Fred Piscop
Fred Piscop

NY Times, Sun, Mar 07, 1999 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Fred Piscop
Editor:Will Shortz
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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Old Broadway great George M. ___ : COHAN
6. One of the Three Bears : PAPA
10. Sunshine State city : OCALA
11. Burnoose wearer : ARAB
12. Animated film of 1968 : YELLOWSUBMARINE
18. In : ATHOME
19. Groups of three : TROIKAS
20. Body-shop autos, sometimes : LOANERS
22. Witty Bombeck : ERMA
23. ___ Miguel (Azores island) : SAO
26. Massachusetts motto starter : ENSE
27. Swimmer also called an electric ray : TORPEDOFISH
31. "Pogo" alligator : ALBERT
34. Flat, as a shoe : HEELLESS
35. "You're ___ talk!" : ONETO
37. Book before Josh. : DEUT
38. Idolater : HEROWORSHIPER
43. Dustin's "Tootsie" co-star : TERI
44. Pickle serving : SPEAR
45. Easy-to-play instrument : TRIANGLE
49. Former mile record-holder ___ Coghlan : EAMONN
52. Piece of optometric gear : LENSGRINDER
54. Slip (into) : EASE
57. Middling mark : CEE
58. Inter ___ : ALIA
59. Drew a bead on : AIMEDAT
62. Fell behind : RANLATE
65. Pretentious : LADIDA
66. "Georgia on My Mind" composer : HOAGYCARMICHAEL
68. Food served with red beans : RICE
69. "Pal Joey" penner : OHARA
70. Antlered animals : ELKS
71. Sin city : SODOM
1. Silver eagle wearer : COLONEL
2. "___, All Ye Faithful" : OCOME
3. Hesitant one : HAWER
4. Gore and others : ALS
5. Seagoing: Abbr. : NAUT
6. Garage, north of the border : PARKADE
7. Coloratura's piece : ARIA
8. Raves' opposites : PANS
9. Playwright Burrows : ABE
12. Kind of lock : YALE
13. Short jacket : ETON
14. ___ apso : LHASA
15. ___ Rabbit : BRER
16. Change form, in sci-fi : MORPH
17. Actress Anouk : AIMEE
21. Scatter about : STREW
23. Explorer ___ de La Salle : SIEUR
24. Off. helper : ASST
25. Words of surprise : OHS
28. Comics dog : OTTO
29. Grizzled veteran : OLDPRO
30. Make tracks : FLEE
32. [yawn-n-n] : BORING
33. Rock producer Brian : ENO
36. Hosp. areas : ORS
38. "Die Lorelei" poet Heinrich : HEINE
39. Bullpen stats : ERAS
40. Graf ___ : SPEE
41. "Do I ___ Waltz?" : HEARA
42. Words before and after "what" : IAM
43. Sloth's home : TREE
45. Gentle handling, in brief : TLC
46. Farms : GRANGES
47. Pharmaceuticals giant : LILLY
48. Computer of 1946 : ENIAC
50. Boston suburb : NEEDHAM
51. 1976 Olympics name : NADIA
53. Spreadsheet fodder : DATA
55. Licentious marquis : SADE
56. List finisher : ETAL
60. Tale of Troy : ILIAD
61. Prefix with economics : MACRO
62. Stir up : ROIL
63. Cry from Cathy, in the comics : AACK
64. Cupid's counterpart : EROS
66. Maximilian's realm: Abbr. : HRE
67. Conductance unit : MHO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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