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New York Times, Thursday, June 2, 2011

TV character who said "Him a beauty. Like mountain with snow - silver-white"

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QXZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 149 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York Times6/2/11 ( No. 22,486 )
Across
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See 26-/28-Down : NEWYORK
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See 26-/28-Down : FLORIDA
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Banned medicine used to treat asthma : EPHEDRA
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Spray : AEROSOL
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Pinchas Zukerman, e.g. : VIOLIST
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Where "Lucrezia Borgia" premiered : LASCALA
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Ocean ring : ATOLL
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Baccarat alternative : FARO
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5/29/1917, for J.F.K. : DOB
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Fish by letting the bait fall lightly on the water : DAP
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___ Brothers : EVERLY
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When doubled, a 19-Across : BORA
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Hired thugs : APES
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"Drawing is putting a line round an ___": Henri Matisse : IDEA
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1976 Pulitzer winner for "Air Music" : ROREM
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Sports bar fixture : HDTVSET
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Mother ___ : TERESA
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Big stretch? : AEON
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Ma or Pa in a Steinbeck novel : JOAD
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Steinbeck, e.g. : WRITER
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Dark : SUNLESS
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Nods : YESES
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Passion : HEAT
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Org. that combats illegal file sharing : RIAA
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Buffalo-hunting Indians : OTOS
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"Easy there!" : NOWNOW
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Approximate year in which Eric the Red was born : CML
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Big lotto prize, for short : MIL
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Is unused : SITS
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1986 rock autobiography : ITINA
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On the mend, say, as one's arm : INACAST
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Stephen of Joyce's "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" : DEDALUS
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Pecan, e.g. : NUTTREE
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Senators' place : ICERINK
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See 26-/28-Down : GEORGIA
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See 26-/28-Down : MONTANA
Down
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See 26-/28-Down : NEVADA
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"The best is yet to come," for Frank Sinatra : EPITAPH
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Screamed and hollered : WHOOPED
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Scream and holler : YELL
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"Swan Lake" swan : ODILE
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Ones on the right track?: Abbr. : RRS
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"Kitty ___" (Beyoncé song) : KAT
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Syllables following "Strike the harp and join the chorus" : FALALA
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Doctor whom Nixon called "the most dangerous man in America" : LEARY
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Roughly : ORSO
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Bird of myth : ROC
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___ Freleng, creator of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck : ISADORE
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Actual name of Nabokov's Lolita : DOLORES
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See 26-/28-Down : ALABAMA
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Stew : FRET
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Dealer's accessory : VISOR
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It's depicted on the Sistine Chapel ceiling : EDEN
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With 28-Down, theme of this puzzle : BORDER
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See 26-Down : STATES
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Unembellished : REAL
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Some necklines : VEES
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TV character who said "Him a beauty. Like mountain with snow - silver-white" : TONTO
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Don ___ : JUAN
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See 26-/28-Down : WYOMING
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Royal attendants : RETINUE
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Person who's out of step with society : ISOLATO
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Tailors : SEWS
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Island in the Mediterraneo : SICILIA
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Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, 1987-95 : SAMNUNN
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Throat soother : HOTTEA
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See 26-/28-Down : ALASKA
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Second-generation Japanese-American : NISEI
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Ream out : WIDEN
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Pioneering puppeteer Tony : SARG
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Sour : TART
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D.C.'s Kennedy ___ : CTR
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Dark : DIM
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Prefix with warrior : ECO

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