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New York Times, Thursday, February 24, 2011

Author:
Gary Cee
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary Cee

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Cee. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0224 ( 22,388 )

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Zapper's casualty : GNAT
5
Rodgers and Hart's "___ to Be Unhappy" : GLAD
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Malapropos : INAPT
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Event starting at 2 a.m., maybe : RAVE
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Shankar who played at the Concert for Bangladesh, 1971 : RAVI
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Newswoman O'Donnell : NORAH
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Pass over : OMIT
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Blood-related : AKIN
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Lit : AFIRE
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End of a 1978 new-wave album title : WEAREDEVO
22
Beat : WEARY
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Mark up : NOTATE
24
Embalming chemical : PHENOL
25
Single at the beginning? : UNI
26
Italian bitters : CAMPARI
30
QE2's domain: Abbr. : ATL
31
Low jack? : PEON
33
Met's 1969 World Series rival : ORIOLE
35
Fashion rule for the liberated ... or one of four arrangements found literally in this puzzle : NOUNDERWEAR
39
Other half : SPOUSE
40
The "20" in "Drop and give me 20!" : REPS
43
Lötschberg Tunnel locale : ALP
46
Body of water named for an English explorer : ROSSSEA
49
Dithery, with "up" : HET
50
"The ___ o' the Green" (old Irish ballad) : WEARIN
52
"Really!" : ISWEAR
54
God of the south wind : NOTUS
55
Elvis instrument now in the Country Music Hall of Fame : GOLDPIANO
58
Muscovite prince known as "Moneybag" : IVANI
59
Instrument for Johann Jacob Bach : OBOE
60
Shellac : DRUB
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Word on a lens cap : NIKON
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Hereabout : NEAR
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House of ___ (European princely dynasty) : ESTE
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Cleaning, as if for military inspection : GIING
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Recess sites, at times : GYMS
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Storied loch : NESS
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Big, now : GROWNUP
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"Give me an example" : NAMEONE
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F.A.A. center : AVIATION
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Vampire ___ (fanged fish) : TETRA
5
Tops : GRADEA
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It may be skimmed over : LAKE
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Natural history museum exhibit, for short : DINO
9
Shortly : INAWHILE
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Apartment ad come-on : NOFEE
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Afghanistan's national airline : ARIANA
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Quote by rote : PARROT
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"___ never know" : THEYLL
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Abbr. for those who didn't make the list : ETC
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Ferry's front : PROW
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___ vivendi : MODUS
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Imperative in an automated telephone message : PRESS
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Buenos ___ : AIRES
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Directory listings: Abbr. : NOS
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Bud's place : EAR
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Rebellion : UPRISING
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XII, maybe : NOON
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Run through : REHEARSE
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Brown strip : PEANUTS
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Balls at balls? : STROBES
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Overhang : AWNING
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10th-century pope interred at St. Peter's Basilica : LEOVII
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New York governor before Spitzer : PATAKI
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Ducks for cover? : EIDERS
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Guido Reni painting "Cleopatra With the ___" : ASP
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Ramble : RUNON
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Dilate : WIDEN
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Sound heard at the end of "Bohemian Rhapsody" : GONG
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Not rock the boat : OBEY
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Gardener's bagful : LOAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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