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New York Times, Wednesday, July 30, 2003

Author:
Alan J. Weiss
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Jay Weiss

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QWZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Weiss. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0730 ( 19,622 )
Across
1
Soda fountain purchases : COKES
6
Street fleet : CABS
10
Guest bed, maybe : SOFA
14
Parting word : ADIEU
15
"We'll tak ___ o' kindness yet" : ACUP
16
Iran is a mem. of it : OPEC
17
W : NICKNAMEFORBUSH
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Publicity : INK
21
When doubled, start of a cheer : HIP
22
"What foolishness!" : FIE
23
Rattrap : STY
24
Valuable green stuff : JADE
25
Island near Corsica : ELBA
27
X : ILLITERATESMARK
34
Swedish exports : SAABS
35
Strauss's "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
36
DVD menu option : PLAY
37
Part of E.T.A.: Abbr. : ARR
38
What detectives follow : LEADS
40
Sue Grafton's "___ for Evidence" : EIS
41
Turkish generals : AGAS
43
Chronic misbehaver : IMP
44
Bag lunch eater? : HORSE
46
Y : COMMUNITYCENTER
50
Sizable vessels : ARKS
51
100-cent unit : EURO
52
Metro stop: Abbr. : STA
55
Its hub is in Copenhagen : SAS
56
Actor Vigoda : ABE
57
At most, informally : MAX
60
Z : COSTAGAVRASFILM
64
Violinist Leopold : AUER
65
"___ Brockovich" : ERIN
66
Spoonful, say : TASTE
67
Burro's cry : BRAY
68
Wds. of similar meaning : SYNS
69
Mr. Bean on the screen : ORSON
Down
1
"___ help?" : CANI
2
God who rides an eight-legged horse : ODIN
3
Gun's recoil : KICK
4
Cry of mock horror : EEK
5
Wide-brimmed chapeaux : SUNHATS
6
Vacationer's vehicle : CAMPER
7
It isn't returned : ACE
8
Hit by strong winds : BUFFETED
9
Sports car features : SPOILERS
10
Blubber : SOB
11
Major work : OPUS
12
Love or song ending : FEST
13
Like flu victims : ACHY
18
White House staffer : AIDE
19
Some Antietam combatants : REBS
24
Triangular sail : JIB
26
Piece of sound equipment : AMP
27
Esau's father : ISAAC
28
Florida's Key ___ : LARGO
29
Merlin Olsen, once, for short : LARAM
30
Show flexibility : ADAPT
31
Wide-awake : ALERT
32
Employee's request : RAISE
33
Radio Hall of Fame inductee Kay : KYSER
38
Chemical bonds : LINKAGES
39
Go-between : EMISSARY
42
Wee, to Burns : SMA
44
Opening of a toast : HERESTO
45
Lennon's love : ONO
47
___ Minor : URSA
48
Pines : YEARNS
49
San Juan Hill site : CUBA
52
One who crosses the line? : SCAB
53
Promote an album, possibly : TOUR
54
Sailing : ASEA
57
Shoot past, e.g. : MISS
58
___ saxophone : ALTO
59
2000 sci-fi film : XMEN
61
Test : TRY
62
Apéritif choice : VIN
63
"You'll go ___!" : FAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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