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New York Times, Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Author:
Bruce Haight
Editor:
Will Shortz
Name that completes the old slogan "Dirt can't hide from Intensified ___"
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Bruce Haight

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Haight.
Bruce Haight notes:
First of all, I'd like to give a shout-out to the "fan club" that coalesced briefly to lambast the fill on my "Eight Letter" puzzle of ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
HERO SANDWICH interpreted as "phrases with HERO sandwiched within." For this theme type, I like it when an additional step is layered ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
The NYT published this amusing correction: The crossword puzzle on Tuesday provided an erroneous clue for 1-Down, seeking the answer ... read more
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© 2015, The New York Times6/2/15 ( No. 23,947 )
Across
1
Creator of Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion : BAUM
5
Broadcast : AIRED
10
Temptress : VAMP
14
Incantation starter : ABRA
15
Part of a drum set : SNARE
16
It has space for one pupil : IRIS
17
Cal. or Calif., for California : ABBR
18
"Good job!" : KUDOS
19
Cry at a deli counter : NEXT
20
Problem caused by ocean storms : BEACHEROSION
23
Writer Rand : AYN
24
English poet Wilfred ___ : OWEN
25
Swimwear material : LYCRA
29
Secys., e.g. : ASSTS
31
Jamboree org. : BSA
33
Warm greeting : HUG
34
Bar order for the whole table : PITCHEROFBEER
39
Concerning : INRE
41
Gas stations on turnpikes, say : OASES
42
Commercial prefix with -flot : AERO
43
Pick up basics : LEARNTHEROPES
46
Statute : LAW
47
Smart ___ whip : ASA
48
Hyundai luxury sedan : AZERA
51
Water balloon sound : SPLAT
53
Not fully open : AJAR
56
Faux ___ : PAS
57
Sub ... or a literal hint to 20-, 34- and 43-Across : HEROSANDWICH
61
Name that completes the old slogan "Dirt can't hide from Intensified ___" : TIDE
64
Part of the winemaking process : AGING
65
Opera singer Pinza : EZIO
66
Light blue : AQUA
67
Easily hurt : FRAIL
68
___ Weizman, 1990s Israeli president : EZER
69
Not new : USED
70
In need of a back rub, say : TENSE
71
Cut back on, as expenses : PARE
Down
1
Black sheep's cry, in a nursery rhyme : BAABAA
2
Nuns' homes : ABBEYS
3
Phenomenon facilitated by freeways : URBANSPRAWL
4
Fashion designer Jacobs : MARC
5
In a crooked way : ASKEW
6
Become less sensitive (to) : INURE
7
Dangerous gas : RADON
8
Inspiration for a troubadour : EROS
9
He played Ricky to Lucille's Lucy : DESI
10
Joe Pesci title role : VINNY
11
Live : ARE
12
Hodgepodge : MIX
13
Winter L.A. clock setting : PST
21
Coveted late-night gig : HOST
22
Patron saint of Norway : OLAF
26
Pie with no extra toppings : CHEESEPIZZA
27
Regretful one : RUER
28
Farming prefix : AGRO
30
Balcony, for one : TIER
31
___ Rabbit : BRER
32
Nothing special : SOSO
35
Supplies in emergency shelters : COTS
36
"Good joke!" : HAHA
37
Relative of -ish and -ian : ESE
38
Folk singer Joan : BAEZ
39
Misfortunes : ILLS
40
___ tide : NEAP
44
Silver of fivethirtyeight.com : NATE
45
Pal on the range : PARD
49
More risqué : RACIER
50
On dry ground : ASHORE
52
On the horizon : AHEAD
53
Kind of flu or pear : ASIAN
54
Arlo's partner in the funnies : JANIS
55
It's right at 90 degrees : ANGLE
58
Marooned sailor's means of escape : RAFT
59
Meanie : OGRE
60
Spill tears : WEEP
61
Upsilon preceder : TAU
62
Mensans' prides : IQS
63
Expected : DUE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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