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New York Times, Saturday, January 8, 1994

43-Across : Title

Author:
Rand H. Burns
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rand H. Burns

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Burns.
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© 1994, The New York Times1/8/94 ( No. 16,132 )
Across
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Fix : EMEND
6
Rat-___ : ATAT
10
"Sanford and Son" producer : LEAR
14
"Blue ___" (1977 hit) : BAYOU
15
Secret advisers : CAMARILLA
17
Vowel mark : BREVE
18
One of the five related names in this puzzle : HUPMOBILE
19
Glimpse : ESPY
21
Snuggery : LAIR
22
Buoyant one : SMILER
25
___ a cheval (horseshoe) : FER
26
Ancestor of the Edomites : ESAU
30
Timepiece? : EON
31
Actress Talbot : NITA
33
Secure : ATTAIN
35
Kind of road : WASHBOARD
38
Linguistic origins : ETYMO
39
See 18-Across : PIERCEARROW
41
Bake, in a way : SHIRR
43
Title : OWNERSHIP
46
Factory seconds, for short : IRREGS
48
Cruising : ASEA
49
Reconstruction, for one : ERA
50
No frill, this : NEED
51
Architectural crossette : EAR
53
Downsized upright : SPINET
55
Decorate : GILD
57
Undulant ones : EELS
58
See 18-Across : SPAULDING
62
Futurist Toffler : ALVIN
66
Turkey : STINKEROO
67
Green : NAIVE
68
Declared items : WARS
69
Slowly sinks : SETS
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Formicary denizen : EMMET
Down
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Recession : EBB
2
Mangle : MAR
3
Kind of tooth : EYE
4
Hugo contender : NOVEL
5
See 18-Across : DUESENBERG
6
Bruised : ACHY
7
Crux : TAU
8
Commodious : AMPLE
9
Olympics skier McKinney : TAMARA
10
Gilbert works : LIBRETTOS
11
Ransom Olds's middle name : ELI
12
___-American : ALL
13
"The Facts of Life" star : RAE
16
Charles, e.g. : ROI
20
Rap sheet blot : PRIOR
22
Patch : SEW
23
12-foot bird : MOA
24
Move to act : INSPIRE
25
Travel incentive : FAREWAR
27
Pourer's request : SAYWHEN
28
Ready-fire link : AIM
29
Spanish article : UNO
32
Kind of shell : TACO
34
See 18-Across : TERRAPLANE
36
Mercenaries : HIREDGUNS
37
McGrew and others : DANS
40
Hall of Fame Dodger : REESE
41
Kind of tax : SIN
42
Initials in old Europe : HRE
44
Vexation : IRE
45
Well-rehearsed : PAT
47
Stage actress Marian : SELDES
52
C'est ___ : ADIRE
54
"Satanic Verses" topic : ISLAM
56
Class : ILK
57
Vanities : EGOS
58
Vane dir. : SSW
59
Bake sale org., perhaps : PTA
60
Auto option : AIR
61
"Wayne's World" exclamation : NOT
63
Life : VIM
64
Secret follower : IVE
65
Aerialist's safeguard : NET

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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