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New York Times, Thursday, March 18, 1999

Author:
Rand H. Burns
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rand H. Burns

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0318 ( 18,027 )
Across
1
Wisconsin dairy product : CHEDDAR
8
Clad : ATTIRED
15
Like Niccolò Paganini : GENOESE
16
Basement fixture : FURNACE
17
Vagabond, in 37-Across : SWAGMAN
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Big banana exporter : ECUADOR
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Fed. money overseer : OMB
20
Don Juan : RAKE
21
Pale ___ : ALE
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District in Japan : PREFECTURE
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Not just a hike : TREK
27
Nipper : LAD
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Physicist Sakharov : ANDREI
30
Overseas ties : OBIS
32
Lingerie item : BRA
33
Fawns : BAMBIS
37
National song, theme of today's puzzle : WALTZINGMATILDA
40
Solid alcohol : STEROL
41
Third qtr. time : AUG
42
Vale : DELL
43
Shoelace tips : AGLETS
45
Great Basin Natl. Park locale : NEV
46
Influence : SWAY
49
Electricity pioneer Volta : ALESSANDRO
53
Duty : TAX
54
Grand slam foursome : RBIS
55
Buzzing about : ADO
56
Forming an exact proper divisor, in math : ALIQUOT
58
Sheep, in 37-Across : JUMBUCK
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Not ersatz : GENUINE
63
University in Garden City, N.Y. : ADELPHI
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Border decorations : EDGINGS
65
Apple variety : WINESAP
Down
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Like a system of scientific meas. : CGS
2
Chop : HEW
3
1930's Spanish queen : ENA
4
"A ___ Flanders" (1959 tear-jerker) : DOGOF
5
Director Jonathan : DEMME
6
Easy ___ : ASABC
7
Stimpy's TV pal : REN
8
Trepid, dialectally : AFEARD
9
Food carrier, in 37-Across : TUCKERBAG
10
Align : TRUE
11
Actress Balin : INA
12
"M*A*S*H" role : RADAR
13
St. Cyr, for one : ECOLE
14
Movie "10" : DEREK
20
Fugitives : RUNAGATES
22
Tractor blades : PLOWS
23
Morocco's capital : RABAT
24
Ancient Roman magistrate : EDILE
25
Mountain pool : TARN
26
Pusillanimous : TIMID
29
Chow down : EAT
31
It may be rounded up in a roundup : STRAY
32
Backwater, in 37-Across : BILLABONG
34
Mix : BLEND
35
Clock watcher : IDLER
36
Blast : SALVO
38
Last king of Albania : ZOG
39
Rumple, with "up" : MUSS
44
In groups : ELITES
46
Put on : STAGE
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Like corduroy : WALED
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Firing : AXING
50
Gulf war ally : SAUDI
51
Slogan writers : ADMEN
52
Highborn : NOBLE
54
Totally botch : RUIN
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On the ___ vive : QUI
58
Head bone : JAW
59
Pkg. deliverer : UPS
60
When repeated, a dance : CHA
61
One of TV's "Bosom Buddies" : KIP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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