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New York Times, Thursday, July 3, 1997

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {X} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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A
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F
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G
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H
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C
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O
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O
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D
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G
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D
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MAN
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N
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L
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Q
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L
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A
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U
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U
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J
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MAN
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P
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K
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N
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B
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A
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K
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H
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G
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0703 ( 17,404 )
Across
1
Behind : AFT
4
Group overseeing Fed. property : GSA
7
Playboy Hugh, familiarly : HEF
10
Rooked : HAD
13
Working together, with "in" : CAHOOTS
15
One reason to do something crazy : ONADARE
17
Sharp : ACERBIC
18
Plain : GENERIC
19
Ask peremptorily : DEMAND
20
Night temps, usually : LOWS
22
Nintendo's The Legend of ___ : ZELDA
23
"Are you game?" : WANTTO
25
Partner of Warner : TIME
26
Masters : SAHIBS
28
"Dianetics" author ___ Hubbard : LRON
30
Math finale : QED
33
Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
34
Prior to, old-style : AFORE
35
Altdorf is its capital : URI
36
Some relics : URNS
37
1995 Robin Williams movie : JUMANJI
38
Lightly cooked : PINK
39
Germanic negative : NIE
40
Bluegrass player : BANJO
41
"L.A. Law" lawyer : ARNIE
42
"The Tonight Show" nickname : KEV
43
Former U.S. poet laureate ___ Dove : RITA
44
European shipping units : STERES
45
First name in stunts : EVEL
47
Shoddy : CHEAPO
49
It shows the way : ARROW
51
Similar : AKIN
52
Katharine's role in "Adam's Rib" : AMANDA
55
Wild : LAWLESS
57
Intelligent : LOGICAL
59
Trapped : UPATREE
60
Poseidon's prop : TRIDENT
61
Atlas abbr. : MTS
62
Passing need? : YEA
63
Start to collapse : SAG
64
Popular music variety : SKA
Down
1
Boarding sch. : ACAD
2
Come to grips with : FACE
3
Classic 1956 spy film : THEMANWHONEVERWAS
4
Chunk : GOB
5
Artificial legs : STILTS
6
It may be secured with a pin : ASCOT
7
Monopolizes : HOGS
8
Compass reading : ENE
9
Amateur newsletter : FANZINE
10
Popular light reading : HARLEQUINROMANCES
11
Parched : ARID
12
Numerical prefix : DECA
14
Predestines : ORDAINS
16
Consider : DEEM
21
Big name in radio, once : WOLFMANJACK
24
Spring playoffs org. : NBA
25
Geometrical solids : TORI
26
Hardly strutted : SLUNK
27
Eagle's home : AERIE
29
Color of a Baja sunset : ROJO
31
"Sesame Street" regular : ERNIE
32
Big blockers : DIKES
34
West End classic "Charley's ___" : AUNT
37
Clink : JAIL
38
Like magazine subscriptions : PREPAID
40
Buds are produced in this : BREWERY
41
"Now ___ theater near you!" : ATA
44
Lady abroad : SENORA
46
It's shocking! : VOLT
48
Handles : HILTS
49
Reuniongoer : ALUM
50
Awestruck : RAPT
51
Toward water : ASEA
53
Cellarlike : DANK
54
Canadian prov. : ALTA
56
Figure out : SEE
58
Musician's booking : GIG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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