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New York Times, Friday, November 29, 2013

48-Down : Hartmann of talk radio

Author:
Ned White
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. White.
Will Shortz notes:
A very handsome construction today. My favorite entries are PUDDY TAT, KELLOGG'S, JEWISH RYE, MINT JELLY, COOL IT, ONE OR TWO, MEL ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I really enjoyed corresponding with Ned. He declined to write a Constructor Note for this particular puzzle, but we had some ... read more
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© 2013, The New York Times11/29/13 ( No. 23,397 )
Across
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Cartoon canary's bane : PUDDYTAT
9
Lymph liquid : PLASM
14
Launch : INITIATE
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Many a predictable plot : CLICHE
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Rests : LIESDOWN
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One with a game collection, maybe : HUNTER
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Gate announcement, briefly : ETD
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Longtime model Parkinson of "The Price Is Right" : DIAN
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One with a game collection : ARCADE
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Home to Bar-Ilan Univ. : ISR
22
Grp. supported by 17-Acrosses : NRA
23
Something groundbreaking : AFIRST
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Post rival : KELLOGGS
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"That is so obvious!" : NODUH
33
What corned beef is often served on : JEWISHRYE
34
Weights, to a weightlifter : IRON
35
Heart-felt thing? : PULSE
36
Where to take stock? : BARN
37
Lamb accompaniment : MINTJELLY
39
Shade similar to bay : COCOA
40
One getting into briefs? : ATTORNEY
41
Least brazen : COYEST
42
"Eldorado" inits. : EAP
43
Forbid : BAR
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Urban phenomenon : SPRAWL
48
Coastal diver : TERN
49
Sun Devil Stadium's sch. : ASU
52
Chill : COOLIT
53
Labor leader? : HERCULES
55
Ray Charles's Georgia birthplace : ALBANY
56
A sprinkling : ONEORTWO
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Inc. magazine topic : REORG
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Voice of 1-Across : MELBLANC
Down
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Ton : PILE
2
Ton, e.g. : UNIT
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Quit running : DIED
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Detoxing woe : DTS
5
Bagel source? : YIDDISH
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Many a Taiwanese : TAOIST
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More than bickering : ATWAR
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It has eight neighbors: Abbr. : TENN
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Stars and stripes, say : PLURALS
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Tod's sidekick on "Route 66" : LINC
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Court records : ACTA
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Hammer and sickle holder, maybe : SHED
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Trivial : MERE
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Delta lead-in : CHARLIE
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Like many holiday letters : NEWSY
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Jungian principle : ANIMA
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In favor of the idea : FORIT
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Words before know and care : IDONT
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Total : RUNTO
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See 29-Down : KELLY
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Sarcastic "I can't wait" : OHBOY
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With 27-Down, her last film was "High Society" : GRACE
30
Some food festival fare : GYROS
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French body of law? : SENAT
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Derby favorite : JULEP
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10 or 15 yards, say : PENALTY
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One shot in a cliffhanger : JREWING
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Inner ear? : CORNCOB
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Stall near the stacks : CARREL
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Designer Geoffrey : BEENE
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Evidence of damage : SCAR
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John Paul II, e.g. : POLE
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___-call : ROBO
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Creator of bad apples? : ALAR
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Hartmann of talk radio : THOM
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Mont. neighbor : ALTA
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Wrapped (up) : SEWN
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Grp. with national antidoping rules : USOC
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It might end in "mil" : URL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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