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New York Times, Thursday, May 14, 2009

What all the answers on this puzzle's 37-Across are to each other

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FKQX} This is puzzle # 136 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York Times5/14/09 ( No. 21,737 )
Across
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Shindigs : PARTIES
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Elf costume add-ons, maybe : EARTIPS
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Overwhelmingly : INAROMP
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Property receiver : ALIENEE
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Vitamin A : RETINOL
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Game with four jokers : CANASTA
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Qty. : AMT
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Like loot, often : STASHED
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Caste member : ANT
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Spilled the beans : TOLD
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Abbr. often repeated redundantly : ETC
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Detection device : SONAR
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Monterrey month : ENERO
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Big truck : RIG
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Big truck : SEMI
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Asian goatlike animal : SEROW
35
Official gemstone of Alaska : JADE
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___ school : PREP
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See 21-Down : PERIMETER
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Latin lesson word : AMAS
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"___ Gold," 1992 album that has sold 28 million copies worldwide : ABBA
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Preceded, with "to" : LEDUP
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Apple, e.g. : POME
49
Set : GEL
50
Loy of old Hollywood : MYRNA
51
Weak ones : RUNTS
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Self-esteem : EGO
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End of many company names : SONS
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Cork's home: Abbr. : IRE
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Unchanged : THESAME
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Boxer's handler? : VET
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Made safe : ENSURED
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Composer Antonio : SALIERI
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Sequestering, legally speaking : SEIZING
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Cowardly : UNBRAVE
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Trudge : TRAIPSE
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Foreign currency unit : PIASTER
Down
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1979 World Series champs : PIRATES
2
Literally, "daughter of the wind" : ANEMONE
3
Mojave Desert sight : RATTLER
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Prefix on many chemical compound names : TRI
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Plus and minus items : IONS
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Make a big scene? : EMOTE
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Comic book sound : SPLAT
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A pop : EACH
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Wings, zoologically : ALAE
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Orange coats : RINDS
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Leaves with a caddy? : TEA
12
More cracked : INSANER
13
Sweets, e.g. : PETNAME
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Cruise, say : SEATRIP
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What all the answers on this puzzle's 37-Across are to each other : SCRAMBLES
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Weight training unit : DROPSET
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Fish-eating raptors : OSPREYS
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"You ___ me!" : OWE
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Head light? : IDEA
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Pick up : GET
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Be in sync : JIBE
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Not the most authoritative journalism source : RAG
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Slippery ___ : ELM
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"The one-l lama," to Ogden Nash : APRIEST
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Funeral attendee : MOURNER
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Result of butting heads? : AMNESIA
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Intended to convey : DROVEAT
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Upset : UNNERVE
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More sallow : PASTIER
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Word with club or mine : STRIP
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Fill the tank : GASUP
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Rial spender : OMANI
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Layers : HENS
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Sharpness : EDGE
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Island in the Arcipelago Toscano : ELBA
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Weapon first designed in 1950 : UZI
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Destination of many filings, for short : IRS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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