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New York Times, Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Yankees' "$275 million man," informally

Author:
Kristian House
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. House. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times11/30/10 ( No. 22,302 )
Across
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Farm newborn : CALF
5
Yankees' "$275 million man," informally : AROD
9
Test proctor's command : BEGIN
14
Like dental surgery : ORAL
15
"Good one!" : NICE
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Blow the socks off : AMAZE
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___ mater : ALMA
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The "Y" in Y.S.L. : YVES
19
Helicopter part : ROTOR
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Is ranked #1 : TOPSTHELIST
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Bizarre : ODD
24
Climate-change protocol city : KYOTO
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Wee bit : TAD
27
Disney dwarf with glasses : DOC
30
Sign on a construction site fence : POSTNOBILLS
35
Lavatory door sign : INUSE
37
Part of a school year: Abbr. : SEM
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Carrots' plate-mates : PEAS
39
Brief visit along the way : STOPOFF
42
Declines to participate : OPTSOUT
44
___ Sutra : KAMA
45
Play from which the word "robot" comes : RUR
47
Civic maker : HONDA
48
Dry cleaner's fluid : SPOTREMOVER
52
Suffix with slogan : EER
53
Bummed out : SAD
54
Congested area, sometimes : SINUS
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Drinking binge : JAG
59
Megabucks : POTSOFMONEY
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Rig out : EQUIP
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Fodder holder : SILO
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Part of an apple or the earth : CORE
68
Socially polished : SUAVE
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Source of indigo dye : ANIL
70
Solemnly swear : AVOW
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Whip-cracker : TAMER
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Outside of a watermelon : RIND
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Glasgow gal : LASS
Down
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Ulster, for one : COAT
2
Folkie who sang of Alice : ARLO
3
Magic item of folklore : LAMP
4
Toper's back-pocket item : FLASK
5
"Moving on then ..." : ANYHOO
6
Construction fasteners : RIVETS
7
Forest felines : OCELOTS
8
Arnaz of "I Love Lucy" : DESI
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Toper's expense : BARTAB
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Weezer's music genre : EMO
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Cat in una casa : GATO
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Shirt brand : IZOD
13
Dweeby sort : NERD
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Like a universal donor's blood : TYPEO
22
Tread heavily : STOMP
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Toper, slangily : DIPSO
27
PC storage units : DISKS
28
Coming up : ONTAP
29
Andrew of New York politics : CUOMO
31
Prefix with con or classical : NEO
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Honor, on a diploma : LAUDE
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Astronomical red giant : SSTAR
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Tiffs : SPATS
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Corleone who broke Michael's heart : FREDO
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"Fee fi fo ___" : FUM
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Rhythmic humming sound : THRUM
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"William Tell" composer : ROSSINI
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Ice-T or Ice Cube : RAPPER
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Isaac Stern's instrument : VIOLIN
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Wrap around : ENFOLD
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L.A.'s area, for short : SOCAL
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"Surely you ___" : JEST
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Light blue : AQUA
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Island "where America's day begins" : GUAM
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Pre-1917 autocrat : TSAR
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Suddenly bright star : NOVA
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Amor's Greek counterpart : EROS
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Trees yielding archery bow wood : YEWS
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"___ Got a Secret" : IVE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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