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New York Times, Thursday, January 22, 1998

Author:
Patrick Jordan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Jordan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {WX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

Missing clues: Grant, Ford, Pierce

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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0122 ( 17,607 )

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Across
1
Come from ___ : AFAR
5
She's an inspiration : MUSE
9
Mythomaniacs : LIARS
14
Ear dangler : LOBE
15
Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
16
Pakistani river : INDUS
17
___ : FULFILLAREQUEST
20
"Butterflies ___ Free" : ARE
21
Radar signal : BLIP
22
Helps back to health : NURSES
23
Gofer : AIDE
24
Missouri Valley tribesman : OTOE
25
___ : CROSSARIVER
29
Shrouded : HID
32
Globetrotter's home : HARLEM
33
It's bleu on maps : MER
34
"Power" star, 1986 : GERE
35
"Less Than Zero" author : ELLIS
36
Month on a cal. : JAN
37
Maui neighbor : LANAI
38
Bomb : FLOP
39
Sharp turn : ZAG
40
Playing : TOYING
41
Dict. offering : SYN
42
___ : POKEAHOLEIN
44
Curse : BANE
45
Near the surface : RISE
46
Say "There, there" to : SOLACE
49
Lot of rows to hoe : ACRE
50
Bustle : ADO
53
Three of these could complete the missing clues above : PRESIDENTSNAMES
56
Brother of Simon and Theodore in a 1958 song : ALVIN
57
Sergeant's command : UNIT
58
Lifelike : REAL
59
Making even : TYING
60
Like "Lady Chatterley's Lover" : RACY
61
Poop : INFO
Down
1
___ Romeo (sports car) : ALFA
2
Lou Gehrig, on the diamond : FOUR
3
Accomplished : ABLE
4
Make the calls : REF
5
Structure near a flour factory : MILLDAM
6
Like the wicked stepsisters vis-‡-vis Cinderella : UGLIER
7
It's sold in bars : SOAP
8
Blunder : ERR
9
It's sold in bars : LIQUOR
10
Accustom : INURE
11
Fruity drinks : ADES
12
Sly tactic : RUSE
13
Boom makers : SSTS
18
"White" and "scarlet" birds : IBISES
19
Computer command : ENTER
23
"There's many ___..." : ASLIP
24
Baker : OVEN
25
Bakers : CHEFS
26
Make a comeback : RALLY
27
Wrinkle-resistant fabric : ORLON
28
Publicist's concern : IMAGE
29
1928, 1932 and 1936 Olympic gold medalist : HENIE
30
Tabriz citizen : IRANI
31
Condescend : DEIGN
34
Country crooner Crystal : GAYLE
36
O.K., in slang : JAKE
37
Relax : LOOSEN
39
Like urban land : ZONED
40
Absorbent : THIRSTY
42
Father-to-be's activity : PACING
43
Polar bear's domain : ARCTIC
44
Boatyard : BASIN
46
Exchange of words : SPAT
47
Paris airport : ORLY
48
Founder of one of the 12 tribes : LEVI
49
Dancer Pavlova : ANNA
50
Word said before opening the eyes : AMEN
51
Heedless : DEAF
52
Artist Edvard Munch's home : OSLO
54
Continental abbr. : EUR
55
Jackie's second : ARI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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