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New York Times, Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Formulator of the law of universal gravitation

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JMQXZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times1/11/05 ( No. 20,153 )

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Across
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Nasty habits : VICES
6
Homes for hermanos y hermanas : CASAS
11
"Dracula" creature : BAT
14
Blaze of glory : ECLAT
15
African wader : HIPPO
16
Emissions watchdog: Abbr. : EPA
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See 29-Across : TEETOTALLER
19
Dollop : DAB
20
Redder, as a tomato : RIPER
21
Empire State Building style : ARTDECO
23
Butcher's cut : LOIN
25
Bigheads : EGOS
27
Repeat performance? : ECHO
28
Semicircle : ARC
29
Beginning of a daffy-nition of 17-Across : ONEWHOTAKES
32
Winter warmer : SCARF
34
Discover : LEARN
35
Paid respect to : SALUTED
38
A cheap way to fly : STANDBY
42
Kisses in Castile : BESOS
44
W.W. II conference site : CAIRO
45
Daffy-nition, part 2 : INVENTORYAT
50
For example : SAY
51
No in Nuremberg : NEIN
52
Cambodian currency : RIEL
53
Eight: Prefix : OCTO
54
Ballroom dance : TWOSTEP
57
Chutzpah : NERVE
59
U.S./Eur. divider : ATL
60
End of the daffy-nition : AGOLFCOURSE
64
Runner Sebastian : COE
65
Old sporty Toyota : PASEO
66
Pertaining to an arm bone : ULNAR
67
You can get a bang out of it : TNT
68
Data processing command : ENTER
69
___ coil (electrical device) : TESLA
Down
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American Legion member : VET
2
Rocks at the bar : ICE
3
Like much office work : CLERICAL
4
Option at a fast-food restaurant : EATIN
5
"That's enough!" : STOP
6
Pay with plastic : CHARGE
7
Feel bad : AIL
8
Results of dives : SPLASHES
9
Mimic : APER
10
Separate into whites and darks, e.g. : SORT
11
Beautify : BEDECK
12
Military helicopter : APACHE
13
No-nos : TABOOS
18
High-schooler : TEEN
22
Durbin of Hollywood : DEANNA
23
Young woman : LASS
24
Killer whale : ORCA
26
Barn bird : OWL
29
Many a time : OFTEN
30
Cereal grain : OAT
31
Area of land : TRACT
33
Classical Flemish painter : RUBENS
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Inexact fig. : EST
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Lintel support : DOORPOST
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Perceives : DISCERNS
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Troublemaker : BRAT
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Something to swing on a string : YOYO
43
___ Lanka : SRI
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Not broken up : INTACT
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Formulator of the law of universal gravitation : NEWTON
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Shrinking ___ : VIOLET
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Desire strongly : YENFOR
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A Baldwin brother : ALEC
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Little egg : OVULE
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Copy, as a film : TAPE
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New York City archbishop : EGAN
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Drubbing : ROUT
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Golf's ___ Elder : LEE
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Mule of song : SAL
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Large time piece? : ERA

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