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New York Times, Wednesday, May 13, 1998

Author:
Eileen Lexau
Editor:
Will Shortz
Recurring sound effect in the comic "B.C."
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Eileen Lexau

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 26 for Ms. Lexau. Wednesday freshness: 11%
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© 1998, The New York Times5/13/98 ( No. 17,718 )
Across
1
Nick and Nora's dog : ASTA
5
Livens (up) : PEPS
9
Film fragment : CLIP
13
Word in an Alka-Seltzer ad : PLOP
14
Alvin of dance : AILEY
15
Top-notch : AONE
16
Frankie Carle's theme song : SUNRISESERENADE
19
Teamwork deterrent : EGO
20
How some shares are purchased : ATPAR
21
Naugahyde coating : VINYL
22
Pearl Mosque site : AGRA
23
Level of karate expertise : DAN
24
Ralph McInerny novel : THENOONDAYDEVIL
32
Rough-___ : HEWN
33
Thrill ride cry : WHEE
34
"___ Believer" : IMA
35
Netman Nastase : ILIE
36
Military bigwigs : BRASS
38
Recite the rosary, e.g. : PRAY
39
___ Tin Tin : RIN
40
Animal shelter : LAIR
41
Aunt Jemima alternative : EGGO
42
Pacino drama : DOGDAYAFTERNOON
47
1997 U.S. Open winner : ELS
48
Went in haste : HIED
49
Bossa nova relative : SAMBA
52
Guardhouses : BRIGS
54
Lighter maker : BIC
57
Serling series : THETWILIGHTZONE
60
The Pointer Sisters' "___ Excited" : IMSO
61
Like rain? : RIGHT
62
Clods : OAFS
63
Caboose : REAR
64
Body shops? : SPAS
65
Jog : TROT
Down
1
Cathedral area : APSE
2
Soda machine tricker : SLUG
3
"___-Bungay" (Wells novel) : TONO
4
Financing abbr. : APR
5
Cobbler container : PIEPAN
6
Lohengrin's bride : ELSA
7
House of Lords member : PEER
8
Neighbor of Isr. : SYR
9
Eyetooth : CANINE
10
Advance : LOAN
11
Race place : INDY
12
Orange discard : PEEL
14
Elroy Jetson's dog : ASTRO
17
Shakespearean villain : IAGO
18
Shake off : EVADE
22
Queen in Dumas's "Twenty Years After" : ANNE
23
Hair salon stock : DYES
24
The hot corner : THIRD
25
Sun: Prefix : HELIO
26
TV's J.R. or Jock : EWING
27
Tower over : DWARF
28
Sounds during medical checkups : AHS
29
Sign of summer's end : VIRGO
30
Mature insect : IMAGO
31
Command to Macduff : LAYON
36
Ululates : BAYS
37
Narrow inlet : RIA
38
Hang fire : PEND
40
Former NBC drama : LALAW
43
10-Down recipient : DEBTOR
44
Cellulite sites : THIGHS
45
Skating figure : EIGHT
46
Observe the Sabbath : REST
49
Swizzle : STIR
50
Words accompanied by a sigh : AHME
51
City near Phoenix : MESA
52
Sonar spot : BLIP
53
Baryshnikov's birthplace : RIGA
54
Wild hog : BOAR
55
Dope : INFO
56
"___ la guerre!" : CEST
58
Tax court defendant, for short : IRS
59
Recurring sound effect in the comic "B.C." : ZOT

Answer summary:
2 debuted here and reused later.

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