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New York Times, Saturday, June 14, 1997

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 40 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 222 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0614 ( 17,385 )
Across
1
"Ciao" : TATA
5
Lock part : HASP
9
Shirt name : IZOD
13
"No return" : ASIS
14
More sound : SANER
15
Bibble : TOPE
16
Singer Joan : JETT
17
Yankee Conference locale : ORONO
18
"I will play the ___, and die in music": Emilia : SWAN
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State Department department : AFRICANAFFAIRS
22
Drinking spot : OASIS
23
Glazed fabric : TILLET
24
Part of N.Y.C. : BOR
26
Assemble : MASS
28
Year in Claudius's rule : LII
29
Red ___ : ANT
30
Bit of insincerity : LIPSERVICE
35
Come to : REACH
38
O.T. book : NEH
39
Don Jose, in "Carmen" : TENOR
40
Item on a beach head? : BATHINGCAP
43
Circulation increaser : FAN
44
Akkadian god of heaven : ANU
45
Tightfitting : SNUG
47
Prefix with sphere : EXO
48
1927 Peace Nobelist Ludwig : QUIDDE
51
Famous Roosevelt : GRIER
53
Printer's activity : RUNNINGPRESSES
56
Tucks away : EATS
57
Train track bar : IRAIL
58
Become unhinged : SNAP
60
Daughter of Oceanus : ASIA
61
Green shade : KELLY
62
Curtain shade : ECRU
63
"Boy, is it hot!" : PHEW
64
Ancient meeting place : STOA
65
Smart : NEAT
Down
1
Atlantic City casino, with "the" : TAJ
2
Voyaging : ASEA
3
One way to retaliate : TITFORTAT
4
Kansas motto word : ASTRA
5
On one's case : HARASSING
6
Soon : ANON
7
Where a president presides : SENAT
8
Bio : PROFILE
9
Cry in a grade-B horror movie : ITSALIVE
10
Cry of delight : ZOWIE
11
Some 60's museum exhibits : OPART
12
Hollows : DENS
14
Party : SOCIAL
20
Pagan follower? : ISM
21
Vamp : FLIRT
24
Zinger : BARB
25
Liable to be called : ONEA
27
Builder's sheet : SPECS
31
James Hilton locale : SHANGRILA
32
Something drawn : INFERENCE
33
Soft-soap : COAX
34
"Diane" composer Rapee : ERNO
36
Woods sound, maybe : CHAINSAW
37
Language for 350 million : HINDI
41
Bores : NUDNIKS
42
100% : PURELY
46
Grunts : GIS
48
Subdue : QUASH
49
Pull strings? : UNTIE
50
Florida bird : EGRET
52
City acquired by Prussia, 1802 : ESSEN
53
Bring in : REAP
54
___ Pinto (Texas county) : PALO
55
1986 #1 hit for Starship : SARA
59
Place : PUT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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