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New York Times, Friday, September 11, 2009

Highest-grossing black-and-white film of all time

Author:
Caleb Madison
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 42 Missing: {GKQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Madison.
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© 2009, The New York Times9/11/09 ( No. 21,857 )
Across
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"Uh-huh" : IBET
5
Position with no prospects : MCJOB
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Parker of "Old Yeller" : FESS
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Extend one's service : REUP
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Part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands : ARUBA
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Way to start : ANEW
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The lithograph "Mustache Hat" and others : ARPS
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Game show feature : PANEL
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Joe : JAVA
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Degree of magnitude? : NTH
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"I'll Make Love to You" Grammy winners : BOYZIIMEN
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Brickmaking mixture : LOAM
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Churchgoing times for many nonchurchgoers : EASTERS
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They may convince people to get rides : CARCOMMERCIALS
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Blizzard hazard : WHITEOUT
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One who has practiced his hitting skills : TRAINEDASSASSIN
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Lingua d'Europa : ITALIANO
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Highest-grossing black-and-white film of all time : SCHINDLERSLIST
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One hoping not to be cited : SPEEDER
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Word on many medieval signs : OLDE
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Two-time Oscar winner for Best Adapted Screenplay : MARIOPUZO
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Nail : NAB
54
Hawk with a crested helmet : ARES
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They're often directed at shepherds : AMENS
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Either of two opposing war emblems : ROSE
58
Trading card figure : STAT
59
They'll get you biting responses : LURES
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Immensely : ATON
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"Lucas de Clercq" portraitist, ca. 1635 : HALS
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They might be in docks : IPODS
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Old sitcom mechanic, with "the" : FONZ
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Home of Sharif University of Technology : IRAN
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Noted coward player : BERTLAHR
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High : EUPHORIA
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Plays a sophomoric prank on, informally : TPS
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It might tell you where you stand : MAP
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Sourpuss : CRAB
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Pantheonic queen : JUNO
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One who's not refractory : OBEYER
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"La Cousine Bette" novelist : BALZAC
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Beef or chicken dish : FAJITA
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It's found on the cusp : ENAMEL
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Disaffiliates : SEVERS
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Group of "nine-and-fifty" in a Yeats poem : SWANS
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"Woe ___" (Patricia T. O'Conner best seller) : ISI
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Show opening : ACTI
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Big name in faucetry : MOEN
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43.359 kg. : CWT
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Guy seen in funny shorts : MOE
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Joe : MUD
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Business involving clicking : ETAIL
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Part of many Canadian place names: Abbr. : STE
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Mediterranean isl. : SAR
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"See" follower in a footnote : ALSO
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It's often under glass : SILL
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Denied : SAIDNOTO
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Ripe : INSEASON
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Jimmy Dorsey's "___ Mine" : NOT
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Domain of King Tyndareus : SPARTA
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Quaker offering : CEREAL
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Holdups : HEISTS
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Bit of swearing in front of a church leader : IDO
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Rupee spender : NEPALI
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Successfully solicit : DRUMUP
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Bomb's opposite : SMASH
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Absolute nobody : ZERO
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Linear : ONED
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Maker of the 1923 "Teardrop" racecar : BENZ
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Indication of tire trouble : SSS
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"Per ardua ad astra" org. : RAF

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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