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New York Times, Saturday, June 4, 2016

Author:
Byron Walden and Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
Hollywood star whose grandfather was the Cuban patriot José Martí
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Brad Wilber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JKQXYZ} This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Walden. This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Wilber.
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© 2016, The New York Times6/4/16 ( No. 24,315 )
Across
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Growing group : ADOLESCENTS
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Extremely, in modern lingo : MAD
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Hollywood star whose grandfather was the Cuban patriot José Martí : CESARROMERO
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Home of the city and county of Waterford: Abbr. : IRE
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1980s electronic innovation from Detroit : TECHNOMUSIC
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Sprint Cup Series sponsor : STP
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Steamed : IRATE
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Many an attendance fig. : EST
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Basketball Hall-of-Famer Dan : ISSEL
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Opera genre for "Tosca" and "Pagliacci" : VERISMO
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Green curtains? : ECOCIDE
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Cartoon crony of Fancy-Fancy and Choo-Choo : TOPCAT
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Hooked projection on a bird feather : BARBICEL
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Drizzling clouds : STRATI
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New York city near the Pennsylvania border : OLEAN
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___ Season Tip-Off (annual hoops event) : NIT
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"Hurray!" : WAHOO
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Thwart : HINDER
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Like seven of the 12 presidents between 1869 and 1923 : OHIOBORN
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Part of E.M.S.: Abbr. : EMER
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Conditional construct in computer programming : ELSEIF
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Clark Gable film that was a remake of his "Red Dust" : MOGAMBO
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Personal info such as education and work history : BIODATA
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Like Homer Simpson or Herman Munster : INEPT
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Big D campus : SMU
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Novarro who played Ben-Hur : RAMON
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E.M.S. offering : AID
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Hydrophilic : WATERLOVING
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Prefix with -lithic : NEO
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Ones using slides : TROMBONISTS
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Doubly hyphenated ID : SSN
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Half-volley in tennis, e.g. : FINESSESHOT
Down
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When "Double, double toil and trouble" is chanted in "Macbeth" : ACTIV
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Largest employer in the Midwest's Quad Cities, for short : DEERE
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NATO alphabet letter : OSCAR
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Actress Christine : LAHTI
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Lily Tomlin character with a headset : ERNESTINE
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Show sign : SRO
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Burst, in a way : COMEOPEN
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Birds whose eggs are incubated by males : EMUS
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AriZona competitor : NESTEA
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Half of hex- : TRI
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Prefix with linguistics : SOCIO
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Pride of Moscow? : MISSIDAHO
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One making People look good? : ARTEDITOR
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Ozone layer issue : DEPLETION
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Seal of office for some pharaohs : SCARAB
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Bit of footwear, for short : MOC
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Price abbr. : CTS
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Awards that have had a Healthcare category since 2009 : CLIOS
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Unconventional sorts : BOHEMIANS
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Tender towards one's exes? : ALIMONIES
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Failed to honor : RENEGEDON
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Defendant's complaint : BADRAP
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Good deal : TWOFORONE
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Area with lawns and picket fences, informally : THEBURBS
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Follower of 50-Down : REB
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Super Bowl whose pregame show honored the Apollo astronauts : III
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Unappreciated by : LOSTON
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Series often seen with S's on the ends : MTWTF
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'60s president : DAVIS
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Some drivers with "slow-moving vehicle" reflectors : AMISH
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Sidekick of film and TV : TONTO
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Common Allen wrench? : ANGST
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Ice Bucket Challenge, e.g. : MEME
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N.L. West team, on scoreboards : ARI
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Start of many California place names : LOS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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