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New York Times, Tuesday, March 30, 1999

Author:
Randy Sowell
Editor:
Will Shortz
Constitutional Amendment that abolished slavery
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Randy Sowell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Sowell. Tuesday freshness: 28%
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© 1999, The New York Times3/30/99 ( No. 18,039 )
Across
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Armed forces females : WACS
5
Like a whip? : SMART
10
Play parts : ACTS
14
Fiery gem : OPAL
15
Synagogue scroll : TORAH
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Combustible pile : PYRE
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___ Sabe : KEMO
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Actress Verdugo : ELENA
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Israeli statesman : EBAN
20
Gizmos for couch potatoes : REMOTECONTROLS
23
Ace, e.g. : PILOT
24
"You Are My Destiny" singer, 1958 : ANKA
25
Classic car : REO
26
The "A" in NATO: Abbr. : ATL
27
Poem of praise : ODE
30
Feline hybrid : LIGER
32
Constitutional Amendment that abolished slavery : XIII
34
Just barely places : EDGESIN
38
1949 Bing Crosby hit : FARAWAYPLACES
42
Puget Sound city : OLYMPIA
43
Quotation notation : ANON
45
"Grand" piece of furniture : PIANO
48
Dancer Charisse : CYD
50
"The ___ Divorcee" : GAY
51
Mag. staffers : EDS
52
Infamous Rudolf : HESS
56
Hardly award-winning writing : TRIPE
58
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, e.g. : DISTANTCOUSINS
62
Together, musically : ADUE
63
Jetés, e.g. : LEAPS
64
Family problem : FEUD
66
Stew bean : LIMA
67
"L.A. Law" lawyer : ARNIE
68
Mother of twins, in myth : LEDA
69
Watch part : STEM
70
Bury : INTER
71
Once, once : ERST
Down
1
Stir-fry pan : WOK
2
Preprandial potable : APERITIF
3
Evergreen with roselike flowers : CAMELLIA
4
Kind of replay : SLOMO
5
Undo a dele : STET
6
Lawn pest : MOLE
7
Betel palm : ARECA
8
Didn't stop : RANON
9
Do an Oscar winner's job : THANK
10
Mimic : APER
11
Six Million Dollar Man, e.g. : CYBORG
12
Town in County Kerry : TRALEE
13
Electric eye, e.g. : SENSOR
21
Oklahoma Indian : OTO
22
Shire who had a "Rocky" career : TALIA
23
Bellum's opposite : PAX
28
Moist in the morning : DEWY
29
Dutch cheese : EDAM
31
Cuzco-centered empire : INCA
33
It smooths things over : IRON
35
Cheat : GYP
36
DeMille-type film : EPIC
37
Do in, as a dragon : SLAY
39
Warm welcome : ALOHA
40
Casey Jones, e.g. : ENGINEER
41
Tiny bubbles : SOAPSUDS
44
Old-time humorist Bill : NYE
45
45-Across features : PEDALS
46
"Yippee!" : IDIDIT
47
Take for granted : ASSUME
49
Sot's problem : DTS
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Zhou ___ : ENLAI
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Back of a boat : STERN
55
Meager : SCANT
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Ransack and rob : RIFLE
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"Go, ___!" : TEAM
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60's role for Ron Howard : OPIE
61
Person with a PC : USER
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Lat. case : DAT

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