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New York Times, Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Depict part of the periodic table?

Author:
Levi Denham
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Denham.
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J
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D
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P
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C
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© 2005, The New York Times11/23/05 ( No. 20,469 )
Across
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One-liner, e.g. : JEST
5
Fighting : ATIT
9
Fabrics for uniforms : DRABS
14
Golden rule preposition : UNTO
15
Canon creator : BACH
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"That smarts!" : YOWIE
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Depict a card game? : DRAWPOKER
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Hawke of film : ETHAN
20
"___ Fly Now" ("Rocky" theme) : GONNA
21
Genesis locale : EDEN
23
Believer's suffix : IST
24
Sign-off : END
25
"CSI" airer : CBS
27
1976 Sally Field role : SYBIL
30
Depict an improv routine? : SKETCHCOMEDY
34
Rah-rah sort : BOOSTER
36
Illusory works : OPART
37
James Brown's genre : SOUL
38
Foul moods : SNITS
41
Like centenarians : AGED
42
Scintillas : IOTAS
44
Holstein, e.g. : MILKCOW
46
Depict part of the periodic table? : TRACEELEMENT
49
"Cool!" : NEATO
50
"Concentration" pronoun : EWE
51
Lose zip : SAG
54
Down : SAD
56
One more time : ANEW
58
Shaping tool : LATHE
60
Confesses : AVOWS
63
Depict suds? : DRAFTBEER
65
Site of Joan of Arc's demise : ROUEN
66
Hideous sort : OGRE
67
Show one's teeth? : BEAM
68
Chip maker : INTEL
69
"Forget about it" : NOPE
70
Christian Science founder : EDDY
Down
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Dog show V.I.P. : JUDGE
2
Ken Lay's company : ENRON
3
Put up with : STAND
4
Crier's place : TOWN
5
Blood typing system : ABO
6
Pauses : TAKESTEN
7
Knocked off, in a way : ICED
8
Beat, as wheat : THRESH
9
Salon item : DYE
10
Raise a stink? : ROT
11
Way back when : AWHILEAGO
12
Diagonal : BIAS
13
Posted, say : SENT
18
Baseball card buys : PACKS
22
Where B'way is : NYC
26
Track action : BETS
28
"You stink!" : BOO
29
Airbag activator : IMPACT
30
Comfort giver : SOLACE
31
It may be organized : CRIME
32
Keene sleuth : DREW
33
Ongoing accounting fig. : YTD
34
Knuckle-dragger : BOOR
35
Utter : OUTANDOUT
37
Pose : SIT
39
Sci-fi subject, or a 1970's dance : TIMEWARP
40
Knocked off, in a way : SLEW
43
Lunar plain : SEA
45
Kowtowed : KNELT
47
Zeta follower : ETA
48
"White Fang" author : LONDON
51
Knight's need : STEED
52
On top : AHEAD
53
Far from sterile : GERMY
54
Delhi wrap : SARI
55
Doorbell-ringing company : AVON
57
"It follows that …" : ERGO
59
French religious title : ABBE
61
Minute : WEE
62
The Coneheads' show, for short : SNL
64
Ticket add-on : FEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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