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New York Times, Friday, January 29, 2010

Parts of it may be revealed in biology class

Author:
Doug Peterson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times1/29/10 ( No. 21,997 )
Across
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Red choice : ZINFANDEL
10
Decide to use : ADOPT
15
"The Hitch-Hiker" director, 1953 : IDALUPINO
16
Old Indian infantryman : SEPOY
17
Resin sources : PINETREES
18
Weenie : TWERP
19
Appropriate game : POACH
20
Ram : SMASHINTO
22
Dostoyevsky's exile city : OMSK
23
Dessert fruit : KEYLIMES
24
It's grounded on the Sabbath : ELAL
26
Many reality shows : TRASHTV
29
Star followers : FANDOM
32
Precious : HON
33
Streaked : TORE
34
Nat stat : RBI
35
Endures : LIVESON
38
Spare part? : PIN
39
Pat makeup : OLEO
41
Sir ___, foster brother of King Arthur : KAY
42
Hero described as "Eyeless in Gaza" : SAMSON
44
"Are you nuts?!" : GETREAL
46
Right fielder, on a scorecard : NINE
47
It merged with Tanganyika in 1964 : ZANZIBAR
49
Get down quickly : GULP
53
Managed to obtain : RUSTLEDUP
55
One thing on top of another? : RATIO
56
It has 95 printable characters : ASCII
57
Not currently : ATONETIME
59
Tubular snacks : HOHOS
60
What might come as a relief at night? : TYLENOLPM
61
Tracking aid : SCENT
62
Noted Volstead Act enforcer : ELIOTNESS
Down
1
Diddly : ZIPPO
2
Hit the ceiling, say : IDIOM
3
Spoilers, often : NANAS
4
Like a strawberry roan's coat : FLECKED
5
Bibliography abbr. : AUTH
6
"Science Friday" carrier : NPR
7
Motor ship driver : DIESEL
8
Hostile : ENEMY
9
City near San Jose : LOSALTOS
10
Breathtaking condition? : ASTHMA
11
Most childishly pure : DEWIEST
12
Results of some labor laws : OPENSHOPS
13
Computer connection : PORT
14
Four for for, for one : TYPO
21
Loud drill bit? : SIRNOSIR
23
Vodka cocktail : KAMIKAZE
25
Electronic gag reflex? : LOL
27
The Jimi Hendrix Experience, e.g. : TRIO
28
A diagram bears his name : VENN
29
Parts of it may be revealed in biology class : FROG
30
Fit : ABLE
31
"√úbermensch" originator : NIETZSCHE
32
"Watch it!" : HEY
36
Confirm : VALIDATE
37
Chicken tikka go-with : NAN
40
Keynote, e.g. : ORATION
43
4.184 petajoules : MEGATON
45
Win the support of : ENLIST
46
Campania's capital, in Campania : NAPOLI
48
Tear-resistant synthetic rubber : BUTYL
50
Worth keeping : UTILE
51
Has a hitch : LIMPS
52
Metric system output? : POEMS
53
Words of support : RAHS
54
Org. with a SportsMan of the Year award : USOC
55
Digs cash? : RENT
58
Conservative front? : NEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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