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New York Times, Saturday, August 28, 1999

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 Scrabble average: 1.92 This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0828 ( 18,190 )

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Across
1
Half of a hip-hop duo : DJJAZZYJEFF
12
Stat : PDQ
15
1978 #1 hit for Anne Murray : YOUNEEDEDME
16
First Lady before Eleanor : LOU
17
Bid, perhaps : NODONESHEAD
18
Author Winslow : OLA
19
Doesn't go on : ENDS
20
One way to be accused : UNJUSTLY
22
Remedies : HEALS
26
W.W. II agency : OPA
27
Make tracks? : SKI
29
Haberdashery offering : TIEBAR
32
Not elite : PICA
36
Discourses : PERORATES
38
Site of Brookhaven National Laboratory : UPTON
39
Picks up, in a way : ANSWERSTHEPHONE
41
Round : CYCLE
42
Folk song that was a 1958 #1 hit : TOMDOOLEY
43
California tribe that died out in 1916 : YAHI
44
Entered : GONEIN
45
It may be used for highlighting : DYE
46
Sign of a smash : SRO
48
1992 Pulitzer historian Mark ___ Jr. : NEELY
50
"Really?" : ISTHATSO
55
Golfer Isao : AOKI
58
See 54-Down : BAR
59
Hardtack : SHIPBISCUIT
63
9-Down resident : EVE
64
Stop working in Saltillo, perhaps : TAKEASIESTA
65
Cowpunch's moniker : TEX
66
"The Puzzled Heart" mystery novelist : AMANDACROSS
Down
1
.00001 newton : DYNE
2
"Benny & ___" (1993 romance) : JOON
3
"I'm Not Rappaport" Tony winner : JUDDHIRSCH
4
What one may win by : ANOSE
5
Means to self-awareness : ZEN
6
Zuyder ___ : ZEE
7
Rod divs. : YDS
8
Biblical king who destroyed the worshipers of Baal : JEHU
9
See 63-Across : EDEN
10
Key of Beethoven's Sixth : FMAJOR
11
Disgusted : FEDUP
12
Novelist's need : PLOT
13
Tot's tote : DOLL
14
Landing : QUAY
21
Plato called her "the tenth Muse" : SAPPHO
23
Rodgers and Hart song "___ in the Park" : ATREE
24
Fable creator : LIAR
25
Commences : SETSTO
27
In la-la land : SPACY
28
Mount ___, second-highest mountain in Africa : KENYA
30
Back at the track : BETON
31
Trash collectors : ASHMEN
33
"See!" : ITOLDYOUSO
34
Rabbit fur : CONEY
35
Keep ___ on : ANEYE
37
Wise : OWLISH
38
Barely winning : UPONE
40
1982 Plimpton best seller : EDIE
44
The Big Apple : GOTHAM
47
Bob Marley, e.g. : RASTA
49
Skater, before hitting the ice : LACER
50
Skeptical words : IBET
51
Barring : SAVE
52
"The Lost World" menace : TREX
53
Endangered Asian deer : SIKA
54
With 58-Across, a reception feature : OPEN
56
Salespeople's handouts : KITS
57
"Take ___ a sign" : ITAS
60
Scolding word : BAD
61
"There ___ tide..." : ISA
62
Quotation addition : SIC

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

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