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MADE-FOR-TV MOVIES

New York Times, Sunday, May 26, 2013

Author:
Joon Pahk and Jeremy Horwitz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. pahk. This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Horwitz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0526 ( 23,210 )
Across
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Friends in a pub : MATES
6
Openly disdain : SNEERAT
13
Baroque French dance : GAVOTTE
20
Cognizant : AWARE
21
Relaxing soak : HOTBATH
22
Alma mater of Eli Manning : OLEMISS
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TV movie about ... where I can easily get a cab? : TAXISTANDBYME
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"I'm not kidding" : SERIOUS
26
Mind-numbing : TIRESOME
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Kind of pressure involved in water filtration : OSMOTIC
29
French word with two accents : ETE
30
... where to go in Togo? : OUTHOUSEOFAFRICA
37
Home run pace : TROT
40
Arriviste : UPSTART
41
Greek vowels : IOTAS
42
Network with the slogan "Not Reality. Actuality" : TRUTV
44
"Me and Bobby ___" (posthumous Janis Joplin #1) : MCGEE
46
Pants measure : LENGTH
47
... a Hispanic "hip hip hooray"? : THREECHEERSAMIGOS
53
Cousin ___ : ITT
54
Nikkei unit : YEN
55
Epitome of thinness : RAZOR
56
Greet silently : NODAT
57
Janis's cartoon husband : ARLO
58
NBC newsman Holt : LESTER
60
Step : STAIR
61
Specter of the Senate, once : ARLEN
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... trying to get a friar to violate his vow of silence? : SAYANYTHINGMONK
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Trade talk : ARGOT
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Soak : GOUGE
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Farfalle and orzo : PASTAS
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Old French line : ROIS
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Comment that might get the response "de rien" : MERCI
78
Follower of Las Vegas or New York : STRIP
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Back : AGO
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Livy's "I love" : AMO
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... a singing group that meets for bacon and eggs? : BREAKFASTGLEECLUB
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Bursts (in) : BARGES
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Russians, e.g. : SLAVS
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"Stoutly-built" Dickens villain : SIKES
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Concave object of reflection? : INNIE
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Not mixing well? : ASOCIAL
96
School orgs. : PTAS
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... Skywalker's trendy hygiene products? : COOLHANDSOAPLUKE
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Boxer, e.g., in brief : DEM
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Drinks served in flutes : MIMOSAS
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Parliament constituent? : NICOTINE
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"How touching" : IMMOVED
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... giving a pipsqueak the brush-off? : GETLOSTSHORTY
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Yasir Arafat, by birth : CAIRENE
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State symbol of Massachusetts : ELMTREE
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Archbishop of Canterbury's headdress : MITRE
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Fabulously rich ancient king : CROESUS
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White Castle offerings : SLIDERS
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Comparatively foxy : SLYER
Down
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Lacking shine : MATTE
2
Expect : AWAIT
3
Ones going to Washington? : TAXRETURNS
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Pennsylvania's Flagship City : ERIE
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Mtg. : SESS
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Whale of an exhibition : SHAMU
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Miles Davis ___ (cool jazz group) : NONET
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Fig. on a terminal monitor : ETD
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Die down : EBB
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With 69-Down, 1990s-2000s sitcom star : RAY
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Tops : ATMOST
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Santiago's milieu in a Hemingway novel : THESEA
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Become lenient : GOSOFT
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Prince Valiant's love : ALETA
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Checks out : VERIFIES
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Original opening to Homer's "Odyssey"? : OMICRON
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Hermano del padre o de la madre : TIO
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The Tigers of the Ohio Valley Conf. : TSU
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Ogee's shape : ESS
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Binge : TOOT
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Neighbor of Alg. : MOR
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Even more vast : HUGER
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Phone abbr. : OPER
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Exploits : USES
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Nickname for Clara Bow : ITGIRL
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Jerseys and such : CATTLE
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Actor Kutcher : ASHTON
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Numbered rd. : RTE
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Binge : OVEREAT
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Texter's ta-ta : TTYL
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Syngman of South Korea : RHEE
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VHF unit : MHZ
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Jobs's job, once : CEO
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You might choose something by it : LOT
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Grant for filmmaking? : CARY
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Start to matter? : ANTI
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Bellyache : MOAN
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"Gotcha, man" : IDIG
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Hellhound of Norse mythology : GARM
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Torah holders : ARKS
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General ___ chicken : TSOS
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___-goat : SHE
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Standard part of a limerick : ANAPEST
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James who died three years before winning a Pulitzer : AGEE
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"A Doll's House" wife : NORA
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"Do not like" : YUCK
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Worker's weekend whoop : TGIF
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Anthony's partner in radio : OPIE
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Language from which "cotton" and "candy" are derived : ARABIC
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See 10-Down : ROMANO
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Day, to da Vinci : GIORNO
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Has an adult conversation? : TALKSDIRTY
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Feverish fit : AGUE
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Doesn't just tear up : SOBS
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___ Piggle-Wiggle (children's character) : MRS
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Engine problem : STALL
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French high-speed rail inits. : TGV
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Literary inits. : RLS
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Retro dos : BEEHIVES
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Where the world's 100 tallest mountains are found : ASIA
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It's an affront : SLAP
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"Homeland" org. : CIA
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Basketball Hall-of-Famer Artis : GILMORE
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Positive ends : ANODES
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'60s activist org. : SDS
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Oklahoma Indians : OSAGES
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"I Never Played the Game" memoirist : COSELL
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Prominent beefcake features : PECS
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"I'd like to see ___" : AMENU
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Surname appearing nine times in a list of Indy 500 winners : UNSER
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Long-tailed beach fliers : KITES
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Urban ___, 2004 and 2012 undefeated college football coach : MEYER
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___ law : OHMS
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Sweat : TOIL
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Former railroad regulatory agcy. : ICC
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Blemish : MAR
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Italian mine? : MIO
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"I did NOT need to hear that" : TMI
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Former Ford model : LTD
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Cinnabar, e.g. : ORE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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