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New York Times, Thursday, September 16, 2021

Six Premier League teams play in it

Author:
Kevin Patterson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin Patterson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Patterson.
Kevin Patterson notes:
Psyched to be back in the NYT! As the theme might suggest, this puzzle was born in the early days of quarantine, when I was looking ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
"Perimeter puzzle," SILVER / LINING indicating that the answers around the edges all should be preceded by SILVER. Some answers left ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times9/16/21 ( No. 26,245 )

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Across
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Christmas classic covered by Bing Crosby and Bob Dylan, among others : SILVERBELLS
6
Kind of gorilla : SILVERBACK
10
Second-best era : SILVERAGE
13
Matrimony : UNION
14
___ Park (neighborhood in central Los Angeles) : ECHO
15
Neologism for the "best ever" : GOAT
17
Six Premier League teams play in it : LONDONAREA
19
Other: Sp. : OTRO
20
Apt foreign rhyme of "moon" : LUNE
21
2016 inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame : ONEAL
22
Prom purchase : GOWN
23
Discharges : EGESTS
25
Do a certain veterinary job : SPAY
27
Nudge : JOG
28
Old-fashioned possessive : THY
29
Whitman of "Arrested Development" : MAE
31
Japanese company with six stars in its logo : SUBARU
33
With 44-Across, bit of consolation ... or a feature of this puzzle's grid? : SILVER
36
Like 2017 and 2027 : PRIME
37
Something found in strands : DNA
39
Easy basket : TIPIN
41
Gore and more : ALS
42
Welcome at the front door : SEEIN
44
See 33-Across : LINING
46
Parts of soft palates : UVULAS
48
Score specification : KEY
49
Some significant others, for short : BFS
52
Crop problem : ROT
53
Hairy Tibetan beasts : YAKS
56
___ the Saxon (Ivanhoe's father in "Ivanhoe") : CEDRIC
58
Christmas trees : FIRS
60
"___ kidding!" : YOURE
62
Sound heard before many a classic movie : ROAR
63
Make amends? : EDIT
64
[Silence] : NORESPONSE
66
Certain pizza topping, slangily : RONI
67
Forthright : OPEN
68
Game played on a 91' x 13' court : BOCCE
69
Attractive older fellow : SILVERFOX
70
Forks and knives, e.g. : SILVERWARE
71
Symbol of privilege : SILVERSPOON
Down
1
Simple solution to a big problem : SILVERBULLET
2
"Just stop already!" : ENOUGH
3
Laura of "Ozark" : LINNEY
4
Mine locales : LODES
5
Caps or cones preceder : SNO
6
Cannellini, e.g. : BEAN
7
The National Mall has more than 300 of them : ACRES
8
Shabbily made : CHEAP
9
Famously sleepy animals : KOALAS
10
Terribly eager : AGOG
11
Monopoly square between Marvin Gardens and Pacific Avenue : GOTOJAIL
12
Extremely catchy tunes : EARWORMS
16
Gift of persuasiveness : SILVERTONGUE
18
Like some healthier potato chips : NOSALT
24
"I did NOT need to hear that!," in brief : TMI
26
"Absolutely!" : YUP
30
Heinous : EVIL
32
Crow : BRAG
33
Compete in the America's Cup, say : SAIL
34
Prefix with genetics : EPI
35
An ice place to go? : RINK
37
Lacking : DEVOIDOF
38
Nearly massless subatomic particle : NEUTRINO
40
Some flower girls : NIECES
42
Marvel character with metallic skin : SILVERSURFER
43
Thumbs-down : NAY
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Dec. 31 : NYE
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"Here's an idea ..." : SAYNOW
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Player at the highest-elevation N.F.L. stadium : BRONCO
50
Debacle : FIASCO
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Metonym for the movie industry : SILVERSCREEN
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Super Mario creature that resembles a turtle : KOOPA
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More confident : SURER
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Sag : DROOP
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Pixy ___ (candy brand) : STIX
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Philosopher Descartes : RENE
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Airer of Ken Burns documentaries : PBS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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