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New York Times, Friday, February 7, 2014

Part of a U.S. president's name that's Dutch for "neighbors"

Author:
Ned White
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Ned White notes:
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© 2014, The New York Times2/7/14 ( No. 23,467 )

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Across
1
Drill command to rifle carriers : PRESENTARMS
12
Bit of nonsense famously replacing "strangers in the night" : DOOBEDOOBEDOO
14
1979 Abba single : GIMMEGIMMEGIMME
16
Emblem of a pharaoh : ASP
17
Hooey : ROT
18
Show with an early episode titled "Crate 'n Burial" : CSI
19
Dragon roll ingredient : EEL
20
Like grade skippers : SMART
22
N.Y.C.-based grp. with its own police department : MTA
24
Potential fire hazard : SHORT
26
Philatelic collectible : PANE
27
Littermates compete for them : TEATS
29
Not had by : ONTO
30
Sty chore : SLOPPING
32
Like Lesbos and Lemnos : AEGEAN
34
Patriotic chant : USAUSAUSA
36
Synthetic fiber used in bicycle tires and bulletproof vests : KEVLAR
39
Fourth-brightest star in the sky : ARCTURUS
43
Big Green rivals : ELIS
44
John P. Marquand's "The Late George ___" : APLEY
46
Family name in "Look Homeward, Angel" : GANT
47
Part of a U.S. president's name that's Dutch for "neighbors" : BUREN
49
Something one might hang in a street : UEY
50
Davis of the screen : BETTE
51
Nabokov heroine : ADA
52
Throughout, in verse : OER
54
Suffix of saccharides : OSE
56
Prefix with saccharides : TRI
57
Is guilty of petitio principii : BEGSTHEQUESTION
61
Got a +2 on : DOUBLEBOGEYED
62
500m or 5,000m competitor, say : SPEEDSKATER
Down
1
Florida food fish : POMPANO
2
Permanent data storer : ROM
3
"Your Movie Sucks" author : EBERT
4
One of Utah's state symbols : SEGO
5
Paste holder? : EDITMENU
6
Passeport detail : NOM
7
It helps produce a kitty : TOMCAT
8
Fivers : ABES
9
Longtime first name in TV talk : REGIS
10
Century-starting year : MDI
11
Nobody's opposite : SOMEONE
12
Wretched : DISMAL
13
Code broken by some singers : OMERTA
14
Startled reactions : GASPS
15
John with an Oscar and a Tony : ELTON
21
Turn off a lot : REPULSE
23
Solution for toys in the attic? : TAGSALE
25
Common standard for model railroads : HOGAUGE
27
Twinkling topper : TIARA
28
Flip : SAUCY
31
Spot that may be on the environment, briefly : PSA
33
Fig. that's in the neighborhood : EST
35
Query after a wipeout : AREYOUOK
36
Food stuck in preparation : KEBAB
37
Lost : ELUDED
38
Witchy women : VIRAGOS
40
Worse for wear? : RATTIER
41
Not printed up? : UNTROD
42
Container for a round : STEIN
45
Like much baby food : PUREED
48
"I would ___ surprised" : NOTBE
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Plague : BESET
53
Actress Jennifer of "Pride and Prejudice" : EHLE
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Sonic creator : SEGA
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More than nibble : SUP
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Snap targets, for short : QBS
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Mooring rope : TYE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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