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New York Times, Monday, January 18, 1999

"The African Queen" screenwriter James

Author:
Frederick T. Buhler
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frederick T. Buhler

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Buhler.
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© 1999, The New York Times1/18/99 ( No. 17,968 )
Across
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Playwright William : INGE
5
Some Pennsylvania Dutch : AMISH
10
Carol : SONG
14
That, in France : CELA
15
Division of a long poem : CANTO
16
Hard rain? : HAIL
17
Best Picture of 1995 : BRAVEHEART
19
Tex. neighbor : OKLA
20
Car that was always black : MODELT
21
Catch red-handed : NAB
22
Swerve : VEER
23
Arctic bird : SKUA
25
Goalie's job : DEFENSE
27
Bed turner? : GARDENSPADE
31
___ and anon : EVER
32
"I didn't know that!" : GEE
33
Appliquéd : SEWNON
38
Enticed : LEDON
40
Crow's cry : CAW
42
Barber's work : SHAVE
43
___ of Capricorn : TROPIC
45
Brit. fliers : RAF
47
Roman road : ITER
48
"Cracklin' Rosie" singer : NEILDIAMOND
51
"Shane," e.g. : WESTERN
55
"Last one ___ a rotten egg!" : INIS
56
Robust : HALE
57
Much of 35-Down's terr. : EUR
59
Melodious : ARIOSO
63
With defects and all : ASIS
64
Group that makes contracts : BRIDGECLUB
66
Fasting time : LENT
67
Drive away : REPEL
68
"The African Queen" screenwriter James : AGEE
69
Organization with a lodge : ELKS
70
One of the Astaires : ADELE
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Slothful : LAZY
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Part of a nuclear arsenal, for short : ICBM
2
Fiddling emperor : NERO
3
Pleased : GLAD
4
Listen in (on) : EAVESDROP
5
German warning : ACHTUNG
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Fannie ___ security : MAE
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___ instant (quickly) : INAN
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Italian road : STRADA
9
Centers of activity : HOTBEDS
10
Push : SHOVE
11
Like some old buckets : OAKEN
12
Frasier's brother on "Frasier" : NILES
13
Harsh reflection : GLARE
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
24
"Hold on ___!" : ASEC
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Payments to doctors : FEES
27
Moola : GELT
28
Assert : AVER
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Fix up : REDO
30
Oyster's center : PEARL
34
Capricious : WHIMSICAL
35
Org. formed to contain Communism : NATO
36
Bread chamber : OVEN
37
One who's socially clueless : NERD
39
Prime-time hour : NINE
41
Desert stream : WADI
44
Parts of brains : CEREBRA
46
Wangle : FINAGLE
49
Accustomed : INURED
50
Suffix with million : AIRE
51
Humpback, e.g. : WHALE
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Stand for something : EASEL
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Go furtively : SLINK
54
They may come in a battery : TESTS
58
Ready to be picked : RIPE
60
Korbut on the beam : OLGA
61
Egyptian canal : SUEZ
62
Mind : OBEY
65
The first of 13: Abbr. : DEL

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later.

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