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New York Times, Wednesday, January 24, 1996

Author:
J. Hess
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Julie Hess

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Hess. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0124 ( 16,878 )
Across
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Pocket bread : PITA
5
Pulitzer-winning Ferber novel : SOBIG
10
At a distance : AFAR
14
Land of the Peacock Throne : IRAN
15
Novelist Louise de la Ramée : OUIDA
16
Wrist-elbow connector : ULNA
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Daughter of Powhatan : POCAHONTAS
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"Auld Lang___" : SYNE
20
Spellbind : ENTRANCE
21
Barbecue sites : PATIOS
23
Montana native : CREE
24
Become established : SETIN
25
___torte : SACHER
28
Throttle : STRANGLE
31
Mr. 'iggins : ENRY
32
"Land___!" : SAKES
34
Gulf war missile : SCUD
35
Muslim general : AGA
36
Wire measure : MIL
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Fix : RIG
38
"___, With a Z" : LIZA
40
Turns over : CEDES
42
Emblem of England : ROSE
43
Midwest crop : SOYBEANS
45
Helped sail a boat : CREWED
47
Falcon-headed deity : HORUS
48
Pupil's place : IRIS
49
Not concerned with ethics : AMORAL
51
Quiescent : INACTIVE
55
Master Simpson : BART
56
Wampanoag cheif who led a 1675-76 war : KINGPHILIP
58
Instead : ELSE
59
Professeur's place : ECOLE
60
"___, vidi, vici" : VENI
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Title : DEED
62
Seashore features : DUNES
63
Top dog : EXEC
Down
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Prop for Santa : PIPE
2
Shade of gray : IRON
3
Savior-faire : TACT
4
Bedlam or worse : ANARCHY
5
Oklahomans : SOONERS
6
Little bit : OUNCE
7
Dentist's request : BITE
8
Mrs. McKinley : IDA
9
Cigarettes, in British slang : GASPERS
10
Classic British cars : AUSTINS
11
Seneca chief during the American Revolution : FLYINGCROW
12
Part of A.D. : ANNO
13
Charlotte and others : RAES
18
Fabled racer : HARE
22
___standstill : ATA
24
Engraved marker : STELE
25
Elite Navy group : SEALS
26
Prefix with -plasty : ANGIO
27
Oglala chief at Little Big Horn : CRAZYHORSE
28
Cargo planks : SKIDS
29
Rainer of "The Good Earth" : LUISE
30
Nosed (out) : EDGED
33
Service closers : AMENS
39
Stopped at Cape Canaveral : ABORTED
40
Applied oakum to : CAULKED
41
Abrasions : SCRAPES
42
Fidgety : RESTIVE
44
Notable time : ERA
46
Opulent : RICH
48
Fireplace : INGLE
49
Still sleeping : ABED
50
Like a stag : MALE
51
Aware of : INON
52
Holly : ILEX
53
One climbing the walls : VINE
54
"lliad," e.g. : EPIC
57
Hospital dept. : ICU

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

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