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New York Times, Thursday, April 19, 2001

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5761108
Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 129 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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PIN
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G
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P
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O
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N
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G
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B
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U
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N
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D
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PIN
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S
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C
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M
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A
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R
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PIN
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B
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A
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C
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R
Y
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O
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M
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PIN
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PIN
© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0419 ( 18,790 )
Across
1
It involves a lot of back-and-forth : PINGPONG
7
Deeply connected with : BOUNDUPIN
14
Goes up and down : SEESAWS
16
Subject of the Brest-Litovsk treaty, 1918 : UKRAINE
17
Tiara : CORONET
18
Is uncertain to, briefly : MIGHTNT
19
Regal letters : HRH
20
"With a wink and ___" : ANOD
22
Like worker bees : NEUTER
23
Cardinal O'Connor's successor : EGAN
25
Small branch : SPRIG
27
What's ___ ... : MORE
28
Shred : RIPUP
30
Lawn starter : SOD
31
Nervous time, maybe : EVE
32
"The Maltese Falcon" actress : ASTOR
34
___ mater (brain cover) : PIA
36
Suffix with cannon : ADE
37
Camping gear : SLEEPINGBAG
40
Bawl : CRY
42
Dot follower : ORG
43
Value system : ETHIC
46
With 9-Down, something to feel : THE
47
"That's awesome!" : OOH
49
Fortune teller, maybe : TAROT
51
Grammarian's bugaboo : AINT
53
Certain convertibles : SOFAS
55
Incompletely : SOME
56
Enjoying an activity : INTOIT
58
Social group : FRAT
60
"Car Talk" network : NPR
61
Repair shop amenities : LOANERS
63
Part of a rock band : DRUMMER
65
Glass-enclosed porches : SOLARIA
66
Bach's "Pilgrimage," for one : CANTATA
67
Unwelcome handouts : PINKSLIPS
68
Minneapolis's county : HENNEPIN
Down
1
Good watchdog : PINSCHER
2
Bulldog's place : GEORGIA
3
"If you play your cards right" : PERHAPS
4
Spanish bear : OSO
5
Babushka : NANA
6
Actress Verdon and others : GWENS
7
No-goodnik : BUM
8
Giving the go-ahead : OKING
9
See 46-Across : URGE
10
Old Testament figure who prophesied Nineveh's fall : NAHUM
11
Copied, in a way : DITTOED
12
Intimidate : UNNERVE
13
Needle holder : PINETREE
15
Old telegram punctuation : STOPS
21
Dozing : DROPPINGOFF
24
Bonkers : NUTSY
26
"Gotcha" : IDIG
29
Nov. runner : POL
33
Early touring car : REO
35
A Warner Bros. brother : ABE
36
Sheikhs' guests, maybe : AGHAS
38
Switch add-on : EROO
39
Part of a long-distance company's 800 number : ATT
40
Army helicopter : CHINOOK
41
Certain summer cottages : RENTALS
44
Tough guy : IRONMAN
45
Go for the gold : COMPETE
46
Emergency situation : TAILSPIN
48
Canadian capital? : HARDC
50
American turtle : TERRAPIN
52
Like most music : TONAL
53
Take off : STRIP
54
Vaughan of jazz : SARAH
57
Yesterday, in Italy : IERI
59
Air : TUNE
62
Trans-Atlantic carrier : SAS
64
K2 is one: Abbr. : MTN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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