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New York Times, Monday, October 13, 1997

"___ Network" (1980's comedy series)

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times10/13/97 ( No. 17,506 )

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Across
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"___ Network" (1980's comedy series) : SCTV
5
False god : BAAL
9
Phillips head item : SCREW
14
___ vera : ALOE
15
Austen's Woodhouse : EMMA
16
Mild cigar : CLARO
17
Unload, as stock : SELL
18
Ruler's length : FOOT
19
Hammerin' Hank : AARON
20
"Just one gosh-darn minute!" : HOLDYOURHORSES
23
Rebel (against) : TURN
24
Vim : PEP
25
Part of the Dept. of Trans. : FAA
28
Like a taxi : METERED
31
Scrooge's cry : BAH
34
The "A" in James A. Garfield : ABRAM
36
Tire fill : AIR
37
Inter ___ : ALIA
38
"Be polite!" : MINDYOURMANNERS
42
Actress McClurg : EDIE
43
Handyman's vehicle : VAN
44
Detail map : INSET
45
Poor grade : DEE
46
Preschooler's auto accessory : CARSEAT
49
Opposite NNW : SSE
50
Hockey's Bobby : ORR
51
Farm unit : ACRE
53
"Hush!" : BITEYOURTONGUE
60
Stocking stuffer : SANTA
61
Singer Guthrie : ARLO
62
Russia's Itar-___ news agency : TASS
63
Musical eightsome : OCTET
64
Peter the Great, e.g. : TSAR
65
Nights before : EVES
66
Beach spot : SHORE
67
Chumps : SAPS
68
Start all over : REDO
Down
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Window frame : SASH
2
Nile queen, informally : CLEO
3
Tunnel fee : TOLL
4
South African expanse : VELDT
5
"Age ___ beauty" : BEFORE
6
Add up (to) : AMOUNT
7
Love, to Livy : AMOR
8
Builder's backing : LATH
9
With knees knocking : SCARED
10
Purse part : CLASP
11
Scarce : RARE
12
February 14 figure : EROS
13
Triumphed : WON
21
Scrumptious : YUMMY
22
"La Bohème," e.g. : OPERA
25
Widely known : FAMED
26
Put up with : ABIDE
27
Golfer with an "army" : ARNIE
29
Takes home, as salary : EARNS
30
Basketball blackboard attachment : RIM
31
Hallow : BLESS
32
Buenos ___ : AIRES
33
Waste maker : HASTE
35
Fruit drink : ADE
37
Landers with advice : ANN
39
Egg maker : OVARY
40
Former Mideast inits. : UAR
41
Explosive, informally : NITRO
46
Devise : CREATE
47
Part of a cold-weather cap : EARLAP
48
The "A" in S.A.G. : ACTORS
50
Playful water animal : OTTER
52
"Come in!" : ENTER
53
"Brandenburg Concertos" composer : BACH
54
"___ each life some..." : INTO
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Horse's mouthful : OATS
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Celestial bear : URSA
57
Donated : GAVE
58
Not new : USED
59
Sinclair rival : ESSO
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"Send help!" : SOS

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

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