENT
52
Track : PATH
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There may be a catch to this : LURE
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Like many a fussbudget : ANAL
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Unpretentious home : HUT

Answer summary:
7 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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