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New York Times, Friday, November 22, 1996

Author:
A. K. Justin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.540005
Alex K. Justin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQVXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Justin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1122 ( 17,181 )
Across
1
Kind of grand : BABY
5
Garden feature : ARBOR
10
1934 Pulitzer author Herbert : AGAR
14
Tonic-yielding plant : ALOE
15
Triple crown : TIARA
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Sport for heavyweights : SUMO
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36-Across song from "To Have and Have Not" : HOWLITTLEWEKNOW
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Collectors' event : SWAPMEET
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Certain cycle : RINSE
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Demand : INSISTON
25
Hinge : DEPEND
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Crux : MEAT
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Kind of genl. : ADJ
33
"I second that!" : AMEN
34
Cousin of a raccoon : COATI
35
Miracle-___ : GRO
36
Singer-songwriter born 11/22/1899 : HOAGYCARMICHAEL
40
Grads of O.T.S. : LTS
41
Fierce-tempered sort, they say : ARIES
42
Bibliographical abbr. : ETAL
43
Picture : SEE
44
Skid row radio station? : WINO
45
Pictures : CINEMA
47
The Left : LIBERALS
49
Last name in cosmetics : ARDEN
52
Somehow : INASENSE
57
1960 Grammy-winning song by 36-Across : GEORGIAONMYMIND
60
The Aragon flows into it : EBRO
61
With no hope left : ALLUP
62
___ instant : INAN
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"The Open Window" storyteller : SAKI
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Nobelist Bohr : NIELS
65
Kind of party : TOGA
Down
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Critical replies : BAHS
2
In the hold, nautically : ALOW
3
Larry of 70's-80's baseball : BOWA
4
Kennel cry : YELP
5
Go to : ATTEND
6
Priests' duties : RITES
7
36-Across song from "To Have and Have Not" : BALTIMOREORIOLE
8
It runs in veins : ORE
9
Like 8-Down : RAW
10
Open the front door for, as a guest : ASKIN
11
TV private eye Peter : GUNN
12
Biblical sheep-farmer : AMOS
13
"Tamerlane" tragedian : ROWE
18
Poker player's declaration : IMIN
19
Amatory : EROTIC
23
Fashion lines : SEAMS
24
"Play Time" actor and director : TATI
25
Arlene and Roald : DAHLS
26
Play without restraint : EMOTE
27
Porridge ingredient : PEASE
28
Famous twin : ENG
30
Fine-print type : AGATE
31
Late-night show? : DREAM
32
La ___, Calif. : JOLLA
34
"Noises Off" co-star, 1992 : CAINE
37
Going off course : YAWING
38
Cheat : CRIB
39
Egg protector : HEN
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Operating room necessities : CLAMPS
46
Paris suburb on the Seine : ISSY
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"Vive ___!" : LEROI
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Bring to naught : ANNUL
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Years on end : AGES
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First name at Opryland USA : REBA
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Hardly Mr. Cool : DORK
53
Let out : EMIT
54
Chiapas child : NINO
55
Fly in the ointment : SNAG
56
Writer Buchanan : EDNA
58
Actor Holm : IAN
59
She was Jenny in "Love Story" : ALI

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

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