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New York Times, Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Author:
David Kwong
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Kwong

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Kwong. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
1
Pentathlon need : EPEE
5
Seasonal air : CAROL
10
New England team, to fans : PATS
14
Mystery author Paretsky : SARA
15
Amtrak speedster : ACELA
16
Speckled steed : ROAN
17
Top line : QWERTYUIOP
19
Eclectic mix : OLIO
20
Sam and Tom, e.g. : UNCLES
21
Yield to gravity : DROOP
23
Fruity-smelling compound : ESTER
24
Center line : ASDFGHJKL
28
Planter's place : SILL
30
Follows closely : HEELS
31
Cacophonies : DINS
34
Operatic slave : AIDA
37
Addled : ATSEA
38
Genetic letters : RNA
39
Bottom line : ZXCVBNM
41
Small songbird : TIT
42
Viewpoint : ANGLE
44
Biblical fall site : EDEN
45
Workers' ID's : SSNS
46
Timbuktu's river : NIGER
47
New Ager John : TESH
49
See 62-Across : KEYBOARDS
53
It may start as a grain of sand : PEARL
57
"Steady ___ goes" : ASSHE
58
"Oklahoma!" vehicle : SURREY
59
Artist Miró : JOAN
62
With 49-Across, where 17-, 24- and 39-Across are seen : TYPEWRITER
64
It flows through Florence : ARNO
65
Dean Martin song subject : AMORE
66
Manicurist's tool : FILE
67
Small songbird : WREN
68
Bow over? : RETIE
69
Come clean, with "up" : FESS
Down
1
Suffix with Kafka : ESQUE
2
One row on a chessboard : PAWNS
3
How we stand : ERECT
4
Like harp seals : EARLESS
5
Low islands : CAYS
6
Prefix with pressure : ACU
7
Actress Tara and others : REIDS
8
Psalm starter : OLORD
9
___ luxury : LAPOF
10
Isaiah or Elijah : PROPHET
11
Popular I.S.P. : AOL
12
Mai ___ : TAI
13
___-Globe : SNO
18
Actress Polo : TERI
22
Old Irish alphabet : OGHAM
24
Mad Hatter's guest : ALICE
25
Isn't serious : JESTS
26
Last name in fashion : KLEIN
27
Exams for aspiring D.A.'s : LSATS
29
Far from firm : LAX
31
Guzzled : DRANK
32
Belly button type : INNIE
33
Shrewish : NAGGY
35
Netflix mailing : DVD
36
Is an accomplice to : ABETS
39
W.W. II Japanese fighter planes : ZEROS
40
New Orleans-to-Detroit dir. : NNE
43
Locale for Hezbollah : LEBANON
45
Nottingham villain : SHERIFF
48
Urge (on) : SPUR
50
"I'm gonna make you ___" : ASTAR
51
It's hard to do with "orange" : RHYME
52
Redcap's workplace : DEPOT
54
An ex of Ava : ARTIE
55
Line holders : REELS
56
Ancient strings : LYRES
58
___' Pea : SWEE
59
Shoot the breeze : JAW
60
Bruins legend : ORR
61
Hydrocarbon suffix : ANE
63
"___ tu che macchiavi quell'anima" : ERI

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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