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New York Times, Monday, September 3, 2007

65-Across : Pal

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 40 for Ms. Keller.
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Y
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O
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G
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A
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A
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T
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T
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I
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C
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D
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O
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C
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K
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L
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L
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L
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N
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C
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U
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P
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R
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F
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W
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P
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© 2007, The New York Times9/3/07 ( No. 21,118 )
Across
1
Exercises sometimes done cross-legged : YOGA
5
Basement's opposite : ATTIC
10
Place for a ship to come in : DOCK
14
Rightmost bridge position : EAST
15
Grand Canyon transport : BURRO
16
Western native : OTOE
17
Base for turkey stuffing, often : STALEBREAD
19
Wagering parlors, for short : OTBS
20
Madison Square Garden is one : ARENA
21
On ___ (when challenged) : ADARE
22
J. R. of "Dallas" : EWING
25
Leave furtively : STEALAWAY
28
Taoism founder : LAOTSE
30
New Balance competitor : ADIDAS
31
Opposed to : ANTI
32
They're seen at marble tournaments : AGATES
35
What the easiest path offers : LEASTRESISTANCE
41
Waiting to be mailed : UNSENT
42
"O.G. Original Gangster" rapper : ICET
43
Items in a "bank" : PHONES
46
Off-course : ERRANT
48
Long-lasting housetop : SLATEROOF
51
Thrill : ELATE
52
Appointed : NAMED
53
Native of Tehran : IRANI
55
"___ cost you!" : ITLL
56
Sob stories : TALESOFWOE
61
Orange throwaway : PEEL
62
Miserable weather : SLEET
63
Cash drawer : TILL
64
This, to Tomás : ESTO
65
Pal : KIDDO
66
Cherry throwaway : STEM
Down
1
"Sure thing!" : YES
2
Morsel for Dobbin : OAT
3
Overseer of govt. office bldgs. : GSA
4
Legendary sunken island : ATLANTIS
5
French cleric : ABBE
6
Blinkers signal them : TURNS
7
"My ___" (dinner host's offer) : TREAT
8
Levin who wrote "Rosemary's Baby" : IRA
9
Fish-and-chips fish : COD
10
Thingamajig : DOODAD
11
Canada's capital : OTTAWA
12
Snake charmers' snakes : COBRAS
13
"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" author Ken : KESEY
18
Work units : ERGS
21
Preferred invitees : ALIST
22
Carrier to Tel Aviv : ELAL
23
Decrease gradually : WANE
24
Greek "I" : IOTA
26
Have a home-cooked meal, say : EATIN
27
"___ Fideles" : ADESTE
29
Salary recipient : EARNER
33
Painting surface : GESSO
34
Enzyme ending : ASE
36
Like a good-sounding piano : TUNED
37
Emergency military transports : AIRLIFTS
38
Annual hoops championship organizer, for short : NCAA
39
Penny : CENT
40
Suffix with marion : ETTE
43
Stack in a kitchen cabinet : PLATES
44
"To be or not to be" speaker : HAMLET
45
Verdi opera : OTELLO
47
City near Lake Tahoe : RENO
48
Relative of the sandpiper : SNIPE
49
Lubricated : OILED
50
Emancipated : FREED
54
Regarding : ASTO
56
"Naughty, naughty!" : TSK
57
"Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee" boxer : ALI
58
___ and wisdom : WIT
59
Bullring shout : OLE
60
Shade tree : ELM

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later.

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