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New York Times, Tuesday, April 25, 2006

With 62-Across, surprising fact about 18-, 24-, 33- and 41-Across

Author:
Kevan Choset
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JVXZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Choset.
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© 2006, The New York Times4/25/06 ( No. 20,622 )
Across
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Study hard : CRAM
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Relatives of Tahitians : MAORIS
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Rhoda's mother, on "Rhoda" : IDA
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Blood: Prefix : HEMA
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Nash and others : OGDENS
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Mr. Turkey : TOM
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Architect William Van ___ : ALEN
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With 24-Across, well-known line of literature and film : ELEMENTARY
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Grammy category : RANDB
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Sugar suffix : OSE
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Airline founded in 1948 : ELAL
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See 18-Across : MYDEARWATSON
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Wall Street deal: Abbr. : LBO
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Symphony whose second movement is a funeral march : EROICA
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Well-known line of film : PLAYITAGAINSAM
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"O Sole ___" : MIO
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The Diamondbacks, on scoreboards : ARI
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Letters between two names : AKA
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Well-known line of TV and film : BEAMMEUPSCOTTY
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Italian-born designer : ARMANI
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"Go!" : RAH
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With 62-Across, surprising fact about 18-, 24-, 33- and 41-Across : NONEOFTHEMIS
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Pleading query : CANI
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Jordan was once part of it: Abbr. : NBA
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Letter-shaped fastener : UBOLT
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See 50-Across : AREALQUOTE
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Coloratura piece : ARIA
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Low-tech projectile : PEA
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Serving bowl : TUREEN
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Heavyweight champ before Braddock : BAER
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Didn't move off the shelves : SAT
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Childish rebuttal : DOESSO
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Termini : ENDS
Down
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Horseshoe, to some : CHARM
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Track event : RELAY
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Modify : AMEND
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1993 Peace Nobelist : MANDELA
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A Stooge : MOE
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Beaming : AGLOW
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Black Sea port, new-style : ODESA
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Held another session : REMET
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Hero's end? : INE
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Certain ID info : SSN
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Slanted: Abbr. : ITAL
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"Dumb" girl of old comics : DORA
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___ nitrate : AMYL
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Join securely : TENON
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Word with boom or tooth : BABY
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Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
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Poseidon's domain : SEA
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"… ___ quit!" : ORI
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"Time ___ a premium" : ISAT
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Like badly applied makeup : CAKY
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Dr.'s org. : AMA
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Loading site : PIER
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Good earth : LOAM
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Sigma's successor : TAU
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Dadaist Jean : ARP
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Uniformed troops, for short : GIS
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Bush got his at Harvard: Abbr. : MBA
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Craze : MANIA
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6 on a phone : MNO
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Article of Cologne : EIN
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TV part: Abbr. : CRT
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Where Pearl City is : OAHU
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Nickname on the 1920's-30's Yankees : THEBABE
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Habituate : ENURE
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Certain winds : OBOES
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Trio of Greek myth, with "the" : FATES
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Gangster Bugs : MORAN
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Fibber's admission : ILIED
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Things wished upon : STARS
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Beanies : CAPS
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Locality : AREA
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In order : NEAT
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Co. alternative : LTD
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"___ Vadis" : QUO
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Musician Brian : ENO

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