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New York Times, Thursday, June 12, 1997

Author:
Gilbert H. Ludwig
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gilbert H. Ludwig

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Ludwig. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0612 ( 17,383 )
Across
1
Draft org. : NFL
4
"Immediately!" : NOW
7
The back of the choir? : BASSES
13
American falcon : CARACARA
15
Queen's home : APIARY
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Emotes : OVERACTS
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Beans or corn, e.g. : ANNUAL
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Harvestman : DADDYLONGLEGS
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Astronaut Shepard : ALAN
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Postal creed word : NOR
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"Thy word is ___ unto...": Psalms : ALAMP
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Air quality tester: Abbr. : EPA
28
Joe and others? : GIS
30
Writer Wiesel : ELIE
31
1970 George Segal movie : WHERESPOPPA
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Kind : ILK
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Undergoes : HAS
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___ Group (Latin American association) : RIO
39
Chum : PAL
40
It might result in a change of title : TKO
41
Env. extra : ENC
42
1964 Cary Grant comedy-romance : FATHERGOOSE
45
Daughter of Laban : LEAH
47
Glasgow refusal : NAE
48
___ de Cologne : EAU
49
Combustible woodpiles : PYRES
51
Sign of success? : SRO
53
Prong : TINE
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1966 A. E. Hotchner memoir : PAPAHEMINGWAY
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Not basic : ACIDIC
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Really soak : SATURATE
64
First name in women's tennis : MONICA
65
Poe poem : THEBELLS
66
Young swan : CYGNET
67
Crew need : OAR
68
Cal. units : WKS
Down
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Like some forces : NAVAL
2
Singer Payne : FREDA
3
"My Roomy" storywriter : LARDNER
4
Frequent H2O accompanier : NACL
5
English playwright Joe : ORTON
6
Didn't function properly : WASNOGO
7
Ancient Semitic idol : BAAL
8
Sleep disturber : APNEA
9
TV's "Living ___" : SINGLE
10
Town near the Golden Gate Bridge : SAUSALITO
11
Laundry room brand : ERA
12
Word part: Abbr. : SYL
13
Musical tail : CODA
14
Low island : CAY
19
Old name for the flu : GRIPPE
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Draws out, as humor : MILKS
24
Orange ___ : PEKOE
26
B'way showing : PERF
27
Hyphenate with American : ASIAN
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Two-for-one? : SPARE
31
Young lion : WHELP
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Dancer Carol of "The Pajama Game" : HANEY
33
Landscaper's job : ESCARPING
34
White, granular powder : POTASH
35
Chlorophyta bit : ALGA
43
Start of a toast : HERESTO
44
Lost interest in, in a way : OUTGREW
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Occasional parking requirement : HEADIN
50
Enliven : SPICE
52
City on the Missouri : OMAHA
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Johnny Cash's "___ the Line" : IWALK
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Big-time competition: Abbr. : NATLS
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Scrutinizes : EYES
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Not enough room to swing ___ : ACAT
59
Ancient route : ITER
60
Heart : NUB
61
Cable network : AMC
62
Shy, but maybe not? : COY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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