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New York Times, Saturday, October 9, 2004

Role for which George Burns won Best Supporting Actor in "The Sunshine Boys"

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times10/9/04 ( No. 20,059 )
Across
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Refusing to give : ADAMANT
8
Part of a place setting : UTENSIL
15
High-crime district : BADAREA
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Half profile? : KENNEDY
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John ___, who directed "The Magnificent Seven" : STURGES
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Role for which George Burns won Best Supporting Actor in "The Sunshine Boys" : ALLEWIS
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Part for five Beethoven sonatas : CELLO
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Suffix with colour : ISE
21
With 51-Down, a common tennis score : ONE
22
Part of a proportional representation? : ISTO
23
"___ missing ..." : SOMETHINGS
27
___ Genevieve, Mo. : STE
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Year of the first Davis Cup matches : MCM
29
Burns's "O Were My Love ___ Lilac Fair" : YON
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Resort south of Tampa : SARASOTASPRINGS
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High school subject : AMERICANHISTORY
38
Fire safety measure : SPRINKLERSYSTEM
39
"___ Deutsch, bitte" (German teacher's request) : AUF
40
After everything : NET
41
Insurrectionist : REB
42
Shifts places? : DRESSRACKS
46
Filmmaker Riefenstahl : LENI
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Harding's 1920 opponent : COX
48
Suffix with tubul- : OSE
49
Italian lover's coo : TIAMO
50
Open : UNLATCH
53
White option : CHABLIS
55
Small and round : PEALIKE
56
Actress Dombasle of French film : ARIELLE
57
Gender-neutral : SEXLESS
58
"Of course!" : WELLYES
Down
1
Distances from the y-axis on a graph : ABSCISSAS
2
Office gadget : DATESTAMP
3
One leaving the band to pursue other interests? : ADULTERER
4
Thomas in entertainment : MARLO
5
It survived the crashing rocks, in myth : ARGO
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Previously : NEE
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Some grad students, for short : TAS
8
Decree : UKASE
9
Old UPI employees : TELETYPISTS
10
Photo reprint option: Abbr. : ENL
11
Bristol-to-Birmingham dir. : NNE
12
Attach, as stripes : SEWON
13
Pointing a finger at : IDING
14
Dissolves, as cells : LYSES
20
Innateness : IMMANENCE
23
Farm workers' protective outerwear : SMOCKFROCKS
24
Of a certain number system : OCTAL
25
Merry-go-round figure, to a child : HORSY
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Some needlework: Abbr. : INITS
31
1987 Nobel Peace Prize recipient : ARIAS
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Drainage site : SINUS
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Lovable 2001 cartoon hero : SHREK
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"I wouldn't say so" : NOTREALLY
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Tom Hanks film, with "The" : GREENMILE
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Mutual relationships : SYMBIOSES
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Big top features? : DCUPS
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Blakley of "Nashville" : RONEE
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Novartis product : EXLAX
45
Remains : ASHES
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Write wrongs : LIBEL
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Detective, at times : TAIL
51
See 21-Across : ALL
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What 21-Across 51-Down is : TIE
53
Harsh sound : CAW
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Longtime Hapsburg domain: Abbr. : HRE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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