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New York Times, Thursday, October 29, 2009

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 1029 ( 21,905 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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They're akin to khans : AGAS
5
Punts, e.g. : SCOWS
10
Maintain : HAVE
14
Joining of opposite sides : PACT
15
First word of the Lord's Prayer in French : NOTRE
16
Drop : OMIT
17
___ perpetuum (let it be everlasting) : ESTO
18
Sinclair Lewis novel : ARROWSMITH
20
Setting piece : SOUPSPOON
22
Exotic fish : TETRA
23
Venetian feature : LAGOON
24
Rankle : GRATEON
26
Series of sorties : AIROFFENSIVE
28
Half of bi- : UNI
29
Big do : AFRO
30
Tricolor pooch : BEAGLE
34
Wind element : REED
36
Title not acquired by Miss Spain?: Abbr. : SRA
38
___ ring : MOOD
39
Set on the court : ASSIST
42
Utah ski resort : ALTA
45
Mass ender? : IVE
46
Gateway Arch designer : EEROSAARINEN
49
Made a switch in a game : CASTLED
52
Carriers of arms : SLINGS
53
Beethoven dedicatee : ELISE
54
Has been around since, with "to" : DATESBACK
57
Bomb : AEROSOLCAN
59
Funny Wilson : OWEN
60
Went after : SUED
61
Tag words : NOTIT
62
"Doctor Who" villainess, with "the" : RANI
63
Italian rumbler : ETNA
64
Big ados : STIRS
65
Putin input? : NYET
Down
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Galoots : APES
2
Refinery products : GASOLINES
3
Insurance company employees : ACTUARIES
4
Like some traffic : STOPGO
5
Suddenly break, as a twig : SNAPOFF
6
Ones examining bodies of evidence? : CORONERS
7
Juan's other : OTRO
8
Betrays, say : WRONGS
9
Finish (up) : SEW
10
They're out standing in their field : HOMETEAM
11
Somewhat : AMITE
12
Not natural, in a way, after "in" : VITRO
13
___ Allen furniture : ETHAN
19
Hold (off) : STAVE
21
Coin "swallower" : SOFA
25
Trunk part : RIB
26
Goddess of breezes : AURA
27
Charles and others : NORAS
31
Kind of party : GOINGAWAY
32
What's barely done in movies? : LOVESCENE
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First couple's home : EDEN
35
Tab, for one : DIETSODA
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Actor Sim who played Ebenezer Scrooge : ALASTAIR
40
1991 and 1992 U.S. Open champ : SELES
41
III in modern Rome : TRE
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Biblical money units : TALENTS
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Fleischer and others : ARIS
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It doesn't end in 00 : ODDLOT
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Natural : INBORN
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Quit : CEASE
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Unalaska native, e.g. : ALEUT
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It may precede a storm : SIREN
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Play start : ACTI
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Work on a muffler, say : KNIT
58
Walk-___ : ONS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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