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New York Times, Saturday, January 19, 2008

1993 rap hit with the repeated lyric "Bow wow wow yippy yo yippy yay"

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 126 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times1/19/08 ( No. 21,256 )
Across
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Mesoamericans of old : AZTECS
7
Mekong River sights : SAMPANS
14
Warm up, as leftovers : REHEAT
15
Freak out : HAVEACOW
16
Small cavity, as around a cactus spine : AREOLE
17
Embassy issue? : EXITVISA
18
Short cut : BOB
19
Look at a Playboy Club? : LEER
21
1993 rap hit with the repeated lyric "Bow wow wow yippy yo yippy yay" : DREDAY
22
Big name in sportswear : IZOD
24
Concordat : PACT
26
Role in a Tchaikovsky ballet : ODILE
27
Battlers, at times : SEXES
29
Fiat headquarters : TURIN
31
Part of many cultural venue names: Abbr. : CTR
32
Shrill : TREBLE
34
Long rides? : LIMOS
36
See 15-Down : ORIENTEXPRESS
40
Rise partly : SITUP
41
Echelons : STRATA
43
Gridiron stat: Abbr. : FGS
46
"Dead Souls" novelist : GOGOL
48
Platters' platters players : HIFIS
49
Indisposed : LOATH
51
Gulf of ___, body of water next to Viet Nam : SIAM
53
Bring down : FELL
54
Lit : ONFIRE
56
Jim Beam and others : RYES
58
Univ. of ___, alma mater of Joe Namath and Bart Starr : ALA
59
Infer : READINTO
61
Higher-priced : DEARER
63
Put on the line, perhaps : AIREDOUT
64
Sportscaster with the catchphrase "Oh, my!" : ENBERG
65
Superlatively derogatory : SNIDEST
66
Having one's feet up, say : ATEASE
Down
1
Mideast expert, maybe : ARABIST
2
Love all : ZEROZERO
3
Simon & Garfunkel hit after "Mrs. Robinson" : THEBOXER
4
Affirmative action letters : EEO
5
___ letters : CALL
6
Acclivitous : STEEP
7
Adolphe with an instrument named after him : SAX
8
Not blasé : AVID
9
New York City transportation option : METRONORTH
10
Hard-top : PAVED
11
Sharp : ACIDIC
12
Certain diet restriction : NOSALT
13
Influential one : SWAYER
15
Noted 36-Across passenger : HERCULEPOIROT
20
Down : EAT
23
Actress Mazar and others : DEBIS
25
Rabbit food? : TRIX
28
Christmas song favorite since 1949 : SLEIGHRIDE
30
Little terrors : IMPS
33
Prefix with parasite : ENTO
35
Letter finisher : SERIF
37
Water towers? : TUGS
38
Refuge : SAFEAREA
39
Father-and-son comedic actors : STILLERS
42
Comparatively bulky : ASLARGE
43
Groups of plants : FLORAS
44
Entered : GONEIN
45
What a game plan leads to? : SAFARI
47
Romantic narrative : LAY
50
Helped, in a way, with "over" : TIDED
52
Title role for Maria Callas in her only film : MEDEA
55
Mercury-Atlas 5 rider : ENOS
57
Turned on : SENT
60
When repeated, an old-fashioned cry : TUT
62
___ Lyman & His California Orchestra, popular 1920s-'40s band : ABE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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