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New York Times, Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Figure of Greek myth with a statue at Rockefeller Center

Author:
Keith Talon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Talon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times5/11/10 ( No. 22,099 )
Across
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Defeat, barely : EDGE
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Word on a bar worker's jar : TIPS
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Gem : JEWEL
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Pasta or potato, for short : CARB
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Savoie sweetheart : AMIE
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Still in the game : ALIVE
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Brag : CROW
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Beekeeper played by Peter Fonda : ULEE
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Recurring melody : MOTIF
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Tiger and Elin Woods's 37-Across order? : ONTHEROCKS
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Super, slangily : PHAT
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Sign on a locked lavatory : INUSE
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Vast amounts : OCEANS
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It might start "E FP TOZ LPED" : EYETEST
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Party that's a wow : BLAST
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Posh : LUXE
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One pitied by Mr. T : FOOL
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Doo-___ music : WOP
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Actor's rep: Abbr. : AGT
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Cocktail called "the elixir of quietude" by 4-Down : MARTINI
40
1950s campaign nickname : IKE
41
___'easter : NOR
42
Apple originally marketed to schools : EMAC
43
New car sticker fig. : MSRP
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Figure of Greek myth with a statue at Rockefeller Center : ATLAS
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1889 statehood achievers, with "the" : DAKOTAS
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Ringtoss game : QUOITS
51
A marathon has about 26 of these : MILES
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Runnin' Rebels' sch. : UNLV
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Paula Abdul's 37-Across order? : STRAIGHTUP
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"Later, amigo!" : ADIOS
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French cleric : ABBE
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Foot: Prefix : PEDI
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It's not good to run one : FEVER
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Potter's oven : KILN
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Mineral in hemoglobin : IRON
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The hapless Corleone : FREDO
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Things that modest people lack : EGOS
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"Peter Pan" fairy, for short : TINK
Down
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Shoe company founded in Denmark : ECCO
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"Phooey!" : DARN
3
Small cavern, in poetry : GROT
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"The Elements of Style" updater : EBWHITE
5
Sign after Aries : TAURUS
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"Please help me with directions!" : IMLOST
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Jigsaw puzzle element : PIECE
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Be "it," in a game : SEEK
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Wing it, musically : JAM
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Skips the dos before the I do's? : ELOPES
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O. Henry's 37-Across order? : WITHATWIST
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Aquafina rival : EVIAN
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Some turns and boxing punches : LEFTS
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Opposite WSW : ENE
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Wise old Athenian : SOLON
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City known as Colombia's sports capital : CALI
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Pizazz : ELAN
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"Car Talk" dubbed it "the worst car of the millennium" : YUGO
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Popeye's 37-Across order? : EXTRAOLIVE
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Avril Lavigne's "Sk8er ___" : BOI
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Consumer protection agcy. : FTC
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Vegetable in Cajun cuisine : OKRA
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Livens, with "up" : PEPS
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Cheesy sandwich : MELT
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Collect : AMASS
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Dorm figures, for short : RAS
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Frenzied place at a rock club : MOSHPIT
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Recorded for later viewing : TIVOED
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Cisco Kid's horse : DIABLO
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"The X-Files" figures : ALIENS
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Big beer buy : KEG
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Hearty drink : QUAFF
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Hypnotized or anesthetized : UNDER
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Head honcho : MRBIG
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Help oneself to : TAKE
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Garr of "Tootsie" : TERI
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Noodles with tempura : UDON
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Medium-rare steak color : PINK
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B'way success sign : SRO

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

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