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New York Times, Saturday, August 31, 2013

Scorsese film before "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore"

Author:
Josh Knapp
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {VX} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Knapp. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
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© 2013, The New York Times8/31/13 ( No. 23,307 )
Across
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TV host who won a Best Comedy Album Grammy : JIMMYFALLON
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Vegan lunch option, informally : PBJ
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Cry used to pump up a crowd : AREYOUREADY
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Following : ALA
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Fortune : KINGSRANSOM
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Beast in a Marco Polo tale : ROC
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Old station name : ESSO
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Abbr. in a birth announcement : LBS
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Request in pool or beer pong : RERACK
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Hudson River school? : SHADS
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"Eww!" : ICK
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Soundtrack to many a bomb-defusing scene : TICKS
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Prizes given to good docs? : OSCARS
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"Kazaam" star, informally : SHAQ
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Crying need? : TISSUE
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A wedge might come out of it : PIE
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Beast hunted by Hemingway in "Green Hills of Africa" : KUDU
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Work set mostly in Cyprus : OTHELLO
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Herbal quaff : SAGETEA
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Wilde wrote "De Profundis" in one : GAOL
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Lion runner : MAC
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Unlike a showboat : MODEST
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Rash application : ALOE
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Reception opening : ATOAST
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Hull sealer : PITCH
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1-Across's home, once: Abbr. : SNL
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Resistance figure : OMEGA
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Like pickle juice : ACETIC
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Dated : SAW
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Many a donor, in brief : ALUM
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Go around, but not quite go in : RIM
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W.W. II defense : MAGINOTLINE
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Sun ___ : TZU
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Fall fallout, some believe : ORIGINALSIN
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Short agreement : YEP
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Scorsese film before "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" : MEANSTREETS
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"The Two ___" ("Chinatown" sequel) : JAKES
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Like 1-Across, by descent : IRISH
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Quick set : MENSA
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"Oh no!" : MYGOD
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His, modern-style? : YOS
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Roll up and bind : FURL
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Source of the word "alcohol" : ARABIC
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Glass protector : LENSCAP
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Velázquez's "___ Meninas" : LAS
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Repute : ODOR
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Orange and blue wearer, for short : NYMET
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It opens during the fall : PARACHUTE
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Some trade barriers : BLOCKADES
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Nada : JACKSQUAT
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On the line : RISKED
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Dangerous thing to sell : SOUL
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Humphries of the N.B.A. : KRIS
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Southern site of an 1865 battle : SELMA
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Weak spots : SEAMS
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Wrap session? : TOGAPARTY
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Slant one's words, in a way : ITALICIZE
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Picture with a lot of gunplay : SHOOTEMUP
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Game controller button : SELECT
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Cholesterol-lowering food : OATS
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First-choice : GOTO
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Hand over (to) : CONSIGN
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Self-titled debut album of 1991 : ALANIS
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Sign at a game : HIMOM
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"Au Revoir, Les Enfants" writer/director : MALLE
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Sporty Lotus model : ELISE
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Put one's foot down, in a way? : GUNIT
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Accord indicators : AMENS
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Protection : CARE
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"I ___ tell" : WONT
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1998 Angelina Jolie biopic : GIA
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49-Across source : TAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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