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New York Times, Friday, September 14, 2007

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite
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G
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O
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0914 ( 21,129 )
Across
1
What you might do at the beach : GOFORADIP
10
Lethargy : SOPOR
15
Early inhabitant : ABORIGINE
16
Light smoke : CLARO
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Choked up : VERKLEMPT
18
This is a test : ASSAY
19
Shaw who led the Gramercy Five : ARTIE
20
Muscleman with a 1980s cartoon series : MRT
21
Old-time actress Crabtree : LOTTA
22
Subject of interest in the question "Who are you wearing?" : GOWN
23
Modern-day monarch, for short : QEII
24
Register : ENROL
25
Brian known for 33-Across music : ENO
26
John who succeeded Pierre Trudeau as Canadian P.M. : TURNER
28
Uris hero : ARI
29
Comment after getting something : AHA
30
Waves with long wavelengths? : TSUNAMIS
33
See 25-Across : AMBIENT
37
"Ash Wednesday" writer : TSELIOT
38
Starry-eyed : QUIXOTIC
40
Movie villain voiced by Douglas Rain : HAL
41
Miss ___ : USA
42
Spell checker? : AMULET
44
Indian viceroy's authority : RAJ
47
Damascus V.I.P. : ASSAD
50
Eventful times : ERAS
51
"Take ___ the River" (Talking Heads hit) : METO
52
Geometric prefix : TETRA
53
Kip spender : LAO
54
Spanish kitties : GATOS
55
Jerk : IDIOT
56
Doesn't support a conspiracy theory? : ACTSALONE
58
Deleted part : CURSE
59
Oslo Accords concern : GAZASTRIP
60
Gear : SPEED
61
Frank Zappa or Dizzy Gillespie feature : SOULPATCH
Down
1
Forced feeding, as with a tube : GAVAGE
2
Moon of Uranus named for a Shakespearean character : OBERON
3
Like a romantic dinner : FORTWO
4
Big name in pest control : ORKIN
5
Get to : RILE
6
Jazz ___ : AGE
7
Certain switch : DIMMER
8
Available : INPRINT
9
Small in the biggest way? : PETTIEST
10
100 to 1, e.g. : SCALE
11
Actress Nancy of "Sunset Boulevard" : OLSON
12
Sandwich filler : PASTRAMI
13
Church piece : ORATORIO
14
Old Tory : ROYALIST
23
Fundamental energy units : QUANTA
26
"Vincent & ___" (1990 Robert Altman film) : THEO
27
Dailies, in the movie biz : RUSHES
29
___-en-Provence, France : AIX
31
Groomed : NEAT
32
Word before and after "in" : ALL
33
Swimming, surfboarding, etc. : AQUATICS
34
Uncombed : MUSSEDUP
35
Whitewall, maybe : BIASTIRE
36
Delays : TIMELAGS
39
Largest of the ABC islands : CURACAO
43
"The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao" philosopher : LAOTZU
44
"Touché!" elicitor : RETORT
45
Not accented : ATONIC
46
Important figure in the Gospels : JOSEPH
48
Faulkner's "___ for Emily" : AROSE
49
Out : DATED
51
1945 conference site for Roosevelt and Churchill : MALTA
54
One might fight to the last one : GASP
57
Sonny's partner in "Dog Day Afternoon" : SAL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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