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New York Times, Friday, June 19, 1998

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 226 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0619 ( 17,755 )
Across
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Victoria's Secret offering : BRA
4
Lofty verse : EPOS
8
Meccan pilgrim : HADJI
13
Staff break? : REST
15
Deli side : SLAW
16
Glaciate : ICEUP
17
Accepting bribes : ONTHETAKE
19
Star bursts : NOVAS
20
Salinger title character : ZOOEY
21
Doubt : QUESTION
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Successful : TRIUMPHANT
25
Words after "under" or "down to" : THEWIRE
28
Barney on "The Simpsons," for one : SOT
29
Magazine: Abbr. : ISS
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Having more hoarfrost : RIMIER
33
Ben-___ : HUR
34
___ speak : SOTO
35
Annual contribution sites, for short : IRAS
36
Bungling : INEPT
38
In a bit : ANON
39
County on the Strait of Dover : KENT
40
Cowboy sobriquet : TEX
41
W.W. II battle atoll : TARAWA
43
Procter & Gamble detergent : ERA
44
Twaddle : PAP
45
Loving mother, at times : FONDLER
46
What it takes, they say : TWOTOTANGO
49
Like some specially-prepared foods : DIETETIC
50
Content of some boxes : SNUFF
54
Part of LED : DIODE
55
Twin : IDENTICAL
57
High note to low : RANGE
58
"La Scala di ___" (Rossini opera) : SETA
59
Lead : CLUE
60
Big Bertha's birthplace : ESSEN
61
Dept. store inventory : MDSE
62
Good feller : AXE
Down
1
Tito's real name : BROZ
2
Western city named for a Civil War general : RENO
3
Memo start : ASTO
4
Contractor's fig. : EST
5
Film about teeth : PLAQUE
6
Plumber's filler : OAKUM
7
Cleans, in a way : SWEEPSUP
8
Imply : HINTAT
9
Flip ___ (choose, in a way) : ACOIN
10
Used in worship : DEVOTIONAL
11
San ___ : JUAN
12
Velocity meas. : IPS
14
Checker moves : THETWIST
18
High nest: Var. : EYRIE
22
Avoirdupois weight unit : SHORTTON
24
Bug : IRRITATE
25
Early mode of transportation : TRIKE
26
Personnel person : HIRER
27
Scents, e.g. : EMANATIONS
30
Little Eva's creator : STOWE
31
Salvager's system : SONAR
33
Whammy : HEX
34
Like a wisecrack : SARDONIC
37
It's relatively helpful : NEPOTISM
42
Worry : ANGST
44
Irish hooch : POTEEN
45
Sides : FACETS
47
Kind of heel : WEDGE
48
Flowed to and fro : TIDED
49
Cape of Good Hope discoverer : DIAS
51
Pauley Pavilion team : UCLA
52
Imitation : FAUX
53
Make tracks : FLEE
54
Rapping Dr. : DRE
56
"...we fear ___ evil": Burns : NAE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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