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New York Times, Friday, December 29, 2006

"The Phil Harris-Alice ___ Show" of 1940's-50's radio

Author:
Seth A. Abel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Seth A. Abel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Abel.
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© 2006, The New York Times12/29/06 ( No. 20,870 )
Across
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"Have some" : TRYIT
6
Slate, e.g., informally : EMAG
10
One to grow on? : PLOT
14
Whom a leader follows : NOONE
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Recently departed : LATE
16
Unfrequented : LONE
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Expected : USUAL
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Weightlifter? : DIET
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Not just surmise : AVER
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Insult from a fashionista : THATSSOLASTYEAR
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KNO3 : NITER
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Prayer wish : MIRACLE
25
Lair : HIDEAWAY
28
Runner in "The Sun Also Rises" : TORO
29
"Stuart Little" inits. : EBW
30
Less refined : RUDER
32
Part of some joints : TENON
35
Cadbury Schweppes brand : NEHI
37
They couldn't be further apart : POLES
39
Like the sea : AQUA
40
Rancher's charge : STOCK
42
Bugged, with "on" : SPIED
44
Spigot site, maybe : URN
45
Move easily : SAIL
47
16th-century Spanish mystic : STTERESA
49
Conference planners' needs : AGENDAS
52
Pioneer in the math of sudoku : EULER
53
Bartender's query : WHATSYOURPOISON
57
Makeshift pencil holders : EARS
58
1814 Byron poem : LARA
59
Gas bill factor : USAGE
60
"Lean ___" : ONME
61
Not name : OMIT
62
Pushes : SELLS
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"The Phil Harris-Alice ___ Show" of 1940's-50's radio : FAYE
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Hip : WISE
65
Namesakes of Perry's creator : ERLES
Down
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Bit of hardware : TNUT
2
Hebrew for "beginning" : ROSH
3
Retort to an improbable threat : YOUANDWHOSEARMY
4
Drawn : INATIE
5
Newsmaker in space, 1962 : TELSTAR
6
Bygone Cadillacs : ELDORADOS
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Send off : MAIL
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First string : ATEAM
9
Is in on the joke : GETSIT
10
Romper room : PLAYAREA
11
Starry-eyed sentiment : LOVECONQUERSALL
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10-year-old Oscar winner of 1973 : ONEAL
13
Land overseas : TERRE
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Clinch : SEWUP
22
Bring (out) : TROT
25
Some lobsters : HENS
26
"Ri-i-ight" : IBET
27
Pound sounds : YELPS
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Emphasize, in a way : REITERATE
33
Partners' word : OURS
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Tot watcher : NANA
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"It's dark in here!" : ICANTSEE
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Frame job : SETUP
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Farm young : KIDS
43
Nitpick? : DELOUSE
46
Knock down : LAYLOW
48
Hunt's sitcom co-star : REISER
49
Wowed by, after "in" : AWEOF
50
Home of the Ashanti : GHANA
51
Copycat's comment : SOAMI
54
"Redemption" novelist, 1995 : URIS
55
Eye : OGLE
56
Sad ending? : NESS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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