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New York Times, Tuesday, April 8, 2008

50-Down : Informal greeting at a breakfast shop

Author:
Dave Mackey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Mackey. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times4/8/08 ( No. 21,336 )
Across
1
Kaplan of "Welcome Back, Kotter" : GABE
5
Tally : ADDUP
10
Émile who wrote "Truth is on the march" : ZOLA
14
Is in hock : OWES
15
More than sore : IRATE
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Leave out : OMIT
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Ronald Reagan movie : BEDTIMEFORBONZO
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Think tank products : IDEAS
21
Indy 500 inits. : STP
22
Cuban boy in 2000 news : ELIAN
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As a result : THUS
25
Chat room shorthand for "Here's what I think" : IMHO
27
"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
30
Doris Day movie, with "The" : PAJAMAGAME
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
36
Era-spanning story : SAGA
37
Greg of "My Two Dads" : EVIGAN
38
Honda with a palindromic name : CIVIC
40
Gradual decline : EBB
42
Cause of some food poisoning : ECOLI
43
2001 title role for Audrey Tautou : AMELIE
45
Wren or hen : BIRD
47
___ Irvin, longtime cartoonist for The New Yorker : REA
48
Rock Hudson movie : PILLOWTALK
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Not fem. : MASC
51
Deuce beater : TREY
52
Bonkers : LOCO
54
"___ is human" : TOERR
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Sandy island : CAY
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Football's Fighting ___ : IRISH
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Barbara Eden TV series : IDREAMOFJEANNIE
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___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
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Old newspaper sections : ROTOS
68
Touch-and-go : IFFY
69
Support staffer: Abbr. : ASST
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Map detail : INSET
71
Have-___ (lower economic group) : NOTS
Down
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Mongolian expanse : GOBI
2
Impressed and then some : AWED
3
"Venerable" monk : BEDE
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Bequeathed property : ESTATE
5
Colgate competitor : AIM
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Equestrian competition : DRESSAGE
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Bonkers : DAFT
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A world without 71-Across : UTOPIA
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According to : PER
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Of the animal kingdom : ZOOLOGIC
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First Dodge with front-wheel drive : OMNI
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Minnelli of "Arthur" : LIZA
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Like ___ of bricks : ATON
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Suffix with bull or bear : ISH
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Didn't act up : BEHAVED
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Work ___ lather : UPA
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Flaubert's Bovary, e.g.: Abbr. : MME
27
B.M.I. rival : ASCAP
28
"Spider-Man" director Sam : RAIMI
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It's no short story : NOVEL
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___ the Hutt of "Star Wars" : JABBA
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Ancient meeting place : AGORA
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Maxim's target audience : MALES
34
Pioneering 1940s computer : ENIAC
36
Annabella of "The Sopranos" : SCIORRA
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"It's on me!" : ILLTREAT
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Subject of a 1976 film "ode" : BILLYJOE
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Stand-in for "you" in "Concentration" : EWE
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"Flying Down to Rio" studio : RKO
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Captain of industry : TYCOON
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Informal greeting at a breakfast shop : MORNIN
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Grp. known as the Company : CIA
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"___ yellow ribbon ..." : TIEA
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Bookie's quote : ODDS
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Coastal raptors : ERNS
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P.M. periods : AFTS
60
Dope : INFO
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Sort (through) : SIFT
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Attention getters : HEYS
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Hosp. procedure : MRI
65
Ballpark fig. : EST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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