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New York Times, Saturday, October 31, 2015

Classic 1971 album that closes with "Riders on the Storm"

Author:
Peter Wentz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Wentz

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Wentz.
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© 2015, The New York Times10/31/15 ( No. 24,098 )

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Soft top : BERET
6
Diner stack : FLAPJACKS
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Eating at the bar, perhaps : ALONE
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Simple, simple, simple : EASYASABC
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Blueprint notation : SCALE
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Overrun : SWARMINTO
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Invited over for coffee, say : HADIN
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Aural measure : SONE
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Charlie Brown, e.g. : TOON
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Accident figures, for short : EMTS
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Coldwell Banker competitor : REMAX
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"Radiolab" producer : WNYC
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Light fountain selections : DIETSODAS
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1946 Goethe Prize winner : HESSE
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Progressive business: Abbr. : INS
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Word that can be common : NOUN
30
Considerably : FAR
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Bid for a balanced hand : NOTRUMP
33
What clones share : GENESET
37
Planks work them : ABS
38
Dope, say : DRUG
39
"What's that?" : HUH
40
Gangsta rap characters : THUGS
43
One to one, e.g. : TIEDSCORE
45
Site of an arrangement : VASE
46
Dance floor abilities : MOVES
47
Attention-grabbing riff, perhaps : HOOK
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Former Baath Party stronghold : IRAQ
49
White matter component : AXON
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Gaynor with the one-woman show "Razzle Dazzle!" : MITZI
51
Look to do some character assassination : DIGUPDIRT
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Johnny who used to cry "Come on down!" : OLSON
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Deferential respect : OBEISANCE
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Short, sharp, metallic sound : PLINK
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Like the explorer Henry Hudson : LOSTATSEA
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___ Park : ESTES
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Knocked down : BASHEDIN
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1960s-'80s Chevrolet coupe utility vehicle : ELCAMINO
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Car and Driver assignment : ROADTEST
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Secure, as help : ENLIST
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Many a Snapchat user : TEEN
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Came clean : FESSEDUP
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Classic 1971 album that closes with "Riders on the Storm" : LAWOMAN
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Ways of sitting in yoga : ASANAS
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Test tube material : PYREX
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Get stuck : JAM
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In a manner of speaking : ASITWERE
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Some printers : CANONS
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Former chain store for kids : KBTOYS
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Decorative fixture : SCONCE
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Shares quarters (with) : ROOMS
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Academy omissions : SNUBS
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Socializes (with) : HANGS
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Rows that run deep : FEUDS
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Suddenly and angrily stop playing a game, in modern lingo : RAGEQUIT
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Healthful beverage high in antioxidants : GREENTEA
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Puts up a jumper, say : SHOOTSIT
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Western union locale? : EUROZONE
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British Invasion group : THEKINKS
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Possible consequence of cheating : DIVORCE
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Soap dish, possibly? : TVIDOL
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Candy company that makes gummy bears : HARIBO
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Linguists study them : USAGES
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Targets of a so-called "juice cleanse" : TOXINS
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Mellows out : CHILLS
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Hardly pleased with : MADAT
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Sulk : MOPE
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"It Can Wait" spot, e.g. : PSA

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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