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New York Times, Monday, June 28, 1999

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ed Early

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0628 ( 18,129 )
Across
1
Physics Nobelist Niels : BOHR
5
Site for lashes : EYELID
11
Huge bunch : GOB
14
Canal to the Hudson : ERIE
15
The "D" in F.D.R. : DELANO
16
Tree-felling tool : AXE
17
Notorious Prohibition-era gangster : LEGSDIAMOND
19
C.E.O.'s degree : MBA
20
Items worn with shorts : TSHIRTS
21
Matt of "Saving Private Ryan" : DAMON
23
Auto's tankful : GAS
24
Raccoon's hands : FOREPAWS
27
Sportscaster Musberger : BRENT
30
Sahara, e.g. : DESERT
31
Oxen's harness : YOKE
32
City northeast of Indianapolis : MUNCIE
33
Successors of LP's : CDS
36
Trussed up : TIEDHANDANDFOOT
39
Antiquity, once : ELD
40
Ducks renowned for their down : EIDERS
41
Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
42
Starers : GAZERS
43
Cloudless : CLEAR
44
Bus passengers without seats : STANDEES
47
Antlered animal : ELK
48
Horrible : AWFUL
49
Chowhound : GLUTTON
53
Burning : LIT
54
Military sanction : ARMSEMBARGO
58
Heading opposite WSW : ENE
59
"Semper fidelis" person : MARINE
60
Airy tune : LILT
61
Mal de ___ : MER
62
Annoy : PESTER
63
Sporting sword : EPEE
Down
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Holdup device? : BELT
2
Mine finds : ORES
3
Mighty's partner : HIGH
4
Left a job voluntarily : RESIGNED
5
Reviews and corrects : EDITS
6
Pro votes : YEAS
7
Shade maker : ELM
8
Vientiane native : LAO
9
Traveler's stopover : INN
10
Moved unsteadily : DODDERED
11
Beta's follower : GAMMA
12
"The ___ Incident" (1943 Fonda film) : OXBOW
13
Word after jelly or coffee : BEANS
18
"Phooey!" : DRAT
22
Fitting : APT
24
Sites of auto dents : FENDERS
25
Prized statuettes : OSCARS
26
Bridle attachments : REINS
27
Group of bits, in data storage : BYTE
28
Stir up : ROIL
29
Supplemented, with "out" : EKED
30
Scottish port on the Firth of Tay : DUNDEE
32
Indian corn : MAIZE
33
Pepsi rival : COKE
34
"Dumb ___" ("Blondie" forerunner) : DORA
35
Film's lead : STAR
37
Miner's or caver's light generator : HEADLAMP
38
"Paul Bunyan," for one : FOLKTALE
42
Wildebeest : GNU
43
"Join the ___" : CLUB
44
Witchcraft trials city : SALEM
45
Strong string : TWINE
46
Following : AFTER
47
Fudd of cartoons : ELMER
49
Heredity transmitter : GENE
50
Excursion : TRIP
51
Eye up and down : OGLE
52
Memo : NOTE
55
"Norma ___" : RAE
56
Bride's new title : MRS
57
Command to Fido : SIT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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