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New York Times, Friday, February 3, 2012

Author:
Joel Kaplow
Editor:
Will Shortz
Title matchmaker of early 19th-century literature
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Joel Kaplow

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJKQXZ} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Kaplow. Friday freshness: 4%
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© 2012, The New York Times2/3/12 ( No. 22,732 )
Across
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Title matchmaker of early 19th-century literature : EMMA
5
Drifting type : HOBO
9
Some help : AHAND
14
With 21-Across, ship out? : SAIL
15
Britain's Douglas-Home : ALEC
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Need for a 17-Across : VOICE
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Special delivery of a sort : SINGINGTELEGRAM
20
Fluoride, e.g. : ANION
21
See 14-Across : AWAY
22
Spots for rubs and scrubs : SPAS
23
Is homesick, say : YEARNS
25
"Oedipe" opera composer, 1936 : ENESCO
27
Response to being tickled : TEEHEE
29
They often have quiet eyes : STORMS
32
Moo ___ : SHU
34
Santa's checking things : REINS
36
N.F.L. QB Kyle : ORTON
37
Revolutionary Tribunal casualty : MARIEANTOINETTE
40
Verdugo of "Marcus Welby, M.D." : ELENA
41
Oxford attachment? : SHIRE
42
Automne follows it : ETE
43
Fort's steep slope : ESCARP
45
Click beetle : ELATER
47
Go at : ASSAIL
49
98.6°, say : NORMAL
52
Korean War outbreak year : MCML
54
Starchy : PRIM
56
African antelope : ORIBI
57
Discovery of Vitus Bering before his shipwreck : ALEUTIANISLANDS
60
Paavo ___, track's Flying Finn : NURMI
61
"Live at Red Rocks" pianist : TESH
62
Under tension : TAUT
63
Some tides : NEAPS
64
City in Padua province : ESTE
65
Shakespeare title contraction : ALLS
Down
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Steele work : ESSAY
2
Where "ayuh" is an affirmative : MAINE
3
What 007 might shoot with : MINIATURECAMERA
4
He declared "The planet has a fever" : ALGORE
5
Largest ethnic group in China : HAN
6
Pasternak mistress Ivinskaya : OLGA
7
Implicatively : BETWEENTHELINES
8
Large quantity : OCEAN
9
GPS screen abbr. : AVE
10
Curling rink line seven yards from the tee : HOGSCORE
11
Destination after a touchdown : AIRPORTTERMINAL
12
Scholarship-offering org. : NCAA
13
4-Down's grp. : DEMS
18
Semicircular canals' locales : INNEREARS
19
Burning solutions : LYES
24
2008 demolition target : SHEA
26
Eolith or neolith : STONETOOL
28
Fifth of fünf : EINS
30
Glam rock's ___ the Hoople : MOTT
31
Old dagger : SNEE
32
Hook helper : SMEE
33
Dutch Golden Age painter : HALS
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Dirty : SOIL
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Experiencing down time : INASLUMP
39
Home of Sistan and Baluchestan : IRAN
44
Spanish term of endearment : PAPI
46
Printed slips : ERRATA
48
Really put out : IRATE
50
"The X Factor" panelist : ABDUL
51
Things Santa checks : LISTS
52
"Doctor Faustus" novelist : MANN
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Footprint or fingerprint, say : CLUE
55
Tears can create one : MIST
58
"Indeedy" : TIS
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"___ Cried" (1962 hit song) : SHE

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