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New York Times, Friday, July 7, 2000

23-Across : "Who Will Answer?" singer

Author:
M. Francis Vuolo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Vuolo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Vuolo.
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© 2000, The New York Times7/7/00 ( No. 18,504 )

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Across
1
Golden item in a Rimsky-Korsakov title : COQ
4
It's a part of life : FLORA
9
Bibliographical abbr. : OPCIT
14
With 47-Down, hot : ONA
15
Pacifists' protest : LIEIN
16
Dark times in Dijon : NUITS
17
Like some genetic laws : MENDELIAN
19
Some are thrown for it : ALOOP
20
Became loaded : MADEMILLIONS
22
Gala's husband and portraitist : DALI
23
"Who Will Answer?" singer : EDAMES
27
Pro wrestling's "Raw ___" : ISWAR
31
"I'm all ears!" : DOTELL
32
Fed. auditors : GAO
35
Cardinal's title : HISEMINENCE
37
Duke of ___ (Philip II's adviser) : ALBA
39
Take care of a fly : ZIPUP
40
Barely made it home? : SLID
41
Kind of engineer : BIOCHEMICAL
44
Has too much, briefly : ODS
45
20 hundredweights : ONETON
46
Ranger, e.g. : NHLER
48
It bought Carnation in 1985 : NESTLE
49
Charge : GOAT
52
Theme of this puzzle : HIDDENHALVES
58
It gets many touchdowns : OHARE
61
Capital : EXCELLENT
62
St. ___ (children's hospital) : JUDES
63
It's everything : BEALL
64
Howard Hughes acquired it : RKO
65
Dawn : ONSET
66
Like a dragon : SCALY
67
Pilothouse abbr. : SSW
Down
1
Part of S.E.C.: Abbr. : COMM
2
Start of a millennium : ONEAD
3
Press conference activity : QANDA
4
Like the artist Rubens : FLEMISH
5
Actress Taylor : LILI
6
Concern of optométrie : OEIL
7
100 dinars : RIAL
8
Years in Hadrian's reign : ANNI
9
Ad infinitum : ONANDON
10
Beats : PULSATES
11
Half of a 1955 merger : CIO
12
Name in 1995 news : ITO
13
Kitchen amt. : TSP
18
Links locale : DELI
21
Like a mama's boy? : OEDIPAL
24
College near Palo Alto : MENLO
25
Castilian hero : ELCID
26
Olympic racers : SLEDS
28
Dried up : WIZENED
29
"___ sure you know..." : ASIM
30
Defeat again, in a way : REPIN
32
French-speaking locale : GABON
33
Dress with a flare : ALINE
34
Woodwind section : OBOES
36
Often : MUCH
38
When "To be or not to be" is recited : ACTTHREE
42
Least profane : HOLIEST
43
One way to be bound : LEGALLY
47
See 14-Across : ROLL
50
Certifies : AVERS
51
Some races : TENKS
53
They're coming out : DEBS
54
Firm head : EXEC
55
March Madness org. : NCAA
56
Living ___ : HELL
57
Warehouse : STOW
58
Concern of optometría : OJO
59
Barbarian : HUN
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A lot of junk mail : ADS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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