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New York Times, Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Food transportation ... that Harry Belafonte sang about

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Hartman.
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© 2007, The New York Times9/25/07 ( No. 21,140 )
Across
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___ Bartlet, president on "The West Wing" : JED
4
John of "Full House" : STAMOS
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Voodoo charm : MOJO
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Org. that publishes health studies : AMA
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Butt in : IMPOSE
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One who may be caught off base? : AWOL
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Food transportation ... that Harry Belafonte sang about : BANANABOAT
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Place for a footballer's pad : KNEE
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Indiana and Ohio are in it : BIGTEN
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Play ice hockey : SKATE
23
Charles Lamb, pseudonymously : ELIA
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... that's an ambulance, in slang : MEATWAGON
28
It ends in the fall: Abbr. : DST
29
Shade of green : PEA
31
Helpful : OFUSE
32
Symbol of love : REDROSE
36
"Sometimes you feel like ___" : ANUT
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... that a rube might fall off : TURNIPTRUCK
39
Al Jazeera viewer, typically : ARAB
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He danced in "Silk Stockings" : ASTAIRE
42
Put on the payroll : HIRED
44
Stimpy's cartoon pal : REN
45
Org. for drivers? : PGA
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... that may be upset : APPLECART
52
Place to load and unload : PIER
53
R & B singer Mary J. ___ : BLIGE
54
Sen. Feinstein : DIANNE
56
Pork chop? : VETO
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... that's a source of easy money : GRAVYTRAIN
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Declare : AVOW
62
Cliff hangers? : AERIES
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Some like it hot : TEA
64
Word with telephoto or zoom : LENS
65
San Fernando Valley district : RESEDA
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Doofus : ASS
Down
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Poked : JABBED
2
Communicates with online : EMAILS
3
"Phooey!" : DANGIT
4
Trig function : SINE
5
Tax cheat chaser, informally : TMAN
6
Alert for a fleeing prisoner, in brief : APB
7
Bullwinkle, e.g. : MOOSE
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Japanese city whose name means "large hill" : OSAKA
9
Go after : SETAT
10
Stick out one's tongue, maybe : MAKEAFACE
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Hold title to : OWN
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Coffee, slangily : JOE
13
Corrida cheer : OLE
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One ___ time : ATA
22
Afternoon hour : TWO
24
Home run hero of '61 : MARIS
25
Icky stuff : GUNK
26
Home of the Cowboys: Abbr. : OSU
27
New Jersey cager : NET
29
Part of r.p.m. : PER
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Novelist Ferber : EDNA
32
Mingle (with) : RUBELBOWS
33
Make a choice : OPT
34
Crank up : START
35
Keystone State port : ERIE
37
Rain delay roll-out : TARP
38
Caterer's coffee holder : URN
39
"So it's you!" : AHA
40
Boot Hill letters : RIP
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Actor Benicio ___ Toro : DEL
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Party animal? : PINATA
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Wish offerers : GENIES
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Soccer venues : ARENAS
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Prop for Groucho Marx : CIGAR
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See eye to eye : AGREE
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Plays parent to : REARS
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72, at Augusta : PAR
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Turned blue, maybe : DYED
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"___ deal!" : ITSA
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Kilmer who once played Batman : VAL
57
She raised Cain : EVE
58
Bridge capacity unit : TON
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Compete : VIE

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

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