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New York Times, Wednesday, September 13, 2006

What 17-, 23-, 38- and 55-Across have

Author:
Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lee Glickstein
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 165 for Ms. Salomon.
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© 2006, The New York Times9/13/06 ( No. 20,763 )

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Across
1
Related : AKIN
5
Acted like : APED
9
___-Detoo of "Star Wars" : ARTOO
14
Glass piece : PANE
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Olympic rings, for one : LOGO
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Heinz canful : BEANS
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1981 Paul Newman/Sally Field film : ABSENCEOFMALICE
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Loving murmur : COO
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9-Across, e.g., informally : BOT
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Vain : FUTILE
23
Hidden asset : HOLECARD
26
Oppressor : DESPOT
28
Part of E.M.T.: Abbr. : EMER
29
Strident complaint : YAWP
31
Place for a buzzer : HIVE
32
AOL, e.g.: Abbr. : ISP
35
Catch red-handed : NAIL
37
Cooler : PEN
38
Hose site : VACUUMCLEANER
42
It can give you a sinking feeling : BOG
43
About : INRE
44
Where to find sweaters : SPA
45
Mayberry souse : OTIS
47
Some basketball players: Abbr. : CTRS
49
Diamond protector : TARP
53
Separate : DETACH
55
Most-used key : SPACEBAR
58
Like a sunny room : DAYLIT
60
Dander : IRE
61
Oklahoma native : OTO
62
What 17-, 23-, 38- and 55-Across have : NOTHINGINCOMMON
65
Four for four, say : SWEEP
66
French abstraction : IDEE
67
Touch : ABUT
68
Rooney and Roddick : ANDYS
69
Crossing point : FORD
70
This, to Teodoro : ESTO
Down
1
Army helicopter : APACHE
2
Not just a bang : KABOOM
3
Loafer liner : INSOLE
4
Name part in some alumni directories : NEE
5
Maker of Reynolds Wrap : ALCOA
6
Bookstore section : POETRY
7
Conceit : EGO
8
Tip politely : DOFF
9
Taper off : ABATE
10
Find yummy : RELISH
11
Meineke stock item : TAILPIPE
12
Quick look : ONCEOVER
13
Sugar suffix : OSE
18
Original "Bonanza" airer : NBC
19
Chocolaty desserts : MUDPIES
24
Rock's Clapton : ERIC
25
"American Bandstand" extras : DANCERS
27
Jack's inferior : TEN
30
Retail store opening? : WAL
33
___ generis (unique) : SUI
34
Start the workday, maybe : PUNCHIN
36
Big lead in a race : LAP
38
Defeat democratically : VOTEDOWN
39
Worked up : AGITATED
40
"The A-Team" actor : MRT
41
"Big" kid in the comics : NATE
42
Physique, informally : BOD
46
Catchphrase for Willie Mays : SAYHEY
48
Actor Brent of "Star Trek: T.N.G." : SPINER
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Causes of Bikini blasts : ABOMBS
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Tell on : RATOUT
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Immediately : PRONTO
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Film teasers : CLIPS
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Like most football passes : ARCED
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Corp. V.I.P. : CEO
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End-of-the-week cheer : TGIF
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Secret org. : NSA
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Union agreement? : IDO
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Fannie ___ : MAE

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