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New York Times, Thursday, December 13, 2007

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
Jacopo ___, composer of the earliest surviving opera
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQW} Spans: 3 Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Farmer. Thursday freshness: 23%
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© 2007, The New York Times12/13/7 ( No. 21,219 )
Across
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Solicits in bulk : SPAMS
6
Flings : JAGS
10
Commodious craft : ARKS
14
Detail in a Georgia O'Keeffe painting : PETAL
15
Plat book unit : ACRE
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"Gotta run!" : CIAO
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"Lincoln Heights" actress Hubbard : ERICA
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Set down : LAID
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James who sang the ballad "At Last" : ETTA
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End of some addresses : CITYSTATEANDZIP
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It may go in a lock : SHIP
24
Shade of blue : SKY
25
"Getting to ___" (best seller about negotiating) : YES
26
Zogby poll partner : UPI
29
Gave another hand : REDEALT
32
One way to get a witness : SUBPOENA
35
Setting for the setting of el sol : OESTE
39
End of some addresses : EMAILDOMAINNAME
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Rolled the dice : DARED
43
Renaissance Faire entertainer : MINSTREL
44
Some widows : SPIDERS
47
"___ Wednesday" (Jane Fonda film) : ANY
48
___ Journal (legal periodical) : ABA
51
It's "just a number" : AGE
52
Small hit : BUNT
55
End of some addresses : GODBLESSAMERICA
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Device for rotating one's tires? : AXLE
62
Unbelievable : TALL
63
Adversary : RIVAL
64
Fire : ZEAL
65
Darling : IDOL
66
Auto in a Beach Boys song : TBIRD
67
Exchange words? : EDIT
68
Curling targets : TEES
69
"Gotta run!" : SEEYA
Down
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___ sheet : SPEC
2
Jacopo ___, composer of the earliest surviving opera : PERI
3
Squabbling : ATIT
4
"Miracle on 34th Street" name : MACYS
5
Engage in a bit of swordplay : SLASH
6
Chipotle, e.g. : JALAPENO
7
"___ in gloves catches no mice" : ACAT
8
The Dolphins retired his #12 : GRIESE
9
"Oh! Carol" singer, 1959 : SEDAKA
10
Provided unbeatable service? : ACED
11
Swank : RITZY
12
Douglas or Smith of the W.N.B.A. : KATIE
13
Afternoon fare : SOAPS
21
Timeworn : TIRED
22
Hose : NYLONS
26
Not mint : USED
27
Powerful feline : PUMA
28
Construction beam : IBAR
30
"Timecop" star Van ___ : DAMME
31
Item packed by a mountain climber : TENT
33
Baker's dozen, maybe : PIES
34
One singing "Those Were the Days"? : OLDPAL
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"CSI" woman : SARA
37
Feds : TMEN
38
Slithery : EELY
40
Hoops bloopers : AIRBALLS
41
"To wrap up ..." : INSUM
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Exclamation at an epiphany : IGETIT
46
"Justine" novelist : DESADE
48
Riveted : AGAZE
49
Like a sidebar : BOXED
50
Runner-up to Ike : ADLAI
53
"Darn!" : NERTS
54
Kith and kin : TRIBE
56
Prizefighting prize : BELT
57
Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
58
Jazz singer Anderson : IVIE
59
Grant for a filmmaker? : CARY
60
Plimpton portrayer in "Paper Lion" : ALDA

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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