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New York Times, Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Author:
Bob Frank and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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511/16/19982/17/20044
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0410000
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1.55000
Bob Frank
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Frank. This is puzzle # 116 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0217 ( 19,824 )
Across
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Like some appliances, electrically : ACDC
5
Field of work : LINE
9
Daft : BATTY
14
Bailiwick : AREA
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Gossip tidbit : ITEM
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Wahine's welcome : ALOHA
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Auto trailblazer : HENRYFORD
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Eatery : DINER
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Small sofa : SETTEE
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"Drat!" : DANG
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Wrap up : END
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Ltr. holders : ENVS
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First course, often : SOUP
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Auto trailblazer : WALTERCHRYSLER
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Kid-___ (Saturday a.m. fare) : VID
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"The Thin Man" canine : ASTA
36
Operation at the Alamo : SIEGE
37
Yalies : ELIS
39
Slangy denial : TAINT
42
Protein bean : SOYA
43
Freeze over : ICEUP
45
Self-identifying word : NOUN
47
"All Things Considered" network : NPR
48
Auto trailblazer : LOUISCHEVROLET
52
Slip on the galley : TYPO
53
Dead against : ANTI
54
Little shaver : LAD
57
Suffragist Carrie : CATT
59
Plays the role of : ACTSAS
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Geologic period : EPOCH
65
What 17-, 28- and 48-Across were, so to speak : BIGWHEELS
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Alphabet set : AEIOU
68
Director Kazan : ELIA
69
Equestrian's grip : REIN
70
Camera setting : FSTOP
71
Withhold from : DENY
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Hot Springs and others : SPAS
Down
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Sounds of relief : AAHS
2
Canadian native : CREE
3
Subject of an insurance appraisal : DENT
4
OPEC is one : CARTEL
5
Emergency need at sea : LIFEVEST
6
Skater Midori : ITO
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Dork : NERD
8
Ellipsis alternative : EMDASH
9
Villains : BADGUYS
10
Poetry-spouting pugilist : ALI
11
Muscle quality : TONE
12
Ergo : THEN
13
Prison exercise area : YARD
18
Gossipmonger : YENTA
22
Here-there connector : NOR
25
Young lady of Sp. : SRTA
27
Trident-shaped letters : PSIS
28
Radioer's "Good as done!" : WILCO
29
Toulouse "Toodle-oo" : ADIEU
30
"The Cider House Rules" co-star, 1999 : CAINE
31
Sierra ___ : LEONE
32
Land from which Moses came : EGYPT
33
Bring up : REAR
34
Bride hider : VEIL
38
Spades or clubs : SUIT
40
Explosive star : NOVA
41
Refuse admission to : TURNAWAY
44
Prep mentally : PSYCHUP
46
Lumberjack's first cut : NOTCH
49
Reviewer of books, for short : CPA
50
Place of rapid growth : HOTBED
51
Soda bottle units : LITERS
54
Fall faller : LEAF
55
Gibbons and gorillas : APES
56
"Go ahead!" : DOIT
58
Scrabble piece : TILE
60
Trickle : SEEP
61
Inter ___ : ALIA
62
Workers' ID's : SSNS
64
Sound in a barn rafter : COO
66
Martini ingredient : GIN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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