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New York Times, Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Author:
Albert R. Picallo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Albert R. Picallo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Picallo. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0802 ( 22,547 )

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Across
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"Ars gratia artis" studio : MGM
4
Had a hunch : FELT
8
Attack via plane, in a way : STRAFE
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Fair-hiring letters : EEO
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Toast topper : OLEO
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Manny of 1970s-'80s baseball : TRILLO
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Performer with a self-titled HBO special in 2006 : DANECOOK
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Fire & Ice cosmetics company : REVLON
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Tabriz native : IRANI
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Yalie : ELI
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Part of E.U.: Abbr. : EUR
24
Green machines? : ATMS
25
Performer with a self-titled ABC series in 1996 : DANACARVEY
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Bottom of a crankcase : OILPAN
31
"Senses Working Overtime" band : XTC
32
Suffix with elephant : INE
33
Main line : AORTA
35
Perform as one : COACT
37
Performer with a self-titled Comedy Central series from 2003 to 2006 : DAVECHAPPELLE
41
Fundamental belief : TENET
42
Lend ___ (help) : AHAND
43
In the manner of : ALA
44
The Beatles' "___ Loser" : IMA
47
Like Dickens's Dodger : ARTFUL
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Performer with a self-titled PBS series from 1977 to 1982 : DICKCAVETT
53
Fit to serve : ONEA
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Many a federal holiday: Abbr. : MON
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Perfection, in some sports : TEN
57
Big name in pest control : ORKIN
58
Subject of scientific mapping : GENOME
60
"Captain Marvel" publisher ... and a hint to 17-, 25-, 37- and 50-Across : DCCOMICS
63
Recipient of coal for Christmas : BADBOY
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The whole kit and caboodle : ATOZ
65
Scot's refusal : NAE
66
Equilibrium : STASIS
67
City tricked with a wooden horse : TROY
68
Alternative to cable : DSL
Down
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Newspaper, television, etc. : MEDIA
2
Customize for, as an audience : GEARTO
3
"My friend," in Marseille : MONAMI
4
Centers of attention : FOCI
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"Don't Bring Me Down" band, informally : ELO
6
1-Across's roarer : LEO
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Straphanger's buy, once : TOKEN
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Inflexible about rules : STRICT
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Uno + due : TRE
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Styx, for one : RIVER
11
Like soil in a delta : ALLUVIAL
12
City on the Arno : FLORENCE
13
Ages and ages : EON
18
Place in shackles : ENSLAVE
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Flexible about rules : LAX
25
Ste. Jeanne ___ : DARC
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Literary collection: Abbr. : ANTH
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One way to tell where someone is from : ACCENT
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As of now : YET
30
Word before license or justice : POETIC
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Energizer letters : AAA
36
What one might return to after a slump : OLDFORM
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Bologna or salami : DELIMEAT
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Crushing snake : ANACONDA
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Excellent, in slang : PHAT
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Thespian's aim : PART
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Tiny bit : TAD
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Buccaneer's buddies : MATEYS
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N.Y.C.'s Park or Lex : AVE
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Mean-spirited : UNKIND
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Some German cameras : LEICAS
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Turners on tuners : KNOBS
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Conclude by : ENDAT
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Photographer Adams : ANSEL
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Like mud between one's toes, say : OOZY
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"Pygmalion" monogram : GBS
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Facetious "Who, me?" : MOI
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Pigskin snapper: Abbr. : CTR
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Whisper sweet nothings : COO

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

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