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New York Times, Tuesday, January 6, 1998

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0106 ( 17,591 )
Across
1
"Chapter Two" star James : CAAN
5
Provide for, as a party : CATER
10
Sacred bird of the Pharaohs : IBIS
14
Tough-guy actor Ray : ALDO
15
Skylit courts : ATRIA
16
Fisherman's offering? : TALE
17
"The Twilight Zone" host : RODSERLING
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Lily Pons specialty : ARIA
20
Small bill : ONE
21
Dec. holiday : XMAS
22
New Haven Line stop : PELHAM
24
Scolds : BERATES
26
Newswoman Shriver : MARIA
27
Sing Sing inhabitant : CON
28
Machine part fastener : CAPSCREW
31
Where to pin a pin : LAPEL
34
"Olympia" painter : MANET
35
Sis's sib : BRO
36
Una década has 10 : ANOS
37
More rational : SANER
38
___ slaw : COLE
39
Docs : MDS
40
Ellington and Wellington : DUKES
41
Parts of apples : CORES
42
Venomous snake : PITVIPER
44
Swab : MOP
45
Backpacker : HIKER
46
Defensive wall : PARAPET
50
Wall Street type : TRADER
52
Gang's area : TURF
53
Pierre's friend : AMI
54
Stockings : HOSE
55
Armed robber : STICKUPMAN
58
"It's ___ you!" : UPTO
59
The "p" of 6p : PENCE
60
___ in a poke : APIG
61
Turns right : GEES
62
P.L.O.'s Arafat : YASIR
63
Cowboy Roy's better half : DALE
Down
1
Chocolate substitute : CAROB
2
"___ at last!" : ALONE
3
Cousin of 42-Across : ADDER
4
Refusals : NOS
5
Bizet heroine : CARMEN
6
Hammond product : ATLAS
7
Hall-of-Famer Speaker : TRIS
8
Strauss's "___ Heldenleben" : EIN
9
High-quality writing medium : RAGPAPER
10
Slanted type : ITALIC
11
Maine resort : BARHARBOR
12
Hipbones : ILIA
13
Baseball feature : SEAM
18
Laud : EXTOL
23
Once, once : ERST
25
Tops : ACES
26
Flowing tresses : MANES
28
Porch chair craftsman : CANER
29
___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
30
Troubles : WOES
31
Aladdin's treasure : LAMP
32
"The King ___" : ANDI
33
Quickly : POSTHASTE
34
Manufacturer : MAKER
37
James Bond, e.g. : SUPERSPY
38
Nightclub of song : COPA
40
Place for a finger? : DIKE
41
Where Prince Philip was born : CORFU
43
MTV fare : VIDEOS
44
Promissory note in a casino : MARKER
46
Designer Emilio : PUCCI
47
Argentine expanse : PAMPA
48
Cybermessages : EMAIL
49
Bit of color : TINGE
50
55-Across, maybe : THUG
51
1948 Hitchcock thriller : ROPE
52
Cans : TINS
56
Sri Lanka export : TEA
57
Expand unnecessarily : PAD

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

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