New York Times, Thursday, November 1, 2007

Author: Larry Shearer
Editor: Will Shortz
Note: this was published as a uniclue puzzle in print.
All the clues appear in a single list, combining Across and Down. When two answers share a number, they also share a clue.
Larry Shearer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQX} Featured Will Shortz favorite This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Shearer. NYT links: Across Lite

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Notepad: The clues in the print version of this puzzle appear in a single list, combining Across and Down. Where two answers share a number, they also share a clue.
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© 2007, The New York Times
Clues
1. Maintain : AVOW / AVER
2. In ___ (form of research) : VIVO
3. Concert halls : ODEA
4. They're unlikely to work : WILDIDEAS
5. Fiddle with : AMEND / ALTER
6. Goofed (around) : MESSED
7. Quod ___ faciendum : ERAT
8. Negative connector : NOR
9. Spy supply : DISGUISES
10. Rubberneck : GAWK / GAPE
11. Composition of the Spanish Main : AGUA
12. Hit the road : WENT
13. Florida ___ : KEYS
14. Part of Caesar's boast : VIDI
15. ___ Soleil (Louis XIV) : LEROI
16. "The Night of the Hunter" screenwriter : AGEE
17. First name in daredeviltry : EVEL
18. Some Romanovs : TSARS
19. Runtish : PUNY
20. Motor Trend job : ROADTEST
21. Prohibition agents : TMEN
22. Legends : GREATS
23. Author Jaffe : RONA
24. 2002 Literature Nobelist ___ Kertész : IMRE
25. Pair : DUO / DYAD
26. Dodge : EVADE / ELUDE
27. Sun protection : VISOR
28. All bark ___ bite : ANDNO
29. Start of a phrase meaning "always" : DAYIN
30. "Sounds like ___!" : APLAN
31. Gusto : VIM / VERVE
32. Put to rest : INTER
33. Changers of 34-Across : MAIDS
34. See 33-Down : LINENS
35. Cartoon character with feminine wiles : SMURFETTE
36. Annual parade site : PASADENA
37. Death jokes and such : DARKHUMOR
38. Stamp letters : USDA
39. ___ mer : MALDE
40. Lover of Tess in "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" : ALEC
41. Part of the Constitution after the Preamble: Abbr. : ARTI
42. N.F.L. coach who was undefeated in 1972 : DONSHULA
43. Relative of a cod : HAKE
44. Like tennis balls and dinners : SERVED
45. Wicked witch's home in "The Wizard of Oz" : EAST
46. Ranch closing? : ERO
47. Bowl : ARENA
48. Comic, e.g. : AMUSER
49. N.F.L. placekicker David : AKERS
50. Fast-food franchise that started in S. Salt Lake, Ut. : KFC
51. Squoosh : MASH
52. Impersonator's work : APERY
53. It's all downhill from here : APOGEE / ACME
54. Gene group : POOL
55. "I goofed" : OOPS
56. Delight : GLEE
57. Tore : RUPTURED / RENT
58. Don Juan : RAKE
59. Old Testament book : EZRA
60. Cry made with a handshake : DEAL
61. Nippy : COOL
62. Benny Goodman's "___ Foolish Things" : THESE
63. Savage : HUN
64. Challenge for Theseus, in myth : MAZE
65. Be a gloomy Gus : MOPE
66. Radio part : TUNER
67. Pod holder : OKRA
68. Something ___ (a wow) : ELSE
69. Door : ENTRY
70. Unexaggerated : REAL

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