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New York Times, Wednesday, April 9, 2008

"I asked for tomato bisque, not gazpacho!" (complaint #1)

Author:
Daniel Kantor and Jay Kaskel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Kantor. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kaskel.
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© 2008, The New York Times4/9/08 ( No. 21,337 )

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"The Divine Comedy," for one : EPIC
5
Elisabeth of "Cocktail" : SHUE
9
Housecat : TABBY
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It could be revolving : DOOR
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Mann of the Haus : HERR
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High-end Honda : ACURA
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Windsor princess : ANNE
18
Book of Mormon book : OMNI
19
Dizzy Gillespie's jazz : BEBOP
20
"I asked for tomato bisque, not gazpacho!" (complaint #1) : MYSOUPISCOLD
23
Place for a housecat : LAP
24
___ du Diable : ILE
25
Cousin of "aargh!" : ACK
28
"Has our waiter even made eye contact?" (complaint #2) : AREWEINVISIBLE
33
___-Magnon : CRO
34
Shad ___ : ROE
35
Sharpshooting Annie : OAKLEY
36
Chart anew : REMAP
39
14+ : UHF
41
Zig and zag : WEAVE
42
Money for money : ATMFEE
44
Au naturel : RAW
46
Something Elizabeth II has? : ZED
47
"What, are they growing the food?" (complaint #3) : WHERESOURORDER
51
Sevilla seasoning : SAL
52
Manhandle : PAW
53
Actor Stephen : REA
54
Title of this puzzle : WHINEANDDINE
60
Place for a barbecue : PATIO
63
Titan's place : SILO
64
A rock band's name often appears on it : DRUM
65
Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
66
Language of the Hindustan Express : URDU
67
Sci-fi sage : YODA
68
Al ___ (a bit firm) : DENTE
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Mulching material : PEAT
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10 C-notes : ONEG
Down
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Mild yellow cheese : EDAM
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My Little ___ (kids' toy line) : PONY
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Charge holders : IONS
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Spicy cuisine : CREOLE
5
Free local paper : SHOPPER
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Prefix with sphere : HEMI
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Mantel pieces : URNS
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13th-century king of Denmark : ERICIV
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Workshop fixture : TABLESAW
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Nailed, as a test : ACED
11
Pal : BUB
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Pal : BRO
13
Pie hole : YAP
21
Motor City org. : UAW
22
Mishmash : OLIO
25
On fire : ABLAZE
26
Ingenious : CLEVER
27
Excited, with "up" : KEYED
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Queen of Soul, familiarly : ARETHA
29
German commander at the invasion of Normandy : ROMMEL
30
Marker : IOU
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___ jacket : NEHRU
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"South Park" boy : IKE
33
Sticking points? : CRAWS
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It has a horn: Abbr. : AFR
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Apartment security feature : PEEPHOLE
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Distant : FAR
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Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
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Long past its prime : WORNOUT
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Confesses (to) : OWNSUP
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Bloodshot : RED
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Pops : DADDYO
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Suffer from the heat : WILT
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The Old Sod : EIRE
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Robert who won a Tony for "Guys and Dolls" : ALDA
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Fairway club : IRON
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Like Michelangelo's David : NUDE
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Webzine : EMAG
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Crash site? : PAD
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Had a bit : ATE
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Won ___ : TON

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