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Doug Peterson
Doug Peterson

NY Times, Sun, Mar 26, 2006  CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Doug Peterson
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 67, Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times

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Across
1
Its marquees can be fantastic! (5,6) : TIMESSQUARE
7
Soft sound from a lover's stroke on the lips (3) : COO
9
Two notes about a Florida city (5) : MIAMI
10
Helpless pelican unfortunately swallows a piece of bait (9) : INCAPABLE
11
Rose Kennedy embraces British fliers selected to serve again (9) : REDRAFTED
12
Swerve around Eastern official (5) : REEVE
13
Just butcher hurt pig (7) : UPRIGHT
15
Performed in Los Angeles (4) : SANG
18
Listen to Best Actor Oscar winner boast (4) : CROW
20
Statutory condition is found in Utah city (7) : PROVISO
23
Extreme art left half of us repulsed (5) : ULTRA
24
Rival wrongly imprisoned by stylish noble (9) : CHIVALRIC
26
Herb's box containing English coin (9) : SPEARMINT
27
Lord's misstatement, for example, withdrawn (5) : LIEGE
28
One who escaped Sodom's fate (3) : LOT
29
Intend to pursue family secret (11) : CLANDESTINE
Down
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Cooked our moist chicken (8) : TIMOROUS
2
Antivenin primarily taken by those who heal snakes (8) : MEANDERS
3
Jewish school dispenses with the archaic deity (5) : SHIVA
4
Musical group left around ten, roughly (7) : QUINTET
5
A Roman Catholic drinks in galleries (7) : ARCADES
6
Person ate boiled tongue (9) : ESPERANTO
7
Sent a message: "Hack the Mexican up on the first of December" (6) : CABLED
8
Some letters describing breakfast dish (6) : OMELET
14
Old criteria revised following end of meeting (9) : GERIATRIC
16
British prime minister recalled one Shakespearean ruler — Caesar (8) : DISRAELI
17
Real cold on Greek isle (8) : CONCRETE
19
Kansas city worked with C.I.A. (7) : WICHITA
20
Conspicuous stranger in depot (7) : POINTED
21
Greek characters sell all but one piece of seafood (6) : MUSSEL
22
Swear to piece of testimony during a trial (6) : ATTEST
25
One with a tremendous burden to shoulder finally falls short (5) : ATLAS
Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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