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New York Times, Monday, May 15, 2000

"___ Man Answers" (Sandra Dee film)

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 83 for Mr. Paul.
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Across
1
___ Romeo (sports car) : ALFA
5
Bottom of a boat : HULL
9
Yankee Stadium surface : GRASS
14
Jump (out), as from a plane : BAIL
15
Woodwind : OBOE
16
Main artery : AORTA
17
Theodore Roosevelt follower, 1912 : BULLMOOSE
19
Take to jail : RUNIN
20
Suffix with Gator : ADE
21
"___ Man Answers" (Sandra Dee film) : IFA
22
1-Down, e.g. : SINGERS
24
Overly common : TRITE
26
Book before Esth. : NEH
27
Black-footed animal : FERRET
30
Purify ceremonially : LUSTRATE
35
Not silently : ALOUD
36
More than serious : DIRE
37
Midmonth date : IDES
38
Machine cylinders : CAMS
39
___ bourgeois : PETIT
40
Car scar : DENT
41
Coup d'___ : ETAT
42
"Buyer beware" phrase : ASIS
43
Free-for-all : MELEE
44
Two five-spots : TENBUCKS
46
Special Forces headgear : BERETS
47
French article : UNE
48
Amount of hair : TRESS
50
Arthur Fiedler, e.g. : MAESTRO
54
Partner of outs : INS
55
Demolition stuff : TNT
58
Supplement : ADDTO
59
Theodore Roosevelt's namesake toy : TEDDYBEAR
62
Star in Orion's left foot : RIGEL
63
"Picnic" playwright : INGE
64
___ Major : URSA
65
Edgar Bergen's Mortimer ___ : SNERD
66
Tea leaves reader : SEER
67
Velcro alternative : SNAP
Down
1
"Waterloo" pop group : ABBA
2
Praise : LAUD
3
Manicurist's tool : FILE
4
Word before "that" or "there" : ALL
5
Forgo a cab : HOOFIT
6
Depth charge target : UBOAT
7
The "L" of L.A. : LOS
8
Popular jeans : LEES
9
January's birthstone : GARNET
10
Theodore Roosevelt's group : ROUGHRIDERS
11
"Rule Britannia" songwriter : ARNE
12
Paint can direction : STIR
13
Lacking : SANS
18
Stuck : MIRED
23
Corner map : INSET
24
Theodore Roosevelt's moniker : TRUSTBUSTER
25
High-hatter : ELITIST
27
Aspect : FACET
28
Thrill to death : ELATE
29
Kind of candle : ROMAN
31
"Exodus" author : URIS
32
Fred Astaire's sister : ADELE
33
Basic belief : TENET
34
___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
36
Dorm room feature : DESK
39
Hoosier hoopster : PACER
43
Stylike : MESSY
45
Numerous : UNTOLD
46
Drinking spree : BENDER
49
Blue ___ Mountains : RIDGE
50
"Total Recall" setting : MARS
51
Tennis score after deuce : ADIN
52
Narrowly defeat : EDGE
53
Elevator man : OTIS
55
Beach bird : TERN
56
Jet Propulsion Lab grp. : NASA
57
Pitfall : TRAP
60
WSW's reverse : ENE
61
School transport : BUS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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