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New York Times, Thursday, October 12, 1995

Novel subtitled "A Peep at Polynesian Life"

Author:
Christopher Hurt
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Christopher Hurt

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GKQZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Hurt. NYT links: Across Lite
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X
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© 1995, The New York Times10/12/95 ( No. 16,774 )
Across
1
Cartel since 1960 : OPEC
5
___ cry : AFAR
9
Smooth, in a way : PAVED
14
Cult film "___ Man" : REPO
15
At-home cover-up : ROBE
16
In a separate place : ASIDE
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___ Rabbit : BRER
18
Source of 24 Down : THEODYSSEY
20
Young teacher of 24 Down : STEPHEN
22
Draws nigh : ANEARS
23
Onetime Egyptian inits. : UAR
24
Out of shape : UNFIT
26
She has the last word in 24 Down : MOLLYBLOOM
29
___ session : RAP
32
Novel subtitled "A Peep at Polynesian Life" : TYPEE
33
Rochester's Jane : EYRE
34
Alien prefix : XENO
35
___ case : INANY
36
Chi-town clock setting: Abbr. : CST
37
Acrylic fiber : ORLON
38
Drink with a straw : MALT
39
Payment means : CASH
40
Trips to the fridge : RAIDS
41
Unenthusiastic responses : EHS
42
Author of 24 Down : JAMESJOYCE
44
Makes a fillet : BONES
45
1 point Scrabble tiles : ENS
46
Fuel in a can : STERNO
49
Husband and protagonist of 24 Down : LEOPOLD
53
Dreamy denizen of 18 Across : LOTUSEATER
56
"Do I ___!" : EVER
57
Hersey's bell town : ADANO
58
The grape : WINE
59
Punish severely : CANE
60
Physics particle : BOSON
61
Alan of "The Glass Key" : LADD
62
Obtuse : SLOW
Down
1
Eyes : ORBS
2
Vivacious : PERT
3
Olympic event : EPEE
4
Plump : CORPULENT
5
Thoroughfare : ARTERY
6
Warm, dry Alpine wind : FOHN
7
Humorist Burrows : ABE
8
___ Speedwagon : REO
9
Heathen, once : PAYNIM
10
Money in the bank : ASSET
11
Embassy paper : VISA
12
River to the Fulda : EDER
13
Old Algerian titles : DEYS
19
Willem of "Platoon" : DAFOE
21
Malcolm X biographer : HALEY
24
Chronicle of Dublin on June 16, 1904 : ULYSSES
25
Ollie and kin : NORTHS
26
Speech mimicker : MYNAH
27
Crown jewels : OPALS
28
Flattered : BECAME
29
Thing of the past : RELIC
30
Rayovac terminal : ANODE
31
Soprano Lily : PONS
32
Fourth dimension : TIME
34
Offering in a comic book ad : XRAYSPECS
37
Penobscot River town : ORONO
39
Camp craft : CANOE
42
"The Alchemist" dramatist : JONSON
43
Razzed : JEERED
44
Cinderella's dog, in Disney : BRUNO
46
Thick slice : SLAB
47
Row : TODO
48
Greek vowels : ETAS
49
Help a borrower : LEND
50
Flattened circle : OVAL
51
Late-night host : LENO
52
Pulled : DREW
54
Hole punch : AWL
55
Aunt, in Avila : TIA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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