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New York Times, Wednesday, October 5, 2005

With 46-Across, song containing the lyric in this puzzle

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 148 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times10/5/05 ( No. 20,420 )
Across
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Derby features : BRIMS
6
James who wrote "The Postman Always Rings Twice" : CAIN
10
Golden Fleece transporter : ARGO
14
State-named avenues in Washington, essentially : RADII
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Plot part : ACRE
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Zig or zag : VEER
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First-stringers : ATEAM
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Obits, basically : BIOS
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A penny is a small one : ANTE
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Start of a quizzical Bob Seger lyric : WISHIDIDNTKNOW
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"___ chance!" : NOTA
24
Employed pols : INS
25
Pin holders : ETUIS
27
Hams it up for the camera : MUGS
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With 46-Across, song containing the lyric in this puzzle : AGAINST
31
Dowdy one : FRUMP
34
Venomous snake : ASP
35
Mark of mediocrity : CEE
36
Spy novelist Deighton : LEN
37
Lyric, part 2 : NOWWHAT
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H, to Homer : ETA
42
Interject : ADD
43
"Scream" director Craven : WES
44
Performed satisfactorily : DIDOK
46
See 29-Across : THEWIND
49
Buttinsky, e.g. : PEST
51
Wrap brand : SARAN
52
Submit to gravity : SAG
53
Bawls : SOBS
57
End of the lyric : IDIDNTKNOWTHEN
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Race pace : TROT
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Watched warily : EYED
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Good and steamed : IRATE
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Clinton's attorney general : RENO
65
Stage solo : ARIA
66
Lorelei, notably : LURER
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Mideast port : ADEN
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Plenty : TONS
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Passed out : DEALT
Down
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Muscles : BRAWN
2
Pi, for one : RATIO
3
Latin clarifier : IDEST
4
Soccer superstar : MIAHAMM
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California's ___ Valley : SIMI
6
Cruise ship accommodations : CABINS
7
Tums' targets : ACIDS
8
Monopoly token : IRON
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Site for brooding : NEST
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Sporty Studebaker : AVANTI
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Gave up : RENOUNCED
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Figure out : GETWISETO
13
Load from a lode : ORE
21
Go after 13-Down : DIG
22
Mauna ___ Observatory : KEA
26
Fajita filler : STEAK
28
"America's Next Top Model" airer : UPN
29
Shade of blond : ASH
30
Student no. : GPA
31
Heels alternative : FLATS
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Like Lucille Ball : REDHAIRED
33
Too pink, say : UNDERDONE
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Sympathetic sounds : AWS
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Fess (up) : OWN
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Made one : WED
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Passing thoughts, for short? : TDS
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"I swear!" : ITSTRUE
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Be a servant to : WAITON
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Neither Rep. nor Dem. : IND
49
Bamboo lovers : PANDAS
50
Teamwork spoiler : EGO
52
Yarn unit : SKEIN
54
"Butterfield 8" author : OHARA
55
Some kind of nut : BETEL
56
Hägar's dog, in the funnies : SNERT
58
Shipshape : NEAT
59
Newbie : TYRO
60
Feral : WILD
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___-la-la : TRA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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