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New York Times, Tuesday, August 30, 2011

TV/film/stage actor once married to actress Meredith Baxter

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bernice Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {HJQXZ} This is puzzle # 143 for Ms. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

Bernice Gordon constructed this crossword at the age of 97. Her first NYT puzzle was published in 1952.

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0830 ( 22,575 )
Across
1
Hungry mouth : MAW
4
Person assisting a worship service : LECTOR
10
Jockey's whip : CROP
14
Lincoln, the Rail-Splitter : ABE
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Place for a bookcase : ALCOVE
16
Auto company whose name is Latin for "listen" : AUDI
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Title of respect : SRI
18
Longtime New York theater critic : CLIVEBARNES
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Emphatic follow-up to yes or no : SIRREE
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Corporate dept. that may include labs : RANDD
23
Actor in 1960s TV's "77 Sunset Strip" : EDDBYRNES
26
Nary a soul : NOONE
29
Tropical citrus fruit : UGLI
30
Fleischmann's product : OLEO
32
Wilson of "Midnight in Paris" : OWEN
33
Spanish king : REY
34
Popular card game since 1954 : MILLEBORNES
37
Speck : DOT
38
Org. issuing many refunds : IRS
39
TV/film/stage actor once married to actress Meredith Baxter : DAVIDBIRNEY
45
Informer : RAT
48
International furniture retailer : IKEA
49
Facility : EASE
50
Madame Chanel : COCO
51
Italian city famous for its cheese : PARMA
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Big dog : STBERNARD
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Yankee great Roger : MARIS
58
Came ashore : LANDED
59
Prime cooking spot : FRONTBURNER
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___ de mer : MAL
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"___ She Sweet" : AINT
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"That's it for me" : IMDONE
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Get along in years : AGE
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Memo : NOTE
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Conflict waged between navies : SEAWAR
69
___ diem : PER
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Rubber man? : MASSEUR
2
Cut : ABRIDGE
3
In an odd manner : WEIRDLY
4
___ Davenport, long-running "Doonesbury" character : LACEY
5
Aunt ___ of "Oklahoma!" : ELLER
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Start of the third century : CCI
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"Mazel ___!" : TOV
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Be in charge of : OVERSEE
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Singer McEntire : REBA
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Nowadays they usually have power locks and windows : CARDOORS
11
Decrepit : RUNDOWN
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Pindar creation : ODE
13
Fraternity letters : PIS
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The Atlantic's Cape ___ : ANN
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Baseball stat : RBI
24
___ pros. (court record abbr.) : NOL
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Building extension : ELL
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Born, in Brittany : NEE
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Naval officer below lieut. : ENS
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Annual theater award : OBIE
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Quaintly stylish : MOD
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Barry Manilow's "Could ___ Magic" : ITBE
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Suffix with contradict : ORY
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Old Mitsubishi model : DIAMANTE
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Fondue feature : DIP
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Alias : AKA
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First U.S. state to abolish slavery : VERMONT
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"It seems evident that ..." : IASSUME
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Alphabet trio : RST
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Beak : NEB
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Motorist's guide : ROADMAP
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Farmland spread : ACREAGE
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Real young 'un : TODDLER
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Piers Morgan's channel : CNN
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Realm of beauty : ART
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Justice Kagan : ELENA
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Less done, as steak : RARER
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Long-legged wader : IBIS
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Ceiling addition : FAN
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___ de la Plata : RIO
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Nutritional allotment, for short : RDA
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At once : NOW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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