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New York Times, Saturday, March 31, 2007

Author:
John Duschatko
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Duschatko

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Duschatko. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

Ten clues have answers which are CONTINUED ON THE NEXT LINE.

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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0331 ( 20,962 )
Across
1
Mistake at the hospital? : SWAP
5
See 25-Down : FACTO
10
Freddy Krueger and others : SLASHERS
15
Modern library offering : EBOOK
16
Continental locales : AIRPORTS
18
Dollars for quarters : RENTS
19
Sell short : UNDERESTIMATE
22
Head out on the range : STEER
23
___ Valley : SIMI
24
Musician with the first record formally certified as a million-seller : GLENNMILLER
29
Not : NARY
31
Baby brother, often : PAIN
32
Gym amenity : SAUNA
34
Jacquerie : UPRISING
39
Doctor : AMEND
40
One who shakes in a kitchen, maybe : SEASONER
42
Veins : LODES
43
Canada's Battle of Fort ___, 1866 : ERIE
44
Card game with a bank : FARO
45
Like Oedipus' marriage : PREDESTINED
50
A barber may shave this : NAPE
53
Like human skin : PORED
54
Hamstrings : INCAPACITATES
60
Four-in-a-row U.S. Open winner : EVERT
61
Mulling : RUMINANT
63
Duties : TAXES
64
Crepe paper feature : CRINKLES
66
More than ready : ANTSY
67
Some lobsters : HENS
Down
1
Famed host near Broadway : SHOR
2
"___ in the Money" (1933 hit) : WERE
3
Graphic ___ : ARTS
4
Confidential warning : PSST
5
Tiny distance unit : FERMI
6
At three or nine o'clock : ABEAM
7
With 27-Down, like 10-Across and others : CONTINUEDONNEXT
8
Pari-mutuel machine : TOTE
9
Lets go : OKS
10
Deep-fry alternative : SAUTE
11
Hope chest contents : LINEN
12
Mary ___, Shakespeare's mother : ARDEN
13
Kind of bank : SPERM
21
Land on the Med. : ISR
22
Scheming : SLY
24
'00's, now : GRADS
25
With 5-Across, phrase of clarification : IPSO
26
Been intimate (with) : LAIN
27
See 7-Down : LINE
28
G.E. employee : ENGR
30
Tyler or Jackson : ANNE
32
Starter, often : SALAD
33
Marc Antony's love : AMOR
34
Junkie : USER
35
Senior, in French names : PERE
36
S.C. Johnson spray : RAID
37
"Mm-hmm, mm-hmm" : ISEE
44
Put coins in : FED
45
Life : PEP
46
Severely outscore, slangily : SPANK
47
It's just one thing after another : TOTAL
48
Godfrey's woman in "My Man Godfrey" : IRENE
49
Embeds : NESTS
51
"Green ___" : ACRES
52
Object of an April Fools joke : PATSY
54
___ Drago, "Rocky IV" villain : IVAN
55
Dict. label : ARCH
56
Doctor : CURE
57
Comment at the poker table : IMIN
58
Cookie holders : TINS
60
Fraternity letter : ETA

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

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