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New York Times, Saturday, August 14, 2010

Gloria Estefan hit whose title is Spanish for "Listen!"

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times8/14/10 ( No. 22,194 )
Across
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Pound of flesh? : FISTBUMP
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Difference between winners and losers? : SPREAD
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1967 Simon & Garfunkel hit : ATTHEZOO
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Armor plate protecting the hip and thigh : TUILLE
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One in a million : RAREBIRD
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Fix : ASSIGN
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Rock-___ : OLA
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Furtive observations : ESPIALS
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Only word spoken in Mel Brooks's "Silent Movie" : NON
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Hirsute sitcom relative : ITT
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O.K. : HUNKYDORY
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It may be classified : DATA
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___ Martin : REMY
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Mining samples : CORES
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Hard to ignore : ENORMOUS
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Shake or rattle, but not roll : JAR
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Some concert pieces : SONATAS
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Cheated, in slang : PUTITTO
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"Be More Chill" novelist Vizzini : NED
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Weeper : SADSTORY
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"World News Now" airer : ABCTV
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Conversation piece? : WORD
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Kind of accent used by Ado Annie : OKIE
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Reduced to nothing : ZEROEDOUT
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Like a mirror image: Abbr. : SYM
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Lao-___ : TSE
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Go wild : RUNRIOT
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Some temple utterances : OMS
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Makes a lasting impression : ETCHES
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Hypersonic plane engine : SCRAMJET
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One who splits the bill? : COHOST
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Longstanding issue : OLDSCORE
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Tootsie : SWEETS
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Most difficult to manage : PESKIEST
Down
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Baccarat alternative : FARO
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What "Arrivederci!" is spoken in : ITALIANO
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"The ___ Story," Jimmy Stewart baseball movie : STRATTON
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Dijon drink : THE
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Madre's treasure : BEBE
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"Munich" arms : UZIS
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Man of one's dreams? : MORPHEUS
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Stands above the crowd? : PODIUMS
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Follow too closely : STALK
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Softies : PUSSYCATS
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Ray Bradbury's "___ for Rocket" : RIS
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One of Austen's Dashwood sisters : ELINOR
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"Take it from me, elections matter" speaker : ALGORE
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Chain offering Moons Over My Hammy : DENNYS
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Whichever : ANY
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Port on Italy's "heel" : TARANTO
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Bowl filler for a bowl game, maybe : DORITOS
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North Dakota's ___ Lacs National Wildlife Refuge : DES
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Drag : ROAD
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It's all downhill from here : MTEVEREST
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Filmmaker Apatow : JUDD
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Fermion or boson : PARTICLE
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1949 Humphrey Bogart/Sessue Hayakawa movie : TOKYOJOE
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Lawn care equipment : TRIMMERS
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Gloria Estefan hit whose title is Spanish for "Listen!" : OYE
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Cousin of a custard apple : SOURSOP
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Some pyramid builders : AZTECS
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Award : BESTOW
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Christmas scene : CRECHE
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Landed : WON
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Wipes clean : DUSTS
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Municipal regs. : ORDS
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Job : TASK
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Leave without changing : STET
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It may leave a noticeable plot hole : HOE
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Verizon acquisition of 2006 : MCI

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

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