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New York Times, Friday, May 18, 2007

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0518 ( 21,010 )
Across
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Controversial court call? : ROEVWADE
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See 36-Down : SKETCH
15
Bloody battleground for Lee : ANTIETAM
16
Affect sharply : PIERCE
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Hit show with a colon in its name : CSIMIAMI
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Site of Atatürk's mausoleum : ANKARA
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Series finale?: Abbr. : ETC
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What a slasher usually gets : RRATING
22
Top : LID
23
Base for some decorations : CAKE
25
Childish retort : ISTOO
26
Commanded : BADE
27
Means : AGENT
29
Suburb of Melbourne, Australia : KEW
30
Many a surfer : AOLER
31
First woman to appear on the front of a Wheaties box : RETTON
33
Venus and others : DAYSTARS
35
Non-P.C. suffix : ENNE
37
Target of a sweep : SOOT
38
Musician known as "the Sound" : STANGETZ
42
Treaded transport : SNOCAT
46
Drops : OMITS
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Political columnist Thomas : CAL
49
Cry too readily, maybe : EMOTE
50
Further : MORE
51
Beat : THROB
53
1973 novel title character surnamed Peace : SULA
54
Drop : EBB
55
Setting of the FX series "Over There" : IRAQWAR
57
Area of responsibility : LAP
58
Jazz singer Reeves : DIANNE
60
"Yes, alas" : AFRAIDSO
62
Draw : ALLURE
63
Offer that may be answered by "How much?" : WANNABET
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Gave a hoot : YELLED
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"The situation looks bad" : ITSAMESS
Down
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Drag performer? : RACECAR
2
Acting, say : ONSTAGE
3
Airport printout : ETICKET
4
Zip : VIM
5
Milldam : WEIR
6
Breakout maker : ATARI
7
Patterned fabric : DAMASK
8
Put out : EMITTED
9
Emmy-nominated "Hill Street Blues" actor : SPANO
10
Hopper around a board : KING
11
Cry of mock fright : EEK
12
"An American in Paris" song : TRALALA
13
Classic R & B song with the repeated lyric "See what you have done" : CCRIDER
14
Trips might cause them : HEADERS
21
Midwestern tribe : IOWAS
24
Compact : ENTENTE
26
Seats : BOTTOMS
28
Poker partner? : TONGS
30
Not independently : ASONE
32
Pilot's dir. : NNE
34
Attention-getters : YOS
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With 9-Across, its images aren't hard to shake off : ETCHA
38
In time : SOMEDAY
39
Sprint competitor : TMOBILE
40
Court embarrassment : AIRBALL
41
Noted terrorist killed in June 2006 : ZARQAWI
43
"Perhaps" : COULDBE
44
Country albums? : ATLASES
45
Bag holders : TEAPOTS
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Lean : LOWFAT
51
Put in a difficult position : TREED
52
Stock holders : BARNS
55
About : INRE
56
Frog genus that's Spanish for "frog" : RANA
59
Nonexistent, in Nantes : NUL
61
Translated sum : IAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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