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New York Times, Monday, July 24, 2006

1970 #1 hit with the lyric "huh, yeah, What is it good for?"

Author:
Richard Chisholm
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQXZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times7/24/06 ( No. 20,712 )
Across
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Lacking face value, as stock : NOPAR
6
For fear that : LEST
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"The doctor ___" : ISIN
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Speechify : ORATE
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Blues singer James : ETTA
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___ extra cost : ATNO
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Discotheque performer : GOGODANCER
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The "N" of N.B.A.: Abbr. : NATL
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___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
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Get sleepy-eyed : NOD
23
"Norma ___" (Sally Field film) : RAE
24
Extinct bird : DODO
26
Walking the dog and others : YOYOTRICKS
29
Up in the air : ALOFT
31
Schlep : LUG
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Lenten symbol : ASHES
33
Never-before-seen : NEW
34
Hockey star Lindros : ERIC
36
Nine-digit ID : SSN
37
1920's musical with the sequel "Yes, Yes, Yvette" : NONONANETTE
41
Sombrero, e.g. : HAT
42
"Beloved" author Morrison : TONI
43
Mover's vehicle : VAN
46
One more time : AGAIN
49
Prosecutors, for short : DAS
50
Cream cheese flavoring : CHIVE
52
Haute couture icon with her own perfume : COCOCHANEL
55
Dairy case item : OLEO
56
Hanoi holiday : TET
57
Chatter : YAK
58
PC storage medium : CDROM
60
Brezhnev's land, in brief : USSR
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It might have two stars : SOSOREVIEW
66
Slightly : ATAD
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"Bring ___!" : ITON
68
Bright bunch : MENSA
69
Red ink entry : LOSS
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London gallery : TATE
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"A burger, fries and a large Coke," e.g. : ORDER
Down
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Yuletide beverage : NOG
2
Conquistador's treasure : ORO
3
Scroll key on a computer : PAGEDOWN
4
Many, many : ATONOF
5
Make over : REDO
6
"Chocolat" actress : LENAOLIN
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And so on: Abbr. : ETC
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Shorthand specialist, for short : STENOG
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Fortuneteller's card : TAROT
10
Fleming who created 007 : IAN
11
Shirt stiffener : STARCH
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Amount eaten : INTAKE
13
At a minimum : NOLESS
18
Prince ___ Khan : ALY
22
Severe : DRASTIC
24
Former CBS anchor Rather : DAN
25
Corrida call : OLE
27
Mexican peninsula : YUCATAN
28
Stevie Wonder's "___ She Lovely" : ISNT
30
Period of a renter's lease : TENANCY
35
Balderdash : ROT
36
One of 100 on Capitol Hill: Abbr. : SEN
38
Birthplace of seven U.S. presidents : OHIO
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Front section of a rocket : NOSECONE
40
Lex Luthor, for one : EVILMIND
44
St. crossing : AVE
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Prefix with classical : NEO
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Genuine : ACTUAL
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Attends : GOESTO
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Pretends to be : ACTSAS
49
End of two state names : DAKOTA
51
Loser to Roosevelt in 1932 : HOOVER
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___ coming (warrants punishment) : HASIT
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King or emir: Abbr. : LDR
59
San ___ (Riviera resort) : REMO
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Hwys. : RDS
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Tippler : SOT
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Language suffix : ESE
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1970 #1 hit with the lyric "huh, yeah, What is it good for?" : WAR

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