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New York Times, Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Abbott and Costello movie based on a Ziegfeld musical

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Parrish.
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© 2008, The New York Times9/30/08 ( No. 21,511 )
Across
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"___ and the Night Visitors" : AMAHL
6
Gasohol, e.g. : FUEL
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Peacemaker's goal : PACT
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Jason jilted her : MEDEA
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Part of ABM : ANTI
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Baseball exec Minaya : OMAR
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Wide receiver Michael, nicknamed "the Playmaker" : IRVIN
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Lo-cal : LITE
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Keeping the eyes and ears open : WARY
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Particle-detecting device : GEIGERCOUNTER
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"The Nazarene" novelist Sholem : ASCH
24
Saturn model of 2003-07 : ION
25
Polygon calculations : AREAS
28
Western topper : STETSON
30
Outback bird : EMU
32
However, briefly : THO
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Canal locale : EAR
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Glass of public radio : IRA
35
Auto roof option : TTOP
36
"Sic semper tyrannis!" crier : JOHNWILKESBOOTH
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Coughs up, so to speak : PAYS
42
Tip of a wingtip : TOE
43
Wildcatter's find : OIL
44
J.F.K. posting: Abbr. : ETD
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Raven's call : CAW
46
Be subjected to : UNDERGO
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Belgian treaty city : GHENT
52
Singer DiFranco : ANI
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Go for a part : READ
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Chemistry class poster, perhaps : PERIODICTABLE
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Winter Palace figure : CZAR
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Fr. ladies : MMES
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Organic compounds : ENOLS
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Rustler's target : HERD
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Carpet feature : PILE
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The 40 of "the back 40" : ACRES
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Tattooist's stock : INKS
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Classic R&B record label : STAX
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Home of Barack Obama's father : KENYA
Down
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Early Commodore computers : AMIGAS
2
Most trifling : MEREST
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"Dear Abby" offering : ADVICE
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Grows more intense : HEIGHTENS
5
Swim meet division : LANE
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Atlanta gridder : FALCON
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Bargainer at strike talks : UNION
8
Caesarean rebuke : ETTU
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Property claim : LIEN
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Word before tie or lunch : POWER
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Almond-flavored liqueur : AMARETTO
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Airport rental : CAR
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Give it a go : TRY
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Abbott and Costello movie based on a Ziegfeld musical : RIORITA
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Cross shape : TAU
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"There'll be ___ time ..." : AHOT
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Jayvee player, maybe : SOPH
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Creator of a branch division? : SAW
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Bard's "before" : ERE
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Like Knights Templars : MASONIC
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Hurricane of 2008 : IKE
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Zero ___ : TOLERANCE
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Computer image file format : JPEG
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Courtroom recitation : OATH
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Franklin D. Roosevelt's birthplace : HYDEPARK
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Part of PRNDL : LOW
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Bit of eBay action : BID
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N.F.L. line position: Abbr. : CTR
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For all, as a salon : UNISEX
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Having new vigor : REBORN
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Shipboard kitchen : GALLEY
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Ukrainian port city : ODESSA
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Dweebs : NERDS
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Journalist ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
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Little mischief-makers : IMPS
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Not include : OMIT
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Weather-resistant wood : TEAK
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A.L. or N.L. city, in brief : CHI
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Meditative sect : ZEN

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