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New York Times, Friday, November 12, 2010

One "standing by the ocean's roar," in a 1963 song

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

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times11/12/10 ( No. 22,284 )
Across
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One "standing by the ocean's roar," in a 1963 song : SURFERGIRL
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Fall times: Abbr. : OCTS
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Newton alternative : OREOCOOKIE
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"The Battle Hymn of the Republic" lyricist : HOWE
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Traveler's check : SAFETYBELT
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It might cross 1st, 2nd and 3rd : MAIN
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What's gained after taking off: Abbr. : ALT
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Most fetching : CUTEST
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Letters of discharge? : TNT
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Trough's opposite : CREST
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No slowpoke : DASHER
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Division indicator : SLASH
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Ross Perot's birthplace : TEXARKANA
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Ancient resident of Mexico's Cholula : TOLTEC
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Choir practice? : SINGING
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Chronological threshold : EVE
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Backwash creator : OAR
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Put away : ICE
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It's often in a sling : GIN
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Was present : EXISTED
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Fruit-ripening gas : ETHENE
46
Crassus defeated him : SPARTACUS
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Like jugs : EARED
49
TheraFlu alternative : CONTAC
50
Nürnberg or Neu-Ulm : STADT
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Stock page abbr. : YTD
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Monotonous beating sound : TOMTOM
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Expert on plays : REF
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Piece of cake? : TIER
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"Don't mention it" : MYPLEASURE
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División del día : HORA
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Birth of a notion? : BRAINCHILD
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"Idylls of the King" figure : ENID
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Quartzite and such : SANDSTONES
Down
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1997-99 N.L. strikeout leader : SOSA
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Russia's ___ Airlines : URAL
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Robbed, old-style : REFT
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Scarecrow, to Batman : FOE
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External: Prefix : ECT
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Early car company co-founder : ROYCE
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Lose one's shirt : GOBUST
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1960s R&B backup group, with "the" : IKETTES
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Chafe : RILE
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1983 #1 hit for David Bowie : LETSDANCE
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Omega, to a physicist : OHM
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Aid for not losing one's shirt : COATHANGER
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Like some fighters : TWINENGINE
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Civic rival : SENTRA
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Not scattershot : TARGETED
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Midwest setting: Abbr. : CST
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Slot car controller : RHEOSTAT
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With 45-Down, unisex topper : SKI
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Abbr. in many Québec addresses : STE
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Preparation that makes folks hot? : LOVEPOTION
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Grandson of Catherine the Great : ALEXANDERI
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Top of many a timepiece : XII
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Maze full of dead ends? : CATACOMBS
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Sport, for short : REC
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Jarrett of Nascar : NED
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Old N.Y.C. elevated operator : IRT
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Bunny collector? : DUSTPAN
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See 26-Down : HAT
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Means of splitting stalks? : SCYTHE
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Hard to stir : STOLID
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Periods of prayer? : AMENS
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Pioneering woman lawyer Bradwell : MYRA
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Make unusable : RUIN
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Contemporary of Ngaio : ERLE
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Some badge flashers : FEDS
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"Outstanding, man!" : RAD
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Put-on : ACT
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"The Big C" airer, briefly : SHO

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

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