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New York Times, Thursday, July 1, 1999

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: 40 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Arbesfeld.
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© 1999, The New York Times7/1/99 ( No. 18,132 )

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Across
1
The Last of the Mohicans : UNCAS
6
Door part : JAMB
10
Leading shoot-'em-up computer game : DOOM
14
Certain tribute : ROAST
15
A little of this, a little of that : OLIO
16
Diva's offering : ARIA
17
Big Blue employees : IBMWORKERS
19
Liquate : MELT
20
Home of the Universal Postal Union : BERNE
21
Fine : CHOICE
23
"The Name of the Rose" writer : ECO
25
New York City has one each November : MARATHONDAY
28
Melville's Billy : BUDD
30
Certain camera, for short : SLR
31
Unhooks, so to speak : WEANS
32
Mideast hub : BEIRUT
35
Lose steam : TIRE
37
They're hidden in 17-, 25-, 52- and 61-Across : AUTOMOBILES
41
Snack in a stack : OREO
42
Dated : OLDHAT
45
Songwriters' org. : ASCAP
49
___ daze : INA
51
Prefix with conductor : SEMI
52
Where the Rub' al-Khali is : SAUDIARABIA
56
Subj. of parapsychology : ESP
57
Big name in catalogues : LLBEAN
58
Available : ONTAP
60
Football's Armstrong : OTIS
61
Light and sweet, maybe : DECAFORDER
66
Bottled (up) : PENT
67
A shoe may have one : ODOR
68
Sierra ___ : LEONE
69
Site of abutment : EDGE
70
Bemoaned : RUED
71
Largest city in Nigeria : LAGOS
Down
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Sch. in Kingston : URI
2
San Francisco's ___ Hill : NOB
3
Country with a pagoda on its flag : CAMBODIA
4
"...civilization ___ know it" : ASWE
5
Rage : STORM
6
They may be wild : JOKERS
7
King's Head order : ALE
8
High station : MIR
9
"Garden of Earthly Delights" artist : BOSCH
10
Singer Vic : DAMONE
11
Name in the grocery freezer : OREIDA
12
Shop container : OILCAN
13
British pals : MATEYS
18
Genetic material : RNA
22
Bell's partner, in film equipment : HOWELL
23
Diminish : EBB
24
Pool tool : CUE
26
Pennsylvania coal city : ALTOONA
27
Chicago paper, familiarly : TRIB
29
Actress Joanne : DRU
33
Place of dreams : UTOPIA
34
Rocky peak : TOR
36
Southern vacation spot : RIO
38
60's-70's P.M. : MEIR
39
Harris and Sullivan : EDS
40
Collie : SHEEPDOG
43
Radio settings : AMS
44
Tilt : TIP
45
Tilted : ASLOPE
46
Like many peanuts : SALTED
47
Exponential operation : CUBING
48
Start of a Christmas carol : ADESTE
50
On : ABOARD
53
Combo conjunction : ANDOR
54
Like Brahms's Symphony No. 3 : INF
55
Castaway's site : ATOLL
59
Scope : AREA
62
E-mail address ending : EDU
63
Miler Sebastian : COE
64
Rock's Brian : ENO
65
Scale notes : RES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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