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New York Times, Tuesday, February 28, 1995

Author:
Nancy S. Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy S. Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 37 for Ms. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0228 ( 16,548 )
Across
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Naïve ones : BABES
6
Crosswise to a ship's middle : ABEAM
11
_____ Malaprop (Sheridan character) : MRS
14
Massey of "Love Happy" : ILONA
15
Yankee Yogi : BERRA
16
Hour on a grandfather clock : III
17
Twiggy broom : BESOM
18
End-all's companion : BEALL
19
One-liner : GAG
20
"Unfinished" : SCHUBERTSEIGHTH
23
"Glitter and Be _____" ("Candide" song) : GAY
24
Coop denizen : HEN
25
State of France : ETAT
26
Relieved sound : SIGH
29
"Foucault's Pendulum" author : ECO
31
"Ich bin _____ Berliner" : EIN
33
Lennon's lady : ONO
34
Crack the case : SOLVE
36
More pleasant : NICER
40
"Classical" : PROKOFIEVSFIRST
43
Reddish dye : HENNA
44
"...and _____ grow on" : ONETO
45
Ingested : ATE
46
Approves : OKS
48
_____ Lanka : SRI
49
Home of Iowa State : AMES
50
Severe disappointment : BLOW
53
Overhead rails : ELS
55
Hokum : ROT
57
"Kaddish" : BERNSTEINSTHIRD
63
Great many : GOB
64
Coordination loss: Var. : ATAXY
65
Pavarotti, for one : TENOR
66
Prefix with sex or cycle : UNI
67
Beau _____ : GESTE
68
Mother's-side relative : ENATE
69
Aerialist's safeguard : NET
70
Clockmaker Thomas et al. : SETHS
71
M.P.A.A.-approved : RATED
Down
1
Lobster eaters' needs : BIBS
2
British P.M. Douglas-Home : ALEC
3
Hokum : BOSH
4
Ample : ENOUGH
5
Dance in Rio : SAMBA
6
A.M. or P.M., e.g. : ABBR
7
"Pastoral" : BEETHOVENSSIXTH
8
Remove chalk : ERASE
9
Francis of "What's My Line" : ARLENE
10
Neighbor of Senegal : MALI
11
Strength : MIGHT
12
Cowboy's rope : RIATA
13
Tourist attraction : SIGHT
21
Ken Follett's "_____ the Needle" : EYEOF
22
Bottled spirits : GENII
26
Undergrad : SOPH
27
Apropos of : INRE
28
Thug : GOON
30
Sister of Euterpe : CLIO
32
Dope : INFO
34
Good, long bath : SOAK
35
Always : EVER
37
Study for finals : CRAM
38
Villa-building family : ESTE
39
Hwy. numbers : RTES
41
Understood : KNOWN
42
Swizzles : STIRS
47
Certain sofa : SETTEE
49
Parthenon goddess : ATHENA
50
Kid's shooter : BBGUN
51
Sierra _____ : LEONE
52
Trip that's out of this world? : ORBIT
54
Slightest : LEAST
56
Aquatic mammal : OTTER
58
Loses rigidity : SAGS
59
Actress Carrie et al. : NYES
60
_____ the kill : INAT
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Learning method : ROTE
62
1857's _____ Scott Decision : DRED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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