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New York Times, Tuesday, January 10, 2006

With 40- and 51-Across, composer of 29-Down/60-Across, as well as 63-Across

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 117 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times1/10/06 ( No. 20,517 )
Across
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Basics : ABCS
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Raft wood : BALSA
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Goes (for) : OPTS
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Christine ___ (29-Down's love) : DAAE
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Leave stranded by a winter storm : ICEIN
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One who says "I say, old chap" : BRIT
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See 11-Down : DIVA
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It crashes in 29-Down/60-Across : CHANDELIER
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Seethes : STEWS
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Reverse of WNW : ESE
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Site of Margaret Mead studies : SAMOA
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With 40- and 51-Across, composer of 29-Down/60-Across, as well as 63-Across : ANDREW
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Position : STAND
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End a suit : SETTLE
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Oboist's need : REED
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___ Stadium, home of the U.S. Open : ASHE
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Theater areas : AISLES
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Old spy org. : OSS
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Addict : USER
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See 24-Across : LLOYD
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Aware of : ONTO
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Slice (off) : LOP
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Toy gun ammo : PELLET
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Condo, e.g. : UNIT
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When repeated, words of agreement : HEAR
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Communion tables : ALTARS
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Famed fireman Red : ADAIR
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See 24-Across : WEBBER
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Buddhist temple sights : GONGS
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"___ had it!" : IVE
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Persistently worry : NAGAT
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See 29-Down : OFTHEOPERA
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Longest-running show in Broadway history until 1/9/06 : CATS
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Cheer (for) : ROOT
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Painter Matisse : HENRI
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Real name of 29-Down : ERIK
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West Point team : ARMY
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Hot, blue spectral type : OSTAR
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Salon supplies : DYES
Down
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Attaches : ADDS
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Can of worms? : BAIT
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Spelunking site : CAVE
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Brine : SEAWATER
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Pen name : BIC
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One who's sore : ACHER
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Place for a renter's signature : LEASE
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Tendon : SINEW
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Now ___ then : AND
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Flattened at the poles : OBLATE
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Carlotta, in 29-Down/60-Across : PRIMADONNA
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Fasten, as a ribbon : TIEON
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Costly strings : STRAD
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Twisty curves : ESSES
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NBC fixture since '75 : SNL
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Casino worker : DEALER
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Fellow named Bellow : SAUL
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Petrol provider : ESSO
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With 60-Across, longest-running show in Broadway history as of 1/9/06 : THEPHANTOM
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Levi's jeans brand : REDTAB
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Indisposed : ILL
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Peruvian money : SOL
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Soap ingredient : LYE
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Cookbook direction : STIR
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Tipplers : SOTS
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Went faster than : OUTRACED
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Examine grammatically : PARSE
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You might get a ticket for doing this : EIGHTY
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Novelist Deighton : LEN
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Old marketplace : AGORA
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Help with : DOFOR
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Wetnaps, e.g. : WIPES
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Happening : EVENT
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Quotable Yogi : BERRA
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Indiana city near Chicago : GARY
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Play to ___ : ATIE
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Sounds of disapproval : TSKS
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"So there you are!" : OHO
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Put on TV : AIR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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