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New York Times, Friday, August 11, 2017

Author:
Hal Moore
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rap group whose name comes from a martial arts film
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Hal Moore

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Moore. Friday freshness: 7%
Hal Moore notes:
GHOSTFACE KILLAH has appeared in the Times puzzle before, but until today, the full WU TANG CLAN had not — as a native New Yorker, ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Some great feature entries, IGUANODON my favorite. Not only do I have a fascination with dinosaurs, but what a fantastic clue — this ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times8/11/17 ( No. 24,748 )
Across
1
Rap group whose name comes from a martial arts film : WUTANGCLAN
11
Step up from Triple-A, with "the" : BIGS
15
What many stargazers wonder : AREWEALONE
16
Onetime Mughal capital : AGRA
17
Basis of the Doctor's adventures on "Doctor Who" : TIMETRAVEL
18
Twin : DUAL
19
Call heard at Arlington : TAPS
20
What a bouncer might bust up : BRAWL
21
With 48-Across, East Coast vacation spot : CAPE
22
Ship, to its skipper : SHE
23
Common sort : PLEB
24
One of the Nereids : IONE
25
It may be ridden by kids at a carnival : SHETLANDPONY
29
Language in which "seven" is "jet" : THAI
31
Return from a tunnel? : ECHO
32
East or west lead-in : DUE
33
"Great Dictator" player of 1940 : CHAPLIN
36
Film character who says "E.T., stay with me" : ELLIOTT
38
Dragon roll ingredient : EEL
39
Home to Double-A baseball's SeaWolves : ERIE
41
Orbitz options : INNS
42
Spectacular : EXTRAVAGANZA
46
Loads of investments? : FEES
47
Natural healer : ALOE
48
See 21-Across : COD
51
Scandal fodder : DIRT
52
Preparatory course? : SALAD
54
Like old records : MONO
55
Wasatch Mountains resort : ALTA
56
Singer of the 1965 hit "Lemon Tree" : TRINILOPEZ
58
Hilarius succeeded him in A.D. 461 : LEOI
59
Look for : ANTICIPATE
60
"First Take" airer : ESPN
61
Doesn't throw the book at : GOESEASYON
Down
1
Neighborhood in TV's "Sanford and Son" : WATTS
2
David had him slain, in the Bible : URIAH
3
City immediately west of Mesa : TEMPE
4
Knocks over : AWES
5
Clear : NET
6
Make unclear, in a way : GARBLE
7
Deep red : CLARET
8
Darling : LOVABLE
9
With a clean slate : ANEW
10
Carter of "Ain't Misbehavin'" : NELL
11
Procedural bully : BADCOP
12
One of the dinosaurs upon which Godzilla is based : IGUANODON
13
Breakfast brand since 1897 : GRAPENUTS
14
Result of a perfect pitch? : SALE
23
Fogg of fiction : PHILEAS
24
Consider a real star : IDOLIZE
25
Scammer's target : SAP
26
Potential Air Medal recipient : ACE
27
Grp. that frowns upon illegal checks : NHL
28
"___ again?" : YET
29
It had an episode titled "Little Green Men" : THEXFILES
30
It might be worn with short shorts : HALTERTOP
33
2.0 : CEE
34
Music producer Gotti : IRV
35
Long of "Alfie" : NIA
37
___ word : INA
40
"Liberté, ___, fraternité" (France's motto) : EGALITE
43
Hang on to : RETAIN
44
Self-titled debut pop album of 1991 : ALANIS
45
"Ain't gonna happen" : NODICE
48
Pharmacy figure : COPAY
49
___ remember : ONETO
50
Quantity in the dairy aisle : DOZEN
51
Natural depression : DALE
52
Solo, in a way : STAG
53
View from the Piazzale Michelangelo : ARNO
54
Challenges for stylists : MOPS
57
___ Fáil (ancient crowning stone) : LIA

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