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New York Times, Thursday, July 6, 2017

Author:
Erik Agard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Erik Agard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Agard. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Erik Agard notes:
I have to shout out two indirect inspirations for this puzzle: -Elizabeth Gorski, the Crossword Nation auteur: it was in one of her ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
It took me an embarrassingly long time to figure out the gist of today's puzzle. I got stuck on BIRDS, wondering how having two BIRDS ... read more
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© 2017, The New York TimesNo. 0706 ( 24,712 )

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Across
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Say "Yeah, I can make it," say : RSVP
5
[Ask me what's wrong] : SIGH
9
Pitt of "The Big Short" : BRAD
13
Scannable symbols on store items, for short : UPCS
14
2017 Best Play winner : OSLO
15
Mark's replacement : EURO
16
Will Smith's co-star in 1995's "Bad Boys" : MARTINLAWRENCE
19
Some airport times: Abbr. : ARRS
20
Like most clown wigs : DYED
21
Last word of a fairy tale : AFTER
22
Hon, modern-style : BAE
23
Part of a phone plan : TEXT
24
Two-legged stands : BIPODS
25
Tantrum : FIT
26
Madrid's country, on Olympic scoreboards : ESP
27
___ fides : BONA
28
Like the Nikkei and Hang Seng indexes : ASIAN
30
It uses clicks in lieu of paddles : EBAY
32
Decorates with some rolls, for short : TPS
35
There are two, as the expression goes, in each of 16- and 55-Across : BIRDS
36
Part of a golf cup : RIM
37
There's one, as the expression goes, in 5- and 27-Down : STONE
39
"The Matrix" hero : NEO
40
___ Xtra (soda) : PIBB
41
Traffic cone : PYLON
42
Sports category prefix : PARA
44
"Help me, ___-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope" : OBI
46
Source of Manchego cheese : EWE
47
Cafe : BISTRO
50
Band whose name sounds like a vegetable : KORN
51
Fish ladder site : DAM
52
Remove ID from, as a Facebook picture : UNTAG
53
Look stunned : GAPE
54
Lots of : MANY
55
Physicist who won a 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom : STEPHENHAWKING
58
Nursery item : TREE
59
One way to stand : TALL
60
First word of a fairy tale : ONCE
61
Stripe : SORT
62
Half of a two-volume directory : ATOM
63
Collection of highlights or bloopers : REEL
Down
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Popular ice cream flavor : RUMRAISIN
2
Little extra poundage : SPARETIRE
3
Betamaxes, e.g. : VCRS
4
S.F. winter clock setting : PST
5
Line of Japanese smartphones : SONYXPERIA
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Where one might be marooned : ISLET
7
Content : GLAD
8
Question asked in befuddlement : HOW
9
Part of a Whopper : BEEFPATTY
10
Approach quickly : RUNTO
11
Like a rainbow : ARCED
12
Movers and shakers : DOERS
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13th, maybe : IDES
18
It often occurs following a car wash, seemingly : RAIN
19
Classic Britcom : ABFAB
23
Hamiltons : TENS
24
"Whew!" : BOY
27
Tropical houseplant : BAMBOOPALM
29
Animal lovers' program : ADOPTAPET
31
Chest protector : BIB
33
Performance that requires a lot of upper body strength : POLEDANCE
34
Figure whose wings melt in the sun : SNOWANGEL
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Prepare to pin the tail on the donkey, say : SPIN
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Decepticons, in the Transformers universe : ENEMY
40
Golf ___ : PRO
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Frustrated exclamation : ARGH
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Be in development : BREW
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Unsuccessful draft picks, in sports lingo : BUSTS
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Opening : INTRO
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Have the tiller : STEER
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"The Two Fridas" artist : KAHLO
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Little annoyance : GNAT
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"You can't have that!" : MINE
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Second letter before iota : ETA
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Two-nation peninsula: Abbr. : KOR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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