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New York Times, Monday, December 18, 1995

Fort ___ (U.S. gold depository)

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times12/18/95 ( No. 16,841 )
Across
1
32-card game : SKAT
5
Place : STEAD
10
Actress Moore : DEMI
14
Not pro : ANTI
15
Creepy : EERIE
16
Andy's partner : AMOS
17
Place of Viking insurgence? : FOOTBALLSTADIUM
20
Banish : EXILE
21
Raises : ELEVATES
22
February 14 name : EROS
25
Opposite WNW : ESE
26
90's music genre : RAP
29
"Lucky Jim" author Kingsley : AMIS
31
Not quite a homer : TRIPLE
36
Org. for Johnnie Cochran : ABA
37
London paper, with "The" : TIMES
39
Roger Rabbit, e.g. : TOON
40
Site of Celtic uprising? : BASKETBALLCOURT
44
Italian wine center : ASTI
45
Liaison : AMOUR
46
Une + due : TRE
47
County Cork roofing : THATCH
50
"Beowulf," e.g. : SAGA
51
Neighbor of Leb. : SYR
52
Jamaican liquor : RUM
54
Oahu goose : NENE
56
Japanese paper figures : ORIGAMIS
61
Saturate : IMBUE
65
Location of Yankee massacre? : BASEBALLDIAMOND
68
Portent : OMEN
69
Approaches : NEARS
70
Kitty feed : ANTE
71
Olympic sword : EPEE
72
___ gum (paint ingredient) : ESTER
73
Comforting reply to "When?" : SOON
Down
1
Not out : SAFE
2
Fort ___ (U.S. gold depository) : KNOX
3
Yours, in Paris : ATOI
4
Duke, e.g. : TITLE
5
Caribbean, e.g. : SEA
6
Part of ITT: Abbr. : TEL
7
First name in mysteries : ERLE
8
Path to the altar : AISLE
9
Loathe : DETEST
10
Baby's utterance : DADA
11
Radiate : EMIT
12
Grimace : MOUE
13
Doctrines : ISMS
18
Tongue-lash : BERATE
19
State : AVER
23
Leave out : OMIT
24
"The Lion King" lion : SIMBA
26
Capital of Morocco : RABAT
27
Make embarrassed : ABASH
28
Linguine, e.g. : PASTA
30
Clothing splitting points : SEAMS
32
Los Angeles judge : ITO
33
Sulks : POUTS
34
Sussex semi : LORRY
35
Door sign : ENTER
38
___-Kettering Institute : SLOAN
41
Model airplane package : KIT
42
Racing sled : LUGE
43
Skulls : CRANIA
48
Hermit ___ : CRAB
49
Compassionate : HUMANE
53
Odometer reading : MILES
55
Thompson and Samms : EMMAS
56
Hautboy : OBOE
57
Steps bypass : RAMP
58
Fortuneteller's start : ISEE
59
Hereditary factor : GENE
60
Blinds crosspiece : SLAT
62
Cher's ex : BONO
63
"Do ___ others..." : UNTO
64
Biblical garden : EDEN
66
Dr. ___ of 26-Across : DRE
67
Neighbor of Leb. : ISR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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