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New York Times, Wednesday, September 8, 2004

Author:
Steve Jones
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Steve Jones

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Jones. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0908 ( 20,028 )
Across
1
Son of Judah : ONAN
5
"Ba-da-___!" : BING
9
Clearly : BYFAR
14
Baseball's Hideo ___ : NOMO
15
Words with a nod : ISEE
16
Like Cro-Magnon man, to us : EARLY
17
Got down : ALIT
18
Keaton's "Mr. Mom" co-star : GARR
19
Struck from the Bible? : SMOTE
20
Narcissist's breakup line? : ITSNOTYOUITSME
23
Fix, as old shoes : RESOLE
24
San Francisco's ___ Hill : NOB
25
Radio host's breakup line? : WENEEDTOTALK
32
Audiophile's shelfful : LPS
35
One way to go to a party : STAG
36
"I understand, sir!" : AYEAYE
37
Cupid's counterpart : EROS
39
Tease : RAG
41
First name in mystery : ERLE
42
Easy to prepare, say : NOFUSS
45
Accurse : DAMN
48
Get-up-and-go : PEP
49
Astronaut's breakup line? : IWANTMYSPACE
52
1988 Meg Ryan film : DOA
53
Cotton Bowl city : DALLAS
57
Farmer's breakup line? : WEVEGROWNAPART
62
Breakfast sizzler : BACON
63
Korea's Syngman ___ : RHEE
64
Retin-A treats it : ACNE
65
Rod-shaped germ : ECOLI
66
Till slot : ONES
67
John Astin's actor son : SEAN
68
They're verboten : DONTS
69
Thai restaurant cookware : WOKS
70
Rice-shaped pasta : ORZO
Down
1
Sign in a station : ONAIR
2
Nick of "The Deep" : NOLTE
3
Out of place : AMISS
4
"Later!" : NOTNOW
5
Center of a circus : BIGTENT
6
"Because ___ so!" : ISAY
7
Fictional Wolfe : NERO
8
"-ing" word : GERUND
9
Gaffer's aide : BESTBOY
10
Traditional Thanksgiving dish : YAMS
11
Word on a gift tag : FROM
12
Old, to Oskar : ALTE
13
White alternative : RYE
21
Arena yells : OLES
22
Smidgen : IOTA
26
Pencil holder : EAR
27
"Zounds!" : EGADS
28
Ball holder : TEE
29
Org. for boomers, now : AARP
30
Singer Lovett : LYLE
31
Stay fresh : KEEP
32
Filmmaker Riefenstahl : LENI
33
Figurehead's place : PROW
34
Crash site? : SOFA
38
Light source : SUN
40
Old Navy's parent, with "The" : GAP
43
France's patron : STDENIS
44
It might make you short of breath : SMOG
46
March ___ (47-Down tourney) : MADNESS
47
School sports org. : NCAA
50
Peter of Peter, Paul and Mary : YARROW
51
Rio Grande city : ELPASO
54
Football factory worker : LACER
55
Ball's partner : ARNAZ
56
Pool member of old : STENO
57
Baylor's city : WACO
58
B-school subj. : ECON
59
Electrical unit : VOLT
60
"This can't be!" : OHNO
61
Pay period : WEEK
62
Rose's home : BED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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