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New York Times, Wednesday, June 18, 2003

Word that can follow the end of 21-, 33-, 43- or 56-Across

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JVZ} This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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D
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© 2003, The New York Times6/18/03 ( No. 19,580 )
Across
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Where the mouth is : DELTA
6
Offend : MIFF
10
Exit, often : RAMP
14
1975 Tony winner for Best Play : EQUUS
15
Hydrox rival : OREO
16
Alike, to André : EGAL
17
Military brass? : BUGLE
18
Big screen name : IMAX
19
Attend : GOTO
20
They might require overtime : TIES
21
Theater usher's need : FLASHLIGHT
23
Stretch out : SPRAWL
25
Jettison : TOSS
26
See 53-Down : ROOT
29
Protestant Reformation figure : LUTHER
33
Daily Planet chief : PERRYWHITE
38
Harass : RIDE
39
Skin cream ingredient : ALOE
40
Suffix with Samson : ITE
41
Sea moss constituent : ALGA
42
Ticket sales : GATE
43
"Anything Goes" composer : COLEPORTER
46
Alchemic mixture : ELIXIR
48
Actor Jannings : EMIL
49
Jewish month : ADAR
51
Mailing supplies : LABELS
56
Ox or pig : FARMANIMAL
61
"There oughta be ___!" : ALAW
62
"The Time Machine" people : ELOI
63
Wrinkled, as a brow : KNIT
64
Pernod flavoring : ANISE
65
Aware of : UPON
66
Abstainer's opposite : USER
67
Felt compassion (for) : ACHED
68
Capitol topper : DOME
69
Clinton cabinet member Federico : PENA
70
Word that can follow the end of 21-, 33-, 43- or 56-Across : HOUSE
Down
1
Reasons to look for a shark? : DEBTS
2
Fit out : EQUIP
3
German gun : LUGER
4
City on the Arkansas River : TULSA
5
Enzyme suffix : ASE
6
Drudgery : MOIL
7
"The Joy of Cooking" author Rombauer : IRMA
8
Lavish meal : FEAST
9
Front place? : FOXHOLE
10
Record holder : REGISTRAR
11
Eager : AGOG
12
Standardized test topic : MATH
13
Represent graphically : PLOT
21
Go smoothly : FLOW
22
Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
24
Ironic : WRY
27
Home for Ulysses G. Grant : OHIO
28
Championship : TITLE
30
Sword part : HILT
31
Better chance : EDGE
32
Bring up : REAR
33
Web site unit : PAGE
34
Lod Airport carrier : ELAL
35
French roast : ROTI
36
Take another look at : REEXAMINE
37
Abound (with) : TEEM
43
Get started : CRANKUP
44
Tiresome one : PILL
45
Plug or play ending : OLA
47
Panhandle state: Abbr. : IDA
50
Dentist's request : RINSE
52
Baccarat call : BANCO
53
With 26-Across, 1912 Nobel Peace Prize winner : ELIHU
54
Emits coherent light : LASES
55
Garbo, by birth : SWEDE
56
More than a tiff : FEUD
57
Food in a can : ALPO
58
Freedom : ROOM
59
Demeanor : MIEN
60
Gillette product : ATRA
64
"Won-der-ful!" : AAH

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

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