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New York Times, Thursday, August 27, 2009

Author:
Derek Bowman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Derek Bowman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Bowman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0827 ( 21,842 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Moccasin adornment : BEAD
5
Faux pas : SLIP
9
Took ___ (went swimming) : ADIP
13
With 14-Across, Nancy Lopez and Annika Sorenstam have each won this several times : LPGA
14
See 13-Across : TITLE
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Russo who co-starred in "The Thomas Crown Affair" : RENE
17
Literary lead role for Gregory Peck in 1956 : AHAB
18
Run ___ of : AFOUL
19
Clinched : ICED
20
Alphabet trio : NOP
21
Keyboard key : ALT
22
Boot feature : TOE
24
Singer Corinne Bailey ___ : RAE
25
Bring into being : CREATE
27
Intros : OPENERS
29
New York's ___ Institute (art school) : PRATT
32
Straying : ERRANT
33
Brother-and-sister dancing duo : ASTAIRES
36
Out on the water : ASEA
37
C7H5N3O6 : TNT
38
Foolish chatter : PRATTLE
41
Educ. course in which grammar and idioms are taught : ESL
42
Verified, in a way : IDED
44
Most merciless : CRUELEST
46
Stereo component : PREAMP
49
Those against : ANTIS
50
Joins : SOLDERS
52
First row : DESIGN
56
Online gasp : OMG
57
"You're the ___" (Cole Porter classic) : TOP
58
Popular ISP : AOL
59
Brazilian hot spot : RIO
60
___ Beach, Fla. : VERO
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Muscle connector : SINEW
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Fourth row : HEAD
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Paradise lost : EDEN
66
Have a hankering : YEARN
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Suffix akin to -trix : ENNE
68
Comedic star Martha : RAYE
69
Many August babies : LEOS
70
Guinea pigs, maybe : PETS
Down
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Mont ___ : BLANC
2
Ancient Spartan magistrate : EPHOR
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Wide open : AGAPE
4
Fifth row : DAB
5
Result of poor ventilation : STALEAIR
6
Boost : LIFT
7
Japanese butler in "Auntie Mame" : ITO
8
Mickey Mouse's puppy pal : PLUTO
9
Shipping magnate Onassis : ARI
10
Shrinks : DECREASES
11
Passionately : INEARNEST
12
Support for the arts? : PEDESTAL
15
Act without the parents' blessings, say : ELOPE
21
"Don't go in there! It's ___!" : ATRAP
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Always, poetically : EER
26
Fitting : APT
28
Lobby in a D.C. building? : NRA
30
___ II razor : TRAC
31
Neon ___ : TETRA
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Gene Roddenberry-inspired sci-fi series : ANDROMEDA
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Metallic shade, in Sheffield : STEELGREY
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Knock out : STUN
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Upsets : TIPSOVER
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Disappointments : LETDOWNS
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Architect Saarinen : ELIEL
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Third or sixth row : DAD
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Suffix akin to -trix : ESS
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Intersected : MET
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Like plain text : PROSY
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Second row : SPIEL
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Classic Broadway musical with the song "Alice Blue Gown" : IRENE
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Bigger than big : GIANT
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Intersecting points : NODES
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Aviation-related : AERO
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Seventh row : ONE
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Edinburgh refusal : NAE
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Up on things, daddy-o : HEP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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