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New York Times, Thursday, March 18, 2004

"Charge" missing from 18-, 20-, 55- and 61-Across, and 11- and 28-Down

Author:
Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lee Glickstein
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVWXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 118 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times3/18/04 ( No. 19,854 )
Across
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Run up : AMASS
6
Building block : ADOBE
11
It's a mess : STY
14
Range orphan : DOGIE
15
Oscar winner Zellweger : RENEE
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"This ___ shall pass" : TOO
17
Hippo tail? : DROME
18
Zoo for newborns? : NATALPARK
20
Ceremonial drumstick? : LEGOFHONOR
22
Suffix with sermon : ETTE
23
Stretch out : LIE
24
"A Taste for Death" author : PDJAMES
26
Fall behind in a race : LOSETIME
31
Police blotter abbr. : AKA
32
Best friend's dinner, maybe : ALPO
33
Musical selection : NUMBER
36
Racing initials : STP
39
Liquid ___ (refrigerant) : NEON
40
By hook or by crook, e.g. : IDIOM
41
Plains tribe : OTOE
42
Camera ___ (film festival prize) : DOR
43
Pounding tool : PESTLE
44
Folk singer Seeger : PETE
45
Cable giant : TBS
47
Wizard : SORCERER
49
1950's Firedomes : DESOTOS
53
"Charge" missing from 18-, 20-, 55- and 61-Across, and 11- and 28-Down : ION
54
"Wishing won't make ___" : ITSO
55
Plum permit? : PURPLEPASS
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Popular pen pitcher? : THEBICMAN
63
Scamp : ROGUE
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Quirk : TIC
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Soccer great Maradona : DIEGO
66
Oil holder : CRUET
67
When Can. celebrates Thanksgiving : OCT
68
Sound some strings : STRUM
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Nations Unies members : ETATS
Down
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Extra: Abbr. : ADDL
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Extra : MORE
3
Like a kid at the circus : AGOG
4
Buck : SIMOLEON
5
Deem appropriate : SEEFIT
6
Florence's river : ARNO
7
Unsuccessful candidate in the 2004 primaries : DEAN
8
Ahead of the pack : ONTOP
9
Amish growth : BEARD
10
Sushi stock : EEL
11
Actuary? : STATMASTER
12
Nutty cake : TORTE
13
Couples : YOKES
19
Point on a line graph : PEAK
21
Bottom, slangily : HEINIE
25
Cookie holder : JAR
26
Domain : LAND
27
Blue Bonnet, e.g. : OLEO
28
Athlete worshipers? : SPORTSSECT
29
Some spa mixtures : MUDS
30
Issues : EMITS
34
Single-edged knife : BOLO
35
First name in cooking : EMERIL
37
Lug : TOTE
38
Equal : PEER
41
International trade place : OPENPORT
43
S.F. hours : PST
46
Nitwit : BOOB
48
Make do : COERCE
49
Mark of conformity? : DITTO
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Work ___ : ETHIC
51
Footnote abbr. : OPCIT
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So-called "cradle of civilization" : SUMER
56
Sauce brand : RAGU
57
___-Penh : PNOM
58
The rain in Spain : AGUA
59
Tallow source : SUET
60
Some volleyball hits : SETS
62
Bar-goers' needs : IDS

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