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New York Times, Monday, December 6, 2010

One on the Statue of Liberty is almost three feet long

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Chisholm

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GQVX} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Chisholm.
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© 2010, The New York Times12/6/10 ( No. 22,308 )

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Across
1
Native Louisianan : CAJUN
6
Sass : LIP
9
Future's opposite : PAST
13
Make a grand speech : ORATE
14
Physician's org. : AMA
15
Pinnacles : ACMES
17
Appreciated : LIKED
18
In good order : SHIPSHAPE
20
Adam and Eve's first home : EDEN
21
Watch intently : PEERAT
22
Actor Stephen of "Michael Collins" : REA
23
Annie Oakley, for one : SHARPSHOOTER
26
Bandleader Shaw and others : ARTIES
29
Mate for 60-Down : RAM
30
Combat stress syndrome : SHELLSHOCK
35
Watch chains : FOBS
38
Disney frame : CEL
39
Last installment of "The Godfather" : PARTIII
41
Cultural support org. : NEA
42
"Stop right there!" : HALT
44
Pull a bed prank on : SHORTSHEET
46
Cow sound : MOO
48
Funnywoman Boosler : ELAYNE
49
Wool gatherer : SHEEPSHEARER
55
Thanksgiving side dish : YAM
56
Rosebush hazards : THORNS
57
Make woozy : DAZE
61
Bootblack's service : SHOESHINE
63
"The Taming of the ___" : SHREW
64
Ankle bones : TARSI
65
Title for Galahad : SIR
66
"___ bleu!" : SACRE
67
Viewed : SEEN
68
Tetley product : TEA
69
Set of cultural values : ETHOS
Down
1
Porter who wrote "Night and Day" : COLE
2
Saharan : ARID
3
Gyllenhaal of "Love & Other Drugs" : JAKE
4
Knife, fork or spoon : UTENSIL
5
Rorem who composed the opera "Our Town" : NED
6
Modern surgical tool : LASER
7
Zoot-suiter's "Got it!" : IMHEP
8
Noah's ark groupings : PAIRS
9
Congregation leader : PASTOR
10
German exclamation : ACH
11
Wagers from those in the know : SMARTMONEY
12
Shelter made of buffalo skin, maybe : TEPEE
16
Blacken, as a steak : SEAR
19
Oom-___ : PAH
21
Succeed in appearing to be : PASSAS
24
Lend a hand : HELP
25
Buffoon : OAF
26
Yiddish writer Sholem : ASCH
27
Perlman of "Cheers" : RHEA
28
"Go on ..." : TELLMEMORE
31
Prince's title: Abbr. : HRH
32
Plains Indian : OTO
33
Round fig. : CIR
34
Writers of bad checks : KITERS
36
Has-___ : BEEN
37
Overfill : SATE
40
___ of Wight : ISLE
43
One on the Statue of Liberty is almost three feet long : TOE
45
Construction worker : HARDHAT
47
Chooses to participate : OPTSIN
49
The "S" in CBS: Abbr. : SYST
50
Laughs : HAHAS
51
Library admonition : SHH
52
Lift : HOIST
53
W.W. II correspondent Pyle : ERNIE
54
"It's the end of ___" : ANERA
58
St. Louis's Gateway ___ : ARCH
59
0 : ZERO
60
Mates for a 29-Across : EWES
62
Language suffix : ESE
63
Opposite of NNW : SSE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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