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New York Times, Wednesday, February 4, 2004

Author:
Roy Leban
Editor:
Will Shortz
Like the "Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral" lullaby
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Roy Leban

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Leban. Wednesday freshness: 63%
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© 2004, The New York Times2/4/4 ( No. 19,811 )
Across
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Country's McEntire : REBA
5
Professional pitcher : ADMAN
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Atomic groups: Abbr. : MOLS
14
Trash can, e.g., on a computer : ICON
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Lollapalooza : DOOZY
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What Hamlet called Polonius : ARAT
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Late beloved entertainer : BOBKEESHAN
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Steak order : RARE
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Some diner orders : BLTS
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Prince ___ Khan : ALY
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Suffix with prank : STER
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Up to now : ASYET
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Be in the red : OWE
26
Home, sweet or not : ABODE
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17-Across's alias : CAPTAINKANGAROO
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California's San ___ Dam : LUIS
31
Like some phone nos. : RES
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Flight board abbr. : ARR
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Part of a hookah : URN
34
Least amount of caring : FIG
35
Longtime record label : MCA
36
Dandy : FOP
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"My country" follower : TIS
40
"Nice!" : AAH
41
Wine: Prefix : OENO
42
Where 17-Across was inducted in 1990 : CLOWNHALLOFFAME
47
3-D graph line : ZAXIS
48
Last: Abbr. : ULT
49
Violinist Zimbalist : EFREM
50
Declines : EBBS
51
___-Magnon : CRO
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Like community property : OURS
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Lit ___ (college course, slangily) : CRIT
54
17-Across's first national TV show : HOWDYDOODY
58
Repeated call to a dog : HERE
59
Crop up : ARISE
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Biblical shepherd-turned-prophet : AMOS
61
Former Iranian president Bani-___ : SADR
62
Sportscaster Jim : NANTZ
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Handshake's meaning, maybe : DEAL
Down
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Tease : RIB
2
Author Umberto : ECO
3
Hair holder : BOBBYPIN
4
Low socks : ANKLETS
5
Juice drinks : ADES
6
Haircuts : DOS
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Nontraditional haircuts : MOHAWKS
8
Pretty shrub : AZALEA
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Part of a Mad. Ave. address : NYNY
10
Chocolate and almond treat : MARSBAR
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One with a silver tongue : ORATOR
12
1960's TV western : LAREDO
13
Dorm room staple : STEREO
18
James of jazz : ETTA
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Scopes trial grp. : ACLU
24
Suffix with ptero- : SAUR
25
Normal force felt on earth : ONEG
26
Taj Mahal city : AGRA
28
Like the "Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral" lullaby : IRISH
29
Cheesy snack : NACHO
34
Five-spots : FINS
35
Ale ingredient : MALT
36
Dreaded : FEARSOME
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Treater's phrase : ONME
38
Pound piece : POEM
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Popular party game : TWISTER
40
Permit to enter : ALLOWIN
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Like some vehicles : OFFROAD
42
Moravians, e.g. : CZECHS
43
California fossil site : LABREA
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Variety of sandpiper : OXBIRD
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Light show : AURORA
46
Family problem : FEUD
51
Actor Jackie : CHAN
52
Court cry : OYEZ
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Summer clock setting: Abbr. : DST
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___ favor : DOA
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Designer inits. : YSL

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