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New York Times, Tuesday, August 2, 2005

Author:
Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor:
Will Shortz
Word that may follow the start of 20-, 25-, 44- or 50-Across
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Nancy Kavanaugh

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQW} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 21 for Ms. Kavanaugh. Tuesday freshness: 3%
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© 2005, The New York Times8/2/05 ( No. 20,356 )
Across
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Sandal part : STRAP
6
Hamlet, by nationality : DANE
10
Cabbagelike plant : KALE
14
Motif : THEME
15
Test that's hard to cheat on : ORAL
16
___ of Evil : AXIS
17
Sharon of Israel : ARIEL
18
One of the Spice Girls : GERI
19
Emcee : HOST
20
Easy-to-manage financial record : RUNNINGACCOUNT
23
Early second-century year : CII
24
Writer Fleming : IAN
25
Feature of some apartments : PRIVATEENTRANCE
34
Flax fabric : LINEN
35
Homer's hangout on "The Simpsons" : MOES
36
Co. with a triangular logo : AOL
37
Unwanted spots : ACNE
38
Got wind of : HEARD
40
Centers of activity : LOCI
41
Winter driving hazard : ICE
42
___ Valley, Calif. : SIMI
43
Where Pago Pago is : SAMOA
44
One who might take bribes for favors : DIRTYPOLITICIAN
48
O.R. workers : RNS
49
Vardalos of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" : NIA
50
Sandra Bullock film of 1998 : PRACTICALMAGIC
58
Large diving bird : LOON
59
Noted garden site : EDEN
60
"My Fair Lady" character : ELIZA
61
Allied group : BLOC
62
It may be put on after a bath : ROBE
63
Mister, in Madrid : SENOR
64
Word that may follow the start of 20-, 25-, 44- or 50-Across : JOKE
65
Speak indistinctly : SLUR
66
"Yikes!" : EGADS
Down
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Headliner : STAR
2
Drive-___ : THRU
3
Horse controller : REIN
4
Word of agreement : AMEN
5
It might present you with a big bill : PELICAN
6
___ bag : DOGGIE
7
Territory : AREA
8
Bust maker : NARC
9
Drew forth : ELICITED
10
V.I.P. : KAHUNA
11
Neural transmitter : AXON
12
Aid to Santa : LIST
13
Superlative ending : EST
21
Annual b-ball shootout : NIT
22
Scullers' needs : OARS
25
Tartan design : PLAID
26
Perfume maker Nina ___ : RICCI
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___ tube : INNER
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Flying geese formation : VEE
29
Paperless communication : EMAIL
30
Negative conjunction : NOR
31
Judd who wrote and sang "Change of Heart" : NAOMI
32
Hot drink : COCOA
33
Cuban boy in 1999-2000 news : ELIAN
38
Beatniks : HIPSTERS
39
Funny Philips : EMO
40
Fond du ___ : LAC
42
In ___ (together) : SYNC
43
Blue-eyed cat : SIAMESE
45
Hypnotic state : TRANCE
46
Sillier : INANER
47
Up to, briefly : TIL
50
Sport with horses : POLO
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Corner piece : ROOK
52
Hero : IDOL
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Philippine island : CEBU
54
"Break ___!" : ALEG
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Actress Gershon : GINA
56
Shirt label name : IZOD
57
Mercury and Saturn, but not Uranus : CARS
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J.F.K.'s successor : LBJ

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

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