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New York Times, Saturday, October 29, 2011

Pop trio with the 1964 hit "Bread and Butter," with "the"

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York Times10/29/11 ( No. 22,635 )
Across
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Coffee shop, often : WIFIHOTSPOT
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"Sid the Science Kid" network : PBS
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Stops being infantile : ACTSONESAGE
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Pianist Stein : IRA
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Producer of shooting stars : ROMANCANDLE
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Ado Annie, e.g. : GAL
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Pentagon-to-Lincoln Memorial dir. : NNE
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Aid in relieving xerostomia : GUM
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Breaks up : ENDSIT
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Bullish declaration : ICAN
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What has made some people miss the mark? : EURO
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Pungent dressing : AIOLI
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Barely visible art collection? : NUDES
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Polynesian port, when doubled : PAGO
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Game player's concern : RULE
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Stopped being infantile : GREWUP
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Part of the Buchanan High faculty : MRKOTTER
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Certain preserved strips : BEEFJERKY
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Shape preserver, of a sort : SHOETREE
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Not so stuffy : AIRIER
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Banks with many spreads : TYRA
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Pack of lifesavers? : EMTS
50
With 1-Down, good thing to have for a tornado : EARLY
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Does some piece work : EDITS
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"Mottke the Thief" novelist, 1935 : ASCH
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Music critic's concern : TONE
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Scored very quickly? : PRESTO
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It holds the line : ROD
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British big shot : NOB
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Love : HON
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Its title character is Manrico : ILTROVATORE
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Contact info spec. : EXT
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March locale : PARADEROUTE
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Clinton was its first gov. : NYS
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Attachable bulletin : ENEWSLETTER
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See 50-Across : WARNING
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"Ditto" : ICONCUR
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Base in Anne Arundel County: Abbr. : FTMEADE
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Metaphor middle : ISA
5
"Wayne's World 2" actor James : HONG
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How orchestra members enter : ONCUE
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Band : TEAMUP
8
Subj. of the Privacy Act of 1974 : SSN
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Holder of notes : PAD
10
Look like a sleaze : OGLE
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Mrs. Mulder on "The X-Files" : TEENA
12
Gorges : PIGSOUT
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It has many tangible points : BRAILLE
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Having more four-letter words : SALTIER
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Fink : DIRTYRAT
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Pop trio with the 1964 hit "Bread and Butter," with "the" : NEWBEATS
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Aircraft propellers without moving parts : RAMJETS
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Damsel distresser : OGRE
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Cake makeup for a feeder : SUET
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Southern side : OKRA
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Old man of Orléans : PERE
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Ado Annie, e.g. : OKIE
39
Damage-assessing grp. : FEMA
40
King with revolting subjects : STEPHEN
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Like citric acid and lactic acid : HYDROXY
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Points : ORIENTS
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Resolve : IRONOUT
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Land above the Río Bravo : ELNORTE
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Cousin of kvass : RYEBEER
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Splits for cooking, as fish : SCRODS
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Mushroom supporter : STIPE
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Shack : HOVEL
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Wang Lung's wife, in literature : OLAN
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Playground provocation : DARE
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Italian TV channel : TRE
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Some kind of nerve? : RAW
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Rattle holder : TOT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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