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New York Times, Saturday, June 4, 2011

Author:
Frederick J. Healy
Editor:
Will Shortz
He fell in love with a fire hydrant on "Sesame Street"
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Frederick J. Healy

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Healy. Saturday freshness: 12%
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© 2011, The New York Times6/4/11 ( No. 22,488 )
Across
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Deer ___ : XING
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Lush performance setting? : KARAOKEBAR
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One with a neck, mouth and lip, but no eyes : EWER
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First names : ADAMANDEVE
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Utility bill datum : RATE
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"Dream on!" : NOSIREEBOB
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Walt Disney's record collection : OSCARS
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Sticker of the past : SNEE
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Kind of synthesis : RNA
23
Transkei native : XHOSA
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Get through dull work : PLOD
25
Source of some extracts : MALT
26
Classic film featuring Captain America : EASYRIDER
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Bank security feature : LEVEE
29
Target of a 1972 ban in the U.S. : DDT
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Info from some captains : ETAS
31
Imitate : POSEAS
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Ancient Egyptians revered it : IBIS
33
It may be spinning : WASH
34
Is part of the cast of : ACTSIN
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Historic French region : BRIE
38
One with uma auréola : SAO
41
Indication to put something in : CARET
42
Risky funding source : LOANSHARK
44
Lead : CLUE
45
Addition to the 33-Across : SOAP
46
Foxes' neighbors, once : IOWAS
47
___ Fresnos, Tex. : LOS
48
Pike lookalikes : GARS
49
Riot : STITCH
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He fell in love with a fire hydrant on "Sesame Street" : ARTOODETOO
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Home to some notable cast-iron architecture in N.Y.C. : SOHO
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"Seems possible" : IIMAGINESO
55
French singer/actor Rossi : TINO
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Opposite of duck : MEETHEADON
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Indication to leave something in : STET
Down
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Duped : XEROXED
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Cry after being duped : IWASHAD
3
It's lowered by 14-Down : NETCOST
4
Flattering to a fault : GREASY
5
Home of McConnell A.F.B. : KANS
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Trouble : ADO
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Scraps in the sticks : RASSLES
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"Für Elise" setting : AMINOR
9
Like a galley : OARED
10
Often-replaced part : KNEE
11
City near Arnhem : EDE
12
Support for cold feet? : BEBRAVE
13
Fictional Prince Edward Island community : AVONLEA
14
Some incentives : REBATES
20
Dish that often includes ale : RAREBIT
24
Droids, e.g. : PDAS
25
Go well (with) : MESH
27
Rub ___ : ITIN
28
Explodes : LOSESIT
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Nuisance : PAIN
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"The fog has lifted" : ISEE
33
Shooting goal : WRAP
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Strong approval : ACCLAIM
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___-conscious : CALORIE
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Words to a doubter : TRUSTME
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Forwent modesty : BOASTED
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Followed through on something : SAWTOIT
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Weaver of myth : ARACHNE
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"I'm ready for your questions" : OKSHOOT
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Ochoa who won the 2007 Women's British Open : LORENA
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Pulls up : HOISTS
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Maugham's prostitute : SADIE
48
Van ___ (oil producer) : GOGH
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In a day, say : SOON
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Kind of hay : OAT
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___ pardo (grizzly, in Granada) : OSO

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