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New York Times, Friday, May 22, 1998

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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R
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0522 ( 17,727 )
Across
1
Part of an astonished expression : SLACKJAW
9
They may be sliding : SCALES
15
Film studio department : WARDROBE
16
Magnet alloy : ALNICO
17
Partial : ONESIDED
18
Bit of bait : MINNOW
19
Datebook abbr. : OCT
20
Word div. : SYLL
21
Liver accompaniment : ONIONS
22
Call for : NEED
24
Missouri feeder : OSAGE
26
Wipe out : EFFACE
30
Melodramatic : SOAPY
34
Party pooper : WETBLANKET
38
Therewithal : ALSO
39
Stumpers? : ORATORS
40
Less languid : PERKIER
42
Defendant's plea, briefly : NOLO
43
Agents J and K on-screen : MENINBLACK
45
Works toward a Masters? : GOLFS
47
Steinbeck's ___ Small : LENNIE
48
Blackjack request : HITME
50
Swerves at sea : YAWS
54
Proceeded arrogantly : STRODE
57
Place for 39-Across : DAIS
61
Grand ___ ("Evangeline" setting) : PRE
62
Muse of astronomy : URANIA
63
Critical element : LINCHPIN
65
Semisynthetic fabrics : RAYONS
66
Necessitated : ENTAILED
67
Break out : EMERGE
68
Some hoedown dancers : STOMPERS
Down
1
Faint : SWOON
2
Burst, in a way : LANCE
3
Alpine feature : ARETE
4
D.J.'s stack : CDS
5
TV angel Munroe : KRIS
6
"Real Love" singer Watley : JODY
7
Offerer of lambs to God : ABEL
8
Nuptial knot : WEDLOCK
9
Site of Margaret Mead study : SAMOA
10
Sticks : CLINGS
11
Star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show : ANNIEOAKLEY
12
Prefix with type : LINO
13
Subj. for an M.B.A. : ECON
14
Propagates : SOWS
23
Gambler's obligation : DEBTOFHONOR
25
Enter through the cracks : SEEPIN
27
70's-80's TV character who said "Kiss my grits" : FLO
28
Kind of team : FARM
29
Saint who founded scholasticism : ANSELM
31
Inter ___ : ALIA
32
Time it takes for light to travel .3 mm : PSEC
33
Richard III's house : YORK
34
Anna May of "Shanghai Express" : WONG
35
Slangy suffix : EROO
36
Like many an order : TALL
37
Where the Hermitage is: Abbr. : TENN
41
D.H.'s stat : RBI
44
Stickers? : NEEDLES
46
It may be aluminum : SIDING
49
Bait, say : TEASE
51
Brown betty ingredient : APPLE
52
Less straight : WRIER
53
Forwards : SENDS
54
Irrefutable : SURE
55
Disney World transport : TRAM
56
"Hellzapoppin'" actress : RAYE
58
Isn't wrong? : AINT
59
Gung-ho about : INTO
60
Run a game on : SCAM
64
Tuned in : HIP

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

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