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New York Times, Thursday, January 25, 2007

Start of a march chant … or a hint to 17-, 27-, 47- and 63-Across

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 242 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York Times1/25/07 ( No. 20,897 )

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Across
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Weight : HEFT
5
All in favor : PROS
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Where some bolts fit : JAMBS
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Like some locks : YALE
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Torn : RENT
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Abhorrence : ODIUM
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50% likelihood : EVENMONEYCHANCE
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Born, in Bordeaux : NEE
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"Not very likely!" : IBET
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With sound enhanced : ONMIKE
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Saint Clare of ___ : ASSISI
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Functioned as : WAS
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Of no value : NOTWORTHASOU
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___ of color : RIOT
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Himalayan hoax : YETI
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Restraints : IRONS
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Jingle creator : ADMAN
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Codgers' queries : EHS
42
Hint : TRACE
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Change, chemically : REACT
44
Alternative to Meth. or Luth. : PRES
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Newspaper feature : OPED
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Critical stage in a space shuttle's flight : EARTHREENTRY
50
"___ the long roll of the ages end" (start of an old Irish song) : ERE
51
Chinese thought : MAOISM
55
Openly sworn : AVOWED
60
German honey : FRAU
62
Letter from the Corinthians : RHO
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Bill Moyers speech on income inequality in America, with "The" : FIGHTOFOURLIVES
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Measure out : ALLOT
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As required : DULY
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Mah-jongg draw : TILE
69
Artful Dodger : REESE
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God with a chariot drawn by fire-breathing stallions : ARES
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As recently as : ONLY
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Howler : HYENA
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They have a roof above them : EAVES
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Runs off : FLEES
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X : TEN
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Uprightness : PROBITY
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Artist Magritte : RENE
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Start of a march chant … or a hint to 17-, 27-, 47- and 63-Across : ONETWOTHREEFOUR
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Major mess : STY
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Head : JOHN
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Leading man? : ADAM
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Pint-size : MINI
12
Go against : BUCK
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Hook hand : SMEE
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Soy-based soup : MISO
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Amount to : COST
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All together : INTACT
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Up : ARISEN
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Niobe, e.g. : WEEPER
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Best seller : HIT
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Steep-sided gulch : ARROYO
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Wet bar? : SOAP
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Years ago : ONCE
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Worn : USED
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Pink, say : RARE
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Fantasy : IDEA
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"Rubáiyát" poet : OMAR
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Degree in math? : NTH
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Title locale in a classic Bing Crosby film : STMARYS
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Make over : REDO
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One of the Castros : RAUL
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Monte ___ of Cooperstown : IRVIN
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Find at the beach : SHELL
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Take a stroll : MOSEY
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Miles away : AFAR
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Nasty : VILE
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Eyeball : OGLE
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Microscopic Dr. Seuss characters : WHOS
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Feminine name ending : ETTE
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Imperative : RULE
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Org. that gives approvals : FDA
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Skater Midori : ITO

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