Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Apr 05, 1998 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Frank Longo
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 113, Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Peanut butter holder : JAR
4. With 45-Across, semi-animated film of 1988 : WHO
7. The yoke's on them : OXEN
9. ___ pas : FAUX
10. Archer's pack : QUIVER
12. Like quesadillas, enchiladas, etc. : TEXMEX
14. "Do Ya" band : ELO
15. N.B.A.'s Unseld : WES
17. "That's show ___!" : BIZ
18. Yeoman's yes : AYE
19. J.F.K. was one : DEM
20. Motor oil additive : STP
22. Alley ___ : OOP
23. Composer Rorem : NED
24. Shepard and others : ALANS
26. Some are three-legged : RACES
27. Model of madness : MARCHHARE
31. Cotswold chorus : BAAS
33. ___ moment's notice : ATA
34. "Ye" follower, sometimes : OLDE
37. 12-Across topping : SALSA
38. Wine cask : TUN
39. Hardly hipsters : NERDS
41. Ayn Rand's shrugger : ATLAS
42. Neighbor of Ill. : IND
43. Hand weapons? : NAILS
45. See 4-Across : FRAMEDROGERRABBIT
50. It may be hard to carry : TUNE
51. "Richard III" star McKellen : IAN
52. Scrabble 2-pointer : DEE
53. Cordon ___ : BLEU
54. Disney's Scrooge : MCDUCK
56. Kind of bee or whale : KILLER
58. Annual basket hiders : EASTERBUNNIES
62. Corsican's neighbor : SARDINIAN
63. Star of TV's "Full House" : SAGET
1. 10,000,000 ergs : JOULE
2. Self-evident truth : AXIOM
3. Gun the engine : REV
4. Floor protector : WAX
5. Not alien : HUMAN
6. Daisy variety : OXEYE
8. Still in the wrapper : NEW
9. Shriner's cap : FEZ
10. Math proof abbr. : QED
11. Hi-___ graphics : RES
12. Iceberg part : TIP
13. Crossed out : XED
16. Prosecutor in the news : STARR
17. "Blame It on the ___ Nova" : BOSSA
21. Appeasement : PLACATION
22. Like some fielders' catches : ONEHANDED
25. German warning : ACHTUNG
27. Billiard stroke : MASSE
28. Hard-rock connection : ASA
29. Silver of "Blue Steel" : RON
30. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
31. Gymnast's asset : BALANCE
32. City on San Francisco Bay : ALAMEDA
35. Become wet and dirty : DRABBLE
36. Food : EDIBLES
37. Play a uke : STRUM
40. Comparatively crafty : SLIER
41. Sternward : AFT
44. Original Beatle Sutcliffe : STU
46. Pronouncements : DICTA
47. Leaf gatherers : RAKERS
48. Mend a sweater : REKNIT
49. Spanish queen : REINA
55. Letters on a battleship : USS
57. Writer Yutang : LIN
59. Nutrient amt. : RDA
60. Walloping : BIG
61. French article : UNE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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