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New York Times, Friday, July 11, 2008

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0711 ( 21,430 )
Across
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It can be used to get your balance : ATMCARD
8
It's flaky and nutty : BAKLAVA
15
Fine trappings : REGALIA
16
Modem, e.g. : ENCODER
17
Activity in which stakes may be laid : CAMPING
18
Suspect eliminator, often : DNATEST
19
Hatch ___ : APLOT
20
Big name in Web-based correspondence : GMAIL
22
Old televangelism letters : PTL
23
Ice : DOIN
24
Appropriate : SEIZE
25
Play to ___ : ATIE
26
Early Japanese P.M. Hirobumi ___ : ITO
27
Old sitcom couple's surname : MERTZ
28
Reads online : EMAGS
29
Comparable to a pin? : ASNEAT
31
Buoys : ELEVATES
33
Ranked : AROW
35
Square : EVEN
36
So-called "Texas White House," once : LBJRANCH
40
Natives of Umm Qasr : IRAQIS
44
Minor's opposite : ADULT
45
Back ___ : FORTY
47
Stay-at-home worker? : UMP
48
Beep, say : PAGE
49
Date preceder : CIRCA
50
Gifford's replacement as Philbin's co-host : RIPA
51
Barrister's deg. : LLB
52
Cloudiness : BLEAR
53
Charming person? : HEXER
54
Very hot : ATABOIL
56
Ascii alternative : UNICODE
58
Argue : CONTEND
59
Degree divisions : MINUTES
60
Holds out : ENDURES
61
Doctor's order : BEDREST
Down
1
Peaceful place : ARCADIA
2
Ones left holding the bag? : TEAPOTS
3
Hollywood icon since 1924 : MGMLION
4
Stuffed and roasted entree : CAPON
5
Put down : ALIT
6
Abbr. after Sen. Richard Lugar's name : RIN
7
It has a sticking point : DAGGER
8
Impress, and then some : BEDAZZLE
9
Tony winner between "A Chorus Line" and "Ain't Misbehavin'" : ANNIE
10
Heat meas. : KCAL
11
Studio site : LOT
12
Having a knack for : ADEPTAT
13
Shadow : VESTIGE
14
Natural : ARTLESS
21
Tiny bit : MITE
24
Not likely to be dissuaded from : SETON
25
Microwave option : AMANA
27
Safin who won the 2005 Australian Open : MARAT
28
Word on a prescription label : EVERY
30
___ Wheeler, 1964-70 chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff : EARLE
32
Whence the song "The Lady's Got Potential" : EVITA
34
He said "I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally" : WCFIELDS
36
"Mécanique Céleste" astronomer : LAPLACE
37
Barnes & Noble acquired it in 1987 : BDALTON
38
It might include a washboard : JUGBAND
39
Ring after exchanging rings? : HORA
41
Extravagant romantic : QUIXOTE
42
Bars : IMPEDES
43
Least copious : SPAREST
46
Fritz the Cat's creator : RCRUMB
49
Singer profiled in "Sweet Dreams," 1985 : CLINE
50
Come and go : RECUR
52
Great Trek figure : BOER
53
Kind of leg : HIND
55
Heat meas. : BTU
57
When German pigs fly? : NIE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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