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New York Times, Tuesday, March 5, 2013

63-Down : Global lending org.

Author:
Gareth Bain
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gareth Bain

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Bain. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York Times3/5/13 ( No. 23,128 )

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Big truck maker : MACK
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Blasphemous cry : CURSE
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Alcohol typically drunk warm : SAKE
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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"___ or lose ..." : USEIT
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Operating system since 1969 : UNIX
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Civil wrong : TORT
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Second of two spouses? : LATTERMATE
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Addams who created "The Addams Family" : CHAS
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Seoul-based automaker : KIA
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One of the "She's Gone" singers : OATES
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Nest? : HATCHINGPOST
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Egg producer : HEN
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Egg producers : OVARIES
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Mythological debauchee : SATYR
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Red-tag event : SALE
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Repeated lyric in "Java Jive" : ACUP
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Valuable stuff in a vein : ORE
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Wing or fang? : BATPART
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The "E" in B.C.E. : ERA
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Pearl Mosque home : AGRA
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Paul Kruger of Krugerrand fame, e.g. : BOER
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Standard ___ (statistician's calculation) : ERROR
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City destroyed by Mount Vesuvius : POMPEII
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Cross shape : TAU
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Like a good quilt maker? : PATCHPERFECT
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Book often stored horizontally : ATLAS
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Tavern favorite : ALE
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Scratch in a diamond, e.g. : FLAW
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Happening place ... or a hint to 18-, 23-, 39- and 51-Across? : WHEREITSAT
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Skilled : ABLE
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Certain Iroquoian : ERIE
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Not glossy : MATTE
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"___ is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies": Aristotle : LOVE
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Like some people's citizenships : DUAL
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Entrance hall : FOYER
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Wilson of "Meet the Parents" : OWEN
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Success story for Cupid : MATCH
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Island greeting : ALOHA
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Gemologist's weight : CARAT
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Tastelessly artistic : KITSCHY
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"Home Alone" child star : CULKIN
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Lightning Bolt? : USAIN
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Mark down, say, at a store : RETAG
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Obedience school command : SIT
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St.-Tropez season : ETE
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Home to many orangutans : SUMATRA
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Veterinarian's subj. : ANAT
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Diamond in the sky? : KITE
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The Gabor sisters had many : EXES
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Monte ___ (one of the Alps) : ROSA
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___ Alpert & the Tijuana Brass : HERB
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Like one of two extremes : POLAR
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Partner of "done with" : OVER
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Champagne bucket : ICER
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Continental currency : EURO
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Boom or gaff : SPAR
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"Days," for one : SOAP
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Oscar-winning film set in Iran : ARGO
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President's four years, e.g. : TERM
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Follower of Zeno : STOIC
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Big hairy one : APE
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Somewhat : ABIT
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It might be seen out of the corner of one's eye : TEAR
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Clothes : APPAREL
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Mark of "The Kids Are All Right" : RUFFALO
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Life of ___ : EASE
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Show instability : TEETER
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Like some pudding and retreats : HASTY
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Part of a cafeteria stack : PLATE
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Pasta shape : ELBOW
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Give birth, as a whale : CALVE
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12-year-old, e.g. : TWEEN
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Dumbstruck : AWED
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Via, quickly : THRU
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"Star Wars" princess : LEIA
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Global lending org. : IMF
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Eastern "way" : TAO

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