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New York Times, Wednesday, August 7, 1996

Last word of "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow"

Author:
B. E. Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Quigley.
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© 1996, The New York Times8/7/96 ( No. 17,074 )
Across
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Oreo's center : CREME
6
Dotty : GAGA
10
Karate school : DOJO
14
Boring tool : AUGER
15
Share a side with : ABUT
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Israeli airline : ELAL
17
"The Cloister and the Hearth" author : READE
18
Kind of stockings : MESH
19
Auto brand : MAKE
20
1986 Robert Palmer hit : ADDICTEDTOLOVE
23
Midpoint: Abbr. : CTR
24
Filth : SMUT
25
Definitely, south of the border : SISI
28
"Ich bin ___ Berliner" : EIN
31
Asylum seeker : EMIGRE
35
"Moneyline" channel : CNN
36
Blaupunkt product : RADIO
38
Yard pests : MOLES
39
Popular education aid : HOOKEDONPHONICS
42
Cellular phones lack them : WIRES
43
Kind of gloves : LATEX
44
___ good deed : DOA
45
Heads-up notices : ALERTS
47
Agcy. for retirees : SSA
48
Last word of "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow" : DENY
49
Bombard : PELT
51
Caviar : ROE
53
End of a classic Eubie Blake title : WILDABOUTHARRY
60
Hump-shouldered bovine : ZEBU
61
Bamboozles : CONS
62
Parting word : ADIEU
63
___-contra : IRAN
64
Pants part : KNEE
65
Kidney-related : RENAL
66
Become attentive, with "up" : PERK
67
Scorch : SEAR
68
It's just over a foot : ANKLE
Down
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Irene of "Fame" : CARA
2
Felt sorry about : RUED
3
"Holy moly!" : EGAD
4
Italian dynasty name : MEDICI
5
Upright : ERECT
6
Willing : GAME
7
Not up : ABED
8
Storm winds : GUSTS
9
Not out : ATHOME
10
Military punishment : DEMOTION
11
Norwegian king until 1991 : OLAV
12
Senator in space ___ Garn : JAKE
13
Matador's cheer : OLE
21
Word with "water" or "the boards" : TREAD
22
Oaf : LUMMOX
25
Pronunciation symbol : SCHWA
26
How sardines are packed : INOIL
27
Saw wood : SNORE
29
Screen favorite : IDOL
30
Hirschfeld's hidings : NINAS
32
Move effortlessly : GLIDE
33
Scouting mission : RECON
34
Susan Sontag piece : ESSAY
36
Refreshed : RESTED
37
Decides : OPTS
40
Dropping sound : KERPLUNK
41
Courage : HEART
46
Casual pants : SLACKS
48
Anesthetize : DEADEN
50
Steak type : TBONE
52
Mitchell belle : OHARA
53
"___ Off to See the Wizard" : WERE
54
Bridge support : IBAR
55
Readily draftable : ONEA
56
Ultimate buyer : USER
57
Winter Olympics venue : RINK
58
Bona fide : REAL
59
Gift-giving time : YULE
60
Fast speed : ZIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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