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New York Times, Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Iconic August 1969 music festival, four of whose performers appear in the answers to 17-, 36-, 46- and 55-Across

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 81, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 184 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
David J. Kahn notes:
Even though there were 32 acts at Woodstock, many of them were bands, so it took me a while to get four well-known performers I could ... read more
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I THREW THE BOOK AT this puzzle initially. I called a JOINT MEETING, with all due HEAVY HANDEDNESS, about the major exclusions. ... read more
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© 2019, The New York Times8/14/19 ( No. 25,481 )
Across
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Not much : ABIT
5
Mulligan, in golf : REDO
9
Spice added to apple cider : CLOVE
14
Cameo, for one : ROLE
15
Sheik ... or his mount : ARAB
16
Be overly protective : HOVER
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Casserole dish in a trattoria : BAKEDZITI
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Broadcaster's alert : ONAIR
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Upstate New York area where 63-Across was held : THECATSKILLS
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Boy soprano in a Menotti opera : AMAHL
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"___ sells seashells ..." : SHE
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Cause of shore erosion : TIDE
27
A few lines on one's Twitter profile, say : BIO
30
Repeated cry from Richard III, in Shakespeare : AHORSE
35
Singing syllable : TRA
36
West Coast city with a popular pier : SANTAMONICA
38
"___ God" (2013 Eminem hit) : RAP
39
J.F.K. or L.B.J.: Abbr. : INITS
40
Burton of "Roots" : LEVAR
41
Be a cast member of : ACTIN
43
Looked shocked, maybe : GAPED
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See 31-Down : ALL
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Structures in some old town squares : CLOCKTOWERS
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Showy neckwear : LEI
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Mother ___ : TERESA
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TV pundit Navarro : ANA
51
Tiny inheritance? : GENE
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"What ___ the odds?" : ARE
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Less mannerly : RUDER
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Interviewee, maybe : JOBAPPLICANT
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Formal (and maybe overly dramatic) goodbye : ADIEU
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Iconic August 1969 music festival, four of whose performers appear in the answers to 17-, 36-, 46- and 55-Across : WOODSTOCK
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Intolerant sort : BIGOT
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Comprehensive : ATOZ
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Comprehensive, in ed-speak : ELHI
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Meager : SCANT
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School with the motto "Lux et veritas" : YALE
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Symbol of control : REIN
Down
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Wall St. pro : ARB
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Showy neckwear : BOA
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Sort : ILK
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Get a bite? : TEETHE
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Demolish : RAZE
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Michael ___ Dyson, author on race, politics and culture : ERIC
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Contents of spreadsheets : DATA
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Closing statements? : OBITS
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Some mixed martial arts grips : CHOKEHOLDS
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Actress Anderson : LONI
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___ Office : OVAL
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Bridal wear : VEIL
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Goes amiss : ERRS
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FedEx alternative : DHL
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Fake : SHAM
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What opposites may do : ATTRACT
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One-in-a-million save, say : MIRACLE
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Item that might be packed for a foreign trip : ADAPTOR
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Proscription : BAN
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Architect Jones : INIGO
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Capital whose name derives from the Ojibwa word for "traders" : OTTAWA
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With 45-Across, low draw in soccer : ONE
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Competed with : RIVALED
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Like a triangle with unequal sides : SCALENE
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In the past : EARLIER
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Holes out on the green : SINKSAPUTT
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Poplar variety : ASPEN
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Finish, as a cake : ICE
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Hoover has one named for him : ERA
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Infield shield : TARP
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Idiomatic setting for a dirty mind : GUTTER
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QB-turned-football exec John : ELWAY
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Hosp. staffers : RNS
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Biting comments : JABS
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Keatsian, e.g. : ODIC
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Nickname for Angel Stadium, with "the" : BIGA
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Very long time : AEON
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Smidge : IOTA
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Hunky-dory : COOL
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Wood shaper : ADZE
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Yell with an accent : OLE
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Greek X : CHI
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Many wedding guests : KIN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle.

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