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New York Times, Wednesday, November 23, 1994

Author:
Susan Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Susan Harrington Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Smith. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1123 ( 16,451 )
Across
1
Big party : BASH
5
Enclose : WRAP
9
Back-of-paper news item : OBIT
13
Wrinkly fruit : UGLI
14
Kind of eye : EAGLE
16
It's in a jamb : DOOR
17
Projecting rock : CRAG
18
_____ at all costs : AVOID
19
Site in Sicily : ETNA
20
Trail-blazing black modern dancer : KATHERINEDUNHAM
23
A bean : SOY
24
Cloth measures: Abbr. : YDS
25
Architectural projection : APSIS
28
Cookbook abbr. : TSP
31
One of the three D's : DEPTH
35
Director Fritz : LANG
36
Stored fodder : SILAGE
38
_____ v. Wade : ROE
39
First black poet to win a Pulitzer Prize : GWENDOLYNBROOKS
42
Santa _____ : ANA
43
Some singing groups : OCTETS
44
Utilities : USES
45
Gravelly glacial ridge : ESKER
47
H.S. big shots : SRS
48
Songwriter Jule : STYNE
49
Former President of Pakistan : ZIA
51
"Mayday!" : SOS
52
Legendary black folk singer and composer : ELIZABETHCOTTEN
61
Costa _____ : RICA
62
Remove : CLEAR
63
Mr. Guthrie : ARLO
64
______ about (time phrase) : ONOR
65
Political party offering : SLATE
66
Sound of waves : ROAR
67
Novelist George : SAND
68
Court hero : ASHE
69
O'Brien or Ferber : EDNA
Down
1
Resist obstinately : BUCK
2
Taj Mahal city : AGRA
3
Blind part : SLAT
4
Discreet warning : HIGHSIGN
5
Bone-tired : WEARY
6
Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
7
Stravinsky ballet : AGON
8
Ballet movement : PLIE
9
Danish city : ODENSE
10
One and the other : BOTH
11
Scottish abbey site : IONA
12
Streetcar : TRAM
15
Christian Science founder : EDDY
21
Dawn goddess : EOS
22
Milk container : UDDER
25
Pond film : ALGAE
26
Future queens? : PAWNS
27
Weasel : SNEAK
28
Jousts : TILTS
29
More cunning : SLYER
30
Dog breaths : PANTS
32
Dull : PROSY
33
Memento : TOKEN
34
"Magister Ludi" novelist : HESSE
36
Leftist political label: Abbr. : SOC
37
Literary monogram : GBS
40
Andrea _____ (ill-fated liner) : DORIA
41
Win a "no blinking" contest : OUTSTARE
46
Boxer Charles : EZZARD
48
_____ Canals : SOO
50
Fundamentals : ABCS
51
Rock debris : SCREE
52
Libido : EROS
53
Film director Wertmuller : LINA
54
Sacred image : ICON
55
Raines of 40's films : ELLA
56
Afternoon gatherings : TEAS
57
Biblical verb : HATH
58
Trampled : TROD
59
Dash : ELAN
60
_____ Barnacle (Mrs. James Joyce) : NORA

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

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