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New York Times, Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Author:
Oliver Hill
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Oliver Hill

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Hill. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0114 ( 21,617 )
Across
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"That's ___ ..." : ODD
4
Moo ___ pork : SHU
7
You don't want it beaten out of you : TAR
10
A minimus is the smallest one : TOE
13
Ritz-___ hotels : CARLTON
15
Expert at interpreting a text : EXEGETE
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It's "ascending" in a Vaughan Williams piece : THELARK
18
Contents of a lode : MINERAL
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E'er : ALWAYSINPOETRY
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Justin Timberlake's former group : NSYNC
22
Badlands sight : MESA
23
"___ te llamas?" (Spanish 101 question) : COMO
26
Hammarskjöld of the U.N. : DAG
28
Inspiration for Hunter S. Thompson : ACID
31
Egg: Prefix : OVO
32
Heir : MONARCHTOBE
36
Dudes : MEN
37
Blow away : AWE
38
La mer, e.g. : EAU
39
Uncle of fiction : TOM
40
Eyre : BRONTESJANE
43
"Winnie the Pooh and Tigger ___" : TOO
44
"Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
45
Not budging : SET
46
Talks one's head off : YAKS
47
Instrument you blow into : OBOE
50
Low-lying wetland : SWALE
53
Air : SNOBBISHMANNER
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Zagat's readers, informally : FOODIES
59
Ape : IMITATE
60
Cheese for French onion soup : GRUYERE
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It may be hidden under a shirt : TANLINE
62
"___ Mine" (1957 hit by the Platters) : HES
63
Sault ___ Marie : STE
64
Cincinnati-to-New York dir. : ENE
65
Pip at the start of "Great Expectations," e.g. : LAD
Down
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Prefix with -gon : OCTA
2
Actress Arlene : DAHL
3
Chose, as lots : DREW
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Holds back : STAYS
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Equine : HORSY
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Bad behavior : UNKINDNESS
7
Sub at the office : TEMP
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"Lost time is never found again," e.g. : AXIOM
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Actress Zellweger : RENEE
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Flowerpot material : TERRACOTTA
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Buckwheat's affirmative : OTAY
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Electric ___ : EEL
14
Grassy plain : LLANO
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Subtly suggests : GETSAT
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Elite Eight org. : NCAA
23
Money-saving restaurant offer : COMBO
24
Flagrant : OVERT
25
Like a stereotypically bad professor : MONOTONOUS
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Man-eating shark : GREATWHITE
29
Bygone Apple laptop : IBOOK
30
Autos for test-driving : DEMOS
32
Hair lacking care : MAT
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Be in the red : OWE
34
Fire : CAN
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Orange or plum : HUE
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Nonentity : NOBODY
42
Boxer Willard defeated by Jack Dempsey for the world heavyweight title : JESS
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Isaac Bashevis Singer story "___ the Yeshiva Boy" : YENTL
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Off-Broadway awards : OBIES
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Critic Roger : EBERT
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Capital of Jordan : AMMAN
52
Singer Frankie : LAINE
53
Peeved : SORE
54
"Gotcha" : ISEE
55
Ace : NAIL
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Highest European volcano : ETNA
57
One of two in a 47-Across : REED
58
Alphabet trio : FGH

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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