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New York Times, Saturday, April 24, 2004

1979 Broadway hit set during the Industrial Revolution

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JKQ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times4/24/04 ( No. 19,891 )
Across
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Clumsy lug : APE
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Bondsman : SERF
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An urn, after an accident : SHARDS
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Ammo named after its English inventor : SHRAPNEL
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Enter with care : EASEIN
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Place to keep leaves : TEACADDY
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Dutch brewery : AMSTEL
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Retract : UNSAY
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Makes a racket : CLAMORS
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Web-___ : TOED
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Sierra Nevada's location : SPAIN
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Spring : COIL
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Organizer of senior field trips : ELDERHOSTEL
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Zap : FRY
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Grace period? : MEALTIME
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Holm who played Bilbo Baggins : IAN
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Question concerning an early arrival : ALREADY
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Raincoat coating : GORETEX
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Speed : HIE
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California food fishes : POMPANOS
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"___ Blue?" : AMI
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1979 Broadway hit set during the Industrial Revolution : SWEENEYTODD
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Pioneering automaker : BENZ
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Little problems : BRATS
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Composer Siegmeister : ELIE
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Preeminent, slangily : THEMOST
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Yields : CEDES
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Overlong : PROLIX
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Lawbreaker with two partners : BIGAMIST
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It's south of the Yucatán : BELIZE
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Plantation figure : OVERSEER
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Moor growths : SEDGES
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Locker sites : GYMS
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Sharp : SLY
Down
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Not easily misled : ASTUTE
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"Hospital smell" chemical : PHENOL
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Cleared : ERASED
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Alter : SPAY
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Top or bottom : END
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Médoc, for one : RED
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Angle : FLYCAST
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Tentacled marine animals : SEAANEMONES
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Hanseatic League city : HAMM
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Atty. in the firm : ASSOC
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Add new parts to, say : RETROFIT
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Well-known hymn : DIESIRAE
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Chase vehicle?: Abbr. : SNL
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Scholar : ACADEME
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One in a suit : LITIGANT
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Doesn't really hit : SHADOWBOXES
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Teflon and Plexiglas : POLYMERS
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Sharp-sighted animal : LYNX
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Brings in : REAPS
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Satchel Paige's real first name : LEROY
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"A grand, ungodly, godlike man" in fiction : AHAB
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Citrus source : LIMETREE
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Judge of film : REINHOLD
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Holds high : ESTEEMS
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Organic fuel source : PEATBOG
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Radio genre : OLDIES
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Big vehicle's need : DIESEL
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1930's western hero : DESTRY
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Woody Allen film set in the 1920's : ZELIG
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Baseballer known as the Big Cat : MIZE
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A shopping mall has lots of these : CARS
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Onetime "Stay curious" sloganeer : PBS
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Creeper : IVY
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Little masterwork : GEM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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