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New York Times, Thursday, August 16, 2018

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 122 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
Happy 75th birthday coming up tomorrow, ROBERT / DENIRO! To me, he's the real Kevin Bacon of the "Six Degrees" game, having been in ... read more
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© 2018, The New York TimesNo. 0816 ( 25,118 )
Across
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64-/65-Across work of 1995 : CASINO
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64-/65-Across work of 1996 : THEFAN
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King of Belgium during W.W. II : LEOPOLD
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Rolled fare : BURRITO
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"As You Like It" hero : ORLANDO
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First coeducational college in the U.S. : OBERLIN
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64-/65-Across work of 1990 : GOODFELLAS
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Revivalists, for short? : EMTS
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Geometric figure : AREA
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Annoyances in some free apps : ADS
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Quietly understood : TACIT
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Winter air : NOEL
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Up in the air, for short : TBA
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Hoot : RIOT
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64-/65-Across work of 1980 : RAGINGBULL
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Current measurer : AMMETER
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Fame : STARDOM
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64-/65-Across work of 1978, with "The" : DEERHUNTER
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Largest city in the Baltic States : RIGA
43
Roush in the Baseball Hall of Fame : EDD
44
Impressionist : APER
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Lackluster, as writing : PROSY
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"That burns!" : YOW
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Title lover in a 1922 Broadway hit : ABIE
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Turns loose (on) : SICS
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64-/65-Across work of 1976 : TAXIDRIVER
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Volumes that almost always have indexes : ATLASES
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Hard to pin down : ELUSIVE
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Justice with the longest Supreme Court tenure : DOUGLAS
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Kept quarters : RESIDED
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With 65-Across, subject of this puzzle, born 8/17/1943 : ROBERT
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See 64-Across : DENIRO
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Snake target : CLOG
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Engineering discipline, informally : AERO
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Recital highlight : SOLO
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Jobs announcement of 2010 : IPAD
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Milk choice : NONFAT
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What you get, with time : OLDER
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Slow-moving ships : TUBS
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It ended in 1806: Abbr. : HRE
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Missed the mark : ERRED
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Employer of 64-/65-Across : FILMSTUDIO
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Working hard : ATIT
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French refusals : NONS
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Agricultural giant with the mascot Bobby Banana : DOLE
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Amazon menace : BOA
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Fritz ___, noir director : LANG
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Lichen component : ALGA
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Quid pro quo : TRADE
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Prepared to fire : AIMED
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Venue for a 64-/65-Across movie of 2016 : COMEDYCLUB
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Roman road : ITER
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Seine tributary : OISE
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___'acte : ENTR
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Online commentaries : BLOGS
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Revlon cosmetics brand : ALMAY
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Extend one's service : REUP
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Obama education secretary Duncan : ARNE
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"It's f-f-f-freezing!" : BRRR
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Spring awakening sign : THAW
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"Time ___" (bygone sci-fi series) : TRAX
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Go over : PERUSE
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County name in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma : OSAGE
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Oktoberfest quaff : BIER
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Killed time : IDLED
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Baghdad's ___ City : SADR
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Classic Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
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Milk dispenser : TEAT
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Buffoon : ASS
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Says yes to the gang, say : ISIN
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Middle of a famous boast : VIDI
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At all : EVER
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Take another shot at : REDO
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Canon offering, briefly : SLR

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

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