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New York Times, Thursday, November 19, 1998

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1119 ( 17,908 )
Across
1
Opposite of 61-Across : BOW
4
Lunatic, often : RAVER
9
"The Man Without ___" (1993 film) : AFACE
14
Grp. behind the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize : IRA
15
Take the honey and run : ELOPE
16
Spread abroad, as a rumor : BRUIT
17
Harden : GEL
18
Definitely no Einstein : MORON
19
Prudential rival : AETNA
20
Always, to a cowboy? : WITHOUTEXCEPTION
23
Prefix with logical : IDEO
24
Epitaph beginning : HERE
25
Chew the fat : GAB
27
Degermed, in a way : GARGLED
31
Sled driver, maybe : ESKIMO
33
Car wash machines : WAXERS
36
Piccadilly Circus statue : EROS
37
Dickens classic, to a cowboy? : GREATEXPECTATIONS
42
Runners : LEGS
43
Cleverly intricate : DAEDAL
44
Crocheted coverlet : AFGHAN
47
Perennially popular game books : MADLIBS
51
Give a hard time, slangily : DIS
52
Stewart's role in "Harvey" : DOWD
55
Village Voice award : OBIE
56
Murder mystery setting, to a cowboy? : THEORIENTEXPRESS
61
Back : STERN
62
Dismal, to Donne : DREAR
63
Like Gen. Powell : RET
64
Some Strads : CELLI
65
Kind of element : TRACE
66
Cap material? : ICE
67
Twiddles one's thumbs : IDLES
68
Vaccinator's supply : HYPOS
69
LL.D. holder : ATT
Down
1
Heavyweight : BIGWIG
2
Major name in frozen foods : OREIDA
3
Auto maker Chrysler : WALTER
4
Fictional secret agent Williams : REMO
5
Baseball family name : ALOU
6
Maelstrom : VORTEX
7
Eocene, for one : EPOCH
8
Zellweger of "Jerry Maguire" : RENEE
9
Lets up : ABATES
10
At no cost, in Germany : FREI
11
Helicopter's predecessor : AUTOGIRO
12
Gum flavor : CINNAMON
13
Pilot's announcement, for short : ETA
21
Poppycock : HOGWASH
22
___-1900 (old) : PRE
26
Director : BOSS
28
Paint base : LATEX
29
Abbr. stamped on a food label : EXP
30
Do it! : DEED
32
"Lake Wobegon Days" writer : KEILLOR
34
TV pioneer : RCA
35
Opposite of 61-Across : STEM
37
Not reluctant : GLAD
38
Made new alterations : REFITTED
39
Pale yellowish-white : EGGSHELL
40
Toothy grp.? : ADA
41
Smidge : TAD
45
Lady-killer : ADONIS
46
___'wester : NOR
48
Gibraltar's locale : IBERIA
49
Split : BISECT
50
Sonnet ending : SESTET
53
Board measure : WIDTH
54
Irish port : DERRY
57
Contemporary of Dashiell : ERLE
58
Half-moon tide : NEAP
59
Name often seen above a star : TEXACO
60
Chief exec. : PRES
61
Area of coll. study : SCI

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

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