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New York Times, Thursday, January 29, 2009

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Suffix with social : IZE
4
Best in mental combat : OUTWIT
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Some rain gear : MACS
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Hold one's ___ : OWN
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Time magazine's 2007 Invention of the Year : IPHONE
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Jacques Cousteau's middle name : YVES
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See 66-Across : LEGALPROFESSION
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Cockpit datum : AIRSPEED
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Bridge declaration : IPASS
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They're inserted in locks : OARS
23
City on the Nile : GIZA
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See 66-Across : BANISHBYDECREE
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Influential Greek physician : GALEN
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1/100 of a krone : ORE
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Roof projection : EAVE
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Sch. with a Providence campus : URI
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See 66-Across : TAPROOM
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Ringo's drummer son : ZAK
40
Plunders : ROBS
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Some eggs : ROE
43
Products once pitched by U2 and Eminem : IPODS
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See 66-Across : UNITOFPRESSURE
49
Basilica part : APSE
50
Riga resident : LETT
51
Start of Caesar's boast : ICAME
54
Texas panhandle city : AMARILLO
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See 66-Across : MUSICALNOTATION
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Related : AKIN
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Soldiers may be on it : PATROL
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Abbr. in French mail : MME
64
TV heroine who wielded a chakram as a weapon : XENA
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Sixth graders, e.g. : TWEENS
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Word defined by 17-, 25-, 35-, 45- and 58-Across : BAR
Down
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Seat of Allen County, Kan. : IOLA
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Deux : France :: ___ : Germany : ZWEI
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Technician: Abbr. : ENGR
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Artist's application : OILPAINT
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Amphetamines, e.g. : UPPERS
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Separate the wheat from the chaff : THRESH
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Golf club : WOOD
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Like Beethoven's Sixth Symphony : INF
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Place to start a hole : TEE
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News Corporation acquisition of 2005 : MYSPACE
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New Balance competitor : AVIA
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Business honchos : CEOS
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I.R.S. data: Abbr. : SSNS
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In harmony : ASONE
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Tag info : SIZE
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Greek restaurant offering : GYRO
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Logical introduction? : IDEO
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Captain of industry : BARON
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Out : ALIBI
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Hole-making tool : BORER
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Shadow remover : RAZOR
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Duck : EVADE
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Mice might elicit them : EEKS
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Wise guy : GURU
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Pet sounds : ARFS
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The Swiss Guards guard him : POPE
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Cold northerly winds of southern France : MISTRALS
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Endurance : STAMINA
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"___ down!" ("Drop the gun!") : PUTIT
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Crude letters? : OPEC
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"Get Shorty" novelist ___ Leonard : ELMORE
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George who directed "Miracle on 34th Street" : SEATON
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Big film shower : IMAX
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Salad veggie : CUKE
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Q ___ queen : ASIN
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Chip without dip? : ANTE
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An arm or a leg : LIMB
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___ Linda, Calif. : LOMA
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Humdinger : ONER
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Fitting : APT
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66-Across topic : LAW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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