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New York Times, Saturday, September 6, 1997

Song title words before "Be" or "Ride"

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQY} This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times9/6/97 ( No. 17,469 )
Across
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Accessories for sweaters? : HEADBANDS
10
"Valley Girl" singer-songwriter : ZAPPA
15
Atonement : EXPIATION
16
"Little Darlings" actress : ONEAL
17
Some shooting stars? : PAPARAZZI
18
Lord's worker : LIEGE
19
Antismoking grp. : AMA
20
Lady Macbeth, on occasion : SLEEPWALKER
22
Cultivate : TILL
24
Jagged : EROSE
25
Pants part : SEAT
26
Miniharbor : INLET
28
Kind of rock : FOLK
30
Hosp. employees : RNS
31
Sports baskets : CESTAS
33
Max, so to speak : FULLEST
35
Lodges : INNS
37
Minor, maybe : TEEN
38
Ancient Syrian : HITTITE
41
Like corduroy : RIDGED
45
Storage spot : BIN
46
Aqueduct, e.g. : OVAL
47
Toward the Rio Bravo, to a mejicano : NORTE
48
Gulf east of Djibouti : ADEN
50
Six-time U.S. Open champ : EVERT
53
In order : NEAT
54
Sale result, sometimes : TAXABLEGAIN
57
Soul, to Sartre : AME
58
Still in the game : ALIVE
59
National hero of Argentina : SANMARTIN
61
Lace's end : AGLET
62
Developing : INCIPIENT
63
"Joy to the World" and others : NOELS
64
Utmost : NTHDEGREE
Down
1
Of the liver : HEPATIC
2
Go over : EXAMINE
3
Causes consternation : APPALLS
4
A day in Durango : DIA
5
Blocks : BARS
6
Swift's "___ of a Tub" : ATALE
7
"My Life in Court" author Louis : NIZER
8
Nod : DOZEOFF
9
Removes, as for a scrapbook : SNIPSOUT
10
"Thérèse Raquin" novelist : ZOLA
11
Indigo-yielding shrubs : ANILS
12
Surprise spoilers, maybe : PEEKERS
13
Show : PAGEANT
14
Advises : ALERTS
21
Peter of "RoboCop" : WELLER
23
Song title words before "Be" or "Ride" : LETIT
27
So much, to Solti : TANTO
29
Prominent fashion name : KLEIN
32
Whine : SNIVEL
34
Conclude with : ENDON
36
Causes to collapse : STAVESIN
38
Spanish nobleman : HIDALGO
39
Like the Congo's Mobutu Sese Seko : INEXILE
40
Courtly : ELEGANT
42
Word before many city names : GREATER
43
Loosely woven cotton : ETAMINE
44
Reduced hostilities : DETENTE
45
1943 Robert Taylor film : BATAAN
49
Central point : NAVEL
51
"Dallas" setting : RANCH
52
Indecisive : TIMID
55
They may all be off : BETS
56
Neck part : NAPE
60
Semi : RIG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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