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New York Times, Thursday, December 6, 2007

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
48-Across : Shot, informally
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Krozel. Thursday freshness: 11%
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© 2007, The New York Times12/6/7 ( No. 21,212 )
Across
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Exorcism, e.g. : RITE
5
Certain aerophone : OBOE
9
Circle : ORBIT
14
Like some histories : ORAL
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Addition : WING
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Toots : BEEPS
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Scolding : TALKINGTO
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Chevy offering : TAHOE
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Cry from Santa : ONCOMETONCUPID
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Debate side : PRO
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A.A.A. part: Abbr. : ASSN
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You can hear it coming and going : ALOHA
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Father : PADRE
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Paris's Palais ___ Congrès : DES
34
Renounce allegiance : REVOLT
36
Scala of "The Guns of Navarone" : GIA
37
How experts work : ABLY
38
Sporadic : ONAGAINOFFAGAIN
41
Wire measures : MILS
42
Not long or short: Abbr. : REG
43
Extremely : EVERSO
44
"Is that ___?" : ANO
45
Bordeaux variety : MEDOC
47
Longtime Mideast leader : ASSAD
48
Shot, informally : FOTO
50
Verb in a question from Juliet : ART
52
Some theater : OFFOFFBROADWAY
59
Discharges : EMITS
60
Not allowing for compromise : ALLORNONE
61
Duel measures : PACES
62
Corner : NOOK
63
___ Wintour, real-life editor on whom "The Devil Wears Prada" is based : ANNA
64
War locale, broadly : ARENA
65
Company leaders: Abbr. : SGTS
66
Hubbub : STIR
Down
1
Old newspaper section : ROTO
2
It's about 200 miles south of Georgia : IRAN
3
Anti-rash agent : TALC
4
Nevada city : ELKO
5
Insurance seeker, frequently : OWNER
6
Circus : BIGTOP
7
Come ___ (proposition) : ONTO
8
Austrian painter Schiele : EGON
9
Dense : OBTUSE
10
Hauls in : REAPS
11
Locked up : BEHINDBARS
12
Product with earbuds : IPOD
13
Literary monogram : TSE
18
Classic Chevy offering : IMPALA
21
Wine order : CARAFE
24
Pipe tobacco has it : AROMA
25
"What Is to Be Done?" pamphleteer, 1901 : LENIN
26
Center of power : OVALOFFICE
27
University of Arkansas team, informally : HOGS
29
Disco-era suffix : AGOGO
30
"What's the ___?" : DIF
32
"I Still See ___" ("Paint Your Wagon" song) : ELISA
33
Ecclesiastical council : SYNOD
35
Grow impatient with : TIREOF
37
All-___ (G-rated) : AGES
39
Nancy Drew's guy : NED
40
Personification : AVATAR
45
Greek peak : MTOSSA
46
Place to start a test-drive : CARLOT
49
Quite a bit : OFTEN
51
Chisels : ROOKS
52
Title poet in a 1957 biopic : OMAR
53
Ballpark figures : FANS
54
Modern writing : BLOG
55
Genetic strands : DNAS
56
Custom : WONT
57
MCI and others : ANNI
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One of 57-Down, in English : YEAR
59
Govt. org. with a flower in its logo : EPA

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