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New York Times, Tuesday, June 16, 1998

Author:
Bill Ballard
Editor:
Will Shortz
With 58-Across, a classic line associated with 47-Across
TotalDebutLatest
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Bill Ballard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Ballard. Tuesday freshness: 24%
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© 1998, The New York Times6/16/98 ( No. 17,752 )
Across
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Carpenter's gadget : PLUMB
6
XXXI times V : CLV
9
Hardly spine-tingling : BLAH
13
Express again : RESAY
14
China's Chou En-___ : LAI
15
Capital NW of Twin Falls : BOISE
16
With 58-Across, a classic line associated with 47-Across : IMADEHIMANOFFER
19
Ethel Waters's "___ Blue?" : AMI
20
Concert equipment : AMP
21
Apprehensively : INFEAR
22
Oscar-winning actor in 47-Across : MARLONBRANDO
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Hope is here: Abbr. : ARK
27
Automne preceder : ETE
28
"Indubitably" : YES
31
Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
34
"Your Erroneous Zones" author Wayne : DYER
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I.B.M., e.g. : CORP
36
Kind of wagon : WELCOME
38
Section of Queens, N.Y. : ASTORIA
40
Yard tool : RAKE
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Like ___ out of hell : ABAT
43
Church cries : AMENS
44
Wks. and wks. : YRS
45
Baby blossom : BUD
46
"We ___ the World" : ARE
47
Oscar-winning film : THEGODFATHER
53
Inflationary path : SPIRAL
56
Inlet : RIA
57
Lyric poem : ODE
58
See 16-Across : HECOULDNTREFUSE
62
Seal fur trader : ALEUT
63
Boeing 737, e.g. : JET
64
Window parts : PANES
65
Pioneer's heading : WEST
66
Hit show sign : SRO
67
Confuse : ADDLE
Down
1
"Iliad" king : PRIAM
2
Auxiliary proposition : LEMMA
3
Name on many planes : USAIR
4
Steamed : MAD
5
"Ciao!" : BYE
6
What clematis plants do : CLIMB
7
Slippery one : LAMPREY
8
Rome's Appia or Veneto : VIA
9
Like some B'way performances : BOFFO
10
Biography : LIFE
11
On the main : ASEA
12
München mister : HERR
15
Link : BOND
17
Bit of yarn : HANK
18
Frisco gridders : NINERS
23
Arm of a knight-in-arms : LANCE
24
Snack that's bitten or licked : OREO
25
Corroded : ATEAT
28
Time long past : YORE
29
Leprechauns' land : ERIN
30
Get-well spots : SPAS
31
Out of whack : AWRY
32
Limerick maker : LEAR
33
Lodge fellows : ELKS
34
Fix a computer program : DEBUG
35
Doomsday cause, maybe : COMET
37
Old phone company sobriquet : MABELL
39
Skater Lipinski : TARA
42
Embellisher : ADORNER
46
Many miles away : AFAR
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Rainbow ___ : TROUT
48
___ monde (society) : HAUT
49
"Same here" : DITTO
50
Keep after : HOUND
51
Eponym for failure : EDSEL
52
Dodger Hall-of-Famer : REESE
53
"Pygmalion" writer : SHAW
54
Soccer superstar : PELE
55
Boardwalk refreshments : ICES
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Spinners' spinners? : DJS
60
Pollution stds. setter : EPA
61
Tattoos, currently : FAD

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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