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New York Times, Monday, May 19, 2008

Portrayer of Frank Sinatra on "Saturday Night Live"

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times5/19/08 ( No. 21,377 )
Across
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The pyramids, for pharaohs : TOMBS
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"Hey ... over here!" : PSST
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PBS newsman Lehrer : JIM
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"The Cat and the Curmudgeon" author Cleveland ___ : AMORY
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Inventor Elias : HOWE
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Absolutely the best : AONE
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Place not generating rent : VACANTAPARTMENT
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Feeling tied up, as a stomach : INKNOTS
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Rock band follower : GROUPIE
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"The first ___, the angel did say ..." : NOEL
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Worked at, as a trade : PLIED
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Guarantees that mean nothing : EMPTYPROMISES
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Point again, as a gun : REAIM
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Crimped, as hair : WAVY
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Hit CBS drama with two spinoffs : CSI
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Formal entrance : GATE
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Euphoric : GIDDY
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Pretend to be, as at a Halloween party : GOAS
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Without a prescription: Abbr. : OTC
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Pal for Spot or Rover : FIDO
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Increase : AMPUP
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Win that brings little actual gain : HOLLOWVICTORY
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Avis competitor : ALAMO
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Post-it, e.g. : NOTE
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Brandy cocktail : SIDECAR
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Warms up again : REHEATS
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Contents of guns used in training exercises : BLANKCARTRIDGES
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Offerings to the poor : ALMS
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Dust Bowl migrant : OKIE
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New York footballer : GIANT
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Bad: Prefix : DYS
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Baby boomers' kids, informally : GENX
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Groups of buffalo : HERDS
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Rikki-Tikki-___ : TAVI
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Neighbor of Yemen : OMAN
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Make fun of : MOCK
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Kellogg's Raisin ___ : BRAN
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Roget's listing : SYNONYM
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"Star Trek" weapon : PHASER
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Soak (up) : SOP
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Booty : SWAG
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Ariz., e.g., before 1912 : TERR
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Portrayer of Frank Sinatra on "Saturday Night Live" : JOEPISCOPO
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Concave belly button : INNIE
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Rationed (out) : METED
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Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
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Feature of many a sports car : TTOP
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___-turvy : TOPSY
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Scuttlebutt : LOWDOWN
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Therefore : ERGO
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Vegetarians avoid it : MEAT
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1998 Robin Williams title role : PATCHADAMS
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Common Father's Day gift : TIE
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Off one's rocker : MAD
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Climbing vine : IVY
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Suffix with dino- : SAUR
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1960s Bill Cosby TV series : ISPY
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Baseball great Hodges : GIL
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Words before "You may kiss the bride" : IDO
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London hrs. : GMT
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Group watched by Little Bo Peep : FLOCK
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A pair of deuces beats it : ACEHIGH
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Black cats and broken mirrors, by tradition : OMENS
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Whirlpool or tornado : VORTEX
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Anatomical passage : ITER
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Equally awful : ASBAD
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Eli ___ and Company : LILLY
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Slip ___ (blunder) : ACOG
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Clean up leaves, e.g. : RAKE
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Actress McClurg : EDIE
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Food thickener : AGAR
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Care for, with "to" : TEND
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Fleet that was permanently retired in 2003 : SSTS
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___ Tin Tin : RIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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