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New York Times, Monday, September 22, 1997

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0922 ( 17,485 )
Across
1
Separate, as flour or ashes : SIFT
5
Forum language : LATIN
10
Paul Bunyan's ox : BABE
14
Doughnut's middle : HOLE
15
Primitive calculators : ABACI
16
Military no-show : AWOL
17
Bit of physics : ATOM
18
"Dear friend!" : MYMAN
19
Door sound : SLAM
20
Overjoyed : HAPPYASALARK
23
April 15 initials : IRS
24
Paper purchases : REAMS
28
Egg-rolling time : EASTER
32
Reddish-brown horse : CHESTNUT
35
Copper, e.g. : METAL
36
Greeting at sea : AHOY
37
Hush-hush govt. group : NSA
38
Highly pleased with oneself : PROUDASAPEACOCK
42
Afternoon hour on a sundial : III
43
Info : DOPE
44
Country singer Crystal : GAYLE
45
Garbage-marauding critters : RACCOONS
48
Present and future, e.g. : TENSES
49
Borden's cow : ELSIE
50
Forbid : BAN
51
Bonkers : CRAZYASALOON
59
Opposite of all : NONE
62
Perch : ROOST
63
"___ to leap tall buildings..." : ABLE
64
Skunk's defense : ODOR
65
TV duo Kate and ___ : ALLIE
66
Carbonated drink : SODA
67
Overhaul : REDO
68
Bread maker : BAKER
69
Trial balloon : TEST
Down
1
Mideast ruler of years past : SHAH
2
Small amount : IOTA
3
Dud : FLOP
4
Office fill-in : TEMP
5
Actress Hedy : LAMARR
6
Vast chasm : ABYSS
7
Novelist Janowitz : TAMA
8
Suffix with poet : ICAL
9
One of Columbus's ships : NINA
10
Two-pointer : BASKET
11
Cobbler's tool : AWL
12
Feathered stole : BOA
13
Shade tree : ELM
21
Submit : YIELD
22
Four Monopoly properties: Abbr. : RRS
25
Pesters : ANNOYS
26
Biceps, e.g. : MUSCLE
27
Belmont ___ : STAKES
28
Sovereign's domain : EMPIRE
29
Antenna : AERIAL
30
Zeno and others : STOICS
31
Fraternity "T" : TAU
32
Cowboy's wear : CHAPS
33
Aspiration : HOPE
34
Hurricane's center : EYE
36
"Unto us ___ is given" : ASON
39
Fuss : ADO
40
60's rocket stage : AGENA
41
Soup container : CAN
46
Roman orator : CICERO
47
Poet's preposition : OER
48
Sampler : TASTER
50
Count of jazz : BASIE
52
Lebanese, e.g. : ARAB
53
Defender of Dreyfus : ZOLA
54
Egg part : YOLK
55
Wear well : LAST
56
Mitch Miller's instrument : OBOE
57
The "O" in R.E.O. : OLDS
58
Peachy-keen : NEAT
59
Neither's partner : NOR
60
"___ to a Nightingale" : ODE
61
Doze (off) : NOD

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

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