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New York Times, Thursday, September 6, 2012

Author:
Ben Pall
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ben Pall

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 16 Words: 80, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Pall. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: This puzzle has features not possible to duplicate in Across Lite. We highly recommend solving the PDF version.
Jim Horne notes:
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0906 ( 22,948 )
Across
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Didn't wait to make the decision : ACTED
6
Be a couch potato, say : VEG
9
Bawls out : REAMS
14
Brings on : HIRES
15
"My life is ___!" : ALIE
17
Hoffman who co-founded the Yippies : ABBIE
18
Culturally ahead of the times : AVANT
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Italian hangout : PIZZAJOINT
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What a raised hand may signify : BID
22
There's one between the ulna and the radius : ROTARYJOINT
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Free : LEISURE
26
Tennis's Sánchez Vicario : ARANTXA
27
Minor hits? : BUNTS
28
Goons : APES
29
Succeeds : ENSUES
31
Long-distance call? : SOS
32
Creator of U.P.C.'s : IBM
36
Home security measure : LIEN
37
It was created by two volcanoes : OAHU
39
Italian city associated with the real-life Saint Nicholas : BARI
40
Tumbler locale : LOCK
41
"The ___ Commandments" (1958 hit) : TEEN
42
"I agree 100%" : AMEN
43
Fire ___ : ANT
44
"___ qué?" : POR
45
Uses a powder puff on, say : DABSAT
47
Facetious words of enlightenment : AHSO
48
Sources of some tweets : BEAKS
49
Hardly an instance of modesty : EGOTRIP
53
Finally cracks : GOESMAD
55
Blink of an eye : SPLITSECOND
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Print producer : PAW
59
Nitpicked : SPLITHAIRS
60
Town in a Hersey novel : ADANO
62
Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
63
Cap site : KNEE
64
___ Island, Fla. : MARCO
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College application need : ESSAY
66
Wilfred Owen's "Dulce et Decorum ___" : EST
67
Pentium source : INTEL
Down
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Fictional character who says "I now prophesy that I will dismember my dismemberer" : AHAB
2
Domestic relationship : CIVILUNION
3
Protection for a mechanic, say : TRADEUNION
4
Opposite of morn : EEN
5
What Ariz. and Hawaii are the only two states not to have : DST
6
Clouds, e.g. : VAPOR
7
Choice : ELITE
8
Suburb of Cairo : GIZA
9
Indian nobles : RAJAS
10
Jet : EBON
11
Somewhat : ABIT
12
Flirt : MINX
13
___ high standard : SETA
16
Poet who made radio broadcasts in support of Mussolini : EZRAPOUND
20
Actor Lew : AYRES
22
Setup for a surprise party : RUSE
24
Six-footer? : INSECT
25
Performed pitifully : STUNK
27
"Twilight" girl : BELLA
28
Queens's ___ Stadium : ASHE
30
As it might be said : SOTOSPEAK
32
2001 Sean Penn film : IAMSAM
33
Splinter : BREAKAPART
34
Routine with a one-handed freeze, say : BREAKDANCE
35
Diner giveaways : MINTS
38
Houston ice hockey pro : AERO
39
Hotties : BABES
44
Pursue some e-mail chicanery : PHISH
46
Sacked out : ABED
47
Like craft shops, typically : ARTSY
49
Actual, after "in" : ESSE
50
Info on college applications : GPAS
51
Some stadium cries : OLES
52
Editor Brown : TINA
53
Impales : GORES
54
Dawn : ONSET
56
Jean Renoir's field : CINE
58
Some winter wear : WOOL
60
"___ wrong?" : AMI
61
Writer Brown : DAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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