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New York Times, Tuesday, October 21, 2008

___ T. Firefly, Groucho's role in "Duck Soup"

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 5 This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. Hartman.
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© 2008, The New York Times10/21/08 ( No. 21,532 )
Across
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Many fund-raisers : GALAS
6
Electrical coil inventor : TESLA
11
Seattle-to-Las Vegas dir. : SSE
14
Oversleeper's need : ALARM
15
Parolee, e.g. : EXCON
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All ___ day's work : INA
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"___ With a View" : AROOM
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Warren of the Supreme Court : EARL
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Future J.D.'s : ONELS
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It may be cupped or cuffed : EAR
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Jazz singer Laine : CLEO
31
Kind of tea : HERBAL
35
Topeka hrs. : CST
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Cries of pain : OWS
42
They may make you cry : ONIONS
43
"___ hardly believe it!" : ICAN
44
___, amas, amat ... : AMO
45
Contradict : BELIE
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53
Myanmar neighbor : LAOS
54
Relatives of nieces : AUNTS
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Sugar Loaf Mountain site, briefly : RIO
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Poppy product : OPIUM
64
Five o'clock shadow remover : RAZOR
65
___ Lingus : AER
66
Impertinent : SASSY
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Space shuttle gasket : ORING
Down
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It's dispensed from a hose : GAS
2
Remodeled Clay? : ALI
3
Lenient : LAX
4
Public hangings? : ART
5
Dirty tricks on the campaign trail : SMEARS
6
:50 : TENOF
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Shower with praise : EXTOL
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Dolt : SCHMO
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Online chuckle : LOL
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"Wheel of Fortune" purchase : ANE
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Instrument played by George Harrison : SITAR
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Bergen dummy : SNERD
13
Jumping the gun : EARLY
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Suffix with ranch : ERO
19
Eye drop : TEAR
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Boxer Graziano, formally : ROCCO
23
Holiday visitor, maybe : INLAW
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#2's : VEEPS
25
"The Time Machine" race : ELOI
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The squares of "three squares" : MEALS
27
Event for Cinderella : BALL
31
Making the dean's list, e.g. : HONOR
32
QB Manning : ELI
33
Sigma preceder : RHO
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Big box : BIN
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The four seasons, e.g. : CYCLE
36
Where Rioja wine comes from : SPAIN
37
Doctrine : TENET
39
Heavy volume : TOME
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Like a game heading into extra innings : TIED
44
Reply to "Are not!" : AMSO
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Champs-Élysées sight : BISTRO
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Plant life : FLORA
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Jack of "The Great Dictator" : OAKIE
48
Helicopter part : ROTOR
49
City of Light : PARIS
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___ T. Firefly, Groucho's role in "Duck Soup" : RUFUS
51
Any Hatfield, to a McCoy : ENEMY
52
MapQuest quests?: Abbr. : STS
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Jackson and Derek : BOS
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Air quality org. : EPA
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Driveway topper : TAR
59
Submachine gun : UZI
60
Dijon denial : NON
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Work unit : ERG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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