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New York Times, Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Author:
Daniel A. Finan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel A. Finan
sailboat

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Finan. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: When this puzzle is done, the nine circles will contain the letters A through I. Connect them with a line, in alphabetical order, and you will form an illustration of the puzzle’s theme.
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D
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C
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O
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B
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R
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M
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D
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M
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B
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K
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D
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T
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T
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K
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L
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M
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O
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N
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P
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T
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S
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T
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R
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B
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O
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N
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T
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P
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A
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0422 ( 21,715 )
Across
1
A Morse "I" consists of two : DITS
5
Penultimate fairy tale word : EVER
9
Deadly snake : COBRA
14
"Climb ___ Mountain" : EVRY
15
Long skirt : MAXI
16
Break point : ADOUT
17
With 59-Across, A-B-C-A in the illustration : MAIN
18
Ship in "Pirates of the Caribbean" : BLACKPEARL
20
Stop ___ dime : ONA
21
Half of a mountaineering expedition : DESCENT
22
Dressed like a certain keg party attendee : TOGAED
24
Prefix with lateral : TRI
25
F-G : KEEL
29
Ship's christening, e.g. : EVENT
30
C-D : MAST
31
"___ expert, but ..." : IMNO
32
Certain California wines : NAPAS
34
Pirating : TAKING
36
"Top Hat" dancer : ASTAIRE
39
Does some electrical work on : REWIRES
40
Counterpart of un ángel : DIABLO
41
Santa-tracking org. : NORAD
42
End in ___ : ATIE
43
A-B : BOOM
45
Send, as payment : REMIT
49
E-F-G-H-E : HULL
50
Part of U.C.L.A. : LOS
51
Brainstorm : IDEATE
52
People in fierce snowball fights : PELTERS
54
Yearbook sect. : SRS
55
Ship to the New World : SANTAMARIA
59
See 17-Across : SAIL
60
Ancient theater : ODEON
61
Makeup of some little balls : LINT
62
Response to a charge : PLEA
63
Stethoscope users, at times : YEGGS
64
Away from the wind : ALEE
65
Lava lamps and pet rocks, once : FADS
Down
1
Bump down but keep on : DEMOTE
2
Chekhov play or its antihero : IVANOV
3
"M*A*S*H" procedure : TRIAGE
4
Lexicographical abbr. : SYN
5
Incorporate, as a YouTube video into a Web site : EMBED
6
Actor Kilmer and others : VALS
7
Horse-race bets on win and place : EXACTAS
8
Kitchen gadgets : RICERS
9
Hook or Cook: Abbr. : CAPT
10
Tribute with feet : ODE
11
Deadly snake : BOA
12
1921 play that introduced the word "robot" : RUR
13
One of the oceans: Abbr. : ATL
19
One who may put you in stitches? : KNITTER
21
Part of a larger picture : DETAIL
23
Poe's "___ Lee" : ANNABEL
25
"Don't Go Breaking My Heart" duettist, 1976 : KIKIDEE
26
Mideast V.I.P. : EMIR
27
Cousin of -trix : ENNE
28
Old shipbuilding needs : LOGS
30
Writer Rita ___ Brown : MAE
33
Leak on a ship, e.g. : PROBLEM
35
Tournament wrap-up : AWARDS
36
Wife of Esau : ADAH
37
In ___ (as found) : SITU
38
Following detective : TAIL
39
CD-___ : ROM
41
It may be flared : NOSTRIL
44
"Yowie, zowie!" : OOLALA
46
"Mississippi ___" (1992 film) : MASALA
47
Words of resignation : ITRIED
48
Magnetic induction units : TESLAS
51
Livid : IRATE
52
D– reviews : PANS
53
Aachen article : EINE
55
___ sauce : SOY
56
Suffix with many fruit names : ADE
57
Minus: Abbr. : NEG
58
Dress (up) : TOG
59
Number on a bottle at the beach : SPF

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

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