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New York Times, Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Author:
David Poole
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Poole

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Poole. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0302 ( 22,394 )

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Across
1
Only patron on "Cheers" to appear in all 275 episodes : NORM
5
Honshu metropolis : OSAKA
10
Sound : HALE
14
Manitoba native : CREE
15
Needing nourishment : UNFED
16
Over, in Oberammergau : UBER
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"Taxi Driver" tagline? : AFARETOREMEMBER
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Org. in a 1955 merger : AFL
21
Super Bowl XLV M.V.P. Rodgers : AARON
22
The Minutemen of the 1-Down : UMASS
23
Buy-now-pay-later arrangement: Abbr. : MTGE
24
Cavaliers, on scoreboards : CLE
25
"Back to the Future" tagline? : ACOMEDYOFERAS
31
Tapenade ingredient : OLIVE
32
Actor/composer Novello : IVOR
33
Truckload : TON
35
Cat's tongue? : JIVE
36
Bailiwicks : AREAS
38
Dreyfus defender : ZOLA
39
Band of geishas? : OBI
40
Lipinski leap : AXEL
41
Have a cow : CALVE
42
"Titanic" tagline? : ICYDEADPEOPLE
46
Archaic : OLD
47
Bumps hard : RAMS
48
Like the Aramco oil company : SAUDI
51
Teem : SWARM
53
Geller with a spoon-bending act : URI
56
"Return of the Jedi" tagline? : LUKEBACKINANGER
59
Pitcher-turned-sportscaster Hershiser : OREL
60
Grammatically dissect : PARSE
61
Marlon's "On the Waterfront" director : ELIA
62
Striped swimmer : BASS
63
Worked at home? : UMPED
64
Dix halved : CINQ
Down
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March Madness org. : NCAA
2
"Carmina Burana" composer : ORFF
3
Down-to-earth : REAL
4
Cousteau's milieu : MER
5
Power failure : OUTAGE
6
Sawed logs, so to speak : SNORED
7
Big do : AFRO
8
Gung-ho : KEEN
9
Naval V.I.P.: Abbr. : ADM
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G.M. brand discontinued in 2010 : HUMMER
11
"Dancing Queen" group : ABBA
12
Dregs : LEES
13
Slips up : ERRS
18
Inscription on a Wonderland cake : EATME
19
Swiss who pioneered in graph theory : EULER
23
Bxe5 or 0-0-0, in chess : MOVE
24
Corp. money execs : CFOS
25
What an accused perpetrator needs : ALIBI
26
Palindromic car name : CIVIC
27
Triangular traffic sign : YIELD
28
They travel down fallopian tubes : OVA
29
Bikini, for one : ATOLL
30
Figure out : SOLVE
31
Spanish eye : OJO
34
"No way, laddie!" : NAE
36
Fired : AXED
37
"Michael Collins" actor : REA
38
Microwaves : ZAPS
40
Ignore the cue cards, say : ADLIB
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Short stop? : COMMA
43
Mountain airs : YODELS
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Purpose of an ode : PRAISE
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Like most runs, in baseball : EARNED
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Person who uses a sleeve for a napkin, say : SLOB
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Je ne sais quoi : AURA
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Strings at luaus : UKES
51
E-mail from a Nigerian prince, probably : SCAM
52
Cincinnati sitcom station : WKRP
53
Aptly named fruit : UGLI
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It may hold your horses : REIN
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Mesopotamia, today : IRAQ
57
Kwik-E-Mart owner on "The Simpsons" : APU
58
I.B.M. competitor : NEC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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