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New York Times, Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Author:
David Sullivan
Editor:
Will Shortz
Its license plates have the motto "Famous Potatoes"
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David Sullivan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Sullivan.
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© 2013, The New York Times5/15/13 ( No. 23,199 )
Across
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1983 Tony-winning musical : CATS
5
In-crowd invitees : ALIST
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Soap brand that contains pumice : LAVA
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One on a one-dollar bill : UNUM
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Pool hall equipment : RACKS
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Site of the first human sin : EDEN
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Good stretch for the Dow : STRONGWEEK
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Microsoft Word menu pick : FONT
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Mottled bean : PINTO
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"No lie!" : ITSTRUE
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Extra after a movie's credits, perhaps : HIDDENSCENE
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Try to impress at a party, say : NAMEDROP
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"Every kiss begins ..." jeweler : KAY
31
State firmly : AVER
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Fritz's "Forget it!" : NEIN
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Annoying : PESKY
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Oxy 5 target : ZIT
39
2006 Jay-Z single : LOSTONE
41
___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
42
Its license plates have the motto "Famous Potatoes" : IDAHO
44
Dog that bit Miss Gulch : TOTO
45
Lose oomph : WANE
46
Pitcher Dennis in Cooperstown, for short : ECK
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Reflect deeply on : MULLOVER
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Midas service : BRAKEREPAIR
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Ingenue's quality : NAIVETE
54
Chris Matthews's channel : MSNBC
58
Conical woodwind : OBOE
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Cry accompanying the arrival of visitors : THEYREHERE
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Target of a narc : METH
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Hawaiian veranda : LANAI
65
Home of Qom : IRAN
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Gas brand in Canada : ESSO
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Download on a Nook : EBOOK
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___ Neuf (Parisian landmark) : PONT
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Zodiacal border : CUSP
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Prefix with lock or skid : ANTI
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When tripled, 1965 Byrds hit : TURN
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Suffocate : SMOTHER
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Falklands War side: Abbr. : ARG
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Postgraduate field : LAW
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Beverage store bagful : ICE
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Length of yarn : SKEIN
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"Shame on you!" : TSKTSK
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A bionic part of Steve Austin : LEFTEYE
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Deck out : ADORN
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Concert hall, e.g. : VENUE
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"I'm in" indicator : ANTE
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Reason to deny bar service : NOID
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Suffix with land or mind : SCAPE
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Bond villain : DRNO
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Biblical verb : DOEST
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Prime example : EPITOME
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W.W. II foe : NAZI
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Ardent : AVID
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Self-referential, informally : META
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Still in bed : NOTUP
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Czech, for one : SLAV
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Film character based on Hearst : KANE
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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John who wrote "What worries you, masters you" : LOCKE
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The Big Easy : NOLA
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Forcible dismissal : HEAVEHO
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Church activity : WORSHIP
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___ corn (sweet-and-salty snack) : KETTLE
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Gimlet garnish : LIME
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Toyland characters : BABES
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Civil eruptions : RIOTS
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Addict's need, informally : REHAB
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Iditarod terminus : NOME
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Emperor after Claudius : NERO
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Fiber source : BRAN
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Small change in the eurozone : CENT
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Brian who composed the "Microsoft sound" : ENO
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Former hoopster ___ Ming : YAO
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English comedian Mayall : RIK

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle.

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