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New York Times, Saturday, December 5, 2015

Longtime record label that shares its inits. with a major government agcy.

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QWXZ} This is puzzle # 162 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
Neat mini-theme in JIMINY CRICKET crossing PINOCCHIO. After reading the [His first major screen appearance was in 1940], I was worried ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 1205 ( 24,133 )

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Across
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Company whose name paradoxically means "shelter with no walls" : RAMADA
7
Was consistently in the hole? : SHOTPAR
14
Pull out : ELICIT
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Co-author of "The Yankee Years" : JOETORRE
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Least likely to be out to lunch? : SANEST
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Tout de suite : INNOTIME
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"Be Cool" co-star, 2005 : UMATHURMAN
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Flush : EVEN
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Amsterdam of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" : MOREY
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Not kept secret : AIRED
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Tennis's Ivanovic : ANA
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Dreamland : EDEN
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Vice President Alben Barkley's successor's inits. : RMN
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Arcadian : RUSTIC
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Adjust : SET
30
St. ___ parish (Crosby/Bergman movie setting) : MARYS
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Speak plaintively : BLEAT
33
His first major screen appearance was in 1940 : PINOCCHIO
35
Daily show filmed in Burbank, Calif. : CONAN
38
Deplete : DRAIN
39
Casual invention : FIB
42
Sacred text of Zoroastrianism : AVESTA
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Longtime record label that shares its inits. with a major government agcy. : IRS
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Chocolate candy brand : ROLO
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Zip : PEP
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Zip : SPICE
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___ shot : JELLO
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They may be endowed : ARTS
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Field near the Anacostia River : RFKSTADIUM
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Part of Boston's subway system that runs under Boston Harbor : BLUELINE
56
Funny feeling : UNEASE
57
Role played by Richard Gere and John Cleese : LANCELOT
58
Slim : MEAGER
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What all the answers to should be clear? : EYETEST
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Make clear, say : STRESS
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Position papers? : RESUMES
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In : ALAMODE
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The world's oldest one is in Tunisia : MINARET
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Winning blackjack combo : ACETEN
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Full of gossip : DISHY
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Island whose battlefield area is a U.S. National Historic Landmark : ATTU
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Marine detector : SONAR
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Actress Marilu : HENNER
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Fox neighbor : OTO
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___ board : TOTE
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Not to be shared with anyone : PRIVATE
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Neighbor of Georgia : ARMENIA
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Put on something old? : REENACT
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Partner of 33-Across : JIMINYCRICKET
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Cannon loader : RAMROD
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Substitute, as words : DUBIN
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Headed up : RAN
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Warning in a school zone : SLO
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Some hotel offerings : MINTS
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Cows : SCARES
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Step on French soil : PAS
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___ Honor : HIS
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Up to, with "of" : CAPABLE
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Gold leaf, e.g. : OVERLAY
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Triton's locale : NEPTUNE
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Fall ___ : FOLIAGE
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Handles badly : ILLUSES
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Sixtysomethings, say : BOOMERS
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Rainy times : APRILS
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Colored sunfish : REDEAR
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Otherwise : IFNOT
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Economist Yellen : JANET
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Result of a split decision? : SECT
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Over-the-counter antacid : TUMS
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Victor at Fussell's Mill : LEE

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