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New York Times, Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Broadway composer (of 18-, 20-, and 57-Across) born 3/22/1930

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 110 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times3/22/05 ( No. 20,223 )
Across
1
Hardwood tree : ASH
4
Nosed (out) : EDGED
9
With 69-Across, song from 20-Across : BEING
14
Give the umpire grief : BOO
15
Mr. Moto player : LORRE
16
Kid's retort : AMTOO
17
Big inits. in TV comedy : SNL
18
1979 musical about a half-mad barber : SWEENEYTODD
20
1970 musical about marriage : COMPANY
22
Fury : IRE
23
U.S.: Abbr. : AMER
24
See 51-Across : IMAROUND
29
Container with a screw-top : MASONJAR
33
___ vera : ALOE
34
Some toy trucks : TONKAS
37
Head of Haiti : TETE
38
Broadway composer (of 18-, 20-, and 57-Across) born 3/22/1930 : STEPHENSONDHEIM
43
Rime : HOAR
44
Oklahoma native : SOONER
45
"Wishing won't make ___" : ITSO
46
Encounter, as success : MEETWITH
51
With 24-Across, song from 18-Across : NOTWHILE
55
Height: Prefix : ACRO
56
Wallach of "The Magnificent Seven" : ELI
57
1971 musical about a reunion : FOLLIES
60
Song from 57-Across : IMSTILLHERE
65
Unforgettable Cole : NAT
66
Army inspection? : RECON
67
Giant : TITAN
68
Bell Atlantic merger partner of 2000 : GTE
69
See 9-Across : ALIVE
70
Refine, as metal : SMELT
71
One of the Chaplins : SYD
Down
1
Early 80's political scandal : ABSCAM
2
California winemaking county : SONOMA
3
Noted resident of Baker Street : HOLMES
4
"Born Free" lioness : ELSA
5
Like the answer to this clue : DOWN
6
Lady Jane ___ : GREY
7
Before, in verse : ERE
8
Jeans material : DENIM
9
Aspirin maker : BAYER
10
CPR giver, for short : EMT
11
Skater Midori : ITO
12
Give the go-ahead : NOD
13
The Almighty : GOD
19
Noteworthy time : ERA
21
Specialist : PRO
24
Annoying : IRKSOME
25
It's sworn at a swearing-in : OATH
26
Peter Fonda title role : ULEE
27
Reply to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
28
Consider : DEEM
30
Utmost : NTH
31
Average guys : JOES
32
___ Domini : ANNO
35
First-rate : AONE
36
Old dagger : SNEE
38
Climb, as a pole : SHIN
39
Canine from Kansas : TOTO
40
Bridge hand : EAST
41
Ship's front : PROW
42
Richard Gere title role : DRT
47
___-Mart : WAL
48
Cake toppers : ICINGS
49
Pact : TREATY
50
Entertained : HOSTED
52
"Die Lorelei" poet : HEINE
53
Under the weather : ILL
54
Light rhythms : LILTS
57
Party : FETE
58
Kind of exam : ORAL
59
Advanced : LENT
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C.D. holder, maybe : IRA
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Alice's sitcom boss : MEL
62
H.S. course : SCI
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"Mazel ___!" : TOV
64
Not her : HIM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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