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New York Times, Friday, March 13, 2009

Author:
Joon Pahk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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joon pahk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {BW} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. pahk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0313 ( 21,675 )
Across
1
It's shared by Russia and Ukraine : SEAOFAZOV
10
Dated will? : SHALT
15
Flawlessly crafted : EXQUISITE
16
Less well-looking : PALER
17
They're produced in great quantities by supernovas : NEUTRINOS
18
Mosaic work : INLAY
19
Honorific that's Sanskrit for "majesty" : SRI
20
O, say : MAG
21
Light haulers : PICKUPS
23
8 for O, say : ATNO
25
"Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair" writer : NERUDA
27
"Silent Spring" subject : DDT
28
"Like Niobe, all ___": Hamlet : TEARS
30
It may concern arms or contain legs : RACE
31
Supportive side : YEAS
32
Old bombs : EDSELS
34
___-cat : SCAREDY
36
Finno-Ugric tongue : LAPP
38
___ de la Société : ILES
39
Isabella's home : CASTILE
42
Piltdown man locale : SUSSEX
46
Make fun of : JAPE
47
100 cents, in East London : RAND
49
Dish cooked in seasoned broth : PILAF
50
Extraction target : ORE
51
Wildcats and Cougars play in it : PACTEN
53
Pro ___ : RATA
54
"Sartor Resartus" essayist Thomas : CARLYLE
56
Payoff : SOP
58
1951 A.L. strikeout leader Raschi : VIC
59
Become part of history : OCCUR
60
It's open to debate : MOOTPOINT
63
Start to prepare, as 49-Across : SAUTE
64
Italian meal starter : ANTIPASTO
65
A lot of assessments? : ESSES
66
Saloonkeeper of note : TOOTSSHOR
Down
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Having feeling : SENSATE
2
Brought to bear : EXERTED
3
"Summa Contra Gentiles" theologian : AQUINAS
4
Tag cry : OUT
5
Tofu specification : FIRM
6
See 9-Down : ASIAN
7
It may be fired back at someone : ZINGER
8
Chiwere dialect : OTO
9
He demonstrated that what Columbus had discovered was not 6-Down : VESPUCCI
10
Virgo's alpha star : SPICA
11
Bit of hair : HANK
12
Referred : ALLUDED
13
March preceder, periodically : LEAPDAY
14
Couples might set them up : TRYSTS
22
They can't get any better : IDEALS
24
Ominous words : ORELSE
26
___ the Destroyer (rabble-rouser in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man") : RAS
29
Strip on a bed : SLAT
31
Drill bit? : YESSIR
33
Like some shells : SPIRAL
35
Go for another tour : REUP
37
Put-down in a restaurant? : PLACEMAT
39
City due south of San Juan : CARACAS
40
Quick impressions : APERCUS
41
Specialized M.D. : ENT
43
Blindly imitative : SLAVISH
44
Deplete : EATINTO
45
Hard-to-define influence : XFACTOR
46
Sportive : JOCOSE
48
He joined Pizarro in the conquest of the Inca Empire : DESOTO
51
Funeral arrangements : PYRES
52
Tag cry : NOTIT
55
It's featured in two Vivaldi concertos : LUTE
57
Afterthought #3: Abbr. : PPPS
61
"Revolution 9" collaborator : ONO
62
Intl. group with 35 members : OAS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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