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New York Times, Tuesday, January 30, 2001

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
Transport dating from the Stone Age
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1893/15/19944/22/20245
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16241.551,23752%
David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. Kahn. Tuesday freshness: 56%
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© 2001, The New York Times1/30/1 ( No. 18,711 )
Across
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Extremely thrilled : GAGA
5
Sites of some pillow fights : DORMS
10
Urban renewal target : SLUM
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Skating jump : AXEL
15
Member of a W.W. II wolf pack : UBOAT
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Cry of pain : YIPE
17
Hair wave : PERM
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Apple gizmo : CORER
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Blindingly bright : NEON
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Plays in a zoo? : MONKEYSAROUND
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Cheekiness : SASS
24
Spinner : TOP
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World leader from 1959 : CASTRO
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Blocks access to a zoo? : SEALSOFF
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Put a match to : LIT
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Do the job : CUTIT
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Part of a voting machine : LEVER
37
From the U.S. : AMER
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Coach : TUTOR
41
It has a home page : SITE
42
Expensive violin, briefly : STRAD
44
Bluefins : TUNAS
46
Actor Beatty : NED
47
Settles a debt in a zoo? : PONIESUP
49
Get along : MAKEDO
51
Fifth sign of the zodiac : LEO
52
"May I ___ silly question?" : ASKA
53
Has a promising future in a zoo? : BEARSWATCHING
59
Ray of film : ALDO
60
Prefix meaning "sacred" : HIERO
61
Passably : SOSO
64
___ Strip : GAZA
65
Relevant, in legalese : ADREM
66
Vicinity : AREA
67
Transport dating from the Stone Age : SLED
68
Keyed up : TENSE
69
Cry at a bakery : NEXT
Down
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Breach : GAP
2
Feller in a forest : AXE
3
Origin, as of an idea : GERM
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Not quite : ALMOST
5
Leaves a zoo quickly? : DUCKSOUT
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Some orchestra members : OBOES
7
Actor Calhoun : RORY
8
Fannie ___ (securities) : MAES
9
Layers : STRATA
10
General outlines : SYNOPSES
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In ___ of : LIEU
12
Knowing about : UPON
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Recuperate : MEND
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Drug dealer's nemesis : NARC
22
Wallpaper unit : ROLL
25
Hug : CLASP
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"We ___ please" : AIMTO
27
Rudder's spot : STERN
28
Take notice : SITUP
29
School started by Henry VI : ETON
30
Sheep-related : OVINE
31
Held a party for : FETED
32
One of the Corleones : FREDO
35
Ballet wear : TUTU
38
Monopoly property : RAILROAD
40
Emphasizes forcefully in a zoo? : RAMSHOME
43
Rick who sang "Disco Duck" : DEES
45
Literary pen name : SAKI
48
"As if I care" : SOWHAT
50
Wyatt Earp, for one : KANSAN
52
Lots of lots : ACRES
53
Supermarket supplies : BAGS
54
Traveler to Tel Aviv : ELAL
55
Tool related to a 2-Down : ADZE
56
White House worker : AIDE
57
Seabird : TERN
58
Noted loser by a whisker : GORE
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Census datum : SEX
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___ bran : OAT

Answer summary:
4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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