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New York Times, Friday, December 3, 2010

1959 Broadway hit with the song "All I Need Is the Girl"

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Ginsberg.
Jeff Chen notes:

This puzzle can be seen during the pilot episode of "Perception" on TNT.

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© 2010, The New York Times12/3/10 ( No. 22,305 )
Across
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German superhighway connecting the Ruhr with Berlin : ATWO
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Where the Beatles opened their 1965 North American tour : SHEA
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Mountain climber? : TBAR
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Sleuth's quest : LEAD
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Hang loose : CHILL
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Our genus : HOMO
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Like some communication : TELEPHONIC
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Shady group? : ELMS
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Going ___ : APE
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Weight or freight : LOAD
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Road hog? : HARLEY
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Computer action of last resort : RESTART
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Definitely not a company man? : HERMIT
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Endangered Arctic presence : SEAICE
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Cabbageheads : LUMMOXES
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How a toddler eats : MESSILY
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Knit alternative : PURL
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Out : FREED
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Spade, e.g., for short : TEC
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1959 Broadway hit with the song "All I Need Is the Girl" : GYPSY
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Rolling stone? : LAVA
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"The powerful scent of real clean" sloganeer : PINESOL
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They're set in place settings : UTENSILS
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Edible clam : QUAHOG
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Put right? : INDENT
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What snake oil is, supposedly : CUREALL
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Chucked out : BOOTED
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Pointed encouragement : GOAD
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Largest labor union in the U.S. : NEA
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"___ quote ..." : ANDI
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Game time? : OPENSEASON
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Angel Cheryl : LADD
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Elizabethan barmaid : WENCH
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What some hearts are made of : GOLD
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Or ___ : ELSE
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Ambassador of old autodom : NASH
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Home of a Big 12 school : AMES
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Service centers? : ALTARS
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Home on the range : TEEPEE
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Shipyard worker fired in 1976 : WALESA
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Lyricist's offering : ODE
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Young hog : SHOAT
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Back : HIND
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2010 title role for Denzel Washington : ELI
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13-, 20-, 49- and 57-Across, commonly? : ALCHEMY
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Where Persia defeated Sparta in 480 B.C. : THERMOPYLAE
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Bungle : BOLLIXUP
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Evaluators of current events? : AMMETERS
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Positive : ROSY
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Walking the dog and others : CHORES
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Found a job for : PLACED
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Tentacle : ARM
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They won't wait, in a phrase : TIMEANDTIDE
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Tom of "Animal House" : HULCE
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They're put on many cars : LIENS
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Rocky, really : SLY
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It may help you make big strides : STILT
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W.H.O. concern : FLU
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Reasoned : RATIONAL
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Oxymoronic chances : EVENODDS
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Haitian currency : GOURDE
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Define clearly : PINDOWN
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Game played with a dotted ball : SQUASH
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Get it : SEE
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Victorian taxi : HANSOM
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Soccer cheer : OLEOLE
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Secretive group? : GLANDS
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Beach souvenir : CONCH
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It may be tied up in farmwork : BALE
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Washington, Grant and others: Abbr. : GENS
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Snow ___ : PEA
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Ottoman officer : AGA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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