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New York Times, Saturday, July 25, 1998

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0725 ( 17,791 )

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Across
1
Polling problem : BIAS
5
Zoom : SOAR
9
C or G : CLEF
13
Edge of a molding : ARRIS
15
Pistolet, e.g. : ARME
16
Fast one : HARE
17
Spring-Air competitor : SERTA
18
1978 Golden Globe winner for best new actor : BRADDAVIS
20
Proclaim : ENOUNCE
22
Show, as a historic battle : REENACT
23
Hose again : REWATER
24
Give ___ lip (punch) : AFAT
25
Yorkshire hangouts : STIES
26
"Everybody's Talkin'" singer, 1969 : NILSSON
30
Makers of spots : ADMEN
32
Val.'s opposite : MTN
33
Start to date : PRE
34
Mentioning, as this puzzle's theme? : RAISINGTHEPOINT
39
Suffix with consist : ENT
40
Hosp. readout : EEG
41
Actor Perry and others : LUKES
42
Showed delight over : AAHEDAT
45
Pressing : ACUTE
47
Boneheads, in British slang : NITS
48
Conrad book : LORDJIM
51
Like some private-home apartments : UPSTAIR
54
Honeybunch : DEARONE
55
Classic name in dictionaries : THORNDIKE
57
Pop : LANCE
58
Fine : NICE
59
Coll. major : ECON
60
Hard work : SWEAT
61
Actress Sommer : ELKE
62
Good students have many of these : AHAS
63
Some ID's : SSNS
Down
1
Not so noble : BASER
2
Castle of old : IRENE
3
1925 novel for which the author declined a Pulitzer Prize : ARROWSMITH
4
Plants : SITUATES
5
Fencing equipment : SABERS
6
1970 Stanley Cup hero : ORR
7
Imaginary, undying flower : AMARANTH
8
Change the meaning of : REDEFINE
9
Parts of some religious observances : CHANTS
10
It goes with the flow : LAVA
11
Author Ambler : ERIC
12
Big whoop-de-do : FEST
14
1979 Robert Duvall title role : SANTINI
19
"Agreed!" : DEAL
21
Middle mark : CEE
27
Noted 40's-50's bandleader : SPIKEJONES
28
Author Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
29
Acquires : NETS
30
High-pressure ___ : AREA
31
Longtime New York Sun editor Charles ___ : DANA
32
Bank offering: Abbr. : MTG
35
"Clever thinking!" : NEATIDEA
36
Prospers : GETSRICH
37
Cops and robbers, e.g. : PLURALS
38
Beats in a duel : OUTDRAWS
43
In, so to speak : ENTREE
44
Naturalist Fossey : DIAN
45
Plymouth Colony duo : ALDENS
46
Cedar Rapids college : COE
49
From an ancient empire : INCAN
50
Sports events : MEETS
51
The ___ Reader : UTNE
52
"Murphy Brown" bar owner : PHIL
53
Plaster : SOCK
56
Popular commercial campground : KOA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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