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New York Times, Thursday, February 1, 2007

Author:
Michael S. Maurer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael S. Maurer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0201 ( 20,904 )
Across
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Baron von Richthofen, e.g. : WARACE
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*See 4-Down : TOGETHER
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Endangered cat : OCELOT
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Corresponding directly : ONETOONE
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Drink once pitched by Nancy Sinatra : RCCOLA
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*See 1-Down : VACATION
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Most sharp : KEENEST
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Sta. purchase : TKT
22
Romeo's last words : IDIE
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Mid-American Conference team : OHIO
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Largest of seven : ASIA
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State on P.S.T. : NEV
30
Setting for a photographer : FSTOP
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*With 55-Across, quote from an auto-body shop : EXACT
33
College sr.'s test : GRE
34
Solar disk : ATEN
35
Cause of a chill : FRIGHT
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What the answers to this puzzle's starred clues all are : OXYMORONS
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In : ENTREE
41
Pulitzer-winning science author Dubos : RENE
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Cable film channel inits. : TCM
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*With 44-Down, not turning up as expected in a search : FOUND
46
Abuts : MEETS
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Louis, e.g. : ROI
48
___ mora (without delay, in Latin) : SINE
49
Eye parts : RODS
50
Lowers, in a way : DIMS
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Musical notes : MIS
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Some magic acts : ESCAPES
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*See 32-Across : ESTIMATE
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Lyrical musical passages : ARIOSI
61
Ends a separation : REUNITES
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Arrive, as fog : ROLLIN
63
*See 50-Down : SPECIALS
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Investigative work : SPYING
Down
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*With 18-Across, busy person's getaway : WORKING
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Agreeable sort : ACCEDER
3
Choice after a football coin toss : RECEIVE
4
*With 7-Across, like a couple romancing : ALONE
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Michael of "The Mod Squad" : COLE
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Greek vowels : ETAS
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"Mazel ___!" : TOV
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How a bettor may act : ONATIP
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Lizard with clingy toe pads : GECKO
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Conseil d'___ : ETAT
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Toddler : TOT
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___ polloi : HOI
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"Another Green World" musician : ENO
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Stimpy's TV pal : REN
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Ojibwa handicraft : TOTEM
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Prestigious : HONORED
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Alliance : AXIS
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Start to fall : SAG
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German pronoun : ICH
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Call letters? : ATT
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Sent in a hurry : FAXED
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Case for an ophthalmologist : STYE
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Sea birds : ERNES
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Productive source : FONT
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River in the D-Day invasion : ORNE
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Candy man : REESE
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Bad grades : EFS
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"… ___ in 'team'" : NOI
40
Large cask : TUN
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Lebanese port : TRIPOLI
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Enters : COMESIN
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*See 45-Across : MISSING
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Star of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" : MOSTEL
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Lasso : RIATA
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*With 63-Across, a diner list : DAILY
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Year of the Utah Winter Olympics : MMII
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Modern epidemic : SARS
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Equestrian equipment : CROP
55
Hesitations : ERS
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Start to fall: Abbr. : SEP
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Calendar abbr. : TUE
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Time ___ : INC
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Slalom part : ESS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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