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New York Times, Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 157 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0222 ( 20,560 )
Across
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Turn : GOBAD
6
Wall St. deals : LBOS
10
Polish, as text : EDIT
14
To have, in Le Havre : AVOIR
15
The last Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
16
Matter of contention : BONE
17
Royal recorder? : DIARYQUEEN
19
World capital of 1949-1990 : BONN
20
School in Madison, N.J., for short : DREWU
21
Had second thoughts about : RUED
23
Carnaval site : RIO
24
Iranian changemaker? : RIALSPLITTER
27
"What ___?" : FOR
30
"What ___ …?" : THE
31
Dingbat : YOYO
32
Hera's mother : RHEA
34
Klutzes : OAFS
37
Fingerprint part : RIDGE
40
Some try to make them meet : ENDS
41
"Peer Gynt Suites" composer : GRIEG
43
"Heartburn" author Ephron : NORA
44
Something you make standing up : TOAST
46
Portrait on a coin of A.D. 64 : NERO
47
Blame bearer : GOAT
48
Dates : SEES
50
G.I.'s troupe grp. : USO
52
Abbr. in an apt. classified : RMS
53
Finalized decree? : FIATACCOMPLI
58
Round figure : ORB
59
Dial in the bathroom : SOAP
60
Just beats : EDGES
63
Wanton sneer : LEER
65
Sample cycles? : TRIALBIKES
68
Cap site : KNEE
69
Iron, for one : CLUB
70
Out in the open : OVERT
71
Gets firm : SETS
72
Soccer star Mia : HAMM
73
Toadies' replies : YESES
Down
1
Wander aimlessly : GAD
2
"Ars Amatoria" poet : OVID
3
Wild hog : BOAR
4
Broadcaster : AIRER
5
Wry humor : DRYWIT
6
Late crooner Rawls : LOU
7
Transvaal settlers : BOERS
8
Slightly ahead in a game : ONEUP
9
How the rational behave : SANELY
10
Fall back : EBB
11
Tough way to sell : DOORTODOOR
12
Certain belly button : INNIE
13
Lohengrin, for one : TENOR
18
Tasty clam : QUAHOG
22
Stylish Christian : DIOR
25
Get smart : LEARN
26
Failing to win or lose : TYING
27
Fingerboard part : FRET
28
"Darn it all!" : OHNO
29
Obviously embarrassed : REDASABEET
33
Good point : ASSET
35
"Bah!" : FIE
36
Red Cross supply : SERUM
38
Fat unit : GRAM
39
Takes in : EATS
42
Preacher's preaching : GOSPEL
45
Events where white gloves may be worn : TEAS
49
Foil : SCOTCH
51
Chap, in Chelsea : OLDBOY
53
Just plain people : FOLKS
54
Papas of "Zorba the Greek" : IRENE
55
"Cheers" barmaid : CARLA
56
Poppy product : OPIUM
57
"Uncle!" : IGIVE
61
Barely produces, with "out" : EKES
62
Drought-stricken : SERE
64
Low-___ image : RES
66
1972 treaty subj. : ABM
67
Urban grid: Abbr. : STS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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