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New York Times, Thursday, October 30, 1997

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 37 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1030 ( 17,523 )
Across
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Literary olios : ANAS
5
Some nerve : OPTIC
10
They go over your part : HATS
14
Sweater eater : MOTH
15
"___ Knows" (Dion & the Belmonts hit) : NOONE
16
Chase in the movies : ILKA
17
Group endured chickenhouse disaster? : BROODSTOODFLOOD
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Enduring : IMMORTAL
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Mistreat : ILLUSE
22
Relatives of Rafael : TIAS
23
Oversupply : GLUT
24
Spirit of an evil evil spirit? : FOULGHOULSOUL
29
Overturn : TOPPLE
30
Billy goat's bleat : MAA
31
Sch. liaisons : PTAS
33
Fury : IRE
34
Texas's Houston : SAM
35
Prefix with system : ECO
36
Rudely terse : CURT
38
Bristle on barley : AWN
39
Inviolate : SACRED
42
Lass specified madras? : MAIDSAIDPLAID
45
With 49-Down, "The Firm" actor : JOHN
46
Smelter's stuff : ORES
47
___ rasa (clean slate) : TABULA
50
Periodic payments : STIPENDS
54
Significant danger to beef? : GREATMEATTHREAT
56
Noted actress-model : IMAN
57
Creepy : EERIE
58
Lug : TOTE
59
F.D.R.'s Scottie : FALA
60
Towels : DRIES
61
Over : ANEW
Down
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Prefix with polar : AMBI
2
Group standard : NORM
3
Bit : ATOM
4
Grow rapidly : SHOOTUP
5
Treading the boards : ONSTAGE
6
K compound : POTASH
7
Die, e.g. : TOOL
8
Daughter of Cadmus, in myth : INO
9
Every garçon has one : CEDILLA
10
Sledder's starting point : HILLTOP
11
Big surname in baseball : ALOU
12
W.B.A. stats : TKOS
13
"Smooth Operator" singer : SADE
18
Kind of press : DRILL
19
Nasty bugs : FLUS
23
Island discovered by Magellan : GUAM
24
Discussion opportunity : FORUM
25
Field of buffos : OPERA
26
Yemeni's neighbor : OMANI
27
Starter homes? : UTERI
28
Spiked : LACED
29
Quirk : TIC
32
Turf : SOD
34
Pen that swims : SWAN
37
Baja California city : TIJUANA
38
Chagrined : ASHAMED
39
Pixies : SPRITES
40
Beth's preceder : ALEPH
41
City NNE of Naples : CASERTA
43
Airhead : DOLT
44
Country singer West : DOTTIE
47
Weekly "Whew!" : TGIF
48
First word of the "Aeneid" : ARMA
49
See 45-Across : BEAL
50
Indira's dress : SARI
51
Gas in Vegas : NEON
52
Number in a letter : DATE
53
Worry : STEW
55
Aye : EER

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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