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New York Times, Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Share a single bed ... or a hidden feature of 17-, 23-, 36- and 50-Across

Author:
James Mulhern
Editor:
Will Shortz
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James Mulhern

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Mulhern.
James Mulhern notes:
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Jeff Chen notes:
Cool find today, phrases with two UP instances in each. I like when I'm surprised by puzzles, and it was a nice aha moment when I got ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times11/11/14 ( No. 23,744 )
Across
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And so forth: Abbr. : ETC
4
Halfway decent : OKAY
8
Home of Plato's Academy : ATHENS
14
"Your point being ...?" : SOO
15
Ancient South American : INCA
16
Complete mess : FIASCO
17
Powdered lunch product from Lipton : CUPASOUP
19
Moon of Neptune : TRITON
20
Digital device used to access Hulu and Netflix : APPLETV
21
Bird bill : BEAK
22
Fishing device : REEL
23
Just marvelous : SUPERDUPER
28
Birdcage swing, e.g. : PERCH
30
Skip, as a sound : ELIDE
31
Poet's "before" : ERE
32
Former Time Warner partner : AOL
34
Commercial suffix with Tropic : ANA
35
Mouth, slangily : TRAP
36
Alcoholics Anonymous and others : SUPPORTGROUPS
40
Seamen : TARS
41
Contend (for) : VIE
42
When repeated, a popular puzzle : KEN
43
Acid : LSD
44
"The Hangover" setting : VEGAS
46
Hollywood director Sam : RAIMI
50
Confectionery brand with a logo designed by Salvador Dalí : CHUPACHUPS
53
"Chestnuts roasting ___ open fire" : ONAN
54
Eight, to Dieter : ACHT
55
Stand-up comedian with multiple Emmys : LOUISCK
57
Drink that gets its name from the Tahitian word for "good" : MAITAI
60
Share a single bed ... or a hidden feature of 17-, 23-, 36- and 50-Across : DOUBLEUP
61
Town with Yiddish speakers : SHTETL
62
In ___ (actually) : ESSE
63
In the style of : ALA
64
Pooped : GASSED
65
Blacken on a grill : CHAR
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"Spy vs. Spy" magazine : MAD
Down
1
Steep slope around a rampart : ESCARP
2
"Rug" : TOUPEE
3
Statue of Liberty material : COPPER
4
River to the Seine : OISE
5
Units of nautical speed : KNOTS
6
Contact lens brand : ACUVUE
7
Annoying bark : YAP
8
Under the cloak of night : AFTERDARK
9
Angry rant : TIRADE
10
Three-line verse : HAIKU
11
N.H. winter setting : EST
12
Sarge, e.g. : NCO
13
Junior : SON
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WHAT THIS IS IN : ALLCAPS
21
Existence : BEING
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Stop getting any higher : PLATEAU
25
One chased in a car chase, for short : PERP
26
Parts of history : ERAS
27
John Boehner, e.g., in two ways: Abbr. : REP
29
Use a pogo stick : HOP
33
1968 #1 hit for Diana Ross & the Supremes : LOVECHILD
35
Good source of omega-3 fatty acids : TUNAOIL
36
Where a Brownie's merit badges are attached : SASH
37
Language of Pakistan : URDU
38
"I know, ___?" : RIGHT
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"___ the land of the free ..." : OER
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Nurse's focus, in brief : TLC
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Move out : VACATE
45
Quiet sound of water on the side of a pail, say : SPLOSH
47
Clothes line? : INSEAM
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Eye part subject to degeneration : MACULA
49
What gets rubber-stamped? : INKPAD
51
Hors d'oeuvres toppings : PATES
52
"Minnesota March" composer : SOUSA
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Modern cab service alternative : UBER
57
Asian food additive : MSG
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"Got it!" : AHA
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"___ your call" : ITS
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Kwanzaa time: Abbr. : DEC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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