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New York Times, Friday, August 8, 2008

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite
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C
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0808 ( 21,458 )
Across
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Many a stuntman's sequence : CHASE
6
TV series featuring a robotic dog named K-9 : DOCTORWHO
15
Revived : REDUX
16
Something to chew on : SOLIDFOOD
17
Completely lose it : ERUPT
18
Waiting for the starting gun, say : ONONEKNEE
19
Gondolier, e.g. : POLER
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Very : SAME
21
Seasonal sound : BRR
22
Pump alternative : TSTRAP
24
Kitchen gizmo : PARER
27
Termagant : SCOLD
30
Sold all one's stock? : RANOUT
33
Bouncing off the walls : DELIRIOUS
37
Title castle town of book and film : ZENDA
38
Catching a few z's : ADOZE
39
Jed's first chief of staff on "The West Wing" : LEO
40
Soup pastas : ORZOS
41
Jackknifed, e.g. : DIVED
42
Causes of some breakouts : ALLERGENS
44
Cause of fatigue : ANEMIA
46
Not get involved : SITBY
47
Paving stones : SETTS
49
Out : OLDHAT
53
With 55-Across, campus hangout : REC
55
See 53-Across : HALL
58
Surface : ARISE
59
1985 Golden Globe-nominated role for Eddie Murphy : AXELFOLEY
62
Drop shots : DINKS
63
Without assistance in a fight : MANOAMANO
64
Split up : ENDIT
65
Not applied neatly : SMEAREDON
66
One side in an informal game : SKINS
Down
1
Proceeded with caution : CREPT
2
Alternatives to wraps : HEROS
3
Ticket category : ADULT
4
Hit 2004 Morgan Spurlock documentary : SUPERSIZEME
5
It might turn a B into an A : EXTRACREDIT
6
U.K. decorations : DSOS
7
1998 biography subtitled "Living in the Shadows" : OONA
8
Not tread lightly : CLOMP
9
Conductor's bane : TINEAR
10
Dedicated lines : ODE
11
1960s atty. gen. : RFK
12
Got beaten by two people? : WONBRONZE
13
Crop cropper : HOER
14
The Szczecin Lagoon is an extension of its mouth : ODER
23
Food often described using the number of fingers it takes to eat it : POI
25
Cutting-edge technology? : RAZORBLADES
26
Jolt, e.g. : ENERGYDRINK
28
1970 hit with the lyric "Girls will be boys and boys will be girls" : LOLA
29
Old-fashioned argument enders : DUELS
31
Soup pasta : UDON
32
News source beginning in 1925 : TASS
33
Early pop? : DADA
34
___ chief (publ. honcho) : EDIN
35
Shoot with steam? : LOVESCENE
36
Helpless performances? : SOLI
43
Historical war zone: Abbr. : ETO
45
In : ATHOME
48
Introductory course? : SALAD
50
"Thug" and "loot" derive from it : HINDI
51
Make an opening offer? : ASKIN
52
Some cricket matches : TESTS
53
Ones going head to head? : RAMS
54
It might be required for entrance : EXAM
56
"You're not famous until my mother has heard of you" quipper : LENO
57
Mary who founded Mount Holyoke College : LYON
60
"Mahalo nui ___" ("Thank you very much," in Hilo) : LOA
61
Considerably : FAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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