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New York Times, Wednesday, January 21, 2009

George ___, longest-reigning English king

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 140 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York Times1/21/09 ( No. 21,624 )
Across
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Electrical bridges : ARCS
5
Disney output, once : CELS
9
Winter warmer : SCARF
14
Polo on TV : TERI
15
Place to pay a toll, perhaps : EXIT
16
Jude Law title role : ALFIE
17
"___ unrelated note ..." : ONAN
18
Buggy place? : DUNE
19
4 x 100 meters need : BATON
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Genghis Khan's non-pedigree domain? : MONGRELEMPIRE
23
George ___, longest-reigning English king : III
24
Round fig. : EST
25
Narrowest winning margin in baseball : ONERUN
28
Rush hour pace : CRAWL
30
Word after pen or gal : PAL
32
Newcastle's river : TYNE
33
Be indisposed : AIL
35
In the thick of : AMID
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So last year : OUT
38
Non-pedigree essential courses? : CURCURRICULUM
42
Monopolist's portion : ALL
43
Margin marking : STET
44
Author of "The Island of the Day Before" : ECO
45
"___ Houston" of 1980s TV : MATT
47
Far from welcoming : ICY
48
You can open with them : KNOBS
52
Repugnant : ODIOUS
54
Letters on tires : PSI
56
Talladega unit : LAP
57
Casey's non-pedigree team? : MUTTVILLENINE
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Put on the books : ENACT
63
Trial balloon, e.g. : IDEA
64
Dr. Pavlov : IVAN
65
Bat maker's tool : LATHE
66
Pundit Colmes : ALAN
67
Be disposed (to) : TEND
68
Burgers on the hoof : STEER
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For fear that : LEST
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Bullpen stats : ERAS
Down
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Like superprecise clocks : ATOMIC
2
"The Bathers" painter : RENOIR
3
Head cases? : CRANIA
4
Be a fink : SING
5
Hands over : CEDES
6
Jump for joy : EXULT
7
Singles bar delivery : LINE
8
Pipe part : STEM
9
Salk contemporary : SABIN
10
Bordeaux wine : CLARET
11
Words from Alphonse or Gaston : AFTERYOU
12
Ipanema locale : RIO
13
Place for reeds : FEN
21
Items in some illicit trade : RELICS
22
Miranda rights readers : POLICE
26
"One" on a coin : UNUM
27
Court divider : NET
29
Cabinet department until 1947 : WAR
30
Kegger, e.g. : PARTY
31
"___ losing it?" : AMI
34
Elizabethan ballad player, maybe : LUTIST
36
Ernie the Muppet's rubber toy : DUCKIE
38
Decked out : CLAD
39
Frisbee game involving body contact : ULTIMATE
40
Nonacademic school activities, informally : REC
41
Chaney of "The Wolf Man" : LON
42
Latin 101 word : AMO
46
"You got me!" : TOUCHE
49
Twist of fiction : OLIVER
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Potassium source : BANANA
51
Goes on a spree : SPENDS
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Out-and-out : UTTER
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Results of some bargains : PLEAS
55
Apply spin to : SLANT
58
Baby bottle? : VIAL
59
On one's duff : IDLE
60
Time on a marquee : NITE
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Ways around Chi-town : ELS
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N.L.'er since 2005 : NAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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