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# Product Integration

## New York Times, Sunday, September 1, 2024

Author:
Chandi Deitmer and Matthew Stock
Editor:
Joel Fagliano
Blog:
Midtown Manhattan hot spot … or each of this puzzle's three shaded regions?
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## This puzzle:

Rows: 22, Columns: 22 Words: 154, Blocks: 86 Missing: {Z} Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Deitmer. This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Stock.
Notepad: Each square in the shaded areas is to be filled with a numerical digit.
Joel Fagliano notes:
Chandi Deitmer, of Cambridge, Mass., writes puzzles for Elevate Labs, a brain-training app. Matthew Stock, of Gainesville, Fla., is a master's student in school counseling. As fellow math ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

The print version of this crossword includes small x's (multiplication signs) between each pair of digits, across and down.

We recently had another puzzle with CLOUD 3x3 and SWEET 4x4. These kinds of coincidences happen to happen.

 1I 2M 3S 4A 5V 6E 7D 8S 9H 10O 11W 12S 13A 14M 15B 16A 17R 18S N O W T I R E 19M A R I 20E C L A I R E 21S H A R E A C A B 22F I N A N C I A L A I D 23T A S T E R 24T 25O R T I L L A 26S E T 27E K E 28T I 29A 30S 31R E E F 32E R 33R 34S H 35E 36D 37P A C 383 4 39W A 40I L S 41A S D O 42I 43L G A 447 4 45D A Y S 46H 47A 48I L S 49O N 50F O O T 51J 52P 53E G 54J K S I 55M M O N S 56D A N T E 57O R N U 58R S E 59T B A L L 60S 61T 62A I N 63C O R N S 64S T A N 65A 66H O Y M A T 67E 68Y 69K V A S S 70F O R 715 728 W I N K S 73A X E 74S 75S E G A 76C L O U 77D 3 3 78A G E 79E S P N U 80D E L 81E G A T E E 82H 83E W S 84A T O N E 85U N I T Y 86F 87L O R A 88C 89R U I S E D 90S 91L 92A T S 93L O T U S T 94R E E 95C E D E 96C A M E O 97S 98T I G E R 99H A N G 1005 2 101A N Y 102R V 103L O T 104G 105N A T S 1064 2 107B 108I 109T 110B E A 111R 112U G G 113S 114K Y Y 115S E 116E P 117E M O 118D O 119A 120B O 121T T O M U 122P 123M E 124R L O T 125S 126T A R P 127I T C H E R S 128F 129A 130K E N A I L S 131T I M E S S Q U A R E 132F L I N C H E D 133Y E S M O M 134P I N A 135T A N D E M S
© 2024, The New York Times9/1/24 ( No. 27,326 )
Across
1
"My hero!" : IMSAVED
8
Demonstrate : SHOW
12
Lentil-based stew from 42-Down : SAMBAR
18
Wintertime traction aid : SNOWTIRE
19
Magazine with "Maison" and "Enfants" spinoffs : MARIECLAIRE
21
Save money on one's city commute, say : SHAREACAB
22
One use of an endowment fund : FINANCIALAID
23
Kitchen sampler : TASTER
24
That's a wrap! : TORTILLA
26
Complete group : SET
27
Scrape (by) : EKE
28
Hermanas de su padre : TIAS
31
Ecosystem formed by polyps : REEF
32
Goof : ERR
34
Lose, as layers : SHED
37
West Coast N.C.A.A. conference that lost 10 teams in 2024 : PAC12
39
Cries plaintively : WAILS
41
"Same!" : ASDOI
43
Newark alternative, in brief : LGA
44
Typical length of February : 28DAYS
46
Lauds : HAILS
49
Walking : ONFOOT
51
Visual file format : JPEG
54
Oscar-winning actor in Farmers Insurance ads : JKSIMMONS
56
Writer whose work is hell to get through? : DANTE
57
Surgeon's co-worker, casually : ORNURSE
59
In which little gloves are worn : TBALL
60
Long-lasting lip makeup : STAIN
63
Podiatric woes : CORNS
64
Tennis star Wawrinka : STAN
65
"Arrr, welcome aboard me ship!" : AHOYMATEY
69
Fermented Russian drink : KVASS
70
Dedication preposition : FOR
71
Short nap : 40WINKS
73
Cuts : AXES
75
Genesis creator : SEGA
76
Location of elation, in an idiom : CLOUD9
78
What astronauts do more slowly in space than on earth : AGE
79
College athletics airer : ESPNU
80
Task recipient : DELEGATEE
82
Cuts : HEWS
84
Expiate, with "for" : ATONE
85
Party ___ : UNITY
86
Botanist's study : FLORA
88
Won without a sweat : CRUISED
90
Mattress supports : SLATS
93
Source of a sleep-inducing narcotic in the "Odyssey" : LOTUSTREE
95
Give up : CEDE
96
Brief glimpses of stars, say : CAMEOS
98
Bucko : TIGER
99
Surfing move with all of one's toes off the board : HANG10
101
Word with one or minute : ANY
102
Parking spot for a camper : RVLOT
104
Summer pests : GNATS
106
Like old Nintendo consoles : 8BIT
110
Put up with : BEAR
112
Aussie boot brand : UGG
113
Vodka sold in blue bottles : SKYY
115
Ooze : SEEP
117
Like Dashboard Confessional's music : EMO
118
Not viable from the start, for short : DOA
120
Like a grass-roots approach : BOTTOMUP
123
Specialty of Bordeaux : MERLOT
125
128
Press-on beauty products : FAKENAILS
131
Midtown Manhattan hot spot … or each of this puzzle's three shaded regions? : TIMESSQUARE
132
Reacted to a sudden noise, say : FLINCHED
133
Assent that might be accompanied by eye-rolling : YESMOM
134
Colada fruit : PINA
135
Bicycles built for two : TANDEMS
Down
1
"One moment!" : INASEC
2
___ de rire ("dying of laughter," in French) : MORT
3
Coming-of-age celebration : SWEET16
4
Pac-Man platform : ATARI
5
Jazz trombonist Dickenson : VIC
6
Period piece : ERA
7
For which one might ask for forgiveness : DEBT
8
Do in, biblically : SMITE
9
"A Little Devil in America" writer Abdurraqib : HANIF
10
Like one Freudian stage : ORAL
11
At the bottom of the standings, perhaps : WINLESS
12
Pop-___ (book genre) : SCI
13
"It's too bad, but …" : ALAS
14
Brightly colored birds, often : MALES
15
Winter Olympics event : BIATHLON
16
Filmmaker Aster : ARI
17
Like many Christmas ornaments : RED
18
Surfer's hand sign : SHAKA
20
Inbox greeting : ECARD
21
Accelerate, with "up" : STEP
22
Weight gained at the start of college, informally : FRESHMAN15
25
The Magic, on scoreboards : ORL
29
Not out : AWAKE
30
"___ who?" : SAYS
33
Hundred Acre Wood resident : ROO
35
Awards feat, for short : EGOT
36
Take out : DATE
38
Military honor with fired artillery : 21GUNSALUTE
40
"Are you for real?" : ISITTRUE
41
Hilton ___, Pulitzer-winning critic for The New Yorker : ALS
42
See 12-Across : INDIA
45
Performs at a wedding, say : DJS
47
Early I.S.P. : AOL
48
___ suite (attached living space) : INLAW
50
Squad for the Invisible Woman and the Thing : FANTASTIC4
51
One table in the high school cafeteria, maybe : JOCKS
52
Left no doubts about : PROVED
53
Bring to a boil : ENRAGE
55
Executive deg. : MBA
58
Web feed inits. : RSS
60
Clues for birdwatchers : SONGS
61
Squirt : TYKE
62
Wake-up times, for short : AMS
64
Like Santa after Christmas, presumably : SOOTY
66
Noted leader of the Onondaga : HIAWATHA
67
Scandalous story : EXPOSE
68
Longed (for) : YENNED
70
Too low, musically : FLAT
72
Always-open workout spots : 24HOURGYMS
74
Soft leather : SUEDE
76
Big-budget expense for a Marvel movie, for short : CGI
77
Clear up, in a way : DEFOG
79
___ de vie (fruit brandy) : EAU
81
Surrealist James : ENSOR
83
Stumbling sounds : ERS
87
Smartphone service inits. : LTE
88
Perfume, as at a Mass : CENSE
89
On the ___ (often, informally) : REG
90
Picket line crosser : SCAB
91
Transportation division : LANE
92
Lynne Cheney portrayer in 2018's "Vice" : AMYADAMS
93
Turnt : LIT
94
"Aw, darn!" : RATS
97
Crime series spinoff with more seasons than the original : SVU
98
Mug alternative, at a coffee shop : TOGOCUP
100
One-fifth of a British pound : 20PENCE
103
Letters of pride : LGBTQ
105
Where Ross teaches paleontology on "Friends," in brief : NYU
107
Contradicts : BELIES
108
Exclamation after misunderstanding some Gen Z slang, say : IMOLD
109
Starchy side, familiarly : TOTS
111
Ned who composed an operatic version of "Our Town" : ROREM
113
Exacting : STERN
114
___ Strait, waterway bordering Japan : KOREA
116
Edit : EMEND
119
Lhasa ___ : APSO
121
Like the New Year festival Songkran : THAI
122
[That's ridiculous!] : PFFT
124
Golfer Jon : RAHM
125
Pen : STY
126
Word with black or bow : TIE
127
Suffix with doomer or consumer : ISM
129
French menu phrase : ALA
130
Reunion attendees : KIN

Answer summary:
19 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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