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New York Times, Thursday, December 1, 1994

W.W. II battle site, for short

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Estes.
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© 1994, The New York Times12/1/94 ( No. 16,459 )
Across
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Friendly spirit : CASPER
7
Promising places : ALTARS
13
Panicky : ALARMED
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China cabinet display : TEASETS
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Montmartre painter : UTRILLO
18
Dunderhead : HALFWIT
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Not crisp : SOGGY
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Game without losers : TIE
22
Greene of "Bonanza" : LORNE
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On one's ___ : TOES
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Chesterfields : SOFAS
26
Latvia's capital : RIGA
27
Traveler's rest : INN
28
Headed a committee : CHAIRED
30
Turner of channels : TED
31
Single-masted vessel : CATBOAT
33
Window ornamentation : TRACERY
35
Northern seabird : AUK
36
Actress Farrow : MIA
37
Fracases : SCRAPES
41
Fort Knox holding : GOLDBAR
45
Not just any : THE
46
Ear pleaser : EUPHONY
48
One abroad : UNE
49
Hip-hop songs : RAPS
51
Basketball defense : PRESS
52
Taunts : EGGS
53
Acrylic fiber : ORLON
55
W.W. II battle site, for short : IWO
56
Unwelcome reflection : GLARE
57
Kudos : PLAUDIT
59
Handout : FREEBIE
61
Feeling : SENSATE
62
Danced last in Paris? : TANGOED
63
Dracula killers : STAKES
64
Council chiefs : MAYORS
Down
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That's a lye! : CAUSTIC
2
Pennsylvania city : ALTOONA
3
"Madame X" painter : SARGENT
4
Bluenoses : PRIGS
5
Dickens's Little ___ : EMLY
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Electrical unit : REL
7
Fundamentally : ATHEART
8
Actress Thompson : LEA
9
Dark and handsome companion : TALL
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Regarding : ASFOR
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New draft : REWRITE
12
Shoulder-launched missile : STINGER
14
Perform punctiliously : DOTOAT
16
High school sweetheart : STEADY
21
The Beatles' "___ Fell" : IFI
24
Radical reorganization : SHAKEUP
25
Parental talks : SERMONS
28
Two-door : COUPE
29
Many a newspaper : DAILY
32
Call for a shepherd : BAA
34
Blackguard : CAD
37
Barbers' needs : STROPS
38
"Georgia on My Mind" singer : CHARLES
39
Change the flora : REPLANT
40
Lemon-lime drinks : SPRITES
41
Become lax : GOSOFT
42
Bete noire : BUGABOO
43
More sore : ANGRIER
44
Sows anew : RESEEDS
47
Go chop-chop? : HEW
50
Master of marches : SOUSA
52
Nostalgic poem : ELEGY
54
Sask. neighbor : NDAK
56
Actress Rowlands : GENA
58
Follower's tail : ITE
60
Butt : RAM

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

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