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New York Times, Thursday, April 24, 2008

1965 hit by the performers suggested phonetically by the ends of 18-, 24-, 37- and 56-Across

Author:
Michael Langwald
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Langwald

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Langwald.
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© 2008, The New York Times4/24/08 ( No. 21,352 )
Across
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Cleanse : RID
4
Former New York governor : CUOMO
9
Trayful of cookies : BATCH
14
Alicia Keys #1 album "___ Am" : ASI
15
Big name in pest control : ORKIN
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___ Bowl : ALOHA
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Denials : NOS
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Summer arctic phenomenon : MIDNIGHTSUN
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Bad off, after "up" : ATREE
22
G : SOL
23
Predecessor of Romans : ACTS
24
1890 battle site that's now a memorial : WOUNDEDKNEE
28
Mayo can be found in it : ANO
29
Try to get in : APPLYTO
30
In addition : YET
31
"Solaris" author Stanislaw ___ : LEM
32
Mysterious creature : YETI
33
Turnabout, in slang : UIE
35
Follows : OBEYS
37
Grandmother of Jesus : SAINTANNE
41
Hamilton who wrote "Mythology" : EDITH
44
Approximately : SAY
45
Pool accessory : RACK
49
From, in some names : VON
50
It'll never fly : EMU
53
"Ghostbusters" director Ivan : REITMAN
55
Petition : ASK
56
Measure of a company's dominance : MARKETSHARE
58
Sound : SANE
60
Secretive org. : NSA
61
"Sanford and Son" setting : WATTS
62
1965 hit by the performers suggested phonetically by the ends of 18-, 24-, 37- and 56-Across : IGOTYOUBABE
66
Daybreak deity : EOS
67
Classic sportster, for short : VETTE
68
Mucho : LOTSA
69
French article : UNE
70
City NW of Frankfurt : ESSEN
71
Cross as ___ (annoyed) : ABEAR
72
Alphabet trio : RST
Down
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Escaped : RANAWAY
2
Elemental form : ISOTOPE
3
Shake up : DISRUPT
4
Field for Fields : COMEDY
5
The Rams of the Atlantic 10: Abbr. : URI
6
Initialed : OKD
7
European capital : MINSK
8
Like some bagels : ONIONY
9
Cross word : BAH
10
Baja's opposite : ALTA
11
Proportionately : TOSCALE
12
Condiment made with a mortar and pestle : CHUTNEY
13
Two-wheeled carriages : HANSOMS
19
"Yippee!" feeling : GLEE
21
Prepare to serve : ENLIST
25
Item for a travel bag : ETUI
26
Off : DOIN
27
Education provider since 1440 : ETON
34
Foreign visitors? : ETS
36
Mother of Charlemagne : BERTHA
38
Attention getter : AHEM
39
River to the Rhine : AARE
40
Vote in the Duma : NYET
41
Slippery : EVASIVE
42
Recommendations on bottles : DOSAGES
43
Tied up : INKNOTS
46
Hobbyist : AMATEUR
47
Smokes in bulk : CARTONS
48
Israeli parliament : KNESSET
51
War preceder : MANO
52
Actress Andress : URSULA
54
"Honest!" : ISWEAR
57
Cookout offering : KABOB
59
Suffix with novel : ETTE
63
Itch : YEN
64
Put away : ATE
65
Youth org. : BSA

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

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