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New York Times, Monday, June 14, 1999

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
1965 movie with an exclamation point in its title
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Norma Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 49 for Ms. Steinberg.
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© 1999, The New York Times6/14/99 ( No. 18,115 )
Across
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Clublike weapon : MACE
5
Mutual of ___ : OMAHA
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"Now!" : ASAP
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A magnet attracts it : IRON
15
Salvaged : SAVED
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Kind of straits : DIRE
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Use a stopwatch : TIME
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Witch : CRONE
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Legal paper : WRIT
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Cook in the microwave : ZAP
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Significant other, in the gossip columns : MAINSQUEEZE
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Dancer Duncan : ISADORA
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French article : UNE
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Hoodwinks : CONS
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Eccentric : CRACKPOT
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The "U" of UHF : ULTRA
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Telephone location : BOOTH
35
Letter before sigma : RHO
36
Bumpkin : HICK
37
Charlotte ___ (dessert) : RUSSE
38
Clark of Superman fame : KENT
39
Actress Thurman : UMA
40
Churchill Downs event : DERBY
41
Money in Monterrey : PESOS
42
Equine pest : HORSEFLY
44
Bucks' mates : DOES
45
Capote, to friends : TRU
46
It's spotted in a zoo : LEOPARD
49
Garden gourd : ACORNSQUASH
54
"Fancy that!" : GEE
55
One of Pandora's finds : HOPE
56
Also, in Arles : AUSSI
57
1965 movie with an exclamation point in its title : HELP
58
It's between Huron and Ontario : ERIE
59
Eyelid cosmetic : LINER
60
Motel room : UNIT
61
Bump into : MEET
62
Ten pins on two tries : SPARE
63
Draw with acid : ETCH
Down
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Gaynor of "South Pacific" : MITZI
2
Operatic songs : ARIAS
3
It's good for curbside parking : COMPACTCAR
4
WSW's reverse : ENE
5
Academy Awards : OSCARS
6
Newswoman Shriver : MARIA
7
Stratford's stream : AVON
8
Egg producers : HENS
9
Good enough : ADEQUATE
10
Reading matter along Madison Avenue : ADWEEK
11
Father : SIRE
12
Neighbor of Mex. : ARIZ
13
N.F.L.'s ___ Rozelle Award : PETE
21
"___ Lisa" : MONA
22
Neither up nor down, as a stock price: Abbr. : UNCH
24
Mr. Uncool : DORK
27
Culp's "I Spy" co-star : COSBY
28
Optimistic : ROSY
29
Publicist : PRESSAGENT
30
Cry of woe : OHNO
31
Rug rats : TOTS
32
"No way!" : UHUH
33
Transportation to the 5-Down : LIMO
34
Singer Ives : BURL
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Noes : REFUSALS
38
Retain : KEEP
40
Hollywood's Bruce or Laura : DERN
41
Milne bear : POOH
43
Avenue : STREET
44
Covet : DESIRE
46
Cutting light : LASER
47
Archeologist's find : RELIC
48
The third "D" of 3-D : DEPTH
49
"Um, pardon me" : AHEM
50
Center : CORE
51
Sheriff Taylor's kid : OPIE
52
Witticism : QUIP
53
Annapolis initials : USNA
57
Color : HUE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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