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New York Times, Thursday, November 20, 1997

"How to Make an American Quilt" author Whitney ___

Author:
Raymond Hamel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Raymond Hamel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Hamel.
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© 1997, The New York Times11/20/97 ( No. 17,544 )
Across
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Construct : MAKE
5
Meadow sounds : BAAS
9
Barbra's "A Star Is Born" co-star : KRIS
13
"The Good Earth" heroine : OLAN
14
Runs while sitting : IDLES
16
Cassio's rival : IAGO
17
Benchmark : NORM
18
Hotel employee : VALET
19
False locks : WIGS
20
Cheesy TV comedy? : THEEDAMSFAMILY
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Witch's potential meal : HANSEL
24
A mean Amin : IDI
25
Cheesy TV cop show? : HAVARTIFIVEO
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Doo-wop syllable : DUM
35
Floor model : DEMO
36
Change : AFFECT
37
Chirac's state : ETAT
39
Country singer Tillis : PAM
41
Sunni, e.g. : SECT
42
1970 Tony winner for "Applause" : BACALL
45
Harsh words : RASP
48
Locomobile contemporary : REO
49
Cheesy TV comedy? : THEMUENSTERS
52
Back, in a way : AGO
53
Muss up : TOUSLE
57
Cheesy TV detective show, with "The"? : ROQUEFORTFILES
62
Clue : HINT
63
South African province : NATAL
64
TV knob : TINT
65
Toiletries case : ETUI
66
One of the Titans : DIONE
67
Jim Davis canine : ODIE
68
Member of a traditional establishment : WASP
69
First name in TV comedy : REDD
70
Russo of "Outbreak" : RENE
Down
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Calendar page : MONTH
2
Sandwich Islands greeting : ALOHA
3
Silkwood of "Silkwood" : KAREN
4
Tangle up : ENMESH
5
Oyster, e.g. : BIVALVE
6
Classic Rodin sculpture : ADAM
7
Start of a Shakespearean title : ALLS
8
Deem appropriate : SEEFIT
9
Bird whose males incubate the eggs : KIWI
10
Epitome of thinness : RAIL
11
Rock singer ___ Pop : IGGY
12
Urgent call : SOS
15
Sports facilities : STADIA
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Pooped : DEAD
22
Peeve : MIFF
26
Signal booster : AMP
27
Circus noises : ROARS
28
Speculations : IFS
29
Tack, in a way : VEER
30
"___ homo" : ECCE
31
"How to Make an American Quilt" author Whitney ___ : OTTO
32
Corporate concern : DEBT
33
Bryce Canyon locale : UTAH
34
Defensive spray : MACE
38
Flat hat : TAM
40
Welcome site : MAT
43
Outdoor party : LUAU
44
Scale holder : LEGEND
46
Alit : SETTLED
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One who leads class struggle? : PROF
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"Foul!" : NOFAIR
51
Swain : SUITOR
54
Water park sight : SLIDE
55
Order of ___ (bygone award) : LENIN
56
Lauder of cosmetics : ESTEE
57
Romance writer's award : RITA
58
Load to bear : ONUS
59
Bathroom cabinet item : QTIP
60
Oklahoma native : OTOE
61
Big name in mapmaking : RAND
62
Cabinet acronym, once : HEW

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

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