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New York Times, Thursday, March 29, 2012

Greeting that might be made with a tip of the hat

Author:
Milo Beckman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 16, Columns: 14 Words: 80, Blocks: 36 Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Beckman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times3/29/12 ( No. 22,787 )
Across
1
Cigar's end? : ETTE
5
Some CD players : DJS
8
Source of Erebus and Gaia, in Greek myth : CHAOS
13
What a welcome sight relieves : SOREEYES
15
Spring locale : OASIS
16
Words sung to the beginning of 41-/39-Across : TWINKLETWINKLE
18
Handle orders (for), briefly : REP
19
Community near Los Angeles : CARSON
20
Carry-___ : ALL
21
Carry-___ : ONS
22
Smoothness : POLISH
27
Judge : DEEM
29
Carrier whose main hub is Kastrup airport : SAS
31
___ alla genovese : PESTO
32
Two-time opponent of 69-Down : ADLAI
34
Middle of the title of many an ode : TOA
36
Copy cats? : MEOW
37
Often-chanted letters : USA
39
See 41-Across : FAFAMIMIREREDO
41
With 39-Across, a familiar tune : DODOSOLSOLLALASOL
45
D.D.E.'s veep : RMN
46
On a streak? : NUDE
47
Sink : SAG
49
Cousin of a bittern : EGRET
53
Exhaust : USEUP
55
CD follower : ROM
57
Ballesteros of golf : SEVE
58
Designated : TERMED
60
Place for a butcher and two others : TUB
62
Food container : TIN
63
English complexion : COLOUR
65
"Do continue ..." : AND
66
Words sung to the beginning of 41-/39-Across : NOWIKNOWMYABCS
71
Stirred : AWOKE
72
Part of a duelist's uniform : GAUNTLET
73
Run : BLEED
74
Tulsa sch. : ORU
75
Capital of Chile : PESO
Down
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"CHiPs" co-star, 1977-83 : ESTRADA
2
Dried (off) : TOWELED
3
Still life feature? : TRIPLEL
4
Bard's dusk : EEN
5
"Bob ___ Greatest Hits" (1967 top 10 album) : DYLANS
6
Makes fun of : JEERSAT
7
Former fliers : SSTS
8
Like some washers or arcade games : COINOP
9
Solo in space : HAN
10
"Shoot!" : ASK
11
Monet medium : OIL
12
Beijing-to-Shanghai dir. : SSE
14
Big name in kitchenware : EKCO
17
Doo-___ : WOP
23
Mindless followers : LEMMINGS
24
Rhône feeder : ISERE
25
Shop : STORE
26
Greeting that might be made with a tip of the hat : HOWDO
28
Resting place : MAUSOLEUM
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Resting place : SOFA
33
Puerto Rico, e.g. : ISLA
35
Come from ___ : AFAR
38
"Woe is me!" : ALAS
40
Handy sort? : MIME
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It can be dunked : DONUT
42
Soak : DOUSE
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Electrician's alloy : SOLDER
44
Kind of power : SOLAR
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Commence hostilities : GOTOWAR
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Push back further : RETABLE
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Demonstrates : EVINCES
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Takes care of : TENDSTO
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Ate like a bird : PECKED
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Waikiki wear : MUUMUU
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Slip on : DON
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___ Mawr : BRYN
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An apple with a bite out of it, for one : LOGO
66
Nail : NAB
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Pooh pal : OWL
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Blue state? : WOE
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Two-time opponent of 32-Across : IKE
70
Org. for Agassi : ATP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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