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New York Times, Friday, July 20, 2007

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0720 ( 21,073 )
Across
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Positive : ABOVEZERO
10
Vacuum maintainers : SEALS
15
Like some fruit bats and petrels : TUBENOSED
16
Cornrow component : PLAIT
17
Whine : BELLYACHE
18
Royal jelly consumer : LARVA
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Jungian principle : ANIMA
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Samoan, e.g. : ISLANDER
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Kind of party : TOGA
23
Top of a stadium : JERSEY
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Comic character : WAG
26
From Niger to Zambia: Abbr. : SSE
27
Hacker of the Middle Ages : POLEAX
28
"The Dram Shop" author : ZOLA
29
Squeals : TALKS
30
Start of a Spanish Christmas greeting : FELIZ
31
Certify : SWEARTO
34
Unwelcome discovery on a credit card statement : LATEFEE
36
Period to find out more : QANDA
37
Tough companions? : MOLLS
38
Minor leader? : URSA
39
Carving in an Egyptian tomb : SCARAB
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Relief may follow it : BAS
44
Botanist's beard : AWN
45
Unproductive : BARREN
46
Rubberneck : GAWK
47
Where cell phones don't work : DEADSPOT
49
Weed-B-Gon maker : ORTHO
50
200 milligrams : CARAT
51
Popular reference work : WIKIPEDIA
54
Match point? : ARENA
55
"Shoot!" : DARNITALL
56
Name on a truck : RYDER
57
Loser in a casino : SNAKEEYES
Down
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Opportunities to run away from home : ATBATS
2
Gustavo's good : BUENOS
3
Require : OBLIGE
4
Female role in "Chicago" : VELMA
5
"Paint the Sky With Stars" singer : ENYA
6
Suffix with proto- : ZOA
7
Abbr. on a key : ESC
8
They're back on board : REHIRES
9
City on the Permian Basin : ODESSA
10
Extend awkwardly : SPLAY
11
Sparkle : ELAN
12
Cousin of a hyena : AARDWOLF
13
Be what you're not : LIVEALIE
14
Be a night watchman? : STARGAZE
21
Manhattan ave. : LEX
23
Sudden impact : JOLT
24
First home of the University of Nevada : ELKO
27
Firm assistant, briefly : PARA
28
Couple of pizzas? : ZEES
29
Revelation exclamation : TADA
30
Work unit: Abbr. : FTLB
31
Black-and-white : SQUADCAR
32
Spent from all the conflict : WARWEARY
33
Webbed : ENSNARED
34
Generation-to-generation information : LORE
35
Poet Seeger : ALAN
37
Otherworldly one : MARTIAN
39
It's appetizing to aphids : SAP
40
What ochlophobists fear : CROWDS
41
Big-league promotional event : BATDAY
42
For some time : AWHILE
43
Drinks a toast : SKOALS
45
It's massive and relatively hot : BSTAR
46
___ Waitz, nine-time New York City Marathon winner : GRETE
48
King Claudius, e.g. : DANE
49
Artist John, known as the Cornish Wonder : OPIE
52
Malay Peninsula's Isthmus of ___ : KRA
53
Publicity : INK

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

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