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New York Times, Saturday, June 19, 1999

Prof. Lidenbrock of Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth"

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times6/19/99 ( No. 18,120 )

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Across
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Bygone leader : TSAR
5
Noted Star Fleet graduate : JAMESTKIRK
15
Prof. Lidenbrock of Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth" : OTTO
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Lemon grove? : USEDCARLOT
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Mountain: Prefix : OREO
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Actor who's written popular cookbooks : DOMDELUISE
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Maximum : LID
20
Phaedra, by birth : MINOAN
21
Big name in daredeviltry : EVEL
22
Giant slalom, e.g. : SKIRACE
24
Moves with caution : EDGES
26
Son of William the Conqueror : HENRYI
27
It may get high marks : LEVEE
29
Stretch of history : EONS
30
Succulent, spiny-leafed plant : ALOE
32
Destroy : WRACK
36
Postage ___ : DUE
37
With ingenuity and finesse : SLICKLY
39
Veinticuatro horas : DIA
40
Subway car part : STRAP
42
Inspiration, maybe : MUSE
43
Best Actress of 1998 : HUNT
44
Hotel quote : RATES
46
Security holder : BAILEE
48
Opposite of saves : DAMNS
50
Small, combative ones : BANTAMS
51
Deep : RICH
52
Lack, briefly : HAVENT
55
Skye cap : TAM
56
Think through : EXCOGITATE
58
"Don't look at me!" : NOTI
59
Mr. Deeds and Mrs. Doubtfire : TITLEROLES
60
Yank ally : BRIT
61
Setting for Tennyson's "Enoch Arden" : DESERTISLE
62
"Moses" novelist : ASCH
Down
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Outbuildings : TOOLSHEDS
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Fan : STRIKEOUT
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Supped : ATEDINNER
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It may be found in a pouch : ROO
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Kind of review : JUDICIAL
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Collectively : ASONE
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Directive at work : MEMO
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Classical collection : EDDA
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Part of the act when King Richard III dies : SCENEV
10
1960 world chess champ : TAL
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Elm Street terrorizer : KRUEGER
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"For as long as ___" : ILIVE
13
Derby prize : ROSES
14
Record label in TV ads : KTEL
20
Fifth of twelve : MAY
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B.&O. et al. : RRS
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Slightly wet : DEWY
27
Point of interest : LOCUS
28
Fun house sounds : EEKS
31
Vitamin C source : LIME
33
Fans : ADULATORS
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Fit for the big screen : CINEMATIC
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So-called "Songbird of the South" : KATESMITH
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Go over : SPAN
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Like Casey Kasem, ethnically : LEBANESE
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Feature of 45-Down : ARMHOLE
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Single or double : HIT
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Souvenir item : TSHIRT
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Army member : ANT
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Civil War anthem : DIXIE
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S.&L. units : ACCTS
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Kind of nut : BETEL
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Sent back: Abbr. : RETD
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Yours, in Tours : ATOI
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Where many vins come from : VALS
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W.W. II combatant: Abbr. : GER
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The Phila. Warriors were its first champs : NBA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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