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New York Times, Monday, March 19, 2007

Word that may precede the beginning of 17-, 26-, 42- or 56-Across

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {GJQXZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Chisholm.
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© 2007, The New York Times3/19/07 ( No. 20,950 )
Across
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Like some committees : ADHOC
6
Designer Lauren : RALPH
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Lunch counter sandwich, for short : BLT
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How most mail goes nowadays : BYAIR
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Accustom to hardship : INURE
16
Whopper : LIE
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Sinuous Mideast entertainer : BELLYDANCER
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Multivolume Brit. reference : OED
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Ballpark fig. : EST
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www addresses : URLS
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Beaded counter : ABACUS
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Basic course for a future M.D. : ANAT
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The "A" in DNA : ACID
26
Chance, at cards : LUCKOFTHEDRAW
31
Compass part : NEEDLE
33
David Sedaris's comic sister : AMY
34
Springsteen's "Born in the ___" : USA
35
Golfer Palmer, familiarly : ARNIE
36
Gives the green light : OKS
37
Pesto ingredient : BASIL
39
Comic Caesar : SID
40
New Year's ___ : EVE
41
Yield : RELENT
42
One way to fall in love : HEADOVERHEELS
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Goatee site : CHIN
47
Blockheads : OAFS
48
Dietetic : LOWCAL
51
Novelist Ambler : ERIC
52
"Without further ___ ..." : ADO
55
___ carte : ALA
56
Host of a Friars Club event : ROASTMASTER
59
Chess pieces : MEN
60
___ forth (et cetera) : ANDSO
61
Vibes : KARMA
62
Word that may precede the beginning of 17-, 26-, 42- or 56-Across : POT
63
Most common craps roll : SEVEN
64
Yahoo! or AOL offering : EMAIL
Down
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French cleric : ABBE
2
Colors, as Easter eggs : DYES
3
Sentry's command : HALT
4
Mideast export : OIL
5
Throw in the towel : CRYUNCLE
6
Theater district : RIALTO
7
Raggedy ___ (dolls) : ANNS
8
Film director Jean-___ Godard : LUC
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Tediously didactic : PREACHY
10
Jazz's Hancock or Mann : HERBIE
11
Voting group : BLOC
12
Stead : LIEU
13
Senators Kennedy and Stevens : TEDS
18
Explorer Sir Francis : DRAKE
23
Append : ADD
24
BMW competitor : AUDI
25
Places to get quick money, quickly : ATMS
26
___ hand (help) : LENDA
27
Fraud : FAKER
28
Stratagems : RUSES
29
Z ___ zebra : ASIN
30
Poet Whitman : WALT
31
Poet Ogden : NASH
32
Shallowest of the Great Lakes : ERIE
36
Pizzeria fixture : OVEN
37
Muscle mag photos : BEEFCAKE
38
Cure-___ (panaceas) : ALLS
40
Satan, with "the" : EVILONE
41
Adjust one's sights : REAIM
43
Roman 700 : DCC
44
Tara plantation family : OHARAS
45
Dr. Seuss's "___ Hears a Who" : HORTON
48
Genie's home : LAMP
49
Butter alternative : OLEO
50
Privation : WANT
51
To be, in old Rome : ESSE
52
Gillette ___ Plus : ATRA
53
Prefix with god : DEMI
54
Said aloud : ORAL
57
Really or truly, e.g.: Abbr. : ADV
58
Wal-Mart founder Walton : SAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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