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New York Times, Saturday, April 6, 2002

Author who received an O.B.E. in 2001

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {BFQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 74 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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J
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K
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R
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O
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W
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L
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N
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M
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© 2002, The New York Times4/6/02 ( No. 19,142 )

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Across
1
Author who received an O.B.E. in 2001 : JKROWLING
10
Sheep predator : DINGO
15
Small plane, perhaps : ONESEATER
16
Noted Toho School of Music graduate : OZAWA
17
Person eligible for casting? : REGISTEREDVOTER
19
Clothing : GEAR
20
Like cream cheese or suntan lotion : SMEAREDON
21
___ Bell (Emily Brontë pseudonym) : ELLIS
23
Spot : SITE
24
HBO alternative : SHO
26
Pops : DADDIES
31
"So it's you!" : AHA
34
Bird that may be groove-billed : ANI
36
Ex-president Obote, for one : UGANDAN
38
Member of a noted colony : PILGRIM
40
They may attract workers : NECTARS
41
Insiders are in it : THELOOP
42
3,300-year-old king : TUT
43
Italian pronoun : MIA
44
Stewart's successor on the bench : OCONNOR
46
Holder of the Host : PYX
48
Noted count, for short : DRAC
50
Chow checker : LEASH
54
Fictional elocution student : DOOLITTLE
59
Western Athletic conference team : RICE
60
Alcuin's assertion to Charlemagne : VOXPOPULIVOXDEI
62
Commander in a kaffiyeh : EMEER
63
Almost scores : NINETEENS
64
Metric unit : TONNE
65
Absorbs : ENGROSSES
Down
1
Novelist Amado : JORGE
2
Cry to a slave : KNEEL
3
À la king? : REGAL
4
Set slew him : OSIRIS
5
Montgomery of jazz : WES
6
Arm movers, briefly : LATS
7
List makeup : ITEMS
8
Moon of Neptune : NEREID
9
Woman in a tree? : GREATAUNT
10
Magician's live prop : DOVE
11
Kind of shirt : IZOD
12
Grp. with a secretary general : NATO
13
___ Stefani, lead singer of No Doubt : GWEN
14
Crew member : OAR
18
Uncover : DREDGEUP
22
Likud party co-founder : SHARON
25
Chip topper : ONIONDIP
27
Toe, e.g. : DACTYL
28
Abbr. on some statements : INT
29
Dutch export : EDAM
30
Southern Asian apparel : SARI
31
Unusually intelligent : APT
32
Ritz rival : HIHO
33
Piano virtuoso Templeton : ALEC
35
Press persistently : IMPORTUNE
37
Hush-hush grp. : NSA
39
Day's end? : GLO
45
Nautical rope: Var. : RATLIN
47
Thermopylae victor : XERXES
49
Be tenacious : CLING
51
Embassy workers : AIDES
52
Script part : SCENE
53
1960 figure skating gold medalist : HEISS
54
Major-___ : DOMO
55
Draft team : OXEN
56
Uncover : OPEN
57
Knowledge : LORE
58
Who can come before it : EVER
60
Chow checker : VET
61
Plains people : OTO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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