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New York Times, Saturday, February 28, 2009

First holder of the title Supreme Governor of the Church of England

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Longo.
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© 2009, The New York Times2/28/09 ( No. 21,662 )

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Across
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Hindenburg's predecessor as German president : EBERT
6
Cousin of an alewife : SHAD
10
Longtime name in news-gathering : TASS
14
Drive participant : DONOR
15
Heads of Italy : CAPI
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Gifford's talk-show replacement : RIPA
17
Place for a tie : GARBAGEBAG
19
Magnitogorsk's river : URAL
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Summer cooler : ITALIANICE
21
Biblical trial word : ECCE
22
Manages to get through : NEGOTIATES
23
Roger of "Cheers" : REES
24
Multiplied : GREW
25
One doing fitting work : TAILOR
27
Hue similar to cyan : ELECTRICBLUE
33
Miss at a rodeo : GAL
36
Off for a stretch : ONLEAVE
37
Brand of octane booster : STP
38
Oscar winner for "The Bridge on the River Kwai" : ALECGUINNESS
41
Water-skiing variety : SLALOM
42
She, to Schiaparelli : ESSA
46
Credit report tarnisher, briefly : REPO
47
First holder of the title Supreme Governor of the Church of England : ELIZABETHI
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Calls for passage : AYES
54
Governing group : RULEMAKERS
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Origination point : NODE
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Epithet coined for the 2002 State of the Union address : AXISOFEVIL
57
Toe trouble : GOUT
58
Recommend highly : TOUT
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Toy with tassels : TRIKE
60
Dr. Foreman's portrayer on "House" : EPPS
61
Title aunt in a 1979 best seller : ERMA
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Plant ___ : ASEED
Down
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The rough vis-à-vis a green : EDGING
2
Summer headgear : BOATER
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Bring to the boiling point : ENRAGE
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2001 Emmy nominee for "The West Wing" : ROBLOWE
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Quality : TRAIT
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Elaborate solo vocal composition : SCENA
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It might be kicked after being picked up : HABIT
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With celerity : APACE
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Like some tracts : DIGESTIVE
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Sternum attachment : TRUERIB
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Alveoli, e.g. : AIRCELLS
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Enter la-la land : SPACEOUT
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Spiel preparer : SALESREP
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Cheerful, in Châlons : GAI
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Sports winners : ACES
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Stationery topper : LOGO
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Count : ENUMERATE
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Second-century year : CLI
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Phil Rizzuto, on the Yankees : TEN
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Headed up : RAN
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Burner locale : GASRANGE
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Court crowd-pleaser : ALLEYOOP
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Executed part of a 34-Down : LEAPEDUP
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Shuts up : CLOSETS
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Group with the 1967 #2 hit "Georgy Girl," with "the" : SEEKERS
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English poet Smith : STEVIE
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Butcherbird or woodchat : SHRIKE
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Like supermarkets : AISLED
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Locale of Theban ruins : LUXOR
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Part of the body next to the sacrum : ILIUM
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Ritz rival : ZESTA
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Catullus's "Odi et ___" : AMO
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U.K. equivalent to an Oscar : BAFTA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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