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New York Times, Thursday, November 10, 2005

Author:
Lee Glickstein and Craig Kasper
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lee Glickstein
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Craig Kasper

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} There are unchecked squares Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Kasper.
Notepad: This puzzle was never published in Across Lite format on the NYT website and it's available here for the first time. Note that for 1 Across, 1 Down, 34 Down, and 69 Across, the original split clues have been combined.

Click here for a PDF showing how the puzzle appeared in print, here for the answers as published, and here for a new Across Lite version.
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F
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1110 ( 20,456 )
Across
1
It may wash out bridges and embankments (as in this puzzle) + Onetime White House scandal : FLOODWATERGATE
10
Salt source : SEAWATER
14
Afghan's neighbor : IRANI
15
Secure : MOOR
16
Scotland Yard discovery : CLEW
17
Honey bunch? : ROSES
18
Actress with an uncredited part in "Zoolander" : ANNEMEARA
20
Bedazzles : ENTRANCES
22
Get to, in a way : ANNOY
23
Common ____ : ERA
24
In case this is of interest... : FYI
25
With 49-Across, famous line from "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" : WATERWATER
31
Not just swallow : CHEW
35
City NW of Orlando : OCALA
36
Depraved : BASE
37
Item that may be "Miss" printed? : SASH
38
Ingredient in a Caribbean cocktail : RUM
39
Took a pleasure excursion : YACHTED
42
Visit Sundance, maybe : SKI
43
One of Charlie's Angels : KRIS
45
Covered walk : STOA
46
Large vocal group : OCTET
48
Cuarto de baño, e.g. : SALA
49
See 25-Across : EVERYWHERE
51
Field of note?: Abbr. : MUS
53
The difference between regular mail and e-mail? : ANE
54
Batter's hope : HOMER
57
Canon composer : PACHELBEL
62
Bialy, e.g. : ONIONROLL
64
"Me, too" : ASAMI
65
Distinguish : TELL
66
Craft that pulled over for Sirens : ARGO
67
Old World relative of a canary : SERIN
68
It's springless : WATERBED
69
Source of a stream + Hydrogeologist's concern : HEADWATERTABLE
Down
1
Hooch + Tears, metaphorically : FIREWATERWORKS
2
Hubbard of Scientology : LRON
3
Kiln : OAST
4
Like a short film : ONEREEL
5
Chaos : DISARRAY
6
Big inits. in car financing : GMAC
7
Top-of-the-line : AONE
8
A gazillion : TONS
9
Before, in poetry : ERE
10
Panoramic photos, say : SCENICS
11
Pizazz : ELAN
12
Rocket scientist's prefix : AERO
13
Canal, e.g. : WATERWAY
19
"____ I?" : MAY
21
Hillbilly's negative : NAW
24
Sovereign : FREE
26
TSX maker : ACURA
27
Sri Lankan tongue : TAMIL
28
"Boston Legal" broadcaster : ABCTV
29
Lake divided by a state line : TAHOE
30
Spanish 101 verb : ESTAR
32
Rush : HASTE
33
Glacial deposit : ESKER
34
Onetime White House scandal + Main : WHITEWATERLINE
40
"___ Death" ("Peer Gynt" piece) : ASES
41
Maine : DOWNEAST
44
When repeated, a response to "What's new?" : SAMEOLD
47
A Clinton : CHELSEA
50
Derisive cry : YAH
52
Egyptian tomb item : URN
54
Big trouble : HOTWATER
55
Apartment next to a super, maybe : ONEB
56
Distance between some posts : MILE
57
Look (over) : PORE
58
Tiny ponddweller : ALGA
59
Knucklehead : CLOD
60
Caustic comment : BARB
61
Runner Zátopek : EMIL
63
Big cheer : RAH

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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