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New York Times, Thursday, April 16, 2009

Derive (from) ... or a two-part hint for understanding 17-, 33-, 42- and 58-Across

Author:
Oliver Hill
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Hill. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York Times4/16/09 ( No. 21,709 )
Across
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Cry of anticipation : OHOH
5
Low part : BASS
9
Synthetic fabric : ARNEL
14
Game with many balls : KENO
15
Carve : ETCH
16
Cry of accomplishment : VOILA
17
Revealed when seeking medical help? : SHOWEDTHEDOCTOR
20
1979 Fleetwood Mac hit : SARA
21
___ Barry, with the 1965 hit "1-2-3" : LEN
22
Density symbol : RHO
23
"I've had it!" : NOMORE
26
Wing : ELL
27
Trixie's mom, in the comics : LOIS
28
Santa ___ : ANA
29
Instrument in the E Street Band : SAX
31
Focus of a hospital center : TRAUMA
33
Water passages that don't turn? : DIRECTSTRAITS
37
Exhibitor of dorsiflexion : ANKLE
38
It's low for aces: Abbr. : ERA
39
Modern sales : ETAIL
42
One-named R&B singer makes her choice? : MONICASELECTS
45
Locations of some secret meetings : CRYPTS
47
Pink-slip : CAN
48
"Patience ___ virtue" : ISA
49
"___ you one!" : IOWE
50
Drunk : SOT
52
Accomplished in : GOODAT
55
Old Vietnamese strongman ___ Dinh Diem : NGO
56
Slangy conjunction : CUZ
57
A lot of a Maine forest : FIRS
58
Continental salve? : EUROPEANUNCTION
64
___ ceremony : MEDAL
65
Ending with flat or spy : WARE
66
Prefix with -plasm : ENDO
67
Staffers: Abbr. : ASSTS
68
"___ View" (1999 Broadway play) : AMYS
69
Flat, for short : ONED
Down
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Approvals : OKS
2
Schemer's utterance : HEH
3
Sean ___ Lennon : ONO
4
Question that demands an explanation : HOWSO
5
Recuperation requirement : BEDREST
6
Boy lead-in : ATTA
7
K.S.U., L.S.U. or M.S.U. : SCH
8
Bermuda memento, perhaps : SHELL
9
Massachusetts town named for a river in England : AVON
10
Menace for Sinbad the sailor : ROC
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12
God, in the Old Testament : ELOHIM
13
Singer Julius who was famously fired on the air by Arthur Godfrey : LAROSA
18
Place for a headphone : EAR
19
American alternative : DELTA
23
Zilch : NADA
24
"Come ___!" : ONIN
25
"Just you wait!" : MARKMYWORDS
26
Derive (from) ... or a two-part hint for understanding 17-, 33-, 42- and 58-Across : EXTRACT
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Drink that may be vanilla-flavored : LATTE
30
"Just ___" : ASEC
32
Cambodian currency : RIEL
34
Advice for lovers whose parents disapprove : ELOPE
35
Copper : CENT
36
Tabula ___ : RASA
40
"___ deal!" : ITSA
41
Future atty.'s hurdle : LSAT
43
Newsstand offering : ISSUE
44
They're under hoods : ENGINES
45
Hollywood business : CINEMA
46
Reprobates : ROGUES
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Conductor noted for wearing white turtlenecks : OZAWA
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"The Silmarillion" creature : ORC
54
Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
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Inferiors to sgts. : CPLS
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Hurricane's force : FURY
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___ flakes : OAT
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'60s service site : NAM
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B and B : INN
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"Beauty is truth, truth beauty" genre : ODE
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Approval : NOD

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