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New York Times, Thursday, October 9, 1997

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1009 ( 17,502 )
Across
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A pin may go through it : HASP
5
Cirrus cloud formation : WISP
9
Ankylosaur feature : ARMOR
14
Base : EVIL
15
Angelic symbol : HALO
16
Sabbatical, e.g. : LEAVE
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One of TV's Simpsons : LISA
18
One-named supermodel : IMAN
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It's spoken in Kuala Lumpur : MALAY
20
Improvise, as a historian? : PLAYITBYYEAR
23
Deli buy : SALAMI
24
Impatient : ANTSY
27
Pane frame : SASH
29
Rat : TRAITOR
31
Can. heads : PMS
34
Ramsey Lewis Trio song about Taoists? : THEYINCROWD
36
Witness stand statement : OATH
38
Bear lair : DEN
39
Cinders in old strips : ELLA
40
Film about burgling partners? : THEYEGGANDI
45
Count finish : ESS
46
What "nobody doesn't like" : SARALEE
47
Hankers : YENS
49
Old Renault : LECAR
50
One-person boats : SKIFFS
54
Baker's quote from "Romeo and Juliet"? : ITISTHEYEAST
58
Nicholas Gage best seller : ELENI
61
Gardener's role : HOER
62
In ___ (as found) : SITU
63
Kind of machine : DITTO
64
Late Norwegian king : OLAV
65
Set foot (on) : TROD
66
Braves Hall-of-Famer Warren : SPAHN
67
Townshend of the Who : PETE
68
Horned vipers : ASPS
Down
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Benefits : HELPS
2
Spain's Saint Teresa of ___ : AVILA
3
Rope fiber : SISAL
4
Spanish beaches : PLAYAS
5
Milky : WHITISH
6
A foot in a line : IAMB
7
Do in : SLAY
8
Small liqueur glass : PONY
9
Fact-filled reference : ALMANAC
10
One of a bicycle pair : REARTIRE
11
Bad start? : MAL
12
They're fertilized : OVA
13
Juan Carlos, e.g. : REY
21
"___ the end of my rope!" : IMAT
22
Merit : EARN
25
Clerical scarf : STOLE
26
Caterwauls : YOWLS
28
Waffle : HEDGE
29
Cheap-seeming : TINNY
30
Vitamin bottle info : RDAS
31
Florists' needs : POTS
32
Taj ___ : MAHAL
33
Cubic meter : STERE
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Verily : YEA
37
Fragrant lily : HYACINTH
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Jubilance : ELATION
42
Jewell of "The Facts of Life" : GERI
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Merit : DESERVE
44
Black : INKY
48
Rest after almuerzo : SIESTA
51
Expositions : FAIRS
52
Camera setting : FSTOP
53
Supports for laths : STUDS
55
Kind of talk : SHOP
56
Lacquered metalware : TOLE
57
Olympics preliminary : HEAT
58
Staff of Life: Abbr. : EDS
59
Impudence : LIP
60
Greek letter : ETA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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