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New York Times, Friday, March 21, 2008

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0321 ( 21,318 )
Across
1
They have many sticking points : ROSEBUSHES
11
Falcons' grp. : USAF
15
1978 cult film with a mutant child : ERASERHEAD
16
Gazetteer meas. : SQMI
17
Sealing fans? : POLARBEARS
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Oscar-nominated "My Man Godfrey" actor, 1936 : AUER
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One of four directions in 5-Down : OST
20
Goes on : LASTS
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Mathematician ___ Henrik Abel : NIELS
22
Brown and others : TINAS
23
Hit the big time : MADEIT
24
Not too far away : AROUND
27
Football Hall-of-Famer Huff : SAM
28
Where many pens are found : ZOO
29
Corrida sticker : DART
30
Pessimist in a Disney cartoon : EEYORE
33
Drop the ball : ERR
34
Letters between two names : AKA
35
One way to get through a wall : OSMOSIS
36
Severe : BAD
37
Checkers, e.g. : MEN
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Uses as a bed : LIESON
39
End of many a race : VOTE
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It involves many unknowns: Abbr. : ALG
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Sched. maker, often : MGR
42
One using soft soap : COAXER
44
"Michael Collins" title role player, 1996 : NEESON
46
Here and there : ABOUT
48
Fogs : DAZES
49
Desk tray labels : INOUT
50
Eye of the tigre? : OJO
53
At any point : EVER
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Choice for intercontinental travel : OCEANLINER
56
Endow : VEST
57
Student activity : TESTTAKING
58
It is in Peru : ESTA
59
Doll that was once a going thing : BETSYWETSY
Down
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Credit report damager, briefly : REPO
2
Prizes for top atletas : OROS
3
Curer : SALT
4
Tikkanen of hockey : ESA
5
It's no longer divided : BERLIN
6
Architectural subdiscipline : URBANDESIGN
7
"___ Lady" (1971 hit song) : SHESA
8
Meet preliminaries : HEATS
9
Roadside stand units : EARS
10
Old sit-in org. : SDS
11
Lend-Lease Act provision : USAID
12
Zydeco instrument : SQUEEZEBOX
13
Ease : AMELIORATE
14
Simplest, in math and logic : FIRSTORDER
21
When doubled, what a rat does : NAMES
22
Sound of disapproval : TUT
23
Home to San Quentin State Prison : MARINCOUNTY
24
Opening pair? : ADAMANDEVE
25
Tidy up the lawn, in a way : RAKELEAVES
26
Marmalade ingredient : ORANGEZEST
27
"I've been better" : SOSO
31
Like some profs. : EMER
32
Cries for attention : YOS
35
"Stand and Deliver" Oscar nominee, 1988 : OLMOS
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Brewery fixture : VAT
43
Ban : OUTLAW
45
Perfect Day maker : SERTA
46
"___ of traitors!": Shak. : ANEST
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Gravy holders : BOATS
49
Summer cooler : ICEE
50
Taking care of business : ONIT
51
Norwegian P.M. Stoltenberg : JENS
52
Immoderate indulgence : ORGY
54
Where races are screened?: Abbr. : OTB
55
"They Like ___" (song from "Call Me Madam") : IKE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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