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New York Times, Friday, September 11, 2015

Who said "If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine"

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Collins. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
Peter A. Collins notes:
Grrr! I got scooped on THIS IS SPINAL TAP by Julian Lim! He used it on February 27th of this year on this very fine Friday puzzle. I ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
THIS IS SPINAL TAP is one of the few movies on my Top Tier list, so I had a big smile with the "Smell the Glove" clue. (The album ... read more
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© 2015, The New York Times9/11/15 ( No. 24,048 )

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Across
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Recharged, so to speak : SLEPT
6
Volunteer's words : ICAN
10
Inits. on old rubles : CCCP
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Pro athlete whose mascot is an orange-capped alien : ASTRO
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End piece : CODA
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Moon of Saturn : RHEA
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Objects within spitting distance? : WATERMELONSEEDS
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Gunned it : STEPPEDONTHEGAS
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Polish with wax : SIMONIZE
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Script follower : URE
23
Potential mag. articles, maybe : MSS
26
Fliers for a magic show : DOVES
27
Hebrew letter: Var. : ALEF
29
Hall-of-Fame football center Jim : OTTO
31
Little brother or sister? : REL
32
Dandy accessory : CRAVAT
34
Relatively risqué : SAUCIER
36
Lose freshness : GOSTALE
37
Twisted here this is : SYNTAX
38
Retail store opening? : WAL
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First name in detective fiction : ERLE
40
Bond part : ATOM
41
Thomas of TV : MARLO
43
Nativity scene figure : ASS
44
Oomph! degreaser brand : STP
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Groundbreaking development? : BUILDING
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Film featuring the fictional album "Smell the Glove" : THISISSPINALTAP
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Bobby with a low rank : POLICECONSTABLE
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Opposite of odio : AMOR
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Be the bomb : RULE
56
Apt to go through the roof : IRATE
57
___ de Moine (Swiss cheese) : TETE
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Prescient one : SEER
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Founder of Argentina's Justicialist Party : PERON
Down
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Props for some magic shows : SAWS
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It includes a 35-min. writing sample : LSAT
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Relative of -ine : ETTE
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Readies : PREPS
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Lethargic : TORPID
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Like some treacherous roads : ICEDOVER
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Famed fast-food figure, with "the" : COLONEL
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Hunk : ADONIS
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Play-by-play announcer Jim : NANTZ
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Plains native : CREE
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Who said "If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine" : CHEGUEVARA
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Locale of the University of Northern Iowa : CEDARFALLS
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Like cassette tapes : PASSE
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Onetime big name in cassette tapes : MEMOREX
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Landscaping aid : SHEARS
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Shade similar to artichoke green : MOSS
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Like some moms and dads : STAYATHOME
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High roller? : STUNTPILOT
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All-too-common flight status : LATE
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Sex plus two, to Caesar : OCTO
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Original publisher of nearly all Agatha Christie novels : COLLINS
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Souvenir shop stock : TEES
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Like much of Keats's poetry : IAMBIC
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Montana town at the north entrance to Yellowstone : GARDINER
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Great Britain's first prime minister : WALPOLE
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Slip : MISCUE
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How narcs might act : ONATIP
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One prompting people to go green, for short? : STPAT
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___ fee : USERS
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Skier's problem : GLARE
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Stud, often : SIRE
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Elevator used by skiers : TBAR
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Part of the range that's widely accessible? : ALTO
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Round pounder : PEEN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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