New York Times, Thursday, September 1, 2011

Author: Joel Fagliano
Editor: Will Shortz
Joel Fagliano
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

JimH notes: In this unusual puzzle, rebus Across answers must be read twice. For example, 14 Across, "Deprecate", is POOH POOH. For a different take on this kind of theme, see the 1995 April Fools puzzle.
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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It's loaded : AMMO
5. Atlantic Records, e.g. : LABEL
10. Blowout : BASH
14. Deprecate : POOHPOOH
15. From the start : ABOVO
16. It connects to the wrist : ULNA
17. Eco-unfriendly coal sources : STRIPMINES
19. Auto slogan beginning in 2000 : ZOOMZOOM
20. "Did you ___ that?" : GET
21. Acts frugally around the holidays, say : REGIFTS
23. Deep Blue's opponent in chess : KASPAROV
28. One rising at dawn : SUN
29. The Gay Nineties and others : ERAS
30. Idols : FALSEGODS
35. Tell : RELATE
38. Hanna-Barbera output : CELS
39. Never, in Nuremberg : NIE
40. Place ___ : MAT
41. "Stop avoiding responsibility!" : EXCUSESEXCUSES
43. Like sandpaper, typically : TAN
44. "Vous êtes ___" : ICI
45. It's never finished, only abandoned, per Paul Valéry : POEM
46. Southern California college : POMONA
48. Instruction on a box : THISENDUP
51. Pipsqueak : RUNT
52. Pro ___ : TEM
53. Place to get a date : PALMTREE
56. Secretary of state between Marshall and Dulles : ACHESON
60. Bogey beater : PAR
61. Looney Tunes sound : BEEPBEEP
62. It may be hard to change : BABYDIAPER
68. Quaint sign word : OLDE
69. Accustom : INURE
70. Pacific capital : PAGOPAGO
71. Part of a tennis serve : TOSS
72. Prepare to go on Facebook, say : LOGIN
73. Pace in dressage : TROT
1. Modern-day tech purchases : APPS
2. Like some points : MOOT
3. Tie up, in a way : MOOR
4. "Funny running into you here!" : OHHI
5. Not so cool : LAMER
6. Some : ABITOF
7. ___ mot : BON
8. "Do I ___!" : EVER
9. Frets (over) : LOSESSLEEP
10. Paging, say : BUZZING
11. Standoffish : ALOOF
12. One who's standoffish : SNOOT
13. Twin gymnasts Paul and Morgan : HAMMS
18. ___ Tour : PGA
22. "Seems to be the case" : GUESSSO
23. "Time's fun when you're having flies" speaker : KERMIT
24. Something straining credibility : AREACH
25. Negotiations of 1977-79 : SALTII
26. Ad Council output, for short : PSA
27. Clean, in a way : VACUUMUP
31. Off : LESS
32. Traveling, maybe : ONTOUR
33. Feinstein of the 34-Down : DIANNE
34. See 33-Down : SENATE
36. Holders of reservations? : TEEPEES
37. Descendant of Standard Oil : EXXONMOBIL
42. Like associates, on some e-mails : CCED
47. TV star who once appeared in WrestleMania : MRT
49. Much Mongolian geography : STEPPES
50. Some ancient scrolls : PAPYRI
54. Filled (with) : LADEN
55. Brief look inside? : MRI
56. Literally, "father" : ABBOT
57. Singer Green with multiple Grammys : CEELO
58. Follows : HEEDS
59. 10^-9: Prefix : NANO
63. Needle : BUG
64. Part of a sched. : APPT
65. Onetime name in late-night TV : PAAR
66. Brand in the freezer : EGGO
67. Carrot or beet : ROOT

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