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PERSONAL STATEMENTS

New York Times, Sunday, January 11, 2015

After the 1946 World Series, the dugout was filled with the Cardinals and their happy sounds, including ___

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 85 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Peter A. Collins notes:
I knew I was taking a chance with this puzzle, since the core concept — repurposing an initial S in someone's last name as a possessive S added to his/her first name — had been done before ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Famous people treated as if the first letter of their last name was a possessive S. I loved the SYLVESTER STALLONE to SYLVESTER'S TALL ONE. Great wordplay. I can see why Pete placed it ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

It's interesting to see how the name choices differed in a similar theme 32 years earlier.

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J
2
A
3
F
4
A
5
R
6
O
7
L
8
O
9
R
10
D
11
P
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R
13
I
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S
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M
16
B
17
A
18
T
19
E
P
O
C
H
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M
A
S
A
I
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L
O
T
T
O
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I
D
I
23
S
H
A
R
O
24
N
S
T
O
N
E
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A
S
S
I
N
26
Z
A
G
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S
I
M
O
N
E
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S
L
O
G
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A
N
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P
R
O
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T
E
G
E
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E
D
S
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D
A
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S
35
E
N
O
S
S
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L
A
U
G
H
T
E
R
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B
A
T
H
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E
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S
H
O
O
T
P
A
R
40
E
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S
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A
U
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E
A
V
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E
45
S
46
E
N
G
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M
E
48
W
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L
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S
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B
O
B
B
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Y
S
H
E
R
M
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A
N
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T
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O
Y
S
H
O
P
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B
A
R
B
E
T
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E
O
S
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P
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A
A
R
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H
O
P
E
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S
P
A
L
L
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L
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O
C
K
A
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O
L
M
E
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C
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L
E
D
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S
Y
L
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V
E
S
T
E
R
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S
T
A
L
L
O
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N
E
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P
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E
I
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S
E
A
L
E
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U
H
U
R
A
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N
O
M
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A
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D
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A
M
O
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S
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A
N
O
D
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L
I
S
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E
N
T
I
R
E
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P
E
N
C
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I
L
S
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B
E
V
E
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R
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L
Y
S
I
L
L
S
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A
R
S
O
N
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A
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F
R
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A
R
N
I
E
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O
K
O
K
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R
A
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P
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S
H
E
E
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T
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A
S
L
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A
N
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M
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Y
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L
E
S
S
T
A
N
D
I
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S
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H
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P
I
T
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R
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O
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O
108
C
O
L
D
W
A
R
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L
A
T
T
E
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R
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F
L
112
O
O
R
S
113
I
G
A
114
E
L
E
115
N
A
116
L
O
R
E
117
T
T
A
S
W
I
T
118
N
I
M
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A
M
A
I
N
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E
L
O
P
E
121
S
H
A
N
E
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G
S
A
123
T
S
K
E
D
124
D
E
N
S
E
125
T
A
N
G
O
© 2015, The New York Times1/11/15 ( No. 23,805 )
Across
1
"Aladdin" antagonist : JAFAR
6
"___ God of hosts, hear my prayer" : OLORD
11
Beam splitter : PRISM
16
Face an ace : BAT
19
Historic time : EPOCH
20
People of Kenya : MASAI
21
Powerball, for one : LOTTO
22
Uganda's Amin : IDI
23
The makeup affected the appearance of all the cast of "Casino," including ___ : SHARONSTONE
25
Guilty ___ : ASSIN
26
Bit of evasive maneuvering : ZAG
27
Singer Nina : SIMONE
28
"Think different," e.g. : SLOGAN
30
Mentored one : PROTEGE
32
Op-___ : EDS
33
Court figs. : DAS
35
After the 1946 World Series, the dugout was filled with the Cardinals and their happy sounds, including ___ : ENOSSLAUGHTER
37
Wash : BATHE
39
Card a 72, maybe : SHOOTPAR
40
Son of Isaac : ESAU
43
Ice dam sites : EAVES
46
Grade school subj. : ENG
47
Whimpers : MEWLS
51
She said that when it comes to '60s teen idols, all you need to know is one thing: ___ : BOBBYSHERMAN
54
Doll house? : TOYSHOP
56
One might be made over a beer : BARBET
57
Dawn goddess : EOS
58
Allen's successor on late-night TV : PAAR
60
2008 Obama catchword : HOPE
61
Break up, as concrete : SPALL
62
Opa-___, Fla. : LOCKA
64
Early Mexican : OLMEC
66
Headed up : LED
67
The bartender poured beers for all the action movie stars, including ___ : SYLVESTERSTALLONE
71
I.M. sent to a construction site? : PEI
73
Co-founder of the Black Panthers : SEALE
74
"Star Trek" crew member : UHURA
75
Bedouin : NOMAD
78
___ Lee, singer with the 2011 #1 album "Mission Bell" : AMOS
80
"And giving ___, up the chimney he rose" : ANOD
81
French bloom : LIS
82
Complete : ENTIRE
83
SAT needs : PENCILS
85
The members of the Metropolitan Opera were hit with a host of problems, including ___ : BEVERLYSILLS
88
Cause for an insurer's denial, maybe : ARSON
89
It's east of S.A. : AFR
91
Schwarzenegger, informally : ARNIE
92
"Enough, I get it!" : OKOK
93
Prior listings? : RAPSHEET
97
C. S. Lewis's lion : ASLAN
99
At Thanksgiving the Indians were impressed with the Pilgrims and their earth-toned platters, especially ___ : MYLESSTANDISH
104
Quarry, e.g. : PIT
105
Hundred Acre Wood denizen : ROO
108
Backdrop for many Bond films : COLDWAR
109
More recent : LATTER
111
Wows : FLOORS
113
Market initials in a red oval : IGA
114
Justice Kagan : ELENA
116
While trading barbs during the filming of "M*A*S*H," no one was able to match ___ : LORETTASWIT
118
Game of logic : NIM
119
With full force : AMAIN
120
Form a secret union? : ELOPE
121
Battier of the N.B.A. : SHANE
122
Cookie-selling org. : GSA
123
Showed some disapproval : TSKED
124
Like a neutron star : DENSE
125
Radioer's "T" : TANGO
Down
1
Eisenberg of "The Social Network" : JESSE
2
Ladybug's prey : APHID
3
Gets a head? : FOAMS
4
"-phobia" start : ACRO
5
Title woman in a Beach Boys hit : RHONDA
6
Meditation sounds : OMS
7
Back muscles, briefly : LATS
8
"___ Mio" : OSOLE
9
Went long : RANON
10
Painters Rivera and Velázquez : DIEGOS
11
Expects : PLANSON
12
Children's author Asquith : ROS
13
1994 film based on an "S.N.L." skit : ITSPAT
14
Provoke : STIRUP
15
Challenge for a playboy : MONOGAMY
16
"Carmen" composer : BIZET
17
"Better safe than sorry," e.g. : ADAGE
18
Al Kaline, for his entire career : TIGER
24
Best at an inspection, say : NEATEST
29
Pale : ASHEN
31
Do some farmwork : THRESH
34
World leader in 1979 headlines : SHAH
36
Record : LOG
37
What toasters often hold : BUBBLY
38
Work night for Santa : EVE
40
Pulls back : EBBS
41
It's found in cakes : SOAP
42
Scrapes : ABRASIONS
44
Put up : ERECTED
45
Cig : SMOKE
48
Half of half-and-half : WHOLEMILK
49
Run easily : LOPE
50
Ran : SPED
52
Cheerleaders' practice : YELLS
53
Generally : ASARULE
54
Original name of Motown Records : TAMLA
55
Hershiser who once pitched 59 consecutive scoreless innings : OREL
58
High-minded sort? : POTUSER
59
Old orchard spray : ALAR
62
Is biased : LEANS
63
City in Los Lobos? : OSLO
65
Steers, as a ship : CONNS
68
Osso buco need : VEAL
69
Hindu deity : SHIVA
70
Idea : NOTION
71
___ John's : PAPA
72
Part of FEMA: Abbr. : EMER
76
Woody offshoot? : ARLO
77
News station : DESK
79
Like sports games and musical works : SCORED
82
Bit of cosmetic surgery : EYELIFT
84
Really bothered : INASWEAT
85
Dutch treaty city : BREDA
86
Cell component, for short : RNA
87
Have trouble with sass? : LISP
89
___ moment : AHA
90
Marshy region : FENLAND
94
Source of the quote in 6-Across : PSALMS
95
Run out of gear? : STREAK
96
Like nobles : TITLED
98
"Finally!" : ATLAST
99
Hosting, informally : MCING
100
Some meditation teachers : YOGIS
101
Cousin of a camel : LLAMA
102
Nicked : STOLE
103
Long-legged fisher : HERON
105
Martin's partner of old TV : ROWAN
106
Gasket variety : ORING
107
Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
110
Gym count : REPS
112
Workplace welfare org. : OSHA
115
Never, in Neuss : NIE
117
Tick (off) : TEE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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