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New York Times, Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Author:
Lee Glickstein and Craig Kasper
Editor:
Will Shortz
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60685001
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1.60100
Lee Glickstein
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1.58211
Craig Kasper

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {GQ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Kasper. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: The answers to the 13 starred clues have something in common.
Jim Horne notes:

They are all Broadway musicals.

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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0926 ( 21,141 )
Across
1
*Stone in Hollywood : OLIVER
7
*Home for Will Rogers and Garth Brooks : OKLAHOMA
15
1950s All-Star outfielder Minnie : MINOSO
16
*What some unscrupulous e-businesses do? : SPAMALOT
17
Arthurian paradise : AVALON
18
Bejeweled pendant : LAVALIER
19
*Torn : RENT
20
Regatta crew leaders : COXES
21
Govt. code-breaking group : NSA
22
Wish to take back : RUE
23
Song syllable : TRA
25
U.S. mil. medal : DSC
27
Whence the line "A soft answer turneth away wrath" : PROVERBS
31
*Extremely narrow winning margin : HAIR
35
*Kind of club : CABARET
37
Mother of Queen Elizabeth I : ANNE
38
Lingerie shade : ECRU
41
*A Perón : EVITA
42
Mercury model : LYNX
43
TV Dr. of note : PHIL
44
*Student of Dr. Pangloss : CANDIDE
46
*Lover of Radames : AIDA
47
Like some nursery care : NEONATAL
50
Cape Town's country: Abbr. : RSA
53
Oz. and kg. : WTS
54
Washington ballplayer, briefly : NAT
56
Study : DEN
59
Class ___ : CLOWN
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*Renown : FAME
63
Nullify : OVERRIDE
65
Air ___ : JORDAN
67
*Site of much horsing around? : CAROUSEL
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Architectural decoration : FRIEZE
69
*Perform ostentatiously : SHOWBOAT
70
*Destiny : KISMET
Down
1
Astrologer Sydney : OMARR
2
Meet, as expectations, with "to" : LIVEUP
3
Goofier : INANER
4
Battery unit : VOLT
5
That, in Tijuana : ESO
6
Friend of Harry and Hermione : RON
7
Capital near the 60th parallel : OSLO
8
2001 film set in a mental institution : KPAX
9
Washed : LAVED
10
Collect : AMASS
11
Anthropomorphic cinema computer : HAL
12
Lena of "Chocolat" : OLIN
13
Place to which Bart Simpson makes prank calls : MOES
14
Gillette brand : ATRA
20
Dodge on the road : CARAVAN
23
New Deal program, for short : TVA
24
Renaissance instrument : REBEC
26
Home in the Alps : CHALET
28
Eyepiece : OCULAR
29
Curer of feta cheese : BRINE
30
Lay : SETDOWN
32
Even one : ANY
33
Wayfarer's stop : INN
34
King's title : REX
36
Sully : TAINT
38
Clean Air Act org. : EPA
39
The Bears, on scoreboards : CHI
40
Completely free : RID
45
Some "Law & Order" figs. : DAS
48
Ancient garland : ANADEM
49
Kind of class : LAMAZE
51
Cancel : SCRUB
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___ Viejo (California city near Laguna Beach) : ALISO
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Creed element : TENET
56
Medics : DOCS
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Cole Porter's "Well, Did You ___?" : EVAH
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"Quo Vadis" role : NERO
60
Old music halls : ODEA
61
Result of a whipping : WELT
62
End-of-wk. times : FRIS
64
Big fight : ROW
65
1991 film directed by 1-Across : JFK
66
"Either he goes ___ go!" : ORI

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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