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New York Times, Monday, May 28, 2012

The starts of 20-, 29-, 36- and 46-Across, e.g., when repeated quickly in order

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Mueller. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times5/28/12 ( No. 22,847 )

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Across
1
Suffix with differ : ENT
4
Early American patriot Thomas : PAINE
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Speedy : RAPID
14
Gen ___ (child of a 29-Across) : XER
15
Capital of Jordan : AMMAN
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"William Tell," for one : OPERA
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Where: Lat. : UBI
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Land that's not inland : COAST
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Gave a speeding ticket : CITED
20
Stereotypical entree at a campaign event : RUBBERCHICKEN
23
It's transfused in a transfusion : BLOOD
24
Brits' thank-yous : TAS
25
___ carte : ALA
28
Powerful D.C. lobby : AARP
29
One born in the late 1940s or '50s : BABYBOOMER
33
Prefix with conservative : NEO
34
___-Japanese War : SINO
35
Lerner's songwriting partner : LOEWE
36
Item carried by an Amish driver : BUGGYWHIP
39
Way underpriced : CHEAP
42
Ogled : EYED
43
Nothing ___ the truth : BUT
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Farmer's wish : BUMPERCROP
49
10th grader: Abbr. : SOPH
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___-Caps : SNO
51
Cheerleader's cheer : RAH
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Authored : WROTE
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The starts of 20-, 29-, 36- and 46-Across, e.g., when repeated quickly in order : TONGUETWISTER
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Protein acid, for short : AMINO
60
U.C.L.A. athlete : BRUIN
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"If you ask me," in texts : IMO
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Sainted ninth-century pope : LEOIV
63
Daily reading for a pope : BIBLE
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Clean air org. : EPA
65
Orange soda brand : FANTA
66
"Sailing to Byzantium" poet : YEATS
67
Roll of green? : SOD
Down
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Beyond the metro area : EXURBAN
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Interstellar clouds : NEBULAE
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___ Bridge (former name of New York's R.F.K. Bridge) : TRIBORO
4
Walked back and forth : PACED
5
Love personified : AMOR
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Apple computer : IMAC
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Poet Ogden : NASH
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Thing : ENTITY
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Absolutely dependable : ROCKSOLID
10
"... blackbirds baked in ___" : APIE
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Honeybunch or snookums : PETNAME
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Rage : IRE
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Annual June honoree : DAD
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Jazz style : BOP
22
Taxi : CAB
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___ Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, once) : LEW
27
Live and breathe : ARE
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Gargantuan : BIG
30
Taiwanese-born director Lee : ANG
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Charles of "Algiers," 1938 : BOYER
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"Alley ___!" : OOP
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Luminous stellar explosion : SUPERNOVA
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Protestant denom. : BAP
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Cheyenne's home: Abbr. : WYO
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Cool, in old slang : HEP
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"___ News Sunday Morning" : CBS
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Attila, for one : HUN
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Love or rage : EMOTION
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Wee 'un's footwear : BOOTIES
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Lively, in music : UPTEMPO
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In phrases, something to share or hit : THEROAD
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Dishcloth : RAG
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A little on the heavy side : CHUBBY
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12th graders: Abbr. : SRS
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Rosés, e.g. : WINES
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"I'm ___!" : ONIT
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Great Lake between Huron and Ontario : ERIE
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Heavy instrument to march with : TUBA
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Lose freshness, as a flower : WILT
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1936 candidate Landon : ALF
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___ culpa : MEA

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