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New York Times, Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Author:
Michael Torch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Torch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Torch. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Michael Torch notes:
After taking some time off from construction to tend to some family matters, this was my first venture back in to the fray. This ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Been a while since we've seen a vowel progression, and I liked this one. Neat that there are five words that 1.) start with an S ... read more
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 0901 ( 24,038 )

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Across
1
Buddy of "The Beverly Hillbillies" : EBSEN
6
Small combo : TRIO
10
Music and dance, for two : ARTS
14
Witchy sort : CRONE
15
Foam on a beer : HEAD
16
Spring event : THAW
17
Locale of the Île de la Cité : RIVERSEINE
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Rug rat : TYKE
20
Prefix with brow : UNI
21
"___ Yankees" : DAMN
22
Pointed : AIMED
23
"Well, I'll be!" : GEE
25
Highway investigation site : CRASHSCENE
28
Goal of exercise : FITNESS
30
It's a laugh : HAHA
31
Had home cooking : ATEIN
32
30 minutes, in the N.F.L. : HALF
33
Classic car inits. : REO
36
Request from one seeking help from above : LORDGIVEMEASIGN
40
Santa ___ winds : ANA
41
90-degree angle iron : LBAR
42
Riches : LUCRE
43
Street one block over from Second, maybe : MAIN
44
Castor bean, for one : OILSEED
46
Like clothing customized from raw fabric : CUTANDSEWN
50
Show age, in a way : SAG
51
Steer clear of : AVOID
52
Lotion additive : ALOE
54
2016 Olympics city : RIO
56
Little pup : RUNT
57
Phrase over a movie poster : COMINGSOON
60
"Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi," e.g. : PLEA
61
Wows : AWES
62
Invalidate : ANNUL
63
Draped dress : SARI
64
Work well together : MESH
65
Clamorous : NOISY
Down
1
Shade of many a lampshade : ECRU
2
Them's fighting words : BRINGITON
3
Like the name "Leningrad" : SOVIETERA
4
Suffix with ethyl : ENE
5
One scoring 100% on Sporcle quizzes, say : NERD
6
One's wife, informally : THEMRS
7
Madrid's ___ Sofia Museum : REINA
8
Hotelier Schrager who co-founded Studio 54 : IAN
9
Dedicated poem : ODE
10
Prison riot town : ATTICA
11
Hot to trot, e.g. : RHYME
12
Spoken for : TAKEN
13
Alfred Nobel, for one : SWEDE
18
Beneficial baseball outs, for short : SACS
22
Post-eruption phenomenon : ASHFALL
24
Oklahoma city : ENID
26
Hoax : SHAM
27
Sound in body : HALE
28
F.D.R.'s dog : FALA
29
Winner (and host) of the 1966 FIFA World Cup : ENGLAND
32
Pronoun for a ship : HER
33
Grocery item known as "The San Francisco Treat" : RICEARONI
34
Flagrant : EGREGIOUS
35
Linear, for short : ONED
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Footnote abbr. : IBID
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Movers' trucks : VANS
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Figure (out) : SUSS
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Cocktail often served with a pineapple garnish : MAITAI
44
Wise-looking : OWLISH
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Wise to : INON
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Complains : CARPS
47
Throat dangler : UVULA
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Contents of an HP cartridge : TONER
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Chair designer Charles : EAMES
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Former New York archbishop : EGAN
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Title word before "You," "U" or "Yesterday" in hit songs : ONLY
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Engine part : CAM
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"You ___ me one" : OWE
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___-cone : SNO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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