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New York Times, Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1112 ( 21,554 )
Across
1
Enemy of a mongoose : COBRA
6
Cushion material : FOAM
10
Happy hour shout : TGIF
14
Patriots' Day time : APRIL
15
Janis's comics husband : ARLO
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Intro studio class : ARTI
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Stopped by : PAIDAVISIT
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Low in fat : LEAN
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Freddy Krueger's street : ELM
21
Federal Reserve chief Bernanke : BEN
22
When mastodons disappeared : ICEAGE
24
Market-savvy sort : SMARTINVESTOR
28
Grammy winner Winehouse : AMY
29
Rides : TEASES
30
Kelly of "One Tree Hill" : MOIRA
33
Some H.S. exams : PSATS
34
Musical gift : EAR
37
Mule team? : ARMY
38
Shannon Airport's county : CLARE
39
Wild and crazy : ZANY
40
Write : PEN
41
Most Yemenis : ARABS
42
Dorian Gray's creator : WILDE
43
Flattened at the poles : OBLATE
45
The Bengals, on scoreboards : CIN
46
Hypnotizes : PUTSINATRANCE
50
Snacks for ladybugs : APHIDS
51
Director Lee : ANG
52
"M*A*S*H" figs. : DRS
55
Sore, with "off" : TEED
56
Group with members hidden in 17-, 24- and 46-Across : THERATPACK
60
Memo starter : INRE
61
Bygone Dodge : OMNI
62
"___ come to that" : ITMAY
63
Vending machine input : ONES
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High time? : NOON
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So yesterday : PASSE
Down
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Corrida wear : CAPE
2
Good name for a gemologist? : OPAL
3
Fezzes' lack : BRIMS
4
Clear (of) : RID
5
Auburn's home : ALABAMA
6
Plotz : FAINT
7
They may be near I.C.U.'s : ORS
8
Thrilla in Manila participant : ALI
9
Light a fire under : MOTIVATE
10
"Honor Thy Father" author : TALESE
11
Something the U.S. government keeps an eye on : GREATSEAL
12
"Give ___!" ("Try!") : ITAGO
13
More pure : FINER
18
VHF part : VERY
23
Lead-in to pipe or pit : CESS
25
Miraculous Medal figure : MARY
26
"You're on!" : ITSABET
27
Zeroes in on : NEARS
30
Tourist's aid : MAP
31
It may be picked : ORE
32
Call to someone answering a phone, maybe : IMNOTHERE
33
Oro y ___ (motto of Montana) : PLATA
35
"Your point being ...?" : AND
36
Deli option : RYE
38
Lamont ___, a k a The Shadow : CRANSTON
39
___ oxide (sunscreen compound) : ZINC
41
"Put ___ on it!" : ALID
42
Dressy shoe : WINGTIP
44
Backs of hit singles : BSIDES
45
Biblical wedding site : CANA
46
Chaise spot : PATIO
47
An Ivy, briefly : UPENN
48
___ to go : RARIN
49
Dutch treats : EDAMS
53
Some HDTVs : RCAS
54
Hebrides isle : SKYE
57
M.D. group : HMO
58
Brian of Roxy Music : ENO
59
Bake sale org. : PTA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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