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New York Times, Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Author:
Mike Torch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Torch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0626 ( 22,876 )

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Across
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XXX : ADULT
6
Easy chair accompanier : LAMP
10
Charity : ALMS
14
Hill in Hollywood : JONAH
15
The Maumee flows northeast to this lake : ERIE
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Old Iranian leader : SHAH
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Jim Carrey title role : ACEVENTURA
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Send to the canvas : KAYO
20
Leveling wedges : SHIMS
21
Doesn't shut up : GOESON
23
Homer Simpson outburst : DOH
26
Company for which John Madden was once pitchman : ACEHARDWARE
28
Come out of hiding : EMERGE
30
Put the first card down : LED
31
Island group east of the Philippines : PALAU
32
Up to the task : ABLE
34
Benefit : SAKE
38
What 17-, 26-, 46- and 57-Across's beginnings represent : THEDEADMANSHAND
41
Without: Fr. : SANS
42
"Whatcha ___?" : DOIN
43
Shinto temple gateway : TORII
44
Talk, talk, talk : GAB
45
Bernard with a Ponzi scheme : MADOFF
46
Film about the 1919 Black Sox scandal : EIGHTMENOUT
52
Napoleonic marshal : NEY
53
Economic barometer : THEDOW
54
Misbehave : ACTUP
56
Stop : HALT
57
Old tape format : EIGHTTRACK
62
Tel ___ : AVIV
63
Sail support : SPAR
64
Like some coincidences : EERIE
65
Beatty and Flanders : NEDS
66
Carry : TOTE
67
Turn a hose on : SPRAY
Down
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Double-platinum Steely Dan album : AJA
2
Sawbones : DOC
3
French article : UNE
4
Loos : LAVS
5
Where Dutch royals live : THEHAGUE
6
"I can help" : LETME
7
Hurriedly, after "in" : ARUSH
8
Former Russian space station : MIR
9
Colored like the boat in Edward Lear's "The Owl and the Pussycat" : PEAGREEN
10
Crooked : ASKEW
11
Tibet's capital : LHASA
12
1984 best-selling Ed Koch memoir : MAYOR
13
Glimmered : SHONE
18
Pleasing : NICE
22
"Hmm, that's ___" : ODD
23
Cabinet units: Abbr. : DEPTS
24
___ Steaks : OMAHA
25
Hayes of the theater : HELEN
27
The "A" in E. A. Poe : ALLAN
29
X-ray units : RADS
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Brick material : ADOBE
33
Inits. on most Rolling Stones records : BMI
34
Like plow horses : SHOD
35
Moses' brother : AARON
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Piece in a place setting : KNIFE
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Enlighten : EDIFY
39
Batman portrayer : ADAMWEST
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Laws : STATUTES
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"Yeah, yeah, little ___" (1964 song refrain part) : GTO
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Mongrel : MUTT
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One of filmdom's Coen brothers : ETHAN
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"___ my reasons" : IHAVE
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Very cold : GELID
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They hang on walls nowadays : HDTVS
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Pester : NAGAT
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Yellow shade : OCHRE
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SAT course, e.g. : PREP
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2012 Facebook event, in brief : IPO
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Flight board datum: Abbr. : ARR
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Covert org. : CIA
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Critical : KEY

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

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