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New York Times, Monday, August 17, 2009

With 51-Across, roles for 17-, 38- and 62-Across

Author:
Mike Buckley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Buckley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {PQ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Buckley.
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© 2009, The New York Times8/17/09 ( No. 21,832 )

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Across
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Container for serving wine : CARAFE
7
Kindergarten learning : ABCS
11
Sounds during backrubs : AHS
14
Witty : CLEVER
15
Lunch or dinner : MEAL
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Gift at Honolulu airport : LEI
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Norse war god : TYR
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Treasury secretary Geithner : TIM
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___ guy (one who gets things done) : GOTO
22
Flank : SIDE
23
Drinking cup : CHALICE
26
With 51-Across, roles for 17-, 38- and 62-Across : BATMAN
28
Big part of an elephant : EAR
29
Jacob's first wife : LEAH
32
Pictures at a hospital : XRAYS
33
City on the Black Sea : ODESSA
36
Actress Zellweger : RENEE
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Theater walkway : AISLE
43
Came out with : ISSUED
45
Solar phenomenon : FLARE
48
Laudatory poems : ODES
50
A pair : TWO
51
See 26-Across : JOKERS
53
Chinese blossom : TEAROSE
56
Big name in elevators : OTIS
57
Fashionable : CHIC
60
Official with a whistle : REF
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___ Tin Tin : RIN
62
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"i" topper : DOT
67
French eleven : ONZE
68
Mark slightly longer than a hyphen : ENDASH
69
___-cone : SNO
70
Be overrun (with) : TEEM
71
Declares emphatically : SAYSSO
Down
1
Roman 300 : CCC
2
Ginger ___ : ALE
3
Place to pull over : RESTAREA
4
Be of help to : AVAIL
5
Physicist Enrico : FERMI
6
Flub : ERR
7
Bullets and BBs : AMMO
8
Borscht vegetable : BEET
9
Chocolate substitute : CAROB
10
___-mo : SLO
11
Nissan sedan : ALTIMA
12
Period of one's prime : HEYDAY
13
Fire truck sounds : SIRENS
18
Double curve : OGEE
22
Emphasize : STRESS
23
Pooh-bah hired by a board of directors : CEO
24
Muslim's pilgrimage : HADJ
25
Family groups : CLANS
27
Leaps in ice-skating : AXELS
30
Like parabolas : ARCED
31
When doubled, a villain's chuckle : HEH
34
Close calls, perhaps : SCARES
35
One taking to the slopes : SKIER
37
Static, e.g. : NOISE
39
Nobel Prize-winning U.N. workers' grp. : ILO
40
On empty : OUTOFGAS
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6:30 p.m. broadcast : NEWS
44
Female deer : DOE
45
Norwegian coastal features : FJORDS
46
Skin soother : LOTION
47
Like : AKINTO
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Draw like Albrecht Dürer : ETCH
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Where the action is : SCENE
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Where the action is : ARENA
55
Helen who sang "I Am Woman" : REDDY
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Jimi Hendrix's "Purple ___" : HAZE
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See 62-Down : ITEM
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With 59-Down, something flying off the shelves : HOT
63
___ États-Unis : LES
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Double curve : ESS
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Letter between pi and sigma : RHO

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