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New York Times, Thursday, August 22, 2013

"Or what shall a man give in exchange for his ___?": Mark 8:37

Author:
Stu Ockman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Ockman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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CALL
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T
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H
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D
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O
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G
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F
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B
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CALL
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P
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C
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C
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P
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H
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L
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D
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CALL
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N
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C
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G
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© 2013, The New York Times8/22/13 ( No. 23,298 )
Across
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Stop threatening : CALLTHEDOGSOFF
12
"How to Marry a Millionaire" actress : BACALL
15
One's initial response to this clue, perhaps : IHAVENOIDEA
16
Police dept. broadcast : APB
17
Suspended avian home : ORIOLESNEST
18
While, in brief : THO
19
Campaign pro : POL
20
Bamboozled : ATSEA
21
___ de Guerre (French military award) : CROIX
23
What shepherds may shepherd : EWES
25
Superior home?: Abbr. : WIS
26
Actors James and Scott : CAANS
27
Kind of jet : PROP
29
Web opening : HTTP
30
Deterrent to swimming : ALGAE
33
Three-time N.H.L. M.V.P. : ORR
34
___ trap : SETA
38
Audition rebuff : DONTCALLUSWELLCALLYOU
42
"Or what shall a man give in exchange for his ___?": Mark 8:37 : SOUL
43
Sea urchin delicacy : ROE
44
Many opera houses have them : TIERS
45
Throw off : EMIT
47
Dimwit : DODO
49
Lhasa ___ : APSOS
51
Worked (up) : HET
52
Biltmore Estate state: Abbr. : NCAR
56
Pooch, in Paris : CHIEN
57
Mantles : CAPES
59
"Ti ___" (Italian lover's declaration) : AMO
60
Owner of Moviefone : AOL
61
Site of W.W. II's first amphibious landing : GUADALCANAL
64
Number of colori on the Italian flag : TRE
65
Commercial figure holding six beer mugs : STPAULIGIRL
66
Singer known as La Divina : CALLAS
67
Extremely tight : TOOCLOSETOCALL
Down
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Homer's Muse : CALLIOPE
2
Discombobulate : THROW
3
Two-time Olympic running gold medalist ___ Gebrselassie : HAILE
4
Bolivian president Morales : EVO
5
Place ___ Concorde : DELA
6
Quick combination : ONETWO
7
It may be full of dirt : GOSSIP
8
Math ratios : SINES
9
Ancient theaters : ODEA
10
Moroccan city known as the Athens of Africa : FES
11
Moneybags : FATCAT
12
One being passed in a race : BATON
13
Black fly, e.g. : APHIS
14
Roadside fixture : CALLBOX
22
Rogue : RAPSCALLION
24
German wine made from fully ripe grapes : SPATLESE
26
PC key : CTRL
28
Reminisce about : RECALL
29
Much of central Eur., once : HRE
30
Circular parts : ADS
31
Head overseas : LOO
32
Animal whose young is a calf : GNU
33
Be obliged : OWE
35
Size up : EYE
36
High, rocky hill : TOR
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N.S.W. locale : AUS
39
"O'Hara's Choice" novelist : URIS
40
Inebriate : SOT
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Ford last produced in 1986 : LTD
46
In the midst of, poetically : MONGST
47
The Blue Demons of the N.C.A.A. : DEPAUL
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Verdi opera : OTELLO
49
Hoy día : AHORA
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Gobs : PILES
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Was equipped for summer heat, as an auto : HADAC
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"That's enough!" : CANIT
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Ruben ___, Phillies Gold Glove-winning shortstop : AMARO
55
Class starter : ROLLCALL
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Sound of derision : CATCALL
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Family head : CAPO
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Agronomy and metallurgy: Abbr. : SCIS
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___-Aztecan (language family) : UTO
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Historical period : AGE

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