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New York Times, Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Advice to a base runner before leaving base

Author:
Leonard Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Leonard Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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R
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A
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B
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X
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K
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Y
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B
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D
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G
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N
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L
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D
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B
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C
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N
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L
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© 2005, The New York Times8/30/05 ( No. 20,384 )
Across
1
Congregation leader : RABBI
6
Noted movie terrier : TOTO
10
Excellent, in slang : PHAT
14
Columnist Goodman : ELLEN
15
Very top : APEX
16
Prefix in the airplane industry : AERO
17
Large antelope : ELAND
18
Numbers game : KENO
19
A bit blue : RACY
20
False rumor about seafood? : SARDINECANARD
23
Needle part : EYE
24
Whistle blower : REF
25
"Delta of Venus" author : NIN
26
Barnyard sound : BAA
29
40¢ per fifth of a mile, in New York City? : TAXISTANDARD
32
Greek earth goddess: Var. : GAIA
35
New Deal program, for short : TVA
36
C. S. Lewis's "The Chronicles of ___" : NARNIA
37
It's trapped indoors : LINT
38
Finis : END
40
Polish border river : ODER
41
Protozoan : AMOEBA
44
Preschooler : TOT
46
Guernsey, e.g., in the English Channel : ISLE
47
Holy chicken? : SACREDCOWARD
50
Disco ___, "The Simpsons" character : STU
51
A Perón : EVA
52
Timberwolves' org. : NBA
53
Onetime United rival : TWA
56
Chic scavenger? : LATESTBUZZARD
60
Usually unopened mail : SPAM
62
Eisenhower's Korean counterpart : RHEE
63
George Burns movie : OHGOD
64
St. ___, spring break mecca : PETE
65
Evening on Mt. Etna : SERA
66
Mapquest offering : ROUTE
67
Parrots : APES
68
Mince words? : EDIT
69
"Fabulous!" : SUPER
Down
1
Witherspoon of "Vanity Fair" : REESE
2
Put to rest, as fears : ALLAY
3
Proclaim loudly : BLARE
4
Not stay rigid : BEND
5
A Gandhi : INDIRA
6
Rest awhile : TAKEFIVE
7
Oil price-setting grp. : OPEC
8
Lessee : TENANT
9
Tony Blair, collegiately : OXONIAN
10
Catherine who wed Henry VIII : PARR
11
Sweat absorbers : HEADBANDS
12
Parabola, essentially : ARC
13
Play (with) : TOY
21
Queue cue : NEXT
22
Kournikova of tennis : ANNA
27
Sharon of Israel : ARIEL
28
On ___ (how pranks may be done) : ADARE
29
Spud : TATER
30
___ Domingo : SANTO
31
C-3PO, e.g., for short : DROID
32
Lens : GLASS
33
Shoot for : AIMAT
34
Immunize : INOCULATE
39
Conductor's cue, maybe : DOWNBEAT
42
Shade of red : BEET
43
Unfavorable : ADVERSE
45
Forbidden: Var. : TABU
48
Redeemed, as a check : CASHED
49
Stubble removers : RAZORS
53
Advice to a base runner before leaving base : TAGUP
54
Penned : WROTE
55
Viper : ADDER
57
Iowa college town : AMES
58
Actress Garr : TERI
59
Mao colleague : ZHOU
60
Bathroom installation : SPA
61
Get-up-and-go : PEP

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