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New York Times, Monday, February 21, 2005

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 39 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
1
French cleric : ABBE
5
Enthusiasm : ZEAL
9
Slightly open : AJAR
13
"Time ___," 1990's sci-fi TV series : TRAX
14
1950's candidate Stevenson : ADLAI
16
Art ___ : DECO
17
56-Across figure : WASHINGTON
19
Bushy do : AFRO
20
Birds' homes : AVIARIES
21
Stabbed : KNIFED
23
Job application attachments : RESUMES
24
"Bird on ___," 1990 Mel Gibson movie : AWIRE
25
Carrier to Sweden : SAS
26
Before: Abbr. : PREV
27
Necessary: Abbr. : REQ
30
___ Parks, former "Miss America" host : BERT
33
Two under par : EAGLE
34
Man's nickname that's an alphabetic run : STU
35
W.C., in England : LOO
36
56-Across figure : LINCOLN
38
Metal in rocks : ORE
39
Popular card game : UNO
40
When some TV news comes on : ATTEN
41
Change for a five : ONES
42
Superman's symbol : ESS
43
Brings into play : USES
44
Singer Sumac : YMA
46
Faux pas : ERROR
48
Fierce one : BEARCAT
52
Vance of "I Love Lucy" : VIVIAN
54
Place to buy a yacht : BOATSHOW
55
Mimicked : APED
56
S. Dakota monument : MTRUSHMORE
58
___ of Man : ISLE
59
Happening : EVENT
60
Johnson who said "Ver-r-r-y interesting!" : ARTE
61
Loads : LOTS
62
Puts in extra : ADDS
63
Spick and span : NEAT
Down
1
Battling : ATWAR
2
Indian who may be 1-Down : BRAVE
3
Foundation : BASIS
4
Tire out : EXHAUST
5
Cutups : ZANIES
6
A sphere lacks them : EDGES
7
Computer keys: Abbr. : ALTS
8
Neighbor of a Vietnamese : LAO
9
Firefighter Red : ADAIR
10
56-Across figure : JEFFERSON
11
Farm unit : ACRE
12
Crucifix : ROOD
15
Place to dip an old pen : INKWELL
18
"___ la Douce," 1963 film : IRMA
22
Actor David of "Separate Tables" : NIVEN
24
Laser gas : ARGON
26
Walks outside the delivery room? : PACES
28
To be, in France : ETRE
29
Opposite of an ans. : QUES
30
Ocean-colored : BLUE
31
Millions of years : EONS
32
56-Across figure : ROOSEVELT
33
Set foot in : ENTER
36
Mrs. Bush : LAURA
37
"My treat!" : ITSONME
41
One who rows, rows, rows the boat : OARSMAN
44
Breadmakers' needs : YEASTS
45
Algebra or trig : MATH
47
Disney World attractions : RIDES
48
Headed (for) : BOUND
49
Taking out the trash, for one : CHORE
50
Heart line : AORTA
51
Chirp : TWEET
52
Colorado resort : VAIL
53
___ facto : IPSO
54
Partner of born : BRED
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Dam project: Abbr. : TVA

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

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