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New York Times, Thursday, April 17, 1997

Author:
Susan Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Susan Harrington Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Smith. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0417 ( 17,327 )
Across
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Convince with smooth talk : SNOW
5
Wallop but good : DRUB
9
Like some pans : NONSTICK
13
___ lot (few) : NOTA
14
Architect Saarinen : EERO
15
Is beholden to : OWES
16
Show authority, in a saying : CARRYABIGSTICK
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Native of Novi Sad : SERB
20
Classic party activity : CHARADES
21
Rumpus : SHINDY
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Sacred image: Var. : IKON
24
Fare-well link : THEE
25
Stay for a while : STICKAROUND
28
Reflects : MIRRORS
32
Six-time U.S. Open tennis champ : EVERT
33
Bistro : CAFE
34
Divinity school subj. : REL
35
Unaccounted-for combatants: Abbr. : MIAS
36
Main impact of an attack : BRUNT
38
The Destroyer, in Hinduism : SIVA
39
Danube city : ULM
40
Tom-tom : DRUM
41
Traffic jam : TIEUP
42
Word with fruit or play : PASSION
44
Famous park name, once : CANDLES
46
Baby sounds : COOS
47
Salve ingredient : ALOE
48
Charm : DISARM
51
Caverns : GROTTOES
55
1948 film "The Fallen ___" : IDOL
56
Be substantial, as a meal : STICKTOTHERIBS
58
Combustible heap : PYRE
59
Two-dimensional extent : AREA
60
"The wolf ___ the door" : ISAT
61
Slave to detail : STICKLER
62
Where oysters hang out : BEDS
63
Parker and Waterman : PENS
Down
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60's civil rights grp. : SNCC
2
Beery of 20's-40's films : NOAH
3
___ vez (again): Sp. : OTRA
4
Soldiers : WARRIORS
5
Precise : DEADON
6
Fix, as a paper clip : REBEND
7
"Trinity" novelist : URIS
8
Slough : BOG
9
More intrusive : NOSIER
10
John Irving's "A Prayer for ___ Meany" : OWEN
11
Square, updated : NERD
12
Is loyal to : STICKSBY
17
People of eastern Siberia : YAKUT
18
It's not automatic : STICKSHIFT
22
"Present" : HERE
24
Govt. agent : TMAN
25
Heist words : STICKEMUP
26
St. Teresa of ___ : AVILA
27
Paper measures : REAMS
29
Bay window : ORIEL
30
Variety show : REVUE
31
Comedy type : SLAPS
33
Diploma word : CUM
36
Halloween transport : BROOMSTICK
37
Box score column : RUNS
38
Itinerary diversion : SIDETRIP
40
New Look designer : DIOR
41
Certain investment, for short : TNOTE
43
Fishmonger's tool : SCALER
44
Hauled : CARTED
45
Island greetings : ALOHAS
48
Crankcase item : DIPSTICK
49
Romantic interlude : IDYL
50
Hurting : SORE
51
Skirt panel : GORE
52
French river : OISE
53
Israeli diplomat : EBAN
54
Atl. speedsters : SSTS
57
Check : TAB

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

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