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New York Times, Tuesday, September 29, 1998

Author:
Thomas W. Schier
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Thomas W. Schier

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QVX} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Schier. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0929 ( 17,857 )
Across
1
Flashlight's projection : BEAM
5
Bus. get-together : MTG
8
Adjust on the timeline : REDATE
14
With 2-Down, "My People" author : ABBA
15
Pacific battle site, in brief : IWO
16
Fromm and Remarque : ERICHS
17
Australian ranch hand : JACKAROO
19
Lunatics : MADMEN
20
Pyrenees nation : ANDORRA
21
Pretty marble : CATSEYE
22
Showy parrot : COCKATOO
24
Chinese food additive : MSG
27
Dali or Corot : ARTIST
28
Mass robe : ALB
31
Needed liniment : ACHED
33
Tot's game : PEEKABOO
36
Braincases : CRANIA
38
Connect via phone : DIALIN
39
Leaping marsupial : KANGAROO
42
Pacific island nation : NAURU
43
Workout facility : SPA
44
Tax on imports : TARIFF
47
Certain M.I.T. grads : EES
48
Cowboy : BUCKAROO
50
In its entirety : TOTALLY
53
Austrian Alpine pass : ARLBERG
58
Where 26-Down is : AFRICA
59
Algonquian Indian : KICKAPOO
60
Donut coatings : GLAZES
61
Drink on draft : ALE
62
Peru's capital : LIMA
63
"Murder Must Advertise" writer Dorothy : SAYERS
64
Tripper's turn-on : LSD
65
Like some drinks : ICED
Down
1
Mexicali locale, for short : BAJA
2
See 14-Across : EBAN
3
Alphabetical start : ABCD
4
Shark variety : MAKO
5
Medicine chest door, usually : MIRROR
6
Having one intermission : TWOACT
7
Baby syllable : GOO
8
Did a framer's job : REMATTED
9
Sappho's Muse : ERATO
10
Child's reply to a taunt : DIDSO
11
Highest point : ACME
12
Unnamed ones : THEY
13
Feudal worker : ESNE
18
Los Angeles suburb : ARCADIA
21
Job for Holmes : CASE
23
Laotian money : KIP
24
Baseball's Connie and others : MACKS
25
Dump into a Dumpster : SCRAP
26
Lake Volta's country : GHANA
28
Once in ___ moon : ABLUE
29
River through Tours : LOIRE
30
Year-end check, maybe : BONUS
32
Our lang. : ENG
34
Relations : KINFOLK
35
Motorists' org. : AAA
37
Where nudes may be sketched : ARTCLASS
40
Tasting like certain wood : OAKY
41
Man-mouse connector : ORA
45
Certain letter-shaped tracks : IRAILS
46
Involuntary, as a landing : FORCED
48
Pool table fabric : BAIZE
49
Gastric woe : ULCER
50
Makes "it" : TAGS
51
"Man ___ Mancha" : OFLA
52
Caterer's carrier : TRAY
54
"Road" picture destination : BALI
55
Colossal : EPIC
56
City on seven hills : ROME
57
Prod : GOAD
59
___ Kan (pet food brand) : KAL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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