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New York Times, Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0324 ( 22,051 )
Across
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Go over the wall, maybe : ESCAPE
7
Asia's Trans ___ Range : ALAI
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"Great" creature : APE
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Peter Pan lost his : SHADOW
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Serenades the moon : BAYS
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Either of two A's rivals : SOX
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Word after yes or no : SIRREE
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Ancient concert halls : ODEA
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Don Ho adornment : LEI
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Wagner's earth goddess : ERDA
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Conveyances at 40-Across : RIVERBOATS
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Revue bits : SKITS
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Nintendo's Super ___ : NES
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Collagist Max : ERNST
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Some tides : NEAPS
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1936 foe of Franklin D. : ALF
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Beaufort ___, area above Alaska : SEA
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Prickly plants : BRIARS
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"Voice of Israel" author : EBAN
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City with a landmark spelled out by the circled letters, reading left to right : STLOUISMISSOURI
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Former Wall St. letters : NASD
44
Thoroughly frustrate : STYMIE
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Early seventh-century year : DCX
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___-pah band : OOM
48
Holiday visitor, maybe : INLAW
50
Org. headquartered on N.Y.C.'s First Avenue : THEUN
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Part of B.Y.O.B. : OWN
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Letter before beth : ALEPH
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1904 event at 40-Across : WORLDSFAIR
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Coin with the words REPVBBLICA ITALIANA : LIRA
62
One may stand in it : AWE
63
Needle holder : ETUI
64
Problem drinker, e.g. : ABUSER
66
Actor Cage, familiarly : NIC
67
Project, as a 14-Across : CAST
68
Arm-twisting : DURESS
69
Come down with : GET
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See 65-Down : KNEE
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Soviet agcy. in Bond novels : SMERSH
Down
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Slalom maneuvers : ESSES
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Dodge, as a duty : SHIRK
3
Pro team in 40-Across : CARDINALS
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Madison Ave. cost : ADRATE
5
Creator of Roderick Usher : POE
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Basin go-with : EWER
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Superior to : ABOVE
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Does dock work : LADES
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Yesterday, in the Yucatán : AYER
10
Juan Perón's third wife : ISABEL
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Narnia lion : ASLAN
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5-Down and others : POETS
13
Be : EXIST
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Refuse to bend : INSIST
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Monteverdi opera partly set in the underworld : ORFEO
25
"Elephant Boy" boy : SABU
29
Spectrum-forming solid : PRISM
30
Words after ugly or guilty : ASSIN
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Govt.-issued ID : SSN
32
Info from the cockpit, for short : ETA
34
"Rehab" singer Winehouse : AMY
35
Adriatic Riviera city : RIMINI
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Brand associated with 40-Across : BUDWEISER
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___ cosine : ARC
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Shoot down : NIX
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Two-time N.L. batting champ Lefty : ODOUL
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Emmy winner Ward : SELA
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Next in the order : ONDECK
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Cafe aroma, say : ALLURE
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Vocal nasality : TWANG
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TV host Mandel : HOWIE
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Way to stand : ERECT
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Worth having : OFUSE
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Ralph of "The Waltons" : WAITE
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Defensive strategy in basketball : PRESS
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Like Russian winters : HARSH
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Ollie's partner : STAN
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X-ray dosage units : RADS
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With 70-Across, cause of a limp : BUM

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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