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New York Times, Wednesday, November 15, 1995

Author:
Matt Gaffney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.61004
Matt Gaffney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1115 ( 16,808 )
Across
1
Type size : PICA
5
Drastically reduce, as prices : SLASH
10
Kind of cord or saw : RIP
13
Happy, e.g. : DWARF
15
Serbian-American inventor : TESLA
16
Author LeShan : EDA
17
Presidente número uno : JORGEWASHINGTON
20
Garlic, in the Southwest : AJO
21
Bit of Morse code : DOT
22
Signify : DENOTE
23
Venus de ____ : MILO
25
Held on to : KEPT
28
Sewing kit item : SPOOL
29
Sends out : EMITS
31
Calypso standard : DAYO
33
Ring feats : KOS
34
December disguise : SANTA
35
Hippo ending : DROME
38
Presidente número treinta y ocho : GERALDOFORD
42
Competitor : RIVAL
43
Put up : ERECT
46
Skip, as on the water : DAP
49
At any time : EVER
51
Modern energy type : SOLAR
52
Wow : AMAZE
55
Fusses : ADOS
57
Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
58
Equally : NOLESS
60
60's service site, informally : NAM
62
Itsy-bitsy : WEE
63
Presidente número seis : JUANQUINCYADAMS
67
Que. neighbor : ONT
68
Loosen, as laces : UNTIE
69
Latin for "there is lacking" : CARET
70
Western Indian : UTE
71
Emerson effort : ESSAY
72
Subject of some engineering : GENE
Down
1
Agatha Christie successor : PDJAMES
2
1945 Pacific battle site : IWOJIMA
3
Christmas fun : CAROLING
4
Neighbor of Uru. : ARG
5
Said : STATED
6
Late Defense Sec. Aspin : LES
7
Bat wood : ASH
8
Went feet first : SLID
9
BVD competition : HANES
10
Won back, as territory : RETOOK
11
Phrase of agreement : IDOTOO
12
Groups of experts : PANELS
14
Agent of Uncle Sam : FED
18
In which dim sum is cooked : WOK
19
What the whole U.S.A. makes : GNP
24
Playful critter : OTTER
26
Administered corporal punishment : PADDLED
27
Beginner : TYRO
30
Indira Gandhi attire : SARI
32
Response to a punch : OOF
36
"The Simpsons" bar : MOES
37
Botched grounder : ERROR
39
Madison, e.g.: Abbr. : AVE
40
Volcano flow : LAVA
41
17 Across crossed it : DELAWARE
44
Neanderthals : CAVEMEN
45
Italian seaport : TRIESTE
46
Pear variety : DANJOU
47
"Pay this ____" : AMOUNT
48
Taste : PALATE
50
Baseball's Penguin : RONCEY
53
____ Buddhist : ZEN
54
Cousin of -like : ESQUE
56
For example : SAY
59
Charles Barkley's crew : SUNS
61
Raincoat : MAC
64
"____ a boy!" : ITS
65
Peeples of "Fame" : NIA
66
Mr. Hammarskjöld : DAG

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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