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New York Times, Thursday, November 4, 1999

Author:
Matthew Lees
Editor:
Will Shortz
"There ___ colors in the fairest sky": Wordsworth
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Matthew Lees

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Lees. Thursday freshness: 31%
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C
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K
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C
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B
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© 1999, The New York Times11/4/99 ( No. 18,258 )
Across
1
Dressing site : SALAD
6
It's related to others : SAGA
10
"Star Trek" speed : WARP
14
Like many Miamians : ANGLO
15
Ring : PEAL
16
Sugary drinks : ADES
17
Line in financial analysis : YIELDCURVE
19
Narrow strip of wood : LATH
20
Any Platters platter : OLDIE
21
Director Kurosawa : AKIRA
22
Prima ballerina, e.g. : DANSEUSE
26
"Friends" actress Lisa : KUDROW
27
Threat finale : ORELSE
28
Designer Gucci : ALDO
29
"Little" comics fellow : NEMO
30
End : CULMINATE
35
Somehow : ONEWAYORANOTHER
38
This puzzle's theme : ROADSIGNS
39
Engine sound : ROAR
40
"Raiders of the Lost Ark" danger : ASPS
41
Dessert choice : MOUSSE
43
Book chain co-founder : BARNES
46
Showed off : FLAUNTED
48
Decree : EDICT
49
Five, on a gunslinger's gun : IIIII
50
Reply to a señor : SISI
51
Animation technique : STOPMOTION
56
Tiger Beat reader : TEEN
57
Persian spirit : PERI
58
Family name in auto racing : UNSER
59
Like some rounds : SUNG
60
During : AMID
61
The "I" of IV : INTRA
Down
1
Approximately : SAY
2
It goes before E except after C : ANI
3
T-shirt size: Abbr. : LGE
4
Word with set or wet : ALL
5
They were last seen alive in 1681 : DODOES
6
Taters : SPUDS
7
A room with a view : AERIE
8
Lent : GAVE
9
A pint, maybe : ALE
10
1960 hit by the Ventures : WALKDONTRUN
11
Firefighter Red : ADAIR
12
Hardly modernistic : RETRO
13
Cousin of "harrumph" : PSHAW
18
Fingerprint, perhaps : CLUE
21
Broadcasting concern : AUDIO
22
Organ ___ : DONOR
23
"There ___ colors in the fairest sky": Wordsworth : ARENO
24
Site of one of the labors of Hercules : NEMEA
25
Prom activity : SLOWDANCING
26
Alphabet series : KLMN
28
"Poor me!" : ALAS
30
Teeth : COGS
31
Samovar : URN
32
Lots (of) : AHOST
33
Coquette : TEASE
34
Made a faux pas : ERRED
36
It can be used for collateral : ASSET
37
Puppy sounds : YIPS
41
Disable : MAIM
42
Reply to a madame : OUIOUI
43
Trumps : BESTS
44
Gallic goodbye : ADIEU
45
In heaven : RISEN
46
Italian flowers : FIORI
47
Fat or wax : LIPID
49
Detail : ITEM
51
Place for a mud bath : SPA
52
C&W channel : TNN
53
Ending with herbal or fatal : IST
54
"___ the ramparts..." : OER
55
Second Amendment promoter: Abbr. : NRA

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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