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New York Times, Friday, October 4, 1996

Theatrical title character who's never seen

Author:
M. Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKW} Spans: 6, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith.
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© 1996, The New York Times10/4/96 ( No. 17,132 )
Across
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Belvedere, for one : CIGAR
6
Relief work? : EMBOSSING
15
Part of the stratosphere : OZONE
16
Hope/Crosby film of 1947 : ROADTORIO
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Yuppie's salary, perhaps : SEVENTYTHOUSAND
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Olympian: Abbr. : ATH
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Herculean : HARD
21
Besides : TOO
22
Taper? : VCR
24
"...___ saw Elba" : EREI
26
Emulate the birds and the bees : NEST
27
Fight (for) : VIE
28
Good buddy : CBER
29
Lee side? : CSA
31
Practically still : ASQUIETASAMOUSE
37
Alpinist : MOUNTAINCLIMBER
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___ Enterprise : USS
40
Fire exit? : FLUE
41
Suffix with fruit names : ADE
42
Like some political support : SOFT
45
Gala affair : BALL
46
Martians and Venusians : ETS
47
___-Magnon : CRO
48
Peeved, after "in" : APET
50
Nafta signatory : USA
52
Like 501 to 502? : ACROSSTHESTREET
58
Raked over the coals : LAMBASTED
59
Tickle pink : ELATE
60
Ones going along : ASSENTERS
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Test-tube glass : PYREX
Down
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Business orgs. : COS
2
Hospital addition : IZE
3
Pete Wilson, e.g. : GOV
4
Have ___ miss : ANEAR
5
Flat rate? : RENT
6
Suffix with boot : ERY
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Faith developed in Iran : BAHAI
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Redolence : ODOR
10
Gambler's game : STUD
11
Message in a bottle? : SOS
12
Steamed : IRATE
13
Children in an escuela : NINOS
14
Theatrical title character who's never seen : GODOT
18
Chicago team : THEBEARS
22
Sunshade : VISOR
23
Which: Fr. : CEQUI
25
Do another hitch : RETIE
26
Biblical mother from Bethlehem : NAOMI
27
Improvise : VAMP
28
Commends : CITES
29
Academic subject whose name means "pebble" : CALCULUS
30
Slug, old-style : SMITE
32
In one piece : UNCUT
33
Row : SCULL
34
Wolf pack member : UBOAT
35
Posts : SENDS
36
European language : ERSE
42
Big name in opera : SCALA
43
They put on a whale of a show : ORCAS
44
Government paperwork : FORMS
45
She played Jezebel, 1938 : BETTE
46
At cock's crow : EARLY
48
"___ example ..." : ASAN
49
"Hey you!" : PSST
51
Put one's foot down : STEP
53
Award for a lord?: Abbr. : OBE
54
Both Begleys : EDS
55
Mr. Potato Head item : EAR
56
Angers season : ETE
57
Wild West moniker : TEX

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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