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New York Times, Tuesday, January 30, 1996

Age at which to get a chariot license?

Author:
M. Skolsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Elliot Skolsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Skolsky.
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© 1996, The New York Times1/30/96 ( No. 16,884 )

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Across
1
Five-time Socialist candidate : DEBS
5
Florida city : OCALA
10
Man, e.g. : ISLE
14
Perry's creator : ERLE
15
Tomato, technically : FRUIT
16
LSD : ACID
17
Olympic endeavor : GOINGFORTHEGOLD
20
Nicholas and Alexander : TSARS
21
As well : TOBOOT
22
Please, overseas : BITTE
23
Enola Gay payload : ABOMB
25
Actress Carrere : TIA
27
Eagle on a par 3 : ACE
28
TV's Dr. Frasier___ : CRANE
29
Lane's partner : KENT
30
490 B.C. battle site : MARATHON
33
Garbage boat : BARGE
34
Brawling : GOINGATIT
37
Surgical device : LASER
40
Kind of indicator : ECONOMIC
44
Longtime fraternal order : ELKS
45
Lyndon's '64 opponent : BARRY
47
Palindromic songstress : ONO
48
Age at which to get a chariot license? : XVI
49
Analyze grammatically : PARSE
50
High up : ALOFT
52
Protect, as in a museum : ENCASE
54
Sports center : ARENA
55
Premiere of 12/15/39 : GONEWITHTHEWIND
59
Ran in the wash : BLED
60
Jurist Salmon P.___ : CHASE
61
Analogy words : ISTO
62
Father : SIRE
63
Northwestern capital : SALEM
64
1929 hit "___Funny That Way" : SHES
Down
1
B.A. or Ph.D. : DEG
2
Blue literature : EROTICA
3
Scorch : BLISTER
4
French assembly : SENAT
5
Liquidates : OFFS
6
___-Magnon : CRO
7
Gold: Prefix : AUR
8
Electronics giant___Industries : LITTON
9
In : ATHOME
10
Shakespearean villain : IAGO
11
Moped : SCOOTER
12
Light and rhythmic, as a song : LILTING
13
Actor Kookie Byrnes : EDD
18
Coll. sr.'s test : GRE
19
Decline : EBB
22
"Batman" sound : BAM
23
Elvis___Presley : ARON
24
Sausages, in England : BANGERS
26
Chowed down : ATE
28
T'ai___ch'uan : CHI
29
The Green Hornet's sidekick : KATO
31
Long time : AGES
32
Craggy hill : TOR
33
Farm container : BIN
35
Farm unit : ACRE
36
Trifle : TOY
37
Law, to Livy : LEX
38
Air cells : ALVEOLI
39
Noted American behaviorist : SKINNER
41
Fickle : MOONISH
42
Spanish prince : INFANTE
43
Army bed : COT
45
A B C's : BASICS
46
Queen of Soul : ARETHA
49
Feline foot : PAW
50
"___you kidding?" : ARE
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Clark's fellow explorer : LEWIS
53
Yield : CEDE
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"Excuse me..." : AHEM
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Literary monogram : GBS
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Fictional supercomputer : HAL
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Lao-___ : TSE
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Hairstyles : DOS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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