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New York Times, Thursday, March 31, 2005

Fighter pilot Edward for whom an airport is named

Author:
David Liben-Nowell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Liben-Nowell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Liben-Nowell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times3/31/05 ( No. 20,232 )

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Across
1
"Whew!" : MAN
4
It trembles in the woods : ASPEN
9
Biblical pronoun : THY
12
Milo's title partner in a 1989 film : OTIS
14
Relate to : BEARON
16
Not act professionally? : HAM
17
Singer Mitchell : JONI
18
Fix : SCRAPE
19
Rocker Ocasek : RIC
20
Indications needing interpretation : OMENS
22
Fills up : SATES
23
Athenian vowel : ETA
24
Swiss vendor : DELI
26
See to details : DOTTHEIS
28
Become old enough for : GROWINTO
31
Something to go to : SEED
32
Detroit org. : UAW
33
Representative : PROXY
35
It comes from the kitchen : AROMA
38
Web site offering : LINK
40
Pioneering computer : ENIAC
42
McGregor of "Star Wars" films : EWAN
43
Barnstormer : FLIER
45
Substitute : SCRUB
47
Minor objection : NIT
48
Fix : SPAY
50
Some sci-fi villains : ANDROIDS
52
Cook, in a way, as eggs : SOFTBOIL
55
Without : SANS
56
Sound of a epiphany : AHA
57
Shocks testers : BUMPS
59
Irk : GETAT
62
Kilmer of "Batman Forever" : VAL
63
Paragons : IDEALS
65
Shoe part : ARCH
66
Speech interruptions : ERS
67
"Christ Before Pilate" artist : TITIAN
68
Tackle box item : LURE
69
Date : SEE
70
Famous recluse : GARBO
71
Poetic time of day : EEN
Down
1
Magic charm : MOJO
2
Tiny bit : ATOM
3
See 6-Down : NINEDOWNISFALSE
4
They're crunched : ABS
5
Fractions of a deg. : SECS
6
3- and 9-Down, e.g. : PARADOXICALPAIR
7
Inspiration for poets and musicians : ERATO
8
Hotel restriction : NOPETS
9
See 6-Down : THREEDOWNISTRUE
10
Where Columbus made landfall, 1492 : HAITI
11
Certain community centers : YMCAS
13
Toughness : SINEW
15
Coca-Cola Company beverage : NESTEA
21
Falter : SLIP
25
Concerning : INRE
27
Word said while raising one's hand : HERE
28
Chasm : GULF
29
Transportation option : RAIL
30
Gobs : TONS
34
Ball in a basket : YARN
36
Old ___ : MAID
37
Some colonists : ANTS
39
Didn't spoil : KEPT
41
They're chewed in the field : CUDS
44
One good at multiplying : RABBIT
46
Talk big : BRAG
49
"Savvy?" : YOUDIG
51
N.B.A. star who played at L.S.U. : ONEAL
52
Pitching stat : SAVES
53
Fighter pilot Edward for whom an airport is named : OHARE
54
"___ man who wasn't there" : IMETA
58
Thick slice : SLAB
60
Planar measure : ACRE
61
Consequently : THEN
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___-cone : SNO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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