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New York Times, Monday, May 7, 2007

Author:
Janet Bender
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janet R. Bender

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
1
Base on balls : WALK
5
Lowly chess piece : PAWN
9
Afro-Brazilian dance : SAMBA
14
Nastase of tennis : ILIE
15
Feel sore : ACHE
16
"___ Gold" (1997 film) : ULEES
17
See 18-Across : RACE
18
Grand ___ (annual French auto 17-Across) : PRIX
19
"Carmen" composer : BIZET
20
"The Breakfast Club" actor : EMILIOESTEVEZ
23
Preceder of com or org : DOT
24
Desperately needing a map : LOST
25
Dangerous person : MENACE
28
Donkey : ASS
29
Officer's honorific : SIR
30
'60s war site : NAM
31
More work than required : EXTRAEFFORT
36
Lyricist Gershwin : IRA
37
"Um, excuse me" : AHEM
38
"Foucault's Pendulum" author : ECO
39
The "A" in ABM : ANTI
40
"My mama done ___ me" : TOL
41
It may come as a shock to a diver : ELECTRICEEL
45
Put to a purpose : USE
46
Accomplished : DID
47
French vacation time : ETE
48
Argentine grassland : PAMPAS
50
Be wide-open : GAPE
52
Salary : PAY
55
Domain ruled from Constantinople : EASTERNEMPIRE
58
Actor John of "The Addams Family" : ASTIN
60
___ California : BAJA
61
Pastel shade : AQUA
62
Michaels of "S.N.L." : LORNE
63
Brilliant display : RIOT
64
Bath fixtures : TUBS
65
Philadelphia N.H.L.er : FLYER
66
Burden of proof : ONUS
67
Radiator output : HEAT
Down
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Sent by telegraph : WIRED
2
1836 battle site : ALAMO
3
Permissible : LICIT
4
Part of a hull : KEEL
5
Native American baby : PAPOOSE
6
Farm units : ACRES
7
Early form of bridge : WHIST
8
Cry at a motor vehicle bureau : NEXT
9
Undermine : SUBVERT
10
Green card holder : ALIEN
11
Floor between first and second : MEZZANINE
12
Spell-off : BEE
13
Winter hrs. in Bermuda : AST
21
Ingrid's role in "Casablanca" : ILSA
22
Ruler of Qatar : EMIR
26
___ blanche : CARTE
27
Communication that may have an attachment : EMAIL
28
Sleeve filler : ARM
29
Chimney sweep's target : SOOT
31
Devour hungrily : EATUP
32
South African native : XHOSA
33
Rocket data : TELEMETRY
34
Nourish : FEED
35
TV watchdog: Abbr. : FCC
39
Good card to have "in the hole" : ACE
41
Lou Grant portrayer : EDASNER
42
Santa checks his twice, in song : LIST
43
Second airings : REPEATS
44
Topic of gossip : ITEM
49
Thomas who wrote "Common Sense" : PAINE
50
Corn or oat : GRAIN
51
Pear variety : ANJOU
52
Tickle, as one's interest : PIQUE
53
Dutch-speaking Caribbean island : ARUBA
54
It makes dough rise : YEAST
56
Spanish river to the Mediterranean : EBRO
57
Trail : PATH
58
TV extraterrestrial : ALF
59
Note between fa and la : SOL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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