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New York Times, Saturday, February 14, 2009

1973 musical for which George S. Irving won a Tony for Best Actor

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BJQWZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York Times2/14/09 ( No. 21,648 )
Across
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Unpleasant face covering : EGG
4
"O Fortuna" composer : ORFF
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Notice in a restaurant : NOMSG
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Battery, e.g. : TORT
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Fifth-century pope called "the Great" : LEOI
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1973 musical for which George S. Irving won a Tony for Best Actor : IRENE
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Stat for a state : AREA
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"Can-Can" song : ILOVEPARIS
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Unexpected info source : LEAK
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Edgy? : OUTER
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Member of a NATO land since 2004 : LETT
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Manual component : STEP
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It's all relatives : CLAN
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Old Mideast org. : UAR
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A long one is 12% "longer" than a short one : TON
28
Emulate a woman, in "I Am Woman" : ROAR
32
Aggressive guarding option : MANTOMANDEFENSE
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Bad thing to drive into : ONCOMINGTRAFFIC
38
What some dogs and flaming daredevils do : ROLLONTHEGROUND
39
Winter Olympics maneuver : AXEL
40
Get into : DON
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From left to right: Abbr. : ACR
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Plasma alternatives, briefly : CRTS
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As required : DULY
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It's taken in court : OATH
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Was compelled : HADTO
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Added power, in slang : SOUP
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"Tell me more ..." : PLEASEGOON
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Coin with 12 stars on both the front and back : EURO
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It's often filtered : EMAIL
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Fee-faw-fum : OGRE
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Company V.I.P.'s: Abbr. : SGTS
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Do nothing worthwhile : DALLY
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Minuscule part of a 34-Down: Abbr. : NSEC
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Surprise winner of 1948: Abbr. : HST
Down
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Citation abbreviation : ETAL
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Tusks, e.g. : GORES
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Lionel to Drew Barrymore : GREATUNCLE
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Number between scenes : OLIO
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1941 Disney film based on a Kenneth Grahame story, with "The" : RELUCTANTDRAGON
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They're sold in oversize rolls : FOOTLONGHOTDOGS
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Bygone emporium : FIVEANDTENSTORE
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Autumn arrival : NIP
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Like some confessions : ORAL
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Simple : MERE
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Tizzy : SNIT
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Adventure : GEST
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Result in serious damage : TAKEATOLL
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It follows directions : ERN
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Many an ad : PROMO
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Shakes off new distractions : REFOCUSES
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Away, in a way : ONFURLOUGH
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Clarifying link : ASIN
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Invoice abbr. : RECD
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Third baseman Melvin : MORA
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"He eateth grass as ___": Job 40:15 : ANOX
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See 60-Across: Abbr. : MIN
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Tiny fraction of a foot-pound : ERG
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F on a physics exam : FARAD
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1969 Omar Sharif title role : CHE
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Nomadic dwellings : YURTS
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Piece of punditry : OPED
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Book of Mormon's longest book : ALMA
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Cousin of a greenwing : TEAL
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Approve enthusiastically : HAIL
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"Currently serving" military designation : ONEC
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Blog bit : POST
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Apt to trick : SLY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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