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with a flock of tourist and flashing lights new York's Times Square is back in business after a wide swath of Manhattan including this congested theater district was plunged into darkness Saturday evening causing confusion above ground end in darkened subway stations below officials say a transformer explosion is to blame we experience a significant electrical disturbance on the west side of Manhattan eventually resulted in the loss of seventy three thousand customers tourists were stranded and Broadway ticket holders were turned away Saturday nights , from the cast of some musicals including come from away , New York governor Andrew Cuomo said the power outage could have been much worse this is a potentially very dangerous situation and %HESITATION we have to make sure it doesn't happen again the power outage came exactly forty two years to the day of new York's major nineteen seventy seven blackout that twenty five our events because looting and arson throughout the city , on Saturday nights power was restored after roughly four hours