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New York Times, Friday, December 5, 2003

Nobel-winning father-and-son physicists

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQYZ} Spans: 5, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Wolfe.
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© 2003, The New York Times12/5/03 ( No. 19,750 )

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Across
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Secures, as a bottle cap : TWISTSON
9
Male seals have them : HAREMS
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Helps secretly : ISINCAHOOTSWITH
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Some hoops scores: Abbr. : FTS
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Nobel-winning father-and-son physicists : BOHRS
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Suffix with major : ETTE
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Location identifier: Abbr. : GPS
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Turn right, e.g. : STEER
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About to receive : INFOR
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Get the lead out? : SMELT
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Dr. with a beat : DRE
32
Personal documentaries : VIDEODIARIES
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A pittance, paywise : STARVATIONWAGES
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Something deeply engrained : SECONDNATURE
40
It may come from a crib : COO
43
Actress Taylor : RENEE
44
Burden with more duties : RETAX
45
Smarts : HURTS
47
Entrance requirements, sometimes : IDS
48
Place of fiction : ETTA
49
Top, in a way : ONEUP
53
Comic Philips : EMO
56
Pop-up producer : ELECTRICTOASTER
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Shot putter? : REGISTEREDNURSE
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Their lines are often crossed : STATES
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One way to swim : UPSTREAM
Down
1
Cry before you're off, perhaps : TGIF
2
Expansion target, with "the" : WEST
3
Possible answer to "Really?" : ITIS
4
Juan or José, e.g. : SAN
5
Special attention, for short : TLC
6
Chunks : SLABS
7
Vitellius succeeded him : OTHO
8
Sodium hydroxide, to chemists : NAOH
9
Abbr. used in some town names : HGTS
10
Sportscaster Michaels and others : ALS
11
Keep from drying out : REWET
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Like some copy : EDITED
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Not say clearly : MUTTER
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Earth, e.g. : SPHERE
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Where Bergen is: Abbr. : NOR
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They're leaving : GOERS
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Many mathematicians : PROVERS
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Airline employee : STEWARD
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Drippers : IVS
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Young parasite : NIT
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Substance checker: Abbr. : FDA
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Be a member of, as a committee : SITON
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One of the 61-Across : MAINE
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Chip away at : ERODE
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Actor Mark ___-Baker : LINN
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Freshwater fish : DACE
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Is enough for : SATES
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It may be sucked in : GUT
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Two or more periods : ERA
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Driver's license datum : SEX
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Word accompanying a clink : CHEERS
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Juice source : OUTLET
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Former Nicaraguan leader : ORTEGA
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Unsaid : TACIT
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Popular portable music players : IPODS
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Crumbs : ORTS
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Never: Ger. : NIE
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Almond : ECRU
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Western Athletic Conf. team : UTEP
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Bien-___ (well-being): Fr. : ETRE
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Monument Valley feature : MESA
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Utah city : OREM
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Canadian market inits. : TSE
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Fire ___ : ANT
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California's Point ___ : SUR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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