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Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Jun 15, 1997 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Frank Longo
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 19, Columns: 19, Words: , Blocks: 116, Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Actress Dawber : PAM
4. "La Boheme" heroine : MIMI
8. Ancient Greek dialect : IONIC
10. Repeat : ITERATE
13. Boot camp goings-on : DRILLS
15. Cutting : SCISSION
16. Brewery fixture : VAT
17. Past due : LATE
19. Wasn't paying attention : SLEPT
20. Stamp purchase : COIL
22. Tissue fluids : SERUMS
24. Triumphal tune : POMPANDCIRCUMSTANCE
29. Soissons sweetheart : AMIE
30. They have no peers : ONERS
31. Stones : PITS
32. 20th-century : NEW
33. Opposite of 32-Across : OLD
34. In ___ (in full court) : BANC
35. Takes the cake : WINS
36. Not-so-impressive grade : CEE
37. City on Osaka Bay : KOBE
39. Frankie or Cleo : LAINE
41. Lookout point : TOR
42. Highest ranker : VALEDICTORIAN
46. "Married ... With Children" mom : PEG
47. Billing span : MONTH
48. Fits out : RIGS
50. (I'm mad!) : GRR
51. Late Chinese leader : DENG
52. Love-letter letters : SWAK
55. Zenith rival : RCA
57. ___ de Oro : RIO
58. Air : MIEN
59. Guttenberg of "Police Academy" : STEVE
60. O.K. Corral gunfighter : EARP
62. It usually begins with a "B" : UNDERGRADUATEDEGREE
66. Female household heads : MADAMS
67. Pull (in) : REIN
68. Clingy wrap : SARAN
69. Stiff hair : SETA
70. Word in a Marines description : FEW
71. Eating nooks : DINETTES
75. See 38-Down : DOGGIE
77. Ocean greenery : SEAWEED
78. Wanderer : NOMAD
79. A.A.A. suggestions : RTES
80. Calendar abbr. : OCT
1. Opposite of starboard : PORT
2. Black cuckoo : ANI
3. Hay-yielding grasses : MILLETS
4. American socialite and diplomat : MESTA
5. Audit grp. : IRS
6. With 41-Down, fruity cocktail : MAI
7. Onetime face on Court TV : ITO
8. "On Dangerous Ground" star : IDALUPINO
9. Santa ___ : CLARA
10. Calorie counter's cone contents : ICEMILK
11. Upset : TIPPEDOVER
12. Compassing : ENCIRCLING
14. Knockout : STUNNER
15. Instant replay feature : SLOMO
16. Actor Tayback : VIC
18. Host : EMCEE
19. Vichy, for one : SPA
21. Hosp. hot spots : ORS
22. Sound-barrier breakers : SSTS
23. Use a Singer : SEW
25. Annual prize : NOBEL
26. Some forensic evidence : DNA
27. Middle: Abbr. : CEN
28. Collier : MINER
35. Abides : WITHSTANDS
36. Throng : CONGREGATE
38. With 75-Across, a restaurant takeout : BAG
40. Riot ___ : ACT
41. See 6-Down : TAI
43. Mideast V.I.P : EMEER
44. "From Here to Eternity" star : DONNAREED
45. Got one's goat : IRKED
46. Spurred : PRODDED
49. Did lasting damage to : SCARRED
50. Lollobrigida and others : GINAS
51. Home, slangily : DIGS
53. Allowing alcohol sales : WET
54. St. : AVE
56. Fields : AREAS
57. Pina colada ingredient : RUM
58. Nearsighted cartoon character : MRMAGOO
59. ___ juris : SUI
61. Paper Mate, for one : PEN
63. New Haven founding father : EATON
64. Kind of point : DEW
65. Legislator Kefauver : ESTES
70. Italian auto : FIAT
72. Ending with cash or cloth : IER
73. Revolt leader Turner : NAT
74. She sheep : EWE
76. Truck maker : GMC

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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