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New York Times, Saturday, July 30, 2005

"The Real McCoys" co-star of 1950's-60's TV

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FJKVX} This is puzzle # 43 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times7/30/05 ( No. 20,353 )

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Across
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Easily tamed birds : MACAWS
7
Something brought to the table : APPETITE
15
Canny : ADROIT
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Surprise with a call : DROPINON
17
Manhattan addition : CHERRY
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Prone : DISPOSED
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Letter's need : RENTER
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Powerful arms : UZIS
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Department of Commerce div. : EDA
22
Busy : ORNATE
23
Fair-haired boy : PET
24
Allied target of November 1942 : ORAN
25
Royal Air Force station in Flintshire : SEALAND
27
Interdigitation, e.g. : MESHING
29
Many an antique : PERIODPIECE
31
Mix it up : SCRAP
35
Robert Burns's "___ Wild Mossy Mountains" : YON
36
Terse putdown : LOSER
37
Fatalistic sentiment : QUESERASERA
40
They keep their eyes on the ball : UMPIRES
41
Gentleman's agreement? : YESDEAR
46
Feeling : AURA
47
Site of a routine landing? : MAT
49
Sombreroed cowboy : CHARRO
50
Year in Justinian I's reign : DLI
51
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" setting : GOBI
52
They put on shows : AIRERS
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Not subject to change : CASTIRON
55
Wits : SENSES
56
Biased : ATASLANT
57
Lion botherer : TSETSE
58
Cinematic events : RELEASES
59
Car bars : STRUTS
Down
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Computer time-savers : MACROS
2
Get pasted, say : ADHERE
3
"The Real McCoys" co-star of 1950's-60's TV : CRENNA
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Coming from the heart? : AORTAL
5
Expert on bugs : WIRETAPPER
6
Component of synthetic rubber : STYRENE
7
Compute, so to speak : ADDUP
8
Purse : PRIZEMONEY
9
Put forth : POSITED
10
"Alfie" actor, 2004 : EPPS
11
Parent's hermano : TIO
12
Sequentially : INSERIES
13
Emulate a ballerina : TOEDANCE
14
Compromise : ENDANGER
24
Home to Athens : OHIO
26
Very, very thirsty : DRYASABONE
28
Like the greatest show on earth? : SPLASHIEST
30
Island on which Homer is reputedly buried : IOS
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Sometime siren sounder : SQUADCAR
32
Heap up : CUMULATE
33
Counterblow : REPRISAL
34
"Prometheus Unbound" character : ASIA
38
Marine hangers-on : REMORAS
39
Gets new players for : RECASTS
42
Large dragonfly : DARNER
43
1974 ballad subtitled "Touch the Wind" : ERESTU
44
Put in a 31-Down, perhaps : ARREST
45
Characters in "Macbeth" and "Richard II" : ROSSES
48
Window treatments : TINTS
51
Colorado feeder : GILA
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Canadian market inits. : TSE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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