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New York Times, Thursday, July 23, 2015

Sports champion whose father twice represented Iran as an Olympic boxer

Author:
Timothy Polin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Timothy Polin

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Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 77, Blocks: 38 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Polin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2015, The New York Times7/23/15 ( No. 23,998 )
Across
1
Top dog in Hollywood in the 1930s : ASTA
5
Cans : JAILS
10
Zealot : ULTRA
15
Burst into flames : GOUP
16
Abrogate : ANNUL
17
Gondor's northern ally in Middle-earth : ROHAN
18
42, for Mo : ATNO
19
What 39-Across means : MAGNIFICENT
21
Continental ___ : SHELF
23
One who ignores bills : DEADBEAT
24
W.W. II bond type : SERIESE
26
Treat barbarically : ILLUSE
29
Woodwind or wind gauge : INSTRUMENT
33
Major showcase : EXPO
34
Global capital inst. : IMF
35
Comedian Dunn and others : NORAS
38
Gloaming, to a poet : EEN
39
Mouthful from a 1964 song : SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS
43
Slam : DIS
44
Number of giorni in a week : SETTE
45
Terminal approx. : ETD
46
On tenterhooks : ATIP
48
Law firm employees : ASSOCIATES
53
What shadows become as they lengthen : BEARDS
56
The Wars of the Roses began during his reign : HENRYVI
57
Sharp shooters? : NAILGUNS
61
Preternatural : EERIE
62
Musical featuring 39-Across : MARYPOPPINS
65
Masculine side : YANG
66
Oversupplies : GLUTS
67
Swell : AOKAY
68
Many moons ago : ONCE
69
Mr. in two Oscar-winning shorts : MAGOO
70
Short cuts : SNIPS
71
The Pac-12's Runnin' ___ : UTES
Down
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Sports champion whose father twice represented Iran as an Olympic boxer : AGASSI
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"Afterward ..." : SOTHEN
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Workers with pitch forks? : TUNERS
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Nonvoting, say : APOLITICAL
5
Quandary : JAM
6
Floral garland : ANADEM
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Playwright William : INGE
8
1960s-'70s Soviet space program : LUNA
9
Declined : SLID
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Archangel in "Paradise Lost" : URIEL
11
Spot : LOCALE
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Jackie Chan action film featuring a high-tech jacket : THETUXEDO
13
Reacted pusillanimously : RAN
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Member of a colonial army : ANT
20
Kind of sting : FBI
22
Minuscule distance units : FERMIS
25
Subject of the 15th and 19th Amendments : SUFFRAGE
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False : SPECIOUS
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Many moons : EON
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Signs up : ENLISTS
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Fliers, e.g. : NOTICES
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Natural history museum attraction, for short : TREX
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Not together : APIECE
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Soup go-with : SALTINE
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Microsoft Office, e.g. : SUITE
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Grand Bazaar purchase : PERSIANRUG
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"Give ___ rest" : ITA
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Words after "Go on ..." : IDAREYOU
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Light application : DAB
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Implore : PRAYTO
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Rejoinder to a zinger : OHSNAP
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Uncompromising sort : TYRANT
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Bespeak : EVINCE
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Protracted campaigns : SIEGES
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Tosspot : DIPSO
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School zone warning : SLO
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University figs. : GPAS
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___ reflection : UPON
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Supermodel Taylor : NIKI
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"Grand" letters : MGM
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Impersonating : ALA
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M.O.: Abbr. : SYS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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