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New York Times, Monday, December 5, 2005

Workplace for the person named at the end of 20-, 25-, 45- or 52-Across

Author:
Gary Steinmehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary Steinmehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 44 Missing: {FJQWZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Steinmehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times12/5/05 ( No. 20,481 )
Across
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Inclement : HARSH
6
"Let me know if ___ help" : ICAN
10
"Damn Yankees" siren : LOLA
14
Mrs. Kramden of "The Honeymooners" : ALICE
15
Grp. that outlasted the Warsaw Pact : NATO
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Sacred bird of the pharaohs : IBIS
17
Rock bottom : NADIR
18
Gator's cousin : CROC
19
Captain for 40 days and nights : NOAH
20
Wisconsin pro footballer : GREENBAYPACKER
23
Craze : MANIA
24
Wedge-shaped inlet : RIA
25
Reconstruction outsider : CARPETBAGGER
32
Length of 14 2/3 football fields : MILE
35
George Bush's home state : TEXAS
36
Fashion magazine : ELLE
37
Airport flight info: Abbr. : ETA
38
Wine cask : TUN
39
Can.'s southern neighbor : USA
40
Trucker's rig : SEMI
42
Freeway sign with an arrow : MERGE
44
Consider : DEEM
45
Golden Gloves participant : AMATEURBOXER
48
Big inits. in long distance : ATT
49
Opposite of absorb : EGEST
52
Center of Mt. St.. Helens : VOLCANICCRATER
58
Crèche figures : MAGI
59
Brilliant star : NOVA
60
Play much too broadly on stage : EMOTE
61
Stewpot : OLLA
62
26- or 55-Down : TSAR
63
Joe of the Yankees : TORRE
64
Hammer's end : PEEN
65
"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
66
Underhanded sort : SNEAK
Down
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Send to the gallows : HANG
2
Morning waker-upper : ALARM
3
"___ cock-horse to Banbury Cross" : RIDEA
4
Biology or chemistry : SCIENCE
5
Rupture : HERNIA
6
Old Peruvian : INCA
7
Actor Grant : CARY
8
Perched on : ATOP
9
Diet food catch phrase : NOCARBS
10
Connection : LINKAGE
11
Penetrating wind : OBOE
12
Fibber : LIAR
13
Close-grained wood : ASH
21
One of TV's Simpsons : BART
22
Undercover org. : CIA
26
Russia's ___ the Great : PETER
27
Bedroom community : EXURB
28
Activity for which "it takes two" : TANGO
29
Stickum : GLUE
30
"… or ___!" (threat) : ELSE
31
Paper purchase : REAM
32
Small plateau : MESA
33
Any thing : ITEM
34
Holy man of Tibet : LAMA
41
From Tuscany, e.g. : ITALIAN
42
Sci-fi creatures : MUTANTS
43
Company bigwig : EXEC
44
"Yeah, sure!" : DREAMON
46
List ender : ETC
47
Wading birds : EGRETS
50
Workplace for the person named at the end of 20-, 25-, 45- or 52-Across : STORE
51
Half of octa- : TETRA
52
Place between hills : VALE
53
Look at long … and with longing : OGLE
54
Prying : NOSY
55
___ the Terrible : IVAN
56
Org. helping people in need : CARE
57
Smell : REEK
58
Implement in a bucket : MOP

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

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