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New York Times, Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Author:
Jim Hyres
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JKQZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

This grid is a map of Manhattan. Broadway diagonally crosses 8th, 7th, 6th, and 5th Avenues.

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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0902 ( 21,848 )
Across
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Source of the music for a 2001 theatrical hit : ABBA
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Partner of grease : DIRT
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Business card number : FAX
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Legendary opera star : CARUSO
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Shortly : INAWHILE
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Rabid fan : ADORER
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"The one beer to have when you're having more than one" sloganeer : SCHAEFER
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Fixed, as a tapestry : REWOVE
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___ in cat : CAS
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Hubs: Abbr. : CTRS
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Come back following renovations, say : REOPEN
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Admonition to a cell phone user in a theater : SHH
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Comet, for one : CLEANSER
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Seen : VIEWED
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Bank job : HEIST
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Wing, perhaps : ANNEX
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Laugh syllable : HAR
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E.R.A. part: Abbr. : AVG
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Ad follower : HOC
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Giant slugger : OTT
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Something to stroke : EGO
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O.T. book : NEH
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Fear : DREAD
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Part of dressy attire for a woman : HEELS
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Foursome : TETRAD
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Some revenue : NETSALES
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Contents of a hoedown seat : HAY
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Echo : ANSWER
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Identity theft targets: Abbr. : SSNS
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Theater sign : SRO
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Available, as a London limo : ONHIRE
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Stir-fried entree : CHOPSUEY
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How a particularly close nephew may be treated : ASASON
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Upstage : OUTSHINE
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Mythical sea creature : MERMAN
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Starting point for a long drive? : TEE
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Not much : ATAD
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Banks on TV : TYRA
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Rent-___ : ACAR
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Wished : BADE
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Arch above the eye : BROW
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Night lights : AURORAS
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Tell apart : DISCERN
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Like the sun god Inti : INCAN
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Sounds from a 50-Down : RAHS
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Old carrier inits. : TWA
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Superfluous person : FIFTHWHEEL
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Yank or Ray : ALER
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Gen ___ : XERS
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Like some Adventists : SEVENTHDAY
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Round snack items : OREOS
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Anne of HBO's "Hung" : HECHE
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Cry in "Hair" : PEACE
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Intuition : SIXTHSENSE
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Sound from a monastery : CHANT
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Army Corps of Engineers construction : LEVEE
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Quaver : EIGHTHNOTE
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Dog doc : VET
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Colonel's insignia : EAGLE
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Refuse : DROSS
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Bumps : NODES
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California's Fort ___ : ORD
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Ticked off : ANNOYED
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Lady Lindy : EARHART
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Certain filers : RASPS
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Bar closing time, often : TWOAM
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Sports venue : ARENA
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Highlander, e.g. : SCOT
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Actress Elisabeth : SHUE
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Dressy attire for a man : SUIT
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"The Lord ___ shepherd ..." : ISMY
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Enthusiastic audience response : ROAR
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Sicilian resort city : ENNA
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___ Na Na : SHA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later.

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