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New York Times, Thursday, May 13, 2010

Author:
Patrick Merrell
Editor:
Will Shortz
Whitecaps next to an underpriced beachfront property?
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Patrick Merrell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Merrell. Thursday freshness: 58%
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© 2010, The New York Times5/13/10 ( No. 22,101 )
Across
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Archaeologists usually find things in this : SITU
5
Cutlass part : HILT
9
1992 Jack Nicholson title role : HOFFA
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Asta in the book "The Thin Man," e.g. : SCHNAUZER
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Pang : THROE
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Instruction to an overexcited Frenchman? : WEEWHEEMONSIEUR
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Bartolommeo and Angelico : FRAS
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Call from the field : MOO
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Common Hebrew name : ELI
22
Oriole or Tiger, informally : ALER
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Really wet grass expected tomorrow morning? : DEEPDEWDUE
27
Tattoos, e.g. : BODYART
29
Hack : CHOP
30
Wirers, say: Abbr. : EES
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Box office : GATE
33
Interruption causes : AHEMS
34
What quilting farmers do? : SEWANDSOW
36
Restrictive wear : IRONS
38
Auvers-sur-___, last home of Vincent van Gogh : OISE
39
Top of a suit? : ACE
42
Commodity for John Jacob Astor : PELT
43
Camera innovator George : EASTMAN
45
Whitecaps next to an underpriced beachfront property? : WAVESBYBUY
49
Some jellied dishes : EELS
50
Oscars prop: Abbr. : ENV
51
Put in one's ___ : OAR
52
Date maker : PALM
53
Simplify things at a ricotta factory? : WEIGHWHEYEASIER
59
Old Dodge hatchbacks : OMNIS
60
Box office request : ONEPLEASE
61
Henpeck : NAGAT
62
Hockey's Steve and baseball's Mel : OTTS
63
Retired fleet : SSTS
Down
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Missoula-to-Boise dir. : SSW
2
Seal's resting place, perhaps : ICEFLOE
3
Great American Ball Park team : THEREDS
4
Heedless : UNWARY
5
Color : HUE
6
Suffix with color : IZE
7
Eager beaver's word : LEMME
8
Some scouts : TROOP
9
Dearborn ___, MI : HTS
10
"___ don't know about that" : OHI
11
Bronze statue on top of the U.S. Capitol : FREEDOM
12
Bobbles : FOULUPS
13
Lofty stronghold : AERIE
15
Sounds of comprehension : AHS
18
Signal of comprehension : NOD
22
"The Simpsons" grampa : ABE
23
Tournament starting points : DRAWS
24
Jazzy James : ETTA
25
They repeat whatever you say : ECHOES
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"That's finally done!" : WHEW
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Realtors, e.g. : AGENTS
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Musician Brian : ENO
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Evaluate : ASSAY
34
Lemon ___ : SOLE
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Object of a French prayer : DIEU
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Beach locale of song : IPANEMA
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Gunning : REVVING
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Some Amys, Emmas and Mias : AMELIAS
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Least rocky : CALMEST
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Not the longest dashes : ENS
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Tempts : TEASES
45
Victors' cry : WEWON
46
Salaam : BOW
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Unsophisticated boob : YAHOO
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London borough containing Wembley Stadium : BRENT
52
Chum : PAL
54
Fashion model Carangi : GIA
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Only 20th-century prez without a coll. degree : HST
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___ again : YET
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Mini-albums, briefly : EPS
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Hi-___ : RES

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

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