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AFTER WORD

New York Times, Sunday, April 4, 2010

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: Bonus question: What word can follow each half of the answer to each starred clue?
Jim Horne notes:

The answer to the bonus question is BOARD.

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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0404 ( 22,062 )
Across
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Economy : COACH
6
"Spare" part : RIB
9
Direction for violinists : UPBOW
14
Rubbish : TRIPE
19
Relieve : ALLAY
20
"Cold Mountain" heroine : ADA
21
Hot stuff : SALSA
22
High trump card : HONOR
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*"Either that ___ goes, or I do" (Oscar Wilde's reputed last words) : WALLPAPER
25
*Legislative V.I.P. : FLOORLEADER
27
"As You Like It" role : CELIA
28
Curved nail, perhaps : CLAW
29
Dentiform : tooth :: pyriform : ___ : PEAR
30
Certain : ASSURED
33
Chin : CHAT
34
*Object of superstition : BLACKCAT
38
Wiped out : BEAT
39
*Annual N.F.L. event : COLLEGEDRAFT
42
Project Blue Book subj. : UFO
43
Get a flat : RENT
44
"___ Love" (1978 hit for Natalie Cole) : OUR
45
German unity : EINS
46
Kind of crazy? : STIR
47
Org. that gives approval : USDA
48
Dirt : SMUT
50
Obloquy, e.g. : ABUSE
52
___ dish : PETRI
53
Print maker : PAW
54
*Zigzag trail up a mountain : SWITCHBACK
56
Better writing, e.g. : REVISE
57
Wry : TWISTED
59
Big band : HORDE
60
Navigator William with a sea named after him : BARENTS
61
Jazzy Chick : COREA
62
Decline in value : SAG
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Sitting around for years waiting to get drunk? : AGING
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Tedious trips : SCHLEPS
66
Something that might be hard to drink? : CIDER
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Open up : BLOSSOM
71
Jostles : ELBOWS
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*Green Bay Packers fan : CHEESEHEAD
74
Chartres shout : CRI
75
Femme fatale : SIREN
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They may offer rides : FAIRS
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Site of numerous firings : KILN
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A guard may protect it : SHIN
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Imitated : APED
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Real first name of Alfalfa of the Little Rascals : CARL
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Trouble : AIL
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Bring around : COAX
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Display in the Auckland Museum : MOA
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*Tally : RUNNINGSCORE
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Choice : AONE
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*Lamp holder : ENDTABLE
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"The Flying Dutchman" tenor : ERIK
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Armpits : AXILLAS
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Exotic berry in some fruit juices : ACAI
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Missed signals from Little Boy Blue, maybe : BAAS
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Director Kurosawa : AKIRA
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*Lure : DRAWINGCARD
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*Cover-up : WHITEWASH
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1986 rock autobiography : ITINA
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New addition : HIREE
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Lunkhead : ASS
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Babushkas : NANAS
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Actress Streep : MERYL
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Cultivates : TENDS
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Interjection added to the O.E.D. in 2001 : DOH
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Land called Mizraim in the Bible : EGYPT
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Harsh call : CAW
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Suffix with boff : OLA
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Purely : ALL
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Birthplace of William Thackeray and Satyajit Ray : CALCUTTA
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Wired : HYPER
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Spanish fleet? : RAPIDO
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Brain matter? : IDEA
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Block : BAR
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June "honoree," briefly : USFLAG
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Sense of taste : PALATE
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Big wind : BLOW
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Spanish bear : OSO
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F-14, e.g. : WARPLANE
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1977 Liza Minnelli musical : THEACT
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Family name in Frank Miller's "Sin City" series : ROARK
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Gary's home: Abbr. : IND
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"The Purloined Letter" writer : POE
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Foozle : ERR
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A Baldwin : ALEC
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Pages (through) : LEAFS
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Gregg Allman's wife who filed for divorce after nine days : CHER
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Sudden : ABRUPT
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Oscillate : SEESAW
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*Wonder product : SANDWICHBREAD
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Critical situation : CLUTCH
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Sharp and stimulating : BRISK
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*Risking detention : CUTTINGSCHOOL
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Something unprecedented : AFIRST
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Major party : TORIES
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Yahoo : LOUT
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Dickens : DEUCE
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Some naturals : SEVENS
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Wins everything : SWEEPS
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Cursed alchemist : MIDAS
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Sands, e.g. : ABRADES
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Stars in many westerns : BADGES
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Stop sign? : PERIOD
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Cast about : STREWN
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One stocking stockings : HOSIER
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Coat named for a British lord : RAGLAN
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Made an individual effort : SOLOED
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Scene of confusion : BABEL
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"Open ___" : SESAME
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Like some earrings : CLIPON
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Serving from a pot : CHILI
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Football do-over : REKICK
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Epithet for Elizabeth I : ORIANA
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Sassy lassies : MINXES
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Meat, as in 66-Down : CARNE
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Liliuokalani Gardens site : HILO
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Half-circle window over a door : FANLIGHT
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Rogue : SCALAWAG
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Resident of Daiquirí : CUBAN
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Frequent disclaimer : ASIS
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Like some census categories : RACIAL
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Closed in on : NEARED
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Marks : GRADES
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Dashing : RAKISH
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Out : EXIT
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Light brown : TAWNY
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Galsworthy's Mrs. Forsyte : IRENE
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One raised on a farm : BARN
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"Got it!" : AHSO
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Empty-headed : DIM
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Rural address abbr. : RTE
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It's in circulation : AIR
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French firm: Abbr. : CIE
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Bankroll? : WAD
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A little or a lot : ANY
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Dupe : SAP
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Pres. with the Marshall Plan : HST

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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