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New York Times, Friday, August 1, 1997

Wolf's give-away in "Little Red Riding Hood"

Author:
Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times8/1/97 ( No. 17,433 )
Across
1
Taps : LIGHTSOUT
10
With 15-Across, linguini topping : CLAM
14
Connecting flight? : STAIRCASE
15
See 10-Across : SAUCE
16
Questioned, in a way : DEBRIEFED
17
Kin of hyper- : ULTRA
18
Could tell : SENSED
19
Milk : BLEED
20
Charge : ACCUSE
23
Old World evergreens : YEWS
25
Bottom : FOOT
26
Like loggers' boots : HOBNAILED
31
River at Rennes : ILLE
32
Just above normal, in a sense : NINETYNINE
33
"Hold On Tight" group : ELO
34
Wolf's give-away in "Little Red Riding Hood" : BIGEARS
35
Good name for a cook? : STU
36
It's north of Liverpool : LANCASHIRE
38
Auditory : OTIC
39
Launders, in a way : DRYCLEANS
40
Title for Marquette : PERE
41
Picnic hamperer : RAIN
42
Tied up : EVENED
44
Venomous snake : KRAIT
47
Compulsive : DRIVEN
50
Western based on a Louis L'Amour story : HONDO
51
Tears : LACERATES
55
Mayflower Compact signer : ALDEN
56
Summaries : OVERVIEWS
57
Immediate : NEAR
58
Occidental tourist? : WESTERNER
Down
1
Trip instigator : LSD
2
Mineral suffix : ITE
3
Run up the phone bill : GAB
4
Bewhiskered : HIRSUTE
5
Essays : TRIES
6
Clip component : SCENE
7
Galoots : OAFS
8
Certain plaintiff, at law : USEE
9
Toys since 1902 : TEDDYBEARS
10
Touches base, so to speak : CALLSIN
11
Fretted instrument : LUTE
12
Israeli seaport : ACRE
13
Drink for Robin Hood : MEAD
15
Tubes : SUBWAYS
20
Off course : AFIELD
21
Place for an unwanted ring? : COLLAR
22
Artist's place, perhaps : COLONY
24
Between: Fr. : ENTRE
26
Everywhere : HIGHANDLOW
27
This comes before a million : ONEIN
28
"Hey!" : LISTEN
29
Undivided : ENTIRE
30
Mild expletive : DEUCED
32
Some Asian-Americans : NISEI
34
Largest lake in central Europe : BALATON
37
Much-covered R.&B. song : CCRIDER
38
Kind of market : OPENAIR
42
Turn outward : EVERT
43
Dash : VERVE
44
Tribal chief : KHAN
45
Cameo, maybe : ROLE
46
Lick ___ promise : ANDA
48
Wild party : RAVE
49
Clinches : ICES
52
Royal flush necessity : TEN
53
Kind of neck : EWE
54
Former Union member: Abbr. : SSR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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