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New York Times, Friday, May 11, 2012

Author:
Natan Last
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Natan Last

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Last. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0511 ( 22,830 )

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Across
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Drive-in theater, in old slang : PASSIONPIT
11
Klutzes : OAFS
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Like some freely available software : OPENSOURCE
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Streaming video giant : HULU
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What an up-and-coming band wants to snag : RECORDDEAL
18
Keatsian or Horatian : ODIC
19
Say "Ta-da!," say : CROW
20
"Hmm ..." : LETMETHINK
22
"___ Maria" : AVE
24
PC file extension : EXE
25
The shakes, for short : DTS
26
Together : INUNISON
31
Cary of "The Princess Bride" : ELWES
33
They might be cut at a salon : BANGS
34
Kind of rock or candy : HARD
36
Not fancy at all : HATE
38
Bob Hope, for 18 Oscar ceremonies : EMCEE
39
When repeated, response to "Who wants ice cream?" : IDO
40
Traffic cone : PYLON
41
Fidgeting during a poker game, e.g. : TELL
42
Grind : TOIL
43
Dastard : FIEND
44
Jai alai basket : CESTA
46
Produces new music for, as a movie : RESCORES
48
Shake : JAR
49
Company name ender : INC
51
Where Barry Bonds was an All-American, in brief : ASU
52
First female dean of Harvard Law School : ELENAKAGAN
56
Football Hall-of-Famer Marchetti : GINO
60
Michigan college : ALMA
61
Craft in a "Star Wars" battle scene : TIEFIGHTER
63
Like some German nouns: Abbr. : NEUT
64
Individually : ONEATATIME
65
Language from which "hubbub" comes : ERSE
66
"The Case of the Demure Defendant" protagonist : PERRYMASON
Down
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Offering from a Parisian butcher : PORC
2
Copycat : APER
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Like some Spanish wine : SECO
4
What people waving their arms might produce : SNOWANGELS
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It has more museums per capita than any other country: Abbr. : ISR
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Lots : OODLES
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Fully exposed : NUDE
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Ready, in Rouen : PRET
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Caesarean section? : ICAME
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Wired, in a way : TELEXED
11
Eager pupil's cry : OHOH
12
Where to see some German models : AUDIDEALER
13
Rubble neighbor : FLINTSTONE
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Is god-awful : SUCKS
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___ Avivian : TEL
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Gripper : VISE
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Scoffing comment : IBET
27
One hurling insults : NAMECALLER
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Fictional narrator of "Legends of the Old Plantation" : UNCLEREMUS
29
Home to the Browns and the Reds : OHIO
30
Bottom : NADIR
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Moe Howard catchphrase : WHYIOUGHTA
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Moe Howard, for Chris Diamantopoulos, in 2012 : ROLE
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Tips : ENDS
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Ranks for jarheads: Abbr. : PFCS
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Sleeveless option : TANKTOP
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___ Maria : TIA
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Levelheadedness : SANITY
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___ Dixon, self-styled seer who wrote an astrology book for dogs : JEANE
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"The Dark Knight" actor : CAINE
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"Great" detective of kiddie lit : NATE
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Will of "The Waltons" : GEER
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Way off : AFAR
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"Really?" : ITIS
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Literary captain who says "I am not what you call a civilized man!" : NEMO
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___ Ishii ("Kill Bill" character) : OREN
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Group of whales : GAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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