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New York Times, Saturday, November 28, 2009

3-Down : Early LP issuer

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen M. Tracey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 29 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York Times11/28/09 ( No. 21,935 )
Across
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Goes off : ERRS
5
Sty resident : SLOB
9
Part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex : PLANO
14
Dash feature : TACH
15
Travel by bus, say : TOUR
16
Zero : RESET
17
Baron : CZAR
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Shell alternative : ESSO
19
French floor : ETAGE
20
Hoisted, as a sail : HOVE
21
Keep from going through : VETO
22
Cruise place : LINER
23
Part of "The Jungle Book" : RIKKITIKKITAVI
26
Opening string : ABC
27
Outdoor signage option : NEONLAMP
28
Quaint fashion accessory : HATPIN
30
Follow : GET
31
Argument makers: Abbr. : ATTS
35
One with a hard, weather-resistant coat : SCOTTIE
37
Round opening : TEESHOT
39
Callaloo ingredient : OKRA
40
Hi-tech heart : CPU
42
Good way to choose : WISELY
43
Amassing amply : RAKINGIN
46
When France's Philip I took the throne : MLX
47
What a student might not go without? : PERMISSIONSLIP
51
___ froid (be cold: Fr.) : AVOIR
52
Some parlors, for short : OTBS
53
The redbud is one of its symbols: Abbr. : OKLA
55
Criterion : GAUGE
56
Borscht flavorer : DILL
57
Deity worshiped with much sensuality : BAAL
58
18-season Mariner Martinez : EDGAR
59
Singer/songwriter Sands : EVIE
60
Trimming and smoothing aid : ADZE
61
Time of one's life : TEENS
62
Text message status : SENT
63
No mere chuckle : ROAR
Down
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Do some impressions : ETCH
2
Sharp, narrow range of hills : RAZORBACK
3
Early LP issuer : RCAVICTOR
4
Title film character who says "Donkey, two things, O.K.? Shut ... up!" : SHREK
5
"Talk to Me" singer, 1985 : STEVIENICKS
6
Be bested by : LOSETO
7
Bouncer's job : OUSTING
8
A little running water? : BROOKLET
9
Heat, for short : PRELIM
10
Take the situation in stride : LETITPASS
11
Yoga posture : ASANA
12
It comprises the southern half of Israel : NEGEV
13
"Scary Movie" actress, 2000 : OTERI
24
Grow together : KNIT
25
Six-time Oscar nominee with a 2008 win : KATEWINSLET
26
"Gotcha," humorously : AHSO
29
Fully feather-footed flier : PTARMIGAN
32
"Pooh-Bah" source : THEMIKADO
33
Where the going rate is charged? : TOLLPLAZA
34
Final course? : STYX
36
Series composition : EPISODES
38
One abroad : EINS
41
Promoting harmony : UNITIVE
44
Drying racks : AIRERS
45
Little mischief-maker : GOBLIN
47
Pathology pioneer Sir James ___ : PAGET
48
Shake : EVADE
49
Compact stuff : ROUGE
50
Kind of pneumonia : LOBAR
54
Any pro designated hitter, briefly : ALER

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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