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New York Times, Tuesday, March 10, 1998

Author:
Patrick Jordan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Jordan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BFJ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0310 ( 17,654 )
Across
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Remote control button : MUTE
5
Secure a ship : MOOR
9
Hunter's trail : SPOOR
14
Pinnacle : APEX
15
Poet Pound : EZRA
16
Mare : foal :: cow : ___ : CALVE
17
Sicilian spouter : ETNA
18
Arabian Sea adjoiner : OMAN
19
Hit the + key : ADDED
20
Mrs. Morgenstern player on "Rhoda" : NANCYWALKER
23
Watchdog's warning : GRR
24
Japanese dog : AKITA
25
Explorer who named Louisiana : LASALLE
27
___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
28
Barnes & Noble habitué : READER
32
Hi's helpmate, in the comics : LOIS
33
Witchy woman : CRONE
34
Buenos ___ : AIRES
35
Marxist exiled by Stalin : LEONTROTSKY
38
___ Valley, Calif. : SQUAW
40
Out of dreamland : AWAKE
41
Saws : CUTS
42
Cafe or cabaret : EATERY
44
Pompous sort : ASS
47
Listened to again, as legal arguments : REHEARD
49
16 drams : OUNCE
51
Unusual shoe width : EEE
52
"Guys and Dolls" writer : DAMONRUNYON
56
Visit the registrar : ENROL
58
Concept : IDEA
59
Dairy airs? : MOOS
60
Screen star Keaton : DIANE
61
Wander : ROAM
62
Poker pot starter : ANTE
63
Man of La Mancha : SENOR
64
Pulls a boner : ERRS
65
"Untouchable" Eliot : NESS
Down
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Attendant on Dionysus : MAENAD
2
Slow on the ___ (thickheaded) : UPTAKE
3
With 44-Down, court query : TENNIS
4
Obtain by demand : EXACT
5
Siamese sound : MEOW
6
Baum princess : OZMA
7
Kind of exam or history : ORAL
8
Irritate : RANKLE
9
Surgical souvenirs : SCARS
10
Hippie's hangout : PAD
11
The Stars and Stripes : OLDGLORY
12
Be situated atop : OVERLIE
13
Set right : REDRESS
21
Peter of Peter, Paul & Mary : YARROW
22
Pitcher part : EAR
26
Comparable : ALIKE
29
Long, long time : EON
30
Cupboard crawler : ANT
31
Rid of vermin : DERAT
33
Put an end to : CEASE
34
"Now I ___!" : ASKYOU
35
Like most Danish churchgoers : LUTHERAN
36
Have bills : OWE
37
Old salt : TAR
38
Lengthy discourses : SCREEDS
39
Hattie McDaniel's "Show Boat" role : QUEENIE
42
The Roaring Twenties, e.g. : ERA
43
Look up to : ADMIRE
44
See 3-Down : ANYONE
45
Moves along quickly : SCOOTS
46
Taste and touch, for two : SENSES
48
Freud contemporary : ADLER
50
Deprive of one's nerve : UNMAN
53
Scent : ODOR
54
Approach : NEAR
55
Namath's last team : RAMS
57
Lennon's widow : ONO

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

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