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New York Times, Friday, October 15, 1999

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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7611/11/19842/1/20203
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3214720372
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1.573038
Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1015 ( 18,238 )

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Across
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Nap : CATCHAFEWZS
12
Whack : BAT
15
1999 hit comedy : AMERICANPIE
16
Familiar photo credit : UPI
17
Actor whose first credited role was in "Rumble Fish" : NICOLASCAGE
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Part of a policeman's training : CPR
19
German whine : ACH
20
Workplace regulator, for short : OSHA
21
Weed whacker : SICKLE
23
TV sites : DENS
25
Ump's call : TIME
27
Kind of passages : NASAL
28
Without dissent : ASONE
30
Up for grabs : OPEN
32
Actress Madlyn : RHUE
33
The bereaved feel it : ASENSEOFLOSS
36
Help in climbing : SHERPA
39
High and mighties : ELITES
40
He played Archer Maggott in "The Dirty Dozen" : TELLYSAVALAS
44
City southeast of Fort Dodge : AMES
45
What this isn't : THAT
46
Crystal : GLASS
50
They come in sheets : MICAS
52
Architectural pier : ANTA
54
"...___ saw Elba" : EREI
55
Like some plants : POTTED
57
Mountain path site : PASS
59
Common girl's middle name : MAE
60
Foreman's superior : ALI
61
Bouncing off the walls : RICOCHETING
64
Univ. of Virginia player : CAV
65
Utter gibberish : INCOHERENCE
66
Lao-___ : TSE
67
Lucifer, for one : FALLENANGEL
Down
1
Country name that follows O : CANADA
2
Priestly vestments : AMICES
3
1990's music genre : TECHNO
4
___-Magnon : CRO
5
Poker variation, informally : HILO
6
"With ___ of thousands" : ACAST
7
Form : FASHION
8
Settles down for the night : ENCAMPS
9
New Deal prog. : WPA
10
Turns sharply : ZIGS
11
Take to one's room : SEEIN
12
Ammo in game hunting : BUCKSHOT
13
It can be canned : APPLAUSE
14
Energetic : TIRELESS
22
Home of Dickinson College : CARLISLE
24
Shows displeasure with : SNARLSAT
26
A clown may wear it : EEE
29
Make out : ESPY
31
Yuletide : NOEL
34
Like Nod, to Eden : EAST
35
Piece in the game Stratego : FLAG
36
Cause of colonial unrest : STAMPACT
37
Syncopated musical rhythms : HEMIOLAS
38
Enrichment course : ELECTIVE
41
"But of course!" : AHA
42
One way to get to work : VANPOOL
43
Case of papers : ATTACHE
47
Prewar activity : ARMING
48
It takes place in the dark : SEANCE
49
Cartoonist Jerry, co-creator of Superman : SIEGEL
51
Line of type : SERIF
53
Ghostlike : ASHEN
56
Actress Merrill : DINA
58
Word repeated after "Que" : SERA
62
Quarter of a mille : CCL
63
Midmorning : TEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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