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New York Times, Saturday, October 26, 2013

Literary character who says "I'll chase him round Good Hope"

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 79 for Mr. Silk.
Barry C. Silk notes:
PIZZA CRUST was my seed entry for this puzzle. At the time I constructed this puzzle at the end of 2011, PIZZA CRUST, MAN CAVE, HOCKEY ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
Lots of nice vocabulary here. Besides 1A, my favorite entries are CIPHERTEXT, MAN CAVE, HOCKEY MOM, HOT POTATO, LOOK AT THAT, BATTERY ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Barry Silk is one of the most published themeless constructors in the Shortz era, and there's a reason for that: he consistently ... read more
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© 2013, The New York Times10/26/13 ( No. 23,363 )

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Across
1
Domino's bottom? : PIZZACRUST
11
Sing : BLAB
15
Olympic Tower financier : ARIONASSIS
16
Roman marketplaces : FORA
17
Lines to be cracked : CIPHERTEXT
18
Something to hold down : FORT
19
Asian silk center : ASSAM
20
Giving no performances : DARK
22
Aid in getting it together? : KIT
23
Off-limits : NOGO
26
Al Bundy's garage, e.g. : MANCAVE
28
Spot with a talking bear, maybe: Abbr. : PSA
31
XII, perhaps : NOON
33
Hailstorm, e.g. : PELTER
34
Sarah Palin called herself an average one : HOCKEYMOM
37
How fresh paint glistens : WETLY
38
"The Tourist" novelist Steinhauer : OLEN
39
Best final result : APLUS
41
Literary character who says "I'll chase him round Good Hope" : AHAB
42
Kind of horoscope : NATAL
44
Kids' party game : HOTPOTATO
46
Bell heather and tree heath : ERICAS
48
Topic in a world religions course : SECT
49
Follower of Gore? : TEX
50
Like some laptop keyboards : BACKLIT
52
Minable material : DATA
54
Part of un giorno : ORA
55
"I'll send for you ___": Othello : ANON
57
Record held for decades? : OLDIE
61
Swimmer featured in the 2013 film "Blackfish" : ORCA
63
Important stud farm visitors : BROODMARES
66
Ape's lack : TAIL
67
Pre-Raphaelite ideal : ITALIANART
68
Bad side of literature? : HYDE
69
Sings : NAMESNAMES
Down
1
Spotted South American mammal : PACA
2
The white surrounds it : IRIS
3
99+ things in Alaska? : ZIPS
4
2008 title role for Adam Sandler : ZOHAN
5
Buttercup family member : ANEMONE
6
See 8-Down : CAR
7
Letter string : RST
8
With 6-Down, old wheels : USED
9
When hands are extended straight up and down : SIXAM
10
It may be over a foot : TSTRAP
11
Closest bud, briefly : BFF
12
Head-turning cry : LOOKATTHAT
13
Make a fashionable entrance? : ARRIVELATE
14
Its contents provide juice : BATTERYBOX
21
Apprehended : KNEW
24
Big name in Hispanic food : GOYA
25
Juice : OOMPH
27
Sports stud : CLEAT
28
DC transformation location : PHONEBOOTH
29
Collection of green panels : SOLARARRAY
30
CH3COOH : ACETICACID
32
Some pleas, briefly : NOLOS
35
Flair : KNACK
36
Like some colors and cornets : MUTED
40
Grp. concerned with feeding the kitty : SPCA
43
Karaoke stand-in? : LALA
45
Raiser of dogs? : OTTOMAN
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Penalty box, to sports fans : SINBIN
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Trattoria dessert : TORTA
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"32 Flavors" singer Davis, 1998 : ALANA
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"Barney Miller" Emmy winner Pitlik : NOAM
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Armenia's basic monetary unit : DRAM
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French suffix with jardin : IERE
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Proposal figs. : ESTS
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Draught ___ : ALE
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Jubilant cry : OLE
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Trash : DIS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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