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New York Times, Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Figure that's squared in a common formula

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KQXZ} This is puzzle # 113 for Mr. Piscop.
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© 2007, The New York Times11/13/07 ( No. 21,189 )

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Across
1
Prefix with sphere : ATMO
5
Assigned stars to : RATED
10
Thriving time : BOOM
14
Jewish ritual : BRIS
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Visibly stunned : AGAPE
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Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
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Ornery sort : CUSS
18
Cutoffs fabric : DENIM
19
Yemeni port : ADEN
20
Striptease business? : SHOWINGCONCERN
23
Drive-thru convenience, perhaps : ATM
24
Having lunch, say : OUT
25
"___ to say this, but ..." : IHATE
26
Some auto deals : LEASES
28
Stereotypical sandwich board diner : JOES
31
Young 'un : LAD
32
Younger brother, say : PEST
33
Knight's attendant : VARLET
35
Wrestling business? : HOLDINGFIRM
39
Former "Dateline NBC" co-host Jane : PAULEY
40
Beanery sign : EATS
43
Cockpit abbr. : ALT
46
Carefully arranged : NEAT
47
Portugal's place : IBERIA
49
The March King : SOUSA
51
___-Caps (Nestlé candy) : SNO
52
Row C abbr., maybe : IND
53
Comb business? : PARTINGCOMPANY
58
Volcano known to locals as Mongibello : ETNA
59
Dweller along the Arabian Sea : OMANI
60
"Darn!" : RATS
62
Goatee site : CHIN
63
Mullally of "Will & Grace" : MEGAN
64
ZZ Top, e.g. : TRIO
65
Look after : TEND
66
Dummy Mortimer : SNERD
67
Thanksgiving side dish : YAMS
Down
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"Dancing With the Stars" airer : ABC
2
One on a board : TRUSTEE
3
Jumble : MISHMASH
4
___ buco : OSSO
5
Figure that's squared in a common formula : RADIUS
6
Go-between : AGENT
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Zesty flavor : TANG
8
Cast-of-thousands film : EPIC
9
Floor model : DEMO
10
Place for an umbrella : BEACH
11
Tough time : ORDEAL
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Mafia code of silence : OMERTA
13
Unlike drone aircraft : MANNED
21
Reason to cry "Alas!" : WOE
22
Some Japanese-Americans : NISEI
23
Jungfrau or Eiger : ALP
27
Metro map feature : STOP
28
A singing Jackson : JANET
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Bacchanalian revelry : ORGY
30
Polar drudge : ELF
33
TV handyman Bob : VILA
34
Kind of diagram : TREE
36
The Pineapple Island : LANAI
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Expected in : DUE
38
Sauce for some seafood : MARINARA
41
Cratchit boy : TINYTIM
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Bummed out : SAD
43
Appearance : ASPECT
44
Not be able to stomach : LOATHE
45
Submit, as homework : TURNIN
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Under consideration : INMIND
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Dizzy Gillespie's genre : BOP
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Witness's place : STAND
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School locator? : SONAR
54
Pierre, François, etc. : NOMS
55
Hood fighters : GMEN
56
Parakeet keeper : CAGE
57
Pseudo-cultured : ARTY
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Brillo alternative : SOS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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