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New York Times, Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Honor ... and #5 on a list by 40-/46-Across of the 500 greatest songs of all time

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXYZ} This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. Collins.
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© 2013, The New York Times7/30/13 ( No. 23,275 )
Across
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Upholstery materials : DAMASKS
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Caddy alternative : JAG
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Great Leap Forward leader : MAO
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Pale eye shade : ICEBLUE
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Candidates for rehab : ABUSERS
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Who you appear to be : PERSONA
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Honor ... and #5 on a list by 40-/46-Across of the 500 greatest songs of all time : RESPECT
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Frozen product with blueberry and chocolate chip flavors : EGGO
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Give a dime on the dollar : TITHE
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Fulfillment ... and #2 on the list : SATISFACTION
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Gem of a girl? : OPAL
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Belly ache? : ULCER
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Lessens : EBBS
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With 40- and 46-Across, mossless? ... and #1 on the list : LIKEA
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River to the Caspian Sea : URAL
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Prohibition, for one : ERA
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Center of gravity? : VEE
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See 34-Across : ROLLING
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Subdivision part : LOT
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Old French coin : ECU
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One who says "loo" instead of "john" : BRIT
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See 34-Across : STONE
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University div. : DEPT
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Advertisers' awards : CLIOS
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Almost never : ONCE
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Casual greeting ... and #4 on the list : WHATSGOINGON
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Kind of knife : BOWIE
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Excursion : TRIP
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Pretend ... and #3 on the list : IMAGINE
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Things felt in a classroom? : ERASERS
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Goes full tilt : LETSRIP
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Site of the Missouri State Fair : SEDALIA
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Dr. for the neck up : ENT
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Place to get off: Abbr. : STA
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Time spent with a psychiatrist : SESSION
Down
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Quick swim : DIP
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Best pitcher on the team : ACE
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Debussy's "La ___" : MER
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Torso muscles, for short : ABS
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Gin berries : SLOES
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Martial art : KUNGFU
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Martial arts actor Steven : SEAGAL
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Honey container : JAR
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Actor Vigoda : ABE
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Vigor : GUSTO
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Part of it might consist of dashes : MEET
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Go up, as eyebrows : ARCH
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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Chiropractor's target : SPINE
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Witch, e.g. : OCCULTIST
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Puzzling no more : SOLVED
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For one : APIECE
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Start, as a hobby : TAKEUP
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Grosse ___, Mich. : ILE
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Hatcher of Hollywood : TERI
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Land on the Persian Gulf : IRAN
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Hold membership : BELONG
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One going for the big bucks? : BRONCO
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Glossy cloth : SATEEN
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Wall St. trader : ARB
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Some N.F.L. blockers: Abbr. : LGS
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SeaWorld sight : ORCA
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Pleasant accent : LILT
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Heap : TON
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Sticks in a nest : TWIGS
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Fiona in "Shrek," e.g. : OGRESS
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Evening bash : SOIREE
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Successors : HEIRS
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2010 releases from Apple : IPADS
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Ill temper : BILE
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Sign : OMEN
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Word after 60-, 75- or 100- : WATT
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Point to pick : NIT
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Org. with air and water standards : EPA
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Carrier to Oslo : SAS
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New Haven scholar : ELI
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Vegas casino : RIO
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___ Pedro : SAN

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

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