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New York Times, Wednesday, November 24, 1999

Cross of a male horse and a female donkey

Author:
Greg Staples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Greg Staples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Staples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times11/24/99 ( No. 18,278 )
Across
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Purchase for a 1950's home : HIFI
5
Hot : SPICY
10
Oscar night rental : GOWN
14
More than sarcastic : ACID
15
No-no : TABOO
16
Classic cookie : OREO
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With 58-Across, a famous Elmer Fuddism : BEVEWYVEWYQUIET
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Put away : ICE
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Pub pint : ALE
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Garish : LOUD
23
Had a big mouth : TATTLED
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Gung-ho : EAGER
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Go bad : SPOIL
30
Skiers' destination, with "the" : ALPS
33
Geneva's ___ Leman : LAC
34
Fence sitter : NEUTRAL
37
Slugger Sammy : SOSA
38
Elmer Fudd song rendition : ISNTSHEWOVEWY
41
Actress Tyne : DALY
42
Not go the direct route : MEANDER
43
Self-image : EGO
44
Air force heroes : ACES
45
Inventor of the Cube : RUBIK
49
Leafy shelter : BOWER
51
No. 35 on the periodic table : BROMINE
53
Stir up : ROIL
56
Two or more eras : EON
57
Camping grp. : BSA
58
See 17-Across : IMHUNTINGWABBIT
63
Betty of cartoons : BOOP
64
Symbol of a lingering scandal : CLOUD
65
Fix up : REDO
66
Run into : MEET
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Cross of a male horse and a female donkey : HINNY
68
Mideast port : ADEN
Down
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Smoking and others : HABITS
2
Most of the Arctic Ocean : ICECAP
3
55 minutes past the hour : FIVETO
4
Suffix with sulf- : IDE
5
Counterpart of substance : STYLE
6
Surfaced, as roads : PAVED
7
"How Can ___ Sure" (1967 hit) : IBE
8
Monk's hood : COWL
9
It's used to walk the dog : YOYO
10
Dutch cheese : GOUDA
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"It must be him, ___ shall die" : ORI
12
Early : WEE
13
"___ on your life!" : NOT
18
Place for a five and ten? : WALLET
19
Opposite of an ans. : QUES
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Thin, as sound : TINNY
26
Candle's light : GLOW
27
Carefree : EASY
28
Big TV maker : RCA
30
Locales : AREAS
31
Croquet site : LAWN
32
Plug along : PLOD
35
Gomer Pyle's grp. : USMC
36
"Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
37
Blood component : SERUM
38
Othello's betrayer : IAGO
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Hit the brakes : SLOW
40
Shakespearean city : VERONA
41
Center of a ball? : DEB
44
"East of Eden" brother : ARON
46
Like a baby in a highchair : BIBBED
47
Deep down : INSIDE
48
Diane of "Annie Hall" : KEATON
50
Go off : ERUPT
51
Under way : BEGUN
52
Raising hell : ROWDY
54
Cast wearer's frustration : ITCH
55
"___ Marlene" (1944 song) : LILI
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Big Blue : IBM
59
A Stooge : MOE
60
Weed killer : HOE
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Oui's opposite : NON
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Lingerie item : BRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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