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New York Times, Saturday, March 14, 2009

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0314 ( 21,676 )
Across
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Park near Philly's City Hall, site of the LOVE statue : JFKPLAZA
9
One might help you on your return : TAXTIP
15
Drawer : ELICITOR
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"Ciao!" : IMGONE
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Fazing : RATTLING
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Not easily understood : OPAQUE
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John Wayne's L.A. alma mater : USC
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Sticky paint resins : ALKYDS
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Sierra Club founder : MUIR
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Alewife's relative : SHAD
25
Prefix with facsimile : TELE
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A root crop : BEETS
27
Picked styles? : AFROS
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Prepares with hot seasoning : DEVILS
31
Fine threads : LISLES
33
Put out : SORE
34
Grey Cup sports org. : CFL
37
Bedtime stories? : EROTICA
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River surrounding Navy Island : NIAGARA
41
Head word : MEN
42
Reliever's triumph : SAVE
44
1925 trial name : SCOPES
45
Confirmation to a busboy : IMDONE
47
"Das Glasperlenspiel" novelist : HESSE
48
Some pens : SWANS
51
With no apparent purpose : IDLY
53
Arnsberg is on it : RUHR
54
One of two that make one : HALF
55
Gas pump option : PREPAY
57
Had no catching up to do : LED
58
Secret area of anatomy? : AXILLA
60
Sari-clad royal : MAHARANI
62
Do a pit job : REFUEL
63
Cuts off : ISOLATES
64
N.C.A.A. rival of George Mason : DREXEL
65
1966 hit for the Capitols : COOLJERK
Down
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It was captured by British forces in 1917 : JERUSALEM
2
Result of a combustion explosion : FLASHFIRE
3
Eponym of a national forest in New Mexico : KITCARSON
4
Election figure: Abbr. : PCT
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With 59-Down, Rudolph Valentino's "Blood and Sand" co-star : LILA
6
Pitching a bit : ATILT
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Totally beat : ZONKED
8
Pair of diamonds? : ARGYLES
9
Reunión attendees : TIOS
10
Performance piece? : AMP
11
Skateboarders compete in them : XGAMES
12
Alternative to a pillbox : TOQUE
13
Anorak wearer : INUIT
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They're on the same level : PEERS
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Dartmoor setting : DEVON
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One isn't sharp : DOLT
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It'll help you lighten up : BLEACH
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They're the fault of faults : SEISMS
30
One of Tennessee's state symbols : IRIS
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Lot : SCAD
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Enclosed in a case, as seeds : CAPSULATE
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Toning skin lotion : FRESHENER
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Passé video store offering : LASERDISK
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To have, in Tours : AVOIR
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It may follow convention : GOER
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Not foreign : ENDEMIC
45
Opposite of exodus : INFLUX
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Texas's westernmost county : ELPASO
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Dig find : SHARD
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Polish person? : WAXER
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Part of some biography titles : ALIFE
52
Bumpkin : YAHOO
55
Dark cover : PALL
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Dixieland group? : YALL
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See 5-Down : LEE
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Period in Indian history : RAJ

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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