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New York Times, Wednesday, September 2, 1998

Part of Zemeckis's Best Director speech for "Forrest Gump"?

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Hartman.
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© 1998, The New York Times9/2/98 ( No. 17,830 )

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Across
1
"You go ___" : AHEAD
6
Sioux warrior's trophy : SCALP
11
Hit with a ray gun : ZAP
14
Ellerbee or Evans : LINDA
15
Collection of brains : MENSA
16
Coach Parseghian : ARA
17
Toy bear given by a fan of singer Arnold? : TEDDYTOEDDY
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Just out : NEW
20
Bear, in Barcelona : OSO
21
Garb : TOGS
22
Neptune's realm : OCEAN
24
Low in the lea : MOO
25
Square dancer's tie : BOLO
27
Part of Zemeckis's Best Director speech for "Forrest Gump"? : THANKSTOHANKS
33
Kind of football : ARENA
34
"Buddenbrooks" novelist : MANN
35
Duo in a score : TENS
37
"Harvey" hero Elwood P. ___ : DOWD
38
Indy champ Andretti : MARIO
39
Bring up : REAR
40
Plaintiff : SUER
41
"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
42
The end : FINIS
43
Attend an out-of-town "Boléro" performance? : TRAVELTORAVEL
46
What X may represent : KISS
47
Big name in bandages : ACE
48
Death's partner? : TAXES
51
"The Last Days of Pompeii" heroine : IONE
53
Harem chamber : ODA
56
Part of H.M.S. : HER
57
Treats linemen's injuries? : TENDSTOENDS
61
___ pro nobis : ORA
62
Sign of spring : ARIES
63
Monster : FREAK
64
Bean of the American frontier : ROY
65
Lively Latin dance : SALSA
66
Brawls : FRAYS
Down
1
Countertenor : ALTO
2
Rushes along : HIES
3
Prefix with skeleton : ENDO
4
Recipe word : ADD
5
Auto race place : DAYTONA
6
Urban blight : SMOG
7
So-so grades : CEES
8
So-so link : AND
9
Trip promoter? : LSD
10
Bribery of a sort : PAYOLA
11
Novelist Grey : ZANE
12
Square footage : AREA
13
En passant capture : PAWN
18
Captured : TOOK
23
Make ingeniously : CONTRIVE
24
Magician of the comics : MANDRAKE
25
Mackerel cousin : BONITO
26
"Not again!" : OHNO
27
Rainbow ___ : TROUT
28
Paul Bunyan, at times : HEWER
29
Some pizza orders : SMALLS
30
Picture card? : TAROT
31
Nancy Drew's creator : KEENE
32
Aquarium scavenger : SNAIL
33
Consumer Reports lack : ADS
36
A.A.R.P. members : SRS
38
West and Clarke : MAES
42
National anthem follower, at times : FACEOFF
44
Outlooks : VISTAS
45
Sound off : RANT
48
Hammer-hurling god : THOR
49
Space starter : AERO
50
Inside shot? : XRAY
51
Day to remember : IDES
52
Greek peak : OSSA
53
Draft status : ONEA
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Make-or-break time : DDAY
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Responds à la "Jeopardy!" : ASKS
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Victorian ___ : ERA
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Zip : NIL
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Miscalculate : ERR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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