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New York Times, Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Simpson who said "Beneath my goody two shoes lie some very dark socks"

Author:
Patrick Blindauer and Andrea Carla Michaels
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Blindauer. This is puzzle # 40 for Ms. Michaels. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York Times10/15/13 ( No. 23,352 )

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Across
1
Cowboy chow : GRUB
5
Distresses : AILS
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Word from the Arabic for "struggle" : JIHAD
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Simpson who said "Beneath my goody two shoes lie some very dark socks" : LISA
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See 16-Across : KNEE
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With 15-Across, preparing to pop the question, say : ONONE
17
Cash dispensers, for short : ATMS
18
"___ first you don't succeed ..." : IFAT
19
What a star on a U.S. flag represents : STATE
20
Subject of the book "Revolution in the Valley" : MACINTOSH
22
Beset by a curse : HEXED
23
Pinocchio, periodically : LIAR
24
Snarling dog : CUR
25
Poisonous : TOXIC
28
Person who works with dipsticks : MECHANIC
33
Not much, in cookery : ADASH
34
Powerful org. with HQ in Fairfax, Va. : NRA
35
Shine, commercially : GLO
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People in this may have big ears : MICKEYMOUSECLUB
42
Shot ___ : PUT
43
"Criminy!" : EEK
44
Actress Watts : NAOMI
45
Sioux shoe : MOCCASIN
49
Metaphor, e.g. : TROPE
50
"Whazzat?" : HUH
51
Employs : USES
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Meal with Elijah's cup : SEDER
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Journalist of the Progressive Era : MUCKRAKER
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Kick out : EVICT
62
Vogue alternative : ELLE
63
Starting score in tennis : LOVE
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Techie sorts : GEEKS
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From the top : ANEW
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Managed, with "out" : EKED
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Unable to hold still : ANTSY
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Speaker's place : DAIS
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Like Lindbergh's historic trans-Atlantic flight : SOLO
Down
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Glitz : GLAM
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Meter maid of song : RITA
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Gomer Pyle's org. : USMC
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Legendary lizard with a fatal gaze : BASILISK
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Japanese dog breed : AKITA
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Notify : INFORM
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Pastures : LEAS
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Brother of Cain and Abel : SETH
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Book after Deuteronomy : JOSHUA
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Person getting on-the-job training : INTERN
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Snopes.com subject : HOAX
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Upfront stake : ANTE
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Monopoly card : DEED
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Specialty : NICHE
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Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
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Pack down : TAMP
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Detestation : ODIUM
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___ knife : XACTO
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Japanese mushroom : ENOKI
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Grand ___ (wine of the highest rank) : CRU
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Eskimo home : IGLOO
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Stick together : CLUMP
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Theater award since 1956 : OBIE
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Word repeatedly sung after "She loves you ..." : YEAH
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"___ amis" : MES
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Opposite of exit : ENTER
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Deals at a dealership : CARSALES
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Partner of balances : CHECKS
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Girl's show of respect : CURTSY
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Cell centers : NUCLEI
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Twists, as facts : SKEWS
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Gaming giant : SEGA
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Smooth : EVEN
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Lighten up? : DIET
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Quaff for Beowulf : MEAD
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Bone next to the radius : ULNA
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Gorilla pioneering in sign language : KOKO
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Knievel of motorcycle stunts : EVEL
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Make over : REDO

Answer summary: 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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