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New York Times, Wednesday, June 25, 2003

Author:
Leonard Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Leonard Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0625 ( 19,587 )

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Across
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"___ Poetica" : ARS
4
Build (on) : ADD
7
Money set aside : ESCROW
13
Doo-wop syllable : SHA
14
Wimbledon five-peater : BORG
16
Nigerian novelist Chinua ___ : ACHEBE
17
Tap-dancing without taps : SOFTSHOE
19
Move unsteadily : TEETER
20
Jewish month : ADAR
21
Reinking on Broadway : ANN
22
Actually, legally : INESSE
23
A von Trapp : MARIA
25
Like paradise : EDENIC
27
Post-E.R. destination, maybe : ICU
28
Increase, with "up" : REV
29
Hopscotch player's buy : CHALK
33
Fla. vacation spot : STPETE
36
Necessary: Abbr. : REQD
38
Tell a whopper : LIE
39
Sportage maker : KIA
40
Scalia colleague : OCONNOR
42
"Solaris" author : LEM
43
Like some verbs: Abbr. : IRR
44
Bush adviser Karl : ROVE
45
Get a little teary : MISTUP
47
Grade of tea : PEKOE
49
Mo. named for an emperor : AUG
51
Southern Conference sch. : VMI
52
Like many models : SVELTE
54
Chair designer Charles : EAMES
57
Containing cracks, maybe : FLAWED
60
Liquor in a shot : RYE
62
Block brand : LEGO
63
Detection devices : RADARS
64
"Not to mention ..." : ASWELLAS
66
Ultimatum words : ORELSE
67
Pope, 1513-21 : LEOX
68
Suffix with boff, in old slang : OLA
69
Comic Howie : MANDEL
70
"Citizen Kane" studio : RKO
71
Joined : WED
Down
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State of India : ASSAM
2
1970's comedy spinoff : RHODA
3
Zoo alternative : SAFARIPARK
4
Crunch targets : ABS
5
Qatar's capital : DOHA
6
Yawn-inducing speaker : DRONER
7
Have a home-cooked meal : EATIN
8
Coastal highway, say : SCENICDRIVE
9
Marin of comedy : CHEECH
10
Soaks, as flax : RETS
11
U.K. awards : OBES
12
"___ #1!" : WERE
15
Like "waitperson" : GENDERNEUTRAL
18
Jiffy : TRICE
24
Cassette deck feature : AUTOREVERSE
26
Squared : EVEN
30
Worst ever : ALLTIMELOW
31
Stead : LIEU
32
1996 veep hopeful : KEMP
33
Go past : SKIP
34
Get jaded : TIRE
35
"Foucault's Pendulum" author : ECO
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Iranian city : QOM
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Picture frame shape : OVAL
46
Like some talk : SMALL
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Warren Report name : OSWALD
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It blows off steam : GEYSER
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Detroit dud : EDSEL
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Tied, as a French score : EGALE
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"Alas!" : SOSAD
57
Memo word : FROM
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"___ Croft: Tomb Raider" (2001 flick) : LARA
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Yemen's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
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"Star Wars" creature : EWOK
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Prefix with skeleton : EXO

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

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