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New York Times, Monday, June 22, 2015

Who said "Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't go to yours"

Author:
Joel Fagliano
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Fagliano

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: {V} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Fagliano.
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© 2015, The New York Times6/22/15 ( No. 23,967 )

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Across
1
Here, to José : AQUI
5
Lemon juice and coffee, on the pH scale : ACIDS
10
Thesaurus entries: Abbr. : SYNS
14
___ Disney Company : WALT
15
Island home of Pago Pago : SAMOA
16
Hoe or hatchet : TOOL
17
Good Twitter handle for a seductress? : ATTEMPTING
19
Océano contents : AGUA
20
"What goes around comes around" principle : KARMA
21
... for a teacher? : ATTESTING
23
Historical period : ERA
24
Ancient Andeans : INCAS
26
Fly catcher : WEB
27
Refine, as ore : SMELT
28
Lead-in to bad news : IFEAR
31
Kid around : JOSH
34
Non : French :: ___ : Russian : NYET
36
Banking partner of Wells : FARGO
37
... for a musician? : ATTUNES
39
... for a sleepyhead? : ATTIRED
41
Persona non ___ : GRATA
42
Ankle-length skirt : MAXI
44
X-ray units : RADS
45
___ Domingo : SANTO
46
"Peanuts" boy with a blanket : LINUS
48
Obama or Biden, informally : DEM
49
They go in and out and in and out : TIDES
50
Sound of a mosquito being fried : ZAP
53
... for a eulogist? : ATTRIBUTE
56
Florida's second-largest city : MIAMI
58
It falls in the fall : LEAF
59
... for a tire company? : ATTRACTION
61
Inform : TELL
62
2014 Best Picture nominee based on historical events : SELMA
63
Rock's Mötley ___ : CRUE
64
Exclusively : ONLY
65
"I'm outta here!" : SEEYA
66
Group of buffalo : HERD
Down
1
Not sleeping : AWAKE
2
Persian Gulf land : QATAR
3
Michelob ___ (light beer) : ULTRA
4
Thingy : ITEM
5
Venomous snake : ASP
6
Large-scale disaster : CATACLYSM
7
Do an impression of : IMITATE
8
Taboos : DONTS
9
Wise guy? : SAGE
10
Events with Ferris wheels and livestock competitions : STATEFAIRS
11
Who said "Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't go to yours" : YOGIBERRA
12
What "n." means in a dictionary : NOUN
13
Refinery waste : SLAG
18
Injure badly : MAIM
22
"Gulliver's Travels" author : SWIFT
25
Hawaii's state bird : NENE
27
Internet photo company named after an insect : SHUTTERFLY
29
Got on in years : AGED
30
Partners of cones in the eye : RODS
31
Sprees : JAGS
32
Other: Sp. : OTRA
33
Show pride : STANDTALL
35
Professional stuff? : TAXIDERMY
38
Actress Watts of "Birdman" : NAOMI
40
Fork part : TINE
43
Not much : ALITTLE
47
"Semper Fi" grp. : USMC
49
Private pupil : TUTEE
50
Former name for Congo : ZAIRE
51
Love affair : AMOUR
52
Yearned (for) : PINED
53
Kind of clef : ALTO
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Fox's ___ Choice Awards : TEEN
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Kind of clef : BASS
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Mosquito bite annoyance : ITCH
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Roadside assistance org. : AAA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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