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New York Times, Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Longtime G.E. chief with the best seller "Jack: Straight From the Gut"

Author:
Harriet Clifton
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harriet Clifton

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Clifton. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times8/19/08 ( No. 21,469 )
Across
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Admirer of Beauty, with "the" : BEAST
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Sing like Ella Fitzgerald : SCAT
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Genesis victim : ABEL
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Longtime G.E. chief with the best seller "Jack: Straight From the Gut" : WELCH
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Mrs. Dithers in "Blondie" : CORA
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1950s-'70s Yugoslav leader : TITO
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Loud, as a crowd : AROAR
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Place for a roast : OVEN
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Not duped by : ONTO
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And others of the same sort: Abbr. : ETC
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Circle section : ARC
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Comment after 20-Across : CANYOUHEARMENOW
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Not just once : AGAIN
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Word from the crib : DADA
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Etiquette maven Vanderbilt : AMY
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Restrain, with "up" : COOP
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Andrea Bocelli deliveries : ARIAS
40
Sicilian spewer : ETNA
41
Male gobbler : TOM
42
Say "one club," say : OPEN
43
Like something communicated with a wink and a nod : TACIT
44
Comment after 25-Across : IDIDNTCATCHTHAT
48
MSN rival : AOL
49
Lode load : ORE
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Comment after 44-Across : ILLTRYREDIALING
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___ Inn : DAYS
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Wild cat : PUMA
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Rodeo contestant : ROPER
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Neutral shade : ECRU
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The "U" in 21-Down : UNIT
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Puccini opera : TOSCA
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In the public eye : SEEN
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Head of France? : TETE
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Like a cigar bar : SMOKY
Down
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N.Y.C. theater district, for short : BWAY
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One of the Saarinens of Finland : EERO
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Baseball's Moises : ALOU
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"The Lion King" villain : SCAR
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Bases loaded : THREEON
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Burn with an iron : SCORCH
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Place to moor a boat : COVE
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See 58-Down : AREA
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Big mugs : TANKARDS
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"A.S.A.P.!" : ATONCE
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Cherry variety : BING
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Caesarean rebuke : ETTU
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Chicago district, with "the" : LOOP
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Abbr. on an appliance sticker : BTU
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"___ la Douce" : IRMA
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Desert flora : CACTI
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"Ha! That's ___ one!" : AGOOD
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One of the Judds : NAOMI
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Litter cry : YIP
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Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
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Fine bond rating : AAA
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"But of course!" : NATCH
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___ vincit amor : OMNIA
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Jane of "Father Knows Best" : WYATT
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Well said : APTLYPUT
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Tape deck button : REC
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Have a bite : EAT
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___ about (roughly) : ONOR
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Opera, ballet and so on : THEARTS
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Bygone Japanese car name : DATSUN
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Until now : TODATE
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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When 12-Down was uttered : IDES
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Valentine decoration : LACE
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Stringed instrument of old : LYRE
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Letter in a mysterious inscription : RUNE
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Throw off : EMIT
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Appear ominously : LOOM
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___ facto : IPSO
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Chicken part that's good for soup : NECK
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With 8-Down, source of an ethical dilemma : GRAY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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