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New York Times, Wednesday, December 10, 1997

Author:
Jonathan Schmalzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1210 ( 17,564 )

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Across
1
Mowing the lawn, e.g. : CHORE
6
Actor James : CAAN
10
Work hard : MOIL
14
Hammerin' Hank : AARON
15
Capital near the 60th parallel : OSLO
16
Part of the arm : ULNA
17
1988 film about an optimistic broker? : BULLDURHAM
19
Visored cap : KEPI
20
Not just a barber : STYLIST
21
Compromise one's talents : SELLOUT
23
Some sweater necks : VEES
25
Banishes : OUSTS
26
1976 film about a Hunt brothers' venture? : SILVERSTREAK
32
Harvard, Yale, Brown, etc. : IVIES
33
South African currency : RAND
34
___ tree : UPA
37
Bryan defeater, 1908 : TAFT
38
Downpours : RAINS
40
"Don't dawdle!" : ASAP
41
Mariner's dir. : ENE
42
Aquarium : TANK
43
Any song your parents like : OLDIE
44
1976 film about Wall Street pessimists, with "The"? : BADNEWSBEARS
47
White elephant events : SALES
50
Charlotte and others : RAES
51
Gimcrack : TRINKET
54
Causing fear and trembling : DREADED
59
"Diary of ___ Housewife" : AMAD
60
1931 film about a stockbroker's telephone? : TRADERHORN
62
Zero : NONE
63
Ring : TOLL
64
Assistant who handles letters : VANNA
65
Alum : GRAD
66
Blue chip, maybe : ANTE
67
Tricky curves : ESSES
Down
1
Members of a yellow fleet : CABS
2
___ monde (high society) : HAUT
3
Paris airport : ORLY
4
Members' list : ROLL
5
Curly-edged salad ingredients : ENDIVES
6
Conqueror of Mexico : CORTES
7
It's a waste : ASH
8
Cry for what might have been : ALAS
9
Iditarod destination : NOME
10
Eskimo boot : MUKLUK
11
Bread spreads : OLEOS
12
Type, as computer data : INPUT
13
Milks: Fr. : LAITS
18
One needing rehab : USER
22
Truckful : LOAD
24
Shutdown participant : STRIKER
26
Spot : SITE
27
Wall Street's Boesky : IVAN
28
It's often toasted : LIFE
29
Nov. honoree : VET
30
Headed : RAN
31
Half-inch stripe wearer: Abbr. : ENS
34
Crop overseer, for short : USDA
35
Brace : PAIR
36
Jungle creatures : APES
38
"Far out" : RAD
39
___ Arbor : ANN
40
Bass, e.g. : ALE
42
A real piece of work : TASK
43
Witness : OBSERVE
44
Like some knees : BENDED
45
Penguin's walk : WADDLE
46
Bone-dry : SERE
47
Actor Arnold : STANG
48
Slings and arrows repeller : ARMOR
49
Climbing vine : LIANA
52
Kett of the comics : ETTA
53
High-tech suffix : TRON
55
Lab shouts : AHAS
56
British school officials : DONS
57
Bald eagle's cousin : ERNE
58
Geneticist's studies : DNAS
61
Cockpit abbr. : ALT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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