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New York Times, Friday, June 22, 2018

"___ her in a club down in old Soho" (opening lyric of "Lola")

Author:
Andrew Kingsley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Kingsley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Andrew Kingsley notes:
This puzzle went through two other iterations. Ironically, the seed entry LHOOQ (the Marcel Duchamp work of Mona Lisa with a mustache) ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
This grid exhibits a curious property for themelesses — more of the long answers are going in the down direction than the across. ... read more
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© 2018, The New York Times6/22/18 ( No. 25,063 )
Across
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Something to keep a watch on : WRIST
6
Veal or chicken dish, for short : PARM
10
Hard-core : AVID
14
Like much of Shakespeare's and Sappho's love poetry : HOMOEROTIC
16
Show of hands? : TIME
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Utopian : IDEALISTIC
18
Actress Sedgwick in Warhol films : EDIE
19
Fall back : RETREAT
20
Wise : SAPIENT
22
What drivers try not to go over : PAR
23
Guest's sleeping spot, maybe : FUTON
24
Peter or Paul, but not Mary : TSAR
27
Wood used to make electric guitars : ALDER
30
Hunk : GOB
32
Sine, cosine or tangent : RATIO
33
What Christine is in the book "Christine" : CAR
34
Medal, e.g. : PLACE
36
Take heat from? : UNARM
37
Polish-language film that won a 2014 Oscar : IDA
38
Margarita garnishes : LIMES
39
Ailment spreadable through kissing : STREP
40
TV character with a rippled snout : ALF
41
Facebook calendar addition : EVENT
42
Facebook photo addition : TAG
43
Ready for renting : TOLET
45
Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYST
46
Boutonniere's spot : LAPEL
48
"2 Broke Girls" actress Dennings : KAT
50
Cold-blooded sorts : LIZARDS
52
Behind the eight ball : INAHOLE
57
Action film weapons : UZIS
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Lacking hormones, say : ALLNATURAL
60
King Lear's loyal servant : KENT
61
Service with a Street View option : GOOGLEMAPS
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Lip : EDGE
63
They're of little use unless they're cracked : EGGS
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Horse ___ : SENSE
Down
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Fan sound : WHIR
2
Heckled : RODE
3
"___ her in a club down in old Soho" (opening lyric of "Lola") : IMET
4
Not just increase : SOAR
5
Orator's aid : TELEPROMPTER
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Like a society in which people are said to be colorblind : POSTRACIAL
7
Many a role on TV's "Suits": Abbr. : ATT
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Pioneering photojournalist Jacob : RIIS
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Big espresso purveyor since 2001 : MCCAFE
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Wiped out : ATEIT
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Subject of some parental restrictions : VIDEOGAMES
12
"Hey, don't look at me!" : IMINNOCENT
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Trademarked repellent : DEET
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Pirate-fighting org. : RIAA
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They can swing left or right : PURPLESTATES
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Dangled a carrot in front of : TANTALIZED
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Some late-night viewing : STARGAZING
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Suffix for the 1% : AIRE
28
Consommé server : LADLE
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Fantasy sports site : DRAFTKINGS
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Sunday ___ : BEST
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Lack of practice, metaphorically : RUST
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Writer on the history of Rome : LIVY
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Senescence : OLDAGE
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Ctrl+V command : PASTE
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Beyond stuffy : ANAL
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Longest book in the New Testament : LUKE
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Tough going : SLOG
53
Brit discussing American politics : HUME
54
Algerian city where Camus's "The Plague" is set : ORAN
55
Passes, in a way : LAPS
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Something ___ : ELSE
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Record : LOG

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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