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New York Times, Thursday, October 28, 2004

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Chisholm

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite
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MA
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1028 ( 20,078 )
Across
1
Computer insert : DISC
5
Rib : TEASE
10
Peach ___ : MELBA
14
Campagna di ___ (geographical region) : ROMA
15
Lets up : EASES
16
Beggary : NEED
17
Hospital numbers? : ANALGESICS
19
Singer from Hawaii : DONHO
20
Umpire's call : BALLONE
21
Square : EVENUP
23
"The Lord of the Rings" actress : LIVTYLER
26
Tip off : ALERT
27
W.W. II hero : TITO
29
Slow mover : SNAIL
31
Bliss : UTOPIA
34
Subcompact : MINI
35
Court call : LET
38
One of six found in this puzzle : NEWENGLANDSTATE
41
Directional suffix : ERN
42
Middling marks : CEES
43
Period from opening day to the playoffs : SEASON
44
Came to be : AROSE
46
Tenn.'s Cumberland ___ : MTNS
47
Prepares potatoes in a way : MASHES
51
They block passes : SENTRIES
54
Player at home : STEREO
56
Capital on the Delaware : TRENTON
59
Moolah : KALE
60
Turn off unneeded lights, e.g. : SAVEENERGY
63
Choose : ELECT
64
Moves round and round : STIRS
65
"Do the Right Thing" pizzeria : SALS
66
Retreats : DENS
67
Make ___ of : AMESS
68
___' Pea (Popeye's kid) : SWEE
Down
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Ho-hum : DRAB
2
Hebrides isle : IONA
3
Place where everybody knows everybody : SMALLTOWN
4
Carnival staple : CALLIOPE
5
Minuscule : TEENY
6
Studio items : EASELS
7
"___ recall …" : ASI
8
Org. that protects investors : SEC
9
In ___ (really) : ESSE
10
Pioneer geneticist : MENDEL
11
Sierra ___ : LEONE
12
Biblical epic : BENHUR
13
Begin using : ADOPT
18
Main subj. of a constitution : GOVT
22
Bag : VALISE
24
All together : ENMASSE
25
It may delay things : RAIN
27
Adjust : TUNE
28
Roman road : ITER
30
Polit. wild cards : INDS
32
If : INCASE
33
New-___ : AGER
35
Final provocation : LASTSTRAW
36
Harrow rival : ETON
37
Perfect marks : TENS
39
13 popes, so far : LEOS
40
Docility : TAMENESS
45
Records : ENTERS
47
Like Batman and Robin : MASKED
48
Past the expiration date : STALE
49
Ancient abductee : HELEN
50
Sets up : ERECTS
52
Lock : TRESS
53
Nothing abroad : RIEN
55
Greek peak : OSSA
57
Eye : OGLE
58
Wall St. landmark : NYSE
61
Convenience store convenience : ATM
62
Go (for) : VIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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