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New York Times, Friday, June 7, 2013

With 54-Down, Best Supporting Actress nominee for 1945's "Mildred Pierce"

Author:
Ed Sessa
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Sessa.
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© 2013, The New York Times6/7/13 ( No. 23,222 )
Across
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Dupe : CATSPAW
8
Like many PDFs : EMAILED
15
Red-hot : ONATEAR
16
Letter : MISSIVE
17
Salvage a bad situation : MAKETHEBESTOFIT
19
Hungarian city known for "Bull's Blood" wine : EGER
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One catching the game : SNARER
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Two-time Best Rock Album Grammy winner : ENO
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Acted like a sponge : DRANK
24
Neighbor of Hercules : LYRA
25
Critical hosp. setting : ICU
26
Founding member of the Star Alliance, for short : UAL
27
Automaker Adam : OPEL
30
Mole removal option : LASER
32
Goth relative : EMO
33
"___ Bein' Bad" (Sawyer Brown country hit) : BETTYS
36
25-Across sights : IVS
37
Flipped out : OVERTHEEDGE
40
Swinging halter, for short : TKO
41
Almost fall : TEETER
42
Last item bagged, often: Abbr. : RCT
45
Milling byproducts : BRANS
47
"___ Plays Monterey" (posthumous 1986 album) : JIMI
48
Chairman ___ (hoops nickname) : YAO
49
1958-61 polit. alliance : UAR
50
Roger Staubach's sch. : USNA
53
Home of Sinbad the sailor : BASRA
55
"Idol ___" (Mozart aria) : MIO
56
Cold war weapon? : ICICLE
59
Sorority letters : RHOS
60
Too pooped to pop : PLUMTUCKEREDOUT
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Mathematical physicist Roger : PENROSE
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Assorted : DIVERSE
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Have meals delivered : ORDERIN
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Like some tea : SCENTED
Down
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Mature : COMEDUE
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Antes up for peanuts? : ANAGRAM
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Open house invitation : TAKEALOOKAROUND
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Rear admiral's rear : STERN
5
Iguana, maybe : PET
6
Music to a masseur's ears : AAHS
7
Troglodytes troglodytes : WREN
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Grinding material : EMERY
9
Jack Benny persona : MISER
10
Like some giants and dwarfs : ASTRAL
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Prefix with kinetic : ISO
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Why "there's no time for fussing and fighting," per a Beatles hit : LIFEISVERYSHORT
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Shows that one has : EVINCES
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GPS button : DETOUR
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Go for broke : BALLTHEJACK
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Kind of beef : KOBE
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Fresh : PERT
29
Couch attachment? : ETTE
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2008 TARP recipient : AIG
34
Humanoid cryptid : YETI
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Feel : SEEM
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Part of many a German name : VON
39
Smidgen : DRIB
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It shows small parts of the picture : TRAILER
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Whoop it up : CAROUSE
44
Like many newlyweds and bagels : TOASTED
45
"Leatherstocking Tales" hero : BUMPPO
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One may give a ring : SUITOR
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"My bad, Mario!" : SCUSI
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Spiff (up), in dialect : NICEN
54
See 62-Down : ARDEN
57
Some indicator lamps, briefly : LEDS
58
"The Little Mermaid" prince : ERIC
61
Post-hurricane handout, for short : MRE
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With 54-Down, Best Supporting Actress nominee for 1945's "Mildred Pierce" : EVE

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

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