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New York Times, Tuesday, February 12, 2013

1991 film that earned John Singleton a Best Director nomination

Author:
Dan Schoenholz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Schoenholz.
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© 2013, The New York Times2/12/13 ( No. 23,107 )
Across
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Rocky outcrop : CRAG
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___ Ness : LOCH
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Self-mover's rental : UHAUL
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"Bloody" : RARE
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Ship-to-ship call : AHOY
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Irritable : TESTY
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"Picnic" playwright William : INGE
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Circumstance's partner : POMP
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Earns : MAKES
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1991 film that earned John Singleton a Best Director nomination : BOYZNTHEHOOD
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NBC fixture since '75 : SNL
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In addition : TOO
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U.S.N. rank : ENS
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Train alternative : BUS
29
What a blind man mistakes for a snake, in a fable : ELEPHANTTRUNK
33
Twisty turn : ESS
34
"Gloria in Excelsis ___" : DEO
35
Shoppe sign word : OLDE
36
Begins to pursue vigorously : HASAT
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Wander (about) : GAD
40
Part of a shirt that may develop a hole : ELBOW
41
Callers of strikes and balls : UMPS
42
Prefix with cycle or city : TRI
43
Night before : EVE
44
Test at a football tryout : FORTYYARDDASH
48
Cook in oil : FRY
49
___ Arbor, Mich. : ANN
50
Lend a hand : AID
51
Nosh : EAT
54
Singer of the 1975 #1 hit "Before the Next Teardrop Falls" : FREDDYFENDER
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Like some bears : POLAR
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Lucy's husband or son : DESI
61
Shrek, e.g. : OGRE
62
San Antonio landmark, with "the" : ALAMO
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Mont Blanc, par exemple : ALPE
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Artery's counterpart : VEIN
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Keep for another three weeks, say, as a library book : RENEW
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Like some batteries : DEAD
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"I hate to break up ___" : ASET
Down
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Nursery sights : CRIBS
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Went long, as a sentence : RANON
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Sweater or sock pattern : ARGYLE
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"Man!" : GEEZ
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Portable computers : LAPTOPS
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"Call on me! Call on me!" : OHOHOH
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Accompany, with "with" : COME
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Like Olivia Newton-John's last name : HYPHENED
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Absolute maximum : UTMOST
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Focus of a phrenologist : HEAD
11
Seek answers : ASK
12
Beehive State native : UTE
13
Fleur-de-___ : LYS
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Mushroom cloud producer, in brief : NTEST
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No longer fooled by : ONTO
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Onion, for one : BULB
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Cancel : UNDO
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Twist, as facts : SKEW
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Absolute minimum : LEAST
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Legendary firefighter Red : ADAIR
32
Actors' parts : ROLES
36
In a ___ (indignant) : HUFF
37
Roman god of love : AMOR
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Surprisingly agile for one's age : SPRY
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Pop's pop : GRANDDAD
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Dodge : EVADE
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Daly of "Cagney & Lacey" : TYNE
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Spiritually uplifted : EDIFIED
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Peter of Peter, Paul and Mary : YARROW
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Place for pampering : DAYSPA
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Yard separators : HEDGES
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Nest that may be found on a 1-Across : AERIE
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Singer Terence ___ D'Arby : TRENT
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Stardom : FAME
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Edit out : DELE
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Kind of lox : NOVA
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Standard for the course : PAR
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Bullring "Bravo!" : OLE
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Office computer linkup, for short : LAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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