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New York Times, Tuesday, November 8, 1994

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
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C
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G
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A
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M
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1108 ( 16,436 )
Across
1
Punchline reaction : HAHA
5
Detective with a number one son : CHAN
9
Dramatist Chekhov : ANTON
14
Algerian seaport : ORAN
15
Novelist Jaffe : RONA
16
"The Cloister and the Hearth" author : READE
17
He's timely and reliable : JOHNNYONTHESPOT
20
Admits : OWNSUPTO
21
Stream animals : OTTERS
22
"The shakes" : DTS
23
Troubles : WOES
24
Writer W.E.B. : DUBOIS
28
Gielgud and Olivier, e.g. : SIRS
29
Command to Fido : SIT
32
Woodwinds : OBOES
33
Sicilian smoker : ETNA
34
Bullring figure : TORO
35
He's friendly and party-loving : GOODTIMECHARLEY
38
".... _____ best friend" : MANS
39
Prong : TINE
40
Sam's sweetheart on "Cheers" : DIANE
41
Gobbled : ATE
42
Regarding : ASTO
43
Secured : MOORED
44
_____ bien : TRES
45
Spoil : MAR
46
Go at : ASSAIL
49
Window type : CASEMENT
54
He's versatile and adept : JACKOFALLTRADES
56
"A Message From _____" : ALOES
57
November word : VOTE
58
Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
59
Paris subway : METRO
60
Pulitzer-winning author Herbert : AGAR
61
Road for Caesar : ITER
Down
1
Popular roadside chain, for short : HOJO
2
"Pretty Maids All in _____" : AROW
3
Nuclear fission discoverer : HAHN
4
Novelist Radcliffe and others : ANNS
5
Horror movie locales : CRYPTS
6
Says "to-whoo" : HOOTS
7
_____ Domini : ANNO
8
Turner or Cole : NAT
9
Mountain ridges : ARETES
10
Tree houses : NESTS
11
Record : TAPE
12
Bouquet : ODOR
13
New Jersey five : NETS
18
Not the modest sort : NUDIST
19
Cheer : HOORAH
23
Recoil : WINCE
24
Belief : DOGMA
25
Ship sinker : UBOAT
26
Singer in white buck shoes : BOONE
27
Multivolume dicts. : OEDS
28
Shorthand user : STENO
29
Energy type : SOLAR
30
"Goodnight" girl of song : IRENE
31
Trifled : TOYED
33
Gives out : EMITS
34
50-Down, e.g. : TRIO
36
An end in _____ : ITSELF
37
One of 50-Down : ADORER
42
Light musical piece : ARIOSO
43
Maven : MASTER
44
Selfish one : TAKER
45
Island near Sicily : MALTA
46
In _____ (stuck) : AJAM
47
Garage event : SALE
48
Burns, e.g. : SCOT
49
Block : CLOG
50
Christmas travelers? : MAGI
51
Delete, with "out" : EDIT
52
Hawaiian goose : NENE
53
Winter Palace resident : TSAR
55
Actress Gardner : AVA

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

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