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New York Times, Monday, October 18, 2010

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 50 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

There is a rare error at 5 Across. "I'll never be hungry again" is Scarlett's last line before intermission but she has plenty more to say after the popcorn break.

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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1018 ( 22,259 )
Across
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Officials behind batters : UMPS
5
Scarlett whose final film words are "I'll never be hungry again" : OHARA
10
Dame Hess at a piano : MYRA
14
What to call a king : SIRE
15
Caution light's color : AMBER
16
Chick's chirp : PEEP
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Preowned : USED
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Where Jodie lives? : FOSTERHOME
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Survey a second time : REMAP
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___ de cologne : EAU
23
To the ___ (fully) : MAX
24
With 53-Across, where Victoria lives? : PRINCIPAL
28
Say "Boo!" to, say : SCARE
30
Ernie on the links : ELS
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Moonshine device : STILL
32
Dirty dishes often collect in them : SINKS
33
Hair colorers : DYES
35
Weekly TV show with guest hosts, for short : SNL
36
Broadcast : AIR
37
Where Donna lives? : SUMMERPLACE
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A clown might get it in the face : PIE
42
Jr.'s son : III
43
Heady brews : ALES
46
Current conductors : WIRES
49
Rachel Maddow's network : MSNBC
51
Singleton : ONE
52
Nonreactive, chemically : INERT
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See 24-Across : RESIDENCE
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Co. with a lot of connections? : ISP
56
Inexact no. : EST
58
Multigenerational stories : SAGAS
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Where Sally lives? : FIELDHOUSE
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Starchy tropical root : TARO
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Not working : IDLE
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Camel caravan's stop : OASIS
67
"You too?" à la Caesar : ETTU
68
Trial run : TEST
69
Scents : ODORS
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Well-kept : NEAT
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Seized, as the throne : USURPED
2
Scroogelike : MISERLY
3
Debaters' basic assumptions : PREMISES
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Many a family car : SEDAN
5
Clodhopper : OAF
6
Payer of some hosp. bills : HMO
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"Washboard" muscles : ABS
8
Give a new version of, as a story : RETELL
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Square footage : AREA
10
Dashboard abbr. : MPH
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Royal attendant in a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta : YEOMAN
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Comment : REMARK
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Uppermost points : APEXES
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Moscow's land : RUSSIA
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Dell or Toshiba products, for short : PCS
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"Who's there?" response : ITSME
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"Knotty" wood : PINE
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Cry from a bailiff when a judge walks in : ALLRISE
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Around, in a date : CIRCA
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"Fantastic!" : SUPER
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Cover story : ALIBI
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Covered with a fine spray : MISTED
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Bowlers' targets : PINS
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Stretch : ELONGATE
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Former Web reference from Microsoft : ENCARTA
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Ushers to the exit : SEESOUT
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Nintendo product for the gym-averse, maybe : WIIFIT
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Not outdoors : INSIDE
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Disgusts : REPELS
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Wild-riding squire of "The Wind in the Willows" : MRTOAD
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Savings acct. alternatives : CDS
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Consumed : EATEN
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"Scram!" : SHOO
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Permit : LET
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Troops' support grp. : USO
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Walter Raleigh or Walter Scott : SIR
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Twisty road curve : ESS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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