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New York Times, Friday, April 30, 1999

"The Tiger and the Pussycat" director Risi

Author:
Pat M. Hugel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Pat M. Hugel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVWZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Hugel.
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© 1999, The New York Times4/30/99 ( No. 18,070 )
Across
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Pampered one? : TOT
4
More than fervent : RABID
9
Do a burger joint job : FLIP
13
Many a Scarlatti work : OPERASERIA
16
Words before tab or temperature : RANA
17
Prelude to pasta, perhaps : MINESTRONE
18
Mulder and Scully: Abbr. : AGTS
19
Loose-skinned fruit : MANDARINORANGES
21
Suffix with adenoid : ITIS
22
Delivery people, briefly : OBS
23
Picture presentation : OSCAR
24
Indicates a choice, in a way : XES
25
Half-and-half half : ALE
26
They may be locked : HORNS
28
"A Doll's House" heroine : NORA
30
They're seen with trains : BRIDES
31
Goodwill, e.g. : INTANGIBLEASSET
36
Where the Wey flows : SURREY
37
Sewer line? : SEAM
38
Low life? : AMEBA
39
Scrub nurses' sites, briefly : ORS
40
Narc's find : PCP
43
Something to everyone : BEALL
45
Funny pair? : ENS
46
Cassino money : LIRA
47
Doesn't mince words : TELLSITLIKEITIS
50
Where Oliver Hazard Perry prevailed : ERIE
51
Incline : PREDISPOSE
52
___ Fitness magazine : MENS
53
Fort Sam Houston locale : SANANTONIO
54
Ready, in Rouen : PRET
55
Out : PASSE
56
Former lottery org. : SSS
Down
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"Riders of the Purple Sage" star : TOMMIX
2
Sleep-inducing : OPIATE
3
Open activity : TENNIS
4
Tabula ___ : RASA
5
Dixon line? : ASTROLOGY
6
Result of thiamine deficiency : BERIBERI
7
Course requirements? : IRONS
8
"The Tiger and the Pussycat" director Risi : DINO
9
Novelist Mauriac : FRANCOIS
10
Slugs : LAGGARDS
11
Prisoner of war, e.g. : INTERNEE
12
Make the grade? : PASS
14
Cranberry and cherry : REDS
15
Magazine published by Boeing : AERO
20
Hindu retreats : ASHRAMS
25
Toughens : ANNEALS
27
Queen's way to the U.S.A. : SST
29
They may be chiseled : ABS
30
Busbies : BEARSKINS
31
Christie's "There ___ Tide" : ISA
32
Paginator : NUMBERER
33
It's about 2,500 feet up on Mt. McKinley : TREELINE
34
Medieval crossbow : ARBALEST
35
Defender of Thermopylae : LEONIDAS
40
Scaling aids : PITONS
41
Turning point : CRISIS
42
Some Toyotas : PASEOS
44
They get smacked : LIPS
45
Daughter of Queen Sofia : ELENA
46
Poet of the T'ang dynasty : LIPO
47
Fill-in : TEMP
48
Sand ___ : TRAP
49
Boiardo's patron : ESTE

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

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