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New York Times, Friday, July 17, 2009

He said "A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both"

Author:
Doug Peterson and Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Doug Peterson
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Peterson. This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Silk.
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© 2009, The New York Times7/17/09 ( No. 21,801 )

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Across
1
Reasonable treatment : FAIRSHAKE
10
Striking ends : PEENS
15
63-Across? : ALMAMATER
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Moon of Uranus : ARIEL
17
Having a lot to lose? : CORPULENT
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CD player part : LASER
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Supply for driving : TEES
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Most night owls : LATERISERS
22
Pietà figure, literarily : JESU
23
Turned up : ONEND
24
With 54-Down, approach with a line : COME
27
Tawny : ECRU
29
Factory : SHOP
31
Kind of door or window : LOUVER
33
Draft sources : KEGS
35
Have yet to settle : OWE
36
Highway caution : SLIPPERYWHENWET
39
Rich or famous: Abbr. : ADJ
40
Particular : SPEC
41
Michael of the G.O.P. : STEELE
42
Word accompanying finger-pointing : THAT
44
People of the Platte, once : OTOS
46
Lump in cloth : BURL
47
"If I Had ___" (Lyle Lovett song) : ABOAT
49
Symbol of innocence and purity : LILY
51
Lucy and Ricky Ricardo's residence, e.g. : BROWNSTONE
53
Eschewer of convention, in slang : BOHO
57
One way to be taken : ABACK
58
Comment from the beat : INEEDANAP
60
Big maker of communications satellites : LORAL
61
One singing in the kitchen : TEAKETTLE
62
Artist with the 1999 6x platinum album "2001" : DRDRE
63
Opposite of avant-garde : OLDSCHOOL
Down
1
It's not fancy : FACT
2
Tropical flower : ALOE
3
Hungarian writer Madách : IMRE
4
62-Across offerings : RAPS
5
Big D campus : SMU
6
Berry with juicy parts? : HALLE
7
Chilling, so to speak : ATEASE
8
Honorary title bestowed on Bill Clinton, Muhammad Ali and Mae West : KENTUCKYCOLONEL
9
"Manhattan Mary V" artist : ERTE
10
Woman on a 2008 ticket : PALIN
11
Takes back one's words? : ERASES
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He said "A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both" : EISENHOWER
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Pentax Spotmatic and Nikon F2, for short : SLRS
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Sketches (out) : ROUGHS
22
Some Cherokees : JEEPS
24
Site of Robert E. Lee's last victory : COLDHARBOR
25
Means of getting some answers : OUIJABOARD
26
Shooting star, briefly? : MVP
28
Opposite of FF : REW
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Rose with a hit record : PETE
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180 is its max. score : LSAT
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Does a nursery job : REPOTS
34
Put aside : SETBY
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Emeritus: Abbr. : RET
38
Modern, to Beethoven : NEU
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Crash site sight : TOWCAR
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"Hoffman" co-star Cusack : SINEAD
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___-high : ANKLE
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Amaryllis family members : LEEKS
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Completely smooth : BALD
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Outfielder Francona : TITO
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Some like it hot : BATH
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See 24-Across : ONTO
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Solar or lunar phenomenon : HALO
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2009 G.M. spinoff : OPEL
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Part of the fourth qtr. : DEC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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