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New York Times, Saturday, February 8, 1997

Author:
G. R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQWXYZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0208 ( 17,259 )
Across
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Impala, e.g. : HARDTOP
8
___ Palace : CAESARS
15
One way to stop : ONADIME
16
Back of the head : OCCIPUT
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Football fling : LATERAL
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"Good going!" : NICEONE
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R.R. stop : STA
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Virginia Woolf novel : ORLANDO
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"___ gather" : SOI
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Small fry : TOTS
25
Two-time U.S. Open tennis champ : SELES
26
Phaser setting : STUN
27
Impala's relative : ELAND
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Part of a winning combination : TAC
30
Sheds : MOLTS
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Delay : RETARD
33
Makes an effort : STRIVES
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___ colada : PINA
37
Conductor's intro : SEMI
38
Shows up : APPEARS
41
Like a patchwork quilt : PIECED
45
Noted coloratura : SILLS
46
Bashful colleague : DOC
48
Outlet, e.g. : STORE
49
Rock's Motley ___ : CRUE
50
"Lost in Yonkers" character : BELLA
52
Tommy's gun : STEN
53
Coat part : ARM
54
Instrument panel : CONSOLE
56
Cable TV giant : TCI
57
Spoof : LAMPOON
59
Schedule again : RESLATE
61
Colorless solvent : ACETONE
62
Whole number : INTEGER
63
Movie do-overs : RETAKES
64
Neptune's gardens : SEABEDS
Down
1
Colt's home : HOLSTER
2
Director Litvak : ANATOLE
3
Rapper's sound : RATATAT
4
E.T.O. commander : DDE
5
Novice : TIRO
6
Baseball's Vizquel et al. : OMARS
7
Ball : PELLET
8
Bonds : CONNECTS
9
Litmus reddeners : ACIDS
10
Behold, to Bellini : ECCO
11
Prussian pronoun : SIE
12
Mark, for one : APOSTLE
13
Expirations : RUNOUTS
14
Bud holders : STEINS
21
"I am miserable" : ALAS
24
Popular quencher : SNAPPLE
26
Reds : SOVIETS
28
Towels off : DRIES
30
Rogers and others : MIMIS
32
Some trial evidence : DNA
34
Account exec : REP
36
Battle of the Bulge locale : ARDENNES
38
High-drama competition? : AIRRACE
39
Fall : PLUMMET
40
Musical notes : SOLS
42
Kind of industry : COTTAGE
43
Put up : ERECTED
44
"Nay" sayers : DENIERS
45
Graduated : SCALAR
47
She played Phyllis on TV : CLORIS
50
Kentucky county : BOONE
51
Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
54
Doctor, in a way : COOK
55
This, to Pedro : ESTA
58
Open-house org. : PTA
60
Kahlil Gibran's homeland: Abbr. : LEB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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