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New York Times, Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Dieter's fare ... or a hint to 17-, 24-, 49- and 62-Across and 10- and 26-Down

Author:
Michael Farabaugh
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {HJKQZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Farabaugh.
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© 2011, The New York Times4/20/11 ( No. 22,443 )
Across
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President whose first name means "one who is blessed" : OBAMA
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Young newts : EFTS
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Show shock : GASP
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Eve or Elizabeth : ARDEN
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It may be manicured : LAWN
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First name at Woodstock : ARLO
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Lee at Appomattox, e.g.? : SADGENERAL
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Opening sound of an MGM film : ROAR
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Correct ending? : IVE
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Like a wicker basket : WOVEN
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___ one : ADMIT
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The Old ___ : SOD
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Portly college figures? : LARGEDEANS
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Rob Roy, e.g. : SCOT
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___ mot : BON
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Like hot fudge : GOOEY
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Other, in Oaxaca : OTRO
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Place to store coal, perhaps : SILO
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Dieter's fare ... or a hint to 17-, 24-, 49- and 62-Across and 10- and 26-Down : MIXEDGREENSALAD
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Job for a snake : CLOG
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Belief systems : ISMS
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Half a 1980s TV duo : ALLIE
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Org. with a peer-reviewed weekly journal : AMA
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___ of Man : ISLE
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Salutation in an Anaheim baseball fan's letter? : DEARANGELS
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Allowing liquor : WET
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Express indirectly : IMPLY
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Chichén Itzá attraction : RUINS
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N.Y.C.'s Columbus, e.g. : AVE
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"A Doll's House" heroine : NORA
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Cowgirl Evans's hot temper? : DALESANGER
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007's school : ETON
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___ mike (coffeehouse event) : OPEN
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Old Dodges : NEONS
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Make rhapsodic : SEND
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Like some checks: Abbr. : CERT
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Slow on the uptake : DENSE
Down
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Place for a palm : OASIS
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"Well done!" : BRAVO
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Thrown in : ADDED
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Gig fraction : MEG
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From scratch : ANEW
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Lifts, stateside : ELEVATORS
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Ending with way or sea : FARER
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Country sound : TWANG
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"Weekend Update" show, for short : SNL
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Where to get discount flowers? : GARDENSALE
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Something in the air : AROMA
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Massacred : SLAIN
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New York and New Orleans : PORTS
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Court plea, informally : NOLO
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Kerfuffle : ADO
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Like black piano keys : EBON
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Go out with the star of "The Wizard of Oz"? : SEEGARLAND
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Dancer Charisse : CYD
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Big name in S.U.V.'s : GMC
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Safflower ___ : OIL
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Maker of Good Grips kitchen tools : OXO
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Having elastic properties : RESILIENT
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Cook Co.'s home : ILL
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My ___, Vietnam : LAI
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Lofty tribute : ODE
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Composer ___ Carlo Menotti : GIAN
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"On the Road" narrator ___ Paradise : SAL
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New Jersey's Cape ___ : MAY
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ID theft targets : SSNS
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Eats on a tablecloth, say : DINES
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Overdo it, in a way : EMOTE
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Place for a chip shot : APRON
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Smucker's flavor : GRAPE
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Originator of the formula eix = cos x + i sin x : EULER
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Typically red toy : WAGON
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Makes smooth : EVENS
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Hardly windy : TERSE
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Make smooth : SAND
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Bespectacled dwarf : DOC
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Alumna's bio word : NEE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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