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New York Times, Wednesday, March 16, 2005

33-Across : Stop by

Author:
Holden Baker
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Holden Baker

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Baker.
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Across
1
Service unit : TEACUP
7
Itinerary abbr. : ETD
10
Blunders : ERRS
14
Garner of jazz : ERROLL
15
"Get it?" : SEE
16
Nair competitor : NEET
17
Watergate judge John : SIRICA
18
Biblical jawbone source : ASS
19
Way off : AFAR
20
"No kidding!?" : AREYOUSINCERE
23
Give, as odds : LAY
25
Untrustworthy sort : RAT
26
Up ___ (trapped) : ATREE
27
Really attractive : EYECATCHING
32
Tolkien creature : ENT
33
Stop by : ENDAT
34
Hugs, in a letter : OOO
35
Drugs, briefly : MEDS
36
Trip to the Bahamas, e.g. : SEACRUISE
40
"Doonesbury" character based on Hunter S. Thompson : DUKE
43
Rock's Bon Jovi : JON
44
Pushed hard : URGED
48
Genetic material : RNA
49
"The Mothers-in-Law" co-star : KAYEBALLARD
52
Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
54
Bend shape : ELL
55
European carrier : SAS
56
Jimmy Carter autobiography : WHYNOTTHEBEST
61
Zilch : NADA
62
Narrow inlet : RIA
63
Habituates : ENURES
66
Blue-pencil : EDIT
67
Creature with a tiny waist : ANT
68
Bar request : REFILL
69
"___ Dinah" (Frankie Avalon's first hit) : DEDE
70
Range units: Abbr. : MTS
71
Word spelled phonetically by the starts of 1-, 20-, 27-, 36-, 49- and 56-Across : TRICKY
Down
1
French possessive : TES
2
"___ tu" (Verdi aria) : ERI
3
In formation : ARRAYED
4
Rope fiber : COIR
5
Develop sores : ULCERATE
6
Dabble in : PLAYAT
7
Biblical twin : ESAU
8
Hardy heroine : TESS
9
Ricky player in '50s TV : DESI
10
Put on the books : ENACT
11
Grid coin tosser : REFEREE
12
Collide with, in a way : REAREND
13
D and C, in D.C. : STREETS
21
Like Nasdaq trades : OTC
22
Xanthippe, e.g. : NAG
23
Peggy with the 1958 hit "Fever" : LEE
24
Novelist Rand : AYN
28
Job for Perry Mason : CASE
29
Chanteuse Lena : HORNE
30
Marker : IOU
31
"There's ___ in 'team'" : NOI
35
Old World blackbird : MERL
37
1977 double-platinum Steely Dan album : AJA
38
Playing hard to get : COY
39
More morose : SULLENER
40
Blotted (out) : DROWNED
41
Expose to the sun : UNSHADE
42
Grasshopper's cousin : KATYDID
45
Stomach-related : GASTRIC
46
Stat. for Pedro Martinez : ERA
47
Letters on a shingle : DDS
49
"Kitchy-___!" : KOO
50
Waggle dance performer : BEE
51
Victoria's prince : ALBERT
53
Related maternally : ENATE
57
Vehicle on rails : TRAM
58
Glasses option : TINT
59
Boaters and bowlers : HATS
60
Muslim mystic : SUFI
64
Yellowstone herd member : ELK
65
Like some grins : SLY

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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