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New York Times, Friday, January 14, 2011

Robotic rock group popular in the 1980s

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BJQ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith.
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© 2011, The New York Times1/14/11 ( No. 22,347 )

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Across
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It's now called "Periodicals" : SECONDCLASSMAIL
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Dangerous thing? : ALITTLELEARNING
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Muchacho : NINO
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Cross letters : INRI
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Pandemonium : ZOO
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Blu-ray relative : DVD
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Interject : ADD
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Part of a farm harrow : TINE
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Go out with : SEE
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"The Poverty of Philosophy" author : MARX
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Peaty places : FENS
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Hot : ONASTREAK
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Blueprint feature : ROOM
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Ward of Hollywood : SELA
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Hotel waiters? : TAXIS
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Genealogist's study : CLAN
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Robotic rock group popular in the 1980s : DEVO
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Frosty's relative : MILKSHAKE
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Cost of living? : RENT
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Kind of bean : SOYA
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Std. : REG
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Auburn competitors : REOS
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Survey check-off : SEX
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Ace : PAL
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"That's nasty!" : ICK
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Time starter : LUCE
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R.I.P. part : PACE
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Navigator's aid : NAUTICALALMANAC
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Broad appeal : GENERALINTEREST
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Union of 1284 : ENGLANDANDWALES
Down
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Jerks : SOANDSOS
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Spiced up : ENLIVENED
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One who knows the value of a dollar : COINDEALER
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Not had by : ONTO
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Pocket : NET
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Cable alternative : DSL
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1969 biopic starring 10-Down : CHE
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Taylor of "The Haunting" : LILI
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Means : AGENT
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Star of 7-Down : SHARIF
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Fez wearer : SHRINER
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Calendar abbr. : MON
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Mex. neighbor : ARIZ
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"This ___ joke!" : ISNO
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Big name in construction : LEGO
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Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
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Zip : DART
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Overnight sensation : DREAM
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Violinist/bandleader ___ Light : ENOCH
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Base line : XAXIS
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Green energy source : SOLARPANEL
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Pack rat : SAVER
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Bust finds : KILOS
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Argue (for) : MAKEACASE
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Island along Cuillin Sound : SKYE
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Overlooks : NEGLECTS
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100 centesimi : ONELIRA
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Musical instrument inventor Adolphe : SAX
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Bird on a Kellogg's cereal box : TOUCAN
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Burn : SCALD
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"Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff" novelist : INGE
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Normandy city : CAEN
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___ fu : KUNG
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"All Fool's Day" writer : ELIA
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Chute opener? : PARA
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___ el Amarna, Egypt : TEL
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Author Beattie : ANN
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Former Ford : LTD
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Small gull : MEW

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