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New York Times, Friday, January 3, 2014

Singer who said "People make music to get a reaction"

Author:
Barry C. Silk and Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
929/1/20037/8/20166
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358532741
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.651215
Barry C. Silk
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
592/19/20057/28/202132
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013301438
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.60021
Brad Wilber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 80 for Mr. Silk. This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Wilber.
Constructor notes:
BARRY: TWITTERVERSE was the seed here. I also thought EXPEDIA would make a good Scrabbly entry, despite it being a brand name. We went ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
Before the Internet, I don't think constructors in different places (McLean, Va., and Houghton, N.Y., in this case) ever teamed up to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Another fun solve from two of the themeless masters. This one played extremely hard for me, more like a Saturday, given the opaque ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times1/3/14 ( No. 23,432 )

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Across
1
Bite-size sweet : PETITFOUR
10
Complains loudly : YAWPS
15
Locomotive : IRONHORSE
16
1946 University of Pennsylvania invention : ENIAC
17
1950s-'60s sitcom headliner : DONNAREED
18
Instagram filter : SEPIA
19
What many cats play : GIGS
20
It's snowy in Florida : EGRET
22
Left : WENT
23
Oxygen tent locale, briefly : ICU
24
Home of Harpers Ferry: Abbr. : WVA
25
Flock member : EWE
27
Literary adverb : OFT
28
Dundee denial : NAE
29
Nikkei unit : YEN
30
Salmagundi : MIXTURE
32
Prefix with phobia : ACRO
33
Basilica honoree : STPETER
34
Former silkworms : MOTHS
36
Time indicator, of sorts : TENSE
37
Media giant that owns the Detroit Free Press : GANNETT
39
4-Down inventory : BEDS
40
Gedda or Ghiaurov of opera fame : NICOLAI
41
"Cap'n ___" (Joseph C. Lincoln novel) : ERI
42
"Phooey!" : BAH
45
Singer who said "People make music to get a reaction" : ONO
46
"Tastes terrific!" : MMM
47
Actress Gardner : AVA
48
Oriole rival : RAY
49
Junior senator from Texas : CRUZ
51
Food whose name means "feathers" : PENNE
53
Eatery : CAFE
54
Nuclei : CORES
56
Profession for Laura Bush before the White House : LIBRARIAN
58
Rushed : HASTY
59
"Cinderella" stepsister : ANASTASIA
60
Perfect : IDEAL
61
Type-A types : GOGETTERS
Down
1
Linguistic 30-Across : PIDGIN
2
Record glimpsed on Norman Bates's Victrola : EROICA
3
1-Down, e.g. : TONGUE
4
Michelin Guide recommendations : INNS
5
Lun ___ (Tuptim's beloved in "The King and I") : THA
6
Certain rate-hike circumvention : FOREVERSTAMP
7
Pizzeria supply : OREGANO
8
One logging in : USER
9
Cashes in : REDEEMS
10
"___ on Prop ..." (campaign sign) : YES
11
Over : ANEW
12
Many "Jackass" stunts : WIPEOUTS
13
In a state of nirvana : PAINFREE
14
Not stay together : SCATTER
21
Online realm since 2006 : TWITTERVERSE
24
Common British Isles shader : WYCHELM
26
"Where you book matters" sloganeer : EXPEDIA
31
Some Olympic coups : TENS
32
It's 8 for O : ATNO
34
Artery : MAINROAD
35
Not going astray : ONCOURSE
37
Trattoria dish : GNOCCHI
38
Delay : TIMELAG
39
Midway missile : BEANBAG
42
Cook, as Swiss steak : BRAISE
43
Erle Stanley Gardner pseudonym : AAFAIR
44
Shenzi, Banzai and Ed, in "The Lion King" : HYENAS
50
Fraternity letter : ZETA
52
Hombre, once : NINO
53
Techno- tack-on : CRAT
55
Dict. demarcation : SYL
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Sidebar requester: Abbr. : ATT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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