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New York Times, Thursday, August 5, 2004

Object intentionally dropped on the floor

Author:
Seth Abel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Seth A. Abel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {MQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Abel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times8/5/04 ( No. 19,994 )
Across
1
Tie with a cord : BOLO
5
Bouts : JAGS
9
Stop running : STALL
14
Nike competitor : AVIA
15
A Swiss army knife has lots of them : USES
16
Musical featuring "Little Girls" : ANNIE
17
Author of this puzzle's quote : JEFFERSON
19
"There you go!" : VOILA
20
Text enhancer : ART
21
Clown's prop : PIE
22
Golf cousins : JETTAS
23
Start of the quote : WHENYOUREACH
26
Miss Mexico, e.g.: Abbr. : SRTA
29
Pinch : STEAL
30
Move through a crowd, say : WEAVE
32
Quote, part 2 : THEENDOF
38
Oil-rich province : ALBERTA
41
Northerly locale : UPSTATE
42
Quote, part 3 : YOURROPE
44
Became rampant : SETIN
45
1970 World's Fair site : OSAKA
48
Impertinence : SASS
49
Quote, part 4 : TIEAKNOTINIT
55
Slips by : EVADES
56
Big A.T.M. manufacturer : NCR
57
"Eureka!" : AHA
60
Polytheist : PAGAN
61
End of the quote : ANDHANGON
64
Handling badly : INEPT
65
Left-handers can't play it : POLO
66
Karate skill category : BELT
67
Game with a board : DARTS
68
At any time : EVER
69
Combines : ADDS
Down
1
Alta's opposite : BAJA
2
In preference to : OVER
3
Good feeling : LIFT
4
Bonehead : OAF
5
Box sets? : JURIES
6
Say yes : ASSENT
7
Prefix with graphic or metric : GEO
8
Form W-9 info: Abbr. : SSN
9
Pack rat : SAVER
10
U.S. security : TNOTE
11
Baker of renown : ANITA
12
Pastel shade : LILAC
13
Get a line on? : LEASH
18
Book after Galatians: Abbr. : EPH
22
Syrupy drink : JULEP
23
Have second thoughts : WAVER
24
Even so : YET
25
"From Here to Eternity" island : OAHU
26
Influence : SWAY
27
Realtor's specialty, for short : RELO
28
Off-limits: Var. : TABU
31
Stumble : ERR
33
Two turns, maybe : ESS
34
Modern treaty violation : NTEST
35
Disk contents : DATA
36
Songwriter Blackwell : OTIS
37
Wetlands : FENS
39
Pixar creations : TOONS
40
Lhasa ___ (dog) : APSO
43
Corrode : EAT
46
Ignite : KINDLE
47
Object intentionally dropped on the floor : ANCHOR
49
Halfhearted : TEPID
50
One of Donald's exes : IVANA
51
Gung-ho : EAGER
52
Rework : ADAPT
53
Smallville family : KENTS
54
Grp. involved in "the Troubles" : IRA
57
Like fine wines : AGED
58
Set aside : HOLD
59
Kitchen pests : ANTS
61
"The Naked ___" (1960's best seller) : APE
62
All Souls' Day mo. : NOV
63
Org. whose members use the press? : NBA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle.

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