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New York Times, Saturday, April 17, 2010

___ Axton, co-composer of "Heartbreak Hotel"

Author:
Tim Croce
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tim Croce

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Croce. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times4/17/10 ( No. 22,075 )

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Across
1
Industrial time units : MANMONTHS
10
House manager : MADAM
15
Really bugged : ATEAWAYAT
16
Slide presentation? : AMEBA
17
Breaks from the pack, say : SETSONESOWNPACE
19
"Snow Falling on Cedars" star, 1999 : HAWKE
20
Straight : ALINED
21
Withdrawal fig. : AMT
22
Shooter who co-created the zone system : ANSELADAMS
26
Not under : ATLEAST
28
Bolt : HIE
29
Art of manipulation? : PUPPETRY
32
Candy man : REESE
34
Like some arms and legs : CROSSED
35
Some neckwear : CRAVATS
37
They have large basins : LAKES
38
Rave review : ILOVEDIT
39
Game show purchase : ANE
40
Isn't blocked, as a signal : COMESIN
42
1970 Tony winner for Best Play : BORSTALBOY
45
P.R. is found in it : ATL
48
More susceptible to burning : FAIRER
49
"Meet John Doe" director, 1941 : CAPRA
51
Bit of parental diversion : GOASKYOURMOTHER
55
Calling : NICHE
56
Strip in a bar : LEMONRIND
57
They're entered legally : PLEAS
58
Many bloggers : ESSAYISTS
Down
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"Three Sisters" sister : MASHA
2
First string : ATEAM
3
Packers' stat. : NETWT
4
It may be right in front of your eyes : MASK
5
Shakespearean lament : OWOE
6
Indian restaurant serving : NAN
7
Mast-to-tackle rope on a ship : TYE
8
Is part of the decision-making process : HASASAY
9
Ostentatious accessories : STOLES
10
Fall cuisine? : MANNA
11
Hyped up : AMPED
12
Coming right up : DEADAHEAD
13
First string? : ABC
14
___ Axton, co-composer of "Heartbreak Hotel" : MAE
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Flag : WILT
22
Old Hamburger? : ALTE
23
One who might celebrate Pi Day : NERD
24
El ___ (Peruvian volcano) : MISTI
25
Biblical spot? : SEEST
26
Place for some relics : APSE
27
Jamie Lee Curtis's "Freaky Friday" role : TESS
29
Where many students click : PCLAB
30
Heavens: Prefix : URANO
31
You'll get nothing out of a good one : POKERFACE
32
First name in raga performance : RAVI
33
Tie up : EVEN
35
Fatally poisoned royal, for short : CLEO
36
Looking up : ROSY
38
Stains : IMBRUES
40
Raleigh suburb : CARY
41
Reinforced ring support? : OLEOLE
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Mitchell of "Step by Step" : SASHA
44
Little ___ (big toy company) : TIKES
45
Orchard pest : APHIS
46
It flows through Gainsborough : TRENT
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Pads : LARDS
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Rabbit fur : CONY
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Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
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It has a domestic counterpart: Abbr. : GNP
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Joint application : OIL
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Suite composition: Abbr. : RMS
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Bygone bird : MOA

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

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