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This puzzle appeared on Saturday, March 23, 2013 in syndication. The original New York Times publication date is shown below.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
by Michael Ashley
Sat 2/16/2013
FIREFOXMOZILLA
ONARANTCRONIES
EXCITERMENOTTI
SKEETERSENTIN
DOMESSILT
ALFANEATHTELL
GOOSEGLOOMBOA
HAZARDANOPINION
ADZGOMADTERSE
SEISSEMISODES
DEMSSENTA
RUBATOSLEDDOG
APELIKEIPHONES
GOALLINNOONERS
UNRATEDENCASES
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Help for someone just browsing? : FIREFOX
8.1-Across source : MOZILLA
15.Raving : ONARANT
16.Buds : CRONIES
17.Stimulant : EXCITER
18."The Consul" composer : MENOTTI
19.What a screen may block : SKEETER
21.Submitted : SENTIN
22.Noggins : DOMES
24.Mouth filler : SILT
25.Zulu's counterpart : ALFA
29."___ Arizona Skies" (early John Wayne film) : NEATH
31.Giveaway : TELL
33.Stimulate : GOOSE
35.Shadows : GLOOM
37.Creature whose genus name and English name are the same : BOA
38.Dare to put in one's two cents : HAZARDANOPINION
41.Tool shed tool : ADZ
42.Flip : GOMAD
43.Clipped : TERSE
44.Number of strings on a Spanish guitar : SEIS
46.Tourney round : SEMIS
48.Some homages : ODES
49.Bush whackers? : DEMS
51.Actress Berger : SENTA
53.Not strictly adhering to tempo : RUBATO
55.Part of an ice pack? : SLEDDOG
59.Simian : APELIKE
61.Series begun in 2007 : IPHONES
63.Bet everything : GOALLIN
64.Midday appointments : NOONERS
65.Like some director's cuts : UNRATED
66.Wraps : ENCASES
1.Goliath, e.g. : FOE
2."Suicide Blonde" band : INXS
3.Torment : RACK
4.___ Railroad, 1832-1960 : ERIE
5.Like a lot? : FATED
6.Shipping weight : ONETON
7.They might include BMX and wakeboarding, informally : XTREMEGAMES
8.Year "Tosca" premiered : MCM
9.Sources of iron and manganese : ORES
10.Defensive strategies : ZONES
11.Part of a plot : INONIT
12.Source of a secret, in a phrase : LITTLEBIRD
13.Triple-platinum Gloria Estefan album with "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You" : LETITLOOSE
14.Alphabet book phrase : ASIN
20.Spies often don't use them : REALNAMES
23.Queued : STOODINLINE
25.Eastern generals : AGHAS
26.Stockpiled : LOADEDUPON
27.Orange children's character : FOZZIEBEAR
28.Actor Butterfield of "Hugo" : ASA
30.Fielder's challenge : HOP
32.Pool parts : LANES
34.Bit of work : ERG
36.Alma mater for McDonnell and Douglas of McDonnell Douglas : MIT
39.Bashes : DOS
40.Prefix with realism : NEO
45.Part of an "@" symbol : SMALLA
47.Board : STEPON
50.Supporting post : STILT
52.Temporarily formed : ADHOC
53.___ Bolognese : RAGU
54.Sooner alternative : OKIE
56.Spanish title : DONA
57."Your" alternative : ONES
58."Days of Heaven" co-star, 1978 : GERE
60.Wideout, in football : END
62.Stovetop sound : SSS

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