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New York Times, Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0918 ( 21,133 )
Across
1
Inane : DUMB
5
___ scan (biometric authentication method) : IRIS
9
Districted : ZONED
14
Cynic's comment : IBET
15
Payload delivery org. : NASA
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Beam : SMILE
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Helpful person's line : NONEEDTOTHANKME
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Spiral in space : GALAXY
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Most comfy : COZIEST
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Jazz dance : STOMP
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Vice squad arrestees, perhaps : JOHNS
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Perturbation : ALARM
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Autumn bloomer : ASTER
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With 42-Across, helpful person's line : GLADTOBEOF
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Mesa tribe : HOPI
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Philosophy of bare existence? : NUDISM
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Log-in info : USERID
41
Writer Waugh : ALEC
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See 32-Across : ASSISTANCE
46
Like good pianos and engines : TUNED
48
Levitated : AROSE
49
Versatile fabric : RAYON
51
Lives on : LASTS
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Spode ensembles : TEASETS
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Coterie : CLIQUE
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Helpful person's line : ITWASMYPLEASURE
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Popular place for 18-Down : PARIS
65
Tied up : EVEN
66
Reel in : LAND
67
With cunning : SLYLY
68
St. Andrew's Day observer : SCOT
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Virtual mart : EBAY
Down
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Small jobs for a body shop : DINGS
2
Kriegsmarine vessel : UBOAT
3
___ Park (noted lab site) : MENLO
4
Substitute players : BTEAM
5
Annual racing classic : INDY
6
Squealer : RAT
7
Prefix with tonic : ISO
8
"Hello, Dolly!" jazzman : SATCHMO
9
One of the Gabors : ZSAZSA
10
Bygone Dodge : OMNI
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Giant in footwear : NIKE
12
Graceful shaders : ELMS
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It's repellent : DEET
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Sojourners abroad, for short : EXPATS
19
Darlin' : HON
23
Elbow : JAB
24
Prospecting find : ORE
26
1989's ___ Prieta earthquake : LOMA
28
Flushing stadium : SHEA
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Having a hard time deciding : TORN
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Like "Paradise Lost" : EPIC
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Ferris wheel or bumper cars : RIDE
32
Swarm member : GNAT
33
"To Sir With Love" singer, 1967 : LULU
34
Mideast harbor city : ADEN
35
Cubes at Harrah's : DICE
36
Bother : FUSS
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___ Artois beer : STELLA
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Agrees : SAYSYES
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Sellout letters : SRO
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Lithium-___ battery : ION
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Stylish : DRESSY
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Dough producer, briefly : ATM
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Airplane seating request : AISLE
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Fowl entree : SQUAB
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___ deaf ear to : TURNA
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Not yet gentrified : SEEDY
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Much of a waitress's income : TIPS
57
And others, for short : ETAL
58
Cockeyed : AWRY
59
Clipper's sheet : SAIL
60
¢ : CENT
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Piping compound, briefly : PVC
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Fierce type, astrologically : LEO

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

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