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New York Times, Friday, November 4, 1994

Author:
Matt Jones
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matthew L. Jones

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Jones. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1104 ( 16,432 )

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Across
1
"Even Cowgirls Get the Blues" star : UMATHURMAN
11
"Star Wars" sage : YODA
15
Modern-day 20-Across : NINEONEONE
16
Common first floor apt. no. : ONEB
17
Riding around town, maybe : TROLLEYING
18
Former Pistons coach Chuck : DALY
19
Cartouches : OVALS
20
Radio message : SOS
21
"Lord of the Rings" tree people : ENTS
22
"Mmmmmm!" : TASTY
25
Back biters : FLEAS
26
1993 Peace Prizewinner : MANDELA
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Word part: Abbr. : SYL
32
Hank Aaron stat : RBI
33
Assign too high a rating to : OVERRANK
35
Best in a race : OUTRUN
37
Jeans maker Strauss : LEVI
38
Smart : STING
40
Mata _____ : HARI
41
Smart Alex? : TREBEK
43
Singer from Ottawa : PAULANKA
45
Hammer's location : EAR
46
Kind of order : GAG
48
Walked on : TRODDEN
49
First name in mysteries : NGAIO
51
Queen of the Misty Isles, in the comics : ALETA
53
Drumsticks, basically : LEGS
54
Spot in the mer : ILE
55
Leonardo's ladies : DAMAS
60
Latin lover's word? : AMAT
61
Tabula rasa : CLEANSLATE
64
Colorado resort : VAIL
65
Photo retoucher : AIRBRUSHER
66
Last of the Stuarts : ANNE
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Get penalized, in some games : LOSEAPOINT
Down
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Golden rule word : UNTO
2
Nuclear missile : MIRV
3
Celebes ox : ANOA
4
Apple targeter : TELL
5
Hip hugger? : HOLSTER
6
One, to Antoine : UNE
7
Fernando, por ejemplo : REY
8
Humidified : MOIST
9
Miffs : ANNOYS
10
Darkroom items, for short : NEGS
11
Novelty song : YODEL
12
Out grocery shopping, maybe : ONANERRAND
13
Comic TV actress : DELTABURKE
14
Brindled cat : ABYSSINIAN
23
Yukon neighbor : ALASKA
24
Film director Gus Van _____ : SANT
25
Winter woe : FLU
26
Kilauea flow : MOLTENLAVA
27
John Doe : AVERAGEMAN
28
Start of many resolutions : NEVERAGAIN
29
Small amount : DRIB
31
Modern breakfast : YOGURT
34
Laotian money : KIP
36
Senator Cochran : THAD
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Basketball's Archibald : NATE
42
Freudian study : EGO
44
Fills with cargo : LOADSUP
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Roman proconsul in a biblical dispute : GALLIO
50
Weaver's fiber : ISTLE
52
Unwelcome looks : LEERS
54
Suffix with myth or monarch : ICAL
56
To boot : ALSO
57
When doubled, a fish : MAHI
58
Heliolater's deity : ATEN
59
Spanish painter : SERT
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Presidential nickname : ABE
63
Inits. of 1933 : NRA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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