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New York Times, Tuesday, August 31, 2004

What the ends of 20-, 36- and 43-Across suggest

Author:
Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Kavanaugh

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 17 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite
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F
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O
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© 2004, The New York Times8/31/04 ( No. 20,020 )
Across
1
New stable arrival : FOAL
5
Wrigley team : CUBS
9
Beginning : ONSET
14
Old Dodge model : OMNI
15
Pronto! : ASAP
16
Captain Nemo's creator : VERNE
17
Jared of "Panic Room" : LETO
18
"A ___ formality!" : MERE
19
Chip away at : ERODE
20
Winter accessory : KNITTEDSCARF
23
Up to, in ads : TIL
24
Coll., e.g. : SCH
25
However, informally : THO
28
Caffeine source for many : COCACOLA
33
Learn about : HEAROF
35
The whole shebang : ALL
36
Forest canine : TIMBERWOLF
38
Sailing hazards : REEFS
41
Geo. W. Bush has one : MBA
42
Artfully dodge : ELUDE
43
Simple door fastener : BARRELBOLT
46
Price word : PER
47
Black-and-orange songbird : ORIOLE
48
Polite drivers, at merges : YIELDERS
51
Columbia Univ. locale : NYC
52
Something to shuck : EAR
54
___ de Cologne : EAU
55
What the ends of 20-, 36- and 43-Across suggest : INHALINGFOOD
61
Language of India : HINDI
64
Actress Malone : JENA
65
Tea time, perhaps : FOUR
66
French farewell : ADIEU
67
Wide-eyed : AGOG
68
Book after II Chronicles : EZRA
69
1692 witch trials city : SALEM
70
Fine-tune : HONE
71
For fear that : LEST
Down
1
Arlo Guthrie's genre : FOLK
2
Spilled salt, say : OMEN
3
Pro's foe : ANTI
4
Ray of "GoodFellas" : LIOTTA
5
The Kennedy years, figuratively : CAMELOT
6
Played for a sap : USED
7
3 Musketeers units : BARS
8
Eyeglasses, informally : SPECS
9
"Yoo-hoo!" : OVERHERE
10
Soft ball material : NERF
11
Sellout indicator : SRO
12
Cut short : END
13
Pigskin prop : TEE
21
Part of three-in-a-row : TIC
22
Yearn (for) : ACHE
25
Minstrel show group : TROUPE
26
Player in extra-point attempts : HOLDER
27
Job seekers' good news : OFFERS
28
Graphite element : CARBON
29
Legendary Mrs. who owned a cow : OLEARY
30
Frock wearer : CLERIC
31
Arm or leg : LIMB
32
Perth ___, N.J. : AMBOY
34
Piercing tool : AWL
37
Java neighbor : BALI
39
To's partner : FRO
40
Element #34 : SELENIUM
44
First wife of Jacob : LEAH
45
Like many MTV viewers : TEENAGE
49
Slip behind : LAG
50
Camper's bag : DUFFEL
53
Indian prince : RAJAH
55
___ fixe (obsession) : IDEE
56
Toy block maker : LEGO
57
Get ___ the ground floor : INON
58
Gooey stuff : OOZE
59
Sharer's word : OURS
60
"Dang!" : DRAT
61
Is afflicted with : HAS
62
Actress Lupino : IDA
63
Zip : NIL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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