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New York Times, Saturday, January 17, 1998

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 74 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0117 ( 17,602 )
Across
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Some required reading : CLASSICS
9
They might raise quarters : SHARPS
15
Accumulated : RACKEDUP
16
Kitchen gadgets : PARERS
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Sophocles work : ANTIGONE
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Minister, at times : UNITER
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Weapons prog. since 1983 : SDI
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Noted adviser : ANNLANDERS
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Moved, nautically speaking : HOVE
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Cultivate : TILL
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Those, to Tomás : ESOS
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Clears : NETS
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Where the Gurkha reigned : NEPAL
30
Chinchilla, for one : FUR
32
Abject : HANGDOG
34
Let go : FIRE
35
50's FireFlite : DESOTO
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Violent, perhaps : RRATED
40
Rock blasters? : AMPS
41
More than uncooperative : DEFIANT
45
Crude meas. : BBL
46
Put on a new staff : REMAN
47
"No way!" : ASIF
50
Provoked response : RISE
52
Euterpe, e.g. : MUSE
54
Unique : ONLY
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"All About Eve" actress : ANNEBAXTER
59
Rope used in sailing : TYE
60
Organ stop : OCTAVE
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Result of plotting, perhaps : PARABOLA
63
One who hoots : JEERER
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Disney Studios employee : ANIMATOR
65
Least common : ODDEST
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Quit : STEPDOWN
Down
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Market problem : CRASH
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"I Was a Teen-Age Werewolf" star, 1957 : LANDON
3
Kind of ingredient : ACTIVE
4
Word with bum or bunny : SKI
5
Sonic the Hedgehog maker : SEGA
6
"___ Wanna Cry," 1991 #1 song : IDONT
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Art : CUNNING
8
Spoke literally? : SPELLED
9
Created a web site? : SPUN
10
Bach contemporary : HANDEL
11
Old Dodge : ARIES
12
Modify equipment, in a way : RETROFIT
13
Urgency : PRESSURE
14
Abbr. on old maps : SSR
21
Food for Fido : ALPO
23
Community spirit : ETHOS
27
Met : SAT
29
Uttar Pradesh city : AGRA
31
River to the Mississippi : RED
33
Protuberance : NODE
34
"Porky" : FATSO
35
Apply gently : DAB
36
Adopted : EMBRACED
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Set, in a way : SPLINTED
39
Genetic stuff : RNA
42
19th-century educator Willard : EMMA
43
Slip : FAUXPAS
44
Flash : INSTANT
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"Speed" actor : REEVES
48
Completely : INTOTO
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Proceed so as to avoid radar detection : FLYLOW
51
Hunting device : SNARE
53
Like a Dean Koontz novel : EERIE
55
Long : YEARN
57
One of the Bobbsey twins : BERT
58
Garage feature : RAMP
60
Eye, in Iberia : OJO
62
Ill-done : BAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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