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New York Times, Thursday, November 6, 1997

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1106 ( 17,530 )

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Across
1
Author Rona : JAFFE
6
Hits with a stun gun : ZAPS
10
Saudi or Iraqi : ARAB
14
Sleep spoiler : ALARM
15
Its motto is "Industry" : UTAH
16
"___ Smile" (1976 hit) : SARA
17
Postgame activity : RECAP
18
Off one's rocker : LOCO
19
Porn : SMUT
20
Loss of footing for a jockey? : STIRRUPTROUBLE
23
Trophy locale : DEN
24
Spasms : THROES
25
What a champion jockey holds? : REINSSUPREME
31
Montreal club : EXPOS
32
Indiana's state flower : PEONY
33
Col. Sanders's place : KFC
36
Top of the heap : BEST
37
Gives notice : WARNS
38
Lively dance : HORA
39
Put one past : ACE
40
Spirit : GENIE
41
Sermon subjects : VICES
42
Nighttime jockey's gear? : SADDLELIGHTS
44
Shook hands (on) : AGREED
47
Suffix with boy or girl : ISH
48
Prizes for a winning jockey? : BRIDLEBOUQUETS
54
"Constant Craving" singer, 1992 : LANG
55
Bedevils, in a way : DOGS
56
Its symbol is two horns : ARIES
58
Nose (out) : EDGE
59
Wind, so to speak : TIRE
60
Kind of eclipse : LUNAR
61
Vintage cars : REOS
62
José's hurrays : OLES
63
Tiffs : SPATS
Down
1
Crock : JAR
2
Pub potables : ALES
3
It's true : FACT
4
Polite refusal, slangily : FRAIDNOT
5
Catherine, for one : EMPRESS
6
Bantu tribesman : ZULU
7
Riding : ATOP
8
Corcordat : PACT
9
Turns a maxi into a midi : SHORTENS
10
Underwrite : ASSURE
11
Ex-Green Beret of film : RAMBO
12
As ___ (usually) : ARULE
13
College in Lewiston, Me. : BATES
21
Red Cross workers, briefly : RNS
22
"Whatever will I do?" : OHMY
25
C&W's McEntire : REBA
26
Board member, for short : EXEC
27
___ dixit : IPSE
28
Words before "about" and "at 'em" : UPAND
29
Rocks ahead : PERIL
30
Actress Blakley : RONEE
33
"The People's Court" judge, now : KOCH
34
Stew : FRET
35
He ran against Taylor, 1848 : CASS
37
Completely sold on : WEDDEDTO
38
Bigwig : HIGHERUP
40
Highlander : GAEL
41
Speech enliveners : VISUALS
42
Rushlike plants : SEDGES
43
Rye, e.g.: Abbr. : LIQ
44
More adept : ABLER
45
A, B or C : GRADE
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Fab Four name : RINGO
49
Be hopping mad : BOIL
50
Nasty sort : OGRE
51
Manipulates : USES
52
Ike's ex : TINA
53
Spot in the Senate : SEAT
57
Promgoers: Abbr. : SRS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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