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New York Times, Saturday, November 15, 2003

Early 19th-century invention named after a Scottish engineer

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times11/15/03 ( No. 19,730 )

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Across
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Like William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy : JEWISH
7
Facing : TOWARDS
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Showed : EVINCED
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Mental pictures : IMAGERY
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Its logo is a rearing horse : FERRARI
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Early 19th-century invention named after a Scottish engineer : MACADAM
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Sponge : FREELOADER
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Puts out, say : TAGS
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Craft : VESSEL
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Make one : WED
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Neuwirth who won a Tony for "Chicago" : BEBE
27
Bills : CASH
29
Mag. subscription units : MOS
32
One up at all hours? : ETERNALOPTIMIST
37
1954 Akira Kurosawa classic : THESEVENSAMURAI
38
Become the focus : TAKECENTERSTAGE
39
Plymouth-to-London dir. : ENE
40
Plymouth Reliant, for one : KCAR
41
Some home-brew : ALES
42
1997 U.S. Open winner : ELS
44
Frank : HONEST
48
"Holy moly!" : YIPE
50
Noted Chopin compositions : POLONAISES
54
Certain electrode : EMITTER
56
Hotel room furniture : ARMOIRE
57
Boastful wannabe : TINHORN
58
Popular baked confection that originated in Chattanooga : MOONPIE
59
Stage persona : INGENUE
60
Egypt's Lake ___ : NASSER
Down
1
Diminutive Bud Fisher cartoon character : JEFF
2
"Boy, do I ___!" : EVER
3
Conductor : WIRE
4
Ready to go back : INREVERSE
5
Nothing special paywise : SCALE
6
Subs : HEROS
7
Having an extended opening? : TIMELAPSE
8
"Lion of the Desert" role : OMAR
9
"Never Wave at a ___" (1952 film comedy) : WAC
10
Rock with bands : AGATE
11
Butterfly whose larvae feed on nettles : REDADMIRAL
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Downer : DRAG
13
Sylvia of jazz : SYMS
15
Calendario parts : DIAS
20
Liberalize : DECONTROL
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Inexplicable impulses : WHIMS
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Noted Davis : BETTE
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Novelist Canin : ETHAN
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Occupation involving many workers : BEEKEEPING
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Common flag symbol : STAR
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___ orange : OSAGE
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Farm structures : STIES
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Sunburn sites : NECKS
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Paul Valéry's "La soirée ___ M. Teste" : AVEC
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Cotton Club notable : LENAHORNE
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Evolutionary shifts : MUTATIONS
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River of Hades : LETHE
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Hebrew name meaning "sweetness" : NOAM
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Bad company? : ENRON
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The Navigator Islands, today : SAMOA
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Elusive subject : YETI
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"Sounds good to me!" : IMIN
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Conquistador's locale : PERU
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Tastes : SIPS
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Fort ___, Ont. : ERIE
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Vision expert : SEER
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Lot : TON

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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