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New York Times, Monday, June 23, 1997

Author:
Shannon Burns
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Shannon Burns

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite
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C
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O
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M
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K
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D
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C
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J
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C
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L
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G
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J
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D
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R
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S
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P
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0623 ( 17,394 )
Across
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Deep sleeps : COMAS
6
Abbr. before an alias : AKA
9
Fragrant oil : ATTAR
14
___-garde : AVANT
15
Steal from : ROB
16
Push roughly : SHOVE
17
A Roosevelt : TEDDY
18
Afflicted with strabismus : CROSSEYED
20
Traffic tangle : SNARL
21
The first "H" of H.H.S. : HEALTH
22
Quilting event : BEE
23
Cautious : WARY
24
Open a bit : AJAR
28
Garbage barge : SCOW
30
Come down : LAND
31
Clinton's #2 : GORE
32
Sigma follower : TAU
33
Blue birds : JAYS
34
Grown-ups : ADULTS
36
Snares : ENTRAPS
38
Shooting marble : STEELIE
39
Bill settlers : PAYERS
40
Coating metal : ZINC
41
"Are we there ___?" : YET
42
They're exchanged at weddings : IDOS
43
Building block company : LEGO
44
Goofs up : ERRS
45
Of ships: Abbr. : NAUT
46
Second-year student, for short : SOPH
47
Not a beginner : PRO
48
Get down from a horse : ALIGHT
50
Thesaurus compiler : ROGET
53
Show with Richie and the Fonz : HAPPYDAYS
56
Dancer Astaire : ADELE
57
Banish : EXILE
58
Gun grp. : NRA
59
Brusque : TERSE
60
"For ___ sake!" : PETES
61
Opposite NNE : SSW
62
Industrial city of Germany : ESSEN
Down
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Long-running Broadway show : CATS
2
Turkey roaster : OVEN
3
Paul Reiser/Helen Hunt series : MADABOUTYOU
4
President Jackson or Johnson : ANDREW
5
Do, as hair : STYLE
6
Architectural frames : ARCHWAYS
7
Ones with Seoul custody? : KOREANS
8
"All ___!" (conductor's cry) : ABOARD
9
Helper: Abbr. : ASST
10
Where Dutch royals live : THEHAGUE
11
Plaything : TOY
12
"___ Maria" : AVE
13
Like Time's border : RED
19
Crafty : SLY
25
Pirate flags : JOLLYROGERS
26
More pretentious : ARTIER
27
Bowling alley buttons : RESETS
28
Enter : STEPIN
29
The Great White North : CANADA
30
Swimmer's regimen : LAPS
33
Place for pickles : JAR
34
___ time (never) : ATNO
35
Nov. follower : DEC
37
Fasten papers again : RESTAPLE
38
Visited tourist places : SIGHTSAW
40
Gentle breezes : ZEPHYRS
43
"___ Run" (1976 sci-fi film) : LOGANS
44
Wears away : ERODES
46
Rock singer Vicious : SID
47
Chatter : PRATE
49
Caustic solutions : LYES
51
Otherwise : ELSE
52
Adolescent : TEEN
53
Wise, man : HEP
54
Chop : AXE
55
Orchestra's location : PIT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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