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New York Times, Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Musical group, or a hint to the ends of 20-, 37- and 52-Across

Author:
Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stella Zawistowski
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1.61002
Bruce Venzke

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Zawistowski. This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Venzke.
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© 2006, The New York Times11/21/06 ( No. 20,832 )

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Across
1
Entreaty to a subscriber : RENEW
6
TV watcher's seat : SOFA
10
Assignment : TASK
14
Stood : AROSE
15
Linda of "Jekyll & Hyde" : EDER
16
Sad : BLUE
17
___ code : PENAL
18
Nereid, in myth : SEAMAIDEN
20
Generals and such : MILITARYBRASS
22
See red? : OWE
24
Shoe's end : TOE
25
Take part in an auction : BID
26
St. Louis player : RAM
27
Lasted longer than : OUTWORE
30
Figure to shoot for : PAR
33
Ridiculed : GIBED
35
Harem room : ODA
36
Waiter's handout : MENU
37
Song in Disney's "Pinocchio" : IVEGOTNOSTRINGS
41
Architect Saarinen : EERO
42
Actor/humorist Shriner : WIL
43
Rusty Staub or Darryl Strawberry : EXMET
44
Typical G.R.E. takers : SRS
45
Loads and loads of cereal : BOXFULS
48
Monopolist's portion : ALL
49
One working on the margin, briefly? : ARB
50
Prefix with con : NEO
51
Not, to a Scot : NAE
52
Hot, dry weather phenomenon : SANTAANAWINDS
58
Musical group, or a hint to the ends of 20-, 37- and 52-Across : ORCHESTRA
59
Formed for a specific purpose : ADHOC
62
"Later, dude" : CIAO
63
Pitcher : EWER
64
Some have big heads : NAILS
65
Bush adviser Rove : KARL
66
Command to Fido : STAY
67
Aggressive, personalitywise : TYPEA
Down
1
Emulate Eminem : RAP
2
It comes before long : ERE
3
Outsiders to the club : NONMEMBERS
4
Morales of "NYPD Blue" : ESAI
5
Rich : WELLTODO
6
Sonnet part : SESTET
7
Old music halls : ODEA
8
Shake in one's boots : FEAR
9
Certain well-traveled child : ARMYBRAT
10
Car in a Beach Boys song : TBIRD
11
Hawkeye's portrayer : ALDA
12
Doesn't sit still for mistreatment, maybe : SUES
13
Some male dolls : KENS
19
"Irish Rose" lover : ABIE
21
Letters on a chit : IOU
22
Unrestrained revelries : ORGIES
23
Legal release : WAIVER
28
Author of "Mrs. Dalloway" : WOOLF
29
Has too much, for short : ODS
30
What doctors aren't known for : PENMANSHIP
31
German chancellor Merkel : ANGELA
32
Steal some steers : RUSTLE
34
It can ruin team spirit : EGO
36
Stir : MIX
38
What a double is worth on the diamond : TWOBASES
39
Veto : NIX
40
Strong, as a voice : RESONANT
45
Scottish hillside : BRAE
46
Not careful : UNWARY
47
Hawaiian Airlines freebie : LEI
49
Playwright Fugard : ATHOL
52
Punch : SOCK
53
Musical solo : ARIA
54
Neighbor of Va. : NCAR
55
Abbr. on a food container : NTWT
56
Field of study : AREA
57
W.W. II turning point : DDAY
60
Bullfight cheer : OLE
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Gen. Lee's side : CSA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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