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New York Times, Tuesday, January 29, 2008

What 17-, 26-, 50- and 60-Across have in common

Author:
C. W. Stewart and J. K. Hummel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.56100
Carolyn W. Stewart
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1.56000
J. K. Hummel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Stewart. This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Hummel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times1/29/08 ( No. 21,266 )
Across
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Prominent feature of Dracula : FANGS
6
Reunion group : CLASS
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Showman Ziegfeld : FLO
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"Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
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Search engine name : YAHOO
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Designer Claiborne : LIZ
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It may end up in the gutter : BOWLINGBALL
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In the style of : ALA
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___ acid (protein component) : AMINO
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Schindler of "Schindler's List" : OSKAR
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Spy's device : TAP
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Sweater style : TURTLENECK
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Runs out : ELAPSES
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Slave girl of opera : AIDA
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Exploding stars : NOVAE
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Fuel economy org. : EPA
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City in Italia : ROMA
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What 17-, 26-, 50- and 60-Across have in common : THEYCANBEROLLED
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Pageant accessory : SASH
44
Tony Soprano and cohorts, with "the" : MOB
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Cheese hunk : WEDGE
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One on a pedestal : IDOL
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Old timer? : SUNDIAL
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Classic breakfast fare : QUAKEROATS
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Suffix with butyl : ENE
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Reporting to : UNDER
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How-to presentations : DEMOS
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___ glance : ATA
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Item on a set : MOVIECAMERA
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Fix illegally : RIG
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Disney mermaid : ARIEL
68
Sees red : FUMES
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Informal top : TEE
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Center of power : LOCUS
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Some retired racehorses : STUDS
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Wonderful, slangily : FAB
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Fuss : ADO
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Partner of improved : NEW
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Big bash : GALA
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___ to none (long odds) : SLIM
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Stellar swan : CYGNUS
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Part of a repair estimate : LABOR
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"Got it!" : AHA
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Showman Hurok : SOL
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Went at it alone : SOLOED
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Cereal morsel : FLAKE
12
Purple hue : LILAC
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Country/rock's ___ Mountain Daredevils : OZARK
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Nick at ___ : NITE
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Tangled, as hair : SNARLED
23
Big tops : TENTS
24
Lei Day greeting : ALOHA
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Blacktops, say : PAVES
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Surveillance evidence : TAPE
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Fact fudger : LIAR
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Common union demand : PAYHIKE
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Part of a min. : SEC
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Flow back : EBB
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Nostalgic tune : OLDIE
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Mullally of "Will & Grace" : MEGAN
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Fred Astaire's sister : ADELE
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Bow-toting god : AMOR
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Certain plea, for short : NOLO
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Of one's ___ : OWN
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Skin-related : DERMAL
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Makes hard : STEELS
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"Semper Fi" org. : USMC
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Milk purchase : QUART
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Loosen, in a way : UNTIE
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Bit of wisdom : ADAGE
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Parting word : ADIEU
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Klutzy sorts : OAFS
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Dirty reading : SMUT
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"___ y plata" : ORO
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Trader ___ (old restaurateur) : VIC
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Rhea relative : EMU
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Like Republican states on an electoral map : RED
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Braying beast : ASS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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