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A STATELY GARDEN

New York Times, Sunday, May 3, 2009

Author:
Caleb Madison
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Caleb Madison

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0503 ( 21,726 )
Across
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Source of some bangs : SCALP
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Beats it : HIES
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It may be produced at a construction site : DIN
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Shame : ABASH
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Big name in wrapping : ALCOA
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Onetime Robert De Niro role : ALCAPONE
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Mario Puzo sequel : OMERTA
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Relatives of balalaikas : LUTES
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Five works of Mozart [Rhode Island] : VIOLINCONCERTOS
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Tricks, in a way : SNOWS
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Word with spiny or electric : EEL
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Disco ___ of "The Simpsons" : STU
28
Like kibbutzim : ISRAELI
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Not completely settle an argument [New York] : AGREETODISAGREE
33
Where ___ : ITSAT
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Onetime Robert De Niro role : DON
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Noted 1960s flower child : ONO
36
Address : PLACE
38
Person on deck? : SAILOR
42
Chief city of Moravia : BRNO
44
Subject of the biography "The Man Who Invented the Twentieth Century" : TESLA
45
Mark and Anthony: Abbr. : STS
48
"Revelations" choreographer [Utah] : ALVINAILEY
50
"Golly!" : GEE
51
Arched part : INSTEP
53
The whole shebang : ATOZ
54
Chinese dynasty before the Shang : HSIA
55
Produce some combinations, say : BOX
56
Less adorned : SPARER
57
Bx. or Bklyn. : BOR
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Trial hearing? [Indiana] : EXPERTTESTIMONY
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"Yahoo!" : YIPPEE
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Duodecim : XII
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Like some parking : NOSEIN
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It's never made with plastic [Ohio] : CASHTRANSACTION
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Honor student's boast, for short : GPA
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Public squares in ancient Greece : AGORAE
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Roar : lion :: bugle : ___ : ELK
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Sooner : OKIE
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___ Little, "The Wire" gangster : OMAR
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___ Park, colonial Pennsylvania site near Philadelphia : GRAEME
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Match part : SET
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Country singer with the #1 album and single "Killin' Time" [New Hampshire] : CLINTBLACK
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Pound sound : YIP
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"Carnaval sur la plage" artist : ENSOR
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Part of a Latin 101 conjugation : AMAS
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WrestleMania locales : ARENAS
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Go-aheads : YESES
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Friendly opening? : ECO
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Golden Globe winner Zadora : PIA
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Play hard ___ : TOGET
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He played a Nazi in "Marathon Man" and a Nazi hunter in "The Boys From Brazil" [Connecticut] : LAURENCEOLIVIER
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Harmonica-like instrument : OCARINA
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Zany : NUT
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Just what the drs. ordered? : RXS
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Aristocrat : NOBLE
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"Bye Bye Birdie" tune [California] : PUTONAHAPPYFACE
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Flip response? : ILOSE
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Accompanier of a harrow, in Harrow : PLOUGH
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Airbus, e.g. : JETLINER
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Shirk : AVOID
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Out of ___ : SORTS
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Ques. follower : ANS
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Stylist's stock : GELS
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Round at a soda fountain : COKES
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It might be picante : SALSA
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Held (to) : CLUNG
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Lineman? : ACTOR
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"My Fair Lady" composer : LOEWE
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Relayed : PASSEDON
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Wear : HAVEON
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Comment after "So" : ILIED
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Unwanted breakout : ECOLI
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"Do the Right Thing" role : SAL
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"Stay!" : DONTGO
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Bring about : INCUR
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Prefix with noir : NEO
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1972 #1 hit that starts "A long, long time ago" : AMERICANPIE
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Jump on : BERATE
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They may be patronized by señors and señoras : ARTES
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Classical wrap : STOLA
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Is charismatic : HASIT
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Italian sculptor Nicola or Giovanni : PISANO
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Training acad. : OCS
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Physicist Bohr : NIELS
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It's read from right to left : TORAH
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"Like no other" sloganeer : SONY
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Foil alternative : EPEE
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Groups of stars : ALISTS
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9-3 and 9-5 car manufacturer : SAAB
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One in a four-part harmony : ALTO
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Bar since 1879 : IVORYSOAP
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___ Lemon, Tina Fey's "30 Rock" character : LIZ
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Karen ___, real name of author Isak Dinesen : BLIXEN
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Gain : REAP
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Communication that might include "OMG" and "TTYL" : TEXT
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Sideshow attraction : STRONGMAN
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Almost any girl in "Gossip Girl" : TEEN
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Nimble : SPRY
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"___ bad moon rising" (1969 song lyric) : ISEEA
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Fielder's call : GOTIT
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Northern Scandinavian : SAMI
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Symbol of thickness : BRICK
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Worship : EXALT
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Japanese mushrooms : ENOKIS
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___-law : SONIN
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Their, in Munich : IHRE
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Where fund-raisers might be planned : PTAMEETINGS
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Gets ready for a date, perhaps : PREENS
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Cunning : CAGY
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Prefix with cultural : AGRI
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Diviner, e.g. : SEER
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Kansas county seat : IOLA
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Cousin of a guinea pig : PACA
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30-Down holders : ARKS
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Amazon business : ETAIL
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___ Anderson, Hemingway character : OLE
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McGwire rival, once : SOSA
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"You know you want to!" : CMON
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Genius : BRAINIAC
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Biblical interjection : SELAH
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___ group, in organic chemistry : ACETYL
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Cry often heard at home : YEROUT
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Can't take it anymore : ERUPTS
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Wannabes : POSERS
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Big name in cards : TOPPS
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Eye: Prefix : OCULO
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Nickname for Ron Guidry : GATOR
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Let out : UNPEN
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Stretch one's neck : CRANE
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Microsoft Office program : EXCEL
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Car with a name that's Latin for "I roll" : VOLVO
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Bygone Apple product : IBOOK
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Elmer the Bull's mate : ELSIE
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Orchestra section : REEDS
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"I'll pass" : NAH
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Album with the 1978 hit "Deacon Blues" : AJA
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Provider of Eve's leaves : FIG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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