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New York Times, Monday, June 1, 2009

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 41 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0601 ( 21,755 )
Across
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With 66-Across, first in a series of five TV personalities (1954-57) : STEVE
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With 65-Across, second in a series of five TV personalities (1957-62) : JACK
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"Think" sloganeer : IBM
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Dropped flies and bad throws, in baseball : ERRORS
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Sheltered from the wind : ALEE
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Fifth in a series of five TV personalities (starting June 1, 2009) : CONANOBRIEN
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With 22-Across, fourth in a series of five TV personalities (1992-2009) : JAY
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Football six-pointers, for short : TDS
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Since way back when : INAGES
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See 19-Across : LENO
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Teacher's teaching : LESSON
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Norse race of gods : AESIR
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"La Bohème" heroine : MIMI
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Closest friends : INTIMATES
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Free from worry : ATPEACE
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Two halved : ONE
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With 35-Across, third in a series of five TV personalities (1962-92) : JOHNNY
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See 34-Across : CARSON
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Scot's cap : TAM
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French actress Catherine : DENEUVE
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Despise : ABOMINATE
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Minor hang-up : SNAG
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Unaccompanied performances : SOLOS
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Taunt : GIBEAT
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Desk job at 58 & 59-Across? : HOST
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Decrease : REDUCE
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Con's opposite : PRO
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With 59-Across, TV home for this puzzle's five featured TV personalities : THE
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See 58-Across : TONIGHTSHOW
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Suffix with ball : OON
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Opening stake : ANTE
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Prompt : ONTIME
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Telephone book info: Abbr. : NOS
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See 6-Across : PAAR
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See 1-Across : ALLEN
Down
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Religious offshoot : SECT
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Trampled : TROD
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Sea eagles : ERNS
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U.S. broadcaster overseas : VOA
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Bert's "Sesame Street" pal : ERNIE
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Tech talk, e.g. : JARGON
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Not consistent with, as a way of thinking : ALIENTO
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Middling grades : CEES
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Author Follett : KEN
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How quips are delivered : INJEST
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Close-fitting cap : BEANIE
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City hall leaders : MAYORS
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Daughters' counterparts : SONS
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Bandleader Count ___ : BASIE
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Good place to have a cow? : LEA
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Property claim : LIEN
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"He doesn't have ___ bone in his body" : AMEAN
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Not minor: Abbr. : MAJ
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"How was ___ know?" : ITO
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Speed limit abbr. : MPH
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Early film director Thomas H. ___ : INCE
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"Nay" sayers : ANTIS
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Shade of blue : CYAN
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Observe the Sabbath : REST
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The Sabbath, to Christians: Abbr. : SUN
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Eggs in a lab : OVA
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Less than zero: Abbr. : NEG
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Purplish tint : MAGENTA
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Clear of defects, as software : DEBUG
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Actor Kutcher : ASHTON
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[Sob!] : BOOHOO
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Twins Mary-Kate and Ashley : OLSENS
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Bon ___ (clever remark) : MOT
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Neater : TIDIER
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Bounce back, as sound : ECHO
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Insurance provider since 1850 : AETNA
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Jaffe or Barrett : RONA
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Grammy-winning Collins : PHIL
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All roads lead to this, they say : ROME
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Wilson of "Zoolander" : OWEN
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Strike lightly : TAP
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Letters on a Cardinals cap : STL

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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