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New York Times, Friday, August 19, 2016

Song that starts "Hate New York City / It's cold and it's damp"

Author:
Paolo Pasco
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paolo Pasco

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Pasco.
Paolo Pasco notes:
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© 2016, The New York Times8/19/16 ( No. 24,391 )

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Across
1
"Come again?" : WHATSTHAT
10
They're put in for work : HOURS
15
Brand whose first commercial featured a cable car : RICEARONI
16
Large-scale detail : INSET
17
Trust issue? : ESTATETAX
18
"Bleeding Love" singer Lewis : LEONA
19
Non-humanities acronym : STEM
20
When repeated, spouse's complaint : NAG
21
Walter ___, Dodgers manager before Tommy Lasorda : ALSTON
22
"The Fox and the Hound" fox : TOD
23
Dish that often has pea pods : STIRFRY
25
Medium for many 13-Down : OIL
26
Emmy-winning Susan Lucci role : ERICA
28
"On the hoof," in diner lingo : RARE
29
"Yeah, why not!?" : SURE
30
Kim Jong-un, for one : DYNAST
32
Gendered "Seinfeld" accessory : MANPURSE
34
Shake off : SHED
36
Sticky stuff : GOOP
37
Person with a lot on his plate? : BIGEATER
41
[I find this mildly amusing] : TEEHEE
45
Confederate : ALLY
46
Rush, e.g. : REED
48
Corners : TRAPS
49
Federal div. concerned with gas consumption : DOE
50
They may be settled over drinks : BARBETS
52
Burn : DIS
53
Shakes off : EVADES
55
"If you ask me ...," for short : IMO
56
Give a Yelp review, say : RATE
57
Hometown of Columbus : GENOA
58
"Let's do this!" : BRINGITON
60
Secluded spaces : GLENS
61
"Let's do this!" : ITSGOTIME
62
Yom Kippur War leader : SADAT
63
America, informally : THESTATES
Down
1
Took by force : WRESTED
2
Done for : HISTORY
3
Was on the cast of : ACTEDIN
4
___ U.S.A. : TEAM
5
Sr. stress source : SAT
6
Reznor of Nine Inch Nails : TRENT
7
What blowhards blow : HOTAIR
8
On end, to Donne : ANAGRAM
9
Concert needs, for short : TIX
10
Good for sledding, say : HILLY
11
Gender-neutral possessive : ONES
12
Entertainment for general audiences? : USOTOUR
13
Collection at the Musée d'Orsay : RENOIRS
14
Nonactor with cameos in more than 20 Marvel movies : STANLEE
21
Playground comeback : ARENOT
23
___ Fierce (onetime Beyoncé alter ego) : SASHA
24
Certain grenade, for short : FRAG
27
Batman? : CASEY
29
"Neat-o-rific!" : SUPER
31
Aquarium fish : TETRAS
33
People thinking on their feet? : POETS
35
Road sign silhouette : DEER
37
No-goodniks : BADEGGS
38
Song that starts "Hate New York City / It's cold and it's damp" : ILOVELA
39
Slowly picked up : GLEANED
40
Comeback : REBIRTH
42
Battled : HADATIT
43
Model : EPITOME
44
Early Judaic sect : ESSENES
47
End : DEMISE
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The Antichrist, with "the" : BEAST
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They may grab a bite : TONGS
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Lisbon lady : DONA
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Beatles title girl with a "little white book" : RITA
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Boring thing : BIT
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Came down with : GOT

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

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