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New York Times, Saturday, August 19, 2006

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
Site of a 1776 battle that gave New York City to the British
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Bob Peoples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Peoples. Saturday freshness: 65%
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© 2006, The New York Times8/19/6 ( No. 20,738 )
Across
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Big belt : KOPUNCH
8
Some ladies' men : GIGOLOS
15
Minnesota resource : IRONORE
16
Patent : EVIDENT
17
Team members near the infield : PITCREW
18
Looks after : TENDSTO
19
Longtime NBC inits. : SNL
20
Rave V.I.P. : DEEJAY
22
Comedian who appeared on the cover of Time, 8/15/1960 : SAHL
23
Match : BOUT
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It may pick you up : DRUG
26
___ esprit : BEL
27
Capital on the Gulf of Guinea : ACCRA
29
Former grp. of 15 : SSRS
31
Adjure : URGE
32
Yahoos : YOKELS
34
Get blitzed : TIEONEON
36
Electrical converter : POWERPACK
38
Expression of bewilderment : GOFIGURE
41
Backup singers in a 1960's R & B group : THEMGS
45
Keen : AVID
46
Minderbinder of "Catch-22" : MILO
48
Reserve : SPARE
49
Nickname of B-western actor Robert Allen : TEX
50
Boots : CANS
52
Attraction at Chicago's Field Museum : TREX
53
Name for an Irish lass : ERIN
55
One of five popes : SIXTUS
57
Select : TAP
58
Made out : MANAGED
60
Court order : ALLRISE
62
Annual White House event : EGGROLL
63
Comparatively uncomplicated : PLAINER
64
Old "Your cup of inspiration" sloganeer : NESCAFE
65
Grovel : EATDIRT
Down
1
Site of a 1776 battle that gave New York City to the British : KIPSBAY
2
Major Atlantic Ocean feeder : ORINOCO
3
Company picnic, maybe : POTLUCK
4
Pop's kin : UNC
5
L'étoile du ___, Minnesota's motto : NORD
6
Religious denomination : CREED
7
Lumberjacks : HEWERS
8
"Keep your cool" : GETAGRIP
9
Judith ___, Tony winner for "Steaming" : IVEY
10
42-Down ingredient : GIN
11
"The Wizard of ___" (short-lived Alex Trebek game show) : ODDS
12
Old Buick : LESABRE
13
Busy, busy, busy : ONTHEGO
14
Bread with nuts and raisins : STOLLEN
21
"Chill!" : JUSTRELAX
24
Chicken-hearted : TREPID
28
Sleep like ___ : ALOG
30
Center of power : SEAT
31
Discarded : UNKEPT
33
Like the Florida Straits, rarely : SWUM
35
Self-proclaimed "singing journalist" : OCHS
37
"Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" songwriter : ERICIDLE
38
Sentries : GATEMEN
39
Extra : OVERAGE
40
Necessary ingredients : FIXINGS
42
Bar order : MARTINI
43
Punk, once : GREASER
44
Authority on birds and bees? : SEXPERT
47
How some books are sold : ONTAPE
51
Roman general and dictator : SULLA
54
Fuzz buster? : NARC
55
Popular magazine : SELF
56
Plane wing part : SLAT
59
Indian state : GOA
61
Unburden : RID

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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