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New York Times, Saturday, September 26, 2015

2013 Oscar-nominated frontwoman for rock's Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Author:
David Woolf
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Woolf

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Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 71, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Woolf.
David Woolf notes:
This puzzle came about because I was thinking of a way to incorporate 12-letter answers into a puzzle, and I thought the ... read more
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Neat middle "slantstack," with APRES MOI LE DELUGE appropriately flooding through it. RADIO SILENCE is a great entry, one of my ... read more
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© 2015, The New York Times9/26/15 ( No. 24,063 )

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Across
1
Related thing : TALE
5
Shrink-wrap, e.g. : SEALUP
11
High no. for a green car : MPG
14
Grp. that interrogated Alger Hiss : HUAC
15
Home of minor-league baseball's Chihuahuas : ELPASO
16
Cause of cursing : IRE
17
Lead-in to a conclusion : ERGO
18
Passing scores? : DIRGES
19
Die, across the Rhine : LES
20
Out-of-this-world settlement? : MOONBASE
22
Black out : REDACT
24
Coveted medalla material : ORO
25
Washington's capital? : ONES
26
Finnish-based tech giant : NOKIA
27
Travel mag advertiser : BANDB
29
Julio is one : MES
32
Throw in the towel : PUNT
33
Uncharacteristic quiet spell : RADIOSILENCE
37
Get engaged, in slang : PUTARINGONIT
38
Shooter's bagful : CAMERALENSES
39
Female snakes : VILLAINESSES
40
Mama Rose in "Gypsy," e.g. : ALTO
41
Opposite of hamper : AID
42
Asian city with an airport on an artificial island : OSAKA
46
1963 Best Actress nominee for "The L-Shaped Room" : CARON
48
One of a reconciling pair painted by Rubens : ESAU
51
Western U.S. capital, to locals : SAC
52
Photographer's support staff : UNIPOD
54
Foam figures? : LATTEART
56
Sun Devil rival : UTE
57
Old-school rapper? : FERULE
59
Foretoken : OMEN
60
New title after a union : MRS
61
Spelling bee requests : USAGES
62
Prefix with bacteria : NANO
63
Lush : SOT
64
Up-to-the-minute : NEWEST
65
Wet blanket? : SNOW
Down
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Group with many hits : THEMOB
2
Lights on top of a pole? : AURORA
3
Common pool design : LAGOON
4
Field of productivity, briefly : ECON
5
Cab, customarily : SEDAN
6
Noted 19th-century bagatelle dedicatee : ELISE
7
Statement of political hubris : APRESMOILEDELUGE
8
Streaming annoyance : LAG
9
Target of an intervention : USER
10
Polish city north of Breslau : POSEN
11
"Black Swan" co-star, 2010 : MILAKUNIS
12
The "Nine-Nine" of TV's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" : PRECINCT
13
Carry before delivering : GESTATE
21
Frothy drink with tapioca balls : BOBATEA
23
Excellence, in modern slang : DOPENESS
28
Repeating electronic rhythm section : DRUMLOOP
30
Hirelings of old : ESNES
31
Topic in driver's ed : SIGNS
34
High school misanthrope of 1990s-2000s cartoondom : DARIA
35
Many a Shiite : IRANI
36
Miss the boat : LOSEOUT
37
Like 1¢, as costs go : PALTRIEST
38
Salsa ingredient : CILANTRO
39
They have nothing : VACUUMS
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How Viola dresses in "Twelfth Night" : ASAMAN
44
2013 Oscar-nominated frontwoman for rock's Yeah Yeah Yeahs : KARENO
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Commercial command : ACTNOW
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Like a wet blanket : NOFUN
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Subjects of many newspaper ads : SALES
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Arms race event, briefly : ATEST
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Dis twice? : DESE
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Mountains form over them : EONS
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Like some food and footage : RAW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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