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New York Times, Wednesday, May 19, 2004

Last section of a London telephone directory

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times5/19/04 ( No. 19,916 )
Across
1
Reunion group : CLAN
5
Cheese from Europe : EDAM
9
Capital of Bolivia : LAPAZ
14
Altar happening : RITE
15
Investigatory aid : NOSE
16
Rare eye color : OLIVE
17
Controversial apple spray : ALAR
18
"Whatcha ___?" : DOIN
19
Increased : WAXED
20
Dealer in ointments? : SALVETRADER
23
Model information: Abbr. : YRS
24
Eye cover : SCLERA
25
"Star Wars" creature : EWOK
27
None-too-bright Broadway backer? : OBTUSEANGEL
33
Wrestling throw : BODYSLAM
37
Don ___ de la Vega, a k a Zorro : DIEGO
38
Zhivago's love : LARA
39
Swelling : EDEMA
42
British weapon : STEN
43
Time and ___ : AHALF
45
African desert : KALAHARI
47
Some dairy records? : BUTTERFILES
50
Aleutian island : ATKA
51
Pageboy, for one : HAIRDO
56
Modifying wd. : ADJ
59
Kangaroos at the South Pole? : COLDHOPPERS
62
"___ the Raven, 'Nevermore'" : QUOTH
64
Place : LIEU
65
One way to run : AMOK
66
Loosen : UNTIE
67
Currier's partner : IVES
68
Zola novel : NANA
69
Syrian leader : ASSAD
70
Shoulder adjoiner : NAPE
71
Impressionist : APER
Down
1
Uncouth : CRASS
2
Purple shade : LILAC
3
In any way : ATALL
4
Chutzpah : NERVE
5
Lamp support, perhaps : ENDTABLE
6
Word with chain or prize : DOOR
7
___ Minor : ASIA
8
Director Sam of "American Beauty" : MENDES
9
Mean way to go : LOWROAD
10
Like : ALA
11
Sprite : PIXY
12
State confidently : AVER
13
Last section of a London telephone directory : ZEDS
21
Cupid's counterpart : EROS
22
Milk source : EWE
26
Purchase at a Jewish deli : KNISH
28
Small amount : TAD
29
1957 Best Supporting Actress Miyoshi ___ : UMEKI
30
"___ life!" : GETA
31
City ENE of Budapest : EGER
32
Actress Anderson : LONI
33
Spill the beans : BLAB
34
Island with Kaala Peak : OAHU
35
"Shoot!" : DRAT
36
1945 conference site : YALTA
40
___ de tête (French headache) : MAL
41
Draft locale : ALEHOUSE
44
Sold for : FETCHED
46
"Pronto!" : ASAP
48
"Citizen Kane" studio : RKO
49
Sergeant's order : FALLIN
52
Toothpaste once advertised by Bucky Beaver : IPANA
53
Chart anew : REMAP
54
Dull speaker : DRONE
55
Schindler of "Schindler's List" : OSKAR
56
Shade by the beach? : AQUA
57
Demands for payment : DUNS
58
Scribbles (down) : JOTS
60
Egoistical, demanding sort : DIVA
61
Dickens's villainous clerk : HEEP
63
Aunt, in Aragón : TIA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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