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New York Times, Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Author:
Jayne and Alex Boisvert
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alex Boisvert

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Boisvert. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Boisvert. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0829 ( 21,113 )
Across
1
Steering wheel option : TILT
5
Superior to : ABOVE
10
Pacific island nation : FIJI
14
Gas leak evidence : ODOR
15
20 Mule Team compound : BORAX
16
Canadian dollar bird : LOON
17
Nativity trio : MAGI
18
Ain't grammatical? : ARENT
19
Wilson of "Zoolander" : OWEN
20
Expresses scorn : THUMBSONESNOSE
22
Means' partner : WAYS
23
Swiss artist Paul : KLEE
24
Early TV comic Louis : NYE
26
Blowhard's speech : SCREED
29
1966 Rolling Stones hit : UNDERMYTHUMB
34
Give a keynote : ORATE
35
Eco-friendly : GREEN
36
Author Fleming : IAN
37
Hose woes : RUNS
38
Nymph of Greek myth : NAIAD
39
___ breve : ALLA
40
Upper-left key : ESC
41
Prison-related : PENAL
42
Prefix with task : MULTI
43
Scan : THUMBTHROUGH
45
Start a new hand : REDEAL
46
Part of H.R.H. : HER
47
Tubular pasta : ZITI
48
Place to dock : QUAY
51
Human hand characteristic : OPPOSABLETHUMB
57
In good shape : TRIM
58
Rhone feeder : SAONE
59
Back muscles, for short : LATS
60
Loafing : IDLE
61
Word before tube or self : INNER
62
Neutral shade : ECRU
63
Face, slangily : PUSS
64
They may be the pits : SEEDS
65
Percolate : SEEP
Down
1
Barnum midget : TOMTHUMB
2
Actress Lupino and others : IDAS
3
Business card graphic : LOGO
4
Tchotchkes : TRINKETS
5
Brought down : ABASED
6
Held up : BORNE
7
Creme-filled snack : OREO
8
U-Haul rentals : VANS
9
Like some warranties : EXTENDED
10
Lapel insert : FLOWER
11
Corn Belt state : IOWA
12
"Friends" spinoff : JOEY
13
Roadside stops : INNS
21
Gen. Robert ___ : ELEE
25
Nikkei average currency : YEN
26
It may stick out : SORETHUMB
27
Pie part : CRUST
28
Dressing choice : RANCH
29
Dickens's ___ Heep : URIAH
30
Boortz of talk radio : NEAL
31
___ Lacs, Minn. : MILLE
32
Big Three meeting place : YALTA
33
Kind of sketch : THUMBNAIL
35
What a prisoner's tattoo may signify : GANG
38
Anxiety may be a symptom of it : NEUROSIS
39
Quarterbacks' play changes : AUDIBLES
41
Rue Morgue's creator : POE
42
Prefix with physics : META
44
Rappers' skill : RHYMES
45
Stair parts : RISERS
47
Stopped listening, with "out" : ZONED
48
Swab name : QTIP
49
Pakistani tongue : URDU
50
Has a fever, say : AILS
52
Plexiglas unit : PANE
53
Corn bread : PONE
54
Queen Anne's ___ : LACE
55
To be, in France : ETRE
56
Encouraging sign : THUMBSUP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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