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New York Times, Wednesday, October 12, 1994

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1012 ( 16,409 )
Across
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Shakespearean title start : ALLS
5
Rock's UB40, e.g. : OCTET
10
Sailor, informally : SWAB
14
Marciano match : BOUT
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Doorbell : CHIME
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Shooter of thunderbolts : THOR
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Alexander the Great's horse : BUCEPHALUS
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Strauss's "_____ Nacht in Venedig" : EINE
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Studio : ATELIER
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Not a member of the reserves : STARTER
23
"The Wizard of Oz" producer Mervyn : LEROY
25
Indy champ Luyendyk : ARIE
26
Mr. Levant : OSCAR
29
Henpeck, in a way : NAG
31
1966 Michael Caine role : ALFIE
34
Cicadas' sounds : CHIRRS
36
L-P connection : MNO
38
"Lohengrin" heroine : ELSA
39
A dog's age : EON
40
Winter wear : EARMUFF
43
Blue chip initials : ATT
44
Sacramento arena : ARCO
46
Trivial Pursuit piece : PIE
47
Skirmish : TUSSLE
49
Sedaka and Simon : NEILS
51
Mouths : ORA
53
Dentist's gas : ETHER
54
Peace Garden State: Abbr. : NDAK
56
Luigi's ladder : SCALA
58
1957 Henry Fonda film, with "The" : TINSTAR
61
Surfaces : EMERGES
65
Latin 101 word : AMAT
66
Dale Evans's horse : BUTTERMILK
68
Past due : LATE
69
City SSE of Buffalo : OLEAN
70
_____ breve : ALLA
71
Kuwaiti leader : EMIR
72
Quasimodo's charges : BELLS
73
"Harper's Weekly" cartoonist : NAST
Down
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Palindromic pop group : ABBA
2
Oaf : LOUT
3
"Time" founder : LUCE
4
Brilliant : STELLAR
5
Fall color : OCHER
6
Styx ferryman : CHARON
7
Up to : TIL
8
Big birds : EMUS
9
Seed cover : TESTA
10
Hospital-clean : STERILE
11
Tex Ritter's horse : WHITEFLASH
12
Top of the line : AONE
13
_____ Rabbit : BRER
18
General Beauregard : PIERRE
22
Southern constellation : ARA
24
Bellyaches : YAMMERS
26
Indian, for one : OCEAN
27
"Encino Man" star Pauly _____ : SHORE
28
Ulysses S. Grant's horse : CINCINNATI
30
Wildebeest : GNU
32
Cordage fiber : ISTLE
33
Glutton : EATER
35
Spring riser : SAP
37
Frequently, in poetry : OFT
41
Cruise port : RIO
42
Gas station attendant : FUELER
45
Graybeard : OLDSTER
48
1984 sci-fi film : STARMAN
50
Plopped down : SAT
52
Solvent : ACETAL
55
Barbecue entree : KABOB
57
Solemn assents : AMENS
58
Yarn : TALE
59
Teheran V.I.P. : IMAM
60
"I before e, except after c," e.g. : RULE
62
Desert monster : GILA
63
Plumbing joints : ELLS
64
Three-handed card game : SKAT
67
_____ Aviv : TEL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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