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New York Times, Monday, April 6, 1998

Author:
Kenneth Witte
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kenneth Witte

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Witte. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0406 ( 17,681 )
Across
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Gun sound : BANG
5
Gather : AMASS
10
Orioles' division, with "the" : EAST
14
Pulitzer writer James : AGEE
15
Powerful camera lens : MACRO
16
Early Peruvian : INCA
17
1988 Costner/Sarandon film : BULLDURHAM
19
Strain at a ___ : GNAT
20
One in a wriggly field? : EEL
21
"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
22
Component of natural gas : ETHANE
24
Conks out : DIES
25
R.B.I. or E.R.A. : STAT
26
Shocked : AGHAST
29
Pool users : SWIMMERS
33
Unlike flat beer : FOAMY
34
Unnamed ones : THEM
35
Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
36
Ripped : TORN
37
Baseball player news : TRADE
38
Grandmother : NANA
39
Catch sight of : ESPY
40
First-rate : AONE
41
NBC morning show : TODAY
42
Test anew : RESAMPLE
44
Porridges : GRUELS
45
Christmas carol : NOEL
46
Rhymer : POET
47
Plumber's tools : SNAKES
50
Isinglass : MICA
51
Toledo cheer : OLE
54
Either end of a magnet : POLE
55
1984 Redford film : THENATURAL
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
59
Platform part, perhaps : RISER
60
Cincinnati nine : REDS
61
Entre ___ (confidentially) : NOUS
62
Brewer's need : YEAST
63
Protuberance : NODE
Down
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George Herman Ruth, familiarly : BABE
2
Malaria symptom : AGUE
3
Little Dickens girl : NELL
4
It keeps hair in place : GEL
5
Charm : AMULET
6
"61 in '61" slugger Roger : MARIS
7
Throb : ACHE
8
Mrs., in Madrid : SRA
9
Occasional : SOMETIME
10
1988 Cusack film : EIGHTMENOUT
11
The "I" of "The King and I" : ANNA
12
Scrutinize : SCAN
13
London art gallery : TATE
18
"She loves me, she loves me not" flower : DAISY
23
___-o'-shanter : TAM
24
1958 Hunter/Verdon film : DAMNYANKEES
25
Stockholm resident : SWEDE
26
Subsequently : AFTER
27
Barnyard honker : GOOSE
28
Heavenly strings : HARPS
29
1953 western hero : SHANE
30
Circumvent : EVADE
31
Of the kidneys : RENAL
32
Does in : SLAYS
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One way to fish : TROLL
37
Wall hanging that tells a story : TAPESTRY
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Pick up the tab : TREAT
43
Broadway's "Five Guys Named ___" : MOE
44
Junior's jalopy? : GOCART
46
Yearns (for) : PINES
47
Bridge : SPAN
48
___ contendere : NOLO
49
Baseball's Matty or Moises : ALOU
50
Tableland : MESA
51
Cookie favorite : OREO
52
29-Down player : LADD
53
Otherwise : ELSE
56
Shake a leg : HIE
57
Ornamental vase : URN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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