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New York Times, Thursday, August 12, 1999

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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C
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0812 ( 18,174 )
Across
1
Lookout point : CRAG
5
Car protector : BRA
8
Candidate for a psych ward : SICKO
13
Memorable 1989 hurricane : HUGO
14
One makes one Trigger happy : OAT
15
Grosset's partner in publishing : DUNLAP
16
Jungle creature : ANACONDA
18
Delineate again : REDEFINE
19
___ boy : MAMAS
20
Meantime : INTERIM
22
Chapter 11 filers : OWERS
23
Wise : ADVISABLE
26
"You are too" response : IAMNOT
27
Some workers : ANTS
28
NATO refusal : NEIN
29
Dict. listing : SYN
30
Ex-Bosoxer Petrocelli : RICO
31
It may be hard for one person to carry : SECRET
33
Hint to filling in four squares in this puzzle : TELEPHONE
35
Popular Tonka toys : GOBOTS
38
Time and time again : EONS
39
Greetings : HIS
42
Brown hue : ECRU
43
Cut ___ : ARUG
44
Summer treat : CONE
45
Old dental supply : LAUGHINGGAS
48
Pioneer in Surrealism : ERNST
49
Go over again : ITERATE
50
Smock : LABCOAT
51
Early explorer of Florida : DESOTO
53
How things are seen : OCULARLY
55
Relatives of Siberians : ALEUTS
56
Norma Webster's middle name : RAE
57
Uphold : KEEP
58
Squalid : DIRTY
59
Place that's 58-Across : STY
60
European tongue : ERSE
Down
1
Soft leather : CHAMOIS
2
Flee : RUNAWAY
3
Trojan War chief : AGAMEMNON
4
Racer : GOCART
5
French word of approval : BON
6
Glow : RADIANCE
7
People good at making connections : ATANDTOPERATORS
8
Court figures : SUERS
9
Violating orders : INDEFIANCE
10
Hillary, for one : CLIMBER
11
Mo. neighbor : KAN
12
Unseal : OPE
15
German number : DREI
17
W.W. II org. : OSS
21
Sets : TVS
24
Become prone : LIE
25
Suffix with insist : ENT
27
Isn't doing well : AILS
30
Part of A.A.R.P.: Abbr. : RET
31
Lay : SONG
32
Lt.'s inferior : ENS
33
Bravely endure : TOUGHITOUT
34
Declawed manx, e.g. : HOUSECAT
35
Coalesce : GEL
36
Mozart's "L'___ del Cairo" : OCA
37
Bouncer type : BRUISER
39
Medal giver : HONORER
40
Where to find pitchers? : INSALES
41
Do printer's work : SETTYPE
43
Muslim title : AGA
44
Seafood delicacy : CRABCAKE
46
All meshed up? : NETTY
47
___ point (certain stitch) : GROS
48
Wing : ELL
51
Pop : DAD
52
___ Lilly & Co. : ELI
54
180 degree turn, in slang : UEY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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