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New York Times, Saturday, June 2, 2007

U.S. city whose name is pronounced differently from its foreign namesake

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Walden.
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© 2007, The New York Times6/2/07 ( No. 21,025 )

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Across
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Fix ... or damage : SCRAPE
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Deltiologist's purchase : POSTCARD
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Connected : TIEDIN
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U.S. city whose name is pronounced differently from its foreign namesake : LIMAOHIO
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Got around : EVADED
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"Two Years Before the Mast" star, 1946 : ALANLADD
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Green marker? : PIN
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Silver holder : REIN
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Broke down : ROTTED
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Year in the papacy of St. Pius I : CLI
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Part of Bach's oeuvre : CANTATAS
26
"Hänsel und Gretel" composer : HUMPERDINCK
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See 53-Down : DES
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Literary name with a dieresis : ANAIS
32
Prince in an L. Frank Baum "Oz" book : INGA
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Nerve : GRIT
34
"Saturday ___," 1976 Earth, Wind & Fire hit : NITE
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Something often laid at a window : WAGER
36
1971 documentary about Ravi Shankar : RAGA
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Decamps : GOES
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Part of I.L.G.W.U.: Abbr. : INTL
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Like best buds : TIGHT
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With 41-Across, go out nicely : END
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See 40-Across : ONAHIGHNOTE
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Distinction : EMINENCE
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"Judge ___, ..." : NOT
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Western ___ : OMELET
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A pinch, maybe : SALT
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52-Across, for example : FUR
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Sour orange, in French cuisine : BIGARADE
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White 49-Across : ERMINE
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Intro to an unvarnished opinion : ICANTLIE
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Cutthroat : FIERCE
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Like centurions, typically : SANDALED
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Benders : SPREES
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Marked difference : STEPCHANGE
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Coupling device? : CIVILUNION
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Jump-started : REANIMATED
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Interject : ADD
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Runs through : PIERCES
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Charm : ENDEAR
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Groundwork? : PLANTINGTHESEED
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Standard offering of old : OIL
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European two-seater : SMARTCAR
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Pacific Coast evergreen : TANOAK
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Super Bowl XLI winners : COLTS
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"___ Full of Sky" (2004 Terry Pratchett novel) : AHAT
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Coaster, e.g. : RIDE
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Georgia Tech football coaching great Bobby : DODD
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Many an 11-Down fan : INDIANAN
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"Farewell, ___," 1965 top 10 Joan Baez album : ANGELINA
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Chiffon creations : PIES
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It might singe a knight, in legend : DRAGONFIRE
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Sizable, as a hamburger patty : EIGHTOUNCE
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Candlenut and buckeye : STATETREES
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:D, in an e-mail : GRIN
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Sweep the competition : WINITALL
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1967 Peter Fonda film written by Jack Nicholson : THETRIP
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Gag rule, of a sort : OMERTA
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Scoring leaders? : GCLEFS
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Savannah bounder : ELAND
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Waist products : OBIS
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Muscovite, for one : MICA
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Richard of "The 300 Spartans" : EGAN
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Pip location : DIE
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With 28-Across, ___ Caraïbes (Guadeloupe setting) : MER

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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