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New York Times, Friday, October 14, 1994

Author:
Bob Sefick
Editor:
Will Shortz
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108/7/19928/3/20000
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1.450002
Bob Sefick

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JPQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Sefick. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1014 ( 16,411 )
Across
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Nimble : ADROIT
7
Warbler James : ETTA
11
Ammo : BBS
14
Shed : LEANTO
15
Glad rags : GARB
16
A month of Sundays : EON
17
Start of a question : SOHOWBIGDID
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Murmur : COO
20
Sprinkle : RAIN
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Stood by, as an alibi : STUCKTO
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Sleeve : ARM
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It's a long story : SAGA
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Returned : ECHOED
29
Meter _____ : MAID
31
Part 2 of the question : HAILSTONES
33
39th Veep : AGNEW
35
Bottle size : LITER
36
Effectiveness : TEETH
37
Part 3 of the question : GET
38
An Allen : ETHAN
42
Stringency : RIGOR
44
Amusement park feature : SLIDE
45
Part 4 of the question : BEFOREGOLF
50
Constantly : EVER
51
Takes advantage (of) : AVAILS
52
1937 Tommy Dorsey hit : NOLA
54
Purpose : END
55
Choral piece : CANTATA
57
"Otello" baritone : IAGO
59
Upset : ADO
60
End of the question : WASINVENTED
65
You can spend it in Romania : LEU
66
Solar deity : ATEN
67
Uneasy : ONEDGE
68
W.W. II craft : LST
69
Voters' choices : YEAS
70
_____d'etat. (for the good of the country): Fr. : RAISON
Down
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TV's Bundy and others : ALS
2
_____ gratias : DEO
3
Encouraging word : RAH
4
_____ about (legalistic phrase) : ONOR
5
"_____ a dark and stormy .. ." : ITWAS
6
Biblical adversary of Nehemiah : TOBIAH
7
Bloke : EGG
8
Little ones : TADS
9
Used the most : TRITEST
10
Humans on flying saucers, e.g. : ABDUCTEES
11
Crook a finger at : BECKON
12
It covers little piggies : BOOTEE
13
Head wraps : SNOODS
18
Actress Swenson : INGA
22
Victor's laugh : CHORTLE
23
Latin I word : AMAT
24
Fad : RAGE
25
First word of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" : MINE
27
Wing feature : AILERON
30
Lion locale : DETROIT
32
On : LIT
34
Triple Crown winner in '41 : WHIRLAWAY
37
Meshech prince, in the Bible : GOG
39
Swarm : HIVE
40
Yemen port : ADEN
41
One who's not in : NERD
43
Develop slowly : GESTATE
45
Betty Joan Perske, familiarly : BACALL
46
Weasels out of : EVADES
47
Disperse, as a search party : FANOUT
48
Kind of cloth : LOIN
49
Orange or lemon, e.g. : FLAVOR
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Rocket stage : AGENA
56
Cruising : ASEA
58
"You're the_____ Care For" : ONEI
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_____and outs : INS
62
Sports scores, for short : TDS
63
Kind of mania : EGO
64
Cave : DEN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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