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New York Times, Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Key of Bach's second violin concerto: Abbr.

Author:
William I. Johnston
Editor:
Will Shortz
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William I. Johnston

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Johnston. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York Times4/27/11 ( No. 22,450 )
Across
1
Sum of opposites : ZERO
5
Send in, as payment : REMIT
10
Surmounting : ATOP
14
Tennis great Lendl : IVAN
15
Not just stirring : AWAKE
16
Dump water overboard : BAIL
17
Riviera city : NICE
18
Quaker State: Abbr. : PENNA
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Grotesque : UGLY
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Task that stands high on one's list : CLEARPRIORITY
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It may be part of a pack : LIE
24
Bit of cyberchat shorthand : FWIW
25
Photo ___ : OPS
28
Show people to their seats, informally : USH
31
First Nations tribe : CREE
33
Little bump : NODULE
35
Agree verbally : SAYOK
37
Exam with a max. score of 180 : LSAT
39
"Dies ___" : IRAE
40
Words on a parental advisory label : EXPLICITCONTENT
43
Winter air : NOEL
44
Food stamp? : USDA
45
Basketball Hall-of-Famer Thomas : ISIAH
46
Mesmerized : ENRAPT
48
Return envelope, e.g.: Abbr. : ENCL
50
Quattro preceder : TRE
51
Cobb and others : TYS
52
Turnarounds, slangily : UIES
54
Corrida cry : OLE
56
Shiny shoe material : PATENTLEATHER
62
Campus area : QUAD
64
Buttinsky : PRIER
65
Brit of Fox News : HUME
66
Kitchenware brand : EKCO
67
Column order : IONIC
68
Slanted type: Abbr. : ITAL
69
Pretty low grades : DEES
70
"Family Ties" mother : ELYSE
71
Rabid dog in a Stephen King story : CUJO
Down
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97.5% of a penny : ZINC
2
Diabolical : EVIL
3
Political contest : RACE
4
Center of the N.B.A. : ONEAL
5
Lil Wayne, for one : RAPPER
6
Common still-life subject : EWER
7
Expansionist doctrine : MANIFESTDESTINY
8
"No need to tell me" : IKNOW
9
Attack vigorously : TEARINTO
10
Touch : ABUT
11
Playground shout : TAGYOUREIT
12
Vinaigrette component : OIL
13
Practice, as a trade : PLY
21
Lake of "Hairspray" : RICKI
22
Pacific battle site, familiarly : IWO
26
Flat : PLANAR
27
Do a slow burn : SEETHE
28
Online newsgroup system : USENET
29
Leipzig's state : SAXONY
30
Four-dimensional realm : HYPERSPACE
32
Skull and Bones members : ELIS
34
Morse code for "sissies" : DITS
36
Ceramic vessel : OLLA
38
Open ___ of worms : ACAN
41
Adorable one : CUTIEPIE
42
Nabisco wafer : NILLA
47
Wall Street option : PUT
49
Strong-arm : COERCE
53
Register : ENROL
55
Set of principles : ETHIC
57
Commotions : ADOS
58
Island rings : LEIS
59
Rwandan group : HUTU
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Key of Bach's second violin concerto: Abbr. : EMAJ
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Employee's move, for short : RELO
62
Letters seen during proofreading? : QED
63
Island strings : UKE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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