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New York Times, Friday, February 5, 2016

Role for which Michael C. Hall got five straight Emmy nominations

Author:
Mary Lou Guizzo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Guizzo. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Mary Lou Guizzo notes:
The third try was a charm with this grid. I received an encouraging response from Joel on my original version, submitted in June 2014. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I loved WHAT MORE CAN I SAY and GO AT A SNAILS PACE, answers that felt like they could hit a broad audience with strong effect. And ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times2/5/16 ( No. 24,195 )
Across
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Stare in astonishment : GAWP
5
Horatian or Keatsian : ODIC
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Clean freak of sitcomdom : UNGER
14
Long : ACHE
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Dance that might give you a lift? : HORA
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Campbell on a catwalk : NAOMI
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Setting for fans : GRANDSTANDSEATS
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Fortune 100 company whose name starts with a silent letter : AETNA
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Part of le Parlement français : SENAT
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Judgmental sound : TSK
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Chicago exchange, in brief : MERC
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First name on a B-29 : ENOLA
27
Jonathan Swift satire : AMODESTPROPOSAL
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Dent or crack : MAR
34
Frank narrative : DIARY
35
Balloon-carried probe : SONDE
36
Prior: Abbr. : PREV
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Circumvent : SKIRT
40
Zip : NADA
41
System in which 33 and 63 are "!" and "?" : ASCII
43
Southern alma mater of Newt Gingrich : EMORY
45
Category : ILK
46
Actress who starred in "The Fault in Our Stars," 2014 : SHAILENEWOODLEY
49
Snack brand since 1967 : NILLA
50
Luau staples, for short : UKES
51
Threepio's first master : ANI
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Some cat sounds? : BEBOP
56
Certain absentee voter, for short : EXPAT
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2012 Best Actress nominee for "Zero Dark Thirty" : JESSICACHASTAIN
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Opposite of afore : ABAFT
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With 67-Across, attachment to a string instrument : CHIN
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Shade similar to camel : ECRU
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Classic car company co-founder : ROYCE
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City on der Rhein : KOLN
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See 63-Across : REST
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Mad : GAGA
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Plot piece : ACRE
3
Question upon completing an argument : WHATMORECANISAY
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Like many farm animals : PENNED
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Sister brand of Alpha-Bits : OHS
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Sleuths connect them : DOTS
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"Of wrath," in a hymn title : IRAE
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John Steinbeck novel : CANNERYROW
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De-clogs : UNSTOPS
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Shetlands turndown : NAE
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They might work at a revival, for short : EMTS
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Chance : RISK
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Took a 13-Down : DARED
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"Hawaii Five-O" nickname : DANO
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Collectors of DNA, prints, etc. : CSIS
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Avian symbol of Ontario : LOON
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Grp. behind the Oscars : AMPAS
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Reed section? : MARSH
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Nonplussed : TAKENABACK
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Amazon offering : PRIME
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Nonplus : ADDLE
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Unsafe, as a boat : LEAKY
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Number on a grandfather clock : VIII
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Drop ___ : TROU
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"It's probably a trick, but tell me" : ILLBITE
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They join teams : YOKES
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Wire transfer?: Abbr. : ELEC
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Role for which Michael C. Hall got five straight Emmy nominations : DEXTER
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Cracked : AJAR
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Mount near the Dead Sea : NEBO
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37-Down, to Diego : OCHO
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Doctor seen by millions : PHIL
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Hauteur : AIRS
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Hardware bit : TNUT
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U.S. Army E-7 : SFC
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"___ Vickers," Sinclair Lewis novel : ANN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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