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New York Times, Friday, January 29, 1999

Author:
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
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Emily Cox
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ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.71001
Henry Rathvon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Cox. This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Rathvon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0129 ( 17,979 )
Across
1
Panama hat material : JIPIJAPA
9
Treats treacherously : SHAFTS
15
Tentacled sea creatures : ANEMONES
16
Store unloading surplus : OUTLET
17
Old-fashioned reading : CHAPBOOK
18
Deliberately disharmonize : UNTUNE
19
Symbol of strength : OAK
20
Crappie or bluegill : SUNFISH
22
Lines from Horace : ODE
23
Blasted : BLEW
25
Plains tribe : KIOWA
26
Jacques the musical Belgian : BREL
27
Auto style : SEDAN
29
Gaslight ___ : ERA
30
Set of sheets : QUIRE
31
Whip-tailed swimmers : RAYS
33
Cicely Tyson film of 1972 : SOUNDER
35
Continental word of courtesy : GRAZIE
38
Path finders : HIKERS
39
Elicits an "ick!" : REVOLTS
41
Handled baggage : TOTE
42
Some tournaments : OPENS
43
Ending with who, what or when : EER
45
Novelist Remarque : ERICH
49
Plucky : GAME
50
Home of Edwards Plateau : TEXAS
52
Unescorted : SOLO
53
Hydromassage facility : SPA
54
Many Woodstock concertgoers : HIPPIES
56
G.O.P. foe : DEM
57
Field manager? : HERDER
59
You don't have to take it : ELECTIVE
61
Meadowlark's kin : ORIOLE
62
Orthodontist's fee? : RETAINER
63
Set of 150 : PSALMS
64
Track sights : TROTTERS
Down
1
___-rod (flower of the lily family) : JACOBS
2
Eat quickly, slangily : INHALE
3
Weak and wan : PEAKED
4
Supernatural being : IMP
5
Perennial campaign issue : JOBS
6
Actress Aimée : ANOUK
7
Keats's "wealth of globèd ___" : PEONIES
8
Request : ASKFOR
9
"Hands Across the Sea" composer : SOUSA
10
"Whadja say?" : HUNH
11
Mem. of the A.B.A. : ATT
12
Protector of some canines : FLUORIDE
13
Not so tough : TENDERER
14
Super Bowl XIV champs : STEELERS
21
"___ Made to Love Her" (1967 hit) : IWAS
24
Area of hot action : WARZONE
26
Tiger traps? : BUNKERS
28
Filed items : NAILS
30
Brit's rejoinder : QUITE
32
Still : YET
34
"So that's it!" : OHO
35
English-style saloon : GROGSHOP
36
Does some interior decorating : REPAPERS
37
Common recitation : AVEMARIA
40
Get introduced slowly : SEEP
41
Kind of park : TRAILER
44
Black belt, say : EXPERT
46
Least active of the halogens : IODINE
47
Sharp : CLEVER
48
They leave the park : HOMERS
50
Flags : TIRES
51
Handle : SEETO
54
Control post : HELM
55
Some improvisation : SCAT
58
Competitor of the euro: Abbr. : DOL
60
Songbird : TIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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