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New York Times, Saturday, April 24, 1999

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0424 ( 18,064 )
Across
1
Terrible time? : TWOS
5
Fingered, in a way : SQUEALEDON
15
Muslim pilgrim : HAJI
16
Breakfast relative? : AUNTJEMIMA
17
Once, once upon a time : ERST
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"The Long Kiss Goodnight" star : GEENADAVIS
19
Bank ___ : HEIST
21
Roaring Twenties, e.g. : ERA
22
Joan of rock : JETT
23
Impedance unit : OHM
24
Whopping : HUGE
26
8 x 10, often : GLOSSY
28
Crooked nursery rhyme character? : BOPEEP
30
Cardinal, e.g. : COLOR
32
"The Buddy Holly Story" star and family : BUSEYS
33
1982 Disney flick : TRON
34
Mr., abroad : SRI
37
Cut off : ISOLATE
39
Make more attractive : SWEETEN
41
It's an honor : TEN
42
City north of San Pablo Bay : NAPA
44
Pack away : INGEST
45
Shrubs of the mallow family : OKRAS
46
Undo : NEGATE
47
Univ. in Muncie, Ind. : BALLST
50
Getup : TOGS
52
Crack, maybe : MAR
53
Antiquated euphemism : EGAD
54
Contracted : GOT
55
Tower topper : SPIRE
57
With 61-Across, college conferral : BACHELOROF
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See 57-Across : ARTS
62
Shout to an unruly group : ONEATATIME
63
One concerned with feet : POET
64
Locks around a line : PARTEDHAIR
65
Added details : ANDS
Down
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Furry-toed title character : THEHOBBIT
2
Forklift locale : WAREHOUSE
3
Heisman winner and loser : OJSIMPSON
4
Prepares to be shot : SITS
5
Give in to pressure : SAG
6
1954 Bogart role : QUEEG
7
Slouching : UNERECT
8
It's known locally as Mongibello : ETNA
9
1977 double-platinum Steely Dan album : AJA
10
Part of some watches, for short : LED
11
Key of Bruckner's Symphony No. 7 : EMAJOR
12
Joints : DIVES
13
Misses : OMITS
14
Bad guy : NASTY
20
'98 Canyon of Heroes honorees : THEYANKS
25
Parvenu : UPSTART
26
Like some reviews : GLOWING
27
Reclusion : LONENESS
29
It may be a shocker : EEL
31
Scrub-up sites, briefly : ORS
34
Household hisser : STEAMIRON
35
Turned over again : RESTARTED
36
Personal ad info : INTERESTS
38
Waste watchers: Abbr. : EPA
40
It may be beaten : EGG
43
Tony Bennett's birthplace : ASTORIA
45
Dated : OLDHAT
47
Jazzy sound : BEBOP
48
Guam's capital : AGANA
49
Party prankster, perhaps : LACER
51
Mexican Indian : OTOMI
54
Certain typeface: Abbr. : GOTH
56
Bishop of Roma : PAPA
58
When août is in : ETE
59
Bucko : LAD
60
Suffix with two or three : FER

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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