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New York Times, Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Yodeling tribute band's repertoire?

Author:
Tony Orbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Orbach.
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© 2012, The New York Times8/29/12 ( No. 22,940 )

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1
Rescue op : EVAC
5
100 centimes, once : FRANC
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Belgium-based imaging company : AGFA
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Dodeca- halved : HEXA
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Fiery feeling : ARDOR
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Nursery bagful : LOAM
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Balm business? : SALVETRADE
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Mischievous Norse god : LOKI
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Bottom-of-the-barrel stuff : LEES
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Learn by ___ : OSMOSIS
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Yodeling tribute band's repertoire? : ALPTOPCOVERS
27
Place for a washer and dryer: Abbr. : BSMT
30
Cross one's fingers : HOPE
31
Call a game : REF
32
R&B pioneer Johnny : OTIS
33
N.Y.C.'s first subway line : IRT
34
Tattoo ___ : PARLOR
37
Steamrolled stuff : TAR
38
Words of encouragement to a tailor? : ALTERON
40
"Evil Woman" grp. : ELO
41
Regency hotels : HYATTS
43
Place to play video games : DEN
44
Next-to-last Greek letters : PSIS
45
Comic Margaret : CHO
46
Cameron who voiced Fiona : DIAZ
47
Matey's greeting : AHOY
48
Figure at Sarah's cigar store? : PALINSINDIAN
52
Gear with docking stations : STEREOS
53
"Born from jets" automaker : SAAB
56
Mass vestments : ALBS
57
"Columbo" trench coat? : FALKJACKET
62
Pucker-producing : TART
63
More faithful : TRUER
64
Busy place : HIVE
65
Influence : SWAY
66
Rec centers : YMCAS
67
New Ager who sings in Irish Gaelic : ENYA
Down
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Comments accompanying shrugs : EHS
2
Osso buco need : VEAL
3
What a drivetrain connects to : AXLE
4
"As is" and others : CAVEATS
5
Marbled meat feature : FAT
6
Grammar school basics, briefly : RRR
7
Decay-fighting org. : ADA
8
A real smarty : NODOPE
9
Dimin.'s opposite, in music : CRESC
10
Here, there and everywhere : ALLOVER
11
Bodily reaction to fear : GOOSEFLESH
12
Hot-coals walker : FAKIR
13
Out of kilter : AMISS
18
Alien's subj. : ESL
22
Bugs of the underworld : MORAN
24
Pop music's Collins and Spector : PHILS
25
Suit material? : TORT
26
Decided to join : OPTEDIN
27
This and that : BOTH
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Hang around : STAY
29
Push-up garment : MIRACLEBRA
34
Kind of scheme : PONZI
35
This and that : OLIO
36
Looking up : ROSY
38
Do penance : ATONE
39
Scan, as a U.P.C. : READ
42
Like under-watered plants : THIRSTY
44
Pizazz : PANACHE
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Render harmless : DISARM
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Some H.S. exams : PSATS
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Counselor-___ : ATLAW
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Pushover : SOFTY
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"... lovely ___ tree" : ASA
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Very similar : AKIN
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Group of quail : BEVY
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TV captain Jean-___ Picard : LUC
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Mauna ___ : KEA
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Takers of 48-Down: Abbr. : JRS
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Caddy's contents : TEA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle.

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