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New York Times, Saturday, March 21, 2009

40-Down : Turns red, maybe

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Wolfe.
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© 2009, The New York Times3/21/09 ( No. 21,683 )
Across
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Washington is just above it : ONEDOLLAR
10
About : ASFOR
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Believe : HAVEFAITH
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What things might be written in : STONE
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"Whatever" : IDONTCARE
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Some bucks and does : HARES
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Garage stock : OIL
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The Brady boys or girls : TRIO
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One opinionated to a fault : BIGOT
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Ear piece : ANVIL
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The Minotaur was fed seven of these annually : MAIDENS
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High-maintenance : NEEDY
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Firm : STERN
30
Relatively recent arrival? : TOT
31
They appreciate 59-Down : ESTHETES
33
She gave Odysseus a magic veil : INO
34
Feldman's co-star on "The Two Coreys" : HAIM
37
Impressionable : WAXEN
38
Minimal progress : STEP
39
Maximum: Abbr. : ULT
40
Glider-towing plane : AIRTRAIN
42
"A Footnote to History" author's inits. : RLS
43
State in Elysium : BLISS
44
Ingredient in chocolat : SUCRE
48
Quarterback Cunningham : RANDALL
50
Home of Weber State University : OGDEN
51
Some lilies : ALOES
52
Red man? : ERIC
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Hipster : CAT
57
Two-time "Dancing With the Stars" co-winner Julianne : HOUGH
58
Fully posted? : WELLAWARE
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Succeed : ENSUE
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Adjunct to some pens : INKERASER
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Believes : DEEMS
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North Pacific carnivores : SEAOTTERS
Down
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William Howard Taft, by birth : OHIOAN
2
Chuck Berry title girl who's repeatedly asked "Is that you?" : NADINE
3
Come about : EVOLVE
4
Plotters' place : DEN
5
"So ___ have I invoked thee ...": Shak. : OFT
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Opening for milk? : LACT
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One who's not straight : LIAR
8
Bell town in a Longfellow poem : ATRI
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Blood flow measurers : RHEOMETERS
10
Garbage collectors : ASHBINS
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Settled : STAID
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"Don't even bother!" : FORGETIT
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Kind of defense : ONEONONE
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It's found between exits : RESTSTOP
23
Latin word in a quotation book : IDEM
24
City in Arthur C. Clarke's "The City and the Stars" : LYS
26
Squaring-off site : ARENA
28
Kids' entertainer who won 12 Emmys : SHARILEWIS
29
College expenses : TEXTS
32
Herringbone, e.g. : TWILL
34
Cheered : HURRAHED
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Forsaken : ALLALONE
36
"Don't even bother!" : ITSNOUSE
38
Far from baggy : SNUG
40
Turns red, maybe : ABASHES
41
Prefix with lateral : ISO
45
Record keeper : CDCASE
46
Parent : REARER
47
Inscribes, e.g. : ENTERS
49
Free of sticky stuff : DEGUM
53
François-___ de Chateaubriand : RENE
54
Chase in films : ILKA
55
Last ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty, informally : CLEO
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It's appreciated by 31-Across : ART
60
Buddhist monastery : WAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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