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New York Times, Thursday, March 6, 1997

Author:
Shannon Burns
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Shannon Burns

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JMQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0306 ( 17,285 )
Across
1
Pickle : BIND
5
Klinger portrayer, in 70's-80's TV : FARR
9
Tubby : FATSO
14
Chief Whitehorse, for one : OTOE
15
Cousin of a clarinet : OBOE
16
Winning : AHEAD
17
"Yeah, right!" : ASIF
18
First name in country : REBA
19
Explorer Amundsen : ROALD
20
High points : REDLETTERDAYS
23
Places for aces? : SLEEVES
24
Operculum : LID
25
Opposite of post- : PRE
28
Stone smoother : FACER
29
Mr. Jaggers's ward, in Dickens : PIP
30
Brat's Christmas present : COAL
31
Largest moon of Neptune : TRITON
33
Sounds of a leak : PLOPS
34
Burdensome possession : WHITEELEPHANT
37
Pandemonium : CHAOS
38
Hologram producers : LASERS
39
Cold war capital : BONN
40
Price word : PER
41
Stand for a portrait : EASEL
44
Down : SAD
45
Actress Tyler of 90's films : LIV
46
Small quantity symbol, in math : EPSILON
48
Extremely exasperated : BLUEINTHEFACE
51
Flabbergast : FLOOR
53
It's next to Mayfair, in London : SOHO
54
Signs : INKS
55
Director known for spaghetti westerns : LEONE
56
It's all the same to moi : EGAL
57
Cut, maybe : EDIT
58
Joined together : YOKED
59
"It just isn't ___" : DONE
60
Employees' ID's: Abbr. : SSNS
Down
1
Swine : BOARS
2
The "se" in per se : ITSELF
3
"Beats me!" : NOIDEA
4
Shield's purpose : DEFLECTION
5
Ontario city just west of Buffalo : FORTERIE
6
Gives a yegg a hand : ABETS
7
Biblical attire : ROBE
8
Army's back section : REARLINES
9
Unit of capacitance : FARAD
10
Sailor's salutation : AHOY
11
Recipe measure : TEASPOON
12
Baseball's Bando : SAL
13
Anomalous : ODD
21
Turns inside out : EVERTS
22
Dance maneuver : DIP
26
Enthralled : RAPT
27
City rattlers : ELS
29
Like 19-Across's expeditions : POLAR
30
Ranks : CLASSIFIES
32
Broadcast : TELEVISED
33
Musical passage : PHRASE
34
Horse's halter : WHOA
35
Manual : HANDBOOK
36
Door feature : PEEPHOLE
37
Safer workplace? : CBS
40
Pizzeria order : PIE
42
Twisty-horned animals : ELANDS
43
Ensure : LOCKIN
45
Drew in : LURED
46
Actor Hawke : ETHAN
47
Branch headquarters? : NESTS
49
Like Silver's rider : LONE
50
Inoperative : NOGO
51
It's at the end of the line : FLY
52
King's name : LEO

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

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