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New York Times, Tuesday, March 2, 2004

7-Down : 38-Across and others

Author:
Charles Barasch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {Q} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Barasch.
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© 2004, The New York Times3/2/04 ( No. 19,838 )
Across
1
One of five Norwegian kings : OLAV
5
Times in history : ERAS
9
Longed : ACHED
14
Bit of mockery : JAPE
15
Cancel : XOUT
16
Spoils : BOOTY
17
Breezes through, as a test : ACES
18
Chanel competitor : COTY
19
Boxer Roberto : DURAN
20
Story written by 38-Across : YERTLETHETURTLE
23
1960's radical grp. : SDS
24
Cities Service competitor : ESSO
25
And : ALSO
26
Quaker ___ : OATS
28
1960's-70's baseball All-Star ___ Santo : RON
30
It's sometimes hard to make them meet : ENDS
33
Nicks : DINGS
35
"___ does what Nintendon't" (old slogan) : SEGA
37
___ polloi : HOI
38
Writer born March 2, 1904 : DRSEUSS
41
Gooey green substance in the title of a 38-Across story : OOBLECK
43
Professional org. : AMA
44
It often thickens : PLOT
46
Thief's "savings" : STASH
47
Goes on and on : YAPS
49
Summer mo. : AUG
50
Dueler of 1804 : BURR
51
Verve : ELAN
53
Pitcher : EWER
55
Took a load off : SAT
58
Birthplace of 38-Across : SPRINGFIELDMASS
62
Fleeced : HOSED
63
___ Minor : ASIA
64
Service org. since the 1850's : YWCA
65
Emerged : AROSE
66
Verve : ZEST
67
Hammer-wielding deity : THOR
68
Fellows : GENTS
69
"Do it, or ___!" : ELSE
70
Have the ___ for : HOTS
Down
1
1973 "Love Train" singers, with "the" : OJAYS
2
Ripped (into) : LACED
3
Tautology spoken by the title character in 11-Down : APERSONSAPERSON
4
Jacket accompanier : VEST
5
Overage : EXCESS
6
Cheers (for) : ROOTS
7
38-Across and others : AUTHORS
8
Eye malady : STYE
9
Singer Paula : ABDUL
10
18 holes, say : COURSE
11
Book written by 38-Across : HORTONHEARSAWHO
12
And others, for short : ETAL
13
Unit of force : DYNE
21
Eases : LETSUP
22
Dance for two : TANGO
27
Carbon dating determination : AGE
29
Fair-hiring agcy. : OEO
31
43-Across members : DOCS
32
Religious person with a turban : SIKH
33
Do-or-die time : DDAY
34
Cookbook writer Rombauer : IRMA
36
Crazy : ABSURD
39
70-Across, e.g. : SLANG
40
Former franc part : SOU
42
P.O. delivery : LTR
45
38-Across's real name, in brief : TGEISEL
48
Most clever : SLIEST
50
Miss the start : BELATE
52
Aconcagua is their tallest peak : ANDES
54
"Marat/Sade" playwright Peter : WEISS
56
Fancy tie : ASCOT
57
Romanov V.I.P.'s : TSARS
58
Kind of carpet : SHAG
59
Site of a sweat bead : PORE
60
Disconcert : FAZE
61
Fable : MYTH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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