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New York Times, Tuesday, July 11, 2000

George C. Scott's Oscar-winning role

Author:
Nick Grivas and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nick Grivas
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Grivas. This is puzzle # 56 for Ms. Salomon.
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© 2000, The New York Times7/11/00 ( No. 18,508 )

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Place for a fire : CAMP
5
Oklahoma's state tree : REDBUD
11
Hot resort? : SPA
14
Water for Juan : AGUA
15
May who directed "Ishtar" : ELAINE
16
Middle X of X-X-X : TAC
17
It's closed for fighting : FIST
18
Initial consideration : FIRSTBLUSH
20
Powers that be : ELITE
22
Law, in Lyon : LOI
23
Church recess : APSE
24
It sweeps across the face : SECONDHAND
27
Requiring sudden death : TIED
28
Amateur sports org. : NCAA
29
Ecclesiastical gathering : SYNOD
31
Buckeyes' sch. : OSU
34
Ribosomal ___ : RNA
36
___ Rock (Australian tourist site) : AYERS
39
Possible title for this puzzle : RUNNINGTHEBASES
44
Disney theme park : EPCOT
45
Singing cowboy Ritter : TEX
46
Wee one : TOT
47
Windblown soil : LOESS
50
"___ the Wild Wind" (DeMille movie) : REAP
53
Do library research : READ
55
Unindustrialized : THIRDWORLD
60
Actor Jannings : EMIL
61
It comes with a charge : ION
62
Flight segment : STAIR
63
Headquarters : HOMEOFFICE
67
Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
68
Had dinner : ATE
69
Flatware factory worker : PLATER
70
Boo-boo : SLIP
71
Hospital unit : BED
72
Somebody : PERSON
73
London's ___ Park : HYDE
Down
1
Parisian sidewalk sights : CAFES
2
Sprightly : AGILE
3
"The ___ of the spheres" : MUSIC
4
George C. Scott's Oscar-winning role : PATTON
5
Whistle blower : REF
6
Yalie : ELI
7
"Our Gang" girl : DARLA
8
Buffalo Bill's targets: Var. : BISONS
9
Piglike : UNTIDY
10
Belle of the ball : DEB
11
Maximally dense : STUPIDEST
12
Antiquated : PASSE
13
Longed (for) : ACHED
19
Singer Jackson : LATOYA
21
Business letter abbr. : ENC
25
"Shucks!" : DARN
26
Suspend : HANG
30
Make a collar : NAB
31
Pay dirt : ORE
32
Have dinner : SUP
33
Like some airport luggage : UNCLAIMED
35
Part of "D.A.": Abbr. : ATT
37
Antique auto : REO
38
Speedy flier : SST
40
Gray matter : NOODLE
41
Suffix with Canaan : ITE
42
Mannheim mister : HERR
43
Crossed (out) : EXED
48
Suppress : STIFLE
49
Yom Kippur horn : SHOFAR
51
Cornball comebacks : AWS
52
Soap ingredient : POTASH
53
Starting-over place : REHAB
54
Ham it up : EMOTE
56
Everything ___ place : INITS
57
Good news on Wall Street : RALLY
58
More than miffed : LIVID
59
Arrange gracefully : DRAPE
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Antonym: Abbr. : OPP
65
Top of the corp. ladder : CEO
66
Seabird : ERN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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