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New York Times, Monday, March 4, 2013

Greek letter that sounds like the end of 16-, 22-, 36-, 47- or 58-Across

Author:
Ian Livengood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ian Livengood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York Times3/4/13 ( No. 23,127 )

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Across
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___-Saxon : ANGLO
6
Chicago winter clock setting: Abbr. : CST
9
Daffodil-to-be : BULB
13
Big name in plastic wrap : SARAN
14
Performance for one : SOLO
15
Norway's capital : OSLO
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Legal thriller author who wrote "Presumed Innocent" : SCOTTTUROW
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One-named supermodel from Somalia : IMAN
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"___ see now!" ("Aha!") : OHI
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End of the Greek alphabet : OMEGA
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Thyroid, for instance : GLAND
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Illustrious warrior returning from battle : CONQUERINGHERO
25
Diner coffee container : URN
26
Rowing implements : OARS
27
Visitors to baby Jesus : MAGI
30
Fake : FEIGN
33
Laugh syllable : HAR
36
King Tut, e.g. : EGYPTIANPHARAOH
40
Skirt line : HEM
41
Increase : ADDTO
42
Nevada city on the Humboldt River : ELKO
43
"Little" Dickens girl : NELL
45
Bovine mouthful : CUD
47
Four-time Daytona 500 winner : CALEYARBOROUGH
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Cover all the ___ : BASES
55
Wanders : ROAMS
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"No seating" letters on Broadway : SRO
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___ the Red (Viking explorer) : ERIC
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Journalists' office : NEWSBUREAU
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Talk up : TOUT
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Finales : ENDS
62
Armstrong of jazz : LOUIS
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Something for the needy : ALMS
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When the sun is out : DAY
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Enough : AMPLE
Down
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Part of N.A.A.C.P.: Abbr. : ASSOC
2
Cantina chip : NACHO
3
Body part often pulled in sports : GROIN
4
Back muscle, for short : LAT
5
Traveling, as a band : ONTOUR
6
Small Welsh dog : CORGI
7
M.I.T. business school name : SLOAN
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AAA offering : TOW
9
Water heater : BOILER
10
Law officer wearing a star : USMARSHAL
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Grassy expanse in the Southwest : LLANO
12
Name said before and after James : BOND
14
One in court : SUER
17
Some Feds : TMEN
21
West African nation : GHANA
23
One-liner : QUIP
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Artist Vincent van ___ : GOGH
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"Whatever" : MEH
28
Ripen : AGE
29
Sporting venue : GYMNASIUM
30
Fleeting craze : FAD
31
"The Lord of the Rings" tree creature : ENT
32
Wall St. debut : IPO
34
Just fine : AOK
35
Greek letter that sounds like the end of 16-, 22-, 36-, 47- or 58-Across : RHO
37
Accounts of Scheherazade : TALES
38
Sit ___ by : IDLY
39
Make over : REDO
44
Picks via ballot : ELECTS
45
Hair parter : COMB
46
Andress of "Dr. No" : URSULA
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Yule song : CAROL
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Sporting venue : ARENA
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Rambunctious : ROWDY
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Low-voiced chorus member : BASS
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Deplete : USEUP
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Quest in a Monty Python movie : GRAIL
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Monopoly purchase before a hotel : HOUSE
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Old VHS rival : BETA
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Homer's neighbor on "The Simpsons" : NED
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CD-___ : ROM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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