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New York Times, Tuesday, December 30, 1997

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FKQUWZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 1230 ( 17,584 )
Across
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Teeny amounts : DABS
5
___ nova : BOSSA
10
Japanese middle managers? : OBIS
14
Metallurgists' studies : ORES
15
Perfume : ATTAR
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Zippo : NADA
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Meanie : OGRE
18
Old TV comic : JOEYBISHOP
20
Blonde's secret, maybe : DYE
21
Ladies' man : CASANOVA
22
Memorable name : ALAMO
24
Holier-than-thou type : MORALIST
28
Set boundaries : DELIMIT
31
Some soda pops : NEHIS
32
Compunction : REMORSE
36
Lyric poem : ODE
37
"The Dunciad" writer : ALEXANDERPOPE
41
Latin lady: Abbr. : SRA
42
Keeps from escaping : SEALSIN
43
Zhou ___ : ENLAI
46
They show the way : ATLASES
50
Hip characters : COOLCATS
54
"___ nous..." : ENTRE
55
Got off track : DERAILED
58
"There you are!" : AHA
59
1967 Pulitzer poet : ANNESEXTON
62
Sign of healing : SCAB
63
Kind of jet : LEAR
64
"___ say more?" : NEEDI
65
In this place : HERE
66
Test venues : LABS
67
Supplemented : ADDED
68
Jekyll's counterpart : HYDE
Down
1
Dingus : DOODAD
2
Sock pattern : ARGYLE
3
"Get with it!" : BEREAL
4
Atlanta-to-Tampa dir. : SSE
5
California peninsula : BAJA
6
Western Indians : OTOS
7
Energy for Fulton : STEAM
8
Decline : SAYNO
9
Leafy shelter : ARBOR
10
Discounted : ONSALE
11
Scrooge's cry : BAH
12
Yes, at the altar : IDO
13
Dupe : SAP
19
"Terrible" czar : IVAN
21
One of the financial markets, for short : COMEX
23
Bog : MIRE
25
Hwy. eatery : IHOP
26
A or B, on a cassette : SIDE
27
Literary monogram : TSE
29
"___ helpless as a kitten up a tree..." : IMAS
30
Dial sound : TONE
33
Vitamin bottle abbr. : RDA
34
Actress Ward : SELA
35
Once, once : ERST
37
Florentine river : ARNO
38
"Le Roi d'Ys" composer : LALO
39
Stacked : PILED
40
___ even keel : ONAN
41
Brief time : SEC
44
Trees with catkins : ALDERS
45
Italian refreshments : ICES
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English travel writer Thomas : STACEY
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Founder of est : ERHARD
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U.S. Navy builder : SEABEE
51
Stadium : ARENA
52
Levied : TAXED
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Located : SITED
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Locale of riches : LODE
57
Oklahoma city : ENID
59
Whole shebang : ALL
60
Teachers' org. : NEA
61
Collar : NAB
62
"No whispering!" : SHH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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