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New York Times, Saturday, September 27, 2003

Author:
Craig Kasper
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Craig Kasper

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Kasper. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0927 ( 19,681 )

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Across
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Phenom : HOTSHOT
8
Cars discontinued after 1931 : MODELAS
15
Choice for a hop : AIRTAXI
16
Standing guard : ONALERT
17
Real lowlifes : SLEAZES
18
Enlivens : PERKSUP
19
Some sing-along participants : SWAYERS
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Foreshadow : PRESAGE
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Marshaled : LED
22
Apply : USE
24
Save : BUT
25
Annex : ELL
26
Some suits : TWEEDS
29
Creator of the secretary Della : ERLE
30
It may be used for record-keeping : SLEEVE
32
"The Sound of Music" extra : NUN
33
Stuff : GEAR
34
Flock-related : LAIC
36
Bullet sound : PING
38
Pool table part : RAIL
41
Provision of some chips : ROM
43
Nation : PEOPLE
47
Franklin who sang "Piece of My Heart" : ERMA
48
Had something substantial : SUPPED
50
"I'm ___" : HIP
51
"Gift" to be skeptical of : ESP
52
Vezina Trophy org. : NHL
53
Prefix with posit : OVI
54
Bombardier Aerospace product : LEARJET
58
Puts on the right wavelength : ATTUNES
62
Off base, perhaps : ONLEAVE
63
"Indeed" : QUITESO
64
He played Van Doren in "Quiz Show" : FIENNES
65
Like some sources : UNNAMED
66
Encourages : FOSTERS
67
Gallery patron, maybe : ESTHETE
Down
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Troubles : HASSLES
2
Cap site : OILWELL
3
It may be worked by a tailor : TREADLE
4
Don't dash off : STAY
5
Some confusion : HAZE
6
Hedge with a guardrail to contain livestock : OXER
7
Makeup artist's supply item : TISSUE
8
Dealt with a mess, in a way : MOPPEDUP
9
Lulu : ONER
10
Be plucky enough : DARE
11
Lodge membership, maybe : ELKS
12
Park Avenue alternative : LESABRE
13
Member of the mustard family : ARUGULA
14
Character in many jokes : STPETER
23
Committee worker, maybe: Abbr. : SEN
26
Longtime power provider: Abbr. : TVA
27
Small dams : WEIRS
28
Unexpected shot : SNIPE
29
Brand in the freezer : EGGO
31
Cinders of old comics : ELLA
35
Olivia in "Twelfth Night," e.g. : COUNTESS
37
James Fenimore Cooper's "___ Myers" : NED
38
Easily recite : REELOFF
39
Hall with a mike : ARSENIO
40
Runs through : IMPALES
42
Race abbr. : MPH
44
Pronunciation key representation : PHONEME
45
Concert recording, e.g. : LIVESET
46
Show piece? : EPISODE
49
Mouthwash target : PLAQUE
55
It'll allow you to keep your place : RENT
56
Young women's magazine : JANE
57
At all : EVER
59
Ale holders : TUNS
60
Feature of some glasses : TINT
61
"___, We Love Thee" (song) : UTAH

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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