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New York Times, Saturday, July 8, 2006

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 # 12 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0708 ( 20,696 )

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Across
1
Sonnet ender : SESTET
7
Boardwalk locale : TAJMAHAL
15
Yoga instruction : EXHALE
16
Noble and chivalrous : SQUIRELY
17
Transitional figures : APEMEN
18
Afternooners, maybe : QUICKIES
19
Ball girl : BELLE
20
Riviera, once : BUICK
21
Thanksgiving follower: Abbr. : FRI
22
Pueblo vessel : OLLA
23
Villain : MEANY
24
Nicaragua's second-largest city : LEON
25
After : ALA
26
2005 Isabel Allende novel : ZORRO
27
Something to sing : VERSE
28
Plug in overnight, maybe : RECHARGE
30
Lincoln Lab locale : MIT
31
Bowdlerizes, in a way : DESEXES
32
Debriefed group? : NUDISTS
36
___ pendens (pending lawsuit) : LIS
37
Like some guidance : PARENTAL
38
Green spot : OASIS
41
Event at which to ring necks? : RODEO
42
Fitness advocacy grp. : AMA
43
PlayStation alternative : XBOX
44
Sound studio job : REMIX
45
Bulwer-Lytton's "Eugene ___" : ARAM
46
Cowardly fellow : CUR
47
Monarchy ruled by the al-Thani family : QATAR
48
Prefix with lineal : MATRI
49
Icarus, e.g. : ASTEROID
51
Junk, so to speak : HEROIN
52
Cover again : REINSURE
53
Measure : AMOUNT
54
Support structures : TRESTLES
55
Is unacceptable : WONTDO
Down
1
Littoral line : SEABOARD
2
Booted one : EXPELLEE
3
Whups : SHELLACS
4
Marvin Gaye's record label : TAMLA
5
Robert ___ Prewitt ("From Here to Eternity" soldier) : ELEE
6
Real good-looker : TEN
7
Aid in drawing parallels? : TSQUARE
8
Time Magazine's 1986 Woman of the Year : AQUINO
9
Like some gossip : JUICY
10
Dundee of "Crocodile Dundee" : MICK
11
Sanctuary : ARK
12
What Zeus transformed Io into : HEIFER
13
Models sold from 1999 to 2004 : ALEROS
14
Essential amino acid : LYSINE
20
They might scrape bows : BERGS
23
Practices : MORES
24
Accept : LETIN
26
3-D reference provider : ZAXIS
27
Broadcast component : VIDEO
29
Screw : HELIX
30
Dye-producing gastropod : MUREX
32
Point of greatest despair : NADIR
33
Open : STARTOUT
34
Its fruit pulp is an ingredient in Worcestershire sauce : TAMARIND
35
Rear-end, e.g. : SLAMINTO
37
Hair salon stock : POMADES
38
Rural hauler : OXCART
39
Exploitative type : ABUSER
40
Incursion : SORTIE
41
Take out of circulation : RETIRE
44
Swedish diplomat Wallenberg : RAOUL
45
First first name? : AARON
47
Alphabet run : QRST
48
Management issuance : MEMO
50
Certain Coast Guard member: Abbr. : ENS
51
38-Down driver's cry : HAW

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

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