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New York Times, Tuesday, July 19, 2005

"Everything can't work out perfectly"

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trip Payne

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Payne.
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© 2005, The New York Times7/19/05 ( No. 20,342 )
Across
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Observe Yom Kippur : FAST
5
Small snack : BITE
9
Foxhole, basically : DITCH
14
Darth's son : LUKE
15
Immunity item on "Survivor" : IDOL
16
___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
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God who rode an eight-legged horse : ODIN
18
Latch (onto) : GLOM
19
Disastrous : FATAL
20
"Everything can't work out perfectly" : WINSOMELOSESOME
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Actress Lupino : IDA
24
Binary digit : ONE
25
Tactic during police questioning : GOODCOPBADCOP
32
The Amish raise them : BARNS
33
Figure-skating division : PAIRS
34
Judo setting : MAT
36
401(k) alternatives : IRAS
37
Moves a muscle : STIRS
38
Word processor command : SAVE
39
Giants outfielder Mel : OTT
40
What a bloodhound tracks : SCENT
41
Wing, perhaps : ANNEX
42
It's one's word against the other : HESAIDSHESAID
45
Pound sound : ARF
46
Pear-shaped fruit : FIG
47
Not continuous : ONAGAINOFFAGAIN
56
Place with a "vacancy" sign : MOTEL
57
Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
58
"The Joy of Cooking" author Rombauer : IRMA
59
Like the Vikings : NORSE
60
Boxer Max : BAER
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Without ice : NEAT
62
Hopping mad : IRATE
63
Part of a venetian blind : SLAT
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Othello, e.g. : GAME
Down
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Move like lava : FLOW
2
Carmaker from Bavaria : AUDI
3
Tattoo artist's "canvas" : SKIN
4
Causes of stress : TENSIONS
5
Whopper rival : BIGMAC
6
Just chilling : IDLE
7
Hammer or hoe : TOOL
8
"Tickle me" guy : ELMO
9
Keeps safe : DEFENDS
10
"Very soon" : INASEC
11
The Wizard of Oz's exposer : TOTO
12
Littleneck, e.g. : CLAM
13
Robust : HALE
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Part of a sweepstakes's fine print : ODDS
22
Flies high : SOARS
25
"Wayne's World" sidekick : GARTH
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Speak at length : ORATE
27
Was decisive : OPTED
28
Minor nuisances : PAINS
29
Blessed event : BIRTH
30
Citizen of Muscat : OMANI
31
Put asphalt on : PAVED
32
Story of one's life : BIO
35
Country singer Ritter : TEX
37
Heinlein's genre : SCIFI
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Laying hold of : SNAGGING
40
Frozen dessert brand : SARALEE
41
Where Tibet is : ASIA
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Most like a swami : SAGEST
44
Attempt : EFFORT
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Magazine that had a "UFO Update" : OMNI
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Jordan's Queen ___ : NOOR
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Gillette brand : ATRA
50
Catches in the act : NABS
51
Spoken : ORAL
52
Small circus performer : FLEA
53
Square footage : AREA
54
Islamic holy man : IMAM
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"Six Feet Under" character : NATE

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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