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New York Times, Wednesday, October 3, 2012

With 37-Across, leave quickly ... or what both words in 17-, 21-, 26-, 49-, 56- and 61-Across could be?

Author:
Gary Cee
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QVW} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Cee.
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© 2012, The New York Times10/3/12 ( No. 22,975 )
Across
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Harness horse's gait : TROT
5
Light bluish green : JADE
9
Reading chair accompaniers : LAMPS
14
Tennis's Mandlikova : HANA
15
It's just under 8: Abbr. : OPER
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Intensely passionate : AFIRE
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Athlete's booster : ENERGYBAR
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One of many on a monitor : PIXEL
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Ving of Hollywood : RHAMES
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Subject of a Car and Driver report : ROADTEST
23
It was transferred to China in 1999 : MACAO
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Sleek, briefly : AERO
25
Detergent with a glass in every box, long ago : DUZ
26
Where to paint a model : ARTCLASS
28
Pea or peanut : LEGUME
31
Mormon church, for short : LDS
32
D.C. team since '05 : NATS
34
Kind of colony in "Papillon" : LEPER
35
With 37-Across, leave quickly ... or what both words in 17-, 21-, 26-, 49-, 56- and 61-Across could be? : HIGH
37
See 35-Across : TAIL
39
Not live : TAPED
42
"Uh-huh" : ISEE
44
N.Y.C. commuters' inits. : MTA
47
"Yippee!" : HURRAY
49
Catholic remembrance : MASSCARD
52
Tokyo, formerly : EDO
53
Word after e or G : MAIL
55
Mitchum rival : ARRID
56
Tipoff : JUMPBALL
59
See the light of day : EMERGE
60
Virus that arose in the Congo : EBOLA
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Bags with handles : TOTES
64
Indigo plant : ANIL
65
Ready to be driven, in golf : TEED
66
___ attack : SNEAK
67
___ Pop, 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee : IGGY
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Lat. and Lith., formerly : SSRS
Down
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Kind of blanket : THERMAL
2
Mounted a fierce campaign : RANHARD
3
Works without a break? : ONEACTS
4
Landing strip : TARMAC
5
Life's pleasures : JOYS
6
The 9-Down might put one out, briefly : APB
7
Salutation in an old-fashioned love letter : DEAREST
8
Foul-up : ERROR
9
"Colors" org. : LAPD
10
Throw ___ : AFIT
11
Screwy in the head : MIXEDUP
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Suppose : PRESUME
13
Fizzy water : SELTZER
18
Hydrologist's field: Abbr. : GEOL
22
IM pioneer : AOL
24
Japanese brew : ASAHI
27
"Taking Woodstock" director Lee : ANG
29
Inventor Whitney : ELI
30
Bath ___ : GEL
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Fantastic bargain : STEAL
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The Doors' "Love ___ Madly" : HER
36
Mrs. Morgenstern on "Rhoda" : IDA
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D.D.E. opponent : AES
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Meadowlands team : THEJETS
40
Birders' magazine : AUDUBON
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Plug : PROMOTE
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Come up ___ : SMILING
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Puts one and one together? : MARRIES
45
Set off : TRIGGER
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The 1 and 2 in 1 + 2 = 3 : ADDENDS
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Soprano Sumac : YMA
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___ Club : SAMS
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Peaks : CRESTS
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___ Mountains (Asian range) : ALTAI
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Heartfelt request : PLEA
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Soak up some rays : BASK
59
Snakelike : EELY
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Korean War fighter : MIG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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