New York Times, Thursday, August 24, 1995

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Uncleaned : DUSTY
6. Street pavement sign : SLO
9. Biscayne Bay site : MIAMI
14. Poe poem "For ____" : ANNIE
15. Whole bunch : TON
16. Li'l one : ABNER
17. Choice from a masher : YOURPLACEORMINE
20. French film award : CESAR
21. University motto word : LUX
22. "I can't believe it!" : MAN
23. Noted name in retailing : SAKS
25. Advertising pitch : TRYIT
27. Step : PACE
28. O.J. judge : ITO
29. Up : RISEN
30. Two-time U.S. Open tennis champ : SELES
31. Froot Loops bird : TOUCAN
33. Corot subject : SEINE
35. Choice from Elvis : ITSNOWORNEVER
39. Tough one : POSER
40. Powwow site : TEEPEE
42. Certain Peruvian : LIMAN
45. Bring to a boil : ANGER
47. ____-haw : HEE
48. Model from Mogadishu : IMAN
49. Hum soothingly : CROON
50. Trader's shout : SELL
51. "____ sure!" (Valley girl comment) : FER
52. Is afflicted with : HAS
53. It's north of Bangladesh : ASSAM
55. Choice from a tough negotiator : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
60. Computer people : USERS
61. Memo letters : FYI
62. Ancient explorers : NORSE
63. Cremation sites : PYRES
64. Admission ____ : FEE
65. Southern Senator : GRAMM
1. Kind of school : DAY
2. One abroad : UNO
3. Left the house on tiptoe : SNUCKOUT
4. Cavaliers ride on them : TIRES
5. Rural affirmatives : YEPS
6. Bart, Ringo and Brenda : STARRS
7. ____ cit. (footnote abbr.) : LOC
8. Bon mot : ONELINER
9. Pop singer Richard : MARX
10. Big Blue : IBM
11. 20 Questions category : ANIMAL
12. Hazard : MENACE
13. Three empresses of the Eastern Roman Empire : IRENES
18. Barrio residents : LATINOS
19. Not safe : OUT
23. Dog command : SIT
24. Yours, in Paris : ATOI
26. Choice from a cross-examiner : YESORNO
27. Annoyance : PEEVE
29. Blabbered : RANON
30. Show contempt : SNEER
32. Washington channel : CSPAN
34. Concentrated : INTENSE
36. Loses effectiveness : WEARSOFF
37. Some collectibles : EPHEMERA
38. Director's unit : REEL
41. Sushi choice : EEL
42. Hoist : LIFTUP
43. Agreeable remark : IMEASY
44. Chit : MARKER
46. Last line of defense : GOALIE
49. Fiddle's partner : CAT
50. Enjoy : SAVOR
52. Defendant of 1949 : HISS
54. Belted one out : SANG
56. Before : ERE
57. Catcher's spot : RYE
58. Belief : ISM
59. Pro ____ : TEM

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