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New York Times, Saturday, July 11, 2009

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen M. Tracey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {VZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0711 ( 21,795 )
Across
1
Like a hunk : BUFF
5
Perch for a bighorn : CRAG
9
Puppets : PAWNS
14
Trade name of daminozide : ALAR
15
Saab model : AERO
16
Nirvana attainer : ARHAT
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Big name in bags : KATESPADE
19
Internet forum menace : TROLL
20
Shakes : UNSETTLES
21
Major Côte d'Ivoire export : CACAO
22
Where to get rubbed the right way? : SPA
23
Second-largest city in New Hampshire : NASHUA
25
They're often garnished with orchids : MAITAIS
29
Act like a bull? : BUY
30
Edge : NIP
33
They may call the shots : ANNOUNCERS
35
Early Saint-Laurent employer : DIOR
36
Winner of four consecutive Emmys for his sitcom role as a prosecutor : JOHNLARROQUETTE
38
"Zip" follower : ADEE
39
Snorkeling spot near Honolulu : HANAUMABAY
40
Weekly msg. : SER
41
Break : GAP
42
Get down : DEPRESS
43
Refresher between courses : SORBET
46
Matching pair marking : HIS
47
Race beginning? : ETHNO
49
Not too tight? : SEPARABLE
54
Zulu relative : XHOSA
55
Like some questions : OPENENDED
56
Get smart : PREEN
57
Pteridologist's specimen : FERN
58
Waiting aid : TRAY
59
Cashiers : OUSTS
60
Org. created by Carter in 1979 : FEMA
61
Gear to help you hear : AMPS
Down
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Transcaucasian capital : BAKU
2
Half an Asian capital? : ULAN
3
Some nutrients : FATS
4
Peach variety : FREESTONE
5
To whom Stubb and Flask answered, in literature : CAPTAINAHAB
6
Unlike fairies : REAL
7
Shakespeare's mother's maiden name : ARDEN
8
Takes a continental tour, e.g. : GOESABROAD
9
Inconsistent : PATCHY
10
He recorded all 32 Beethoven piano sonatas in the 1960s : ARRAU
11
Response to a ding-dong? : WHOCANITBE
12
Simba's mate : NALA
13
The Vire River flows through it : STLO
18
Minnesota twin? : STPAUL
24
Three Mile Island is in it : SUSQUEHANNA
25
Goya subjects : MAJAS
26
Cell part : ANODE
27
Jennifer Weiner best seller made into a 2005 film : INHERSHOES
28
Removes, as paint : SCRAPESOFF
31
Crumbs : IOTAS
32
Is rapacious : PREYS
34
Rapacious flier : ERN
35
Words followed by a wish list : DEARSANTA
37
Home ruler? : UMPIRE
41
Sounds like an old floorboard : GROANS
44
Nascence : ONSET
45
Fox home : TEPEE
47
Fair : EXPO
48
Street sign word : THRU
50
It can make waves : PERM
51
Apt. part : BDRM
52
Act precipitately : LEAP
53
One of its flavors is Dulce de Leche : EDYS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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