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New York Times, Thursday, November 16, 1995

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GQVXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1116 ( 16,809 )
Across
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Nightly rituals for some : BATHS
6
Laid up, so to speak : ABED
10
Mideast pilgrimage : HADJ
14
Until now : ASYET
15
Aching : SORE
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Garfield's foil : ODIE
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Consider : TAKEINTOACCOUNT
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Explain in detail : SPELLOUT
21
Pakistani moolah : RUPEES
22
Add (up) : TOT
23
Relate : TELL
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Teetered : LOSTONESBALANCE
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Stay home for supper : EATIN
33
"Blossom" actor Ted : WASS
34
Bribery suffix : OLA
35
"Lemme ____!" (fightin' words) : ATEM
36
Tractor man : DEERE
38
Epiphanic cries : AHAS
39
Shut (in) : PEN
40
Sound measure : SONE
41
Love, Italian-style : AMORE
42
Peace overture, perhaps : TROOPWITHDRAWAL
46
Affectionate : FOND
47
Castaway locale : AIT
48
Wildcat : OCELOT
51
Grow up : ADOLESCE
56
Is concerned about : HASANINTERESTIN
58
Actor Dillon : MATT
59
Connie Francis hit, 1960 : MAMA
60
Replacement's place : STEAD
61
Snick-or-____ : SNEE
62
Shade of blue : ETON
63
Island in the Delian League : SAMOS
Down
1
Is up : BATS
2
"Hurry!" : ASAP
3
Kid : TYKE
4
Shoe part : HEEL
5
English cheese : STILTON
6
Quick : ASTUTE
7
Evict : BOOT
8
Stat for Greg Maddux : ERA
9
Slash, in a way : DECREASE
10
Foofaraw : HOOPLA
11
Together, in music : ADUE
12
Celebrate gustatorily : DINE
13
New York 11 : JETS
18
High time : NOON
19
Extracts : CULLS
23
Skier's aid : TBAR
24
Vaulted : LEAPT
25
Ken Maynard film, e.g. : OATER
26
Pool employee : STENO
27
The tiniest Cratchit : TIM
28
Like Georgia Brown : SWEET
29
Not in any way : NOHOW
30
Bow or Barton : CLARA
31
Three-foot piece : EASEL
36
Computer glitch result : DOWNTIME
37
Phillips University site : ENID
38
Dr.'s org. : AMA
40
Dish's partner in flight : SPOON
41
Unskillful : ARTLESS
43
Recently : OFLATE
44
Of the netherworld : HADEAN
45
Big name in fashion : DIOR
48
Resistance units : OHMS
49
"The Godfather" actor : CAAN
50
Historic Italian family name : ESTE
51
Sphere starter : ATMO
52
"____ bien" ("That's fine"): Sp. : ESTA
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Ship's front : STEM
54
"So long" : CIAO
55
Goals : ENDS
57
Cole or Turner : NAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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