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New York Times, Wednesday, October 29, 1997

Author:
Kelly Clark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kelly Clark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Clark. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1029 ( 17,522 )
Across
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Trawler's haul : SHAD
5
Man-___ : OWAR
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Like 30% of the world's landmass : ASIAN
14
Color deficient : PALE
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Typewriter type : PICA
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Round Tabler's weapon : LANCE
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Later : ANON
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Cross letters : INRI
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Host : EMCEE
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With 40- and 60-Across, a cautionary message : DONTBEGIN
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Dove call : COO
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Children's song refrain : EIEIO
24
Romantic interlude : IDYL
26
"Right on, brother!" : AMEN
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Jim-dandy : NEAT
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Simpleton's utterance : DUH
33
Gaza force, for short : PLO
34
Isn't bold : COWERS
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Quite a tale : SAGA
38
Lease : LET
39
Jackie's "O" : ARI
40
See 20-Across : WHATYOU
42
Planning time : EVE
43
Indy stop : PIT
44
Creative : ARTY
45
On the docket : SLATED
47
"Isn't that beautiful?" : OOH
48
What Dick, Jane and Spot did : RAN
49
Literary ___ : LION
50
Kind of job : SNOW
52
Repeated role for Lorre : MOTO
54
"All That Jazz" director : FOSSE
58
Old Mideast inits. : UAR
60
See 20-Across : CANTFINIS
62
Bubble-headed : DITSY
64
Wild romp : ORGY
65
Denials : NOES
66
One of the Horae : IRENE
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Dance instruction : STEP
68
Charlie, for one : TUNA
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Square dance partners : GENTS
70
Green one : TYRO
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Blackjack option : STAY
Down
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One in a black suit : SPADE
2
Saigon's foe : HANOI
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Garbo-like : ALONE
4
Most of a tooth : DENTINE
5
Mayberry boy of TV : OPIE
6
Improvise : WINGIT
7
Caustic : ACRID
8
Saver's eventuality : RAINYDAY
9
Actor Baldwin : ALEC
10
Navigators' Islands, today : SAMOA
11
Like 60-Across : INCOMPLET
12
Air hero : ACE
13
Word before Bouvier : NEE
21
Turn-of-century British conflict : BOERWAR
25
Actor who put teeth into his work? : LUGOSI
27
Parisian pupil : ELEVE
28
Prominent : NOTED
30
Hindu retreat : ASHRAM
32
Cart away : HAULOFF
34
Crime bosses : CAPOS
35
Whom Artemis loved : ORION
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Like 60-Across : WITHOUTEN
37
Pig's digs : STY
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Free : ATNOCOST
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Applies holy oil to : ANOINTS
49
Like Pinocchio's nose after a lie : LONGER
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"That ___ so bad..." : WASNT
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Somewhat sour : TARTY
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Schnoz : SNOUT
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Saint Catherine's home : SIENA
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Opinionated work : ESSAY
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Deli loaves : RYES
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It may be found in a proof : TYPO
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Archeological site : DIG
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It's west of G.B. : IRE

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

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