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New York Times, Saturday, October 2, 2004

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 107 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

38 Across should be interpreted as THREE SQUARES.

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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1002 ( 20,052 )
Across
1
Charm : ENAMOR
7
Deck item : VCRTAPE
14
Ad ___ tax : VALOREM
16
Marvel Comics superhero : IRONMAN
17
Laughable : ASININE
18
Was unsuccessful : LOSTOUT
19
Fort Peck ___, in Montana : DAM
20
Baby on a cliff : EAGLET
22
It may follow a charge : OLE
23
Hard work : ELBOWGREASE
26
Easter start? : NOR
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Very fast and hard : GREATGUNS
29
Cut : FELLED
32
Parisian possessive : SES
33
Point : CRUX
37
Director's order : AGAIN
38
Nutritious breakfast, lunch and dinner, informally : SQUARESQUARESQUARE
39
7-Across option : PAUSE
40
Dejected : DOWN
41
General dir. of the Connecticut River between Vt. and N.H. : SSW
42
Means : MANNER
43
Development in the Middle Ages : GOTHICART
46
Isaac Asimov's "Murder at the ___" : ABA
49
Roles in "Julius Caesar" and "Antony and Cleopatra" : SOOTHSAYERS
53
"Sing me a song of a ___ that is gone": Stevenson : LAD
54
Blubber : BOOHOO
55
Slice : LOP
56
Fastener with a ring-shaped head : EYEBOLT
58
Stymied : INAHOLE
61
Kind of counter : CALORIE
62
Quickly undo : RIPOPEN
63
Less forgiving : STERNER
64
Telling : COGENT
Down
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Try to lose : EVADE
2
Like some country sounds : NASAL
3
Out on ___ : ALIMB
4
Oct. start of a new Supreme Court session : MON
5
"... ___ will!" : ORI
6
Changed one's mind : RENEGED
7
Community center : VILLAGESQUARE
8
Very rich man : CROESUS
9
"O Kaplan! My Kaplan!" author : ROSTEN
10
SHO alternative : TNT
11
Start of an O'Neill title : AMOON
12
Sao ___ : PAULO
13
Gain acceptance : ENTER
15
"The Daytrippers" actress, 1996 : MEARA
21
Pays all that is owed : GETSSQUAREWITH
24
Eye movements? : OGLING
25
House ___ : WREN
28
Meager : SCANTY
29
Temporary excitement : FAD
30
It might get in the way of an apology : EGO
31
Bar code? : LAW
34
Exercise area for boxers : RUN
35
Work : USE
36
Gen-___ : XER
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Honest one : SQUARESHOOTER
39
Brief researcher, briefly : PARA
41
One who sings : STOOLIE
42
Like a certain order : MASONIC
44
Dramatist Paul who won a Tony for "Morning's at Seven" : OSBORN
45
Group of angels, maybe : CHOIR
46
"Smart" ones : ALECS
47
Serenade, as the heavens : BAYAT
48
Romance novelist Ashworth : ADELE
50
Skip off : ELOPE
51
Scott ___, 1997 N.L. Rookie of the Year : ROLEN
52
All in : SPENT
57
N.Y.C. division : BOR
59
Part of an address on an overseas ltr. : APO
60
Big motorcycle, slangily : HOG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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