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New York Times, Wednesday, November 5, 1997

U.N.-recognized grp. since 1974

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 223 for Mr. Santora.
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© 1997, The New York Times11/5/97 ( No. 17,529 )
Across
1
"Dragnet" force, for short : LAPD
5
H & R Block workers : CPAS
9
King ___ : COBRA
14
Bridge toll unit : AXLE
15
Glen Gray's "Casa ___ Stomp" : LOMA
16
Upright : ONEND
17
Diana, with "the" : PEOPLESPRINCESS
20
Overhang : EAVE
21
Early Peruvian : INCA
22
Signal light : BLINKER
25
Famed Helen : KELLER
29
Painfully sensitive : TENDER
30
It may get higher with age : HAIRLINE
32
Take apart : UNDO
33
50's-60's actress Debra : PAGET
34
Club ___ : MED
35
Diana : ENGLISHROSE
39
One of Tom's rivals : DAN
41
Oscar de la ___ : RENTA
42
Own : HAVE
45
Make enemies of : ESTRANGE
47
Field : MEADOW
49
It's full of slots : CASINO
50
South African leader : MANDELA
51
Brain membrane : DURA
53
Socony rival : ESSO
54
Diana tribute : CANDLEINTHEWIND
61
Florida city : OCALA
62
Superfine : RARE
63
Royal's school : ETON
64
One of Tom's rivals : PETER
65
Like show horses : SHOD
66
Spanish lady : DONA
Down
1
Full circle : LAP
2
Pink-slip : AXE
3
U.N.-recognized grp. since 1974 : PLO
4
Swear by : DEPENDON
5
Witty : CLEVER
6
Brainteaser : POSER
7
Sound enhancer : AMP
8
Ranee's wrap : SARI
9
Symphonic composition : CONCERTO
10
Available : ONCALL
11
Stinger : BEE
12
Ones providing IV's, maybe : RNS
13
Commercials : ADS
18
Area behind a dam : LAKE
19
More black : INKIER
22
A.C. unit : BTU
23
Sportscaster Berman : LEN
24
Paragraph starts : INDENTS
26
Citrus drink : LIMEADE
27
WSW's opposite : ENE
28
Communist : RED
30
Swiftness : HASTE
31
Turkish title : AGHA
33
Engine knock : PING
36
Like table sugar : GRANULAR
37
"The Raven" maiden : LENORE
38
Tailed : SHADOWED
39
Last mo. : DEC
40
"...lovely ___ tree" : ASA
43
Tennessee athlete : VOL
44
Actress Aulin : EWA
46
Sphinx's offering : RIDDLE
47
Potato choice : MASHED
48
Word in Massachusetts' motto : ENSE
50
Subway : METRO
52
Snooty put-on : AIRS
54
Swipe : COP
55
One-spot : ACE
56
Slave leader Turner : NAT
57
Slangy refusal : NAH
58
"Who am ___ say?" : ITO
59
Sine qua ___ : NON
60
Genetic initials : DNA

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

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