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New York Times, Friday, January 29, 2016

Heat meas. that also names a major L.A. TV station

Author:
David Phillips
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Phillips

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Phillips. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
David Phillips notes:
If you couldn't already tell, I'm kind of a comic book nerd. (More specifically, I'm a graphic novel fan; I prefer the freedom of ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Nice, clean construction with some standout entries. IT IS DECIDEDLY SO felt so difficult to piece together, what with that odd -LYSO ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times1/29/16 ( No. 24,188 )

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Shout when there's no cause for alarm? : IMUP
5
2008 R&B Grammy winner for "Growing Pains" : BLIGE
10
Throw : CAST
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Little opening? : NANO
15
Peripheral : OUTER
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Like many flu sufferers : ACHY
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Taking some heat? : SUNTANNING
19
Heat meas. that also names a major L.A. TV station : KCAL
20
Request at a ticket window : ONEPLEASE
21
Really get to : PEEVE
22
Bit of vaquero gear : LARIAT
23
Product boasting "a unique blend of 23 flavors" : DRPEPPER
25
Dungeons & Dragons race : ELVES
26
University of Cincinnati squad : BEARCATS
27
Replies from con men? : NOES
28
Norman who wrote "A River Runs Through It" : MACLEAN
29
Smidge : TAD
30
Resident : DENIZEN
31
Ed promoter : PTA
34
Green-glazed Chinese porcelain : CELADON
35
Attorney general under Bush 41 : BARR
36
Not fit for Passover : LEAVENED
38
"Miss Julie" composer : ROREM
39
Like literati : WELLREAD
40
Networking aid : SERVER
41
Opposite of division : UNITY
42
It's similar to pale lager : BLONDEALE
44
Going ___ : RATE
45
Possible purse pooches : TOYPOODLES
46
Provide design details for : SPEC
47
Comparatively corrupt : BASER
48
Send packing : OUST
49
"One World" musician John : TESH
50
Mancala playing piece : STONE
51
Fiddle (with) : MESS
Down
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Full of sauce : INSOLENT
2
The Ainapo Trail is on its slope : MAUNALOA
3
Rattled : UNNERVED
4
Entrees from the frozen food department : POTPIES
5
Lisa of "The Cosby Show" : BONET
6
Selene's Roman counterpart : LUNA
7
Relative of "Without a doubt" in a Magic 8 Ball : ITISDECIDEDLYSO
8
Powerful foe of the Man of Steel : GENERALZOD
9
Watt-second fraction : ERG
10
Battery container? : CAKEPAN
11
Come to terms with : ACCEPT
12
They often follow showers : SHAVES
13
Shortest-serving U.S. vice president (31 days) : TYLER
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Interjection of dejection : ALAS
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Tart flavor : PECAN
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Primp : PREEN
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Vehicle that's loaded in a Harry Belafonte hit : BANANABOAT
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Highlight for some hockey fans : MELEE
30
For-profit university with dozens of U.S. campuses : DEVRY
31
What a reverse stock split increases : PARVALUE
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Like much of northern Siberia : TREELESS
33
Chair pair : ARMRESTS
34
Prestigious Pasadena institution : CALTECH
35
A rut often leads to it : BOREDOM
36
Delaware Valley tribe : LENAPE
37
Groups of power brokers : ELITES
38
Change : REDO
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Oktoberfest fare : WURST
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Embarrassing sound in a lecture hall : SNORE
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Start for seas or seasons : OPEN
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Atlanta-based media inits. : TBS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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