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New York Times, Wednesday, September 30, 2009

With 71- and 55-Across, noted 19th-century writer

Author:
Kevin G. Der
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin G. Der

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Der.
Notepad: When the puzzle is done, the circled letters will spell, from top to bottom, the name of the town where all the people in this puzzle's theme once lived.
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R
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A
3
L
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P
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H
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W
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A
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L
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D
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O
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R
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A
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J
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Y
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A
P
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U
K
E
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O
C
T
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D
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D
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A
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R
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A
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R
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N
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N
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A
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I
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L
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N
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W
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© 2009, The New York Times9/30/09 ( No. 21,876 )
Across
1
With 6- and 22-Across, noted 19th-century writer : RALPH
6
See 1-Across : WALDO
11
British rule in India : RAJ
14
With aloofness : ICILY
15
It beats nothing : APAIR
16
Arthur Godfrey's instrument, informally : UKE
17
The Ivies, e.g. : OCTAD
18
Where Emirates Airline is based : DUBAI
19
Málaga Mrs. : SRA
20
Refrain syllable : TRA
22
See 1-Across : EMERSON
24
With 53-Across, noted 19th-century writer : NATHANIEL
29
Some saloon signs : NEONS
30
Took in : ATE
31
In ___ (as found) : SITU
32
The Bakkers' old ministry, for short : PTL
33
Meditate (on) : CHEW
35
Subject of a Debussy piece : MER
36
Places to hibernate : LAIRS
39
Noted 19th-century writer : LOUISAMAYALCOTT
43
Mushy snowball sound : SPLAT
44
Tre + tre : SEI
45
Have influence on : SWAY
46
1945 Pacific battle site, briefly : IWO
47
Solar wind particles : IONS
49
"A" in German 101? : EIN
50
Little hooter : OWLET
53
See 24-Across : HAWTHORNE
55
See 70-Across : THOREAU
57
___ sister : SOB
58
Went underground : HID
59
Bull on glue bottles : ELMER
62
2008 Pixar robot : WALLE
66
H.S. subj. : ENG
67
Pope's triple crown : TIARA
68
iPhone function : EMAIL
69
Alternative to white : RYE
70
With 71- and 55-Across, noted 19th-century writer : HENRY
71
See 70-Across : DAVID
Down
1
Copacabana locale : RIO
2
Georgia Tech's sports org. : ACC
3
On : LIT
4
Sylvia who wrote "The Bell Jar" : PLATH
5
Many-headed serpents : HYDRAS
6
Glob of gum : WAD
7
TV's Kwik-E-Mart clerk : APU
8
Place for a designer's name : LABEL
9
Circular meas. : DIAM
10
Monopoly avenue in the light-blue group : ORIENTAL
11
Rene of "Lethal Weapon" movies : RUSSO
12
Goodyear's Ohio headquarters : AKRON
13
Casual wear : JEANS
21
Lively, on a score : ANIMATO
23
Tomb artifacts, e.g. : RELICS
24
Table salt, chemically : NACL
25
Friend of Aramis : ATHOS
26
Prepare to drive : TEEUP
27
Bullet point : ITEM
28
Superstate in Orwell's "1984" : EURASIA
32
Lamentations : PLAINTS
34
More artful : WILIER
37
Galley toiler : ROWER
38
Coffee spot : STAIN
40
Cutting-edge features : SAWTEETH
41
"That hurts!" : YEOW
42
Daly of "Judging Amy" : TYNE
48
Didn't skip something : SHOWED
50
Alternative to this and that, with "the" : OTHER
51
Prone to complaining : WHINY
52
Rustic retreat : LODGE
53
Any of us : HUMAN
54
"The Audacity of Hope" author : OBAMA
56
Get caught in ___ : ALIE
60
Muff one : ERR
61
Bit of sunshine : RAY
63
Head of London? : LAV
64
52, in old Rome : LII
65
Days of yore, in days of yore : ELD

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