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New York Times, Thursday, December 23, 1999

American League color line breaker

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. DiPietro.
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C
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P
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A
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D
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P
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P
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W
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D
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N
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© 1999, The New York Times12/23/99 ( No. 18,307 )
Across
1
Mil. rank : CPO
4
Aim : ASPIRE
10
Whole slew : RAFT
14
Atlas Mtns. locale : AFR
15
Gas log, e.g. : BURNER
16
Gillette product : ATRA
17
Gaggle formation : VEE
18
Self-help classic : IMOKYOUREOK
20
H.S. class : ENG
21
American League color line breaker : DOBY
22
Capture : SEIZE
23
Open-mouthed : INAWE
25
City south of Gainesville : OCALA
28
Prefix with classic : NEO
29
Madre's little one : NINO
30
Capture : SNARE
31
Sandbag : STUN
32
Grilling technique : GOODCOPBADCOP
35
Palme ___ (Cannes award) : DOR
36
Norm : PAR
37
Type of argument : HESAIDSHESAID
44
Sprite : PIXY
45
Major's successor : BLAIR
46
Ready for the operating room : PREP
48
Addams Family member : ITT
49
Human or alien : BEING
50
Freetown currency unit : LEONE
51
Pang : THROE
53
Former South Korean president : RHEE
55
Item in a photog's file : NEG
56
"Tommy" tune : SEEMEFEELME
59
Kisser : MUG
60
They're sometimes twisted : ARMS
61
What King Arthur's knights wore : ARMOUR
62
Genesis evictee : EVE
63
It's often reviewed in newspapers : WEEK
64
On the way out? : DROWSY
65
Homer's TV neighbor : NED
Down
1
Collapse : CAVEIN
2
Cologne change : PFENNIG
3
Mint family member : OREGANO
4
Stand for : ABIDE
5
Clash of heavyweights : SUMO
6
Free : PROBONO
7
Mushroom variety : INKYCAP
8
Actor Alejandro : REY
9
Ranch extension? : ERO
10
Not well? : RARE
11
Eroded : ATEINTO
12
Suddenly stopped working : FROZEUP
13
Hire : TAKEON
19
Part of an Olympics chant : USA
24
Like pine scent, say : WOODSY
26
Certain Wall Streeter, briefly : ARB
27
Figure skater, at times : LEAPER
30
Penman : SCRIBE
31
Scuffle : SCRAPE
33
1950 film noir classic : DOA
34
Court V.I.P.'s : DAS
37
Casual greeting : HITHERE
38
Like no-holds-barred sports : EXTREME
39
Sixth-century date : DLI
40
Riviera resort : SANREMO
41
Poker variety : HIGHLOW
42
Triathletes : IRONMEN
43
Catherine of "The Convent" : DENEUVE
44
Log cutter : PITSAW
47
Classified, informally : PEGGED
49
Royal jelly maker : BEE
50
Distrustful : LEERY
52
Trans-Siberian Railroad city : OMSK
54
They just won't fly : EMUS
57
Mood rings, once : FAD
58
Slip : ERR

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

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