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New York Times, Wednesday, July 2, 2014

One sleeping "in the jungle, the mighty jungle," in song

Author:
Dick Shlakman and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Shlakman. This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Chen.
Constructor notes:
DICK: This puzzle was accepted for publication on June 30, 2013, before my Sunday collaboration with Jeff published last February was ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
It's time for another edition of JEFF VS. DAN! For those of you who don't know of this magnificent contest, I race Dan Feyer, the ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times7/2/14 ( No. 23,612 )

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Across
1
Fix : SPAY
5
Sauna garment : ROBE
9
Needing a new muffler, say : NOISY
14
Jessica of "Dark Angel" : ALBA
15
Isle of exile : ELBA
16
When prompted : ONCUE
17
MOUNTAINS TICK OFF TOY DOGS : PEAKSPIQUEPEKES
20
Honshu honorific : SAN
21
Has control of : MANS
22
Caricatures and such : ART
23
"Now or never" time : DDAY
25
Netflix menu heading : BROWSE
28
SOUTH AFRICANS ARE UNEXCITED BY SWINE : BOARSBOREBOERS
32
Big name in fancy chocolates : LINDT
33
Give ___ of approval : ANOD
34
Play about Capote : TRU
35
Piece of Slate, e.g. : ESSAY
36
Sex columnist Savage : DAN
37
Crime in much insurance fraud : ARSON
39
___ brown : ASH
40
"Pics ___ didn't happen" ("Where's the proof?!") : ORIT
41
___ poker (dollar bill game) : LIARS
42
COUPLES PEEL FRUIT : PAIRSPAREPEARS
46
Cost of maintenance : UPKEEP
47
___ grease : AXLE
48
Antiquity, in the past : ELD
49
Shrek, e.g. : OGRE
51
Any of T. S. Eliot's "practical" creatures : CAT
54
PASTORAL POEMS INCAPACITATE TEEN FAVES : IDYLLSIDLEIDOLS
59
Author Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
60
One sleeping "in the jungle, the mighty jungle," in song : LION
61
___ Major : URSA
62
Lecherous goat-man : SATYR
63
Didn't spoil : KEPT
64
Sign of spoilage : ODOR
Down
1
Chumps : SAPS
2
"Don't shoot!," e.g. : PLEA
3
Final order from the captain : ABANDONSHIP
4
Tibetan source of butter : YAK
5
Makes good on : REPAYS
6
Lena of "Havana" : OLIN
7
Tailgaters' activities, for short : BBQS
8
La mer contents : EAU
9
"You got it" : NOPROB
10
Pugilistic combo : ONETWO
11
"E-e-e-ew!" : ICK
12
Boy of song who hated his name : SUE
13
Sycophant's standard reply : YES
18
Wisenheimer : SMARTY
19
Like fur seals : EARED
24
"___ means nothing" (1918 manifesto declaration) : DADA
25
Any of three literary sisters : BRONTE
26
Becomes worthy of the Guinness Book, say : SETSARECORD
27
Rarities for Gold Glove winners : ERRORS
28
Guinea-___ (West African nation) : BISSAU
29
Unjust verdict : BADRAP
30
Radio booth sign : ONAIR
31
Catches some rays : SUNS
32
Grand jeté, e.g. : LEAP
37
Kosygin of Russia : ALEXEI
38
Iranian currency : RIAL
40
Printed points of view, for short : OPEDS
43
Singer with the 1994 hit "Bump n' Grind" : RKELLY
44
Many a Craigslist user : SELLER
45
PepsiCo, to Frito-Lay : PARENT
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Often-kicked comics canine : ODIE
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Zero-star fare : GLOP
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"In addition ..." : ALSO
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Pre-1917 autocrat : TSAR
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Networkers' hopes : INS
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Bust-making org. : DEA
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China's Sun ___-sen : YAT
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Kind : ILK
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Indigo Girls, e.g. : DUO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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