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New York Times, Thursday, December 8, 1994

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

This is the first NYT crossword that required solvers to write outside the grid.

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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 1208 ( 16,466 )
Across
1
Instrumental hit of 1964 : JAVA
5
Underwater acronym : SONAR
10
60's singer James : ETTA
14
Bellicose deity : ARES
15
Patti LuPone role : EVITA
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On the road : AWAY
17
Leaning : BIAS
18
"Cheers" in Chihuahua : SALUD
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Point at the dinner table : TINE
20
110% : ALITTLEBITEXTRA
23
"I didn't know that" : GEE
24
Conqueror of 1521 : CORTES
25
Overtippled : HADONETOOMANY
31
Tough situations : FIXES
32
Tennis champ Ramirez et al. : RAULS
33
Charles G. Finney novel "The Circus of Dr. _____" : LAO
36
Served well : ACED
37
Football's Ronnie et al. : LOTTS
38
Handful of hay : WISP
39
Stimpy's TV pal : REN
40
Indian royalty : RANEE
41
Jai alai basket : CESTA
42
Not at all proper : BEYONDTHEPALE
44
Drop out : SECEDE
47
Might symbol : OAK
48
Like Tijuana, e.g. : ACROSSTHEBORDER
54
Portrayal : ROLE
55
Available, in a way : TOLET
56
Eagerly expectant : ATIP
58
_____ happens : ASIT
59
Undermine : ERODE
60
Quotable catcher : YOGI
61
They may be felt : PENS
62
Not as dotty : SANER
63
Brittle cookie : SNAP
Down
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Dig : JAB
2
"O patria mia," e.g. : ARIA
3
Beef alternative : VEAL
4
Transferred, at law : ASSIGNED
5
Sonnet's end : SESTET
6
Geometry's _____ of Cassini : OVAL
7
Memphis locale : NILE
8
"Three men in _____" : ATUB
9
Extremists : RADICALS
10
Hash house : EATERY
11
Amid : TWIXT
12
Rouen relative : TANTE
13
_____ Rock, Australia : AYERS
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Some shirts, informally : TEES
22
Scads : TONS
25
Worship from _____ : AFAR
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Ivory items of old : DICE
27
Cart pullers : OXEN
28
Black Bears' home : ORONO
29
Like some cereal : OATEN
30
Hush-hush : MUTED
33
Have trouble with sisters? : LISP
34
Movie pooch : ASTA
35
Harlequin _____ (varicolored stone) : OPAL
37
Nursery outfits : LAYETTES
38
School times : WEEKDAYS
40
Marge Schott's boys : REDS
41
Mayfair hotel employee : CHAR
42
Falls upon : BESETS
43
Taxi driver, often : TOOTER
44
Throw away : SCRAP
45
Not even : EROSE
46
General Powell : COLIN
49
Brisk dance : HORA
50
United Church of Christ college : ELON
51
Adam of fiction : BEDE
52
007's school : ETON
53
Latvian capital : RIGA
57
Humdinger : PIP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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