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New York Times, Wednesday, May 3, 2006

Joel Chandler ___, creator of Uncle Remus

Author:
Lisa Wiseman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lisa Wiseman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Wiseman.
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© 2006, The New York Times5/3/06 ( No. 20,630 )
Across
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Conned : HAD
4
Hits with junk e-mail : SPAMS
9
Swamplike : BOGGY
14
Flurry : ADO
15
Time-related : HORAL
16
More apt : ABLER
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Sights at many natl. parks : RVS
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Clubs for a "Lord of the Rings" actor? : ELIJAHWOODS
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French royal : REINE
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Biological eggs : OVULES
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Binds to service : INDENTURES
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Chump : SAP
29
John of ABC News : STOSSEL
30
Hockey practice : SKATING
33
Sleep stage, briefly : REM
35
Sorority letter : THETA
36
Clubs for a "Good Will Hunting" actress? : MINNIEDRIVERS
42
Setting for "The Constant Gardener" : KENYA
43
Rested one's feet : SAT
44
Nods, maybe : ASSENTS
47
Lot of yakking : GABFEST
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Water source : TAP
54
Brings up again : RESURRECTS
56
Nuts : INSANE
59
Really go for : ADORE
60
Clubs for a "Reversal of Fortune" actor? : JEREMYIRONS
64
Rollaway : COT
65
Mountain crest : ARETE
66
Garage jobs : LUBES
67
Situp targets : ABS
68
En ___ (together) : MASSE
69
Poet Dickinson : EMILY
70
Riddle-me, riddle-me-___ : REE
Down
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Joel Chandler ___, creator of Uncle Remus : HARRIS
2
Christian observance : ADVENT
3
Square-dance figure : DOSIDO
4
Lusters : SHEENS
5
Electioneer : POL
6
Mr. Onassis : ARI
7
The Masters or British Open, e.g. : MAJOR
8
Toils (away) : SLAVES
9
Sob : BAWL
10
"O" in a phonetic alphabet : OBOE
11
Less flat : GLOSSIER
12
H.S. dropout's goal : GED
13
Calendar spans: Abbr. : YRS
19
Corn covering : HUSK
21
Old video game inits. : NES
24
Actress Garr : TERI
25
1997 title role for Peter Fonda : ULEE
27
Little scurriers : ANTS
28
Tour organizer, for short : PGA
31
Offroad goer, for short : ATV
32
With 49-Down, interest rate setter : THE
34
Co-workers of R.N.'s : MDS
36
Painted Desert feature : MESA
37
Heartens : INSPIRES
38
Nevada's largest county : NYE
39
Palindromic girl's name : NAN
40
Sauce brand : RAGU
41
___-Tass news agency : ITAR
42
Kit ___ bar : KAT
45
Waiter's aid : TRAY
46
Softheaded : SENILE
48
Bold : BRASSY
49
See 32-Down : FED
50
Prius, e.g. : ECOCAR
51
Dance floor light : STROBE
52
African menace : TSETSE
55
Truth ___ : SERUM
57
New Jersey hoopsters : NETS
58
Hook's mate : SMEE
60
Traffic problem : JAM
61
Unratified proposal, briefly : ERA
62
It's tied with a bow : OBI
63
In the: Italian : NEL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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