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New York Times, Monday, January 21, 2013

Sign indicating a sold-out performance

Author:
Susan Gelfand
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Susan Gelfand

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Gelfand.
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M
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O
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L
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D
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B
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A
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© 2013, The New York Times1/21/13 ( No. 23,085 )

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Across
1
Gross growth : MOLD
5
Bakery items with lox : BAGELS
11
Prominent crocodile feature : JAW
14
Region : AREA
15
"Dynasty" vixen : ALEXIS
16
Weather prefix with bar : ISO
17
Philosopher John's tresses? : LOCKESLOCKS
19
Sgt., for one : NCO
20
Transformers and Barbies : TOYS
21
Female deer : DOE
22
Marked, as a ballot : EXED
23
Sharper than 90 degrees : ACUTE
25
Actor Sean's writing implements? : PENNSPENS
27
Sentence sections : PHRASES
29
Hot, spicy drink : TODDY
30
Tip of a shoe : TOE
31
Heel : CAD
33
___-12 Conference : PAC
34
Aviator Wilbur's entitlements? : WRIGHTSRIGHTS
40
The way, in Chinese philosophy : TAO
41
Whole bunch : LOT
42
Sunbeam : RAY
44
Roulette centerpiece : WHEEL
47
Part of a first-aid kit : BANDAGE
50
Soccer star Mia's meats? : HAMMSHAMS
54
Roof overhangs : EAVES
55
Pub pints : ALES
56
Coach Parseghian : ARA
57
Berlin article : EINE
58
Kilimanjaro, e.g.: Abbr. : MTN
59
Composer Franz's rosters? : LISZTSLISTS
63
The "M" of M.D.: Abbr. : MED
64
Wears away : ERODES
65
Part of Texaco's logo : STAR
66
Calendar spans: Abbr. : YRS
67
Go-getter : DYNAMO
68
Doc's needle : HYPO
Down
1
___ de mer : MAL
2
Granada gold : ORO
3
Professor, e.g. : LECTURER
4
Territory that became two states : DAKOTA
5
Voice below baritone : BASS
6
The works : ALL
7
Rock with a glittery inside : GEODE
8
One who's finished a sentence? : EXCON
9
Compare : LIKEN
10
Serpentine sound : SSS
11
Brought bad luck : JINXED
12
Go higher : ASCEND
13
Filled with trees : WOODSY
18
Potato protuberances : EYES
22
Several ages, in geology : EPOCH
23
Fitting : APT
24
Grub : CHOW
25
H.S. junior's exam : PSAT
26
Male deer : STAG
28
Canyon sound effect : ECHO
32
It's faster than dial-up, in brief : DSL
33
Gyro bread : PITA
35
News articles : ITEMS
36
Some square dancers : GALS
37
Steals from : ROBS
38
Great injustice : TRAVESTY
39
Wise soul : SAGE
43
"You rang?" : YES
44
Devastating blow : WHAMMY
45
What reins connect to : HALTER
46
Corrects : EMENDS
48
Singer Young or Sedaka : NEIL
49
From Copenhagen, say : DANISH
51
Not clean-shaven : HAIRY
52
Firebug's crime : ARSON
53
Maker of the Protegé : MAZDA
57
Former name of Exxon stations : ESSO
59
Was at the helm : LED
60
President pro ___ : TEM
61
Dance style with fancy footwork : TAP
62
Sign indicating a sold-out performance : SRO

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