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New York Times, Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Author:
Kevin G. Der
Editor:
Will Shortz
Volcano in Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth"
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Der.
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© 2008, The New York Times10/7/08 ( No. 21,518 )
Across
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Telly watcher : BRIT
5
Companion of Snow White : DWARF
10
Cry out loud : BAWL
14
PC pop-up : MENU
15
"Boléro" composer : RAVEL
16
One of Pittsburgh's three rivers : OHIO
17
Ice cream holder : WAFFLECONE
19
Pull hard : YANK
20
Whacked, in the Bible : SMOTE
21
Monk's hood : COWL
23
"You can't mean me!?" : MOI
24
Lion in "The Lion King" : SIMBA
27
Classic clown : BOZO
29
"Then what happened?" : AND
32
Diagram of nutritional needs : FOODPYRAMID
36
Responses to bad calls : BOOS
38
Cousin of a bassoon : OBOE
39
Actress Emma Roberts, to Julia Roberts : NIECE
40
Many pizza slices, geometrically : OCTANTS
42
Hear about : LEARNOF
44
Large in scale : MACRO
45
Ashe Stadium org. : USTA
47
Volcano in Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth" : ETNA
48
Community of Web journals : BLOGOSPHERE
51
Old J.F.K. lander : SST
52
Chow ___ : MEIN
53
End of an iffy statement : ORNOT
55
Ring hit : JAB
57
Theater mogul Marcus : LOEW
59
Bother persistently : NAGAT
63
The works : ATOZ
65
Six-colored puzzle : RUBIKSCUBE
68
Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
69
Actress Christensen of "Traffic" : ERIKA
70
Isle of poetry : ERIN
71
Weak : LAME
72
Baker's 13 : DOZEN
73
Sounds of disapproval : TUTS
Down
1
Upscale autos : BMWS
2
Photocopier tray capacity, maybe : REAM
3
Google users seek it : INFO
4
Massachusetts university : TUFTS
5
Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
6
W.W. II-era female in uniform : WAC
7
Guacamole base : AVOCADO
8
Gambling mecca : RENO
9
Passed quickly : FLEWBY
10
Part of EGBDF : BOY
11
Occasions to cry "Eureka!" : AHAMOMENTS
12
"Brown bagger" : WINO
13
Mischievous Norse god : LOKI
18
Explorer Ericson : LEIF
22
___ Doone cookies : LORNA
25
___ court (law school exercise) : MOOT
26
Rises suddenly, as a buoy : BOBSUP
28
Where Ali dethroned Foreman : ZAIRE
29
Focus of the Manhattan Project, briefly : ABOMB
30
For dieters : NOCAL
31
Short-lived economic expansion of the late 1990s : DOTCOMBOOM
33
Snowball hurler : PELTER
34
Desktop images : ICONS
35
Trim, as meat : DEFAT
37
Looie's underling : SARGE
41
Cause of a blown engine, maybe : NOOIL
43
Get through hard work : EARN
46
Movies, TV, Broadway, etc. : SHOWBIZ
49
Sawed logs, so to speak : SNORED
50
How long it takes canyons to form : EONS
54
"Be silent," in music : TACET
55
One corner on a Monopoly board : JAIL
56
Lead-in to a congratulatory cry : ATTA
58
100 cents : EURO
60
Wise one : GURU
61
Kind of : ABIT
62
Sawbucks : TENS
64
Playwright Akins : ZOE
66
Former White House moniker : IKE
67
Bob Dole's state: Abbr. : KAN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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