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New York Times, Wednesday, April 21, 1999

Author:
Mary E. Brindamour
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mary E. Brindamour

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Brindamour. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0421 ( 18,061 )
Across
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"Jumpin' Jack Flash, it's ___" (1968 lyric) : AGAS
5
Give a hand : AID
8
Wood-cutting tool : BUCKSAW
12
About : INRE
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Like many Halloween masks : UGLY
14
Quickly : APACE
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Precipitate : RAIN
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Site of annual floods : NILE
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Prodded : URGED
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Errol Flynn kind of role : SWASHBUCKLER
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"Buenos ___" : DIAS
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Gulf ship : OILER
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Actress Tyler : LIV
23
Go without input : STARVE
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Rustic carriages : BUCKBOARDS
30
Bobby of hockey : ORR
31
Dimethyl sulfate and others : ESTERS
34
Precisely : TOAT
35
Fictional daddy : WARBUCKS
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"Well, I'll ___ monkey's uncle!" : BEA
38
Competitor of New York Life : AETNA
39
Dutch cheese : EDAM
40
Touchdown area? : TARMAC
42
Part of H.R.H. : HER
43
Covetous one : DESIRER
45
X-shaped warning sign next to railroad tracks : CROSSBUCK
47
___ King Cole : NAT
48
Diamond side : FACET
50
Sundry: Abbr. : MISC
52
Columbus's home : BUCKEYESTATE
56
Overact : EMOTE
57
All ___ : EARS
58
Captain with the "overbearing dignity of some mighty woe" : AHAB
59
Wingdings : FETES
60
___ chic : TRES
61
City on the Brazos : WACO
62
Olden despot : TSAR
63
Fizzle sound : SSS
64
"Unto us ___ is given" : ASON
Down
1
Haughtiness : AIRS
2
Nibble : GNAW
3
Diva's piece : ARIA
4
Electric eye, e.g. : SENSOR
5
Lively : AGILE
6
More sick, in dialect : ILLER
7
Fabric worker : DYER
8
Low Army rank : BUCKPRIVATE
9
Not a short story : SAGA
10
Makes a hole-in-one : ACES
11
Tie the knot : WED
13
Loosens, as a belt : UNBUCKLES
14
Television minus the vision : AUDIO
19
Busy places : HIVES
22
Weight abbr. : LBS
23
Planted : SOWED
24
Ball club deal : TRADE
25
Tapestry : ARRAS
26
Interlining stiffener : BUCKRAM
27
Author Philip and others : ROTHS
28
Queen Margrethe's subjects : DANES
29
58-Across's first mate : STARBUCK
32
Ski lift : TBAR
33
Always, to a poet : EER
36
Fuller name? : BUCKMINSTER
38
"Green ___" : ACRES
40
Asian holiday : TET
41
Get into : ACCESS
44
Revs : RACES
46
Where Carleton University is : OTTAWA
48
Phobias : FEARS
49
Actor Lew : AYRES
50
Parisian ladies: Abbr. : MMES
51
Little bit : IOTA
52
Amount of rain : BUCKETS
53
Cries while brainstorming : AHAS
54
Sandwich with a crunch : TACO
55
Black : EBON
56
Newt : EFT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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