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This puzzle appeared on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 in syndication. The original New York Times publication date is shown below.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
by Will Nediger
Wed 1/30/2013
QUADSJEWSBRIE
EFRONIMOKMENU
DOCTORNONOAFAR
HOAXBANJOJO
ACCEPTLILARAP
BOOMEMAGCOMMA
ELLADAYBRR
LETMYPEOPLEGOGO
BEGVIAAJAR
GOGOLWEEDNARC
AVALAHRELMIRA
DISCOCODIEU
DECOMAKEITSOSO
EDAMEMILHIJAB
DOPESIDEECOLI
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Muscles strengthened by squats : QUADS
6.Shul attendees : JEWS
10.Easy-to-spread cheese : BRIE
14.Zac of "High School Musical" : EFRON
15."Don't worry about me" : IMOK
16.Course list : MENU
17.Coming on to a patient, perhaps? : DOCTORNONO
19.Way off : AFAR
20.Piltdown man, for one : HOAX
21.Deny membership to skater Starbuck? : BANJOJO
23.Agree to : ACCEPT
26.Kedrova of "Zorba the Greek" : LILA
27.Genre that includes freestyling : RAP
28.Up time : BOOM
29.Cyberspace 'zine : EMAG
31.Less-than sign's keymate : COMMA
33.First name in scat : ELLA
34."Make my ___!" : DAY
35.Shiverer's sound : BRR
36.Dictator's directive at a dance club? : LETMYPEOPLEGOGO
42.Seek pocket change, say : BEG
43.Itinerary word : VIA
44.Close to closed : AJAR
45."Taras Bulba" author : GOGOL
48.Marijuana, informally : WEED
49.Seeker of illicit 48-Across : NARC
50.Hollywood's Gardner : AVA
51.Cowardly Lion portrayer : LAHR
53.New York site of Mark Twain's grave : ELMIRA
55.Bad-mouth designer Chanel? : DISCOCO
57."Mon ___!" : DIEU
58.Radio City's architectural style : DECO
59."Strive for medium quality on this one"? : MAKEITSOSO
64.Cheese that doesn't spoil : EDAM
65.Painter Nolde : EMIL
66.Muslim woman's veil : HIJAB
67.Idiot : DOPE
68.Onion rings, e.g. : SIDE
69.Potentially dangerous strain : ECOLI
1.Proof letters : QED
2.Area 51 craft, supposedly : UFO
3.Part of a curve : ARC
4.Dance to Tito Puente, say : DOTHEMAMBO
5.Buttinsky : SNOOP
6.Give bad luck : JINX
7.Rock subgenre : EMO
8.Hit the jackpot : WONBIG
9.Toast word : SKOAL
10.Key using all the black keys: Abbr. : BMAJ
11.Go straight : REFORM
12.Facing big trouble : INAJAM
13.Moon of Jupiter : EUROPA
18.Suitable for most audiences : RATEDPG
22.Decorative inlay material : NACRE
23.First fratricide victim : ABEL
24.Nat or Natalie : COLE
25.Gelding-to-be, maybe : COLT
26.Break between flights : LAYOVER
30.Fannie ___ : MAE
32.Sunday hymn accompaniment : ORGANMUSIC
35.2002 sequel starring Wesley Snipes : BLADEII
37.Mello ___ (soft drink) : YELLO
38.Budget chart shape : PIE
39.City near Santa Barbara : OJAI
40.Teri of "Tootsie" : GARR
41.Ocean predator : ORCA
45.Traipsed (about) : GADDED
46.City of northern Spain : OVIEDO
47.Often-removed car part : GASCAP
48.Amnesiac's question : WHOAMI
52.Topmost points : ACMES
54.Hades' river of forgetfulness : LETHE
56.Command to Fido : COME
57.Editorial strike-out : DELE
60.Give a ribbing : KID
61.Spanish eye : OJO
62.___ ammoniac : SAL
63.Geisha's accessory : OBI

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