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New York Times, Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 88 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0127 ( 21,995 )
Across
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Intimate inn, familiarly : BANDB
6
Actor David of "Rhoda" : GROH
10
Common rhyme scheme : ABAB
14
Cara of "Fame" fame : IRENE
15
"Damn Yankees" woman who gets what she wants : LOLA
16
Mug spray? : MACE
17
What helps pay the governor's salary in Austin? : TEXASTAXES
19
Suffix with convert : IBLE
20
Mother's urging at the dinner table : EAT
21
Like some sums : TIDY
22
Pay : PONYUP
24
"It's a ___" : GIFT
25
Hudson and LaSalle, once : AUTOS
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Try to telephone some snowbirds? : DIALFORFLORIDA
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Monopoly purchases : HOTELS
32
Modern addresses, for short : URLS
33
Broadway play about Capote : TRU
34
Major in astronomy? : URSA
35
Calendario span : ANO
36
"Put ___ writing" : ITIN
37
Back of a soccer goal : NET
38
Con : ANTI
40
Whimsical roll-call response : ABSENT
42
Be familiar with a city near White Plains? : KNOWRYENEWYORK
45
Be grandiloquent : ORATE
46
Journalist Paula : ZAHN
47
Deli offering : SALAMI
49
Explore Yosemite, perhaps : HIKE
50
Pickle : JAM
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It may be sprung : TRAP
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Some film work Down East? : MAINEANIME
57
Rebuke from Caesar : ETTU
58
Vogue competitor : ELLE
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Unthinking servant : ROBOT
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Have a bawl : WEEP
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Hollywood constructions : SETS
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Journeys : TREKS
Down
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Fall for something : BITE
2
Figure in geometry : AREA
3
On deck : NEXT
4
Kind of sample : DNA
5
"Hush!" : BESTILL
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"My pleasure!" : GLADTO
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Classic theater name : ROXY
8
Corrida cheer : OLE
9
Knows people, say : HASPULL
10
Key of Beethoven's "Für Elise" : AMINOR
11
Occasional role for a 30-Down, maybe : BABYSITTER
12
Rights grp. : ACLU
13
Audible warning on the road : BEEP
18
Spats : TIFFS
23
Platte River people : OTOS
24
Earth goddess : GAEA
25
Retro hairstyle : AFRO
26
Quiz show scandal figure Charles Van ___ : DOREN
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"You had your chance" : ITSTOOLATE
28
Unpleasant encounter : RUNIN
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Have trouble passing the bar? : DRINK
30
Family member : AUNT
31
Playgirl calendar type : HUNK
35
Perfectly, after "to" : ATEE
36
Airs : ISON
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Daily since 1851, briefly : NYTIMES
40
"Are you ___?" : AWAKE
41
From memory : BYHEART
43
Finish : WRAPUP
44
Online reads : EZINES
47
Worry (over) : STEW
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"Laugh-In" comedian Johnson : ARTE
49
Sword handle : HILT
50
Agree : JIBE
51
Wild : AMOK
52
Team Gil Hodges both played for and managed : METS
55
Bass, for one : ALE
56
Neither's partner : NOR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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