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New York Times, Thursday, October 11, 2001

Author:
Nancy S. Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy S. Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Ms. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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A
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R
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B
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O
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G
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1011 ( 18,965 )
Across
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Place for a bench : ARBOR
6
Pipe contents : GAS
9
One who works with dogs, maybe : NARC
13
Sawyer of ABC : DIANE
14
Light hair color : ASH
15
Siren : ALERT
17
Lord's Prayer word : DEBTS
18
1951 ballet by 24-Across : PIEDPIPER
20
Haphazardly : ANYHOW
22
Historically inclined grp. : DAR
23
Place for a comb : MANE
24
Subject of this puzzle, born 10/11/18 : JEROMEROBBINS
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1962 World's Fair city : SEATTLE
29
Pool locale : SPA
30
Govt. lawyers : DAS
31
Clinton cabinet member : RENO
32
Blubber : FAT
34
Kind of pole : SKI
36
Lots and lots : SLEWS
38
Clobber : LAM
40
Not reached : UNMET
44
Colo. neighbor : NEB
46
Avril follower : MAI
48
See 62-Down : TIME
49
Part of a mystic's name, maybe : SRI
52
Song syllable : TRA
54
Laugh-producing : COMEDIC
56
24-Across won both a Tony and an Oscar for this : WESTSIDESTORY
59
"Would ___?" : ILIE
60
Ages : EON
61
Show one's face : APPEAR
64
1944 ballet by 24-Across : FANCYFREE
67
Make jubilant : ELATE
68
Offering : TITHE
69
Powerful PAC : NRA
70
Fills in holes : DARNS
71
Biblical verb : DOST
72
Toper : SOT
73
Computer bulletin board operator : SYSOP
Down
1
Frequent recipe words : ADDA
2
Nothing, in Nice : RIEN
3
1962 Bette Davis title role : BABYJANE
4
Broadway musical and movie developed from 64-Across : ONTHETOWN
5
Pool locale : RESORT
6
Opening : GAP
7
Comment off the main point : ASIDE
8
Cutters : SHEARS
9
Snooze : NAP
10
Out on ___ : ALIMB
11
Like borrowed money : REPAID
12
Richard of TV's "The Real McCoys" : CRENNA
16
Lock : TRESS
19
Plummets : DROPS
21
Whistler? : WOLF
25
Banquet : MEAL
26
Capital on the Caspian : BAKU
27
College interviewees: Abbr. : SRS
28
Aquarium denizen : EEL
33
Cap : TAM
35
1945 ballet by 24-Across : INTERPLAY
37
Tennis units : SETS
39
Some computers : MACS
41
Certain exams : MIDYEARS
42
Recording label : EMI
43
Sleuth, for short : TEC
45
Succinct : BRIEF
47
Speck : IOTA
49
Galloping : SWIFT
50
Fixed, as tiles : RELAID
51
Loves : ISINTO
53
Ornaments : ADORNS
55
Scooters : MOPEDS
57
Microsoft employees : TECHS
58
When Cuba celebrates Liberation Day : ENERO
62
With 48-Across, never : ATNO
63
Defendant in court: Abbr. : RESP
65
Even : YET
66
Banquet on : EAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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