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New York Times, Wednesday, September 23, 1998

Author:
Michael S. Maurer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael S. Maurer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Z} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0923 ( 17,851 )

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Across
1
Cross a shallow creek : WADE
5
Instituteur's place : ECOLE
10
Not nigh : AFAR
14
Toward shelter : ALEE
15
Pyle of Mayberry : GOMER
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___ Raton, Fla. : BOCA
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Part 1 of a quip : IFCLEOPATRASAID
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___ Schwarz : FAO
21
Encumbrances : LIENS
22
Neuters, as a horse : GELDS
23
Part of T.G.I.F. : ITS
24
Take in : CON
25
Quip, part 2 : YESTOMARCANTONY
34
Like a bucket in an old song : OAKEN
35
Dunce : BOOBY
36
River inlet : RIA
37
.035 ounce : GRAM
38
Basketball boo-boos : FOULS
39
Flight ratio : MACH
40
A.B.A. member : ATT
41
They may be served with caviar : BLINI
42
Printing process, briefly : LITHO
43
Quip, part 3 : SHEWOULDCEASETO
46
Blow away : AWE
47
Morrow of "The Bad News Bears" : VIC
48
Valuable violin : AMATI
51
Like Audubon's interests : AVIAN
54
Scale notes : FAS
57
End of the quip : BEQUEENOFDENILE
60
Common Market money : ECUS
61
Biscotto flavoring : ANISE
62
Sophocles tragedy : AJAX
63
Chiang Mai native : THAI
64
Foofaraws : TODOS
65
Like microbes : TINY
Down
1
Stray animal : WAIF
2
A, in communications : ALFA
3
Retro art style : DECO
4
Bioelectric swimmer : EEL
5
Madame Bovary's problem : EGOISM
6
Manage : COPE
7
Arabian Sea nation : OMAN
8
Doesn't disallow : LETS
9
Act human : ERR
10
Heading on a roll book : ABSENT
11
Stable newcomer : FOAL
12
Etcher's need : ACID
13
X-ray units : RADS
18
John of rock : ELTON
19
Prolonged pain : AGONY
23
Particular : ITEM
24
Yellow fleet : CABS
25
Hindu disciplines : YOGAS
26
Superman's adopted home : EARTH
27
Pointy-snouted fish : SKATE
28
Bubbling : ABOIL
29
Pugilistic period : ROUND
30
Infant's woe : COLIC
31
Hold the floor : ORATE
32
Not, in Nuremberg : NICHT
33
Whoop : YAHOO
38
Chimney channel : FLUE
39
Catchall category: Abbr. : MISC
41
___ State (Arkansas nickname) : BOWIE
42
"Rawhide" singer : LAINE
44
60's dance : WATUSI
45
Skirts : EVADES
48
Help a hood : ABET
49
Kind of engr. : MECH
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___-lung : AQUA
51
Part of A.D. : ANNO
52
Empty : VOID
53
Assuming that's true : IFSO
54
South Pacific republic : FIJI
55
Lawyer Dershowitz : ALAN
56
Voluptuous : SEXY
58
Polish off : EAT
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Insurrectionist Turner : NAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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