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New York Times, Thursday, September 21, 2006

DuBose Heyward novel on which an opera was based

Author:
Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stella Zawistowski
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Zawistowski. This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Venzke.
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© 2006, The New York Times9/21/06 ( No. 20,771 )
Across
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Most like a chimney sweep : SOOTIEST
9
Way up : ASCENT
15
Stomach : TOLERATE
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Lunchtime tryst, informally : NOONER
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30- and 47-Down in Polish : DZIEKUJE
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in Italian : GRAZIE
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Pick up : SENSE
20
Activating switches : ONBUTTONS
22
"I am such an idiot!" : DOH
24
Actress Virna : LISI
25
Teased mercilessly : RODE
29
Pot collection : ANTES
31
Fictional pirate : SMEE
35
Stars and crosses : AWARDS
37
"Oh, very funny!" : HAHA
39
Pipe fitting : ELL
40
Felt but not seen : INNER
41
in Danish : TAK
42
DuBose Heyward novel on which an opera was based : PORGY
44
"___War" (Shatner novel) : TEK
45
"The Birds" screenwriter ___ Hunter : EVAN
47
Plants with sword-shaped leaves : YUCCAS
48
March lasting 31 days? : TREK
50
Invite for : ASKTO
52
Poop : TIRE
53
Shenanigan : LARK
55
The U.K.'s home : EUR
57
Alternative to Lycos : ALTAVISTA
61
Searched for morays : EELED
66
in Chinese : XIEXIE
67
in Portuguese : OBRIGADO
69
Implant deeply : ENROOT
70
Dope : NARCOTIC
71
Dope : SKINNY
72
Ways to leave : EGRESSES
Down
1
Principles: Abbr. : STDS
2
Let out slowly : OOZE
3
Actress Lena : OLIN
4
Casual wear : TEES
5
Got to : IRKED
6
Mer filler : EAU
7
A Gospel writer : STJOHN
8
Many a Facebook listee : TEEN
9
It's heartrending : ANGUISH
10
Alphabetizes, e.g. : SORTS
11
Ring-tailed animals : COATIS
12
Women's shoe designer ___ Angiolini : ENZO
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Overseas refusal : NEIN
14
"___ chic!" : TRES
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Unpromising : BLEAK
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Intl. assn. since 1948 : OAS
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"Something to Talk About" singer, 1991 : RAITT
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Lessor, usually : OWNER
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in German : DANKE
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In the time leading up to : ERE
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With 47-Down, the theme of this puzzle : THANK
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in French : MERCI
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"Enigma Variations" composer : ELGAR
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"Family Ties" mother : ELYSE
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Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
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Manjula's spouse on "The Simpsons" : APU
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Jobs : TASKS
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Part of the U.S. campaign season: Abbr. : OCT
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Publication that coined the word "sitcom" : VARIETY
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See 30-Down : YOU
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"Ah-oooo-ga!" horn : KLAXON
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One getting into hot water : TEABAG
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Word on overseas mail : AVION
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Treat again, as a sprain : REICE
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Pink-slips : AXES
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Coupling : LINK
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Emmy-nominated Hatcher : TERI
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Coloring : TONE
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They may need massaging : EGOS
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Chin-up targets, briefly : LATS
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Singer Brickell : EDIE
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Nonfictional films, for short : DOCS
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Basic education, familiarly : RRR

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

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