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New York Times, Tuesday, October 30, 2007

TV horse introduced in 1955 ... or a Plymouth model introduced in 1956

Author:
Gary Steinmehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary Steinmehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Steinmehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York Times10/30/07 ( No. 21,175 )
Across
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Peak : ACME
5
Chattered incessantly : RANON
10
TV horse introduced in 1955 ... or a Plymouth model introduced in 1956 : FURY
14
Partiality : BIAS
15
Seeing red : IRATE
16
Prime draft status : ONEA
17
Drug-yielding plant : COCA
18
Opposite of serenity : PANIC
19
Cartoonist Al : CAPP
20
Scary sound from the ocean? : HUMPBACKWAIL
23
Park, e.g., in N.Y.C. : AVE
25
"Sting like a bee" athlete : ALI
26
Having seniority : OLDER
28
Scary sound from a war zone? : BATTLECREAK
33
Juillet's season : ETE
34
Kodiak native : ALEUT
35
Physics unit : ERG
36
Theory's start : IDEA
37
Scary sound from a cornfield? : FARMGROAN
41
Splinter group : SECT
44
Motel-discount grp. : AAA
45
Sales slips: Abbr. : RCPTS
49
Galley implement : OAR
50
Scary sound from a steeple? : BELLANDHOWL
53
Tedious : PROSY
55
Boot part : TOE
56
"Whew!" : BOY
57
Misspells, say, as a ghost might at 20-, 28-, 37- and 50-Across? : MAKESABOOBOO
62
Abominate : HATE
63
African antelope : ELAND
64
Hot rod's rod : AXLE
67
___ Lackawanna Railroad : ERIE
68
Countryish : RURAL
69
Boot part : HEEL
70
Card game for three : SKAT
71
Walk leisurely : AMBLE
72
Stealth bomber org. : USAF
Down
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Charles Gibson's network : ABC
2
A.F.L.-___ : CIO
3
Cane cutter : MACHETE
4
Biblical son who sold his birthright : ESAU
5
Wavelet : RIPPLE
6
Language whose alphabet starts alif, ba, ta, tha ... : ARABIC
7
Child's caretaker : NANA
8
Suffix with hypn- : OTIC
9
Part of a bottle or a guitar : NECK
10
Kind of point : FOCAL
11
Helpless? : UNAIDED
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Filled to the gills : REPLETE
13
Big fat mouth : YAP
21
Country just south of Sicily : MALTA
22
Moo goo gai pan pan : WOK
23
Lawyers' org. : ABA
24
Kilmer of "The Doors" : VAL
27
___ Irvin, classic artist for The New Yorker : REA
29
Cowlick, e.g. : TUFT
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Fit for a king : REGAL
31
Blunder : ERR
32
"Long ___ and far away ..." : AGO
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Creep (along) : INCH
38
Name that's an anagram of 27-Down : RAE
39
___ de mer : MAL
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Egyptian dry measure equal to about five-and-a-half bushels : ARDEB
41
Soak (up) : SOP
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Tag for a particular purpose : EARMARK
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Neighbor of Slovenia : CROATIA
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Co. addresses, often : POBOXES
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A duo : TWO
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Crafty : SLY
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Tournament pass : BYE
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Like some music : ATONAL
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Musically improvise : NOODLE
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Sport utilizing a clay disk : SKEET
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Hospital shipments : SERA
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Styptic agent : ALUM
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Part of a fishhook : BARB
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Island with Waimea Bay : OAHU
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Gentlemen : HES
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Meadow : LEA
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Shoemaker's helper, in a fairy tale : ELF

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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