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New York Times, Saturday, September 11, 2004

42-Down : Like Elgar's Symphony No. 1

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times9/11/04 ( No. 20,031 )

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Across
1
Ill-fated emperor of 1502-20 : MONTEZUMA
10
Marine tank : SCUBA
15
"I'm waiting" : ANYDAYNOW
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Instrument Paul McCartney played on Ringo Starr's "You're Sixteen" : KAZOO
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Getting down : CONSUMING
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Permanently : ININK
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The last thing a Yale cheerleader wants : ANE
20
Scruffy : UNKEMPT
22
Southeast-most county of Ireland, or its seat : WEXFORD
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Tycoons' holdings : EMPIRES
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Backslider? : LUGER
31
California city NW of Bakersfield : DELANO
32
Kiwis : APTERYXES
36
English county from which the Pilgrims set sail in 1620 : DEVON
37
Take up, perhaps : REHEM
38
Spaniard's "that" : ESO
39
First secretary of H.E.W., 1953, ___ Culp Hobby : OVETA
40
Santa ___ : ANITA
41
Messiah : DELIVERER
43
Buffalo's AAA baseball team : BISONS
45
Face saver : TONER
46
Cold start : SNIFFLE
48
Astronomical distances : PARSECS
52
Blank page : FLYLEAF
54
Filch : COP
55
Holy Roman emperor crowned 962 : OTTOI
58
Clayey rock once common in building : MARLSTONE
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Attach, in a way : SEWON
62
Passing legislation? : ESTATELAW
63
Mexican War general known as Old Fuss and Feathers : SCOTT
64
Checks : RESTRAINS
Down
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Large bird with a loud scream : MACAW
2
See 57-Down : ONONE
3
Half of a 1997 telecom merger : NYNEX
4
Successful field results, for short : TDS
5
Lac contents : EAU
6
The chemistry of fermentation : ZYMURGY
7
Hard to research : UNINDEXED
8
Figure in Umberto Eco's "The Name of the Rose" : MONK
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"Shucks!" : AWGEE
10
Not chosen : SKIPPEDOVER
11
Structural supports : CANTILEVERS
12
Certain gun : UZI
13
French compliment : BON
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Fine, slangily : AOK
21
Roman square? : MMD
23
Swift : FLEETOFFOOT
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1966 James Bond spoof : OURMANFLINT
26
Obvious lunatic : RAVER
27
Short message via AOL, say : ENOTE
28
Bat signals? : SONAR
30
Button for pins : RESET
32
Luxor locals : ARABS
33
Confine : PENIN
34
2003 Nick Lachey hit "___ Swear" : THISI
35
Arias : SOLOPARTS
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Like Elgar's Symphony No. 1 : INAFLAT
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Sneaking : SLY
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer Flick : ELMER
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Gastrointestinal danger : ECOLI
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Big name in late-night TV : CONAN
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Throws off : SPEWS
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Let up : EASE
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Old spy grp. : OSS
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Shamus : TEC
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With 2-Down, certain mismatch : TWO
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Orch. part : STR
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Some like it hot : TEA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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