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New York Times, Tuesday, February 27, 2007

With 62-Across, nickname for former N.F.L. star Sanders

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Parrish.
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© 2007, The New York Times2/27/07 ( No. 20,930 )
Across
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"Thou ___ not …" : SHALT
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Conclude : ENDUP
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Belly muscles : ABS
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"Winning Bridge Made Easy" author : GOREN
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Bygone defense grp. : SEATO
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Well-dressed fellow : FOP
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"The Razor's Edge" star, 1946 : TYRONEPOWER
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To and ___ : FRO
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"Avast!" : STOP
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Engagement gift : RING
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Beau : SWAIN
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Triangular house part : GABLE
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"Oh, my ___ back!" : ACHING
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1980's Scott Baio sitcom : CHARLESINCHARGE
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At one's fingertips : HANDY
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Command to a police dog : SICEM
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Guinness Book suffix : EST
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Catcher's position : SQUAT
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Comedian Margaret : CHO
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1972 Olympics sensation Mark : SPITZ
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Earth Day's month : APRIL
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Breakfast beverage : GRAPEFRUITJUICE
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Lyndon's 1964 running mate : HUBERT
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Intended : MEANT
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Big-budget films : EPICS
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Help with wrongdoing : ABET
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Actress Ward : SELA
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Pastor Haggard : TED
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Title for this puzzle : ITSELECTRIC
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due, ___, quattro : TRE
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Full : SATED
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See 7-Down : DEION
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Extra play periods, for short : OTS
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Jeweled headwear : TIARA
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Twist in order to see better : CRANE
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Some police dept. personnel : SGTS
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer Wilhelm : HOYT
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Haughty : ARROGANT
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Feline stalker : LEOPARD
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Spike TV's former name : TNN
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Catches sight of : ESPIES
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With 62-Across, nickname for former N.F.L. star Sanders : NEON
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Hip-hop friend : DAWG
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Western tribe : UTE
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Jaguar competitor : PORSCHE
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Amour : AFFAIR
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Yawn-inducing : BORING
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Moocher : SPONGE
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Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Kapow! : WHAM
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Adventurer Nellie : BLY
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Part of I.R.A.: Abbr. : ACCT
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___ Guevara : CHE
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Keeps : HAS
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Vehicle named for a Japanese river : ISUZU
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Actress Vardalos : NIA
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Search (through) : SIFT
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N.F.L. period: Abbr. : QTR
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Standards : CRITERIA
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Hawaiian Punch competitor : HIC
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Hooray, in Juárez : OLE
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Mil. designation : SPEC
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Not give up : PERSIST
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1977 Steely Dan album that spent 52 weeks in the top 40 : AJA
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Ogden Nash, notably : PUNSTER
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Run-down urban area : GHETTO
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Media baron Murdoch : RUPERT
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Dwells : ABIDES
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Mrs. Marcos of the Philippines : IMELDA
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Head, to Henri : TETE
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"The Thin Man" dog : ASTA
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Ballpark buy : BEER
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Feature of a dangerous circus act : LION
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Teen annoyance : ACNE
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Skater Babilonia : TAI
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Public health agcy. : CDC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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