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New York Times, Saturday, September 5, 2015

"With ___ at the South Pole," first documentary to win an Oscar (for cinematography)

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QVWXZ} This is puzzle # 76 for Mr. Walden.
Byron Walden notes:
This puzzle started out with BOBBY RIGGS. I trust that a lot of solvers will look at the clue and wonder how it could be someone ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Byron puts on a show today, giving us a huge number of long entries — 26 slots that are 7+ letters long. So much potential for ... read more
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© 2015, The New York Times9/5/15 ( No. 24,042 )
Across
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Book whose last line is "Ask me tomorrow but not today" : HOPONPOP
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Non-primates with remarkably humanlike fingerprints : KOALAS
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Springsteen hit between "Born in the U.S.A." and "Glory Days" : IMONFIRE
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Pressing : URGENT
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What boxers use to "shake hands" : FORELEGS
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Sight that's not sound : MIRAGE
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"Positively Entertaining" channel : ION
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Black : JET
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Bribe money : BOODLE
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Mr. Right : IDEALMAN
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North title: Abbr. : COL
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Pool house? : BAPTISTERY
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See 43-Down : COPY
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Turgenev's birthplace : ORELRUSSIA
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Funny ___ : HAHA
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He played himself in "Broadway Danny Rose" and "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" : BERLE
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With 47-Across, 1978 Covert Bailey best seller on exercise and diet : FITOR
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"With ___ at the South Pole," first documentary to win an Oscar (for cinematography) : BYRD
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Halted : PUTTOANEND
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Vacillate : YOYO
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Wrong numbers? : ERRORCODES
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Virgin Islands export : RUM
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Spiders and such, slangily : CREEPIES
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Certain hash ingredients : IDAHOS
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Datebook abbr. : MON
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See 33-Across : FAT
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What Beyoncé decided to do in 2002 : GOSOLO
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Upstate New York tribe : ONONDAGA
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Part of a sundial that casts a shadow : GNOMON
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Guitar virtuoso whose name is an anagram of YO' RECORD : RYCOODER
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Hidalgo honorific : SENORA
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Requirement that hybrid cars may be exempted from : SMOGTEST
Down
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Place for a '55 45, say : HIFI
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Classic novel whose title means "wanderer" : OMOO
3
Subject of a certain addiction : PORN
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Word before and after "to," "on" or "for" : ONE
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"The ___ Today" : NFL
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Much-performed aria from Fauré's "Requiem" : PIEJESU
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Almond syrups used in cocktails : ORGEATS
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Grinders : PESTLES
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Treacly spirit of unity : KUMBAYA
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Sirius' master, in myth : ORION
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Farm-related prefix : AGRO
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Like some copper gutters : LEADCOATED
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Like Grenada, but not Granada : ANGLOPHONE
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Old Pittsburgh work areas : STEELYARDS
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"That's O.K., I guess" : ITLLDO
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Critical : DIRE
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Open ___ : MRI
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1939 Wimbledon men's champion : BOBBYRIGGS
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Response to a ranter : AREYOUDONE
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Street boss? : PERRYMASON
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Casual Friday option : CHINOS
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Turn toward : FACE
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Borat or Ali G, to Sacha Baron Cohen : PERSONA
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Script ending : URE
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Mercury poisoning symptoms : TREMORS
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Place name : TOPONYM
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Home to 15-foot-long crocodiles : ORINOCO
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With 29-Across, pricier option at a print shop : COLOR
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Our kind of people? : HOMO
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Tapering hairdo : FADE
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Seemingly forever : AGES
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Biting : TART
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Seasonal quaff : NOG
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What's the point? : DOT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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