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New York Times, Thursday, June 14, 2012

Author:
Tracy Gray
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tracy Gray

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 71, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Gray. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

Turn right on RED to read the seven theme answers.

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0614 ( 22,864 )
Across
1
Blue : SAD
4
"M*A*S*H" extra : MEDIC
9
Controls : KNOBS
14
San Francisco's ___ Valley : NOE
15
Kind of skeleton : AXIAL
16
Cravat alternative : ASCOT
17
Bergman's 1956 Oscar-winning role : ANASTASIA
19
Siberian native : TATAR
21
Boglike : MIRY
23
Had something : ATE
24
Twists : WARPS
28
___ Schwarz : FAO
30
H. G. Wells race : ELOI
32
Humans and ostriches : BIPEDS
33
"___ you something" : IGOT
35
Supreme Court groupings : ENNEADS
39
EarthLink, e.g., for short : ISP
40
Calligraphy detail : SERIF
44
Airway : TRACHEA
47
Dam's companion : SIRE
48
"Camptown Races" composer : FOSTER
53
"Yikes!" : GAD
54
Incorrect reasoning : ILLOGIC
56
"Thus ___ the Lord" : SAITH
58
Ring of plumerias : LEI
59
Casual denials : NAHS
61
Hydrogen has one : PROTON
64
Yemeni port : MOCHA
66
Umber or ocher : EARTHTONE
68
Drug-free : CLEAN
69
1980 Tony Award-winning musical : EVITA
70
A.T.M. manufacturer : NCR
Down
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Percussion in a marching band : SNAREDRUM
2
Bang-up : AONE
3
Nonessentials : DEADWOOD
4
Ripen : MATURE
5
Aid for clarity : EXAMPLE
6
Slam : DIS
7
"___ to please" : IAIM
8
Co-star of Showtime's "Homeland" : CLAIREDANES
9
Cricket relatives : KATYDIDS
10
Code-cracking org. : NSA
11
89 or 91, maybe : OCTANE
12
Went by sound, perhaps : BOATED
13
Italicize, e.g. : STRESS
18
Madrid Mrs. : SRA
22
Former sitcom featuring a #1 singer : REBA
25
Kind of wave : SONIC
27
Some places to pray : APSES
28
Gung-ho : FIREDUP
29
Cause of some wrinkles : AGE
31
Tattered : INSHREDS
34
All, in music : TUTTO
36
Pentathlon equipment : EPEES
38
Full of life? : PREGNANT
41
Legal maneuver ... with a hint to answering seven clues in this puzzle : RIGHTONRED
42
Roth ___ : IRA
43
Agent of Uncle Sam : FED
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What the fat lady sings? : ARIA
46
Learn to live with : ADAPTTO
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Actor's screen recognition : FILMCREDIT
49
Corrida chant : OLEOLE
50
Sectioned : SLICED
52
When repeated, 1968 name in the news : SIRHAN
55
Rooted for : CHEEREDON
57
"Sesame Street" watcher : TOT
60
Goalkeeper's glory : SAVE
62
Erstwhile : ONCE
63
Dweeb : NERD
65
Japanese "yes" : HAI
67
Purge : RID

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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