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New York Times, Tuesday, June 22, 2004

The end of each of 20- and 56-Across and 11- and 29-Down is a popular one

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Allan E. Parrish

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {HQ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Parrish.
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U
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K
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E
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S
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M
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M
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C
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O
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L
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B
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K
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W
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L
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P
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T
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R
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O
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© 2004, The New York Times6/22/04 ( No. 19,950 )
Across
1
Luau instruments, for short : UKES
5
Noted plus-size model : EMME
9
Nice to wear : COMFY
14
Like Playboy models : SEXY
15
"Hud" Oscar winner Patricia : NEAL
16
Be nuts about : ADORE
17
Qatari V.I.P. : EMIR
18
Turns abruptly : ZAGS
19
Novelist Ephron : DELIA
20
Old telephone feature : ROTARYDIAL
23
Proofreader's mark : STET
24
G.P.A., slangily : CUME
25
Put a value on : ASSESS
27
When summer starts : INJUNE
30
Cry over : BEMOAN
32
Geographical septet : SEAS
33
Kabob holder : SKEWER
35
Pitcher part : LIP
38
See 41-Across : NAMES
40
Historic time : AGE
41
With 38-Across, what the four key parts of this puzzle are : TRADE
43
Uno + due : TRE
44
Conductor Toscanini : ARTURO
47
State openly : AVOW
48
Brawl site in a western : SALOON
50
Horrifies : APPALS
52
Yalta's peninsula : CRIMEA
54
Stowe equipment : SKIS
55
Hearty party : RAVE
56
Gymgoer's goal : MUSCLETONE
62
Earth's ___ layer : OZONE
64
19-Across's sister : NORA
65
Medieval chest : ARCA
66
Wades across, say : FORDS
67
"The heat ___!" : ISON
68
Bring up : REAR
69
Rendezvous : TRYST
70
Rock's Rundgren : TODD
71
The end of each of 20- and 56-Across and 11- and 29-Down is a popular one : SOAP
Down
1
Addict : USER
2
___ sabe : KEMO
3
Turnpike toll-paying locale : EXIT
4
Big Orange of college sports : SYRACUSE
5
Pepsin and rennin, for two : ENZYMES
6
Gettysburg victor : MEADE
7
Yule trio : MAGI
8
Adamson's lioness : ELSA
9
Crude dude : CAD
10
Ukrainian port : ODESSA
11
Fuji flow : MOLTENLAVA
12
Part of a Happy Meal : FRIES
13
"The Second Coming" poet : YEATS
21
Seek a seat : RUN
22
Poor, as excuses go : LAME
26
Put into slots : SORT
27
"___ that special?!" : ISNT
28
Within earshot : NEAR
29
"Howards End" director : JAMESIVORY
30
Kicked off : BEGUN
31
Fancy pitcher : EWER
34
Green Hornet's sidekick : KATO
36
Hit Fox show, in headlines : IDOL
37
Mass seating : PEWS
39
Mall attraction : SALE
42
Eminem and Dr. Dre, for two : RAPSTARS
45
Gad about : ROAM
46
Bay Area city : OAKLAND
49
Makes right : AMENDS
51
Pizza order : PIE
52
Video game heroine Lara ___ : CROFT
53
Stubble remover : RAZOR
54
New England catch : SCROD
57
Complex dwelling : UNIT
58
"Eh" : SOSO
59
Black-and-white treat : OREO
60
Final Four org. : NCAA
61
Tombstone lawman : EARP
63
Ballpark fig. : EST

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

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