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New York Times, Friday, October 7, 2011

"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears" speaker

Author:
Kevin G. Der
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Der.
Jim Horne notes:

In this Quora answer, Kevin Der explains how today's tribute puzzle was put together within hours of the announcement of the death of Steve Jobs.

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© 2011, The New York Times10/7/11 ( No. 22,613 )
Across
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Brainchild of 57-Across : IPOD
5
1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
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1972 Bill Withers hit : USEME
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Some documentary workers : NARRATORS
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Film studio spearheaded by 57-Across : PIXAR
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Brainchild of 57-Across : MACINTOSH
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Parade V.I.P. : STPAT
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Post-PC ___ : ERA
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Thimbleful : TAD
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Finest example : EPITOME
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Focus of some prep work : VOCAB
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Ulan-___ (Siberian capital) : UDE
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Slogan associated with 57-Across : THINKDIFFERENT
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Flatterer : TOADY
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Bitmap images : GIFS
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Tyler of "The Lord of the Rings" : LIV
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Hole punchers : AWLS
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Huffs : SNITS
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Singer Simone : NINA
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Head : LAV
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Like some Arabians : SHOD
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Reacted to an unveiling, say : OOHED
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Frequent description of 57-Across : CREATIVEGENIUS
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Wheeler Peak locale: Abbr. : NEV
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Many an early computer user : AOLER
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"Doonesbury" cartoonist : TRUDEAU
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Anderson who directed "Rushmore" : WES
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___ drive : ZIP
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Cover again, as terrain? : REMAP
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This puzzle's subject : STEVEJOBS
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Company co-founded by 57-Across : APPLE
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Rocket parts : NOSECONES
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Prepared to be shot : POSED
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E-mail heading: Abbr. : ATTN
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Company founded by 57-Across : NEXT
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"Have a Little Faith ___" (1930 hit) : INME
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Onetime host of "The Tonight Show" : PAAR
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One seeking to catch some rays? : ORCA
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Soft & ___ : DRI
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"Sic 'em!" : ATTACK
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Thingamajig : DOODAD
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Return letters? : IRS
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___ Stadium, sports venue since 1997 : ASHE
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They're positive : UPSIDES
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Junior watcher : SITTER
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Site of some unveilings : EXPO
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Term of address for a lady : MAAM
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"Symphony in Black" artist : ERTE
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"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears" speaker : ANTONY
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Patisserie offerings : PUFFS
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YouTube content, for short : VIDS
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One of many from 57-Across : BIGIDEA
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"Prelude ___" (1942 Frank Capra film) : TOWAR
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Split, in a way : HALVE
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Tailor's concern : FIT
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Root of diplomacy : ELIHU
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Good diving scores : NINES
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Show stopper? : TVAD
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Baby powder ingredient : TALC
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Hindu god often depicted meditating : SHIVA
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All Saints' Day mo. : NOV
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Mitchum's genre : NOIR
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Got into hot water? : STEEPED
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"Hold on" : ONESEC
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Speedy Gonzales shout : ANDALE
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Film in which the Marx Brothers join the gold rush : GOWEST
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Gridiron group : ELEVEN
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Golfer's concern : TRAP
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Unwanted collection : REPO
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Ones who might cry foul? : UMPS
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"From knowledge, sea power" org. : USNA
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Tract : ZONE
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Mountain climber : IBEX
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Cheater's whisper : PSST
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Tater ___ : TOT
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Pianist Nakamatsu : JON

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

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