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New York Times, Friday, January 23, 1998

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.635214
Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FQVX} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0123 ( 17,608 )

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Across
1
"Huh-uh" : NOWAYJOSE
10
Star quality : ECLAT
15
Spread out, in a way : AMORTIZED
16
Root : CAUSE
17
Sunday drives? : TELETHONS
18
1946 Literature Nobelist : HESSE
19
Extreme : END
20
"We the Living" author : RAND
21
Outdone : BESTED
22
Pants specification : WIDE
23
Imparts : RELAYS
24
Festive : JOYOUS
27
Transplant need : DONOR
28
Consternation : ALARM
29
Sociopolitical movement : WOMENSLIB
33
Sting : BILK
34
Where Swansea is : WALES
35
Light : AIRY
36
Enter from the rear, maybe : SNEAKINTO
38
Kid's comment : BLEAT
39
Toast beginning : HERES
40
Designer Lanvin : JEANNE
41
Stole from : LOOTED
43
First-place : GOLD
44
Sheds, British-style : MOULTS
45
Sci-fi author Frederik : POHL
46
Burlesque : APE
49
Before : UNTIL
50
Swedes, gastronomically speaking : RUTABAGAS
52
Clear, in a way : DEICE
53
Crash course? : ECONOMICS
54
Getup : DRESS
55
Trivial : PENNYANTE
Down
1
"Big ___" of the comics page : NATE
2
Sign : OMEN
3
Elevated, open country : WOLD
4
Metric measure : ARE
5
Element #39 : YTTRIUM
6
Holy wars : JIHADS
7
What CFC's deplete : OZONE
8
Radio, e.g. : SEND
9
Some staffers, for short : EDS
10
Level : ECHELON
11
Chef Cardini's creation : CAESARSALAD
12
Full of vigor : LUSTY
13
Onagers : ASSES
14
Got ready to drive : TEED
21
Two-time Czech president : BENES
22
Busy bodies? : WORKAHOLICS
23
One gentleman of Verona : ROMEO
24
Hook alternatives : JABS
25
Golfer Dutra : OLIN
26
Noah Webster's alma mater : YALE
27
Lunkheads : DOLTS
29
Let up : WANED
30
Bank claim : LIEN
31
Where Baha'i began : IRAN
32
Storage unit : BYTE
34
Some guys : WIRES
37
They sometimes whistle : KETTLES
38
"Front!" runner : BELLBOY
40
Bach or Strauss, e.g. : JOHANN
41
Hardly a people person : LONER
42
Certain navel, slangily : OUTIE
43
Boarded : GOTON
44
Noted PBS newsman : MUDD
45
Dark purple : PUCE
46
"I'm ___ it!" : AGIN
47
Bargain : PACT
48
Being : ESSE
50
Agent, colloquially : REP
51
Professional org. since 1847 : AMA

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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