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New York Times, Monday, August 27, 2001

Part of the body that may be massaged

Author:
Holden Baker
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Holden Baker

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 39 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Baker. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times8/27/01 ( No. 18,920 )
Across
1
Basic util. : ELEC
5
Part of the body that may be massaged : SCALP
10
Tool building : SHED
14
Gloomy : DOUR
15
Where Pago-Pago is : SAMOA
16
Fruit for a twist : LIME
17
Opposite of nearby : ACROSSTOWN
19
A single time : ONCE
20
Bullwinkle, e.g. : MOOSE
21
Acted hammily : EMOTED
23
Uncle ___ : SAM
25
Overshadows : ECLIPSES
27
Betrayal : DOUBLECROSS
31
Fury : RAGE
32
Mr. Moto remark : AHSO
33
Scrawny one : SCRAG
38
Home of the Braves : ATLANTA
40
Big expense for an employer : PAYROLL
42
Minty herb : THYME
43
Yuletide : NOEL
45
Tubular instrument : OBOE
46
Baked item for Lent : HOTCROSSBUN
49
Have doubts about : DISTRUST
53
Urban trains, for short : ELS
54
Bogged down : INARUT
55
Friar's home : ABBEY
59
Pews' place : NAVE
60
Mentally stimulating pastime : CROSSWORDS
65
Pretty soon : ANON
66
Vagabond : ROVER
67
Champagne or Chianti : WINE
68
Cattle group : HERD
69
"The Wild Swans at Coole" poet : YEATS
70
Scorch : SEAR
Down
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
2
In ___ parentis (legal doctrine) : LOCO
3
Continental money : EURO
4
Joist, for instance : CROSSBEAM
5
Draft org. : SSS
6
Meower : CAT
7
___, amas, amat : AMO
8
First gear : LOW
9
Juries : PANELS
10
Fore-and-aft-rigged vessel : SLOOP
11
Clues : HINTS
12
Person with a mike : EMCEE
13
Owners' papers : DEEDS
18
Feature on an official document : SEAL
22
Girl : MISSY
24
Potatoes' partner : MEAT
25
Hosp. areas : ERS
26
Barrel maker : COOPER
27
"Doggone it!" : DRAT
28
Swearing-in words : OATH
29
Unsightly : UGLY
30
Protesters' cries : CHANTS
34
Medieval weapons : CROSSBOWS
35
L.B.J. in-law : ROBB
36
Baseball family name : ALOU
37
Singer Campbell : GLEN
39
India's first P.M. : NEHRU
41
Soothing plant : ALOE
44
Halloween mo. : OCT
47
Uproar : OUTCRY
48
Cole ___ : SLAW
49
Entertainer Shore : DINAH
50
Mindless : INANE
51
Taste : SAVOR
52
The way things are going : TREND
56
French cheese : BRIE
57
"Giant" author Ferber : EDNA
58
French/Belgian river : YSER
61
Fish eggs : ROE
62
Lab eggs : OVA
63
Stage scenery : SET
64
Sophs., in two years : SRS

Answer summary: 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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