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New York Times, Thursday, September 16, 2010

Author:
Joey Weissbrot, Brown University '11
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joey Weissbrot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Weissbrot. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: BROWN CROSSWORD WEEK — Every crossword this week has been created by a member of the Puzzling Association of Brown University.
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0916 ( 22,227 )
Across
1
Dive : JOINT
6
Kind of screen : IMAX
10
Guarantor of many bank loans to cos. : SBA
13
First Greek-American vice president : AGNEW
14
Condé Nast title : SELF
15
Retro hairstyle : SHAG
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Site of a memorable 1989 impromptu performance by 50-Across : BERLINWALL
18
Lake ___, head of the Blue Nile : TANA
19
"Didn't I tell you?" : SEE
20
Stocking stuffer? : TOE
21
Famous Olde Tyme brand : BARQS
22
Prized possession of 50-Across : STRADIVARIUS
26
Actress Anne : HECHE
29
Option after six months, say : RENEW
30
What le gendarme enforces : LOI
31
Joyful damsel's cry : MYHERO
33
Director of "Eat Drink Man Woman" : ANGLEE
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Approval indicator : SEAL
36
City on the Arkansas River : TULSA
38
Off : AWRY
41
Isn't alert : SLEEPS
43
Its symbol is "X" : STRIKE
45
Top-notch : ACE
47
Ogre : BRUTE
49
"I'll see you in the parking lot!" : ITSON
50
20th-century master of the [circled letters] : ROSTROPOVICH
53
Lots of, slangily : MUCHO
54
Tolkien's Treebeard, e.g. : ENT
55
"Ti ___" ("I love you," in Italian) : AMO
58
Tommie of the 1969 World Series Mets : AGEE
59
Birthplace of 50-Across : AZERBAIJAN
63
Polonius, for one : DANE
64
Loch Lomond lovely : LASS
65
Charleston or lindy, once : CRAZE
66
Live : ARE
67
Shanghai's ___ 2010 : EXPO
68
Stan Getz's instruments : SAXES
Down
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Pointed comments : JABS
2
Arch type : OGEE
3
About : INRE
4
"___ mezzo del cammin di nostra vita": Dante : NEL
5
Forum for 140-character messages : TWITTER
6
"No lie!" : ISWEAR
7
"Cry ___ River" : MEA
8
The works : ALL
9
Former sports org. with the teams Hitmen and Rage : XFL
10
Puppeteer with 12 Emmys : SHARILEWIS
11
Ghost in "Macbeth" : BANQUO
12
Sports legend with the autobiography "Open" : AGASSI
15
"You are here" symbol : STAR
17
Neither's partner : NOR
21
Sob : BAWL
22
Beach home? : SHELL
23
Gives a hand : DEALSTO
24
Places for guests : INNS
25
Home of Bally's and the Venetian : VEGAS
26
Horatio Nelson's ___ Victory : HMS
27
Observe : EYE
28
"Bullitt" has a famous one : CHASESCENE
32
Alamogordo's county : OTERO
34
The so-called "blue marble" : EARTH
37
"___ and away!" : UPUP
39
Early Fox rival : RKO
40
Its symbol is a "Y" with two horizontal lines through it : YEN
42
River through Castile and León : EBRO
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Some tiny mints : TICTACS
45
Force defeated in 1588 : ARMADA
46
Old Mercury : COUGAR
48
Really : EVERSO
51
You, once : THEE
52
Like Brahms's Piano Trio No. 1 : INB
55
Greek warrior : AJAX
56
Big garden project : MAZE
57
Till compartment : ONES
59
Pintful, perhaps : ALE
60
Slate-cutting tool : ZAX
61
Ability to pick things up : ESP
62
401(k) alternative : IRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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