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New York Times, Saturday, May 3, 2014

Bygone publication subtitled "America's Only Rock 'n' Roll Magazine"

Author:
Sam Ezersky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sam Ezersky

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Ezersky. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Sam Ezersky notes:
One of my favorite parts of crossword construction is being able to express my interests through juicy fill. This is especially why I ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Beautiful work today out of the SAY HEY KID himself, Sam, one of the prodigies of the crossworld. Talk about a tough construction ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
Six Beatles songs: "Ain't SHE Sweet" (1961), "I Want You (SHE's So Heavy)" (1969), "SHE Came in Through the Bathroom Window" (1969), ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times5/3/14 ( No. 23,552 )

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Across
1
Is guilty of disorderly conduct? : MAKESAMESS
11
Not much : ATAD
15
Accompaniment for a 17-Across : OPERAMUSIC
16
Film featuring Peter Sellers as a matador, with "The" : BOBO
17
Kid getting into treble : BOYSOPRANO
18
Gym request : SPOT
19
Indication that you get it : ISEE
20
___ & Watson (big name in deli meat) : DIETZ
22
Indication that you don't get it : HUH
23
Played a club, maybe : LED
24
What to call some femmes: Abbr. : MME
26
Hand-held game device : WIIMOTE
28
Wedding gown accessory : TIARA
30
1997 role for Will Smith : AGENTJ
31
David, e.g. : PSALMIST
34
Fish also known as a blue jack : COHO
35
One with long, luscious legs : ALASKANKINGCRAB
38
Wagers : LAYS
39
Trail : COMELAST
40
Geek Squad service : PCHELP
43
Internal development? : FETUS
44
Many party hacks : HEELERS
46
Word in the titles of six songs by the Beatles : SHE
47
TV monitor, for short : FCC
50
Quantity that makes another quantity by adding an "m" at the front : ANY
51
Intimated : GOTAT
53
Sociologist Mannheim : KARL
54
Teriyaki go-with : SAKE
56
1971 song that was the "CSI: NY" theme : BABAORILEY
59
Cry that makes children run away : IMIT
60
Performed hits at a concert? : SLAMDANCED
61
Some home-schoolers get them, briefly : GEDS
62
1920s scandal : TEAPOTDOME
Down
1
Brand paired with On the Run convenience stores : MOBIL
2
Strike ___ : APOSE
3
Excited, with "up" : KEYED
4
Source of the word "trousers" : ERSE
5
Common word on a Portuguese map : SAO
6
Tour tote : AMP
7
Organized crime enforcers of the 1930s-'40s : MURDERINC
8
Morales of film : ESAI
9
Power cord? : SINEW
10
Burns's land, to Burns : SCOTIA
11
___ of steel : ABS
12
First place : TOPHONORS
13
"Since you mentioned it ..." : ABOUTTHAT
14
Cut it : DOTHEJOB
21
Slalom path part : ZIG
24
What some formulas are based on : MILK
25
24-Down producer, informally : MAMA
27
Large magnets? : MECCAS
28
One hanging by a thread? : TASSEL
29
Want from : ASKOF
31
Boston, Chicago or Kansas : PLACENAME
32
Follower of the Sultan of Swat in career homers : SAYHEYKID
33
Email attachment? : TIMESTAMP
35
Warren Buffett's college fraternity, informally : ALPHASIG
36
Where to find Edam and Gouda: Abbr. : NETH
37
Bond film? : GLUE
41
Tour part : LEG
42
Moderator of Tribal Councils on TV : PROBST
45
Like some humor : STALE
47
"Nurse Jackie" star : FALCO
48
Bygone publication subtitled "America's Only Rock 'n' Roll Magazine" : CREEM
49
1967 title role for Warren Beatty : CLYDE
52
Rhyme pattern at the end of a villanelle : ABAA
53
Clement : KIND
55
Coneheads, e.g., for short : ETS
57
Lead-in to meter : ODO
58
Singer : RAT

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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