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New York Times, Wednesday, March 28, 2012

71-Across : Utah's ___ Canyon

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {VZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 112 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times3/28/12 ( No. 22,786 )
Across
1
Barbers' aids : COMBS
6
Like some batters : EGGY
10
Hurry it up : RUSH
14
Available for mugs : ONTAP
15
Added, in commercialese : XTRA
16
Pizarro foe : INCA
17
Flirty one : TEASE
18
Man's labor? : WORKOFART
20
Christina of "Sleepy Hollow" : RICCI
22
Barbecue grill brand : WEBER
23
Woman's flippant remark? : CRACKOFDAWN
28
Wrangler rival : LEE
29
"___ Miss Brooks" : OUR
30
Golden, in México : DEORO
31
Not stay rigid : BEND
32
Sweet-talk : CHARM
35
Garden decoration : GNOME
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Woman's journalism? : ARTICLESOFFAITH
43
NutraSweet rival : EQUAL
44
"___ Hall" : ANNIE
45
Spiral shape : COIL
48
Branches of study : AREAS
51
"Is there something more?" : AND
52
Lob's path : ARC
53
Woman's package? : BUNDLEOFJOY
56
You're being attacked while under it : SIEGE
58
"Vive ___!" : LEROI
59
Man's plank? : BOARDOFED
63
Magazine revenue source : ADFEE
66
Sea lettuce, e.g. : ALGA
67
Something many a celebrity carries in public : AURA
68
Towering : LOFTY
69
Pay attention to : HEED
70
Skirmish : FRAY
71
Utah's ___ Canyon : BRYCE
Down
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Foldout bed : COT
2
Telephone key with no letters : ONE
3
Highest peak in Turk. : MTARARAT
4
Nuts-and-bolts : BASIC
5
Tiny bit : SPECK
6
Splitsville resident? : EXWIFE
7
Bygone muscle car : GTO
8
[Damn, this is frustrating!] : GRR
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Talk and talk : YAK
10
In great supply : RIFE
11
Powerless : UNABLE
12
Lint catcher : SCREEN
13
Enmity : HATRED
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Have : OWN
21
Fish salted for bacalao : COD
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Andean stimulant : COCA
24
River to the Rhine : RUHR
25
Iditarod transport : DOGSLED
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River near the Leaning Tower : ARNO
27
Sound from a pound : WOOF
31
Conk : BEAN
33
Cambodian money : RIEL
34
1974 John Wayne film : MCQ
36
Advanced deg. for musicians : MFA
38
Bash on a beach : LUAU
39
Make : EARN
40
Right away : INAJIFFY
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One of the Flying Wallendas : TINO
42
Actress Lamarr : HEDY
45
The Clash's "Rock the ___" : CASBAH
46
American Leaguer since 1954 : ORIOLE
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When mastodons became extinct : ICEAGE
49
Like some amusement park passes : ALLDAY
50
"Told ya!" : SEE
53
Crash site? : BED
54
Floss brand : ORALB
55
Big name in travel guides : FODOR
57
Sheepskin holder : GRAD
60
Dolt : OAF
61
Warm lining : FUR
62
Laundry day brand : ERA
64
And the like: Abbr. : ETC
65
Look over : EYE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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