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New York Times, Saturday, May 17, 2014

Classic Doors song in which Jim Morrison refers to himself anagrammatically as "Mr. Mojo Risin'"

Author:
Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {HJQXZ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Wilber. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Brad Wilber notes:
Last summer I did a few grids like this, with the 11-13-11 horizontal stack in the middle, and I was lucky enough to get them all ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Loved this one; right in my personal wheelhouse. A pinch of culture, a dash of history, add some devilishly clever clues, finish it ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

The largest painting in the Louvre (32-A) is The Wedding at Cana.

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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0517 ( 23,566 )

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Gallop : FASTPACE
9
"Our Town" family : WEBBS
14
Three- to six-year financial commitment, usually : AUTOLOAN
15
Eponym for a day of the week : SATURN
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Livid : UPINARMS
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Where Mozart's "Don Giovanni" premiered : PRAGUE
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Infamous settler on Galveston Island, 1817 : LAFITTE
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Fail at stoicism, say : CRY
20
Dating inits. : BCE
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Result of pushing too hard? : TILT
22
Revlon brand : ALMAY
24
Road sign silhouette : DEER
25
Natural barrier : REEF
27
Domain name element : COM
28
Tree-dweller that sleeps 20 or so hours a day : KOALA
29
Recipe for KFC chicken, e.g. : TRADESECRET
32
Italian artist with the largest painting in the Louvre : PAOLOVERONESE
35
"Guys and Dolls" number that ends with the rolling of dice : LUCKBEALADY
36
Gray ones spark debate : AREAS
37
Umpire's call : LET
38
"Bonanza" brother : ADAM
42
Like poodle hair : WIRY
43
"The Marshall Mathers LP" co-producer : DRDRE
45
Home of Utah Valley University : OREM
47
Parlor with simulcasts, briefly : OTB
48
Seabiscuit, notably : BAY
49
Urge : IMPLORE
51
Cousin of a zombie : MAITAI
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It's often canned : APPLAUSE
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Composers Bruckner and Webern : ANTONS
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Couldn't keep cool : GOTUPSET
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Anthem singers at the closing ceremony of the Salt Lake City Olympics : NSYNC
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Lengthy undertakings : ODYSSEYS
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Denali National Park sits on one : FAULT
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One who puts others to sleep? : AUPAIR
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Suppress : STIFLE
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Show time, in some ads : TONITE
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___ du jour : PLAT
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Trunk line : AORTA
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Once-common desert fighting force : CAMELCAVALRY
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There are three in an inning : ENS
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Not easily taken : WARY
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Air ticket info : ETA
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Sources of chronic annoyance : BUGBEARS
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Many watch his movies for kicks : BRUCELEE
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Run down : SNEERAT
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Quick : SPRY
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Stand for a photo : CAMERATRIPOD
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Posed : MODELED
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Number of signos del zodiaco : DOCE
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Ballistics test units: Abbr. : FTLBS
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Country whose currency is the shilling : KENYA
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Tommy of 1960s pop : ROE
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Stuff sold in rolls : SOD
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Group living at zero latitude? : PURITANS
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Tartness : ACERBITY
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Allow : OKAY
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Classic Doors song in which Jim Morrison refers to himself anagrammatically as "Mr. Mojo Risin'" : LAWOMAN
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Exercise in a pool, say : DOLAPS
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Kindle : AROUSE
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River crossed by a ferry in a 1965 top 10 hit : MERSEY
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Recitation station : DAIS
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It's dangerous to run on : EMPTY
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Touches : MEETS
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French seat : BANC
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"As if that weren't enough ..." : PLUS
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Slew : TON
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Opposite of hence : AGO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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