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New York Times, Thursday, August 17, 2006

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 75, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 101 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0817 ( 20,736 )
Across
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Archie Bunker's word before "fatso" : IPSO
5
Spike in low temperatures : ICICLE
11
Sgt. Snorkel's dog : OTTO
15
Declined : SLID
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Like some mutual funds : NOLOAD
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Say it loud, say it proud : CROW
18
How to make an answer on "Jeopardy!"? : OUTOFTHEQUESTION
21
Fighting Tigers of the N.C.A.A. : LSU
22
___ Freed, the so-called Father of Rock and Roll : ALAN
23
Bread, for one : STAPLE
24
Words of concurrence : ASAMI
26
King's specialty? : BESTSELLER
29
Classic group of 12 : TITANS
31
Certain girder : IBAR
32
Some journalism grads, for short : EDS
33
Sponsorship: Var. : EGIS
34
Poem title start : ODETO
37
Sydney's home: Abbr. : NSW
39
How to score in basketball from close up? : NOTBYALONGSHOT
43
Decryption org. : NSA
44
Any of the dwarfs in "Snow White" : MINER
45
Geometrical finding : AREA
47
Merchandise ID : UPC
49
Tach readings : RPMS
51
Blush : REDDEN
53
Small business person : PROPRIETOR
57
Kind of question : YESNO
58
Sojourn : REMAIN
59
"Unfaithful" co-star, 2002 : GERE
61
Div. of Scotland Yard : CID
62
How the murderer kneels in a whodunit? : OVERONESDEADBODY
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Autobahn sight : AUDI
67
Frank's partner in the comics : ERNEST
68
Some pump it : IRON
69
Margret and H. A., creators of Curious George : REYS
70
Bagpipe sounds : DRONES
71
Take-out order? : DELE
Down
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Cut off : ISOLATE
2
Ion symbol : PLUSSIGN
3
Ball field? : SITUATIONCOMEDY
4
Prefix with meter : ODO
5
Like some crossings: Abbr. : INTL
6
Roomie : COHAB
7
Graff of "Mr. Belvedere" : ILENE
8
Chicken on a menu : COQ
9
Batting instructor Charlie : LAU
10
Early capital of Macedonia : EDESSA
11
In base 8 : OCTAL
12
Red square : TRIPLEWORDSCORE
13
Drove (around) : TOOLED
14
One side in baseball negotiations : OWNERS
19
"April Love" composer Sammy : FAIN
20
Rears : STERNS
25
Spars : MASTS
27
Suppress : SITON
28
Dog treat : TBONE
30
Tofu base : SOY
35
Actor Jean-Claude Van ___ : DAMME
36
Group mailing tool : ELIST
38
Summer refuge : SHADE
40
Bodega setting : BARRIO
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[This is very annoying] : GRR
42
Tiger Beat cover subject : TEENIDOL
46
Soother : ANODYNE
47
Hullabaloo : UPROAR
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Sneak peek, modern-style : PREVUE
50
Beat in wrestling : PINNED
52
Got a load of : EYED
54
Romeo's rival : PARIS
55
Mount ___, Utah peak : OGDEN
56
Pee Wee of the big league : REESE
60
"Darn it all!" : RATS
63
Miss the mark : ERR
64
Winter product name prefix : SNO
65
Nod, maybe : BID

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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