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New York Times, Tuesday, July 18, 2006

5, 3/4, pi, square root of -1 ... or a word that follows the starts of 17-, 27-, 43- and 58-Across

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times7/18/06 ( No. 20,706 )
Across
1
A trip can be taken on it : WHIM
5
Basic rhyme scheme : ABAB
9
Hindu "wonder worker" : FAKIR
14
Seep : OOZE
15
Seasoning for turkey dressing : SAGE
16
Jagged, as a leaf's edge : EROSE
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Healthful sandwich material : WHOLEWHEATBREAD
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Lawn base : SOD
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Unsmooth : COARSE
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Actress Vardalos : NIA
23
Much underused pronoun : WHOM
24
One-named Venetian master : TITIAN
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Counterpart of emotion : RATIONALTHOUGHT
32
Pull ... or puff : DRAG
33
Singer Cara : IRENE
34
Orch. section : STR
35
5, 3/4, pi, square root of -1 ... or a word that follows the starts of 17-, 27-, 43- and 58-Across : NUMBERS
38
Where Switz. is : EUR
41
Ed of "Lou Grant" : ASNER
42
One way to send pkgs. : USPS
43
One giving house tours : REALESTATEAGENT
49
Lure : ENTICE
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Talk (over) : HASH
51
Fannie ___ : MAE
52
First English king : EGBERT
55
Kid's pie stuff : MUD
58
Childhood pal, perhaps : IMAGINARYFRIEND
62
Respectful denial : NOSIR
63
Lima's land : PERU
64
___ Naldi, who co-starred with Valentino : NITA
65
Muumuu, e.g. : DRESS
66
Henry James biographer Leon : EDEL
67
2004 Brad Pitt film : TROY
Down
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Astounds : WOWS
2
Deep laugh : HOHO
3
Polo alternative : IZOD
4
Famous-voiced Blanc : MEL
5
Dazedly in love : ASWOON
6
Grand ___ Island : BAHAMA
7
Source of gray hairs, maybe : AGER
8
Actress Arthur and others : BEAS
9
Presidents' Day mo. : FEB
10
Part of E.T.A.: Abbr. : ARR
11
Chekov player on "Star Trek" : KOENIG
12
Book before Jeremiah : ISAIAH
13
Household pest : REDANT
18
It's often tested by shouting "Hello!" : ECHO
19
Leash : TETHER
23
Judge's wear of old : WIG
25
They can be indicated by a + or - : IONS
26
Election Day, e.g.: Abbr. : TUE
27
Rtes. : RDS
28
37-Down display : ART
29
Driveway surface : TAR
30
One with social grace, astrologically : LIBRA
31
Quattro - uno : TRE
35
Tiny unit of time: Abbr. : NSEC
36
Invisible : UNSEEN
37
Big Apple attraction, with "the" : MET
38
Ending with Japan : ESE
39
Airer of TV's "Moesha" : UPN
40
Q-U separator : RST
41
Oscar-nominated Will Smith role : ALI
42
"That's awful!" : UGH
43
Not let forget : REMIND
44
Bewitch : ENAMOR
45
Command to a saluter : ATEASE
46
"___ here!" : THEYRE
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Too much talk : EARFUL
48
Sci. of the heavens : ASTR
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Hang open : GAPE
54
Raised, in a way : BRED
55
Israel's Golda : MEIR
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"For ___ us a child is born ..." : UNTO
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Decisive time : DDAY
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Amer. fighters : GIS
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Not a popular federal org. : IRS
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Bankbook abbr. : INT

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later.

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