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New York Times, Saturday, November 17, 2007

Mint-family plant with bright-colored leaves and blue flowers

Author:
Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brad Wilber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Wilber.
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© 2007, The New York Times11/17/07 ( No. 21,193 )

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Across
1
Liniment ingredient : CAMPHOROIL
11
Certain copier : MITA
15
Presidents Adams, Fillmore and Taft : UNITARIANS
16
"... on the head of ___?" : APIN
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"The Man Who Fell to Earth" director : ROEG
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Make a scene? : ACT
20
Put down some chips? : SNACK
21
Minute buzzer : MIDGE
22
Detail on some tickets : TIER
24
Its banks are lined with nearly 200 palaces : GRANDCANAL
26
Cousin of -trix : ENNE
27
"Giuliani: Nasty Man" author : EDKOCH
28
Booster of a rock band : AMP
29
Tackle box item : FLY
31
Ici ___ (here and there, to Thérèse) : ETLA
32
"In the," in Italy : NEI
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Nostalgia elicitor : OLDIE
36
Imprecise : LOOSE
38
Alma mater of Albert Sabin and Jonas Salk: Abbr. : NYU
39
You may get into it while shopping : DEBT
43
Rx specification : TER
44
Sinusitis studier's specialty: Abbr. : ENT
45
100 centimes, in Haiti : GOURDE
47
Like the Chrysler Building : DECO
51
Nightspots where the attraction is simply a gas : OXYGENBARS
53
Characteristic quality : ODOR
54
Direct : REFER
55
Makes a raucous noise : BLATS
57
Project wrap-up? : ILE
58
Rolls roller : TYRE
59
National Historic Landmark in Manhattan : PLAZAHOTEL
61
Quarter division : WEEK
62
Apropos : FELICITOUS
63
Pablo Neruda's "___ to Common Things" : ODES
64
Big name in Dakota history : CRAZYHORSE
Down
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Parish leader : CURATE
2
Its ads once showed hammers inside the head : ANACIN
3
One of a protective pair : MITTEN
4
Org. addressing class conflict : PTA
5
Occupiers of top spots : HATS
6
Like a bad spray-on tan : ORANGEY
7
Score direction: Abbr. : RITARD
8
Scottish cereal staple : OATCAKE
9
Snarled : INAKNOT
10
"Saving Private Ryan" craft, for short : LST
11
Musical character who sings "My Favorite Things" : MARIA
12
Player in a shirt pocket : IPODNANO
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Anticlimactic court outcomes : TIEGAMES
14
Lemony meringue concoction : ANGELPIE
21
Celtic Kevin with a retired jersey #32 : MCHALE
23
Bank offering, briefly : REFI
25
Seventh-century year : DCL
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It can help you keep your balance : LEDGER
33
Not many : ONEORTWO
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Keen of vision : LYNXEYED
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Like some airport shopping : DUTYFREE
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Novus ___ seclorum (Great Seal phrase) : ORDO
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It goes on and on : EON
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Drinking fountain : BUBBLER
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Syllables to skip by : TRALALA
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Willful state? : TESTACY
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Character on trial in "A Passage to India" : DRAZIZ
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People person? : EDITOR
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Mint-family plant with bright-colored leaves and blue flowers : COLEUS
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Goon's last words : ORELSE
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Unlikely prom kings : GEEKS
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"___ Ching" (classic book of Chinese poetry) : SHIH
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U.S.M.C. E-2 : PFC
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Ear: Prefix : OTO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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