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New York Times, Monday, November 20, 2006

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Actor William of "The Greatest American Hero"
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Bernice Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 140 for Ms. Gordon. Monday freshness: 19%
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© 2006, The New York Times11/20/6 ( No. 20,831 )
Across
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Rock outcropping : CRAG
5
Dive among coral reefs, say : SCUBA
10
Sheep cries : BAAS
14
Gossipy Barrett : RONA
15
Artist's stand : EASEL
16
Break in the action : LULL
17
Wading bird : IBIS
18
Tear away (from) : WREST
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Airport for Air France : ORLY
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Power for Robert Fulton : STEAM
24
Razor sharpener : STROP
25
Stare (at) : GAWK
28
Smother : STIFLE
32
Serving of corn : EAR
35
Civil rights org. : NAACP
38
Game move : PLAY
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43
Kind of lily : SEGO
44
Royal headpiece : TIARA
45
Tues. follower : WED
46
Texas city named for a city in Ukraine : ODESSA
49
Keep ___ on (watch) : TABS
51
Continental money : EUROS
54
Marina sights : BOATS
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62
Pseudonym of H. H. Munro : SAKI
63
Borden cow : ELSIE
64
Ivy, for one : VINE
65
Landed (on) : ALIT
66
Wasps' homes : NESTS
67
Part that's sharp : EDGE
68
___ club (singers' group) : GLEE
69
Lovers' get-together : TRYST
70
Burn the outside of : SEAR
Down
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Baby holders : CRIBS
2
Mechanical man : ROBOT
3
Japanese cartoon art : ANIME
4
One who talks, talks, talks : GASBAG
5
In stitches : SEWN
6
Low-___ diet : CARB
7
People before rehab : USERS
8
Intoxicate : BESOT
9
Places for wedding vows : ALTARS
10
Tube on a welding tool : BLOWPIPE
11
Special glow : AURA
12
Friend in war : ALLY
13
Foxlike : SLY
21
Native of Muscat : OMANI
22
"i" topper : DOT
26
Washed-out in complexion : WAN
27
Actor William of "The Greatest American Hero" : KATT
29
Piloted : FLEW
30
Spend half the afternoon in a hammock, e.g. : LAZE
31
Got a good look at : EYED
32
Exxon, formerly : ESSO
33
Wowed : AWED
34
Fury : RAGE
36
Greek X : CHI
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Fuel from a bog : PEAT
40
California national park : YOSEMITE
41
Victoria's Secret item : BRA
42
Jewish leader : RABBI
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Take to court : SUE
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Hot-blooded : ARDENT
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Does crosswords, say : SOLVES
52
Ship from the Mideast : OILER
53
Impudent : SASSY
55
Off the direct path : ASIDE
56
South Seas kingdom : TONGA
57
Look with a twisted lip : SNEER
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Ring up : CALL
59
Dust Bowl refugee : OKIE
60
Tiny complaints : NITS
61
Toward sunset : WEST
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Droop : SAG

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