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New York Times, Monday, August 22, 2005

"The most trusted name in electronics" sloganeer, once

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times8/22/05 ( No. 20,376 )

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Across
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Frank ___, leader of the Mothers of Invention : ZAPPA
6
High Ottoman official : PASHA
11
Boeing 747, e.g. : JET
14
Hawke of Hollywood : ETHAN
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Speck in the sea : ISLET
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Lode deposit : ORE
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Keep cool : BEATTHEHEAT
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Break a Commandment : SIN
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Fraternity hopeful : RUSHEE
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Twisted in pain : WRITHED
23
Gorillas and such : APES
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"The most trusted name in electronics" sloganeer, once : RCA
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Three: Prefix : TRI
28
Conclude negotiations : SEALTHEDEAL
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Large feather : PLUME
37
Knights : SIRS
38
Unadorned : BARE
39
Second chance for viewers : RERUN
40
Scheduling abbr. : TBA
41
Ambulance sound : SIREN
42
Egg-shaped : OVAL
43
Smelting waste : SLAG
44
Rand McNally product : ATLAS
45
Be just what's needed : FILLTHEBILL
48
"So there!" : AHA
49
11-pointer, in blackjack : ACE
50
Slugger Willie : MAYS
54
Woolen blankets : AFGHANS
58
"In" group : CLIQUE
60
(The) bug : FLU
61
Be a lulu : TAKETHECAKE
64
B-ball official : REF
65
Amazed : INAWE
66
Shady retreat : ARBOR
67
Bumbler : OAF
68
Overfull : SATED
69
Horses of a certain color : ROANS
Down
1
Zoo equine : ZEBRA
2
Consumed eagerly : ATEUP
3
Developmental stage : PHASE
4
Trajectories : PATHS
5
Gambler's stake : ANTE
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Word with cutie or sweetie : PIE
7
___ Wednesday : ASH
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Whole bunch : SLEW
9
Cozy spots by the fire : HEARTHS
10
Get-up : ATTIRE
11
Tease : JOSH
12
Lake near Niagara Falls : ERIE
13
Watch over : TEND
18
___ and now : HERE
22
Morsel : TIDBIT
25
Fairy tale dwelling : CASTLE
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"Arabian Nights" hero : ALIBABA
28
Upper house member: Abbr. : SEN
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Heartbreaking : TRAGIC
30
British nobleman : EARL
31
Zone : AREA
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Optical device : LENS
33
Grad student's mentor : PROF
34
Big name in denim : LEVI
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Eurasia's ___ Mountains : URAL
36
Islamic leader : MULLAH
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Actor Mineo : SAL
43
Doo-wop group that sang in "Grease" : SHANANA
46
In other words : THATIS
47
Polish Nobelist Walesa : LECH
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Small: Prefix : MICRO
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Mideast's Gulf of ___ : AQABA
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1890's gold rush destination : YUKON
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Prophets : SEERS
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Place to stick a comb, once : AFRO
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Pet's tiny tormentor : FLEA
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Backtalk : GUFF
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Trick-taking game with 32 cards : SKAT
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Mad king of the stage : LEAR
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Female sheep : EWE
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Newsman Koppel : TED

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