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New York Times, Friday, October 23, 2009

One-named singer with the 2008 Grammy for Best New Artist

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

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York Times10/23/09 ( No. 21,899 )
Across
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They may be seen with tails : TOPHATS
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Piece project? : JIGSAW
14
Some breezy Top 40 songs : EUROPOP
15
Locale of a Penn State campus : ALTOONA
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Spendthrift's antithesis : STINTER
17
Natural history museum subject : ZOOLOGY
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A kid may be told to watch it : TONE
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Philippic : RANT
21
Mythical Hun king : ATLI
22
One might be promoted to cpl. : PFC
23
National park with the Pink Cliffs : BRYCECANYON
26
One-named singer with the 2008 Grammy for Best New Artist : ADELE
28
Converted from coal via distillation : COKED
29
Tibia neighbors : PATELLAS
31
1980s El Salvadoran president : DUARTE
36
Many a King's Scholar : ETONIAN
37
They won't cover your back : HALTERS
38
Hand over : RENDER
39
One skilled at mimicry : PARAKEET
40
Dragging sound : VROOM
42
Government, often : TAXER
43
Washington locale : VALLEYFORGE
48
Sacrifice site, in Siena : ARA
49
Start of a song that ends with "brave" : OSAY
50
___ Sea, modern site of ship graveyards : ARAL
51
1979 exile to Saudi Arabia : AMIN
52
Acronym for a kind of PC video screen display : WYSIWYG
55
Pusher's activity : DEALING
57
Title girl in a 1968 Turtles hit : ELENORE
58
Reachable : INRANGE
59
They don't move quickly : LARGOS
60
Identity : ONENESS
Down
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Often-dreaded handout : TESTPAPER
2
Like Windows 95, e.g. : OUTOFDATE
3
Tigers' place : PRINCETON
4
Opposite of dull : HONE
5
Quick : APT
6
Pope statement opener : TOERR
7
Mist generator : SPRAYCAN
8
Quadruple-platinum 2001 album : JLO
9
Klugman's "Quincy, M.E." co-star : ITO
10
___ Heights : GOLAN
11
Blackened : SOOTY
12
___-Egyptian Sudan : ANGLO
13
Door : WAYIN
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2001-05 Pontiac made in Mexico : AZTEK
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Mil. E-4 to E-9 : NCOS
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Hold : BELIEVE
24
Cone bearer : CEDAR
25
Fancy to a fault : ADULATE
27
Advance : LEND
30
Fine with the Stooges : LARRY
32
Aleutian island : ATKA
33
Take another good look at : REEXAMINE
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They help with dating : TREERINGS
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Turns away : ESTRANGES
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Hobby with call signs : HAMRADIO
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Below C level? : POOR
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18 or 21, typically : OFAGE
43
One of an au pair? : VOWEL
44
Shelters : ASYLA
45
Option for some surgeries : LASER
46
Two-faced : LYING
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Actor Ford of "Gilda" : GLENN
51
Actor Ford of "Snatch" : ALAN
53
Shower with gifts, say : WOO
54
Representation of 34-Down: Abbr. : YRS
56
"___ not!" : ARE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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