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New York Times, Friday, December 21, 2007

Actress who was the voice of Duchess in "The Aristocats"

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 106 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York Times12/21/07 ( No. 21,227 )
Across
1
Musical genre that uses a flatted fifth : BEBOP
6
Violin attachments : CHINRESTS
15
It vibrates during snoring : UVULA
16
Novel that nobody reads : AUDIOBOOK
17
Three-time U.S. presidential candidate : NADER
18
Net sales? : ECOMMERCE
19
Multigallon container : GASTANK
21
Grave mound : BARROW
22
Hostage holder : CAPTOR
23
Endearing, as a smile : WINSOME
24
King's successor as S.C.L.C. president : ABERNATHY
27
Shrink : COWER
28
Member of the 500 Home Run Club : SOSA
29
Cannibal of Anglo-Saxon legend : GRENDEL
31
"Science made clear": Cocteau : ART
32
Stole, slangily : BOOSTED
33
Sweetums : LUV
36
Perseveres : HANGSON
37
You may need it going in : VISA
38
Union station? : ALTAR
41
Seven-foot star of 1960s TV : GENTLEBEN
43
They may raise some people's spirits : SEANCES
45
Films that require a lot of shooting? : OATERS
46
Sentence ender : PARDON
47
Their work stinks : TANNERS
49
What a lack of evidence of forced entry might indicate : INSIDEJOB
51
Send to the front? : DRAFT
53
Unchangeable situation : STALEMATE
54
Van ___ ("Jump" band) : HALEN
55
Orthodox Church council : HOLYSYNOD
56
Inception : ONSET
Down
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Roll : BUN
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Actress who was the voice of Duchess in "The Aristocats" : EVAGABOR
3
The Pearl of the Danube : BUDAPEST
4
Sucrose polyester, more familiarly : OLESTRA
5
"Travelin' Thru" singer : PARTON
6
City largely destroyed by the Normandy campaign : CAEN
7
Literary pal of Tom : HUCK
8
Witness statement : IDO
9
Rain clouds : NIMBI
10
Worked one's wiles on : ROMANCED
11
Longtime NBC sports exec : EBERSOL
12
"Man of Constant ___" (old folk standard) : SORROW
13
On the way : TOCOME
14
Stick on the grill : SKEWER
20
One of Ferdinand II's kingdoms : ARAGON
22
House on a hacienda : CASA
23
One of the Marsalis brothers : WYNTON
25
"Wild Thing" band, with "the" : TROGGS
26
1946 Literature Nobelist : HESSE
30
University of North Texas home : DENTON
32
Product lines? : BARCODES
33
Who's left? : LIBERALS
34
Assessment paid only by those who benefit : USERSFEE
35
Moving vehicles : VANS
36
Without apparent effort : HANDILY
37
Bonus Army member : VETERAN
38
Venomous : ASPISH
39
Cabin addition : LEANTO
40
Heel bone, e.g. : TARSAL
42
Bridge declaration : LANDHO
44
"Politics is the ___ of the imagination": Ian McEwan : ENEMY
47
Oz visitor : TOTO
48
Supine, possibly : ABED
50
Dutch painter Steen : JAN
52
"We Know Drama" sloganeer : TNT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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