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New York Times, Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Author:
Ethan Cooper
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ethan Cooper

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {GJQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Cooper. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
I've had hundreds of BLTs in my life, but I've never thought about the order of ingredients. Does it matter? Seems like it should — ... read more
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0910 ( 25,508 )
Across
1
"Ask ___" (newspaper advice column) : AMY
4
Bounce, as off a pool table cushion : CAROM
9
Actress Hayek : SALMA
14
Deer with no antlers : DOE
15
Singer with the best-selling albums "19," "21" and "25" : ADELE
16
Bringer of rain : CLOUD
17
Jan., Feb., Mar., etc. : MOS
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Absolutely adored : LOVEDTOBITS
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What a weekly has once a week : ISSUE
22
Police action : ARREST
23
The police, metaphorically : THINBLUELINE
27
Daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes : SURI
28
Destination for European hikers : ALPS
29
Versatile blackjack card : ACE
32
Reach by addition : SUMTO
34
Rocket-building company since 2002 : SPACEX
37
Body art that might be revealed by hip-hugger jeans : LOWERBACKTATTOO
41
___ de Tocqueville, author of "Democracy in America" : ALEXIS
42
Oscar-winning Berry : HALLE
43
Like 43, e.g. : ODD
44
Destiny : FATE
45
Senior's org. : AARP
49
"Uh-oh" : THISLOOKSBAD
53
Hardcore Chinese party adherent : MAOIST
55
"Aida" composer : VERDI
56
Like a millennial who's a huge fan of 1960s-'70s music, it's said : BORNTOOLATE
60
Help out : AID
61
Source of revenue for many states : LOTTO
62
Dot on a computer screen : PIXEL
63
Ticked off : MAD
64
Test before buying, as clothes : TRYON
65
Daring base runner's goal : STEAL
66
Foxy : SLY
Down
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Confesses (to) : ADMITS
2
Kind of pork at a Chinese restaurant : MOOSHU
3
Polite assent : YESSIR
4
___ Carr, best-selling author of historical thrillers : CALEB
5
Hubbub : ADO
6
Fire (up), as an engine : REV
7
Part of a World Cup chant : OLE
8
Finishes in the top three, say : MEDALS
9
Treat disdainfully : SCORN
10
"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" playwright : ALBEE
11
Clark's crush at the Daily Planet : LOIS
12
Mixed-breed dog : MUTT
13
Main source of online revenue : ADS
19
One more than bi- : TRI
21
Available to all, as a bathroom : UNISEX
24
Petting zoo babies : LAMBS
25
Beauty products chain : ULTA
26
Era-defining : EPOCHAL
29
___ of Congress : ACT
30
Elon Musk, for 34-Across : CEO
31
Prefix with skeleton : EXO
33
Ocean State sch. : URI
34
Canonized pope of the fifth century : STLEO
35
Buddy : PAL
36
Relaxed : ATEASE
37
Language related to Thai : LAO
38
Like 1960s-'70s music : OLD
39
Joined in matrimony : WED
40
Green Hornet's sidekick : KATO
44
Aperture settings : FSTOPS
46
J.J. who directed "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" : ABRAMS
47
Kind of tire : RADIAL
48
2000s stage name for rapper Sean Combs : PDIDDY
49
Lone Ranger's sidekick : TONTO
50
Flirt with at a bar, say : HITON
51
"Am ___ out of touch?" : ISO
52
Nearly plotz with pride : KVELL
53
Othello, for one : MOOR
54
Bohemian : ARTY
56
Sandwich whose initials have been rearranged in five other ways in this puzzle : BLT
57
Flaming : LIT
58
Lumberjack's tool : AXE
59
Spill the ___ (reveal sensitive information) : TEA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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