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New York Times, Friday, May 8, 2009

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 45 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0508 ( 21,731 )
Across
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Military trials? : BOOTCAMPS
10
"From hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee" speaker : CAPTAINAHAB
12
Order given before shooting starts : QUIETONTHESET
14
Six-footer, maybe : PUTT
15
___ toy (pet shop purchase) : CHEW
16
Magic show reactions : AHS
18
Glimmer : RAY
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Allowed : KOSHER
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Steamed pudding ingredient : SUET
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Creator of the "Microsoft sound" played when Windows 95 starts : ENO
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More inclined : APTER
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Mediterranean port since ancient times : JAFFA
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Lantz of the 1960s-'70s N.B.A. : STU
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Coastal features : RIAS
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Go to the limit : MAXOUT
29
Fruit for a tart : CURRANT
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Egg maker : FABERGE
32
Untimely cry? : IMLATE
33
Superficial : GLIB
34
Small bird : TIT
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Get a hand on the road? : ELOPE
36
Brilliant display : BLAZE
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Naval chart abbr. : STR
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Settle in : NEST
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Used butter on, maybe : COAXED
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Inc., abroad : CIE
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Some proctors, for short : TAS
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Comment from the chattering class? : BRRR
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Early TV host Garroway : DAVE
44
Science class decoration : PERIODICTABLE
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Landmark in Elvis Presley's "It Happened at the World's Fair" : SPACENEEDLE
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Common mica : ISINGLASS
Down
1
Chum, e.g. : BAIT
2
"Behold, the heavens do ___": Shak. : OPE
3
Giant on the cover of Time magazine, 1945 : OTT
4
"That was Zen, this is ___" (bumper sticker) : TAO
5
They're duck soup : CINCHES
6
Pollen bearer in a flower : ANTHER
7
"Real Time" host : MAHER
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"They almost got me!" : PHEW
9
Lander at Arlanda : SAS
10
Advice in a bear market, maybe : CUTYOURLOSSES
11
The higher this goes, the more it blows : BEAUFORTSCALE
12
Abrupt change : QUANTUMLEAP
13
TV drama featuring Dr. Richard Kimble : THEFUGITIVE
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Visionary : PRESCIENT
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Magnolia or pecan : STATETREE
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Class that's not just for kicks : KARATE
20
Give a piece of one's mind? : OPINE
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Steals, e.g. : STAT
22
___-Weimar-Eisenach (duchy until W.W. I) : SAXE
25
Drew a cross response? : JABBED
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It comes in ears : MAIZE
30
In reverie : RAPT
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Linen fiber : FLAX
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Hard to miss : GLARING
36
Cremora brand : BORDEN
39
Perennials with cup-shaped flowers : CROCI
42
Color : BIAS
43
Some baseball hits: Abbr. : DBLS
45
Upstate N.Y. school : RPI
46
Old Walt Disney production : CEL
47
"___ With Mussolini" (Zeffirelli film) : TEA
48
Some spreads : ADS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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