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New York Times, Saturday, July 31, 2010

"___ to Power" (Frederick J. Sheehan's exposé of Alan Greenspan)

Author:
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {KQ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times7/31/10 ( No. 22,180 )

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Across
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It may measure 16" x 16" x 2" : PIZZABOX
9
It was sung in Rocky Balboa's neighborhood : DOOWOP
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Septic tank resident : ANAEROBE
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Accidentally uninked embossed stamp : ALBINO
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"___ to Power" (Frederick J. Sheehan's exposé of Alan Greenspan) : PANDERER
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1987 All-Star Game M.V.P. Tim : RAINES
19
Center opening? : EPI
20
"My bad!" : SOSORRY
22
Forward-moving occasion?: Abbr. : DST
23
Suffer the effects of a haymaker : REEL
25
Tony's portrayer on "NYPD Blue" : ESAI
26
Measure of support? : CCUP
27
26-Across attachments : STRAPS
30
Traditional gathering place in old Europe : INN
31
Literary character whose first word is "'Sblood" : IAGO
32
Least dignified : BASEST
34
Like the rarest rhino : JAVAN
35
Preventers of many thefts : PATENTS
38
Holder of ornaments : ETAGERE
40
"And Absalom rode upon ___": II Samuel 18:9 : AMULE
41
New Age mecca in the Southwest : SEDONA
43
Word whose antonym is its own homophone : RAZE
44
Legend locale : MAP
45
Ready : GETSET
49
Like arroyo areas : ARID
50
Legal hearing : OYER
52
Interior designer Aarnio : EERO
53
Whit : FIG
54
One of his aliases was Theo. LeSieg : DRSEUSS
57
Frequent sound at a wine tasting : POP
58
Bed riser? : FLOWER
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"My comment was serious" : IMEANTIT
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Philippine port : ILOILO
63
Occurrence after the fall : SOLSTICE
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Used : NOTNEW
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Pitching target : TRASHCAN
Down
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Researchers' output : PAPERS
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Miffed : INAPET
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Comparatively clownish : ZANIER
4
London Zoo opening? : ZED
5
His chariot was drawn by fire-emitting horses : ARES
6
___ Park (B'klyn neighborhood) : BORO
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Extremely upscale? : OBESE
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Possible result of vitamin A deficiency : XEROSIS
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Catcher Fletcher of the 1990s Expos : DARRIN
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Big name in anti-aging products : OLAY
11
One getting waisted in Tokyo? : OBI
12
National park in South Dakota : WINDCAVE
13
Coffee specification : ONESUGAR
14
Shelve : POSTPONE
21
Didn't just opine : RANTED
24
Pigeonholed : LABELED
26
The Plame affair, informally : CIAGATE
28
Window shopper's selection : PANE
29
Retired runway model : SST
33
Some nonfiction : ESSAYS
34
Doe being defended : JANE
35
Coating of cheese : PARAFFIN
36
City mentioned in "Route 66" : AMARILLO
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National monument near Flagstaff : TUZIGOOT
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Deck (out) : TOG
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Jabber in a mask : EPEEIST
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"Good ___" (quaint greeting) : MORROW
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Infected : SEPTIC
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Musical work whose name means "valiant" : EROICA
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Billboard's best : TOPTEN
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One may circulate quickly : RUMOR
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Word often written in red : DELE
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Ward with awards : SELA
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Reason to scold a kid : SASS
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Have the best time, say : WIN
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Last in a series : NTH

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