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New York Times, Friday, September 3, 1999

Complete supply of paper and office things

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times9/3/99 ( No. 18,196 )

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Across
1
Four-time Super Bowl QB : BRADSHAW
9
Double: Prefix : DIPLO
14
Austin Powers catchphrase : OHBEHAVE
15
1997 Nicolas Cage nail-biter : CONAIR
16
Prevaricate : TELLALIE
17
Nobel of the Nobel Prizes : ALFRED
18
Old Richmond-based org. : CSA
19
Complete supply of paper and office things : DESKFUL
21
Riley's "___ Sit in the Silence" : ASI
22
Smart : HURT
24
Fantails and others : DEERS
25
Vote in Verdun : NON
26
Trickle (through) : SEEP
28
Cousin of a snicker : SNEER
30
Sites of many divisions : OVA
31
End of many addresses : COM
33
"Hello ___" (old comedy intro) : DERE
34
Occupational suffix : IER
35
Name of three English kings : RICHARD
39
Bill's partner : HILLARY
41
Wagner soprano : EVA
42
Manners? : CREW
44
Classified abbr. : EEO
45
___ Peres, Mo. : DES
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Development developments : HOMES
48
Big name in 50's TV : DESI
51
___ La La (1965 hit) : SHA
52
Estragon expected him : GODOT
54
Cream puff : WIMP
56
Almond : TAN
57
Emit : SENDOUT
59
That, south of the border : ESO
60
Votary : ADORER
62
Scheming secretly (with) : INLEAGUE
64
Transfixes : RIVETS
65
Newborn birds, e.g. : NESTLERS
66
Cracks, in a sense : STABS
67
Iowa's senior Senator : GRASSLEY
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Muck up : BOTCH
2
Monkey with a silky coat : RHESUS
3
Like some bands : ABLARE
4
State on a bay: Abbr. : DEL
5
Skipjack herring, e.g. : SHAD
6
Compelled to go : HALED
7
Some rentals : AVISES
8
Something much looked forward to : WEEKEND
9
Sweetie pie : DOLL
10
Like Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony : INF
11
Fear : PARANOIA
12
Covers : LIESOVER
13
Not worthy of comment : ORDINARY
15
Informal talk : CAUSERIE
20
F.B.I. director after Sessions : FREEH
23
Carnegie ___ (noted name in engineering) : TECH
27
Steal : POACH
29
Ushered again : RELED
32
Classic PBS name : MRROGERS
35
Suns with low surface temperatures : REDSTARS
36
"That's enough!" : IVEHADIT
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"History of My Life" autobiographer : CASANOVA
38
Imp : DEMON
40
Film pioneer Marcus : LOEW
43
Promising time : WEDDING
47
53-Down native : SOONER
49
"Dirty Harry" director Don : SIEGEL
50
"Undoubtedly" : IMSURE
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Where about 400,000 47-Downs live : TULSA
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Odes and such : POESY
57
Designer works : SETS
58
Asian celebrations : TETS
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Johnny ___ : REB
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TV's Bundy and others : ALS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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