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New York Times, Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Title girl of a 1953 million-selling record

Author:
Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jan-Michele Gianette

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQY} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Mengel. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Gianette.
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© 2005, The New York Times8/10/05 ( No. 20,364 )

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Across
1
Stow : LADE
5
Door sign at a saloon : GENTS
10
Mil. training grp. : ROTC
14
Author Bagnold : ENID
15
Ancient assembly area : AGORA
16
Early Oscar winner Jannings : EMIL
17
Creation on the sixth day : ADAM
18
Starchy tubers : TAROS
19
Title girl of a 1953 million-selling record : ANNA
20
Pianist who lost her score? : DENOTEDMUSICIAN
23
Not mad : SANE
24
Saucy : PERT
25
Cover girl who was replaced? : DEPOSEDMODEL
32
W.W. II service member : WAC
35
Dumbbell : DODO
36
Turned up : AROSE
37
Jillions : ALOT
39
Imparts : LENDS
42
Computer image : SCAN
43
Bête ___ : NOIRE
45
Prevented from swelling, maybe : ICED
47
Collect splinters, so to speak : SIT
48
Office worker who lost his cabinet? : DEFILEDCLERK
52
Pyramid part : BASE
53
They're caught in pots : EELS
56
Soldier who lost his bed? : DEBUNKEDPRIVATE
63
Busting one's back : ATIT
64
Salmon River locale : IDAHO
65
Eurasian goat : IBEX
66
Delivery area : ZONE
67
Corsica locale: Abbr. : MEDIT
68
"Scream" star Campbell : NEVE
69
Two slices of a loaf : ENDS
70
Degree-seekers' hurdles : ORALS
71
It goes tirelessly : SLED
Down
1
Galena extract : LEAD
2
El Misti's range : ANDES
3
Goddess of the hunt : DIANA
4
Oscar winner O'Brien : EDMOND
5
Stadium take : GATE
6
"Oh, golly!" : EGAD
7
Name for an average guy? : NORM
8
They get the show on the road : TROUPE
9
Dissed, in a way : SASSED
10
Meltdown sites : REACTORS
11
Present opener? : OMNI
12
A Turner : TINA
13
Kiltie's group : CLAN
21
Sore, with "off" : TEED
22
Cookery's Rombauer : IRMA
26
Smoke-filled room figure : POL
27
Flowery words : ODE
28
Like some booms : SONIC
29
Test conductors : DOCS
30
Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
31
Time to give up? : LENT
32
Fairy's prop : WAND
33
Soothing stuff : ALOE
34
Salon creation : COIF
38
Roasts, really : TRIBUTES
40
Mid-seventh-century year : DCL
41
"Get it?" : SEE
44
Zing : ELAN
46
Köln crowd? : DREI
49
Nunavut native : ESKIMO
50
Property transferrer : DEEDER
51
Spacey and namesakes : KEVINS
54
Tag : LABEL
55
Canyon in the comics : STEVE
56
Knock silly : DAZE
57
Harrow rival : ETON
58
Tough spot : BIND
59
Man Ray's genre : DADA
60
Punxsutawney name : PHIL
61
Raises a stink? : ROTS
62
Marked, in a way : EXED

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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