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New York Times, Friday, September 28, 2001

Product originally called Dr. Bunting's Sunburn Remedy

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GJ} Scrabble average: 2.02 This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Gordon.
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© 2001, The New York Times9/28/01 ( No. 18,952 )
Across
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Steamy, say : RATEDR
7
Excuses : LETSOFF
14
Shelley poem : ADONAIS
16
Looked for : AWAITED
17
Stick over : REPASTE
18
Product originally called Dr. Bunting's Sunburn Remedy : NOXZEMA
19
Jack of "Rio Lobo" : ELAM
20
Sci-fi conventioneer, perhaps : TREKKIE
22
Trimmer : RAZOR
24
Quadrant separators : AXES
25
Manche's capital : STLO
29
Neighbor of N.Y. : QUE
30
"NO" follower : PQR
31
City on the Yangtze : WUHAN
32
Hangout : PURLIEU
34
State capital about 60 miles from Manhattan : TOPEKA
35
According to : ALA
36
Person who should know : INSIDER
38
Big ___ : BEN
39
Cutting : BARBED
41
1988 Heisman Trophy winner : SANDERS
43
Units of 0's and 1's : BYTES
44
___City (game) : SIM
45
"Can't Get It Out of My Head" grp. : ELO
46
Heckle : RAZZ
47
Stiff hair : SETA
48
"Shakespeare in Love" Oscar winner : DENCH
51
Most repulsive : ICKIEST
54
Grease gun's target : AXLE
55
Cosmo offering : SEXQUIZ
58
Angolan currency units : KWANZAS
60
Like NaNO2 in H2O : SOLUBLE
61
Grogshops : SALOONS
62
Gives away : REVEALS
63
Crew team member nearest the stern : STROKE
Down
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More enticing, to a philatelist : RARER
2
"A Passage to India" woman : ADELA
3
Citrine : TOPAZQUARTZ
4
Fill with ardour : ENAMOUR
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Some Security Council votes : DAS
6
"Norma Rae" director : RITT
7
Less fat : LANKER
8
Dwellers on the moon of Endor : EWOKS
9
One with a checkered past, possibly : TAXI
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Judges : SIZESUP
11
Suffix with Capri : OTE
12
Like the Span. armada? : FEM
13
H.H.S. division : FDA
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Bright wraps : SERAPES
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Fine : EXQUISITE
23
Hangs (on) : RELIES
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Place to find alligators in New York City : THEBRONXZOO
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Limnologists study them : LAKES
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John Synge poem "___ Anniversary" : ONAN
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Expressed : WORDED
32
Costa del Sol attraction : PLAYA
33
Polit. label : IND
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Taps time : TEN
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Certain dict. entry : ABBR
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Patterned fabrics : DAMASKS
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Pinochle-like game : BEZIQUE
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"Pollyanna" writer ___ H. Porter : ELEANOR
44
Confiscates : SEIZES
47
Trade : SKILL
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Metal-on-metal sound : CLANK
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1946 Literature Nobelist : HESSE
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Santiago de ___ : CUBA
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First word of "Jabberwocky" : TWAS
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Azer. or Lith., once : SSR
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Classified ad inits. : EOE
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Year in Claudius's reign : XLV
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High, in music : ALT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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