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New York Times, Thursday, March 13, 1997

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FKQZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0313 ( 17,292 )
Across
1
1979 exile : SHAH
5
Double or triple, possibly : SWAT
9
"Cantar de Rodrigo" hero : ELCID
14
Actress Hatcher : TERI
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Plod (through) : WADE
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Nero's instrument : PIANO
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Neighbor of Albion : ERIN
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Kazakh-Uzbek sea : ARAL
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"Ghosts" writer : IBSEN
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1983 Eddie Murphy movie : TRADINGPLACES
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Like some letters : UNDATED
24
Opposite of idles : REVS
27
Run into : RAM
30
Kitchen needs : TIMERS
31
"Would ___?" (sleazeball's question) : ILIE
32
Procter & Gamble brand : ERA
33
Penultimate fairy-tale word : EVER
34
Where 61-Across was "drawn" : YALTA
35
Clock settings : AMS
36
Thing, in law : RES
37
F.D.R. program : WPA
39
"How dry ___" : IAM
40
"Ah, But Your Land is Beautiful" novelist : PATON
42
Wax : GROW
43
Flamenco cheer : OLE
44
Foreign Secretary under Churchill : EDEN
45
Transport to Sugar Hill : ATRAIN
47
Mary's "Ink" co-star : TED
48
Brave : DARE
49
Funnyman David : BRENNER
51
Stock market activity : PLACINGTRADES
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"Chill" : RELAX
58
Not very bright : PALE
59
Hirt hit : JAVA
60
Sultan Qabus bin Said, e.g. : OMANI
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The ___-Neisse Line : ODER
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Holly genus : ILEX
63
Vegas casino, with "The" : DUNES
64
June honorees : DADS
65
Kudzu, for one : VINE
Down
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Let it stand : STET
2
Title for Mozart : HERR
3
Horne solo : ARIA
4
Caste member : HINDU
5
Graceful descent : SWANDIVE
6
Chess and Risk : WARGAMES
7
Electrical device : ADAPTER
8
Manhattan Project physicist : TELLER
9
"Beowulf," for one : EPIC
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Oldest republic in Africa : LIBERIA
11
Big Mama : CASSELLIOT
12
Bruckner's Symphony No. 7 ___ : INE
13
Mafia boss : DON
21
Detain during wartime : INTERN
22
Clio winners : ADS
25
Sports commentator Dick : VITALE
26
Like old nylons : SEAMED
27
Cut the mustard? : REAPED
28
Loser of 1588 : ARMADA
29
Overall guide : MASTERPLAN
34
What a bore! : YAWNER
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Had a dispute : WRANGLED
38
Expert advice : POINTERS
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Kind of road : ONELANE
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Island discovered by Columbus : GRENADA
45
Disney acquisition of 1995 : ABC
46
This will help you shoot straight : TRIPOD
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Indira's son : RAJIV
52
W.W. II side : AXIS
53
Bunuel collaborator : DALI
54
Neck and neck : EVEN
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Old German duchy name : SAXE
56
Bacillus shape : ROD
57
Big bird : EMU

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

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