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New York Times, Monday, June 27, 2005

Choice offered at an electronic payment machine

Author:
Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kurt Mengel
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1.48000
Jan-Michele Gianette

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {HJQZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Mengel. This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Gianette. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times6/27/05 ( No. 20,320 )

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1
Smile : GRIN
5
Body of water in Italy : LAGO
9
Alternative to U.P.S. : FEDEX
14
City for a quickie marriage or divorce : RENO
15
Push up against : ABUT
16
Fred's dancing partner : ADELE
17
Aide: Abbr. : ASST
18
Filet of ___ : SOLE
19
Stirs up : RILES
20
Choice at a supermarket checkout : PAPERORPLASTIC
23
Ram's mate : EWE
24
Sculptures and oils : ART
25
52, in old Rome : LII
26
Choice offered at an electronic payment machine : CREDITORDEBIT
33
Man's name that's an alphabetic string : STU
34
Actress Gardner : AVA
35
Group of 100 in Washington : SENATE
36
Singer Sedaka : NEIL
37
Squeeze (out) : EKE
39
Cap and gown wearer : GRAD
40
Single-celled creature : AMOEBA
43
Finish : END
45
Pipe bend : ELL
46
Choice at an airplane ticket counter : WINDOWORAISLE
49
Neither's partner : NOR
50
___ tai (drink) : MAI
51
Singer Sumac : YMA
54
Choice at a coffee bar : REGULARORDECAF
59
Runs across the field : LOPES
60
Hatcher of "Desperate Housewives" : TERI
61
Actress Anderson : LONI
62
Dress style : ALINE
63
Sporting blade : EPEE
64
___ Rabbit : BRER
65
Religious offshoots : SECTS
66
Grass clumps : SODS
67
The "a" in a.m. : ANTE
Down
1
Vineyard fruit : GRAPE
2
Cut again : RESAW
3
State auto requirement : INSPECTION
4
Middle C, e.g. : NOTE
5
Longtime Dodger manager Tommy : LASORDA
6
Cut short, as an attempt : ABORTIVE
7
Big swallow : GULP
8
Verdi's Moor : OTELLO
9
Gary Larson comic, with "The" : FARSIDE
10
Rewrite : EDIT
11
Meat slicer locale : DELI
12
It's A.C. or D.C. : ELEC
13
Crosses (out) : XES
21
"Norma ___" : RAE
22
Shows, as programs : AIRS
27
Governed : RULED
28
Giver's opposite : TAKER
29
TV actress Georgia : ENGEL
30
Malt liquor base : BARLEYCORN
31
Slanted, as type: Abbr. : ITAL
32
Excellent adventurer with Bill : TED
33
18-wheeler : SEMI
36
No, slangily : NAW
38
Smitten : ENAMORED
41
Job rewards : BONUSES
42
Illegally off base : AWOL
44
Journals : DIARIES
47
Speechifies : ORATES
48
Half-brother of Tom Sawyer : SID
52
"A Bar at the Folies-Bergère" painter : MANET
53
In flames : AFIRE
54
Actor's part : ROLE
55
Movie best seen on a wide screen : EPIC
56
Lady's man : GENT
57
Used auto, perhaps : REPO
58
Isle of exile for Napoleon : ELBA
59
___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS

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

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