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New York Times, Tuesday, July 31, 2018

41-Down : Revolutionary War foe

Author:
David Woolf
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QVX} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Woolf.
David Woolf notes:
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Jeff Chen notes:
DOT DOT DOT makes me laugh! Reminds me of that "Seinfeld" episode where they use "yadda yadda yadda" for comedy gold. I'm having a ... read more
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© 2018, The New York Times7/31/18 ( No. 25,102 )
Across
1
Mesh (with) : JIBE
5
Apply, as plaster : DAUB
9
Rapper Nicki ___ : MINAJ
14
Word before collar, jacket or College : ETON
15
Actress Kendrick or Paquin : ANNA
16
Black Sea port, to natives : ODESA
17
Contemporary of Booker T. Washington : WEBDUBOIS
19
Touched in the head : LOOPY
20
Make stand out, as letters on stationery : EMBOSS
21
"___ magnifique!" : CEST
23
Zilch : NIL
24
French wine valley : LOIRE
25
"Nonsense!" : BOSH
26
Achy : SORE
27
Indy-to-Cleveland direction : ENE
28
Best-selling author who invented multiple languages : JRRTOLKIEN
30
Hold back : RESTRAIN
33
Oddball : WEIRDO
34
Molten tar, e.g. : OOZE
35
Lift up the ski slopes : TBAR
36
Like Splenda vis-à-vis sugar : ERSATZ
39
Professionals who put on coats for work : PAINTERS
43
Classic toy store founder : FAOSCHWARZ
45
Remote button: Abbr. : REW
46
Symbol of power : FIST
47
Olympian Apolo Anton ___ : OHNO
48
Shoe material : SUEDE
50
Brian who coined the term "ambient music" : ENO
51
Dog unlikely to have a solid coat : SPOT
52
Braid, e.g. : ENLACE
53
Dog breed at Buckingham Palace : CORGI
55
Indication of more to come ... or what 17-, 28- and 43-Across all contain : DOTDOTDOT
57
City in northern Italy : TURIN
58
Novelist Seton : ANYA
59
Not imaginary : REAL
60
Mohawk or mullet : STYLE
61
Swarm (with) : TEEM
62
Bohemian : ARTY
Down
1
One visited by a prospective groom : JEWELER
2
Top of a to-do list : ITEMONE
3
British officers : BOBBIES
4
Setting in "Return of the Jedi" : ENDOR
5
Little amounts of cream : DABS
6
Year in Spain : ANO
7
Creature on Scotland's coat of arms : UNICORN
8
Least dignified : BASEST
9
Lose one's feathers : MOLT
10
Reply at the altar : IDO
11
Modern dark film genre : NEONOIR
12
Had high hopes : ASPIRED
13
"The Tonight Show" host before and after Conan O'Brien : JAYLENO
18
Application : USE
22
Hollywood and such : SHOWBIZ
25
Cheese similar to Camembert : BRIE
26
School uniform wear, maybe : SKIRT
28
Hybrid music genre with African-American roots : JAZZHOP
29
Not fatty : LEAN
31
"Salud!" or "Skoal!" : TOAST
32
College recruitment org. : ROTC
35
Root vegetable sometimes made into chips : TARO
36
"Special" things in sci-fi films : EFFECTS
37
Reason for a doubleheader : RAINOUT
38
"My sincere apologies" : SOSORRY
39
Company with an annual "Color of the Year" award : PANTONE
40
Kindle, for one : EREADER
41
Revolutionary War foe : REDCOAT
42
Dolce : SWEETLY
44
Informal question of identification : WHODAT
48
___-Caps (candy) : SNO
49
The "U" of UHF : ULTRA
51
Function associated with oscillation : SINE
52
Cheese similar to Gouda : EDAM
54
___ Grissom, longtime "CSI" character : GIL
56
Actor Sheridan of "Ready Player One" : TYE

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

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