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24 Crop up 25 Cleverness 2 6 T V ’s P e t e r a n d l i t e r a t u r e ’s B e n 2 7 Wa l k t h r o u g h 28 Mathematician Paul 29 Bolivian bears 31 Born as 32 British actress Diana 33 “Start already!” 35 “An insightful look at how playing M i s s B ro o k s t o o k its toll on Ms. A rd e n ” 39 Spanish beaches 41 Cole Porter title woman 42 Slickers and galoshes 43 Conger catcher

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54 Pack number 55 Indisposed

9 2 Ve r y o f t e n 9 3 Ta k e t h e l i o n ’s s h a r e of 9 4 D u ff e r ’s h a z a r d 97 Drives a getaway c a r, m a y b e

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98 British submachine gun

57 Anesthesiologists’ locales, for short

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5 8 “ F i n a l l y, w e l e a r n how one Jonas b ro t h e r d e f i n e d a n e n t i re g e n e r a t i o n ” 63 Jaguar rival 66 Frozen dessert name 67 It could pave the way 68 Second most populous continent: A b b r. 69 On the safe side 70 Legal helpers, briefly 7 3 “ C l i n t o n ’s a w e l l k n o w n s o u t h p a w, s o this exposé on his o t h e r- h a n d e d punches is an eyeopener” 78 “Really?” 7 9 Wr i t e r _ _ _ H u b b a r d 80 Many an aria 81 Notable flop 82 Chicago lakefront attraction 84 Family head

99 Reach rival 102 Like some calls 103 “A gripping narrative about one f o l k s i n g e r ’s violent turn against Paul Simon” 106 It beats ace-high 107 Open quality 108 “___ Restaurant” 109 Bulb unit 11 0 N o r t h e a s t nickname 111 P o l i t i c a l s y m b o l Down 1 When many bars close 2 Fruity sodas 3 Dry ones 4 A b b r. s o m e t i m e s s e e n twice in a row

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12 Fine-tune 13 Christian name? 14 Bond, for one 1 5 Wi n t e r s u p p l y usually stored outside 1 6 S t a r t o f Wi l l a C a t h e r ’s G r e a t Plains trilogy 17 Give an anticorrosive coating 18 Check out 21 Cigarette purchase 23 Reflex test site

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37 Some fight finishes, for short 38 ___-Z (classic car) 39 Retailer for Rover 40 Composer of the “Gold and Silver” waltz 44 Falco of “Nurse Jackie” 45 Be all thumbs as a writer? 4 6 Wo r d w i t h p a y o r page

6 French press remnants

49 Pale 50 Food Network host Guy

51 Former “Idol” judge

66 “Nice and slow”

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58 Receiving stats 5 9 C a l i f . - t o - F l a . h w y. 60 Blemish 6 1 N . B . A . p a r t : A b b r. 62 In that case 63 Plastic casing for some pills

spaceship, maybe 70 One of a nautical trio 71 Last Incan emperor 7 2 C a s i n o t h a t ’s p a r t l y underwater? 73 Long expeditions

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76 Clop maker 7 7 “ C h a r l o t t e ’s We b ” girl 79 Old Italian dough 8 3 Tw o - _ _ _ ( e x t e n d e d TV episode) 84 Author with a fan site called “Into t h e Wa r d r o b e ” 85 Unvoiced 86 It may get squandered in a game

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2 2 “ I t ’s w o r t h i t j u s t f o r M s . B e h a r ’s famous lasagna re c i p e ”

53 Sight at a supermarket or golf course

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E E N I E

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52 Long time follower?

9 Certain frat boy

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A C R O

2 0 O ff e r i n g w i t h p o t a t o chips

4 8 “ Yo u d o n ’t h a v e t o b e a g a rd e n e r t o dig this book about K e ro u a c ’s t o o l s ”

8 7 “ R e q u i re d re a d i n g for all ‘Purple Rain’ fans who think their idol is too goody-goody”

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C O P E C O P A Y A R I S E R D O S T O N I T O F E V E N W E A R O R T S N O S E E I D K B M W A L E E F B I L L E D S E L R U T E S N C E T R A P B P G A O F A R T L I C E S O N K E Y

15 Make do 19 Show instability

46 Engine attachment 47 Crumbs

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7 D o e s n ’t g e t t h e memo, maybe

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E A D S N D I P F J O Y O U R R S G C T I O E R A H O S J A C K L L O F N I A F G H T S S O L O P O O F P R T H O O R A R F A R E S S A T E

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M I S O N I K I N G N N S E E D E S T R K A E T O N D E S O I X E T I M T A T H E R R O N E R C K N E S S A L S T E T H E W A I R I B A Y S

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A N T E T E E T T H E C W I T O S O S T H P L A Y E E L E T H E S C A R T O R S E P A R A I T I S N A V Y T H E D A U R O A B E C L O S A P A I W A T T

SEVEN BLURBS FOR SEVEN BIOGRAPHIES By Samuel A. Donaldson / Edited by Will Shortz

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