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New York Times, Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Word that can follow either half of 17-, 25-, 37-, 52- or 62-Across

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 141 for Ms. Salomon.
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© 2005, The New York Times5/25/05 ( No. 20,287 )
Across
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Bring in : REAP
5
Get moving : STIR
9
Mudville whiffer : CASEY
14
Dutch ___ (uncommon sights nowadays) : ELMS
15
Item in a frame : PANE
16
One way to look : ALIVE
17
Hamburger center : BEEFPATTY
19
Sheets and stuff : LINEN
20
Galley mover : OAR
21
Niagara River source : ERIE
22
One of Chekhov's "Three Sisters" : OLGA
23
Makes one : UNITES
25
Sore throat soother : LEMONTEA
29
Antiarms slogan : NONUKES
31
Ryder rental : VAN
32
Public image, briefly : REP
33
"Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang" rapper : DRDRE
34
Forbidden fruit site : EDEN
36
Word that can follow either half of 17-, 25-, 37-, 52- or 62-Across : CAKE
37
Chinese bowlful : FRIEDRICE
40
What 17-, 25-, 37-, 52- and 62-Across are, themewise : DUOS
43
Computer adventure game : MYST
44
Shoptalk : ARGOT
48
"The Gold Bug" author's inits. : EAP
49
___ Tomé and Príncipe : SAO
50
This person or that : SOMEONE
52
Sweet appetizer : FRUITCUP
55
Waterproof again : RESEAL
56
"Superman" role : LOIS
57
What mobsters pack : HEAT
59
Cardinal's letters : STL
60
Public relations person : AGENT
62
Steaming mugful : HOTCOFFEE
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Crazed : MANIC
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Bibliog. space saver : ETAL
66
Surf sound : ROAR
67
Spiel : PITCH
68
Get set for a shot : POSE
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Some airport data: Abbr. : ARRS
Down
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Echo : REBOUND
2
1930's-40's first lady : ELEANOR
3
Cree, e.g. : AMERIND
4
Pressure meas. : PSF
5
Thinly spread : SPARSE
6
Jacques of "Mon Oncle" : TATI
7
Chip giant : INTEL
8
Juan Carlos, e.g. : REY
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Visit : CALLON
10
Set straight : ALIGN
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Bobbysoxer idol : SINATRA
12
Garden party? : EVE
13
Kyoto capital : YEN
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Cheater, perhaps : PEEKER
22
Yemeni's neighbor : OMANI
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Gang territories : TURFS
26
Turns inside out : EVERTS
27
Surprised shriek : EEK
28
Big bruiser : APE
30
"Later" : SEEYOU
35
Driller's deg. : DDS
36
Daughter of Saturn : CERES
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Apples that can't be eaten : IMACS
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Snapped out of it : CAMETO
40
Cool, in slang : DEF
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Former Mideast inits. : UAR
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Ever so lavish : OPULENT
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Likes a lot : GOESFOR
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Running wild : ONATEAR
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Check cashers : TELLERS
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Knit or purl : STITCH
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Delphic seer : ORACLE
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Charged, in a way : IONIC
54
Snap : PHOTO
58
Greek H's : ETAS
60
Band equipment : AMP
61
Moo goo ___ pan : GAI
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Not squaresville : HEP
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Lobster ___ Diavolo : FRA

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

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