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New York Times, Saturday, November 2, 1996

Cape ___ (westernmost point in continental Europe)

Author:
J. DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. DiPietro.
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© 1996, The New York Times11/2/96 ( No. 17,161 )
Across
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Cores : HUBS
5
Traffic stopper : DRAWBRIDGE
15
Shade of blue : OPAL
16
Whence the phrase "I am Alpha and Omega" : REVELATION
17
German communications center in W.W. II : STLO
18
It has many diamond figures : SCOREBOARD
19
Some shirts : POLOS
21
Actor Jack : WEBB
22
"WKRP" character : LES
23
Hidden, as a pig : INAPOKE
26
Small drawing? : SIP
28
Andy Kaufman TV co-star : TONYDANZA
31
Site of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy : TUFTS
35
Proxy: Abbr. : AGT
36
Susan of "Goldengirl" : ANTON
37
Dismantle : STRIP
38
Be hopping mad : BOIL
40
Kind of cartridge : TONER
42
Writer Janowitz : TAMA
43
Actress Anderson et al. : LONIS
45
Staff directives : MEMOS
47
Calendar abbr. : DEC
48
Fluid accumulation : EDEMA
49
1980 N.F.L. Player of the Year : BRIANSIPE
51
Jim Bakker ministry, for short : PTL
53
Words of Jesus : ARAMAIC
54
Was up (for) : RAN
57
Tip, in a way : DOFF
60
Testator : GIVER
61
Site of a state university : ORONOMAINE
65
Cape ___ (westernmost point in continental Europe) : ROCA
66
Book-of-the-Month Club's owner : TIMEWARNER
67
Pitch indicator : CLEF
68
They sometimes get honked : CLOWNNOSES
69
Legion : HOST
Down
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Welcoming : HOSPITABLE
2
Mischievous : UPTONOGOOD
3
Noted name in book publishing : BALLANTINE
4
Title name in a 1965 #1 hit : SLOOPY
5
Pepper et al. : DRS
6
VCR option: Abbr. : REC
7
State with conviction : AVOW
8
Word before "#1" : WERE
9
Small blisters : BLEBS
10
___ foot : RABBITS
11
"Am ___ blame?" : ITO
12
Phone : DIAL
13
#2 : GORE
14
Cricket wickets : ENDS
20
Lab reagent : SODA
24
"Metaphysics of Morals" writer : KANT
25
Bury : ENTOMB
27
Short shot : PUTT
29
Certain regulator : ZONER
30
Lack of energy : ANEMIA
32
One way to serve shrimp : FRADIAVOLO
33
Watches : TIMEPIECES
34
Saucers and such : SPACECRAFT
39
Favor one side : LIMP
41
Surf's sound : ROAR
44
Rested : SATDOWN
46
Hit a ___ : SNAG
50
Discrediting act : SMIRCH
52
Miller character : LOMAN
54
H.S. or coll. program : ROTC
55
Seed appendage : ARIL
56
1995 N.L. Rookie of the Year : NOMO
58
Game in which all the spades are laid out : FARO
59
Swimming gear : FINS
62
Mint : NEW
63
Word on French gravestones : NEE
64
Hosp. units : ERS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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