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New York Times, Thursday, September 1, 2011

Author:
Joel Fagliano
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Fagliano

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQW} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

In this unusual puzzle, rebus Across answers must be read twice. For example, 14 Across, "Deprecate", is POOH POOH. For a different take on this kind of theme, see the 1995 April Fools puzzle.

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0901 ( 22,577 )
Across
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It's loaded : AMMO
5
Atlantic Records, e.g. : LABEL
10
Blowout : BASH
14
Deprecate : POOHPOOH
15
From the start : ABOVO
16
It connects to the wrist : ULNA
17
Eco-unfriendly coal sources : STRIPMINES
19
Auto slogan beginning in 2000 : ZOOMZOOM
20
"Did you ___ that?" : GET
21
Acts frugally around the holidays, say : REGIFTS
23
Deep Blue's opponent in chess : KASPAROV
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One rising at dawn : SUN
29
The Gay Nineties and others : ERAS
30
Idols : FALSEGODS
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Tell : RELATE
38
Hanna-Barbera output : CELS
39
Never, in Nuremberg : NIE
40
Place ___ : MAT
41
"Stop avoiding responsibility!" : EXCUSESEXCUSES
43
Like sandpaper, typically : TAN
44
"Vous êtes ___" : ICI
45
It's never finished, only abandoned, per Paul Valéry : POEM
46
Southern California college : POMONA
48
Instruction on a box : THISENDUP
51
Pipsqueak : RUNT
52
Pro ___ : TEM
53
Place to get a date : PALMTREE
56
Secretary of state between Marshall and Dulles : ACHESON
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Bogey beater : PAR
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Looney Tunes sound : BEEPBEEP
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It may be hard to change : BABYDIAPER
68
Quaint sign word : OLDE
69
Accustom : INURE
70
Pacific capital : PAGOPAGO
71
Part of a tennis serve : TOSS
72
Prepare to go on Facebook, say : LOGIN
73
Pace in dressage : TROT
Down
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Modern-day tech purchases : APPS
2
Like some points : MOOT
3
Tie up, in a way : MOOR
4
"Funny running into you here!" : OHHI
5
Not so cool : LAMER
6
Some : ABITOF
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___ mot : BON
8
"Do I ___!" : EVER
9
Frets (over) : LOSESSLEEP
10
Paging, say : BUZZING
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Standoffish : ALOOF
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One who's standoffish : SNOOT
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Twin gymnasts Paul and Morgan : HAMMS
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___ Tour : PGA
22
"Seems to be the case" : GUESSSO
23
"Time's fun when you're having flies" speaker : KERMIT
24
Something straining credibility : AREACH
25
Negotiations of 1977-79 : SALTII
26
Ad Council output, for short : PSA
27
Clean, in a way : VACUUMUP
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Off : LESS
32
Traveling, maybe : ONTOUR
33
Feinstein of the 34-Down : DIANNE
34
See 33-Down : SENATE
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Holders of reservations? : TEEPEES
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Descendant of Standard Oil : EXXONMOBIL
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Like associates, on some e-mails : CCED
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TV star who once appeared in WrestleMania : MRT
49
Much Mongolian geography : STEPPES
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Some ancient scrolls : PAPYRI
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Filled (with) : LADEN
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Brief look inside? : MRI
56
Literally, "father" : ABBOT
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Singer Green with multiple Grammys : CEELO
58
Follows : HEEDS
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10-9: Prefix : NANO
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Needle : BUG
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Part of a sched. : APPT
65
Onetime name in late-night TV : PAAR
66
Brand in the freezer : EGGO
67
Carrot or beet : ROOT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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