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New York Times, Monday, October 19, 1998

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
10-Across : New York Shakespeare Festival founder Joseph
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 35 for Ms. Spadaccini. Monday freshness: 46%
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© 1998, The New York Times10/19/98 ( No. 17,877 )
Across
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"It's a Wonderful Life" director Frank : CAPRA
6
Quiet valley : GLEN
10
New York Shakespeare Festival founder Joseph : PAPP
14
Apportion : ALLOT
15
Roof overhang : EAVE
16
"Hair" song "___ Baby" : ABIE
17
With 61-Across, what the judge said to the bigamist? : YOUCANTHAVEYOUR
20
Japanese wrestling : SUMO
21
Your and my : OUR
22
Nearly : ALMOST
23
Appear, with "up" : CROP
25
At rest : IDLE
26
Sneeze sounds : ACHOOS
29
Casey Jones, notably : TRAINMAN
33
When repeated, a Latin dance : CHA
34
Raison ___ : DETRE
36
Musical composition : ETUDE
37
Put on ___ (act snooty) : AIRS
39
Peter or Patrick, e.g. : SAINT
41
"Cut that out!" : STOP
42
Smooth and shiny : SLEEK
44
Catch fish, in a primitive way : SPEAR
46
Time in history : ERA
47
Modern-day halts to kids' fights : TIMEOUTS
49
"Messiah" composer : HANDEL
51
"You wouldn't ___!" : DARE
52
Green flavor : LIME
53
Aussie "chick" : SHEILA
56
Dracula, at times : BAT
57
"Oh, nonsense!" : PISH
61
See 17-Across : KATEANDEDITHTOO
64
Elderly's svgs. : IRAS
65
Caspian Sea feeder : URAL
66
"Hi" : HELLO
67
Defrost : MELT
68
"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
69
Baby bird : OWLET
Down
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Low islands : CAYS
2
Baseballer Matty or Felipe : ALOU
3
Prune, formerly : PLUM
4
Highly ornamented style : ROCOCO
5
Tell ___ glance : ATA
6
Outfit : GETUP
7
Comic Bert : LAHR
8
A Gabor : EVA
9
State east of the Sierras : NEVADA
10
Easy monthly ___ : PAYMENTS
11
It follows "peek" in a baby's game : ABOO
12
Name of 12 popes : PIUS
13
Saucy : PERT
18
Hangmen's needs : NOOSES
19
"Dallas" matriarch Miss ___ : ELLIE
24
16 1/2 feet : ROD
25
"Goodnight" girl of song : IRENE
26
"...with ___ of thousands!" (Hollywood hype) : ACAST
27
Texas cook-off dish : CHILI
28
Sultan's ladies : HAREM
29
Excursions : TRIPS
30
Quiet : MUTED
31
Be crazy about : ADORE
32
Where Everest is : NEPAL
35
Nibble on : TASTE
38
Most flea-bitten : SEEDIEST
40
Idyllic South Seas island : TAHITI
43
Aussie "bear" : KOALA
45
Hit head-on : RAM
48
Neighbor of Saturn : URANUS
50
Huey, Dewey or Louie, to Donald Duck : NEPHEW
52
Soup server : LADLE
53
Take some off the top : SKIM
54
Tortoise's rival : HARE
55
List-ending abbr. : ETAL
56
Noggin : BEAN
58
"___ be a cold day in hell..." : ITLL
59
Only : SOLE
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What 69-Across will grow up to do : HOOT
62
Arid : DRY
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Nevertheless : THO

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