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New York Times, Wednesday, August 13, 1997

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0813 ( 17,445 )

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Across
1
1958 Elvis song : DONT
5
With 10-Across, 1957 Elvis song : TEDDY
10
See 5-Across : BEAR
14
Personal prefix : IDIO
15
"Dallas" matriarch : ELLIE
16
He sang about Alice : ARLO
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Somewhat, musically : POCO
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Rey's mate : REINA
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Part of N.B. : NOTA
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1962 Elvis song : RETURNTOSENDER
23
Dedicatory phrase : TOA
24
Equals : PEERS
25
"Little ___" (1961 Elvis song) : SISTER
29
Man of La Mancha : SENOR
32
Sleuthing dog : ASTA
33
Room at the top : ATTIC
34
Health club : SPA
37
1956 Elvis song : HEARTBREAKHOTEL
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Trouser half : LEG
42
Hotel posting : RATES
43
In apple-pie order : NEAT
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Attuned : KEYED
45
1969 Elvis movie : CHARRO
47
Yellow-fever mosquito : AEDES
50
Carpet cleaner, for short : VAC
51
1956 Elvis song : BLUESUEDESHOES
58
Mideast's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
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Lightened one's billfold : SPENT
60
Official proceedings : ACTA
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VHS alternative : BETA
63
Actor Williamson : NICOL
64
Sting operation : TRAP
65
Elvis's middle name : ARON
66
1964 Elvis song : ASKME
67
1976 Elvis song : HURT
Down
1
Short swim : DIP
2
What the nose knows : ODOR
3
"Treat Me ___" (1957 Elvis song) : NICE
4
Harbor alert : TOOT
5
Brat : TERROR
6
Actress Verdugo : ELENA
7
Advanced Eng. degree : DLIT
8
Pebbles's pet : DINO
9
Pro votes : YEAS
10
Full-width headline : BANNER
11
Wear away : ERODE
12
Take in or let out : ALTER
13
Crowd noises : ROARS
21
Shoshonean : UTE
22
Significant time : EPOCH
25
Satirical Mort : SAHL
26
Words of understanding : ISEE
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Daddy deer : STAG
28
Pitch : TAR
29
Charger : STEED
30
Hellenic vowels : ETAS
31
Beat ending : NIK
33
Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Suffix with hip : STER
35
Fruit baked in wine : PEAR
36
Countertenor : ALTO
38
Long lock : TRESS
39
Airplane compartment : BAY
40
"Puppet ___ String" (1965 Elvis song) : ONA
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Ed Wynn's son : KEENAN
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Dungeons & Dragons locale : CASTLE
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F.D.R.'s predecessor : HCH
47
Addis ___ : ABABA
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Cain vis-a-vis Abel : ELDER
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Because of : DUETO
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Snake spit : VENOM
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Annapolis inits. : USNA
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Prot. denomination : EPIS
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Flatten : DECK
55
Scout recitation : OATH
56
Stocking shade : ECRU
57
"Flaming ___" (1960 Elvis movie) : STAR
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Likely : APT

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

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