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New York Times, Tuesday, November 21, 1995

With 51 Across, Robert Waller best seller

Author:
Thomas W. Schier
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Thomas W. Schier

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Schier. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times11/21/95 ( No. 16,814 )
Across
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Micro add-on : FICHE
6
Stun with a blow : JOLT
10
Punchline reaction : HAHA
14
"Anthony Adverse" author Hervey ___ : ALLEN
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Ogden's locale : UTAH
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"___ in Calico" (1947 song) : AGAL
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Old World town : BOURG
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Slip a Mickey : DOPE
19
Bower flower : ROSE
20
Links opposites sides : BRIDGESTHEGAP
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"___ humbug!" : BAH
25
Wish undone : RUE
26
Lepidopterist's find : IOMOTH
27
"Sea Hunt" star : LLOYDBRIDGES
31
Sewing cases : ETUIS
32
Scholarship factor : NEED
33
The usual : PAR
36
Big stinger : WASP
37
Selfish one : TAKER
39
Singer Guthrie : ARLO
40
"___ you satisfied?" : ARE
41
Brazilian booter : PELE
42
"___ for Adano" : ABELL
43
With 51 Across, Robert Waller best seller : THEBRIDGESOF
46
Verve : SPIRIT
49
Sign of stage success : SRO
50
"Ciao" : BYE
51
See 43 Across : MADISONCOUNTY
55
Guitarist Clapton : ERIC
56
Implement : TOOL
57
Suffix with pod- or psych- : IATRY
60
One way to run : AMOK
61
Needing irrigation : ARID
62
Turgenev lady : ELENA
63
Ex-L.A. team : RAMS
64
Narrow street : LANE
65
"Get outta here!" : SCRAM
Down
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Tide competitor : FAB
2
U.N. agency : ILO
3
Where golfers meet : CLUBHOUSE
4
Mister, in Bonn : HERR
5
Surrounds : ENGIRDS
6
Dog show official : JUDGER
7
Nebraska tribesman : OTOE
8
Baby holders : LAPS
9
Clemenceau nickname : THETIGER
10
Sheiks' bevies : HAREMS
11
Like some 60's dancers : AGOGO
12
Attempts : HASAT
13
Hebrew leader? : ALEPH
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Name : DUB
22
Worked the garden : HOED
23
___ fuse (erupted) : BLEWA
24
"I do" location : ALTAR
28
Puppy's cry : YIP
29
Press gizmo : INKER
30
Actor Billy ___ Williams : DEE
33
Church elder : PRESBYTER
34
Fusible metal : ALLOY
35
Pocahontas's husband John : ROLFE
37
Practice abstinence : TEETOTAL
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Mass robe : ALB
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Model of honesty : ABE
41
Key letters : PHIS
42
Miseries : AGONIES
43
"How's ___?" : TRICKS
44
Tristam's love : ISOLDE
45
Actress Joanne : DRU
46
Dirty campaign tactic : SMEAR
47
Italian city : PARMA
48
Local language : IDIOM
52
Writer Ephron : NORA
53
Fountain throwaway? : COIN
54
Bath powder : TALC
58
Genetic stuff : RNA
59
Thanksgiving vegetable : YAM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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