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New York Times, Friday, October 14, 2011

64-Across : Playwright who became a president

Author:
Caleb Madison and J.A.S.A. Class
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Caleb Madison

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York Times10/14/11 ( No. 22,620 )
Across
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Bologna is in it : ITALIA
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Look out for, say : ABET
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Pilot's point? : NIB
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Player of Duke Santos in "Ocean's Eleven," 1960 : CESARROMERO
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What may come between two friends? : OFA
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Co-writer and star of "Bridesmaids" : KRISTENWIIG
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Part of the former U.A.R.: Abbr. : SYR
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Blocks of history : ERAS
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One concerned with blocking : STAGEACTOR
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More reasonable : SANER
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Caucus call : AYE
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Sports org. : AAU
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Coal-rich valley : SAAR
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"Are you up for it?" : SHALLWE
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One helping with filing, for short : CPA
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Momentary disruption : BLIP
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"Gotcha" : IDIGIT
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Where to see the writing on the wall? : FACEBOOKPROFILE
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A. J. who wrote "The Citadel" : CRONIN
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Will of "Jeremiah Johnson" : GEER
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Lou Gehrig's disease, for short : ALS
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Abnormally small : STUNTED
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Little middle? : TEES
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Terre Haute sch. : ISU
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Cousin of the cassowary : EMU
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Messing around on TV? : DEBRA
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Melodious birdsong, maybe : MATINGCALL
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Peabody Museum patron, perhaps : ELI
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Wind instrument? : AEOLIANHARP
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Abbr. after several examples : ETC
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Playwright who became a president : VACLAVHAVEL
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Big hits, for short : KOS
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Artist whose moniker is the pronunciation of his initials : ERTE
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Vice president from Tennessee : ALGORE
Down
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Official in the Clinton White House : ICKES
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___ nullius (no man's land) : TERRA
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Like about 25% of legal U.S. immigrants : ASIAN
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Gals across the pond : LASSES
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N.Y.C. subway inits. : IRT
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Father of Harmonia, in myth : ARES
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Distributor of Nutrilite vitamins : AMWAY
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Sandy shades : BEIGES
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City on Presque Isle Bay : ERIE
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___ party : TOGA
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It "isn't what it used to be," said Simone Signoret : NOSTALGIA
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So to speak : IFYOUWILL
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William ___, 1990s attorney general : BARR
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One side of the Detroit River : ONTARIO
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Part of U.S.C.: Abbr. : CALIF
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Hopper : RABBIT
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Exclusively : ALONE
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New worker : HIREE
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Dear : ADORED
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"Vous ___ ici" : ETES
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Ozone destroyers, for short : CFCS
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Liking : PARTIALTO
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Sound system? : ACOUSTICS
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Env. alternative : PKG
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Lassitude : ENNUI
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1968 Julie Christie movie set in San Francisco : PETULIA
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Extract the essence of by boiling : DECOCT
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Cartoon villain who sails the Black Barnacle : SEAHAG
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Filmmaker Louis : MALLE
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Applause accompanier : BRAVO
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More bloody, so to speak : RARER
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Big : AMPLE
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Easily imposed upon : MEEK
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Mass gathering place : NAVE
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Tour de France setting? : GEAR
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Source of venanzite : LAVA
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The Stars may play the Blues in it, briefly : NHL

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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