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New York Times, Tuesday, March 25, 1997

TV journalist Poussaint et al.

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times3/25/97 ( No. 17,304 )
Across
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It's hailed by city dwellers : TAXI
5
"The final frontier" : SPACE
10
Philosopher David : HUME
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Plow pullers : OXEN
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Director Welles : ORSON
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Ukraine's Sea of ___ : AZOV
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One socially challenged : NERD
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Scottish estate owner : LAIRD
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"Oh, my!" : YIPE
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Bad news : GLOOMANDDOOM
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Philosopher John : LOCKE
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It comes from the heart : AORTA
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Tampa neighbor, informally : STPETE
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Maladroit : AWKWARD
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"Common Sense" pamphleteer : PAINE
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Equestrian's handful : MANE
36
Smidgen : TAD
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Lots of activity : HUSTLEANDBUSTLE
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Baseball stat : ERA
42
Like Superman's vision : XRAY
43
Less tanned : PALER
44
Kickoff response : RUNBACK
47
TV journalist Poussaint et al. : RENEES
48
Highway curves : ESSES
49
Window cover : BLIND
51
Like some chicken : SHAKEANDBAKE
57
Talk : CHAT
60
Alternatives to suspenders : BELTS
61
Keen : AVID
62
One for the road : AUTO
63
$100 bill : CNOTE
64
Reply to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
65
"That was a close one!" : PHEW
66
Planted : SOWED
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Word with high or hole : KNEE
Down
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Chinese dynasty : TONG
2
Skater's move : AXEL
3
Dry: Prefix : XERO
4
Slothful : INDOLENT
5
Comfort giver : SOLACE
6
Short-sheeting a bed, e.g. : PRANK
7
Stage remark : ASIDE
8
Part of a parachute : CORD
9
Prefix with -morph : ENDO
10
Upper part of a barn : HAYMOW
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Terrorist's weapon : UZI
12
Swab : MOP
13
"The Three Faces of ___" : EVE
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"Psycho" setting : MOTEL
22
Sturdy furniture material : OAK
25
Tot's noisemaker : RATTLE
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Rose's home, in song : TRALEE
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Common vipers : ADDERS
28
Globe : SPHERE
29
Ford model : TAURUS
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Galileo's kinsmen : PISANS
31
Amos's partner : ANDY
32
Part of "www" : WEB
34
Luke preceder : MARK
35
Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
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First-rate: Abbr. : EXC
39
Flip over : UPEND
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Shoal : SANDBANK
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Confer (upon) : BESTOW
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Volcano detritus : ASH
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Got the suds out : RINSED
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"Look out ___!" : BELOW
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Starbucks serving : LATTE
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Kindergarten instruction : ABCS
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Gambling game : KENO
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The Bard's river : AVON
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Toy with a tail : KITE
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Singer Brickell : EDIE
57
Beret : CAP
58
"Come again?" : HUH
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Noshed : ATE

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

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