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New York Times, Tuesday, November 30, 2004

With 48-Across, practical advice for attending the lecture

Author:
Joan Yanofsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Yanofsky.
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© 2004, The New York Times11/30/04 ( No. 20,111 )
Across
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Protrudes : JUTS
5
Stay to the finish : LAST
9
Harness racer : PACER
14
Straddling : ATOP
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Whale of a movie? : ORCA
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Be wild about : ADORE
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Hourly pay : WAGE
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Try to persuade : COAX
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"The Thinker" sculptor : RODIN
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Title of a certain astronomy lecture : HOWVASTISSPACE
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___ de France : ILE
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Auction unit : LOT
25
Fraternal group : MASONS
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Custard dessert : FLAN
31
Part-goat god : PAN
34
Funny Sherman : ALLAN
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Call it a day : QUIT
36
Fill beyond full : SATE
37
With 48-Across, practical advice for attending the lecture : BOOKYOURSEATNOW
40
Tolkien tree creatures : ENTS
41
Bagpiper's wear : KILT
42
Augusta's home : MAINE
43
Bandleader Brown : LES
44
Gullible sorts : SAPS
45
Astaire or Rogers : DANCER
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Roadie's load : AMP
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In great shape : FIT
48
See 37-Across : SPACEISLIMITED
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Yule tune : CAROL
57
Orange component : PULP
58
On the road : AWAY
60
For all to see : OVERT
61
Leap for Lipinski : AXEL
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Veg out : LAZE
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Withdraws gradually : WEANS
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Apportion, with "out" : METE
65
Had down cold : KNEW
Down
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Paleontologist's discovery : JAW
2
Delta Center N.B.A. team : UTAH
3
Like some pizza orders : TOGO
4
Gush forth : SPEW
5
Townies : LOCALS
6
Lost a lap? : AROSE
7
"Vamoose!" : SCAT
8
Hailer's cry : TAXI
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Person of the cloth : PARSON
10
Vote to accept : ADOPT
11
Musical finale : CODA
12
___ the Red : ERIC
13
Director Clair : RENE
21
1992 Joe Pesci title role : VINNY
22
Party offering : SLATE
25
Silents star Normand : MABEL
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Unescorted : ALONE
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Vegas coin-ops : SLOTS
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Producers of 46-Downs : OAKS
29
Rolls up, as a flag : FURLS
30
Shopper's aid : LIST
31
Lose one's cool : PANIC
32
Make amends : ATONE
33
Fresher : NEWER
35
Groucho remark : QUIP
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Mikita of hockey : STAN
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Cousin of a giraffe : OKAPI
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Valuable violin : AMATI
44
Refines, as ore : SMELTS
45
Endearing facial feature : DIMPLE
46
Squirrel's stash : ACORN
47
Boneless cut : FILET
48
Flat-bottomed boat : SCOW
49
Do roadwork : PAVE
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Neck of the woods : AREA
51
Many cyber-ads : SPAM
52
Richness : LUXE
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Spill the beans : TALK
54
Actor McGregor : EWAN
55
Stun : DAZE
59
Bow wood : YEW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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