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New York Times, Saturday, September 29, 2007

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 74 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0929 ( 21,144 )
Across
1
When : ASSOONAS
9
Slip covers? : BLEEPS
15
She was executed in 1917 : MATAHARI
16
100 centésimos : BALBOA
17
"Nonsense!" : THATSRIDICULOUS
19
Pentax Spotmatic, e.g., in brief : SLR
20
Boy in the comic strip "Rose Is Rose" : CLEM
21
Parents : REARS
22
Parts of many jam sessions : SOLOS
25
Minute : TEENTSY
27
African evergreen shrub : ERICA
29
Vlasic varieties : DILLS
30
Get ready to grill : LIGHTAFIRE
33
Like VCRs in the 1970s : NEW
36
Delicacy : SENSITIVENATURE
39
One-striper: Abbr. : ENS
40
Stuck with no way out : INADILEMMA
41
Kitchen pieces : TILES
43
Animal visitor to Paris in a classic children's book : BABAR
44
Cornmeal concoction : POLENTA
47
One that takes a picture? : FRAME
49
Crosses : SPANS
50
Lead, e.g. : ROLE
52
Engraved message?: Abbr. : RIP
55
"I'm not volunteering!" : HEYDONTLOOKATME
59
Ring of anatomy : AREOLE
60
Boring people : DRILLERS
61
On notice : WARNED
62
"Tonka" star, 1958 : SALMINEO
Down
1
Withdrawal figs. : AMTS
2
Joke writer for many Kennedy campaign speeches : SAHL
3
Astrological set : STARSIGNS
4
Some husk contents : OAT
5
Understanding responses : OHS
6
Pusher : NARCO
7
Botanical appendages : ARILS
8
Fries, say : SIDE
9
A telly may get it : BBC
10
Old Olympics award : LAUREL
11
Scarlett O'Hara's mother and others : ELLENS
12
W.W. II vessel : EBOAT
13
Cascades : POURS
14
Flip : SASSY
18
Comment before turning in : IMTIRED
23
Director of the Associated Press, 1900-35 : OCHS
24
Scale succession : LATI
26
Nicholas Gage title character : ELENI
27
More : ELSE
28
Tout's opposite : RIEN
29
45-Down performers : DIVAS
31
How some hats are worn : ATILT
32
Drawing, e.g. : FINEART
33
Start of some countdowns : NUMBERTEN
34
"Piece of My Heart" singer Franklin : ERMA
35
Result of regular use : WEAR
37
"Sin City" actress, 2005 : ALBA
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Stagecoach puller : TEAM
41
Body band : TENDON
42
Flat part : INSOLE
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17-Across, quaintly : PSHAW
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See 29-Down : OPERA
46
Parfait part : LAYER
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It's a big part of life : FLORA
48
Do some tune-up work on : REOIL
51
Aurora producer : OLDS
53
2002 Literature Nobelist Kertész : IMRE
54
Capital of Colombia : PESO
56
Land of "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" : NED
57
Dutch traveler's choice : KLM
58
Figure in the Sunni/Shia split : ALI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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