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New York Times, Saturday, May 8, 2010

Maui locale that was once the capital of the kingdom of Hawaii

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 24 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 4 Grid has super-symmetry. This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times5/8/10 ( No. 22,096 )
Across
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Where some diggers dig : CLAMBED
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Chuck Yeager, e.g., in brief : WWIIACE
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Kreplach cousin : RAVIOLI
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Purina partner replaced by Nestlé : RALSTON
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Before : AHEADOF
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Home of the Great Geysir : ICELAND
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Toadlike : WARTY
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See 5-Down : FAT
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"Socrate" composer : SATIE
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Self-titled platinum album of 1988 : LITA
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Red flannel hash ingredients : BEETS
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Isinglass : MICA
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Dir. from Asheville to Winston-Salem : ENE
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Like Miró's "The Tilled Field" : SURREAL
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Blemish : MAR
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Counter measures? : RADIATIONLEVELS
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Make a silk purse out of a sow's ear, e.g.? : TRANSMUTE
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They keep airliners aloft : HOLDINGPATTERNS
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"So is that ___?" : ANO
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Adds to the staff : NOTATES
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Sleeping aid : COT
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___ tide : NEAP
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Like some punches : LACED
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Elvis Presley's "___ Liked the Roses" : MAMA
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Takes several courses : DINES
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Words from M.L.K. Jr. : SER
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"I've ___!" : HADIT
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Crime scene clue : DROPLET
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"In my mind ..." : IFORONE
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Common blog link : YOUTUBE
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Unable to get much worse : ABYSMAL
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Lays away for good : ENTOMBS
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Supply : LITHELY
Down
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Night ___ : CRAWLER
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Maui locale that was once the capital of the kingdom of Hawaii : LAHAINA
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Fended off : AVERTED
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Roadster that debuted in 1989 : MIATA
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With 20-Across, natural energy source : BODY
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Grp. with the 1977 album "Out of the Blue" : ELO
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What food courts aim to satisfy : DIFFERINGTASTES
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Books and such : WRITTENMATERIAL
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Fem. force : WAC
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France's ___ d'Hyères : ILES
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"The straight path" : ISLAM
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Together : ATATIME
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Like a volcano : CONICAL
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Charms : ENDEARS
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One industry above the rest? : AEROSPACE
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Fuel derivable from biomass : BUTANOL
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Tipped one's hat to : SALUTED
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Lethal compound : SARIN
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Neighbors of Belarusians : LETTS
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"___ better be good!" : ITD
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Notch, e.g. : VEE
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Produce batik : HANDDYE
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Driving club : ONEIRON
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Give for a while : LOANOUT
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Colts' former home : RCADOME
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Token : NOMINAL
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Like Buckingham Palace : STATELY
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Rumbly tummy soother : PEPTO
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Dame of whodunits : MARSH
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Trenchtown, for one : SLUM
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Wilhelm of Cooperstown : HOYT
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"Chicago" lyricist : EBB
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Org. in "The Sting" : FBI

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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