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New York Times, Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
"Young Indian brave" in a 1960 Johnny Preston #1 hit
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Allan E. Parrish

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Parrish. Tuesday freshness: 44%
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© 2009, The New York Times3/31/9 ( No. 21,693 )
Across
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Internet address starter : HTTP
5
Shoe part : SOLE
9
Shoe mark : SCUFF
14
Where Donegal Bay is : EIRE
15
Declare frankly : AVOW
16
"The Yankee Years" co-writer : TORRE
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Word after "ppd." on a sports page : RAIN
18
Like a 1943 copper penny : RARE
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Desilu co-founder : ARNAZ
20
Bitter-tasting vegetable : BROCCOLIRABE
23
Steps nonchalantly : SASHAYS
24
Common commemorative items : PLATES
28
Mobile's state: Abbr. : ALA
29
Garfield's foil : ODIE
31
The Eiger, for one : ALP
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"Young Indian brave" in a 1960 Johnny Preston #1 hit : RUNNINGBEAR
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Even up : TIE
37
Arguing loudly : ATIT
38
Abbr. in a help wanted ad : EOE
39
Essen's region : RUHR
40
"Kid-tested, mother-approved" cereal : KIX
41
Least acceptable amount : BAREMINIMUM
45
Prefix with tourism : ECO
46
Resistance units : OHMS
47
Unit of RAM, for short : MEG
48
Actress Bullock : SANDRA
50
Morphine and codeine, for two : OPIATES
54
Country singer with a hit sitcom : REBAMCENTIRE
57
Dwelt : LIVED
60
___ & Chandon Champagne : MOET
61
Village Voice award : OBIE
62
Baja buddy : AMIGO
63
Munich Mrs. : FRAU
64
Make out : NECK
65
More than a twitch : SPASM
66
Macy's department : MENS
67
S&L offerings : IRAS
Down
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Rosemary and thyme : HERBS
2
Princess' topper : TIARA
3
The Dixie Chicks and the Dixie Cups : TRIOS
4
Strong liking : PENCHANT
5
"The Human Comedy" novelist William : SAROYAN
6
Cameo shapes : OVALS
7
Actress Loughlin of "90210" : LORI
8
Vessel by a basin : EWER
9
Less likely to collapse : STABLER
10
Jazzman Chick : COREA
11
Subject of a Keats ode : URN
12
Monk's title : FRA
13
Shriner's topper : FEZ
21
Colombian city : CALI
22
Samoan port : APIA
25
10-year-old Oscar winner O'Neal : TATUM
26
Peace Nobelist Root : ELIHU
27
___ whale : SPERM
29
Slender woodwinds : OBOES
30
Consider : DEEM
32
Landscapers' tools : RAKES
33
City in New York's Mohawk Valley : UTICA
34
"Frost/___," 2008 nominee for Best Picture : NIXON
35
Listerine target : GERM
39
Tubular pasta : RIGATONI
41
Yawn inducer : BOREDOM
42
Melville's obsessed whaler : AHAB
43
Driving force : IMPETUS
44
Deutschland denial : NEIN
49
Bottom-of-the-barrel stuff : DREGS
50
Great blue expanse : OCEAN
51
River of Rome : TIBER
52
Author Jong : ERICA
53
Is in the market for : SEEKS
55
Like most car radios : AMFM
56
Oliver Twist's request : MORE
57
___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
58
Handful for a baby sitter : IMP
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Itinerary word : VIA

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

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