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NY Times, Sun, Jun 28, 1998 Diagramless

Author:
Ed Early
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: 68, Blocks: 125
Notepad: This diagramless is 17 squares wide by 17 squares deep and has left/right
symmetry.
1-Across begins in the 3rd square of the top row.
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© 1998, The New York Times
Across
1
Old Russian despot : TSAR
5
Amontillado container : CASK
9
Hand over : CONSIGN
12
Made raucous noise : BLATTED
15
Nobelist France : ANATOLE
16
Continental, e.g. : AIRLINE
17
Scolded : BERATED
18
Moderately slow tempo : ANDANTE
19
With 20-Across, the theme of this puzzle, with "The" : LION
20
See 19-Across : KING
21
Point on a diamond? : RUN
22
Posed : SAT
23
Homes : ABODES
27
Unit of 19- and 20-Across : CEL
30
Like picnic wear : CASUAL
35
"___-da" : LADI
36
___ polloi : HOI
37
Loyal : TRUE
38
Spectrum generator : PRISM
40
Struggles : DINTS
42
Reveille producer : BUGLE
43
Melodic : TUNEFUL
45
Stocked up : HOARDED
47
Famed Italian arts patron : MEDICI
48
Patisserie delicacy : ECLAIR
49
Kyoto bread : YEN
50
Brace : TWO
51
Process used in 19- and 20-Across : ANIMATION
57
Heading on a Father's Day card : TODAD
58
Main character in 19- and 20-Across : SIMBA
59
Tough tests : ORALS
60
Chemical ending : ENE
Down
1
Dial ___ : TONE
2
Hair tangle : SNARL
3
"Blue Skies" star : ASTAIRE
4
Fall-down-laughing funny : RIOTOUS
5
Kind of arrest : CARDIAC
6
Braves' home : ATLANTA
7
Confidence game : STING
8
"Mild-mannered" reporter : KENT
9
Taxi : CAB
10
Senator/astronaut : GLENN
11
Composer Rorem : NED
12
Barnyard sound : BAA
13
Golf course : LINKS
14
Scenic Scottish river : DEE
23
Monte Leone, e.g. : ALP
24
QB Starr : BART
25
Discredit : ODIUM
26
With 31-Down, producer of 19- and 20-Across : DISNEY
27
Hot stuff : CHILI
28
Ages and ages : EON
29
Supple : LITHE
31
See 26-Down : STUDIO
32
Proponent : URGER
33
Part of a New Year's Eve song : AULD
34
___ jeans : LEE
39
Euripides tragedy : MEDEA
40
French nobleman : DUC
41
Assn. : SOC
42
Muscles : BRAWN
44
Twain name : FINN
46
Quartet member : ALTO
52
"Wishing won't make ___" : ITSO
53
Fabric with a wavelike look : MOIRE
54
Hyper? : ADMAN
55
Delay : TABLE
56
Lupino and others : IDAS
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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