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New York Times, Wednesday, March 31, 1999

Author:
Patrick Jordan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Jordan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0331 ( 18,040 )

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Across
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Unforeseen difficulty : SNAG
5
Dwelling : ABODE
10
Gauguin or Cézanne : PAUL
14
Soybean dish : TOFU
15
Like lymphatic tissue : NODAL
16
"Giant" author Ferber : EDNA
17
Get : EARN
18
Start of a joke : KNOCKKNOCK
20
Response to 18-Across : WHOSTHERE
22
Big name in computers : APPLE
23
Bell and Barker : MAS
24
Less slovenly : NEATER
25
Smooth in motion : FLUID
28
Move down the computer screen : SCROLL
31
Right on the map : EAST
32
Deli sausage : SALAMI
33
Short punch : JAB
36
With 49- and 55-Across, response to 20-Across : THEHANDYMANYOUR
39
Miscalculate : ERR
40
Made invalid : VOIDED
41
Wife in "Finnegans Wake" : ANNA
42
Serving dish : TUREEN
43
Gives off : EMITS
44
Hot as a pistol, e.g. : SIMILE
47
"Big Blue" : IBM
48
Makes a cardigan, say : KNITS
49
See 36-Across : DOORBELLS
55
See 36-Across : ONTHEBLINK
57
Seasick sailor's support : RAIL
58
Yorkshire river : AIRE
59
Gill of country music : VINCE
60
Light brown : ECRU
61
Sediment : LEES
62
Protected by levees : DIKED
63
Honeybunch : DEAR
Down
1
Lose sleep over something : STEW
2
Ark architect : NOAH
3
Retro hairdo : AFRO
4
Barrel maker? : GUNSMITH
5
Egyptian crosses : ANKHS
6
Matter of contention : BONE
7
Unpleasant aura : ODOR
8
Small freshwater fish : DACE
9
___ Grove Village, Ill. : ELK
10
Letter getter, maybe : PENPAL
11
Assume : ADOPT
12
Last word in a wrestling match? : UNCLE
13
Abdul-Jabbar, 1975-89 : LAKER
19
Kato of Simpson trial fame : KAELIN
21
Bit : TAD
24
One for whom all roads lead to roam : NOMAD
25
Honor with a party : FETE
26
Actor Bert : LAHR
27
Conniver : USER
28
Miss Hawkins of Dogpatch : SADIE
29
Half of a famous outlaw duo : CLYDE
30
Japanese noodle dish : RAMEN
32
Insomniac's annoyance : SNORE
33
Folk singer Mitchell : JONI
34
12-Down partner : AUNT
35
Tops : BRAS
37
Tear off with force : AVULSE
38
Talked, talked, talked : YAMMERED
42
Collection plate amounts : TITHES
43
Outward flow : EBB
44
Cheer with beer : SKOAL
45
Bellybutton type : INNIE
46
British bishop's headdress : MITRE
47
Angry : IRKED
49
Sixth-century date : DLII
50
Sound at Old MacDonald's : OINK
51
At some prior point : ONCE
52
Filigree : LACE
53
Milan moola : LIRA
54
Many a campaign tactic : SLUR
56
Hanes competitor : BVD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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