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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY!

New York Times, Sunday, May 22, 2011

Author:
Bob Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 22 Words: 145, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: The New York Public Library turns 100 on May 23.
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0522 ( 22,475 )
Across
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Be bratty : ACTUP
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Chaplin chapeau : DERBY
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Center of emotions : BOSOM
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Long-range weapon, for short : ICBM
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Spa spot : SAUNA
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It's got game, often : SNARE
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At just the right time : ONCUE
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Pants, in brief : TROU
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The Library's rare first-edition printing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" is, to its publisher's chagrin, ___ : SUBTITLEDAPARIOTICSONG
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Pont Neuf's locale : SEINE
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Tractor-trailer : RIG
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Betty of "Dizzy Dishes" : BOOP
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King at Karnak : RAMSES
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Wingding : FETE
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Unmanned vehicle that found the Titanic : ARGO
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"Yankee Doodle Dandy" Oscar winner : CAGNEY
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Piggish : MESSY
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Spanish treasure : ORO
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Heavy cart : DRAY
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Very : OHSO
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Go out : EBB
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Norbert Pearlroth spent 52 years of 60-hour weeks in the Library's Reading Room collecting material for ___ : RIPLEYSBELIEVEITORNOT
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Fabulous writer? : AESOP
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"The Creation" composer : HAYDN
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Ring site : EAR
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Jagged chain : SIERRA
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Lee, e.g.: Abbr. : GEN
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Big name in country : REBA
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This is not going anywhere : STAYCATION
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Cry of praise : HOSANNA
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Do some grilling : ASK
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Rail org. : MTA
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Amigo : BUD
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The Library's Special Collections include one of George Washington's creations, ___ : AHANDWRITTENBEERRECIPE
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Uganda's Amin : IDI
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Some chest-pounding, briefly : CPR
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Have something : AIL
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Boxes : ENCASES
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Progresso offering : LENTILSOUP
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Take to a higher power : CUBE
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Plot thickener : SOD
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Smooth as silk : SATINY
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Article used by Einstein : DER
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Grace in film : KELLY
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Fashionable beach resorts : LIDOS
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The Library's Periodicals Room was the source of most of the excerpted material in the first issue of ___ : READERSDIGESTMAGAZINE
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Thermal opening? : ISO
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A Lincoln : MARY
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KFC side dish : SLAW
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Dye container : VAT
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Hines of jazz : FATHA
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Pull-up pullers : BICEPS
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Fret : STEW
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Tease : JOSH
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Pinafores : APRONS
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Spot on the staff? : NOTE
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Neighbor of Swe. : NOR
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Button ridge : KNURL
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The handle of Charles Dickens's ivory letter opener, in the Library's collection, is ___ : THEPAWOFHISDECEASEDCAT
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Reddish purple : WINE
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Without digressing : ADREM
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John who wrote "The Bastard" : JAKES
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Go-between : AGENT
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Goes on to say : ADDS
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Cartoonist Bil : KEANE
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Indolence : SLOTH
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Irascible : TESTY
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Bozo : ASS
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Informal talk : CAUSERIE
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Stretchy garments : TUBETOPS
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Disconnect : UNTIE
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Hassle : PAIN
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Internet option, briefly : DSL
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Vitamin-rich snack : ENERGYBAR
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Kind of wave : RADIO
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Crow : BRAG
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Short agreement : YEP
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"Jabberwocky" birds : BOROGOVES
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Lyonnaise sauce ingredient : ONION
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With 14-Down, visually investigate : SCOPE
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See 13-Down : OUT
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Predecessor of Rabin : MEIR
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Caller ID? : ITSME
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Sign of the times? : CROSS
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Ulna and fibula : BONES
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Cartoon criminal : MUGSY
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Lachrymose : TEARY
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Humble : ABASE
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Wales, in medieval times : CAMBRIA
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Roman squares : FORA
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Torrent : RASH
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Borneo borderer : CHINASEA
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Besides : YET
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Bank (on) : DEPEND
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Hag : OLDBAT
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Pear variety : BOSC
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The Hub hub : LOGAN
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Look on : EYE
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Wonderland cake message : EATME
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Inflamed : IRATE
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Hockey goal part : NET
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Small African antelopes : ORIBIS
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Barnstormers : TROUPE
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Llullaillaco's locale : ANDES
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Shanghai-to-Beijing dir. : NNW
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Easily handled, as a ship : YARE
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Huzzahs : HAILS
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Words of worry : OHDEAR
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Hélène or Geneviève : SAINTE
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Missile paths : ARCS
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You may get them in a bunch : KNICKERS
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Products with earbuds : IPODS
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Set straight : TRUED
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Melancholy, musically : BLUESY
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Chart checkers, for short : RNS
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Mandatory recycling, e.g. : ECOLAW
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Andalusian port : CADIZ
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Andalusian aunt : TIA
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Where "Parks and Recreation" is set : INDIANA
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High-pH solutions : LYES
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Heyday : PRIMETIME
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Alphabetical order? : BLT
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Setting of Johnny Depp's feature film debut : ELMSTREET
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Noah Webster's alma mater : YALE
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Splits : DIVORCES
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Tilted : ONASLANT
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Dickens's Mr. Pecksniff : SETH
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Good name for a thief : ROB
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Goggles : GAPES
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Goggles : GAWKS
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Mullah's edict : FATWA
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Honeydew producer : APHID
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Drift : TREND
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They may be high : HOPES
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___ dignitatem : INFRA
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Folkie Leonard : COHEN
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Show-stopping : SOCKO
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Bench warmer? : JUDGE
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Love letters : SWAK
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Actress Patricia : NEAL
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Spruce : NEAT
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Words of praise : ODE
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Spinmeisters? : DJS
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Can opener? : ASH
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Communication syst. for the deaf : TTY

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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