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New York Times, Saturday, March 19, 2011

With 47-Across, it stopped flying to New York in 1979

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 35 Missing: {KQWZ} This is puzzle # 108 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York Times3/19/11 ( No. 22,411 )
Across
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Lead follower : SLEUTH
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They make vehicles very volatile : CARBOMBS
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Item removed before showering : TOUPEE
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"See!" : ITOLDYOU
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Locations for many pipes : ORGANS
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Where many people fall asleep at the wheel : RESTSTOP
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Pablo Neruda's "___ to Opposites" : ODES
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2, 4, 6, 8, 10 ..., e.g. : SERIES
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Naval inits. : HMS
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Reason to wear earplugs : DIN
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Underweight delivery, maybe : RUNT
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"Lemme ___!" : ATEM
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Resin used in varnishes : MASTIC
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Spout : JET
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Keeps in order : POLICES
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Away, in a way : ONLEAVE
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Heads off : AVERTS
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Borderline fare? : TEXMEX
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Strategy game with disks : REVERSI
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Unwilling to stay in line : DEFIANT
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Shot : TRY
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Used a knight stick on? : LANCED
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It can be bought without money : TIME
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Big ball : GALA
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Rockling, e.g. : COD
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See 48-Down : AIR
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Whence Romeo : VERONA
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Basilica di San Nicola locale : BARI
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Cookware item with low sides : CREPEPAN
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Carmine's cousin : CLARET
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It's between 90 and 100 : AAVERAGE
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1951 title role for Mario Lanza : CARUSO
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To a very great degree : INSPADES
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Shake : TREMOR
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Distinguished oneself : STOODAPART
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Act like the master of : LORDITOVER
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2003 Grammy winner for "A Mighty Wind" : EUGENELEVY
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Dress ___ (look like) : UPAS
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It may be hung on a board : TEN
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BP competitor : HESS
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It's white and wispy : CIRRUS
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Depleted : ATEINTO
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Optimistic : ROSETINTED
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They're listed near clubs : BLTS
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Shows no moderation, briefly : ODS
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One often dispelled : MYTH
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Business owner's delight : BOOM
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More than noshes : SUPS
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Geologic succession : ERAS
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Plowing problem : MIRE
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Item next to a phone : MESSAGEPAD
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Pitch setter : CLEF
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Spirit of the Caribbean : JAMAICARUM
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In yet a greater way : EVENMORESO
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Something to paste in : TEXTEDITOR
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Abbr. associated with certain shortcuts : CTRL
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Tollbooth site : EXIT
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Burning up : INARAGE
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Certain disciplinarian : DEAN
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Matchmaker's output? : CLONES
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___ palm : ACAI
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With 47-Across, it stopped flying to New York in 1979 : IRAN
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Prepares for dragging : REVS
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Bea Arthur's "Mame" role : VERA
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Thing pulled up in a bank: Abbr. : ACCT
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Stripped : BARE
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Bounce : PEP
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"Knots Landing" actress ___ Park Lincoln : LAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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