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New York Times, Tuesday, October 7, 1997

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQW} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1007 ( 17,500 )
Across
1
Kind of layer : OZONE
6
Applaud : CLAP
10
Locking device : HASP
14
Of neap and ebb : TIDAL
15
Overconfident racer of fable : HARE
16
Charles Lamb pseudonym : ELIA
17
Raise : HOIST
18
Quickly, quickly : ASAP
19
Charitable donation : ALMS
20
Start of a Daniel Webster quote : ONECOUNTRY
22
"Act now!" : DOIT
23
New England's Cape ___ : ANN
24
Generally : ASARULE
26
Turn to cinders : CHAR
29
Sentry's cry : HALT
32
Prevent from acting : DETER
33
Chicken ___ : POX
34
Syrup brand : KARO
35
Radical college org. : SDS
36
Middle of the quote : ONECONSTITUTION
42
California's Fort ___ : ORD
43
Cover for a diamond : TARP
44
Theater sign : SRO
45
Élève's place : ECOLE
48
Janet of Justice : RENO
49
Latin love : AMOR
50
Whom Reagan beat in 1984 : MONDALE
52
Tanner's tub : VAT
54
Tweed, for one : BOSS
55
End of the quote : ONEDESTINY
61
Related : AKIN
62
Andes land : PERU
63
Sporty Toyota : PASEO
64
Rudner of comedy : RITA
65
Protection: Var. : EGIS
66
Diet guru Jenny : CRAIG
67
Hang onto : KEEP
68
Gusto : ZEST
69
Refuges, old-style : ASYLA
Down
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Roman emperor after Galba : OTHO
2
Utah national park : ZION
3
Garfield's foil : ODIE
4
Racing org. : NASCAR
5
Singer John : ELTON
6
Honolulu-based detective : CHAN
7
Survive : LAST
8
Noah's landfall : ARARAT
9
English diarist Samuel : PEPYS
10
Whiplash preventer : HEADREST
11
Total : ALLOUT
12
Cousin of a metaphor : SIMILE
13
Scrapbook user : PASTER
21
"___ me, villain!" : UNHAND
25
Total : ADDUP
26
Navy noncom : CPO
27
Sweetie : HON
28
It's swung in forests : AXE
30
"___ longa, vita brevis" : ARS
31
Singer Lenya : LOTTE
34
"M*A*S*H" setting : KOREA
35
Endeavored : STROVE
37
Sudden arrival of fall weather : COLDSNAP
38
Author Fleming : IAN
39
Belief : ISM
40
Spanish gold : ORO
41
Negative joiner : NOR
45
Set sail : EMBARK
46
Gingersnap, e.g. : COOKIE
47
Kind of inspection : ONSITE
48
Go back on a promise : RENEGE
49
Rose oils : ATTARS
51
"If I Had a Hammer" singer : LOPEZ
53
Pet protection org. : ASPCA
56
Goddess of discord : ERIS
57
Problem for Sneezy? : DUST
58
"Do as ___,..." : ISAY
59
Buzz's moonmate : NEIL
60
Eastern discipline : YOGA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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