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New York Times, Thursday, September 4, 1997

"Go Tell It on the Mountain" family name

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQW} This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Silvestri.
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© 1997, The New York Times9/4/97 ( No. 17,467 )
Across
1
Sitar music : RAGA
5
Gyro bread : PITA
9
Weight of a stone : CARAT
14
NATO member: Abbr. : ICEL
15
Dark horse : ROAN
16
Duck : EVADE
17
Buy everyone beers? : GETAROUND
19
Paint ingredient : LATEX
20
"Go Tell It on the Mountain" family name : GRIMES
21
Japanese seaport : KOBE
23
"Enough!" : STOPIT
25
Works on pumps, maybe : RESOLES
30
Historical trivia : DATES
32
Didn't shuffle : STRODE
33
Like most houses : EAVED
36
Change the fight card? : MOVEABOUT
38
"___ takers?" : ANY
39
Cheerleader's act : SPLIT
40
Fi leader : SCI
41
Omit the lettuce? : SKIPAHEAD
44
Dutch genre painter : STEEN
46
December ocean phenomenon : ELNINO
47
Colorado Governor Roy : ROMER
49
Beneficiary : LEGATEE
51
Meal : REPAST
54
Off. helper : ASST
56
Walk quietly : TIPTOE
58
"Sweeney Todd" prop : RAZOR
62
Join the cast? : TAKEAPART
64
Napoleon's punishment : EXILE
65
Hydrox alternative : OREO
66
Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
67
Things to worry over : BEADS
68
Henry VIII's VIth : PARR
69
It holds the line : REEL
Down
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Actress Diana : RIGG
2
Sampras and others : ACERS
3
"Savvy?" : GETIT
4
Apple-pie order : ALAMODE
5
Oktoberfest toast : PROSIT
6
Letters of credit : IOU
7
Kind of top : TANK
8
Legalese conjunction : ANDOR
9
Keyboard instrument : CELESTA
10
Prize televised on MTV : AVA
11
Cagney epithet : RAT
12
Suffix with some fruit names : ADE
13
Cowboy's moniker : TEX
18
Fix, as a sofa : REPAD
22
Assail : BESET
24
Fiesta Bowl site : TEMPE
26
Symbol of sovereignty : ORB
27
Relaxed : LOOSE
28
Draw out : EDUCE
29
Take hold : SETIN
31
Energy choice : SOLAR
33
Display stand : EASEL
34
Spat spot : ANKLE
35
In competition : VYING
37
King of old movies : VIDOR
39
Al Bundy sells them : SHOES
42
Daughter of Ingrid : PIA
43
Star in Scorpio : ANTARES
44
Photo tint : SEPIA
45
Hide seeker : TRAPPER
48
Temporary skylight? : METEOR
50
Bar, by law : ESTOP
52
Look and look and look : STARE
53
"Bewitched" singer, 1950 : TORME
55
Mitchell mansion : TARA
57
And others, in brief : ETAL
58
Yank's foe : REB
59
Dismiss : AXE
60
70's-80's Pakistani president : ZIA
61
Part of O.T. : OLD
63
Plop preceder : KER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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