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New York Times, Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Word following the last parts of the answers to the five starred clues

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Parrish.
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G
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A
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B
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S
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C
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V
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R
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O
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K
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P
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© 2007, The New York Times7/31/07 ( No. 21,084 )
Across
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Chews the fat : GABS
5
Cleveland cagers, briefly : CAVS
9
1986 Indy winner Bobby : RAHAL
14
___ breve : ALLA
15
Writer Waugh : ALEC
16
Maine college town : ORONO
17
Paper quantity : REAM
18
Zig or zag : VEER
19
Pooh's creator : MILNE
20
*Line formatting option : TRIPLESPACE
23
Go off course : YAW
24
Blockbuster aisle : HORROR
25
Prerequisite for sainthood : MIRACLE
27
Nixon's 1968 running mate : AGNEW
30
Big top noise : ROAR
31
Coke competitor : PEPSI
34
Not of the cloth : LAIC
36
Pawn : HOCK
39
In the style of : ALA
40
*Hipster : COOLCAT
43
Cyndi Lauper's "___ Bop" : SHE
44
Accompanying : WITH
46
Explorer Zebulon : PIKE
47
Book before Joel : HOSEA
49
Lacking slack : TAUT
51
Get going : START
53
Kind of pool or medal : OLYMPIC
56
Common TV dinner : POTPIE
60
Part of Ascap: Abbr. : SOC
61
*Education overseers : SCHOOLBOARD
64
Ring-tailed mammal : COATI
66
Jason's craft : ARGO
67
Wharton degs. : MBAS
68
Sought answers : ASKED
69
Old female country teacher : MARM
70
Der ___ (Konrad Adenauer) : ALTE
71
Model/volleyballer Gabrielle : REECE
72
Commoner : PLEB
73
Coward of the stage : NOEL
Down
1
Singer Brooks : GARTH
2
Last Oldsmobile to be made : ALERO
3
Britain's P.M. until 2007 : BLAIR
4
Tennis star Pete : SAMPRAS
5
Grotto : CAVERN
6
Pub servings : ALES
7
27-Across, e.g., informally : VEEP
8
"Get out!" : SCRAM
9
Cesar who played the Joker : ROMERO
10
"Exodus" hero : ARI
11
*College in Worcester, Mass. : HOLYCROSS
12
One-year record : ANNAL
13
Lerner's musical partner : LOEWE
21
Sound reasoning : LOGIC
22
About, in dates : CIRCA
26
Satisfied sigh : AAH
28
"The Time Machine" race : ELOI
29
Word following the last parts of the answers to the five starred clues : WALKS
31
Pussy foot? : PAW
32
QB Manning : ELI
33
*Kids' game : PATTYCAKE
35
"Ricochet" co-star : ICET
37
Rebel Guevara : CHE
38
Mauna ___ : KEA
41
Fiber-___ cable : OPTIC
42
Pulsate : THROB
45
Prosciutto : HAM
48
Living room piece : OTTOMAN
50
Positive aspect : UPSIDE
52
Self-assurance : APLOMB
53
Musician/wit Levant : OSCAR
54
Not tied down : LOOSE
55
Titleholder : CHAMP
57
Artist Picasso : PABLO
58
Really steamed : IRATE
59
Collectible Ford product : EDSEL
62
Voiced : ORAL
63
Fairy-tale fiend : OGRE
65
Private eye, slangily : TEC

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

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