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New York Times, Saturday, November 12, 2005

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen M. Tracey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {J} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1112 ( 20,458 )

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Across
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Part of a French court : DUC
4
Drift : WAFT
8
Scattered : EFFUSE
14
"___ Box" (1992 six-disc set) : ONO
15
Hit man : ICER
16
Hot : XRATED
17
Russian news source : IZVESTIA
19
"A Man Must Fight" author Gene : TUNNEY
20
Couples : TIES
21
Starter: Abbr. : IGN
22
Kitchen gadgets : RICERS
23
Kinship : PROPINQUITY
26
Govt. loan agency : SBA
27
Looking up : SUNNY
28
When "77 Sunset Strip" aired: Abbr. : FRI
31
What a prosecutor may try to prove : INTENT
34
___ for iron : IIS
35
Presidential middle name : ALAN
36
Locale called Minnahannock by the Algonquin Indians, bought by the Dutch in 1637 : ROOSEVELTISLAND
39
Popular syrup : KARO
40
Make tracks? : SKI
41
Loquacious : CHATTY
42
Short : SHY
43
Leaves alone : STETS
45
River connected to a 165-mile long European canal : EMS
46
Psyched about going : READYTOROCK
49
Military craft : PTBOAT
52
Slutty : BAD
53
Villain at Crab Key fortress : DRNO
55
The only royal palace in the U.S. : IOLANI
56
"My view is …" : ASISEEIT
58
Big name in oil : CRISCO
59
Opposite of "No, no" : SISI
60
Little wriggler : EFT
61
Hit list? : TOPTEN
62
Abbr. before a date : ESTD
63
"The Matrix" hero : NEO
Down
1
That's an order : DOIT
2
Expand, as a compressed file : UNZIP
3
Alibi : COVERSTORY
4
Mich. neighbor : WIS
5
When to hear "O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?" : ACTII
6
Puts on a show : FEIGNS
7
Eagle's place : TRANQUILITYBASE
8
Nonessential : EXTRINSIC
9
Like a mai tai : FRUITY
10
Picture : FANCY
11
"A Different Read on Life" magazine : UTNE
12
One holding a ball, maybe : SEER
13
___ Grand (supermarket brand) : EDYS
18
1962 hit with the lyric "Kiss me mucho" : ESOBESO
24
Wainscot section : PANE
25
Newton, for one : UNIT
28
Computer option : FLATSCREEN
29
Bluster : RANT
30
1981 adventure film hero : INDY
31
Bugs : IRKS
32
Ancient mariner? : NOAH
33
Broadcaster : TVSTATION
35
Dessert style : ALAMODE
37
Squeezed : EKED
38
"Fer ___!" : SHER
43
Occult practice : SEANCE
44
Sci-fi preservation technique : STASIS
46
Outdoor party : ROAST
47
Percy Bysshe Shelley, e.g. : ODIST
48
Airport no-no : KNIFE
49
Pre-Celtic person : PICT
50
Deere competitor : TORO
51
Brief interruption : BLIP
54
One of the Ringling Brothers : OTTO
57
Naughty boy, in "Toy Story" : SID

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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