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New York Times, Friday, November 11, 2005

$10,000,000 award won in 2004 for successful private space flight

Author:
Eric Berlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Berlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQV} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Berlin.
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© 2005, The New York Times11/11/05 ( No. 20,457 )

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Across
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Journalist's get : SCOOP
6
South extension : ERN
9
Jerk : SCHMO
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Participants get a kick out of it : CONGA
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Eastern path : TAO
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Worcester university : CLARK
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Last word? : ADIEU
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Workout follower : HOTSHOWER
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Alpha Orionis : BETELGEUSE
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Stamp of approval? : USDA
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Like some potatoes or oysters : SCALLOPED
25
112.5° : ESE
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Commuting choices : ELS
29
Bloody Mary sings it : BALIHAI
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$10,000,000 award won in 2004 for successful private space flight : XPRIZE
35
Old treasure transporters : GALLEONS
36
"Alias" character Derevko : IRINA
37
Taken : HAD
38
"Behold, the people ___": Genesis 11:6 : ISONE
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Officially approved : LICENSED
41
R & B singer Phillips : ESTHER
42
C2H5OH : ETHANOL
43
___ juris : SUI
44
Dismiss : AXE
45
Indemnify : REIMBURSE
48
Neighbor of Slough : ETON
51
"A Confession" author : LEOTOLSTOY
55
Very big one : SUPERSTAR
57
Bracketed material : ASIDE
58
Very big : OBESE
59
Temporal stretch : ERA
60
Air Force Ones, e.g. : NIKES
61
Canonized Catalan : SANTO
62
One with drill skill: Abbr. : DDS
63
Voltaire's faith : DEISM
Down
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Evidence of injury : SCAB
2
Computer programmer's work : CODE
3
Tending to the matter : ONIT
4
Some moldings : OGEES
5
Pablo Picasso's "one and only master" : PAULCEZANNE
6
A Rosenberg and others : ETHELS
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"The Thief of Baghdad" director Walsh : RAOUL
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Fair : NOTSOBAD
9
Jr.'s place : SCH
10
Most gray, in a way : CLOUDIEST
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Equivocates : HAWS
12
Noted member of a Hollywood stable : MRED
13
Food that may be pickled : OKRA
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Perianth part : SEPAL
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It might make waves : GALE
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Ferry destination from Liberty State Park : ELLISISLAND
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Drive out, in a way : EXILE
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Sail extender : SPRIT
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Novelist Remarque : ERICH
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Flutter : HOOHA
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Incorporate : ANNEX
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River near Albertville : ISERE
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Seriously : INEARNEST
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Flit : GAD
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Ready for battle, say : HELMETED
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Agronomists' study : SOILS
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Prefix with pop : EURO
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Hindu precepts : SUTRAS
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Word after cutting and running : BOARD
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"Ah, Wilderness!" mother : ESSIE
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Those caballeros : ESOS
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One with a big bell : TUBA
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Crack ___ : OPEN
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Polynesian carving : TIKI
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Some tributes : ODES
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Backwoods assent : YESM
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Hudson contemporary : REO

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

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