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New York Times, Saturday, August 6, 2011

Broadway smash whose poster image consisted of just two eyes

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 24 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Krozel.
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© 2011, The New York Times8/6/11 ( No. 22,551 )
Across
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Wants, with "to" : ASPIRES
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It may be held in battle : CITADEL
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1977 Jacqueline Bisset movie : THEDEEP
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Literary critic Broyard : ANATOLE
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Acted unfairly : HITBELOWTHEBELT
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Aluminum foil alternatives? : EPEES
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Quite : OHSO
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Liability-limiting words : ASIS
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Natl. Humor Month : APR
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One in Germany : EINE
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Slough : MORASS
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One may be called in court : RECESS
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Holiday time : NOEL
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It might go for big bucks : DOE
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Equestrian's command : TROT
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Bit of evidence in court : TAPE
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Concertedly : ASONE
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21st-century epidemic concern : THESWINEFLU
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Flibbertigibbety : DITSY
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Hymn words before "beyond all praising" : OGOD
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Get hush money from, for instance : ABET
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It's "not master in its own house," said Freud : EGO
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Family: Abbr. : RELS
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Stop-press order? : GAGLAW
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Kind of 6-Down : CONGER
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Lord's domain : FIEF
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It once stretched from France to Russia: Abbr. : ETO
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Shakespearean words following "Speak, hands, for me!" : ETTU
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"___ well" : ALLS
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___ rage : FITOF
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"Not to my recollection" : ICANTSAYASIHAVE
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Scholar : THINKER
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"The Morning Show Murders" novelist : ALROKER
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Bleach component : SALSODA
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"Happy" sorts : CAMPERS
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Deep down : ATHEART
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U.P.S. customer : SHIPPER
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Easter character : PETERCOTTONTAIL
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"___ delighted!" : IDBE
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Candy brand : REESES
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One that swims with a current? : EEL
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Cuddle, in a way : SPOON
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Broadway smash whose poster image consisted of just two eyes : CATS
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Like some nursing : INHOME
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___ Bo : TAE
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Being tried : ATBAR
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Registers surprise, say : DOESADOUBLETAKE
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National Book Award-winning novelist named after Emerson : ELLISON
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"Hmmm ..." : LETSSEE
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Never : WHENPIGSFLY
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Motor add-ons? : ISTS
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Patron saint of carvers : OLAF
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Biblical endings : ETHS
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Prefix with -phile : OENO
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Bad way to go : AWOL
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Refuse at a mill : SLAG
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Name abandoned for Rochester : EYRE
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Skirt : EDGE
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Ruses : DECEITS
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"Understood" : IGOTCHA
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Dine at another's house : EATOVER
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Some deals : TWOFERS
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Took out : ERASED
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Maintain : AFFIRM
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TV detective Peter and others : GUNNS
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One spared in a sacrifice : ISAAC
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Superman's mother : LARA
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Blue-roofed chain : IHOP
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It's declared after the last hit, for short : TKO
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Grp. in 1974 news : SLA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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