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New York Times, Thursday, January 2, 1997

"All I gotta do ___ naturally" (Beatles lyric)

Author:
M. Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Gaffney.
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© 1997, The New York Times1/2/97 ( No. 17,222 )
Across
1
Walker, in sign language : PED
4
Thanksgiving dish : YAM
7
Engagement : BATTLE
13
Baritone in Rabaud's "Marouf" : ALI
14
First or second, e.g. : BASE
15
Habituates : INURES
16
With 63-Across, theme of this puzzle : CIVILWAR
18
See 6-Down : STREEP
19
Xaviera Hollander book : THEHAPPYHOOKER
21
Neighbor of Uganda : SUDAN
22
Boston suburb : LYNN
23
6/6/44 : DDAY
26
Gung-ho : PSYCHED
31
Result of a firing : ASH
34
Corporate hotshot : EXEC
36
Patriot of 1776 : HALE
37
Common game show consolation prize : LEEPRESSONNAILS
42
Meanie : OGRE
43
Out of town : AWAY
44
"Fantasy Island" prop : LEI
45
SE Mexican state : TABASCO
49
Words of Caesar : ETTU
51
Senseless state : COMA
53
"All I gotta do ___ naturally" (Beatles lyric) : ISACT
57
"The Jeffersons" co-star : SHERMANHEMSLEY
62
It's often picked up in bars : THETAB
63
See 16-Across : GENERALS
64
The Continent : EUROPE
65
Sonnies : LADS
66
City on Guanabara Bay : RIO
67
Made up (for) : ATONED
68
Windy City sights : ELS
69
Door word : MEN
Down
1
Results of some handshakes : PACTS
2
Peace Nobelist Root : ELIHU
3
Fell precipitately : DIVED
4
Cry harshly : YAWP
5
"... and make it snappy!" : ASAP
6
With 18-Across, a two-time Oscar winner : MERYL
7
Bucknell footballers : BISONS
8
Lover in Dryden's "All for Love" : ANTONY
9
Izmir resident : TURK
10
Cherry or apple : TREE
11
Lecherous look : LEER
12
Psychic's claim : ESP
14
Not so spicy : BLANDER
17
Harry James's "___ the Craziest Dream" : IHAD
20
Triangle part: Abbr. : HYP
24
Borden weapon : AXE
25
Cry of victory : YES
27
Half a dance : CHA
28
Flag down a cab : HAIL
29
Colleague of Claudia and Naomi : ELLE
30
Lucy's husband : DESI
31
Tons : ALOT
32
Nintendo rival : SEGA
33
Mint or sage : HERB
35
1860's insignia : CSA
38
Shade of green : PEA
39
Have bills : OWE
40
Turner of note : NAT
41
Daily since 1851, briefly : NYTIMES
46
Minor accident result : SCRAPE
47
Searched thoroughly : COMBED
48
Medical suffix : OMA
50
Soyuz launcher : USSR
52
Fish : ANGLE
54
Waker-upper : ALARM
55
Whoopi, in "The Color Purple" : CELIE
56
Holyfield beat him, 11/9/96 : TYSON
57
Close : SHUT
58
Submarine : HERO
59
Venerable English institution : ETON
60
Become better : HEAL
61
Machiavellian concerns : ENDS
62
Leaves at 4:00? : TEA

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

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