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New York Times, Wednesday, December 6, 1995

Author:
Chet Currier
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chet Currier

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Currier. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1206 ( 16,829 )
Across
1
"The Fall" author : CAMUS
6
Part of an eagle's flight : SWOOP
11
Logician's signoff : QED
14
Alamogordo event : ATEST
15
Cut back : PRUNE
16
Half of dos : UNO
17
Foolish reply : NONSEQUITUR
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Like Mahler's Symphony No. 4 : ING
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Speaks softly : MURMURS
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Tame : SUBDUE
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Kind of ray : MANTA
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Military caps : KEPIS
26
Singer Shirley : BASSEY
30
Topps rival : FLEER
32
Old war story : ILIAD
33
Campaign quest : VOTES
35
Anomalous : ODD
38
Bloke : GENT
39
Bonhomme Richard captain : JONES
40
Water color : AQUA
41
Bad ____, Mich. : AXE
42
Juice, so to speak : POWER
43
Kind of fund : TRUST
44
Bad-and-asked, on Wall Street : QUOTE
46
Andean capital : BOGOTA
47
Favorite place : HAUNT
49
Nigerian port : LAGOS
52
Lowers : ABASES
54
Jazz's Charles Mingus, e.g. : BASSIST
58
Pursuit of satori : ZEN
59
Acme : NEPLUSULTRA
62
"Evil Woman" rock grp. : ELO
63
Angler's basket : CREEL
64
Possibly clashing clothing pattern : PLAID
65
Actor Cariou : LEN
66
Long time : YEARS
67
Suit material : SERGE
Down
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Send packing : CAN
2
Tiny bit : ATOM
3
Computer list : MENU
4
The Beatles' "Back in the ____" : USSR
5
Arose (from) : STEMMED
6
Reject : SPURN
7
Watch station? : WRIST
8
Déclassé : OUT
9
Burden : ONUS
10
Colonial wigs : PERUKES
11
Fair exchange : QUIDPROQUO
12
The blahs : ENNUI
13
Venetian magistrates : DOGES
18
Jetty : QUAY
22
It's full of hard-to-spell words : BEE
24
Seeking : AFTER
26
N.Y.C. race track, informally : BIGA
27
Swoosie's "Sisters" role : ALEX
28
Prerequisite : SINEQUANON
29
Formed a lap : SAT
31
Orchestra leader Baxter : LES
33
I, e.g. : VOWEL
34
I : ONE
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Neatnik's bane : DUST
37
Table material : DATA
39
Tiny bit : JOT
40
S.A. land : ARG
42
Strength : POTENCY
43
Even matches : TOSSUPS
45
Young ____ (tots) : UNS
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Commander : BOSS
47
Eye shade : HAZEL
48
White poplar : ABELE
50
More proficient : ABLER
51
Foes of Caesar : GAULS
53
Parched : SERE
55
Latin "that" : ILLE
56
Luminary : STAR
57
Math branch : TRIG
60
Shell-game item : PEA
61
Block attachment : ADE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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