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New York Times, Saturday, March 27, 2010

47-Down : Gloating cry

Author:
Samuel A. Donaldson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Samuel A. Donaldson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Donaldson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times3/27/10 ( No. 22,054 )
Across
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Massive : GINORMOUS
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"Hairspray" mom and others : EDNAS
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Versatile : ADAPTABLE
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One to hang with : NOOSE
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Faded : LOSTSTEAM
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Blackmore heroine : DOONE
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Cry after failing : ALAS
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Ezio Pinza's "Mr. Imperium" co-star : LANATURNER
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Medical research org. : NIH
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Easy tots to baby-sit : NAPPERS
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Perfect : SPOTON
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Donatello sculpture subject : STMARK
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Outcast : LEPER
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Integrated with : BUILTINTO
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More of the same, in research papers : IDEM
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Capital on the Buriganga River, old-style : DACCA
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Avant-garde saxophonist John : ZORN
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Tiny irritations : PINPRICKS
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The Pink Panther, e.g. : JEWEL
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Old means of public humiliation : STOCKS
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Subject of the 1997 biography "Woman in the Mists" : FOSSEY
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They're made by origami artists : CREASES
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Temporary downturn : SAG
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Be the charming type? : CASTASPELL
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Chicken : WIMP
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"Pinky" Best Actress nominee Jeanne : CRAIN
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Italy, once : AXISPOWER
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With 31-Down, its products are often squeezed : LEMON
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Hitchcock trademark : CAMEOROLE
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"The Faerie Queene" character : IRENA
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Occasion to break glass? : EMERGENCY
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Kind of ball : GALA
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Massive star : IDOL
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Launcher launched in 1958 : NASA
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Takes, with "for" : OPTS
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They're listed in a bill: Abbr. : RTS
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Youngest Best Actress Oscar winner, 1986 : MATLIN
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Magic practiced by native Guianans : OBEAH
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___ Hot (city in Inner Mongolia) : ULAN
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Linguist's concern : SEMANTICS
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Reach : ENDUPAT
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Attendance incentives : DOORPRIZES
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"It's anybody's guess" : NOONEKNOWS
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Actor who won comedy and drama Emmys for the same role : ASNER
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Some card readers : SEERS
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Motown's original name : TAMLA
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"___ the soles of her shoe?": Hamlet : NOR
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Fall preceder : SLIP
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Foot part? : PEDI
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Getting in line? : OPENSESAME
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"I can resist everything except ___": Oscar Wilde : TEMPTATION
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Leeches : SUCKS
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Move to your previous place : BACKSPACE
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See 53-Across : TREE
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Exclusive : ONLY
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Shoots craps, e.g. : DICES
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1982 Grammy-winning song by Toto : ROSANNA
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Nudge : JOG
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Less natural : FALSER
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Last full year of St. Julius I's papacy : CCCLI
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Not so easy to get one's hands on : RARER
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Odious type : SLIME
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Hospital administration? : EXAM
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Eroded : WORE
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Gloating cry : IWON
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Sporty Spice of the Spice Girls : MELC
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Part of a food chain : PREY
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Faddish disk of the 1990s : POG

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

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