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Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Sep 07, 1997 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Frank Longo
Editor:Will Shortz
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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stated : SAID
5. Weaponry : ARMS
9. Independent : SELFRELIANT
12. Historical expedition leaders : LEWISANDCLARK
14. Can : AXE
15. Mythical meanie : OGRE
16. "...baked in ___" : APIE
17. Pita treat : GYRO
19. "Oh, Pretty Woman" singer : ORBISON
21. "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" author : DAHL
24. Simile center : ASA
25. Benjamin Hoff's "The ___ of Pooh" : TAO
28. "Xanadu" rock grp. : ELO
29. "What are we waiting for?" : LETSGO
33. Gershwin lovers : PORGYANDBESS
38. 252 wine gallons : TUN
39. Mime masters : SHIELDSANDYARNELL
42. Distress : AIL
43. High-strung cartoon couple : RENANDSTIMPY
44. City on the Maumee : TOLEDO
47. McShane of movies : IAN
48. City trains : ELS
49. Paul's "Exodus" portrayal : ARI
50. Additional : ELSE
51. Spinning part : ROTATOR
54. Community rec. site : YMCA
58. Et ___ (and others) : ALII
59. Bewail : MOAN
62. Occupational suffix : IER
63. Popular comedy-magic team : PENNANDTELLER
66. "Stand Back" singer : STEVIENICKS
67. Recital halls : ODEA
68. Part of R.E.O. : OLDS
1. Ed Norton's workplace : SEWER
2. Actress MacGraw : ALI
3. "Assuming that's true..." : IFSO
4. Cross-dresser's attire : DRAG
5. Tree of the birch family : ALDER
6. Rocker Ocasek : RIC
7. General discomfort : MALAISE
8. Attacks verbally : SNAPSAT
9. Hot : SEXY
10. Register : ENROL
11. Threesome : TRIO
12. Jet ___ : LAG
13. He's a real doll : KEN
18. Danish seaport : ODENSE
20. Light life rafts : BALSAS
22. Philadelphia suburb near Drexel Hill : ALDAN
23. Cobbler's fastener : HOBNAIL
25. Diva's sound : TRILL
26. Carder's concern : AGE
27. Olive ___ : OYL
30. Vase inserts : STEMS
31. Sound of a swallow : GULP
32. Sole : ONLY
33. Jr.'s exam : PSAT
34. Locale of 44-Across : OHIO
35. Not clumsy : ADROIT
36. Author O'Brien and others : EDNAS
37. Site of the 2000 Olympics : SYDNEY
40. Hwy. : RTE
41. Valueless : NIL
45. Corrode : EATINTO
46. Spent : DRAINED
50. Wash away : ERODE
51. Criticize : RAP
52. Bullring cheers : OLES
53. "___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
55. Exploits, in a way : MILKS
56. Mediocre marks : CEES
57. Music transcription abbr. : ARR
60. ___ time (never) : ATNO
61. Film director Jordan : NEIL
64. Salutation for Severus : AVE
65. Sort of PC screen : LCD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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