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New York Times, Friday, February 19, 2016

"A ___ champion never handled sword": "Henry VI, Part I"

Author:
Jacob Stulberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JPQZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Stulberg. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
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© 2016, The New York Times2/19/16 ( No. 24,209 )
Across
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Order : FIAT
5
___ palm : ACAI
9
It's made with syrup : COLA
13
Town near Ireland's Shannon Airport : ENNIS
15
A caller may be on this : HOLD
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Track type : OVAL
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& 18. Italian-born composer : MONTEVERDI
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Something a scow lacks : KEEL
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It's often hooked : BRA
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Carlos the Jackal, for one : NOMDEGUERRE
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Start of a Beatles refrain : OBLADI
25
Eastern titles : SRIS
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___ loss : ATA
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Bars in cars : TIERODS
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"A ___ champion never handled sword": "Henry VI, Part I" : STOUTER
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"Understood" : TENFOUR
33
Danny's love in "Ocean's Eleven" : TESS
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& 35. German-born composer : OFFENBACH
38
Man's name that spells a fruit backward : EMIL
41
Class lists? : SYLLABI
44
Takes one's sweet time : DAWDLES
48
Kind of car or class : ECONOMY
50
2014 Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film : IDA
51
Space cadet's need? : CLUE
53
Prompt : ONTIME
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His first tweet ended "I bless all of you from my heart" : BENEDICTXVI
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What the lowing herd wind slowly o'er, in verse : LEA
58
For the calorie-conscious : LITE
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& 60. Austrian-born composer : SCHOENBERG
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N.B.A. coach Spoelstra : ERIK
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Put on : HOAX
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Spiny shrub : GORSE
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Without : SANS
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Ligurian Sea feeder : ARNO
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North Sea feeder : YSER
Down
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"Austin Powers" villain : FEMBOT
2
Out of this world? : INORBIT
3
Longtime grandmotherly "General Hospital" actress : ANNALEE
4
Short-beaked bird : TIT
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"Aren't you forgetting something?" : AHEM
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Jumble behind a computer desk : CORDS
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Hazel relatives : ALDERS
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"Cool, man!" : IDIGIT
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Popular 9-Across : COKE
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Gorged : OVERATE
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Shakespeare character who says "I dare damnation" : LAERTES
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Paying close attention : ALLEARS
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Retirement party, e.g. : SENDOFF
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Without : VOIDOF
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Tour grp. : USO
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"Happy Days" malt shop owner : ARNOLD
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File certain papers : SUE
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"View From the U.N." memoirist : UTHANT
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Hosp. staffers : RNS
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Cry that's often doubled : BYE
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Place for a bust : ALCOVE
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Doubling up? : CLONING
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Food : EDIBLES
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Port alternative : MADEIRA
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"Sign me up!" : IWANTIN
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Heating equipment : BOILERS
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Put completely (in) : IMMERSE
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TV option, for short : LCD
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Engineer Gray who co-founded Western Electric : ELISHA
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Aid : SUCCOR
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Shepard's role in "The Right Stuff" : YEAGER
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___ Allen Express (Amtrak train in the Northeast) : ETHAN
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Horror movie sounds : EEKS
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Letter ender : XOXO
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"Whew!" : BOY

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

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