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Patrick Berry
Patrick Berry

NY Times, Sun, Jul 11, 1999 Diagramless

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 18, Columns: 18, Words: 80, Blocks: 100, Across Lite
Notepad: This diagramless is 18 squares wide by 18 squares deep and has regular crossword symmetry. 1-Across begins in the first square of the top row.
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© 1999, The New York Times
Across
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Fellow name on a title page : COAUTHOR
9
Babies-to-be : EMBRYOS
16
Surmount in excellence : OUTSHINE
17
Carefully distribute : DOLEOUT
18
Where "it's lonely" : ATTHETOP
19
Law : STATUTE
20
Most wily : SLIEST
21
Church amount : TITHE
22
"WKRP in Cincinnati" actor : TIMREID
24
Drive-in worker : CARHOP
25
Genesis woman : EVE
26
Stanch : STEM
28
Destructive : BANEFUL
29
In medias ___ : RES
30
Mideast pooh-bah : EMIR
32
Pucker-inducing : TART
33
Manipulate : USE
34
Very succinctly : INAWORD
36
Pioneered : LED
37
Utterly blown away : INAWE
38
Enter one's name electronically : LOGIN
39
Tot up : ADD
42
Catches, as a radio broadcast : TUNESIN
44
View : SEE
45
Some teeth : COGS
46
Cowboys or Indians : TEAM
48
"This means ___!" : WAR
51
Some firs : BALSAMS
53
Con big-time : SNOW
55
Hurry : HIE
56
Brand of glue : ELMERS
57
Gods in human form : AVATARS
59
It's slung in a slingshot : STONE
60
Extremely : EVERSO
61
Rear auto compartment : TONNEAU
64
Peacemaker : MEDIATOR
66
Exploratory trips : OUTINGS
67
Smooths : IRONSOUT
68
Broadbrim hat : STETSON
69
Pointless digressions : TANGENTS
Down
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Sled : COASTER
2
Last longer than : OUTLIVE
3
Occasionally : ATTIMES
4
Cinema employee : USHER
5
Big student projects : THESES
6
Cuneiform communicator : HITTITE
7
Lennon's love : ONO
8
Salesman : REP
9
Workers in publ. : EDS
10
Amusing remark : MOT
11
Obvious, as an error : BLATANT
12
Hang it up : RETIRE
13
Teenlike : YOUTHFUL
14
Head for the mountains? : OUTHOUSE
15
Like most churches : STEEPLED
23
Moore of "G.I. Jane" : DEMI
24
King, say : CARD
27
Servile underlings : MINIONS
28
Empty : BARE
31
Cowboy's home : RANGE
32
Nonstudent residents of a college community : TOWNIES
35
Trouser measurement : WAIST
38
Big guys : LUGS
39
Old insulator : ASBESTOS
40
Gave a hand : DEALTOUT
41
Canned food company : DELMONTE
42
Male turkeys : TOMS
43
Child watcher : NANA
45
Turns dangerously : CAREENS
47
Left the past behind : MOVEDON
48
Ethan Frome's creator : WHARTON
49
Freshens : AIRSOUT
50
Tourist magnets : RESORTS
52
Straw used in hatmaking : SENNIT
54
Like flags in the wind : WAVING
58
Pick on, maybe : TEASE
62
Long ___ : AGO
63
Org. with destroyers : USN
64
Cambridge sch. : MIT
65
Timeline segment : ERA
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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