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New York Times, Tuesday, January 20, 2004

Author:
Eric Berlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Berlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: Note: The circled letters will show a "change in the weather."
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0120 ( 19,796 )

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Across
1
Punching tool : AWL
4
Minus : LESS
8
Purity units : KARATS
14
"Quiet down!" : SHH
15
Lie next to : ABUT
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Supreme Egyptian god : AMENRA
17
Summer weather phenomenon : HEATWAVE
19
Dreadlocks wearers : RASTAS
20
With little effort : EASILY
21
Itinerary word : VIA
23
Nervous twitches : TICS
24
Like an old cigar : STALE
25
Repel, as an attack : BEATBACK
27
25-Down, e.g. : SCI
29
Within view : NEAR
30
Marina event : BOATSHOW
35
Drum majors' props : BATONS
39
Basin accompanier : EWER
40
Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
42
Feminine suffix : ENNE
43
Arnaz and Ball's studio : DESILU
45
Eat quickly : BOLTDOWN
47
Pick up : LIFT
49
Bering, e.g.: Abbr. : STR
50
Dark, heavy type : BOLDFACE
53
A black key : EFLAT
58
Colombian city : CALI
59
Bruised item, maybe : EGO
60
Automat, e.g. : EATERY
61
Ersatz gold : ORMOLU
63
Winter weather phenomenon : COLDSNAP
65
Launderer, at times : IRONER
66
Sheriff Taylor's son : OPIE
67
Former New York City mayor Beame : ABE
68
Admits, with "up" : FESSES
69
Not very much : ATAD
70
Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYS
Down
1
Hibachi residue : ASHES
2
Toast choice : WHEAT
3
Tibet's capital : LHASA
4
Like the Wild West : LAWLESS
5
Popular site for collectors : EBAY
6
Ford Explorer, e.g.: Abbr. : SUV
7
Martin of "Roxanne" : STEVE
8
Martial arts wear : KARATEBELT
9
"I ___ Rock" (1966 hit) : AMA
10
Went back to the top : RESTARTED
11
Bit of silliness : ANTIC
12
CD segment : TRACK
13
Get snippy with : SASS
18
Up to, briefly : TIL
22
Actor Holm : IAN
25
High school subj. : BIOL
26
Ovine utterance : BAA
28
Some prom night drivers : CHAUFFEURS
30
Hospital unit : BED
31
Have markers out : OWE
32
Loser to D.D.E. : AES
33
Lots and lots and lots : TRILLIONS
34
A browser browses it, with "the" : WEB
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Lennon's lady : ONO
37
Compass heading : NNW
38
Six-yr. term holder : SEN
41
It smells : NOSE
44
Topper : LID
46
Like most tires : TREADED
48
Baseball put-out : TAG
50
Ballet rail : BARRE
51
"Stand and Deliver" star : OLMOS
52
Après-ski drink : COCOA
54
McHenry and Sumter: Abbr. : FTS
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Olin and Horne : LENAS
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Sheikdom of song : ARABY
57
Pounds on an Underwood : TYPES
58
Salon creation : COIF
60
Director Kazan : ELIA
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Jackie Onassis' sister : LEE
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Make a choice : OPT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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