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New York Times, Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Always use the term "coloring agent"?

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 140 for Mr. Silvestri.
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© 2007, The New York Times6/6/07 ( No. 21,029 )

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Across
1
Slightly : ATAD
5
Got rid of a chaw : SPAT
9
Perfume from petals : ATTAR
14
Formal fabric : LAME
15
Corrida creature : TORO
16
Pleasant Island, today : NAURU
17
Kelly Clarkson or Taylor Hicks : IDOL
18
Broadway's ___ Jay Lerner : ALAN
19
Like unfortunate bullfighters : GORED
20
Stealing some computer memory? : TAKINGABYTE
23
Roll-call vote : NAY
24
Go off course : VEER
25
"Too bad!" : ALAS
27
Squeegees' kin : WIPERS
30
Homework assignments : REPORTS
33
Stash away : HOARD
34
Jackknife, for one : DIVE
35
Tale of the gods : MYTH
37
Stateside Ltd. : INC
38
Narrow pieces : SLIVERS
41
Kung fu star : LEE
42
Most of I-76 across Pennsylvania : PIKE
44
Word of agreement : AMEN
45
Lincoln Center offering : OPERA
47
Beermat, e.g. : COASTER
49
Drank slowly : NURSED
50
Sig Chi, e.g. : FRAT
51
Where Fermi went to university : PISA
52
Queasy : ILL
54
Always use the term "coloring agent"? : NEVERSAYDYE
60
Sent out beams : RAYED
62
Graph line : AXIS
63
Tiger club : IRON
64
Where the action is : ARENA
65
Bean town? : LIMA
66
Maritime: Abbr. : NAUT
67
Twangy : NASAL
68
School in Berkshire, England : ETON
69
Sandwich from a sidewalk stand : GYRO
Down
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Found a perch : ALIT
2
Vocal fanfare : TADA
3
Running ___ : AMOK
4
Come through : DELIVER
5
Puts on : STAGES
6
Arctic : POLAR
7
Djellaba wearer : ARAB
8
"West Side Story" role : TONY
9
San ___, Tex. : ANGELO
10
Chinese cosmic order : TAO
11
Ways to make lefts and rights? : TURNSTYLES
12
Realtor's calculation : AREA
13
Basketball's Tomjanovich : RUDY
21
"Revenge of the ___" : NERDS
22
Get to the point? : TAPER
26
Outfielder's asset : ARM
27
Senate figure : WHIP
28
Ancient Greek dialect : IONIC
29
Assorted hydroxides? : PACKOFLYES
30
Don or Lena : RIVER
31
Square : EVEN
32
Cordwood measure : STERE
34
Makeshift screwdriver : DIME
36
John, at sea : HEAD
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Coffeehouse order : LATTE
40
"El Capitan" composer : SOUSA
43
Audio receiver : EAR
46
Saying grace : PRAYING
48
Huarache : SANDAL
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Toyota rival : NISSAN
51
First-rate : PRIMO
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Where Farsi is spoken : IRAN
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1965 Julie Christie role : LARA
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Lowland : VALE
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Take off : EXIT
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Sledge : DRAY
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Part of B.Y.O.B. : YOUR
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Inner, in combinations : ENTO
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Faline's mother, in "Bambi" : ENA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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