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New York Times, Thursday, August 23, 2007

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 39 Missing: {FHJMQYZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite
Note: This was published as a uniclue puzzle in print.
All the clues appear in a single list, combining Across and Down.
When two answers share a number, they also share a clue.
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0823 ( 21,107 )
Clues
1
Obstruction at the entrance to a cave, maybe : BOULDER / BOLDER
2
Rarely used golf club : ONEIRON
3
Picture on a $50 bill : USGRANT
4
Drip, say : LEAK
5
Seventh-century year : DCL
6
Want ad abbr. : EOE
7
Some needle holders, for short : RNS
8
Like jail cells : BARRED / BARD
9
Makes like : APES
10
Connecticut or Colorado: Abbr. : RIV
11
Touch up, as a painting : RESTORE
12
Country named for its location on the globe : ECUADOR
13
Bring down : DEPRESS
14
Having hit a double : ONSECOND
15
Neuter : DESEX
16
For one : APIECE
17
Party of the first part and party of the second part, e.g. : LEGALESE
18
Gets going : REVSUP
19
Weapon in old hand-to-hand fighting : DIRK
20
Does some yard work : SODS
21
One famously begins "O Wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn's being" : ODE
22
Carcinogenic substance : TAR
23
Victorian ___ : ERA
24
Headquartered : BASED / BASTE
25
Lowers the cuffs on, maybe : ALTERS
26
Legis. period : SESS
27
Point to : BODE / BOWED
28
Wood of the Rolling Stones : RON
29
___ Nikolaevich, last czarevitch of Russia : ALEXEI
30
Queen of France in Shakespeare's "Henry V" : ISABEL
31
Rich Spanish decorations : OROS
32
Big blasts, informally : NTESTS
33
Duck down : EIDER
34
Tailors : SEWERS
35
Social register listees : ELITE
36
Residents: Suffix : ITES
37
Seat at a hootenanny : BALE / BAIL
38
Place for a guard : BORDER / BOARDER
39
Recondite : OBSCURE
40
Shoulder muscle : ROTATOR
41
Tolerates : ABIDES
42
Logged : ENTERED
43
Singer who founded Reprise Records : SINATRA
44
Letter before Peter in old radio lingo : OBOE
45
Bygone council : SOVIET
46
Donations at some clinics : OVA
47
Essential : VITAL
48
"___ for nest" : NIS
49
Accent : STRESS
50
NASA subj. : ASTR
51
French town : VILLE
52
Contents of some shells : TNT
53
Audio equipment pioneer : RCA
54
Wiped out : BEAT / BEET
55
Verb of which "sum" is a form : ESSE
56
Campsite visitor : BEAR / BARE
57
Job specifications : DUTIES
58
___ B. Wells, early civil rights advocate : IDA
59
Individually : ALACARTE
60
Race unit : LAP
61
Blood type letters : ABO
62
Calculator button : COS
63
Wears down : ERODES
64
Work force : LABORERS
65
Grade again : RERATE
66
Pretended to be : POSEDAS

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

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