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New York Times, Tuesday, October 3, 1995

Stars : pain :: light bulb : ___

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Arbesfeld.
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© 1995, The New York Times10/3/95 ( No. 16,765 )

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Across
1
Compassion : HEART
6
Mideast "strip" : GAZA
10
Cord fiber : HEMP
14
"Without ___" (1988 film) : ACLUE
15
Word of agreement : AMEN
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Pablo's here : AQUI
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Treat, as a wound : DRESS
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Tubular pasta : ZITI
19
Feather cluster : TUFT
20
Anyway : JUSTTHESAME
23
Lance a lot in the news : ITO
24
Told a whopper : LIED
25
One degree of neatness : ASAPIN
27
Tranquil : SERENE
30
Bachelor's last stand? : ALTAR
32
"That's a laugh!" : HAH
33
Parting words from a host : GLADYOUCAME
38
Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
40
___ es Salaam : DAR
41
"Amores" poet : OVID
42
Go along (with) : PLAYTHEGAME
47
It's south of Scot. : ENG
48
Lobster locale : MAINE
49
Appetizer follower : ENTREE
51
Ailing : UNWELL
54
"Citizen ___" : KANE
55
Teachers' org. : NEA
56
Specialty : CLAIMTOFAME
62
Words : TEXT
64
Sandwich filler : TUNA
65
Holiday offering? : BLUES
66
Stars : pain :: light bulb : ___ : IDEA
67
Olfactory stimulus : ODOR
68
Takes it easy : LOLLS
69
Wildcat : LYNX
70
Pub order : PINT
71
Put an ___ (stop) : ENDTO
Down
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Muslim journey : HADJ
2
Grayish yellow : ECRU
3
Pub orders : ALES
4
Steal on the range : RUSTLE
5
It precedes 1-2-3 : TESTING
6
Peered : GAZED
7
"Lucky Jim" author : AMIS
8
Epsilon follower : ZETA
9
Lively, in music : ANIMATO
10
Stetson, e.g. : HAT
11
Outfit : EQUIP
12
Civvies : MUFTI
13
Rock climber's spike : PITON
21
Place for a shoe tap : HEEL
22
Grandson of Abraham : ESAU
26
With the bow, to a violinist : ARCO
27
Mall division : SHOP
28
James ___ Carter : EARL
29
Perlman of "Cheers" : RHEA
30
Proverb : ADAGE
31
Vega's constellation : LYRA
34
Arabia's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
35
Assert : AVER
36
Not yours : MINE
37
Sharp part : EDGE
39
___ disease (tick affliction) : LYME
43
Soft mineral : TALC
44
Shouting spot : HILLTOP
45
Venison or veal : MEAT
46
Dignify : ENNOBLE
50
Nonstick surface : TEFLON
51
To the point that : UNTIL
52
Impecunious : NEEDY
53
Pallid : WAXEN
54
Sears rival : KMART
57
Its logo is four linked rings : AUDI
58
Privy : INON
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"___ Lang Syne" : AULD
60
Thaw : MELT
61
Sinclair alternative : ESSO
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Price add-on : TAX

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

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