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New York Times, Thursday, July 11, 2013

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Henry Hook
Newton's cradle

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Hook. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0711 ( 23,256 )
Across
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Lose traction : SKID
5
Undignified : LOW
8
Vacuum cleaner brand : MIELE
13
Queen in "The Three Musketeers" : ANNE
14
U.S. city named for a Tennyson character : ENID
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Let off the hook? : UNPEG
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Self-referential, in modernspeak : META
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___ 100 (annual list) : TIME
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Active : GOING
20
Many traditionally have three balls : PAWNSHOPSIGNS
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Gray in a novel painting : DORIAN
24
Skunk : POLECAT
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In pre-swan mode : UGLY
28
Corroded : ATE
29
Sapporo sash : OBI
30
Bomb's opposite : SMASH
33
Optima maker : KIA
34
Boxer : PUG
35
What four balls may let you do : WALKTOFIRSTBASE
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Fire : AXE
41
Irritate : VEX
42
Crude conveyance : OILER
43
Album fill, informally : PIX
44
"Indubitably" : YES
45
Hoarse cries : CAWS
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Fleet Week locale : SEAPORT
49
Weakness : ANEMIA
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Gizmo often with five balls that demonstrates conservation of momentum and energy : NEWTONSCRADLE
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Vivarin competitor : NODOZ
57
Inauguration recitation : OATH
58
Early occurrence in "Some Like It Hot" : RAID
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Stop on a rock band's tour : ARENA
60
"Wedding Bell Blues" composer Laura : NYRO
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Julie ___, host of TV's "Big Brother" : CHEN
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Habitat for bitterns : MARSH
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Rihanna's first #1 Billboard single : SOS
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Mauna Loa coffee : KONA
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Hominy cereal : SAMP
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Massage : KNEAD
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Halved : INTWO
4
1960s secretary of state : DEANRUSK
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Devastating : LETHAL
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Lyonnaise : ONIONY
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Bully's target, maybe : WIMP
8
Nonmagical one, in Harry Potter : MUGGLE
9
Combined : INONE
10
Pepsi-Cola mix? : EPISCOPAL
11
Tony winner Cariou : LEN
12
Early bird? : EGG
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Lose hope : DESPAIR
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Tourist attraction : SIGHT
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Greek vowels : IOTAS
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Invective, e.g. : ABUSE
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Nast's symbol for Tammany Hall : TIGER
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Quid-pro-quo arrangements : SWAPS
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Glenn Close title role : MAXIE
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Gin concoction : ALEXANDER
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General Mills offering : KIX
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Plain as day : OVERT
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Decorate : FESTOON
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Broadcasting aid : TOWER
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State capital whose site was visited by Lewis and Clark : BISMARCK
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"Holy moly!" : YOWZAH
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World leader who co-wrote the book "How Far We Slaves Have Come!" with Mandela : CASTRO
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Sweet chili peppers : ANCHOS
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Day laborers : PEONS
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Craters of the Moon National Monument locale : IDAHO
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Xenophobe's aversion : ALIEN
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Oppositionists : NAYS
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"Hairspray" mom : EDNA
55
'60s war zone : NAM
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60 minuti : ORA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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