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100 YEARS AGO

New York Times, Sunday, March 11, 2012

With 88-Across, 1960 musical partly about the 63-Across, with "The"

Author:
Victor Fleming and John Dunn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Victor Fleming
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John Dunn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Fleming. This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Dunn.
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© 2012, The New York Times3/11/12 ( No. 22,769 )
Across
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"Hansel and Gretel" figure : HAG
4
Collection of sketches, for short : SNL
7
Kind of port : USB
10
Like most of the Swiss flag : RED
13
Kind of trail : VAPOR
18
Gobbled down : INHALED
20
Provide for : NURTURE
22
Give out one's address? : ORATE
23
Northern bird : SNOWOWL
24
___ nerve : SCIATIC
25
Quidnunc : YENTA
26
Saunter with style : SASHAY
27
American millionaire lost with the 63-Across : JOHNJACOBASTOR
29
Two-time All-Star Martinez : TINO
30
Like a friendly dog's tail : AWAG
31
Kind of trip : EGO
32
Medical pioneer Sir William : OSLER
33
With 88-Across, 1960 musical partly about the 63-Across, with "The" : UNSINKABLE
38
___ blood-typing : ABO
41
Fraternal org. : BPOE
42
Family : KIN
44
Land in Central America : TIERRA
45
[Like that!] : SNAP
46
Dolt : OAF
47
Big name in lawn products : SCOTTS
50
Singer Winans : CECE
51
Recover, as a sunken ship : RAISE
52
Old PC screen : CRT
53
Takes the crown in : WINSAT
54
Plays, with "in" : OPTS
55
Cager Baylor : ELGIN
56
Letter earner : ATHLETE
58
Generation ___ : XER
60
Collect dust : SIT
61
Science fiction author Frederik : POHL
62
Start of a children's rhyme : EENY
63
Theme of this puzzle : TITANIC
65
Transmitted, as an S O S : SENT
66
Wise off to : SASS
67
Landscaper's buy : SOD
68
Monopoly token : HAT
69
Like tsunami-affected areas : COASTAL
72
Nobelist poet Neruda : PABLO
73
Classic black-and-white film featuring gigantic irradiated ants : THEM
75
Peeved : PUTOUT
77
Some tubes carry them : OVA
78
Arrive by plane : FLYIN
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Prefix with plane : AERO
80
Gushes : SPURTS
81
Cartoon canine : REN
82
Detective's assignment : CASE
83
What scattered things are said to be all over : THEMAP
85
"Don't think so" : NAH
86
Maritime danger : BERG
87
Radical '60s org. : SDS
88
See 33-Across : MOLLYBROWN
91
Some reuniongoers : ALUMS
93
Summer cooler : FAN
94
"___ Walked Into My Life" ("Mame" song) : IFHE
95
Moon feature : MARE
96
What the 63-Across crossed to begin her 88-/13-Down : ENGLISHCHANNEL
103
Does the hair just so : PRIMPS
106
Toast in Toledo : SALUD
107
College voter : ELECTOR
108
Birth announcement : ITSABOY
109
Washington, but not Adams : STATE
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Be behind schedule : RUNLATE
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Clinks : COOLERS
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Bygone : OLDEN
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Bowflex target : ABS
114
École ___ arts : DES
115
"Piers Morgan Tonight" airer : CNN
116
Collecting a pension: Abbr. : RET
Down
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Unwelcome reception : HISS
2
Title girl on "Introducing ... The Beatles" : ANNA
3
2003 James Cameron documentary about the 63-Across : GHOSTSOFTHEABYSS
4
Ferris's girlfriend in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" : SLOANE
5
63-Across's destination on her 88-/13-Down : NEWYORKCITY
6
"Bad" cholesterol, for short : LDL
7
Not yet planted : UNSOWN
8
"For example ...?" : SUCHAS
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"Give me your best shot!" : BRINGIT
10
Actress Lee of "Funny Face" : RUTA
11
Novelist Ambler : ERIC
12
1920s-'30s style, informally : DECO
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See 88-Down : VOYAGE
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Kindergarten comeback : ARESO
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Big huff? : PANT
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Hall-of-Fame QB Graham : OTTO
17
Stern : REAR
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For some time : AWHILE
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Atlantic City casino, with "the" : TAJ
27
Short outings : JAUNTS
28
Banjoist Fleck : BELA
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Some modern museum designs : OPART
34
One-named singer/actress associated with Warhol : NICO
35
Continues : KEEPSITUP
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Frigid : ARCTIC
37
Seaport in western France : BREST
38
1955 Walter Lord book about the 63-Across : ANIGHTTOREMEMBER
39
Spaghetti sauce seasoning : BASIL
40
___ seas : OPEN
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It's about 20 miles north of Lauderdale : BOCA
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Actress Skye : IONE
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Permanent sites? : SALONS
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"Benson" actress : SWENSON
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Work in wildlife preservation? : TAXIDERMY
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Put back, in a way : STET
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Second go-rounds : REPEATS
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Comic actor Nielsen : LESLIE
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Cry with the shake of a pompom : RAH
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Close behind : TOHEEL
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Spends some time out? : NAPS
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Where the 63-Across's 88-/13-Down began : SOUTHAMPTON
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Word with bar or fork : SALAD
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"60 Minutes" correspondent : STAHL
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Mrs. Dithers of "Blondie" : CORA
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Professes : AVERS
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Director Fritz : LANG
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Some basic training grads : PFCS
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Biblical kingdom where Moses died : MOAB
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Mole's work : TUNNEL
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A lot : TONS
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Newspaper or magazine offering : PRINTAD
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Early stage of a time capsule project : BURIAL
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With 13-Down, disastrous event for the 63-Across : MAIDEN
89
Distinguished : OFNOTE
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"___ the love?" : WHERES
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"The Far Side" cartoonist : LARSON
93
Champagne holder : FLUTE
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Canadian station : ESSO
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Like some parks: Abbr. : NATL
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Joyful : GLAD
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Queen of myth : HERA
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Wood or iron : CLUB
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Brooding types : HENS
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Frequently injured knee part: Abbr. : ACL
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Go (over) : PORE
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Method: Abbr. : SYST
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1887-1996 govt. watchdog : ICC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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