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New York Times, Wednesday, July 12, 2006

What happens in one scene in "The Wizard of Oz"?

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Chisholm

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JXYZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times7/12/06 ( No. 20,700 )

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Across
1
Out on ___ : ALIMB
6
"Casablanca" pianist : SAM
9
1970's nightspot : DISCO
14
Top part of a form : LINEA
15
Iron ___ : AGE
16
Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
17
Vegetarian's no-no? : FLESHFOOD
19
They're expected : NORMS
20
Hindu royal : RANI
21
Word from the crib : GOO
23
Extra-wide : EEE
24
Some NCO's : SGTS
26
100% wool garments? : FLOCKCOATS
30
H.S. subject : ENG
31
Early Chinese dynasty name : WEI
32
Cottonwoods : ALAMOS
33
Put down : QUASH
35
Something's brewing there : TEAPOT
38
Scene from "Peter Pan"? : STAGEFLIGHT
41
Just one small bite : ATASTE
42
Former carrier name : USAIR
45
Point of writing? : PENNIB
48
B.M.O.C., e.g. : VIP
50
Actress Lupino : IDA
51
"What a nasty e-mail!" : IWASFLAMED
54
Egg layer? : FLOP
55
"Delta of Venus" writer : NIN
56
Prefix with friendly : ECO
57
MGM co-founder : LOEW
59
Pretzels, basically : KNOTS
62
What happens in one scene in "The Wizard of Oz"? : HOMEFLIES
66
Sikorsky and others : IGORS
67
Pitcher's stat. : ERA
68
Of an arm bone : ULNAR
69
Glacial ridge : ESKER
70
Match part : SET
71
"___ say …" ("Alas …") : SADTO
Down
1
Landon of 1930's politics : ALF
2
Al Capp diminutive : LIL
3
Krypton, e.g. : INERTGAS
4
They have flat tops : MESAS
5
Ruhr road : BAHN
6
___ Paulo : SAO
7
Galore, 60's-style : AGOGO
8
Bordeaux wine : MEDOC
9
Dapper one? : DAN
10
Prefix with metric : ISO
11
Mill site : STREAM
12
Snapped out of it : CAMETO
13
Have a one-track mind : OBSESS
18
Drum's partner : FIFE
22
Cousin of a giraffe : OKAPI
24
Et ___ (footnote abbr.) : SEQ
25
Bearded beast : GNU
27
Some brews : LITES
28
Get blocked : CLOGUP
29
"Nerts!" and others : OATHS
31
"Just suppose …" : WHATIF
34
Nixon commerce secretary Maurice : STANS
36
Young newt : EFT
37
Advil rival : ALEVE
39
Monroe's "The Misfits" co-star : GABLE
40
Help from behind : TAILWIND
43
Swear words? : IDO
44
A lot of popular music nowadays : RAP
45
Small digit : PINKIE
46
"Dallas" family : EWINGS
47
Movie Inuit : NANOOK
49
Between jobs : IDLE
52
Flu symptoms : ACHES
53
A film 007 : MOORE
54
Guy, informally : FELLA
58
"The Story ___" (Willis movie) : OFUS
60
Uno + due : TRE
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Estonia, e.g., once: Abbr. : SSR
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Welcome site : MAT
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Finish off : EAT
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Unlikely sign at a 54-Across : SRO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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