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New York Times, Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Author:
Kevan Choset
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevan Choset

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0816 ( 20,735 )
Across
1
Furry pet : GERBIL
7
Fannie ___ : MAE
10
Peak, briefly : MAX
13
Armpit, anatomically : AXILLA
14
Cot locale : TENT
15
Soccer chant : OLE
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Make relaxed : BECALM
17
1952 Gary Cooper classic : HIGHNOON
19
Read, in a way : SCAN
20
Gulf port : ADEN
22
Vital line : AORTA
23
Hall-of-Famer Rod : CAREW
25
Like Brahms's Symphony No. 3 : INF
26
Suffix with ranch : ERO
29
Mental challenge : BRAINTEASER
34
Sun Devils' hometown : TEMPE
36
Pulitzer playwright Akins : ZOE
37
1997 Peter Fonda title role : ULEE
38
Medical achievement of 1967 : HEARTTRANSPLANT
42
Height: Prefix : ACRO
43
Play that introduced the word "robot" : RUR
44
Answer to "Who's there?" : ITISI
45
It lets you feel : NERVEENDING
49
The Science Guy on TV : NYE
50
Type widths : EMS
51
Shelley, for one : ODIST
53
Cache : STORE
56
Money honchos: Abbr. : CFOS
57
Since : ASOF
61
Speedy Gonzales wear : SOMBRERO
63
Venus's sister : SERENA
65
Rd. : RTE
66
Don Juan's mother : INEZ
67
Observed Yom Kippur : ATONED
68
Junior : SON
69
Digital readout, for short : LCD
70
Crunch candymaker : NESTLE
Down
1
Gossips : GABS
2
Suit : EXEC
3
Costa ___ : RICA
4
Noir's opposite : BLANC
5
Neighbor of Mo. : ILL
6
Delilah player of 1949 : LAMARR
7
"___ Kampf" : MEIN
8
Director Lee : ANG
9
Simple hydrocarbon : ETHANE
10
Drop anchor : MOOR
11
Rafts : ALOT
12
Lawless princess : XENA
14
Provider of the first words of 29-, 38- and 45-Across : THEWIZARDOFOZ
18
Like some insurance : NOFAULT
21
Narc's org. : DEA
24
Aid in wrongdoing : ABET
25
Residents: Suffix : ITES
26
Hawke of Hollywood : ETHAN
27
Volleyballer/model Gabrielle : REECE
28
Astrologer Sydney : OMARR
30
Start to stop? : NON
31
Whacked, so to speak : SLAIN
32
___-weensy : EENSY
33
Make more secure, say : RETIE
35
Saw : PROVERB
39
Cancún crowd? : TRES
40
Seek a seat : RUN
41
Not the daintiest of eaters : PIGS
46
First name in cookery : EMERIL
47
Swear words? : IDO
48
Xterra maker : NISSAN
52
Tropical tubers : TAROS
53
Georgia et al., once: Abbr. : SSRS
54
Dog who unveiled 14-Down : TOTO
55
Lightning bolt, perhaps : OMEN
56
Street ___ (asset in the hood) : CRED
58
___ mail (e-mail folder) : SENT
59
Scott Turow memoir : ONEL
60
Movie ending effect : FADE
62
Bottom-of-letter abbr. : ENC
64
Hot time in Montréal : ETE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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