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New York Times, Monday, April 7, 2008

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0407 ( 21,335 )
Across
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See 48-Down : AMIN
5
Stick in one's ___ : CRAW
9
Frank of the Mothers of Invention : ZAPPA
14
Not loco : SANE
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"___ and the King of Siam" : ANNA
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Decorate : ADORN
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Bess Truman or Barbara Bush : FIRSTLADY
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Snooped, with "about" : NOSED
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"You're ___ talk!" : ONETO
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Enclosure with a MS. : SASE
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NNW's opposite : SSE
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Hi-___ monitor : RES
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Question after the fact : SECONDGUESS
29
Car bomb? : EDSEL
31
Old letter salutation : SIRS
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"God's Little ___" (Erskine Caldwell best seller) : ACRE
34
Competitor of Dove or Camay : LUX
36
Prop for Picasso : EASEL
40
Takes care of all possibilities : COVERSEVERYBASE
44
Pan-cooked brunch treat : CREPE
45
Words after "... as long as you both shall live?" : IDO
46
"Mona ___" : LISA
47
Make the cut? : EDIT
50
Funny DeGeneres : ELLEN
52
Grilling : THIRDDEGREE
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"Shame on you!" : TSK
59
Crew's control? : OAR
60
One who indulges too much in the grape : WINO
61
French city famous for its mustard : DIJON
63
Garbo of "Mata Hari," 1932 : GRETA
65
1990 Macaulay Culkin film : HOMEALONE
68
Ed of "Lou Grant" : ASNER
69
The "U" in B.T.U. : UNIT
70
Compete in the America's Cup : SAIL
71
Bookcase part : SHELF
72
Model Banks : TYRA
73
Med school subj. : ANAT
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In regard to : ASFOR
2
Where Bangor is : MAINE
3
Put aside for later : INRESERVE
4
Place for eggs : NEST
5
Iron Man Ripken of the Orioles : CAL
6
Genetic letters : RNA
7
___ forth (et cetera) : ANDSO
8
Brother comic Shawn or Marlon : WAYANS
9
"Riders of the Purple Sage" author : ZANEGREY
10
Hullabaloo : ADO
11
Star's entourage : POSSE
12
"... or ___ 1 for more options" : PRESS
13
Peruvian peaks : ANDES
18
Play with, as a Frisbee : TOSS
22
Star Wars program, for short : SDI
26
Morays, e.g. : EELS
27
Hint : CLUE
28
Fit to be tried? : USABLE
30
More profound : DEEPER
32
U.N.C.'s athletic org. : ACC
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Where streets intersect: Abbr. : COR
35
"Sweet" age in ancient Rome? : XVI
37
Play by George Bernard Shaw : SAINTJOAN
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Superman's symbol : ESS
39
Meadow : LEA
41
Relatively low-temperature star : REDDWARF
42
German river in a 1943 R.A.F. raid : EDER
43
Part to play : ROLE
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With 1-Across, infamous Ugandan dictator : IDI
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Opposite of "At ease!" : TENHUT
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Mother of Castor and Pollux : LEDA
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"Animal House" party costumes : TOGAS
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Like winters in the Arctic : HARSH
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Ballroom dancer Castle : IRENE
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Foolish person, slangily : GOONY
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Braga of "Kiss of the Spider Woman" : SONIA
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Prepared to pray : KNELT
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She requested "As Time Goes By" : ILSA
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Bygone Russian space station : MIR
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When a plane is due in: Abbr. : ETA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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