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New York Times, Monday, March 24, 1997

Author:
Thomas W. Schier
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Thomas W. Schier

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Schier. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0324 ( 17,303 )
Across
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Title car in a 1964 song : GTO
4
Month after marzo, in Mexico : ABRIL
9
Indian prince : RAJAH
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Urban music : RAP
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Tired : WEARY
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Uneven, as the border of a leaf : EROSE
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Oscar director for "Gentleman's Agreement" : ELIAKAZAN
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___ Moore stew : DINTY
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N.Y. neighbor : CONN
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Oscar actress for "The Accidental Tourist" : GEENADAVIS
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Dramatist Eugene : ONEILL
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Taboo : NONO
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Oscar actress for "Shampoo" : LEEGRANT
30
Doctrine: Suffix : ISM
33
Easy golf putt : TAPIN
36
In ___ land (spacy) : LALA
37
Make eyes at : OGLE
38
Pleasingly mirthful : RIANT
39
Rocker Brian : ENO
40
___ water (facing trouble) : INHOT
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In unison, musically : ADUE
42
Johann Sebastian ___ : BACH
43
Stop holding : LETGO
44
___ de mer : MAL
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Oscar actor for "Forrest Gump" : TOMHANKS
47
Bank job? : LOAN
49
Shoot-'em-ups : OATERS
53
Oscar actor for "The Color of Money" : PAULNEWMAN
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Region : AREA
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Beckon to enter : ASKIN
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Oscar actor for "Harry and Tonto" : ARTCARNEY
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Depart : LEAVE
63
Fiend : DEMON
64
"___ Got Sixpence" : IVE
65
Concentrated beam : LASER
66
Plant disease : EDEMA
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Always, to a poet : EER
Down
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Artist El ___ : GRECO
2
Eagle's claw : TALON
3
Think out loud : OPINE
4
Parrot's cry : AWK
5
Snoopy, for one : BEAGLE
6
Bring down the house : RAZE
7
Hymn "Dies ___" : IRAE
8
City northeast of Boston : LYNN
9
Measles symptom : REDDOT
10
Suffix with sect : ARIAN
11
Oscar actor for "Coming Home" : JONVOIGHT
12
Italian wine center : ASTI
13
Cries of surprise : HEYS
18
Dye ingredient : ANILINE
22
"___ Karenina" : ANNA
24
Pre-Easter season : LENT
27
Flash of light : GLEAM
28
Cowhand's home : RANCH
29
Hilo hello : ALOHA
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Work long and hard : SLOG
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"Take ___ your leader" : METO
33
Monorail unit : TRAM
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Verdi opera : AIDA
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Oscar actor for "Watch on the Rhine" : PAULLUKAS
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Poor movie rating : ONESTAR
40
Actress Chase : ILKA
42
Snack for a dog : BONE
45
Leather worker : TANNER
46
Sarge, for one : NONCOM
48
Martini garnish : OLIVE
50
"Sesame Street" regular : ERNIE
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Christopher of "Superman" : REEVE
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Pop singer Leo : SAYER
53
Cast a ___ over : PALL
54
On the briny : ASEA
55
Walk in the surf : WADE
56
60's TV horse : MRED
57
"Look ___!" : ATME
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Literary olio : ANA

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

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