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New York Times, Monday, February 17, 1997

Author:
R. Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BQV} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0217 ( 17,268 )
Across
1
Sandwich shop : DELI
5
Fitzgerald and others : ELLAS
10
"We're looking for ___ good men" : AFEW
14
North Carolina college : ELON
15
Gettysburg victor : MEADE
16
Pepsi, for one : COLA
17
41339 : JACKSONKENTUCKY
20
Sweet liqueur : ANISETTE
21
Gallic girlfriends : AMIES
22
Ascot : TIE
23
___-Coburg-Gotha (British royal house) : SAXE
25
62060 : MADISONILLINOIS
33
Affixed with heat, as a patch : IRONON
34
___ number on (mess up) : DOA
35
Campground letters : KOA
36
20's gangster Bugs ___ : MORAN
37
Each of the numbers in this puzzle's theme : ZIP
38
Being a copycat : APING
40
They: Fr. : ILS
41
___ Tse-tung : MAO
42
Tone deafness : ASONIA
43
49236 : CLINTONMICHIGAN
47
"Horrors!" : OHMY
48
Hawaiian wreath : LEI
49
Companionless : ALONE
52
They're handy by phones : NOTEPADS
57
97352 : JEFFERSONOREGON
60
I in "The King and I" : ANNA
61
Heathen : PAGAN
62
Glow : AURA
63
Cheer (for) : ROOT
64
Lodge member : MOOSE
65
Reading light : LAMP
Down
1
"It was ___ vu all over again" : DEJA
2
Enthusiasm : ELAN
3
Graph points : LOCI
4
Signs, as a contract : INKS
5
Sentiment : EMOTION
6
Of the pre-Easter season : LENTEN
7
TV's Ricki : LAKE
8
Summer refresher : ADE
9
Thurmond, e.g.: Abbr. : SEN
10
Shrewdness : ACUMEN
11
Points of convergence : FOCI
12
Actress Sommer : ELKE
13
Streets and avenues : WAYS
18
Places atop : SETSON
19
Metered vehicle : TAXI
23
Ladled-out food : SLOP
24
Pie ___ mode : ALA
25
Copycat : MIMIC
26
On ___ (proceeding successfully) : AROLL
27
Back: Prefix : DORSI
28
Pig ___ poke : INA
29
Dialect : IDIOM
30
Approving : OKING
31
Ancient Aegean land : IONIA
32
Late astronomer Carl : SAGAN
37
Like the Marx Brothers : ZANY
38
More pale : ASHIER
39
Taro dish : POI
41
"Hi ___!" (fan's message) : MOM
42
Common solvent : ACETONE
44
Like many diet products : NONFAT
45
Quaker pronoun : THEE
46
Actress Massey et al. : ILONAS
49
Slightly open : AJAR
50
Late-night host : LENO
51
___ consequence (insignificant) : OFNO
52
Canceled : NOGO
53
Bells' sound : PEAL
54
Water, to Joaquin : AGUA
55
College student's home : DORM
56
Rice Krispies sound : SNAP
58
Engine speed, for short : RPM
59
___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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