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New York Times, Saturday, June 1, 1996

Platinum-selling debut rock album of 1978

Author:
B. Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times6/1/96 ( No. 17,007 )

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Across
1
Kind of course : OBSTACLE
9
The terrible twos, for one : PHASE
14
Poison pen letters : HATEMAIL
15
"Dover Beach" poet : ARNOLD
17
Dents-ly populated? : CRATERED
18
Take baby steps : TODDLE
19
Shakespearean eulogist : ANTONY
20
Kids : RIBS
22
Aspire : AIM
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Approximate : ROUND
24
Failings : VICES
25
"The Simpsons" storekeeper : APU
26
Low notes : ONES
27
German spa city : BADEN
28
Bear country? : USSR
29
"___Girls" : LES
30
President who was a Princeton graduate : SYNGMANRHEE
32
Antiquated : MOTHEATEN
33
Attempts : HASAWHACKAT
36
Letters from mom? : TLC
39
Wang Lung's patient wife : OLAN
40
Laurey's aunt : ELLER
41
Carson's Carnac, e.g. : SEER
42
Pabst brew, familiarly : OLY
43
"Inside the Third Reich" author : SPEER
44
"Beetle Bailey" character : PLATO
45
Seat on the aisle : PEW
46
One of the Sinatras : TINA
47
Tees, e.g. : SHIRTS
48
Shalamar Gardens locale : LAHORE
50
Spiteful : VENOMOUS
52
Like 5's and 10's, e.g. : ARABIC
53
Slowly disappear : EVANESCE
54
R.E.M. vocalist Michael : STIPE
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Canola oil source : RAPESEED
Down
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1959 Neil Sedaka hit : OHCAROL
2
With no exceptions : BARNONE
3
Two of the Seven Wonders of the World : STATUES
4
Jackson Hole backdrop : TETONS
5
Rephrase : AMEND
6
Ingrid's "Notorious" co-star : CARY
7
Little white thing : LIE
8
Noted 60's activist : ELDRIDGECLEAVER
9
"Love Is a Battlefield" singer, 1983 : PATBENATAR
10
___Perot : HROSS
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Further : AND
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Na2CO3 (chemical) : SODAASH
13
Orbital track : ELLIPSE
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Reserved : DEMURE
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Modern cubist? : ICEMAKER
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Platinum-selling debut rock album of 1978 : VANHALEN
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How some fast-food chicken is sold : BYTHEPIECE
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Large server : URN
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Foment : SOW
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Fishermen's profit? : NET
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Answer to the riddle of the Sphinx : MAN
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Ballyhoo : HOOPLA
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Very attentive : ALLEARS
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"Eh?" : SAYWHAT
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Chinese restaurant flower : TEAROSE
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Leaves for lunch? : LETTUCE
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Two-timed : CROSSED
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Smothers with muck : SLIMES
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Peel : STRIP
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End of the line? : PHONE
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Cinch : SNAP
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It's a cinch, in Japan : OBI
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"Die Meistersinger" heroine : EVA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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