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New York Times, Tuesday, August 7, 2001

Word that can follow the ends of 17-, 26-, 43- and 58-Across

Author:
Mark P. Sherwood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Sherwood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Sherwood.
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F
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O
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L
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D
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D
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H
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P
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J
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M
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P
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C
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© 2001, The New York Times8/7/01 ( No. 18,900 )
Across
1
Does origami : FOLDS
6
Antenna type : DISH
10
LP flaw : SKIP
14
Give or take : ABOUT
15
Bat's navigation aid : ECHO
16
Sonata finale : CODA
17
New Boy Scout : TENDERFOOT
19
Assayers' samples : ORES
20
54-Across logo : EYE
21
Brownie ___ (things to earn) : POINTS
22
Afternoon socials : TEAS
23
Pedestal topper : IDOL
24
Protect, in a way : ENCASE
26
Lakefront home feature : PRIVATEBEACH
31
Bummed around : LAZED
32
___-Rooter : ROTO
33
Wing it, musically : JAM
36
Tabloid fliers : UFOS
37
Maps out : PLANS
39
Miss Horne : LENA
40
Norm: Abbr. : STD
41
Julia's Oscar-winning role : ERIN
42
Add a lane to, say : WIDEN
43
1969 Shirley MacLaine musical : SWEETCHARITY
46
Hidden away : CACHED
49
Mother of Helen of Troy : LEDA
50
Pulitzer winner James : AGEE
51
Give confidence to : ASSURE
54
Letterman's network : CBS
57
Wrestling hold : LOCK
58
Torturer's tool : THUMBSCREW
60
Niagara River source : ERIE
61
"I dropped it!" : OOPS
62
Classic toothpaste brand : IPANA
63
Word that can follow the ends of 17-, 26-, 43- and 58-Across : BALL
64
Like Santa's cheeks : ROSY
65
Off-the-wall : NUTTY
Down
1
Lot in life : FATE
2
Old wedding vows word : OBEY
3
Like a recluse : LONE
4
Fizzler : DUD
5
Blended family member : STEPDAD
6
Desecrate : DEFILE
7
PC pictograph : ICON
8
Totally gone : SHOT
9
Stressful spots : HOTSEATS
10
Rob Roy need : SCOTCH
11
"M*A*S*H" setting : KOREA
12
Think tank nuggets : IDEAS
13
No longer in vogue : PASSE
18
Dig (for) : ROOT
23
Currier's partner : IVES
25
Sgt., for one : NCO
26
"Besides that ..." : PLUS
27
Flat floater : RAFT
28
Shirt with a reptilian logo : IZOD
29
Type of goose : BRANT
30
Countless years : EON
33
___ Knight : JEDI
34
Work without ___ (take risks) : ANET
35
A zillion : MANY
37
Shark or T. rex : PREDATOR
38
Tell a whopper : LIE
39
Milano moolah : LIRA
41
Merino mother : EWE
42
Gets wet up to the ankles : WADESIN
43
Israeli money : SHEKEL
44
All thumbs : CLUMSY
45
Tarragon or chervil : HERB
46
Biblical spy : CALEB
47
Ancient marketplace : AGORA
48
Beany's TV friend : CECIL
52
"Get lost!" : SHOO
53
Has a late meal : SUPS
54
Pluto or auto ending : CRAT
55
Needing straightening : BENT
56
Swing in the breeze : SWAY
59
PC "brain" : CPU

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

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