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New York Times, Friday, September 13, 2013

Winner over Ohio State in 1935's so-called "Game of the Century"

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 179 for Mr. Berry.
Patrick Berry notes:
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Will Shortz notes:
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© 2013, The New York Times9/13/13 ( No. 23,320 )

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Across
1
Holding : CLASPING
9
Way of looking at things : ANGLE
14
Reading light for an audiobook? : LASERBEAM
16
Detergent component : BORAX
17
Going nowhere? : INANIMATE
18
Pine for : CRAVE
19
Org. always headed by a U.S. general or admiral : NORAD
20
Baltic native : LETT
22
"After ___" : YOU
23
Seat cushions? : GLUTEI
25
Old airline name : EASTERN
28
Roofing choice : TILE
29
"According to reports ..." : RUMORHASIT
32
Wedded : ONE
33
They make a racket : CONARTISTS
34
Cell alternatives : LANDLINES
35
Like each word from this clue : FOURLETTER
37
Many a time : OFT
40
Change places : COINPURSES
41
White spread : BRIE
42
Heavy and clumsy : HULKING
43
White of the eye : SCLERA
45
The Dom is the third-highest one : ALP
46
A whole bunch : GOBS
49
Blows a fuse : RAGES
50
Nation with the most Unesco World Heritage Sites : ITALY
53
Winner over Ohio State in 1935's so-called "Game of the Century" : NOTREDAME
55
Suez Crisis setting : SINAI
56
Startling revelation : EYEOPENER
57
Xerox competitor : EPSON
58
Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane wore them : STETSONS
Down
1
Hold firmly, as opinions : CLINGTO
2
Stuff used to soften baseball mitts : LANOLIN
3
Generally : ASARULE
4
Hill house : SENATE
5
"A whizzing rocket that would emulate a star," per Wordsworth : PRIDE
6
Big name in storage : IBM
7
Boortz of talk radio : NEAL
8
Swinger? : GATE
9
Diane Sawyer's employer : ABC
10
Land on the Arctic Cir. : NOR
11
Most dismal : GRAYEST
12
Mouthwash with the patented ingredient Zantrate : LAVORIS
13
Shakespearean stage direction : EXEUNT
15
Depression creator : METEORITE
21
Crab apple's quality : TARTNESS
24
Old-fashioned respirator : IRONLUNG
26
Not as outgoing : SHIER
27
Communist bloc news source : TASS
30
Experienced : UNDERGONE
31
Fountain drinks : MALTS
33
Wrist bones : CARPI
34
Lamebrain : LUNK
35
It's not fair : FOULTIP
36
Car collectors? : OILPANS
37
Greek salad ingredient : OREGANO
38
They arrive by the truckload : FIREMEN
39
Movie trailers, e.g. : TEASERS
40
Carriage with a folding hood : CHAISE
41
Turbine parts : BLADES
44
Advanced slowly : CREPT
47
School door sign : BOYS
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Amendment to an amendment : STET
51
Southeast Asian language : LAO
52
Dark side : YIN
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Ikura or tobiko : ROE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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