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CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

New York Times, Sunday, April 29, 2007

58-Across : 1980s-'90s N.B.A. star Danny

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Henry Hook

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Hook.
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© 2007, The New York Times4/29/07 ( No. 20,991 )
Across
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Rude awakening : JOLT
5
Frequent abbr. on sheet music for folk songs : TRAD
9
Compound number? : ETHER
14
Without an out : ATBAY
19
1998 Andrea Bocelli operatic album : ARIA
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DeSoto or LaSalle : AUTO
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Concentration thwarter : NOISE
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Something that might be tucked under the chin : VIOLA
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... and 25-Across have "canine" surnames : MARKSPITZ
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... and 41-Across sang with their siblings : JUNEPOINTER
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Ignore the alarm : SLEEPIN
28
"With any luck" : IHOPE
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Shamed : ABASHED
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Save one's own neck, maybe : SING
32
Poet with a seemingly self-contradictory name : NOYES
33
Bundle of nerves : RETE
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Barely perceptible : FAINT
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Reach a settlement : AGREE
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Healing aid patented in 1872 : VASELINE
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... and 52-Across are Mormons : DONNYOSMOND
43
Matches : JIBES
44
No Westminster contender : CUR
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Compass point suffix : ERN
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Not at all certain : IFFY
47
Contest that leads to a draw : DUEL
48
Loyal pooch : FIDO
49
Census stats : AGES
51
Agassi partner : GRAF
52
... and 69-Across have affiliations with "Jeopardy!" : KENJENNINGS
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Museum employee : RESTORER
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The King of Pop, in headlines : JACKO
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1980s-'90s N.B.A. star Danny : AINGE
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Belligerent deity : ARES
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Branches : FORKS
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He reached his peak in 1806 : PIKE
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"Everybody Loves Raymond" role : MARIE
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News exec Roger : AILES
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Glockenspiels' kin : CELESTAS
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... and 80-Across have mythological creatures as surnames : MERVGRIFFIN
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Mmes., across the Pyrenees : SRAS
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Symbol in el zodiaco : TORO
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"Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
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Have an in (with) : RATE
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Stimulate : SPUR
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Kia model : RIO
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"Didn't I tell you?!" : SEE
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Faith in music : PERCY
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... and 99-Across starred in musicals and share their first names with a classic sitcom couple : ETHELMERMAN
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Comment following a lucky guess : CALLEDIT
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Pin site : LAPEL
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Slippery as ___ : ANEEL
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Taking care of the situation : ONIT
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France's Oscar : CESAR
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"The Most Happy Fella" song : BIGD
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Bailiwick of TV's Matlock : ATLANTA
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Country with a palm tree on its flag : HAITI
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Sophocles subject : ELECTRA
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... and 101-Across are known for their fancy footwork : FREDASTAIRE
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... and 23-Across are Olympic gold medalists : CARLLEWIS
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Clan symbol : TOTEM
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Makes : EARNS
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Xena's horse : ARGO
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Absence : LACK
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Talked a blue streak? : SWORE
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Showed courage, old-style : DURST
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In case : LEST
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Caustic chemicals : LYES
Down
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Fixes : JAMS
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Exam format : ORAL
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Erstwhile denaro : LIRE
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Cons : TAKESIN
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Access : TAPINTO
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Contrite : RUING
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Long-distance letters : ATT
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Exhibiting ennui : DOZINGOFF
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Had fun with : ENJOYED
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Rogaine alternative : TOUPEE
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Cheryl of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" : HINES
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Tongue's end? : ESE
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Not totally disastrous : REPARABLE
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Flies : AVIATES
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Strands in the winter? : TINSEL
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This and that : BOTH
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Sheltered : ALEE
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Sale locale : YARD
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Like hedgehogs : SPINY
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Bigger than big : OBESE
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Keratoid : HORNY
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Make a name for oneself? : FORGE
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Queen ___ County, Md. : ANNES
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Elizabeth Taylor's pet charity, for short : AMFAR
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Mission ___, Calif. : VIEJO
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Hockey infraction : ICING
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Wink accompaniment : NUDGE
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Asteroid discovered in 1898 : EROS
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Pricey : DEAR
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Donkeys, to mules : SIRES
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Discards : JUNKS
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Casino supply : DECKS
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Police epithet, with "the" : FINEST
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Make fast : STARVE
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"The Female Eunuch" author : GREER
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Singer/actress Akers : KAREN
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Performs perfectly : NAILS
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Puma rival : NIKE
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Before markdown: Abbr. : ORIG
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Half of Brangelina : JOLIE
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Grant money? : FIFTY
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Masterpiece : PEARL
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Jilted wife of myth : MEDEA
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Staggering : AREEL
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"Is that ___?" : AFACT
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Truculent : CRUEL
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Leader of the Mel-Tones : TORME
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Typeface akin to Helvetica : ARIAL
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Expeditiously : SOON
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Like il but not elle: Abbr. : MASC
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Sore : IRRITATED
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Round all around : SPHERICAL
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March honoree, familiarly : STPAT
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George Eliot, e.g. : PENNAME
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Uses a Moviola, in film-making : EDITS
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Showing the least resistance : EASIEST
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Close-fitting garment : MAILLOT
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Georgia of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" : ENGEL
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Erythrocyte : REDCELL
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U.P.S. staffer, at times : LOADER
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Memorizes : LEARNS
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Cicada sound : CHIRR
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Baffin Bay sights : BERGS
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P.M. periods : AFTS
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Think way back? : TROW
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Actor Jared : LETO
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Bob of the P.G.A. : TWAY
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It may be served in a bed : RICE
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Shows curiosity : ASKS
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Sports org. for nonprofessionals : AAU
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"Chances ___" : ARE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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