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New York Times, Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Author:
Ian Livengood
Editor:
Will Shortz
Some makeup ... or a hint to 17-, 26-, 43- and 58-Across
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Ian Livengood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Livengood. Wednesday freshness: 10%
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© 2012, The New York Times10/24/12 ( No. 22,996 )
Across
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Cavalry weapon : SABER
6
"And there it is!" : TADA
10
Argue (with) : SPAR
14
Spasm : THROE
15
Hollywood has some big ones : EGOS
16
Summon : PAGE
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Actor Norris, after gaining weight? : ROUNDCHUCK
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Attendee of the fictional Lowood Institution for girls : EYRE
20
"... ___ quit!" : ORI
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Symbols of speed : HARES
22
Flower part : SEPAL
23
1993 Peace Nobelist : MANDELA
25
Hankering : ITCH
26
What a tosspot fantasizes the clouds would do? : RAINALCOHOL
30
Designed to pique interest, say : LURID
33
Toot : BEEP
34
Collar : NAB
36
"Hurry!" : ASAP
37
Some makeup ... or a hint to 17-, 26-, 43- and 58-Across : GLOSS
39
Badlands feature : MESA
40
Unite : WED
41
Whoosh! : ZOOM
42
A bit questionable : FISHY
43
Thieves at an all-night dance bash? : RAVEROBBERS
47
Show some respect to a judge : RISE
48
All riled up : INASTIR
52
Emo emotion : ANGST
54
Conceived : BEGOT
56
Sugar ending : OSE
57
Strike : XOUT
58
Someone responding to a party R.S.V.P.? : HOSTWRITER
60
___ Krabappel, Bart Simpson's teacher : EDNA
61
Boxer's fare? : ALPO
62
Kind of glasses : OPERA
63
Dieter's amount : LESS
64
Paint swatch choice : TONE
65
Common door sign : WOMEN
Down
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Longtime senator Thurmond : STROM
2
Now, in Nogales : AHORA
3
Bobby Orr, notably : BRUIN
4
Impatient person's wait, seemingly : EON
5
Conan O'Brien, e.g. : REDHEAD
6
Mideast capital : TEHRAN
7
Bad fit : AGUE
8
Entries in two Oscar categories, slangily : DOCS
9
"That's all I ___" : ASK
10
Address : SPEECH
11
There used to be a lot more of these on corners : PAYPHONES
12
Indian tourist locale : AGRA
13
Country dance : REEL
18
District of Colombia? : CALI
22
Knock off : STOP
24
Stalactite producer : DRIP
25
Knocks off : ICES
27
Manhattan Project result, informally : ABOMB
28
Guitarist Paul : LES
29
Shipboard punishment : LASH
30
Bar topic : LAW
31
PC operator : USER
32
Items for baseball scouts and highway patrol officers : RADARGUNS
35
Triple Crown winner Citation or Gallant Fox : BAY
37
Reason for an R rating : GORE
38
Back of a public house, maybe : LOO
39
Get wrong : MISS
41
Spice : ZEST
42
Where many Greeks are found : FRATROW
44
Outlooks : VISTAS
45
Part that may be pinched : BIGTOE
46
Sufficiently, in poetry : ENOW
49
Tribal figure : TOTEM
50
Rhône tributary : ISERE
51
Put on again : RERAN
52
Jump on the ice : AXEL
53
Intersection point : NODE
54
Western accessory : BOLO
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N.F.L. broadcaster : ESPN
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___ in hand : HAT
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Subj. of a Wall Street Journal story : IPO

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