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New York Times, Friday, February 9, 2001

9-Down : Strangely, Frank Beard is its only beardless member

Author:
Nelson Hardy
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nelson Hardy

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QVX} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Hardy.
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© 2001, The New York Times2/9/01 ( No. 18,721 )

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Across
1
Kipling poem : FUZZYWUZZY
11
Fixes : JAMS
15
Shock : TRAUMATIZE
16
___ above : ACUT
17
Firing people? : COMBATANTS
18
Bonnie Tyler's "___ Heartache" : ITSA
19
Recital hall shout : BIS
20
It may be armed : CONFLICT
22
Part of a gym workout : CHINUPS
26
Thing to steer clear of : POTHOLE
27
It may be spiced : TEA
28
"Serpico" author : MAAS
30
Sound units : SONES
31
Annual list preparer : SANTACLAUS
35
Ship letters : USS
36
Nanny's handful, to put it mildly : OCTUPLETS
38
___-Magnon : CRO
40
Wiltshire wonder : STONEHENGE
44
Profiteers from : SOAKS
46
Time and a half, e.g. : RATE
47
Poetic adverb : EER
48
Partner for high : OUTSIDE
51
It borders Marie Byrd Land : ROSSSEA
53
Demi Moore was in it : BRATPACK
55
Brits' thank-yous : TAS
56
90° from sur : ESTE
57
Like an unhelpful explanation : CLEARASMUD
62
Win : REAP
63
Together : HANDINHAND
64
High fliers : SSTS
65
Who's there : ATTENDANCE
Down
1
Fraud monitoring agcy. : FTC
2
Tail: Prefix : URO
3
Livingstone resident : ZAMBIAN
4
Conductor Mehta : ZUBIN
5
Singer seen in the 1954 film "Secret of the Incas" : YMASUMAC
6
Peasants' Revolt leader ___ Tyler : WAT
7
Hagen of Broadway : UTA
8
Brass component : ZINC
9
Strangely, Frank Beard is its only beardless member : ZZTOP
10
Like some questions : YESNO
11
Sentence structure? : JAILHOUSE
12
Efforts : ACTIONS
13
They may be pulled : MUSCLES
14
Parts of a union : STATES
21
Shots from the foul line: Abbr. : FTS
22
Some change: Abbr. : CTS
23
"Isn't ___ bit like you and me?" (Beatles lyric) : HEA
24
Bargains : PACTS
25
French toast : SALUT
29
Flavor : SAPOR
32
Began to act : TOOKSTEPS
33
Kind of nerve or artery : ULNAR
34
Tend : SEETO
37
Stephen King title : THESTAND
38
Salad and dessert : COURSES
39
Rapper's noise : RATATAT
41
WKRP news director Les : NESSMAN
42
"You don't say!" : GEE
43
Time : ERA
44
Dries out, with "up" : SOBERS
45
Nurse : SIP
49
Russian retreat : DACHA
50
Quite a display : ECLAT
52
Princess in Woolf's "Orlando" : SASHA
54
___ State : KENT
58
Stock ending : ADE
59
It's worth very little in Japan : RIN
60
Tar Heels' sch. : UNC
61
He ran with R.M.N. : DDE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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