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New York Times, Monday, August 10, 2020

Typically lost items that are "found" in the starts of 16-, 24-, 45- and 57-Across

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 94 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Lynn Lempel notes:
Not a whole lot to say about the puzzle — a pretty common theme type. I think what elevates it somewhat is the lost-and-found element, ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
It's a joy to get stumped on my "Name That Theme" game on a Monday, if I slap my head at the end, knowing I should have gotten it. ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times8/10/20 ( No. 25,843 )
Across
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Bay of Pigs locale : CUBA
5
Constricting snakes : BOAS
9
Actor who's the opposite of subtle : HAM
12
"Moby-Dick" captain : AHAB
13
Large group on the move : HORDE
14
Drink such as Pepsi : COLA
15
Justice's garb : ROBE
16
Designation on many a driver's license : ORGANDONOR
18
Bashful : SHY
19
Holder for coffee or beer : MUG
20
Attics : GARRETS
21
Farm building with a loft : BARN
23
Giant ... with four of the five letters of "giant" : TITAN
24
Bright, sunny area of a house : FLORIDAROOM
27
Setting at the prime meridian, for short : GMT
30
Pealed : RANG
31
"No more seats," in brief : SRO
32
Uncritically enthusiastic, colloquially : RAHRAH
34
Confess (to) : OWNUP
36
Fruit in Newton cookies : FIG
38
Leather for fine gloves : SUEDE
39
Disdainful looks : SNEERS
41
Seoul automaker : KIA
43
Kind of ball that's supersoft : NERF
44
President after F.D.R. : HST
45
Launch vehicle for many NASA missions : ATLASROCKET
48
Miley who played Hannah Montana : CYRUS
49
___ scale (rater of mineral hardness) : MOHS
50
Insects that may emerge after 17 years : CICADAS
53
Play-___ (toy clay) : DOH
54
Boat that sailed while it rained for 40 days and nights : ARK
57
Ringlet on a salon floor : LOCKOFHAIR
59
Bit of evidence for Sherlock : CLUE
60
Author Rice who created the vampire Lestat : ANNE
61
Pro Football Hall-of-Fame QB John : ELWAY
62
Like pie, it's said : EASY
63
"Gangnam Style" musician : PSY
64
Salon colorings : DYES
65
Dedicated poems : ODES
Down
1
Autos : CARS
2
"This doesn't look good ..." : UHOH
3
Wee one's sun protection : BABYBONNET
4
"Honest" president : ABE
5
Tennis champ Bjorn : BORG
6
Dot follower in a nonprofit's web address : ORG
7
In slow tempo : ADAGIO
8
One of 100 on the Hill : SENATOR
9
Sharpen : HONE
10
Oodles : ALOT
11
Destination of the rover Perseverance : MARS
13
Hunting dogs : HOUNDS
14
___ on the cob : CORN
17
Serious stage plays : DRAMAS
19
Hosp. scan : MRI
22
Bicker : ARGUE
23
Groups of three : TROIKAS
24
Next year's soph : FROSH
25
Things to be mowed : LAWNS
26
Doggie's sound : ARF
27
Colorful dish with olives and feta cheese : GREEKSALAD
28
Mother: Sp. : MADRE
29
Larceny : THEFT
33
Intuitive feeling : HUNCH
35
"Yes, proceed!," quaintly : PRAYDO
37
Graduates of basic training, informally : GIS
40
Machine-gunned from the air : STRAFED
42
Weapons storehouse : ARMORY
46
In profusion, as plant growth : LUSHLY
47
"This is so-o-o amazing!" : OOH
48
What you can't have and eat, too, it's said : CAKE
50
Applaud : CLAP
51
Charged particles : IONS
52
Big Apple school inits. : CCNY
53
"Buenos ___" : DIAS
55
Sly stratagem : RUSE
56
Typically lost items that are "found" in the starts of 16-, 24-, 45- and 57-Across : KEYS
58
Wonderment : AWE
59
Corporate biggie : CEO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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