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New York Times, Thursday, August 13, 2020

25-Down : Amount in red

Author:
Jon Olsen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jon Olsen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Olsen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jon Olsen notes:
It's great to have a third puzzle in the Times! This one underwent a few iterations before arriving at the finished product. I was ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
ALL for ONE and ONE for ALL! I've seen plenty of crosswords play on this famous motto, including a similar interpretation and a rebus ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
I've skated on plenty of ice rinks, but never on an OVAL one (24-Down.) This is the kind of nit-picking that exasperates solvers. ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times8/13/20 ( No. 25,846 )

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Across
1
Block letters? : SPF
4
Clue weapon : WRENCH
10
They may be cured : HAMS
14
Constellation beneath the tail of Scorpius : ARA
15
Novelist ___ de Balzac : HONORE
16
Mine, in Marseille : AMOI
17
Sign on a mountain roadway : FALLINGROCKZONE
20
Perennial known for attracting butterflies : ASTER
21
Simple bike trick : WHEELIE
22
Famed French wine region : RHONEVALLEY
26
Lead-in to X, Y or Z : GEN
27
Apple platform : IOS
28
Disconnect : SEVER
29
Go, on a Monopoly board, e.g. : START
31
1974 C.I.A. spoof : SPYS
33
Heater : GAT
34
Put on low, in a way : SIMMER
35
Dinnertime annoyance : PHONECALL
38
Rocky's love in "Rocky" : ADRIAN
41
Crew mover : OAR
42
Hideo who threw no-hitters in both the American and National Leagues : NOMO
46
Fitting nickname for athletes at Whittier College : POETS
47
"Deadline: White House" channel : MSNBC
49
Photographer Goldin : NAN
50
Greeting in 63-Across : OLA
51
Actor with a "Rocky" performance, familiarly : SLYSTALLONE
54
"Do tell!" : SPILLIT
56
Dental crown alternative : ONLAY
57
Group whose motto is a hint to this puzzle's theme : THREEMUSKETEERS
61
Property claim : LIEN
62
Cook slowly, in a way : BRAISE
63
City that's home to the Sugarloaf Cable Car, informally : RIO
64
Crispy brisket bits : ENDS
65
They might appear in cameos : ONYXES
66
Chinos color : TAN
Down
1
Travels à la Theodore Roosevelt in 1909-10 : SAFARIS
2
What might be in trouble if it's out of the woods? : PROSHOP
3
Bookstore section : FANTASY
4
Spins : WHIRLS
5
___ Cephas Jones, Emmy winner for "This Is Us" : RON
6
Winner of the 1966 World Cup: Abbr. : ENG
7
Here-there link : NOR
8
Rooster, at sunup : CROWER
9
Actress Anne : HECHE
10
Visibility reducer : HAZE
11
Blend : AMALGAM
12
"Tartuffe" playwright : MOLIERE
13
February 4th, for many? : SILENTR
18
Wolf ___, sea urchin predator : EEL
19
Enters, as data : KEYSIN
23
Like soy milk : VEGAN
24
Like most ice rinks : OVAL
25
Amount in red : NETLOSS
30
Tax evasion agts. : TMEN
32
What the nests in bird's-nest soup are made of : SPIT
34
Kevin who played Hercules : SORBO
36
Irritating inconvenience : HASSLE
37
Pessimist's word : CANT
38
John or Paul, but not Ringo : APOSTLE
39
Sea creature pictured on the flag of Anguilla : DOLPHIN
40
Ran again : REAIRED
43
Ready for trouble : ONALERT
44
Illness that tonic water was invented to treat : MALARIA
45
Sole heir, perhaps : ONLYSON
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"Let me go now" : MYTURN
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Benjamins : CNOTES
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Reason to lower the bar : LIMBO
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Las Vegas-to-Denver dir. : ENE
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Part of the eye : LENS
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"Supposing ..." : SAY
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"Kid-tested" cereal : KIX
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Language suffix : ESE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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