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New York Times, Saturday, May 26, 2012

___ Beer Night (1974 baseball promotion that ended in a riot)

Author:
Peter Wentz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Wentz

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QZ} Grid has super-symmetry. Scrabble average: 1.91 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Wentz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times5/26/12 ( No. 22,845 )

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8
Reddish-orange gem : JACINTH
15
Settled : ATPEACE
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Like the sky : UPABOVE
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High-carb party snack : CHEXMIX
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Midwest birthplace of Orson Welles and Don Ameche : KENOSHA
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Berry of "Mayberry R.F.D." : KEN
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"Ha, see?!" : SOTHERE
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Heart, to Hadrian : COR
23
Norway's Order of St. ___ : OLAV
25
Local protest acronym : NIMBY
26
Avoid work, in Britain : DOSS
27
Try, informally : FLING
29
Jack-a-___ (hybrid dog) : POO
30
Perfect Day maker : SERTA
31
Green acres? : FORESTS
33
Basic bit of algebra : XTIMESY
35
News newbie : CUB
36
Sartre's soul : AME
37
Musée Rodin masterpiece : THEKISS
41
Home of the U.S. Army Airborne Forces : FTBRAGG
45
One of about a million on a jetliner : RIVET
46
Fictional title sch. of a 1994 comedy film : PCU
48
Choice at some check-ins : AISLE
49
"___ it!" : IDID
50
No-no for objectivity : SLANT
52
Allowing no play : TAUT
53
Adapted intro? : MAL
54
Make stylish : SPIFFUP
56
Bush much seen around Florida : JEB
57
Approach from out of nowhere : SWOOPIN
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Stylish : ALAMODE
61
Edible floppy disk? : PANCAKE
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Select from a menu : CLICKON
63
World's largest nocturnal primates : AYEAYES
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___ Beer Night (1974 baseball promotion that ended in a riot) : TENCENT
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"I don't want to fight, man" : BACKOFF
2
His opening line is "'Tis better as it is" : OTHELLO
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Like some markets and headphones : OPENAIR
4
Bit of witchery : HEX
5
Brand with a paw print in its logo : IAMS
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Progeny : SCION
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Advice from Dr. Ruth : SEXTIPS
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Target of Fonzie's fist bumps : JUKEBOX
9
Impressionism? : APERY
10
One to walk with : CANE
11
Nigerian people : IBO
12
Pointless situation : NOSCORE
13
Program guides : TVHOSTS
14
Talk of the town : HEARSAY
21
Subj. in the 2007 documentary "Sicko" : HMO
24
Like some pullovers : VNECKED
26
Point out? : DEMERIT
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It might prevent a blackout : GSUIT
30
Friend of Pumbaa : SIMBA
32
"Are We There Yet?" airer : TBS
34
Skin pic? : TAT
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Big name in weight-loss pills : TRIMSPA
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Stowed : HIDAWAY
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Prince of Darkness : EVILONE
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Thin construction strips : SPLINES
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Cool bit of trivia : FUNFACT
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For laughs : ASAJOKE
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Like some fingernails and eyelashes : GLUEDON
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Bart Simpson catchphrase : GETBENT
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Half-___ : CAF
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Rail nail : SPIKE
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Tutu material : TULLE
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Make unbearable? : SPAY
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It may be unbearable : PAIN
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Andean tuber : OCA
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Turn-of-the-century year : MCC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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