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New York Times, Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Will Shortz
5-Across : Potentially offensive
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Bette Sue Cohen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 This is puzzle # 47 for Ms. Cohen.
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© 2007, The New York Times4/4/07 ( No. 20,966 )
Across
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Musical marks : TIES
5
Potentially offensive : UNPC
9
Doll for boys : GIJOE
14
Shaping tool : ADZE
15
"Quo Vadis" role : NERO
16
"___ Mio" : OSOLE
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Manor man : LORD
18
Some folk acts : DUOS
19
Some BlackBerry reading : EMAIL
20
Captain Renault player in "Casablanca" : CLAUDERAINS
23
Those against : NOS
24
Software pkg. item : CDROM
25
Actor Epps : OMAR
27
___ corpus : HABEAS
30
Different : UNALIKE
33
___ Amin in "The Last King of Scotland" : IDI
34
Slangy assents : YEAHS
37
Nancy who married Ronald Reagan : DAVIS
38
Reuners: Abbr. : RELS
40
When clocks are changed back from D.S.T. in the fall : AT2AM
42
Fixes the time on, as a clock : SETS
43
___ none : ALLOR
45
Like some checking accounts : NOFEE
47
"Citizen X" actor : REA
48
"It's possible" : MAYBESO
50
Like some stares : GLASSY
52
Dept. of Labor div. : OSHA
53
From the top : AGAIN
55
Film lover's channel : AMC
57
Oscar nominee for "Pinky," 1949 : ETHELWATERS
62
Tuscany city : SIENA
64
Zone : AREA
65
Island do : LUAU
66
Studio sign : ONAIR
67
Decree : FIAT
68
Jay Gould railroad : ERIE
69
Slapped in court? : FINED
70
Revival setting : TENT
71
Partner of cones : RODS
Down
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1 on the Mohs scale : TALC
2
One on a pedestal : IDOL
3
Pound of verse : EZRA
4
Break down and then draw in : SEDUCE
5
Like Cousteau's work : UNDERSEA
6
Prefix with transmitter : NEURO
7
Tourney for all : PROAM
8
"___ fan tutte" : COSI
9
Loses it : GOESMAD
10
Philosophy : ISM
11
"Enter Talking" autobiographer, 1986 : JOANRIVERS
12
Hodgepodge : OLIO
13
They're caught in pots : EELS
21
Do-or-die time : DDAY
22
NCO part : NON
26
[sigh] : ALAS
27
U. S. Grant's given first name : HIRAM
28
___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
29
Singer with the 1984 hit "Caribbean Queen" : BILLYOCEAN
30
B-52 org. : USAF
31
Symbols of highness : KITES
32
Op-ed piece : ESSAY
35
Au's is 79 : ATNO
36
Theme of this puzzle : H2O
39
Shows disconsolateness : SOBS
41
Electrical power unit : MEGAWATT
44
Listened to again : REHEARD
46
He directed Marlon : ELIA
49
Went nowhere : SAT
51
One in a rack : ANTLER
53
Mountain home : AERIE
54
Reap : GLEAN
55
Starting on : ASOF
56
Certain iPod : MINI
58
Sword handle : HAFT
59
Mark's replacement : EURO
60
Bookie's worry : RAID
61
Hauls to court : SUES
63
Never, in Nuremberg : NIE

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

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