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New York Times, Thursday, November 27, 1997

It indicates what's happening, briefly

Author:
Kiran S. Kedlaya
Editor:
Will Shortz
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111/27/19970
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Kiran S. Kedlaya

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Scrabble average: 1.85 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kedlaya.
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© 1997, The New York Times11/27/97 ( No. 17,551 )
Across
1
Radio station supply : DISCS
6
Dismay : FAZE
10
Louis who was guillotined : XVI
13
Flu ward sound : ACHOO
14
"You said it!" : AMEN
15
Regular Cosmo feature : QUIZ
16
Betraying, briefly : DOUBLEXING
18
Lhasa ___ (dog) : APSO
19
Colony member : ANT
20
Strove (for) : VIED
21
Told (on) : RATTED
23
Advance : LEND
24
Antigun lobbyist Brady : SARAH
25
Congresswoman Waters : MAXINE
28
Respectful : REVERENT
31
Commencement : ONSET
32
Wizards : MAGES
33
Prevent : BAR
34
Four on a four, e.g. : PIPS
35
Tint : COLOR
36
Coffee : JAVA
37
Nationality suffix : ESE
38
Flapjack places, for short : IHOPS
39
Punished, perhaps : CANED
40
Like some pizzas : DEEPDISH
42
Punish, perhaps : PADDLE
43
Speak monotonously : DRONE
44
Soothing instrument : LYRE
45
Knee/ankle connector : FIBULA
47
Glow : AURA
48
"Look here!" : OHO
51
Eager : AVID
52
It indicates what's happening, briefly : SIGNOFTHEX
55
Womanizer : RAKE
56
Raison d'___ : ETRE
57
Bud Grace comic strip : ERNIE
58
Unified : ONE
59
Antique store tag : ASIS
60
Kind of statement : SWORN
Down
1
Arp art : DADA
2
What a model might become : ICON
3
Barricade, with "in" : SHUT
4
Inner ear : COB
5
In the black, like a dry cleaner? : SOLVENT
6
Sent, in a way : FAXED
7
Within : AMID
8
Form of Buddhism : ZEN
9
Currier or Ives : ENGRAVER
10
Start playing, briefly : XUPTHEBAND
11
Tight gripper : VISE
12
___ Lacoste : IZOD
15
Mideast nation : QATAR
17
"___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
22
God shown with a burning torch : ARES
23
"Fairy tales" : LIES
24
Utah lilies : SEGOS
25
Two-wheeler : MOPED
26
Liqueur flavor : ANISE
27
Two-wheeler, briefly : XSPEEDBIKE
28
"Lord of the Flies" leader : RALPH
29
Object of contemplation? : NAVEL
30
Business : TRADE
32
Bullwinkle, for one : MOOSE
35
Waters off Hong Kong : CHINASEA
36
Green shade : JADE
38
Pop star, say : IDOL
39
Wine orders : CARAFES
41
Bluenose : PRUDE
42
Lighting specialist, informally? : PYRO
44
Crescents : LUNES
45
Betting game : FARO
46
Tolstoy hero : IVAN
47
Prefix with culture : AGRI
48
"Yikes!" : OHNO
49
Son, usually : HEIR
50
Farm team : OXEN
53
"___ a Joke, Son" (1947 flick) : ITS
54
Big inits. in credit reporting : TRW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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