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New York Times, Saturday, July 19, 1997

First president of the German republic, 1919

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times7/19/97 ( No. 17,420 )
Across
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Detention sites : STALAGS
8
Banter : JOSHING
15
Spanish beans : PESETAS
16
Post, e.g. : AVIATOR
17
Super Bowl XV champs : RAIDERS
18
Words before attention or arms : CALLSTO
19
Banks of Chicago : ERNIE
20
Dairy : MILKFARM
21
Words of explanation in spelling : ASIN
22
Certain students' wear : ETONS
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[all of a sudden!] : BAM
25
Roseanne's TV hubby : DAN
26
First president of the German republic, 1919 : EBERT
27
English poet Nicholas : MOORE
29
Sauna : STEAMBATH
31
Thus far : ASYET
32
Naval inits. : HMS
33
Charlton's 1956 co-star : YUL
34
Longtime Olympics sportscaster : MCKAY
37
Made way (for) : MOVEDOVER
43
Black-and-white set : CHESS
44
Deserted : ALONE
45
Long ___ : AGO
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Midmost: Abbr. : CEN
47
Gobs : SLEWS
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Foot of a food chain : ALGA
49
Attacks : LAYSINTO
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Abscind : SEVER
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Untenably positioned : UPATREE
54
Without money changing hands : INTRADE
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Dubs over : RENAMES
57
Brutus, e.g. : TRAITOR
58
Catch : ENSNARE
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Relatives of 10-Down : SATEENS
Down
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Bookies' concerns : SPREADS
2
Claws : TEARSAT
3
Brainless : ASININE
4
Warmly welcomed, as a guest : LEDIN
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To ___ (how a golfer wants to perform?) : ATEE
6
House ext. : GAR
7
Object of S.D.S. protest : SSS
8
Reddish-orange : JACINTH
9
Some windows : OVALS
10
Worm product : SILK
11
Kennedy item : HALF
12
Birth announcement : ITSABOY
13
Well-done : NOTRARE
14
Eyelet : GROMMET
20
Mad magazine cartoonist Drucker : MORT
22
Falls off : EBBS
23
This is popular in spots : TEA
26
Daytime ___ : EMMYS
27
Sitcom set in Tuckahoe, N.Y. : MAUDE
28
Where marathoner Grete Waitz was born : OSLO
30
Words teachers like to hear : AHAS
33
Thirsts : YENS
34
"The Virginian" actor : MCCLURE
35
Devalue : CHEAPEN
36
Richard Leakey and others : KENYANS
37
Bluish-gray cat : MALTESE
38
Cooking staple : OLEO
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Word : VOW
40
Having flow controls : VALVATE
41
Pushed : EGGEDON
42
Leo and others : ROARERS
47
Insinuative remark : SNEER
48
Lookout point : AERIE
50
Cartoonist Drake : STAN
51
Actress Seigel of "Fernwood 2-Night" : IRMA
52
"Now!" : STAT
54
W. C. Fields film "___ a Gift" : ITS
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Important 1930's inits. : NRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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