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New York Times, Monday, July 2, 2001

Movie with John Wayne as Davy Crockett, with "The"

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times7/2/01 ( No. 18,864 )
Across
1
Black, in poetry : EBON
5
Actress Best and others : EDNAS
10
"The ___ thickens" : PLOT
14
Besides : ALSO
15
Tiny bit : TRACE
16
Greasy : OILY
17
Food item served in a basket : ROLL
18
Therefore : HENCE
19
Barber's motion : SNIP
20
Hanna-Barbera cartoon dog : SCOOBYDOO
22
Humorist Martin : STEVE
23
Taina who was one of Les Girls, 1957 : ELG
24
Picked up, as an hors d'oeuvre : SPEARED
26
Fragrance : AROMA
30
Restaurant activity : EATING
32
Prance about : CAVORT
34
Prefix with classic : NEO
35
Adam and Eve's place : EDEN
39
"... happily ___ after" : EVER
40
Bombay believer : HINDU
42
1957 Harry Belafonte hit : DAYO
43
Bruce or Laura of Hollywood : DERN
44
Bambi's aunt : ENA
45
Fries with a little butter : SAUTES
47
Properly pitched : INTUNE
50
Indigent : NEEDY
51
Persian, now : IRANIAN
54
Hamelin pest : RAT
56
Longest river of Europe : VOLGA
57
Heroic action : DERRINGDO
63
"Diary of ___ Housewife" : AMAD
64
___ Lama : DALAI
65
Like the Sahara : ARID
66
Address preceder : NAME
67
Observe Yom Kippur, e.g. : ATONE
68
Even-steven : TIED
69
Driving is hard when this is driving : SNOW
70
Fender flaws : DENTS
71
Makes a choice : OPTS
Down
1
Corn units : EARS
2
Voting group : BLOC
3
Capital on a fjord : OSLO
4
___ contendere : NOLO
5
Gas additive : ETHYL
6
Excavating machine : DREDGE
7
Prefix with second : NANO
8
Confronted : ACCOSTED
9
Call on : SEE
10
Unwanted stamp on mail : POSTAGEDUE
11
Lid or lip application : LINER
12
Complexion tone : OLIVE
13
Prepared a manuscript : TYPED
21
Stand : BEAR
22
One of 100 in D.C. : SEN
25
Religious : PIOUS
26
Scored 100 on : ACED
27
Rip-roaring success : RAVE
28
Above : OVER
29
Lawn moisture : MORNINGDEW
31
Kofi of the U.N. : ANNAN
33
Sorority letter : THETA
36
Palm fruit : DATE
37
Viewed : EYED
38
Prying : NOSY
41
Flood : INUNDATE
46
Opposed to : ANTI
48
Entertainer Peeples : NIA
49
Wandering : ERRANT
51
Several Russian czars : IVANS
52
Livy or Pliny : ROMAN
53
Movie with John Wayne as Davy Crockett, with "The" : ALAMO
55
Astrological ram : ARIES
58
College in North Carolina : ELON
59
Defense org. since 1949 : NATO
60
Understanding : GRIP
61
Go easy on the calories : DIET
62
Bettor's figuring : ODDS
64
Pop : DAD

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

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