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New York Times, Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Only person to have the #1 movie, #1 album and #1-rated late-night TV show all in the same week

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 154 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times1/4/12 ( No. 22,702 )

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Across
1
Baby docs : OBS
4
Replay view, often : SLOMO
9
Plays, as records : SPINS
14
Org. whose logo features the letter pi with an arrow through it : NEA
15
Like wickerwork : WOVEN
16
Comic Cheech : MARIN
17
Pipe joint : ELL
18
Start of a quip by 44-Across : ISAWANOTICE
20
1980s Salvadoran president : DUARTE
22
Parliament, e.g., in brief : CIG
23
"That's all ___ wrote" : SHE
24
Courtier who invites Hamlet to duel with Laertes : OSRIC
25
Key in the middle of the top row : FSIX
27
"Oh, c'mon!" : JEEZ
28
Quip, part 2 : WHICHSAID
30
Overly assertive : BOSSY
31
Nietzsche's "never" : NIE
32
Wood used in making some dartboards : ELM
33
$$$ for later years : IRA
34
Quip, part 3 : DRINKCANADA
39
"___ This, Not That! The No-Diet Weight Loss Solution!" : EAT
40
"Breaking Bad" network : AMC
41
Bagel accompaniment : LOX
44
Writer Brendan : BEHAN
47
Quip, part 4 : DRYANDIVE
50
___-retentive : ANAL
51
London jazz duo? : ZEDS
52
Greenskeeper's tool : EDGER
53
Rejections : NOS
54
Campaign freebie : PIN
55
One of the Beverly Hillbillies : JETHRO
56
End of the quip : JUSTSTARTED
60
Awards ceremony rental : TUX
61
Watches like a wolf : OGLES
62
Holder for a toilet paper roll : DOWEL
63
Pittsburgh-to-Baltimore dir. : ESE
64
Word with cookie or rap : SHEET
65
Flip over : ADORE
66
Chemin ___ Dames (W.W. I battle locale) : DES
Down
1
You are here : ONEDOWN
2
Only person to have the #1 movie, #1 album and #1-rated late-night TV show all in the same week : BELUSHI
3
On the payroll : SALARIED
4
Feature of Dr. Frankenstein's lab : SWITCH
5
Come up short : LOSE
6
Fertility clinic stock : OVA
7
Cry over spilled milk, perhaps? : MEW
8
Tripping : ONACID
9
Urban woe : SMOG
10
Bit of butter : PAT
11
Van Gogh masterpiece : IRISES
12
Recesses : NICHES
13
Bashful companion : SNEEZY
19
Invalidate : NIX
21
Detroit rapper ___-A-Che : RIC
25
Peter who played Columbo : FALK
26
Data holder on a cellphone : SIMCARD
27
"The Ghost of Tom ___" (1995 Bruce Springsteen album) : JOAD
29
Shipped : SENT
30
It's held up with a hook : BRA
33
Resident of the ancient city Choquequirao : INCA
35
True : REAL
36
Actor McKellen : IAN
37
___ Kitchen (organic frozen food company) : AMYS
38
Came down : ALIGHTED
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Make a cliché : OVERUSE
43
Some duplicates : XEROXES
44
Relatives of ukuleles : BANJOS
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"All right already!" : ENOUGH
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Give a hard time : HASSLE
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"Gracias" reply : DENADA
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Thing watched while driving through a speed trap : NEEDLE
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Subj. of the 1948 Nobel in Physiology or Medicine : DDT
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Small blemish, in slang : ZIT
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"Hey!" : PSST
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Razz : JEER
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Pipe joint : TEE
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62-Across, e.g. : ROD
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Duo : TWO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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