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L.A. Times Daily Mar 24 2011

"A Clockwork Orange" narrator ALEX
"Able was __ ...": palindrome start IERE
"So I was wrong" SUEME
2009 Peace Nobelist OBAMA
23-Down was one: Abbr. SEN
27-Across offerings ALES
4-Down titles SRIS
Abu __ DHABI
Anglers' baskets CREELS
Attaches to the house ADDSON
Bad-mouth DIS
Blue Cross competitor AETNA
British weapon designed in Czechoslovakia BREN
Burrowing marsupial WOMBAT
California Gold Rush staple SOURDOUGHBREAD
Came around regarding AGREEDTO
Campfire base TWIGS
Cassis apéritif KIR
Cause of star wars? EGO
Certain eBay click BID
Challenged DARED
Darth, at one time ANI
Decide once and for all, and what one can do to the ends of 17-, 22-, 36- and 47-Across MAKEORBREAK
Did nothing SAT
Directs STEERS
Dr.'s study MED
Field call CAW
Film in Cannes CINE
Gandhi, for one HINDU
He passed Lou in 2009 to become the Yankees' all-time hit leader DEREK
Hens do it LAY
Homeland of 23-Down's father KENYA
It can make a star shine LEADROLE
Language that gives us "kayak" INUIT
Large cask TUN
Leslie Caron title role GIGI
Like sashimi RAW
Like some slippery floors WAXED
Mandela's org. ANC
Mary __ Ash, cosmetics company founder KAY
Mideast ruling family name ASSAD
More elusive RARER
New Jersey's state tree REDOAK
Novelist Jong ERICA
Plant moisture buildup EDEMA
Pulitzer writer Kidder TRACY
Puts in the can? JAILS
Quaint stopover INN
Radii neighbors ULNAE
Reason-based faith DEISM
Romantic evening components, perhaps DINNERDATES
Ruffles features RIDGES
Sally in space RIDE
SeaWorld performer SHAMU
Seventh Greek letter ETA
She played Beatrix in "Kill Bill" UMA
Snatch GRAB
Soaking spots BATHS
Stadium take GATE
Strain TAX
Sweetie pie CUTIE
Symbol of honesty ABE
Three-time Masters champ Mickelson PHIL
Top server ACER
Try in court HEAR
Volleyball great Gabrielle REECE
Watering hole PUB
Were now? ARE
Whirlpool brand AMANA
Wurlitzer whirlers JUKEBOXRECORDS
Yellow __ SEA
__ buco OSSO
__-Rooter ROTO
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