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New York Times, Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Author:
John Underwood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Underwood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Underwood. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1222 ( 20,133 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Dark cloud : PALL
5
Twelve Oaks neighbor : TARA
9
1994 Nobel Peace Prize sharer : RABIN
14
Pope from 440 to 461 : LEOI
15
Drew on : USED
16
Get past : ELUDE
17
Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
18
Not opt. : REQD
19
It'll keep you up : NODOZ
20
Mali dancewear? : TIMBUKTUTUTU
23
Pal of Roo : EEYORE
24
Itty bit : IOTA
25
Boss's Day mo. : OCT
28
East ___, Conn. : LYME
30
Represent : ACTFOR
32
Biblical verb : HATH
36
Response to a Nebraskan's gag? : OMAHAHAHA
38
On the horizon, maybe : INSIGHT
41
Really steamed : ENRAGED
42
Japanese plaything? : TOKYOYOYO
44
Hawaii's state bird : NENE
45
What 10's represent : IDEALS
46
Loaf parts : ENDS
49
Rock's Nugent : TED
50
One-third of a hat trick : GOAL
52
Key with four sharps : EMAJOR
57
Hawaiian doozy? : HONOLULULULU
59
Raise the roof : SHOUT
62
Novelist Jaffe : RONA
63
Seed coat : ARIL
64
Third of nine : EARTH
65
Jenna or Barbara Bush : TWIN
66
Relocate : MOVE
67
Mandela's native tongue : XHOSA
68
"Now, about …" : ASTO
69
Tram loads : ORES
Down
1
Home ___ : PLATE
2
Eagle's home : AERIE
3
Like some good soil : LOAMY
4
Dance at a bar? : LIMBO
5
Holiday roast : TURKEY
6
Playing ___ (court activity) : ASET
7
Mass for the dead : REQUIEM
8
Beef up : ADDTO
9
Airport convenience : RENTACAR
10
Baseball family name : ALOU
11
Popular brew, for short : BUD
12
Swearing-in words : IDO
13
___ Percé : NEZ
21
www address : URL
22
Orem native : UTAHN
25
Grown-up : OFAGE
26
Comic Myron : COHEN
27
Disgruntled player's demand : TRADE
29
Mr. of mysteries : MOTO
31
Comparison word : THAN
32
Jazz cat's command : HITIT
33
"+" pole : ANODE
34
Reprimanded gently : TSKED
35
"Hey there!" : HIYA
37
Boundless time : AEON
39
Hill where Jesus was crucified : GOLGOTHA
40
Green tea type : HYSON
43
Shows age, in a way : YELLOWS
47
Presidential middle name : DELANO
48
Mustangs' sch. : SMU
51
Trunk artery : AORTA
53
9-Down company : ALAMO
54
"12 Angry Men" role : JUROR
55
Antipasto morsel : OLIVE
56
Hoyle's listings : RULES
57
Primitive homes : HUTS
58
Condo, e.g. : UNIT
59
V-chip target : SEX
60
"Oh, sure!" : HAH
61
Conquistador's prize : ORO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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