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New York Times Jun 26 2017

'Cat on ___ Tin Roof' AHOT
'The Descent of Man' author DARWIN
'___ and the King of Siam' ANNA
Abandoned European capital LIRE
Advance, as money LEND
Allegiance LOYALTY
Alphabet chunk after D-E-F GHIJK
Be in a sorry state? REPENT
Biblical verb ending ETH
Big party BASH
Big stinger WASP
Bill who's a science expert NYE
Cause to be cherished ENDEAR
Cold fall SNOW
Column's counterpart ROW
Coming from two speakers STEREO
Comparable to a pin, in a phrase ASNEAT
Comparative suffix IER
Contest award PRIZE
Coup d'___ ETAT
Crafty person at a wheel? POTTER
Deadly snakes ASPS
Distinctive atmosphere AURA
Enthusiastic KEEN
Evidence for determining paternity DNA
Exemplify humanity, say ERR
Explosions BLASTS
Father: Fr PERE
Fund, as a chair ENDOW
Given benediction, the old-fashioned way BLEST
Goes 'Ah-choo!' SNEEZES
Golf peg TEE
Hit 2017 Jordan Peele thriller GETOUT
Hoity-toity type SNOB
Jay once seen nightly LENO
Lawyers' org ABA
Letters before gees EFFS
Letters on a schedule meaning 'We'll let you know' TBA
Like the posture of humans ERECT
Like volleyball that's played jointly by men and women COED
Lion in 'The Chronicles of Narnia' ASLAN
Money back REBATE
Nine-digit fig. on a Social Security card IDNO
Not go straight TURN
Not quite closed AJAR
Of similar character AKIN
Office head BOSS
Open's opposite SHUT
Palindromic Nabokov title ADA
Passenger-screening org TSA
Persistently torment HARRY
Person in a detached state? ALASKAN
Run out, as a subscription LAPSE
See 15-Across STONE
Self-centered sort EGOTIST
Shakespeare's 'The Winter's ___' TALE
Singer Fitzgerald ELLA
Small program APPLET
Soldier who's gone missing AWOL
Specialist's vocabulary LINGO
Star of the film version of the book referenced in 15-Across/25-Down DANIELRADCLIFFE
Subject of a long sentence? LIFER
Surgical knife LANCET
Swear (to) ATTEST
Tennis umpire's call LET
Toy block brand LEGO
Turkish pooh-bahs AGAS
Units in stables STALLS
Victory WIN
Went on dates with SAW
What the Titanic did, famously SANK
Widespread RIFE
With 25-Down, alchemists' quest in a book released on June 26, 1997 THEPHILOSOPHERS
___ Wednesday ASH
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