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New York Times, Saturday, August 11, 2012

55-Down : "... a man no mightier than thyself ___": "Julius Caesar"

Author:
Josh Knapp
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Knapp.
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© 2012, The New York Times8/11/12 ( No. 22,922 )
Across
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1982 Stephen King horror film : CREEPSHOW
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Domain of some invasions : SCIFI
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Feature of some English gardens : HEDGEMAZE
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Poet who wrote "All pity is self-pity" : AUDEN
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"Talk to Her" director/screenwriter, 2002 : ALMODOVAR
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Papers, collectively : PRESS
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Sch. that Theo Huxtable attended on "The Cosby Show" : NYU
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Not straight : SKEWED
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Noted dark film star of the 1930s : TOTO
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Call for dinner, maybe : GONG
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Kinda : INAWAY
27
Epithet for many a rapper : LIL
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Evasive tactic : ENDRUN
30
Classic 1977 song with the repeated line "Let's get together and feel all right" : ONELOVE
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___ Lee : ANG
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Marooned person's aid : FLAREGUN
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Shudra, for one : CASTE
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Dungeons & Dragons figure : ELF
38
It might be cheating : TRYST
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With genuine effort : ACTIVELY
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U.N. observer starting in '74 : PLO
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Figure of speech? : PHONEME
43
One of the 12 tribes of Israel : REUBEN
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Moon, in Chinese : YIN
48
Arizona county with a national monument of the same name : NAVAJO
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Cutesy sign-off : XOXO
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Apiphobe's bane : BEES
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Dessert with a spoon : GELATO
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Save one's breath, maybe? : NOD
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___-jazz : AVANT
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Queen with a prominent bust : NEFERTITI
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"King Lear" character : REGAN
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Likely to scar : TRAUMATIC
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Crackerjack : ADEPT
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It goes from post to post : HORSERACE
Down
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Political challenger's promise : CHANGE
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Trust : RELYON
3
"King Lear" character : EDMUND
4
It might get in the way of progress : EGO
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Driver's concerns, briefly : PEDS
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Really hot : SMOKING
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Retreat : HAVEN
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Longtime Tanglewood figure : OZAWA
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One on a lunar calendar? : WEREWOLF
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Con target : SAP
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Laconic : CURT
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School : IDEOLOGY
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Annual holiday with an "airing of grievances" : FESTIVUS
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Like a brat : INSOLENT
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Gender-ambiguous name : DANA
24
Cheesy crust : GRATIN
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Kid-lit title character who says "I am the ruler of all that I see!" : YERTLE
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Not on the level : UNEVEN
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"The Phantom of the Opera" writer : LEROUX
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Stylish, in slang : FLY
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Largest living rodent : CAPYBARA
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Realized : ACHIEVED
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Primitive : STONEAGE
37
Like President James K. Polk : ELEVENTH
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iPad read, maybe : EMAG
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Shape-shifting Greek sea god : PROTEUS
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Like a fair señorita : BONITA
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Not from around here : EXOTIC
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"Ain't gonna happen" : NODICE
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Former G.M. compact : ALERO
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Aladdin's enemy : JAFAR
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When repeated, [Hurry it up!] : SNAP
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"... a man no mightier than thyself ___": "Julius Caesar" : ORME
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Letters on some sticks : TNT
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Pitching need : TAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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