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New York Times, Friday, February 10, 2012

What Jack got in exchange for a cow, in a children's story

Author:
Barry C. Silk and Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.651215
Barry C. Silk
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1.60011
Brad Wilber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {VZ} This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Silk. This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times2/10/12 ( No. 22,739 )
Across
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Like eaters of humble pie : SHAMED
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Impossible dream : CHIMERA
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Clichéd company claim : WECARE
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Surveilled, say : SHADOWED
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Onetime pickling liquid : ALEGAR
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Pumpkin is rich in it : CAROTENE
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Party makeup? : POLITICALDNA
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Abbr. accompanying some dotted notes : STAC
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Urban planting favorite : GINKGO
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Half the time?: Abbr. : AMS
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Makes less edgy : BLUNTS
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A weather strip may fit into it : TSLOT
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Only Englishman named a Dr. of the Church : STBEDE
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Tony's "Taras Bulba" co-star, 1962 : YUL
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Maneuver : PLOY
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Reckon : TOTALUP
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Producer of a blowout, maybe : POTHOLE
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Danny DeVito's "Throw Momma From the Train" role : OWEN
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Clock stopper, at times : REF
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Good dogs for pulling loads : AKITAS
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Most negligible : LEAST
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Expect : PLANON
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Winged ___ : ELM
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Cobble, perhaps : RESOLE
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More, in ads : XTRA
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Maker of fabrics with intricate designs : JACQUARDLOOM
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Tryst figure : PARAMOUR
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Running quarterly, for short? : COINOP
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A 40-Across will watch for it : FAIRPLAY
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C3H8, e.g. : ALKANE
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Like some words and swords : CROSSED
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Reacted to a punch : REELED
Down
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Alternatives to sales : SWAPS
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Spartan toiler : HELOT
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___ Express : ACELA
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What Jack got in exchange for a cow, in a children's story : MAGICBEANS
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Form of "sum" : ERAT
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Proper : DERIGUEUR
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Attributes (to) : CHALKSUP
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Grand entrance? : HARDG
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Retort of contradiction : IDONOT
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Longtime Dodgers coach Manny : MOTA
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Feta milk source : EWE
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"Footloose" hero McCormack : REN
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Ending for AriZona flavors : ADE
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Hardly abundant : SCANTY
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N.L. Central city : CIN
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Divvy up : ALLOT
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Cabbage : MOOLA
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Ocular irritants : STYES
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"Bad" cholesterol, briefly : LDL
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Inscrutable : SPHINXLIKE
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Tiptoed, say : STOLE
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Spa handout : TOWEL
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Subs : BTEAM
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Body shop offering : LOANERCAR
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Cheerleading outfit? : PEPSQUAD
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A 40-Across may call it : TKO
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Like many bakers' hands : FLOURY
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Walks heavily : TRAMPS
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Resembling : ALA
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Collège, e.g. : ECOLE
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Like the Navajo language : TONAL
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ABC's Arledge : ROONE
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Full of adrenaline : AMPED
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Shocks : JARS
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World's largest fruit company : DOLE
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One-striper, briefly : PFC
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Swiss stream : AAR
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Spanish stream : RIO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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