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New York Times, Thursday, October 27, 1994

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Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times10/27/94 ( No. 16,424 )
Across
1
Dolphin family member : ORC
4
Terra___ : COTTA
9
Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
14
Comment from 33-Across : BAA
15
Oscar, e.g. : AWARD
16
Mayflower Compact signer : ALDEN
17
___ major (legal doctrine) : VIS
18
"Faust" character : DEVIL
19
New York's Little ___ : ITALY
20
Start of a lapel-button warning message : INCORRIGIBLE
23
Cut down : ABATE
24
Mexican snack : BURRITO
28
Hoo-ha : TODO
29
American rival : TWA
32
Words after see, hear or speak : NOEVIL
33
Barnyard belle : EWE
34
Simplifies, with "down" : BOILS
36
Rocket stage : AGENA
37
Part 2 of the message : PUNSTERDO
39
Capable of making mistakes : HUMAN
42
Football's Papa Bear, George ___ : HALAS
43
Wrecker : TOW
46
Come out : EMERGE
48
"Mayberry___" : RFD
49
Singer Amos : TORI
50
Matt Dillon, e.g. : MARSHAL
52
Snouted beast : TAPIR
53
End of the message (we warned you!) : NOTINCORRIGE
57
Spice-rack item : BASIL
60
Gettysburg victor : MEADE
61
Jazz musician : CAT
62
Run off : ELOPE
63
Tidal ___ : BASIN
64
G.P. grp. : AMA
65
It's unfathomable : ABYSS
66
Chose, with "for" : OPTED
67
Back talk : LIP
Down
1
Make unnecessary : OBVIATE
2
___Coalition : RAINBOW
3
Washington's ___ Range : CASCADE
4
Military group : CADRE
5
One who charges : OWER
6
Rikki-tikki-___ : TAVI
7
Math subject : TRIG
8
Wing it : ADLIB
9
Four Monopoly properties : RAILROADS
10
Inseparable friend : ALTEREGO
11
G. & S. princess : IDA
12
French seasoning : SEL
13
___ which way : ANY
21
Siouan Indian : OTO
22
Dog holder : BUN
25
"___ had it!" : IVE
26
___ lizzie : TIN
27
Schnozz extension : OLA
29
Coal measure : TON
30
Genie's grant : WISH
31
Hitching post? : ALTAR
34
Cask openings : BUNGHOLES
35
Kind of portrait : SELF
37
Esculent roots : PARSNIPS
38
Groovy, these days : RAD
39
Border : HEM
40
Actress Thurman : UMA
41
Debussy's "La ___" : MER
43
Kind of anesthetic : TOPICAL
44
Paper art : ORIGAMI
45
Eavesdrop, in a way : WIRETAP
47
Wear away : EAT
49
Smear : TAR
51
Bar dance? : LIMBO
52
The way things go : TREND
54
___ tide : NEAP
55
Skiing memento, perhaps : CAST
56
Garfield's pal : ODIE
57
Maude portrayer : BEA
58
Priest's garment : ALB
59
Kind of sauce : SOY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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