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New York Times, Thursday, June 18, 1998

They're hidden in 17-, 25-, 52- and 61-Across

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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A
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I
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G
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G
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P
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C
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L
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© 1998, The New York Times6/18/98 ( No. 17,754 )
Across
1
In ___ (stuck) : ABIND
6
More than shocked : NUMB
10
Comment made with a nod : ISEE
14
You can kiss this person goodbye : GONER
15
Basso Pinza : EZIO
16
Arabian sultanate : OMAN
17
Like housework : EXHAUSTING
19
Do some housework : DUST
20
"Silas Marner" novelist : ELIOT
21
Outdoor toy : GLIDER
23
Pro : FOR
25
"Like a Rolling Stone," e.g. : DYLANSINGLE
28
Up front : OPEN
30
Ending with Brooklyn or Canton : ESE
31
Ganders : GEESE
32
Tan, in a way : PUNISH
35
"See ya!" : TATA
37
They're hidden in 17-, 25-, 52- and 61-Across : STATECAPITALS
42
Parisian mine : AMOI
43
Singer Clark : PETULA
45
Participant : ACTOR
49
Second Amendment defender: Abbr. : NRA
51
College major, for short : ECON
52
"Heroic Stanzas," for one : DRYDENVERSE
56
Significant : KEY
57
Texas city on the Rio Grande : LAREDO
58
Restless : ITCHY
60
___ uproar : INAN
61
Devotee of a certain British brew : BASSALEMAN
66
Storage places : BINS
67
Way to go : EXIT
68
"The Sheik of ___" (1920's song) : ARABY
69
Fill up : SATE
70
Musical Horne : LENA
71
Jittery : TENSE
Down
1
Lose freshness : AGE
2
Spar : BOX
3
Essential : INHERENT
4
Actress Patricia : NEAL
5
Like some priests of old : DRUID
6
Irritate : NETTLE
7
Terrorist's weapon : UZI
8
Max's opposite : MIN
9
Five-time A.L. batting champion : BOGGS
10
Goiter treatment : IODINE
11
Soil : SMUDGE
12
They may stand in auditoriums : EASELS
13
Access : ENTREE
18
Kind of sauce : SOY
22
Surgically tie : LIGATE
23
Coxcomb : FOP
24
Work : OPUS
26
"Top Hat" star : ASTAIRE
27
Tide type : NEAP
29
Actress Peeples or Long : NIA
33
Rubbernecked : STARED
34
Modeling line : HEM
36
Start to fall : TIP
38
Party mtg. : CONV
39
Packed away : ATE
40
1973 Malcolm McDowell film, after "O" : LUCKYMAN
41
___-eyed : SLOE
44
Unmeasured amount : ANY
45
Reads between the lines? : ADLIBS
46
Skulls : CRANIA
47
Autocrat : TYRANT
48
Hans Christian Andersen's birthplace : ODENSE
50
Major record label : ARISTA
53
Boris Pasternak declined one : NOBEL
54
Grand Central, e.g.: Abbr. : STA
55
Fame : ECLAT
59
"Take this!" : HERE
62
Can : AXE
63
Offense : SIN
64
Exercise target : ABS
65
TV's "Science Guy" : NYE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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