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New York Times, Thursday, May 6, 1999

Lowing herd's locale, in a Gray elegy

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times5/6/99 ( No. 18,076 )

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Across
1
Popular 1990's revival : BEETLE
7
Baba ___ (Radner character) : WAWA
11
Member of the genus Equus : ASS
14
Like some doctors : ONCALL
15
Part of a temple's décor, maybe : IDOL
16
Kind of center : REC
17
A man has to have one : XCHROMOSOME
19
Warhol subject : MAO
20
Some health food stores : COOPS
21
"Driving Miss Daisy" playwright : UHRY
22
New Year's entertainment : BOWL
23
Word with you : ARE
24
Hill worker : ANT
26
Left no doubt about : ENSURED
28
Fix : REDO
30
"___ one..." (opiner's opening) : IFOR
32
Equinox sign : ARIES
33
"Let's go, Pedro!" : VAMOS
35
One of three Ottoman sultans : AHMED
36
Some facsimiles : XEROXCOPIES
38
Massachusetts Senator : KERRY
39
Rub' al Khali residents : ARABS
40
Press conference activity : QANDA
41
Oldest of the Brady bunch : GREG
42
Bulldogs : ELIS
46
Stirs : AROUSES
48
Lowing herd's locale, in a Gray elegy : LEA
50
Standout pitcher : ACE
51
Record : TAPE
52
Retrievers' relievers? : VETS
54
Apple gizmo : CORER
56
Chimney output : ASH
57
Catalan-born bandleader : XAVIERCUGAT
59
___ Speedwagon : REO
60
1950's British P.M. : EDEN
61
Sandinista leader : ORTEGA
62
Golfer Woosnam : IAN
63
Car owner's worry : DENT
64
Quarters of many quartets : BASSES
Down
1
Rail yard sight : BOXCAR
2
Second coming : ENCORE
3
Repeated : ECHOED
4
It may cover a diamond : TARP
5
Author Mario Vargas ___ : LLOSA
6
Common street name : ELM
7
It's often made with the eyes closed : WISH
8
Fan : ADORER
9
Females, in feminist writing : WOMYN
10
Draft, maybe : ALE
11
National Guard buildings : ARMORIES
12
Sushi wrap : SEAWEED
13
Wags a finger at : SCOLDS
18
Best : OUTFOX
22
Asian language spoken by 32 million : BURMESE
25
Vulcan portrayer : NIMOY
27
"Master" : SAHIB
29
Fine word for libraries : OVERDUE
31
Gold statuette : OSCAR
34
What Polonius hid behind : ARRAS
35
Take ___ from someone's book : APAGE
36
Disciple of Socrates : XENOPHON
37
End of a threat : ORELSE
38
Arm of the Arctic : KARASEA
40
Persian Gulf dweller : QATARI
41
Powerful Western coalition : GSEVEN
43
T-shirt category : LARGES
44
It ended about 10,000 years ago : ICEAGE
45
Some mattresses : SERTAS
47
Give the slip : EVADE
49
Capital on the Bight of Benin : ACCRA
53
TV knob : TINT
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Escape clauses : OUTS
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Affixed one's mark : XED
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Stick up : ROB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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