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New York Times, Thursday, October 19, 1995

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Will Shortz
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856/30/19814/25/20020
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04202127121
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1.5510067
Lois Sidway

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 78 for Ms. Sidway. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1019 ( 16,781 )

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Across
1
"Confound it!" : DANG
5
Jimmy of "NYPD Blue" : SMITS
10
Words of understanding : AHSO
14
Bide-___ : AWEE
15
___ dish : PETRI
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Look furtively : PEEP
17
Start of a riddle : WHATALWAYS
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Ineffectual : LAME
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"Thank you" response : NOTATALL
21
Amatory : EROTIC
23
Sports stat : LOSS
24
___ Penh : PNOM
25
Baghdad bigwig : CALIPH
28
Needing psychiatric help : TROUBLED
32
Arabic "A" : ALIF
33
County, in England : SHIRE
34
Cole Porter was one : ELI
35
End of the riddle : MAKESANYMANMEAN
39
Shoshonean : UTE
40
Texas tourist draw : ALAMO
41
Play part, in Paris : ACTE
42
Shell hunter's terrain : SEASHORE
44
1986 hit "___ Love" : HIGHER
46
Mystery element : CLUE
47
"Death in Venice" author : MANN
48
Middy, e.g. : BLOUSE
51
Star presenter? : REVIEWER
55
Hi-Ho competitor : RITZ
56
Riddle answer : THELETTERE
58
Abdul-___ (first Saudi king) : AZIZ
59
Shakespearean misanthrope : TIMON
60
Netman Nastase : ILIE
61
"Can do!" : EASY
62
Collar types : ETONS
63
Staff sign : CLEF
Down
1
Singing duo of TV : DAWN
2
What Horton heard : AWHO
3
Marvy : NEAT
4
Slangy putdown : GETALIFE
5
Kerplunk : SPLASH
6
Whimpers : MEWLS
7
Type type: Abbr. : ITAL
8
Essay : TRY
9
"Yes, ma'am," in Madrid : SISENORA
10
Composure : APLOMB
11
Pressure : HEAT
12
Sort of, for starters : SEMI
13
Notorious price controllers : OPEC
18
On : ATOP
22
City on the Seine : ROUEN
24
First-class : PRIMO
25
Writer born in Algeria : CAMUS
26
Winged : ALATE
27
Out ___ light : LIKEA
28
Stew seasoning : THYME
29
Parasite : LEECH
30
Gladden : ELATE
31
Eatery : DINER
33
Bag : SNARE
36
Comedian Mort and kin : SAHLS
37
French children's song : ALOUETTE
38
Kind of storm : MAGNETIC
43
Wretched : SCUZZY
44
Sanctuaries : HAVENS
45
___ for the money : INIT
47
Dieter's breakfast : MELON
48
Scottish hillside : BRAE
49
Judy's girl : LIZA
50
Mayberry tippler : OTIS
51
San ___, Italy : REMO
52
Word of hesitation : WELL
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1813 naval battle site : ERIE
54
Marine hazard : REEF
57
Conked : HIT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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