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New York Times, Monday, August 4, 2008

13-Across : 1945 battle site with a flag-raising

Author:
Oliver Hill
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Oliver Hill

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 43 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Hill.
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© 2008, The New York Times8/4/08 ( No. 21,454 )

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Across
1
Christmas drink : NOG
4
Little bit, as of color : DAB
7
___ de plume : NOM
10
T.L.C. giver : MOM
13
1945 battle site with a flag-raising : IWOJIMA
15
Like waves on a shore : EROSIVE
17
One offering kudos : HONORER
18
Mountain climbers' tools : ICEAXES
19
Books for jotting down appointments : WEEKLYPLANNERS
21
Lendee's note : IOU
22
Pretentious : ARTY
23
Hospital imaging devices : CATSCANNERS
31
Author Wharton : EDITH
32
Not rot : KEEP
33
Hip-hop greetings : YOS
36
Cruise around the Web : NETSURF
39
Award won by Roger Clemens seven times : CYYOUNG
41
General on Chinese menus : TSO
42
Word before ring or swing : MOOD
44
Miniature hooter : OWLET
45
Burping and slurping in public : POORMANNERS
48
Moments, in brief : SECS
52
___ Lingus : AER
53
Places for antiwar slogans : PROTESTBANNERS
61
Case for an otologist : EARACHE
62
Say "Sure, why not?" : GOALONG
64
Invites to a movie, say : ASKSOUT
65
Ralph who wrote "Invisible Man" : ELLISON
66
Florida island : KEY
67
Opposite of SSW : NNE
68
Nutritional stat. : RDA
69
___ Dhabi, Persian Gulf port : ABU
Down
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Biomedical research org. : NIH
2
"Man, that hurts!" : OWOW
3
All used up : GONE
4
Dagger : DIRK
5
Earhart who was the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic : AMELIA
6
Subatomic particle made of three quarks : BARYON
7
Young of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young : NEIL
8
Killer whale : ORCA
9
Big name in faucets : MOEN
10
The 7-Up in a 7 and 7 : MIXER
11
Conspicuous : OVERT
12
Like dorm rooms, often : MESSY
14
Quarterback Namath : JOE
16
Yemen's capital : SANA
20
The Sex Pistols' genre : PUNK
23
¢ : CENT
24
Juice drinks : ADES
25
Marshal ___, Yugoslavian hero : TITO
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Ave. crossers : STS
27
___ change : CHUMP
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The Common Market: Abbr. : EEC
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Playa del ___, Calif. : REY
30
Watch through binoculars, say : SPYON
33
Christmas : YULE
34
Lollapalooza : ONER
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Bilko and Pepper: Abbr. : SGTS
37
A. A. Milne baby : ROO
38
Rock's ___ Fighters : FOO
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Have the rights to : OWN
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Lacking color : DRAB
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Scanty : MEAGER
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Gov. Schwarzenegger : ARNOLD
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Command to Fido : SPEAK
49
Wipe out : ERASE
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Like the taste of some bad wine : CORKY
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Subway stops: Abbr. : STAS
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Supply-and-demand subj. : ECON
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Ostracize : SHUN
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French bean? : TETE
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"The Lion King" daughter : NALA
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Priest who raised Samuel : ELI
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Sub ___ (secretly) : ROSA
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One looking down on the "little people" : SNOB
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Wildebeest : GNU

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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