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New York Times, Wednesday, August 16, 2000

43-Down : Work of 1599

Author:
David Levinson Wilk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Levinson Wilk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Wilk.
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U
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V
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© 2000, The New York Times8/16/00 ( No. 18,544 )
Across
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Rice, e.g.: Abbr. : UNIV
5
Category under "race," maybe : OTHER
10
"That's gross!" : UGH
13
Book with legends : ATLAS
15
Russell of "Gladiator" : CROWE
16
Second Amendment rights grp. : NRA
17
With 36- and 57-Across, an old dramatist's motto? : WHERETHERES
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It's measured in MB : RAM
20
Pupils' surroundings : IRISES
21
Buzzing with excitement : ABOIL
23
Light into : ASSAIL
26
Like some sandwich bags : SEALABLE
28
Work of 1606 : MACBETH
30
Urgent request : BEHEST
31
Ph.D. hurdles : ORALS
32
Northeastern Indians : ERIES
35
Word after going or flat : RATE
36
See 17-Across : AWILL
37
Cold, to Conchita : FRIA
41
Truffles et al. : FUNGI
42
Creature under a bridge : TROLL
43
Mr. Munster, of 60's TV : HERMAN
47
Work of 1604 : OTHELLO
49
Did : EXECUTED
52
End of a blackmail letter : ORELSE
53
Sherpa's home : NEPAL
54
Brinks : VERGES
56
Nutrition inits. : RDA
57
See 17-Across : THERESAPLAY
62
Jr. and sr. : YRS
63
Goofed : ERRED
64
Photographer Arbus : DIANE
65
Port vessel : VAT
66
Roll-tops : DESKS
67
Historic caravel : NINA
Down
1
Detroit org. : UAW
2
Mathematician's number : NTH
3
Elba, e.g., to Napoléon : ILE
4
Like some manufacturing costs : VARIABLE
5
Publisher Adolph : OCHS
6
Feller's targets : TREES
7
Simple basketball game : HORSE
8
Farm female : EWE
9
Some Realtors' deals : RESALES
10
Get ready to shower : UNROBE
11
Objects of quests : GRAILS
12
Work of 1604 : HAMLET
14
One thing after another : SERIES
18
Fight like a knight : TILT
22
Dickens cry : BAH
23
Boy with a bow : AMOR
24
F.D.R.'s mother : SARA
25
Improvise, in a way : SCAT
27
Brother of Seth : ABEL
29
Axed : HEWN
33
Tractor-trailer : RIG
34
Of the hipbone: Prefix : ILIO
36
Polly, to Tom : AUNT
37
"Wheel of Fortune" bonus : FREESPIN
38
Craps play : ROLL
39
Social problems : ILLS
40
Facial tissue additive : ALOE
41
Didn't serve well : FAULTED
42
Screw feature : THREAD
43
Work of 1599 : HENRYV
44
Curved bench : EXEDRA
45
Meal : REPAST
46
Elton John's longtime label : MCA
48
Duds : TOGS
50
Tinker's target : EVERS
51
The "10" in "10" : DEREK
55
Cold war foe : REDS
58
Maximilian's realm: Abbr. : HRE
59
"Love Story" composer Francis : LAI
60
Writer Beattie : ANN
61
"___, verily" : YEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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