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New York Times, Thursday, October 7, 2010

Figure that shares a property with this puzzle

Author:
Patrick Blindauer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Blindauer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

The answers on the side are all SIDE, making a six-sided HEXAGON. Each SIDE answer bends around a corner.

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S
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H
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K
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H
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G
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G
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D
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M
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K
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© 2010, The New York Times10/7/10 ( No. 22,248 )
Across
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It began commercial service in '76 : SST
4
Chinese dynasty at the time of Christ : HAN
7
Cartoon featured in 23 best-selling books : THEFARSIDE
14
1983 Randy Newman song : ILOVELA
16
Brazier : HIBACHI
17
Thingamajigs : DEVICES
18
Partly paid back : REBATED
21
Fair-hiring inits. : EOE
22
Silverstein who wrote "The Giving Tree" : SHEL
23
Backbreaking : HEAVY
27
Mattress brand : SERTA
30
In America : STATESIDE
34
Splinter group : SECT
37
Quaker product : OHS
38
"Star Wars" surname : KENOBI
39
Like "be": Abbr. : IRR
40
Figure that shares a property with this puzzle : HEXAGON
42
Mercury or Saturn : GOD
43
Harmonic singing style : DOOWOP
45
Member of the Be Sharps on "The Simpsons" : APU
46
Equestrian's grip, maybe : MANE
48
Page of music : PATTI
50
Michelin Man makeup : TIRES
52
"___ Anything" ("Oliver!" song) : IDDO
55
Reggae relative : SKA
58
Where marmots and chamois live : MOUNTAINSIDE
62
Hearten : INSPIRE
66
Composer Antonio : SALIERI
67
Nixon policy : DETENTE
68
Came out : EMERGED
70
___ Peres (St. Louis suburb) : DES
71
Work of Alexander Pope : ODE
Down
1
Outdoor retail promotion : SIDEWALKSALE
2
Oodles : SLEWS
3
Feldshuh of "Brewster's Millions" : TOVAH
4
Disturb a stand-up routine : HECKLE
5
Malt beverages : ALES
6
Nimbus launcher of 1964 : NASA
7
Number that looks like the letter yogh : THREE
8
Step on it : HIE
9
Withdraw : EBB
10
Carrier overseer, for short : FAA
11
"Roméo et Juliette" section : ACTE
12
Stat starter : RHEO
15
Most repellent : VILEST
20
Type of terrier : LHASAAPSO
24
Express romantic interest in : ASKOUT
25
Powerful kind of engine : VTEN
26
"___ Can Cook" (former cooking show) : YAN
28
Critic who's a real thumb-body? : ROEPER
29
Quick expression of gratitude : THX
31
Caesar dressing? : TOGA
32
Like ink, poetically : EBON
34
Graze, in a way : SIDESWIPE
35
Olympic archer : EROS
36
Be exultant : CROW
40
Uto-Aztecan language : HOPI
41
Valedictorian's pride: Abbr. : GPA
44
Punster : WIT
46
Above the ground : MIDAIR
49
Lord and lady : TITLES
51
Foreign dignitary : EMEER
53
Muralist Rivera : DIEGO
54
One way to turn right : ONRED
55
Southwestern rattler : SIDEWINDER
56
Had down : KNEW
57
Palio di ___ (Italian horse race) : ASTI
59
Like some clothing : USED
60
"The ___ Game" (1965 Shirley Ellis hit) : NAME
63
Put down, in a way : PEN
64
Colts, on a scoreboard : IND
65
Rural env. abbr. : RTE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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