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New York Times, Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Hawaiian singer with many 1960s-'70s TV guest appearances

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Collins.
Peter A. Collins notes:
It's an honor to have the first puzzle of the new year. It's perhaps a bit unusual to have a rebus puzzle on a Wednesday, but here it ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
I've been saving this puzzle since June. The theme is slight — just one answer (37A) and its four numerical crossings. But it's fun ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Happy 2014 indeed! Good way to kick off the new year. Pete uses the digits 2 0 1 4 in the horizontal direction, and homonyms of them ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times1/1/14 ( No. 23,430 )
Across
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Frank's partner in the funnies : ERNEST
7
Old ___ (London theater) : VIC
10
À la mode : CHIC
14
Asian entertainer : GEISHA
15
Have a mortgage, say : OWE
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___ O'Neill : OONA
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Tree with extra-large acorns : BUROAK
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___ Cob, Conn. : COS
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NASA component: Abbr. : NATL
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Card holder: Abbr. : ENV
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Eponymous sitcom star of the 2000s : REBA
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After-dinner wine : SHERRY
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Narrow inlet : RIA
26
Model Porizkova : PAULINA
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Dine : SUP
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Ad nauseam : TONOEND
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Far sides of ranges : TARGETS
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___ King Cole : NAT
34
Actor McKellen and others : IANS
36
Hawaiian singer with many 1960s-'70s TV guest appearances : DONHO
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New Year's greeting : HAPPY2014
40
Spelunker : CAVER
43
Sleek swimmers : EELS
44
N.Y.C. line : IRT
47
Teresa Heinz or Christina Onassis : HEIRESS
49
Spartan : AUSTERE
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Roth ___ : IRA
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People of Rwanda and Burundi : WATUTSI
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K.G.B. rival : CIA
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2000s TV drama set in the 1960s : MADMEN
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Smile : BEAM
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Like some sale goods: Abbr. : IRR
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Tailor's case : ETUI
61
The White Stripes or OutKast : DUO
63
Declutter : NEATEN
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The White Stripes' genre : ROCK
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Rap sheet letters : AKA
67
Little-known : NONAME
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Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
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Permit : LET
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Aslant : ANGLED
Down
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First king of the English : EGBERT
2
After-school activity? : REUNION
3
Band with the 10x platinum album "Nevermind" : NIRVANA
4
That, in Toledo : ESO
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Economics Nobelist William F. ___ : SHARPE
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Sample the hooch : TAKEANIP
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Not shy about expressing opinions : VOCAL
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___ Jima : IWO
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Business jet maker : CESSNA
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Dunce cap shape : CONE
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Make rough : HOARSEN
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"Actually ..." : INTRUTH
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Afro-Caribbean music : CALYPSO
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Capital spanning the Danube : BUDAPEST
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Achieved through difficulty : HARDWON
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1971 #1 hit for Carole King : ITSTOOLATE
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Alternative : OTHER
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"Try!" : GOFORIT
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Bill ___, the Science Guy : NYE
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"___ there yet?" : AREWE
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Classic Stephen Foster song : OHSUSANNA
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Fire-breathing creature of myth : CHIMERA
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Faucet attachment : AERATOR
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Span across a gorge, say : VIADUCT
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Soloist's performance : RECITAL
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Persian Wars vessel : TRIREME
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Bit of beachwear : SANDAL
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San ___, Calif. : SIMEON
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Took home : EARNED
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W.W. II menace : UBOAT
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Love from the Beach Boys? : MIKE
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Instrument for 36-Across, informally : UKE
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"Life of Pi" director Lee : ANG

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle.

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