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New York Times, Friday, February 20, 2015

With 17-Across, the B-side to "A Hard Day's Night"

Author:
David Woolf
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Woolf

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Woolf. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
David Woolf notes:
First, a note on 1-Across. From reading many a crossword blog from the past year, I have become more aware of real and perceived ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I always enjoy seeing something new. So to get three stacked pairs in a themeless was very cool — surprising that I can't remember ... read more
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© 2015, The New York Times2/20/15 ( No. 23,845 )

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Across
1
Buxom : BIGBREASTED
12
Bid : ASK
15
With 17-Across, the B-side to "A Hard Day's Night" : ISHOULDHAVE
16
Motorcyclist who became a rebel : CHE
17
See 15-Across : KNOWNBETTER
18
III, now : TRE
19
Suffix with gas : EOUS
20
Such ___ is : ASIT
21
Country whose largest city is Cotonou : BENIN
23
Religious leader who met with Attila the Hun : STLEO
25
Kershaw with three Cy Young Awards : CLAYTON
27
Hotel clerk's handout : ROOMKEY
30
Shul fixtures : ARKS
32
Narrows: Abbr. : STR
35
Speeds : ZIPS
36
Mysterious figure in "I Am the Walrus" : EGGMAN
38
Violates a court rule : TRAVELS
40
Like George W. Bush vis-à-vis Sylvester Stallone : SAMEAGE
41
Asperger's is a form of it : AUTISM
42
___ Amasova, "The Spy Who Loved Me" Bond girl : ANYA
43
Sheltered side : LEE
44
Many a deadbeat's car, eventually : REPO
45
Need for an iTunes Store account : APPLEID
48
Sporter of an eagle insignia : COLONEL
50
Orphan in Byron's "Don Juan" : LEILA
54
Ordeal : TRIAL
55
Glassmaker's oven : LEHR
58
Score after deuce : ADIN
59
Holiness leader? : HIS
60
With 64-Across, ignored : INONEEARAND
63
Like some angsty teens : EMO
64
See 60-Across : OUTTHEOTHER
65
Unit that replaced the ryo in 1871 : YEN
66
Kept things casual : STAYEDLOOSE
Down
1
Some exercise equipment : BIKES
2
Schoolyard retort : ISNOT
3
Halloween spirit : GHOUL
4
Main enemy in the Mario games : BOWSER
5
Streak : RUN
6
Island due south of Livorno : ELBA
7
Some punches : ADES
8
Stand-up routines : SHTICKS
9
Schoolyard report? : TATTLE
10
Temporal cusp : EVE
11
Annual event for 3-year-olds : DERBY
12
Pretend nothing is wrong : ACTNORMAL
13
Washing woe : SHRINKAGE
14
Sharp : KEEN
22
Story of a building, in France : ETAGE
24
Gives off, as confidence : OOZES
26
Roger's cousin? : AYEAYE
28
Worker who thrives on strikes? : OILMAN
29
Participants in Britain's question time, briefly : MPS
31
Dagger of yore : SNEE
32
Critical unit? : STAR
33
"Ripped from the headlines" genre : TRUECRIME
34
Compound in some 33-Down stories : RATPOISON
37
Tech service with over half a billion users : GMAIL
39
Cousin of a contrabass : VIOLA
40
Sketchy program, for short? : SNL
42
In buckets : APLENTY
46
Jai alai ball : PELOTA
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Adored by : DEARTO
49
Blends : OLIOS
51
Home to Shoshone Falls : IDAHO
52
Play makeup : LINES
53
Man's name meaning "manly" : ANDRE
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Unspecified news source, often : THEY
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[Giggle] : HEHE
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College from which Steve Jobs dropped out : REED
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Brainteaser : NUT
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HuffPo's parent : AOL

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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