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New York Times, Tuesday, April 24, 2001

25-Across : Poles with footrests

Author:
Tyler Hinman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tyler Hinman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Hinman.
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© 2001, The New York Times4/24/01 ( No. 18,795 )

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Across
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Words on a book jacket : BLURB
6
Roberts of "The Mexican" : JULIA
11
Campaign contributor, maybe : PAC
14
Postal scale unit : OUNCE
15
Furious : IRATE
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Building add-on : ELL
17
Lawyer's wear? : TRIALBLAZER
19
___ king : ALA
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Bewitch : HEX
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Entirely : FULLY
22
Big hairstyles : AFROS
24
Rotating part under the hood : CAM
25
Poles with footrests : STILTS
26
One sharing Iranian money? : RIALSPLITTER
32
Old-fashioned tie : ASCOT
33
Hosiery shade : ECRU
34
"My word!" : EGAD
38
Ambulance supplies : KITS
39
Winged : AVIAN
40
"Star Trek" navigator : SULU
41
To be, in 49-Down : ESSE
42
Navigator's position : HELM
43
Takes on : HIRES
44
Journal entry? : DIARYPRODUCT
47
Join the army, say : ENLIST
50
Supped : ATE
51
Instrument with hammers : PIANO
52
Silk-producing city : LYONS
55
Points scored for a safety : TWO
58
Critical campaign mo. : OCT
59
One who's tempting NBC's Williams? : BRIANTEASER
62
Psi's preceder : CHI
63
Grocery part : AISLE
64
Showing awe : AGAPE
65
Mother ptarmigan : HEN
66
They're shown to a novice : ROPES
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Wrongs : TORTS
Down
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Not just one : BOTH
2
Tackle box item : LURE
3
Computer operating system developed by Bell Labs : UNIX
4
Electronics brand : RCA
5
City of Ulster : BELFAST
6
She tumbled after Jack : JILL
7
Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
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Indolent : LAZY
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Suffix on names of 57-Down : ITE
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Make bubbly : AERATE
11
Necklace item : PEARL
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Mete out : ALLOT
13
'02 or '03, e.g. : CLASS
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Road caution : BUMP
23
Warm place on a winter's night : FIRESIDE
24
Neared, with "on" : CLOSEDIN
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Surprise greatly : STUN
26
Fall tool : RAKE
27
Egyptian deity : ISIS
28
New Testament book : ACTS
29
Part of a voting machine : LEVER
30
How to respond to an insult : ICILY
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Lady's mate, in a Disney film : TRAMP
35
Wise one : GURU
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A Baldwin : ALEC
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Do some housecleaning : DUST
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At the drop of ___ : AHAT
43
Position of pressure : HOTSEAT
45
Weather map line : ISOBAR
46
Emulate Dennis Miller : RANT
47
Period in history : EPOCH
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Suitable place : NICHE
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See 41-Across : LATIN
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Speech problem : LISP
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Harvard rival : YALE
54
Washington bills : ONES
55
Nicholas II was the last one : TSAR
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"Jesus ___" (shortest verse in the Bible) : WEPT
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See 9-Down : ORES
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Brazilian city, familiarly : RIO
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In the past : AGO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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